Missouri remains NCAA Tournament-bound in only 51 of 90 brackets compiled at BracketMatrix.com. The prospect of coming up short of the tourney isn’t one Missouri wants to face.
How does a man reach the point in which prison seems like a more attractive option than freedom? It’s the question Roy Murphy is attempting to answer to a visiting stranger with a pen and a notepad. In his seat, he fidgets. He starts to speak, stops. T…
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement today suggesting opposition to a bill that would allow people to cite religious freedom as a legal reason to deny services to some people. The bill is seen as allowing service denials to gays and lesbians.
Maybe the U.S. senator from Kansas can relax now. During the last seven days, his campaign ensured that his upstart primary opponent had a “Todd Akin week” bad enough to all but take the radiologist out of the race.
Retired Kansas City Bishop Raymond James Boland died Thursday in Ireland, his native land. Suffering from lung cancer, the 82-year-old Boland last week returned to Cork to enter hospice care. He was bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph from …
The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.
All MAX buses and 22 other Metro buses will offer the service beginning next week. Riders can check it out from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the MAX stop at 51st and Oak streets.
Kansas City is one of eight communities still in the running for the GOP
Missouri senators have given initial approval to legislation seeking a potential truce in an economic competition with bordering Kansas.
A 30-year-old Kansas City man who shot at police faces 60 years in prison.
Police are looking for a man who robbed a CVS on Feb. 14.
A Kansas City man who kidnapped, raped and killed a Raytown South High School freshman in 1989 was executed by lethal injection early Wednesday. Michael Anthony Taylor, 47, was pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday’s execution was the fourth carried …
Wichita State is forcing its way into college basketball history alongside the sport’s biggest names. The second-ranked Shockers became the first team to go 30-0 in the regular season with Tuesday’s 69-49 win over Bradley in Peoria, Ill. They are one o…
General admission tickets for Boulevardia, June 13-15 in the West Bottoms, cost $10 and go on sale March 5. Three-day passes and tickets to Boulevardia’s Taps & Tastes beer event cost more.
At $365 million to $460 million, fixing up the three existing terminals would be 30 to 38 percent of the cost of building a new, $1.2 billion terminal according to an estimate released Tuesday.
“Blurred Lines” singer Robin Thicke and his wife, Paula Patton, have separated after nearly nine years of marriage, the couple announced on Monday.
Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews is heading back to the ballroom. She competed on “Dancing With the Stars” four years ago, making it all the way to third place. And now she’s set to replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as the show’s co-host.
Police say actor Sam Worthington has been arrested in New York City for punching a photographer after the man kicked Worthington’s girlfriend in the shin.
Missouri would get 24,000 new jobs if the state expands eligibility for its Medicaid program, a new report says, but the analysis by the Department of Economic Development is unlikely to sway the Republican-led legislature.
Terez A. Paylor, The Star’s Chiefs reporter, is covering the NFL combine. Follow his tweets from Indianapolis.
A law enacted last year that prevents Kansas’ government agencies from infringing on residents’ religious liberties has become an issue in the Legislature’s current debate on how best to proceed in case federal courts invalidate the state’s gay marriag…
Taliban insurgents assaulted a checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, leaving 19 soldiers dead and seven missing, officials said. It was the deadliest single incident for the Afghan army in at least a year.
KU uncorked a 43-10 rampage to end the first half on the way to an 85-54 victory over Texas on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. There were so many things you could point to in that span, but nothing reverberated like Andrew Wiggins, who turns 19 today and…
Judy Swanson is going to see her insurance premiums plummet this year, courtesy of the Affordable Care Act. So is William Gray. But the two are poles apart in how they feel about the law, representing a nation as divided as ever over whether the ACA is…
The $350 million development in Overland Park will push the College Boulevard business corridor farther west, adding 600,000 square feet of office space to one of the area’s biggest employment centers.
It happened in Chicago.
The police chiefs in Missouri’s two largest cities are asking the state Supreme Court for guidance on red-light camera ordinances, which are increasingly being called into question.
George L. Spencer agreed to sentences totaling seven years in prison after molesting a 13-year-old girl in the church while her family attended Bible study.