The Kansas Turnpike Authority said that the woman was run over after getting out of a moving vehicle
Pete Zevenbergen, a longtime leader of social services in Wyandotte County, is leaving. Randy Callstrom, the head of PACES, a child and family agency that is part of Wyandot Inc., will take over July 1.
The Missouri Mavericks were eliminated from Central Hockey League playoffs in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Sundogs. Arizona’s Kevin Baker scored the game-winner with 51.3 seconds remaining in the second overtime period, putting the Sundogs into the league…
Yordano Ventura picked up his first big-league victory as the Royals beat the Astros 4-2 on Tuesday night in Houston. Ventura limited Houston to a pair of runs in seven innings. He struck out seven. He threw 101 pitches. It was the fifth start of his c…
As their big-league bullpen flounders in the early weeks of the season, the Royals are keeping their eyes peeled for external upgrades. The team will send a representative to two-time All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan’s showcase for teams on Thursday, acco…
The NCAA’s Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.
During the eclipse early this morning, the moon’s appearance changed from bright orange to blood red to dark brown and gray.
Former senator lays out an extended tour of eastern Kansas next week
This would be funny if it wasn’t so, uh, disgusting. When it responded to an unhappy customer on Twitter, US Airways attached a photo of a woman pleasuring herself with a model airplane.
The Chiefs conducted a private on-campus workout with Virginia University of Lynchburg cornerback Keith Lewis on Monday, and apparently it went so well Lewis felt compelled to tweet about it.
The shooting suspect booked into the Johnson County jail as Frazier Glenn Cross is better known as F. Glenn Miller, a southwest Missouri man long known for deeply anti-Semitic and racist statements.
Reat Griffin Underwood, a freshman at Blue Valley High School, was with his grandfather outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park when the vehicle they were in was struck by gunfire. Reat’s grandfather, William Lewis Corporon, who had taken …
There was an over-50 renaissance this week at the 78th Masters, with Fred Couples, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Bernhard Langer finishing strong.
Conan O’Brien wore a muscle suit, and Zac Efron bared his real chest. And actors paid tribute to the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Walker. Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards were a mix of the serious and the silly. While there were no Miley Cyrus-type mo…
The Royals hope to avoid a sweep as they face the Twins on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. The game begins at 1:10 p.m., and can be seen on Fox Sports Kansas City.
With $41.4 million in its second week of release, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” held off “Rio 2″ at the weekend box office.
A Columbia advisory panel researching a proposed ordinance that would decriminalize cultivation of small amounts of marijuana has agreed to work with the city’s Board of Health on the issue before making a recommendation to the City Council this summer.
In May 2010, Tallgrass Brewing Co. became the first brewer in Kansas to sell craft beer in cans. After that move, sales rocketed in out-of-state markets where beer drinkers had accepted that good brew could come in an aluminum can. Now, Kansas Citians…
Burns & McDonnell’s fifth annual half-marathon and 5K, benefiting Science City, passed through Loose Park on Saturday morning.
Accident occurred on Kansas 10 near Kansas 7 in Johnson County.
The Royals’ only run resulted from a botched Twins double play. On the first night of a nine-game stretch against dreck like Minneosta and Houston, the Royals stumbled.
An attorney for Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe filed a motion Friday to suppress evidence related to Bowe’s arrest in November for allegedly speeding and possessing more than 10 grams of marijuana.
A project to repair and repaint the water tower by Worlds of Fun is underway. Worlds of Fun will share the cost of painting the tower its iconic colors and theme.
Gary Woodland, a Topeka native and KU graduate, fired a 2-under 70 on Thursday in the first round of the Masters, finishing the day just 2 shots behind leader Bill Haas.
Rob Magee’s barbecue restaurant and bar is scheduled to open Saturday at 1000 W. 39th St. His goal: Bring barbecue up to the next level — full-service, competition barbecue with upgraded beers and wines and specialty cocktails.
A still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee report calls into question the legal foundation of the CIA’s use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists, a finding that challenges the key defense on which the agen…
Voted into the final round of USA Today’s “Most Inspiring Athlete” contest, Park Hill High junior Nick Hibbeler forfeits his spot in the competition to allow a terminally ill student-athlete from Washington state a shot at the final prize.
NFL jerseys manufactured by Nike, at least the top-end ones, are about to take a hefty hike in price. The reason? Partly the fact that NFL fans have shown they’ll pay a pretty penny for their favorite swag, and partly because Nike has a corner on the m…