Former three-term state Rep. Patricia Lightner of Olathe announced her candidacy, triggering an August primary and adding a new twist to a race that is now increasingly difficult to handicap. She will face incumbent chair Ed Eilert and commissioner Ed …
Kansas City police are investigating after a homeless man was found beaten and incoherent Saturday night near 9th Street and Highland Avenue.
Before Saturday’s game at Tennessee, some prominent national observers still projected the Missouri Tigers in the 68-team field for the NCAA Tournament despite a disappointingly uneven run through the Southeastern Conference. Others had Missouri on the…
Central Missouri senior forward Keuna Flax came through with a driving layup with 5 seconds remaining, propelling Central Missouri to a 71-69 victory over Fort Hays State. The Jennies will play Emporia State for the title at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Olathe police went bar-to-bar Friday night to check if establishments were making sure patrons were old enough to drink alcohol.
A motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries late Friday when his cycle struck the rear of another vehicle on southbound Interstate 35 in Olathe.
The victim was bludgeoned to death in a homeless camp along the Missouri River.
She will take the helm of the program that replaced Walt Bodine’s long-running show on the public station at 89.3 FM. Kaufmann worked alongside Bodine from 2008 to 2010.
U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
The firefighter, who fell on stairs, was taken to the hospital for evaluation of a back injury. The firefighter was treated and release.
Seems to me they are the wrong people to be playing cat and mouse games with
Kansas Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts split on approach to prosecuting sexual assault cases in the military.
That screening found that the oxygen level in Cassandra Foster’s first child, Sophia, was dangerously low. It was the first step to discovering that Sophia had numerous critical heart defects. Sophia is healthy now, and her mother wants every newborn i…
Measures would help microbreweries and allow grocers and convenience stores to phase in sales of strong beer, wine and liquor. Opposition has come from retail liquor stores and beer wholesalers.
And…Kansas conservative members of Congress applaud big spending on NBAF
Missouri junior Kearsten Peoples, a native of Ottawa, Kan., will head to the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships, which begin March 14 in Albuquerque, N.M., as the favorite in the women’s shot put.
In 27 days, James Shields intends to stand atop the mound at Comerica Park in Detroit as the Royals Opening Day starter for the second year in a row. He will also cross a self-imposed deadline for any contract negotiations. Shields has said repeatedly …
Three suspects are now charged in the southern Missouri case
Independence police arrested a suspect who allegedly robbed a postal carrier in Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon.
Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR News for decades, is stepping down from the comedy news quiz show “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” and retiring from the network this spring.
Monday’s low set a record for March 3 when temperatures dropped to 7 degrees below zero at 5:40 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 1 degree below zero, set in 1978. A warming trend is expected to push temperatures …
New Create Art Studio offers classes and open studio. Jefferson’s restaurant will open in Olathe. BurgerFi plans Lawrence and Leawood restaurants. El Potro Mexican Cafe & Cantina opens in Bonner Springs.
All that cheering today at the Kansas City Art Institute is for alumnus Paul Briggs, who was part of the team who created “Frozen,” which won on Oscar on Sunday.
Socialheart hosted its annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Party at the Beast haunted house on Friday. Proceeds benefited Boys Grow, a local nonprofit that helps inner-city boys.
After a few days of torrential rain, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at tonight’s Academy Awards. Unlike the stormy hosting of Seth MacFarlane last year, the 86th annual Oscars ceremony, which gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Central time, is expe…
Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas continued his torrid first week in the Cactus League. He swatted homers in his first two-at bats in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday in Mesa, Ariz.
Shots were fired at service stations at Truman Road and the Paseo, 27th Street and Brooklyn Avenue, and near Gregory Boulevard and U.S. 71. No injuries were reported.
Two days after the conclusion of his first music conference in Kansas City, Louis Meyers, the director of Folk Alliance International,, was feeling as elated as he was sleep-deprived. “It exceeded our wildest expectations,” he said on Tuesday. “I’d say…