Kansas basketball assistant coach Kurtis Townsend knew about potential payments to entice a prized recruit to enroll at the school, defense attorneys in a federal court case suggested. KU should investigate.
Superintendent Mark Bedell is facing a challenge as he seeks to regain full accreditation for Kansas City Public Schools. Now, a delay in the release of test scores will make Bedell’s job even more difficult.
The Kansas City Council is poised to vote on an economic development plan for distressed East Side neighborhoods that also includes a provision that would rename The Paseo in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
The American Jazz Museum in Kansas City spent much of the year in turmoil. It still lacks a permanent director and board of directors, and Mayor Sly James should address the problem as soon as possible.
Five former Kansas City Public Schools students or recent graduates have been shot and killed in 2018. All were minorities. At least seven other current students have been injured by gunfire since August.
In November, Kansas City voters will consider two tax increases — a property tax bump for libraries and a higher gas tax for Missouri. The city’s overall tax burden is already one of the highest in the country.
In a recent Kansas gubernatorial debate, Democratic nominee Laura Kelly and Republican nominee Kris Kobach each accused the other of lying about public school funding. Which of them is telling the truth?
Kansas took over 21 failing nursing homes this year. To mitigate what will be an even bigger problem as the population ages, state lawmakers must fund programs that help older Kansans stay in their homes.
President Donald Trump and top Democrats keep stoking the Brett Kavanaugh flames ahead of the November midterm elections. But it’s to move on — and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and Sen. Claire McCaskill understand that.
No wonder abuse and neglect investigators at the Kansas Department for Children and Families burn out and are hard to replace: In this area, they have three times the number of cases they’re supposed to.
Moving a big-screen TV into a new home in the middle of the night is not ideal. But it’s not illegal. After handcuffing him outside his own home, the Tonganoxie Police Department owes Karle Robinson an apology.
It is time for both U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder and Democratic challenger Sharice Davids to stop arguing about debates and actually debate. Both candidates in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District owe that to voters.