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Man charged in fire that killed 2 children, his girlfriend

Jan. 26, 2023 13:51 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder after his girlfriend and two young girls died in a house fire. Kyle J. Tyler, 32, was also charged Wednesday with two counts of aggravated child endangerment and one count of aggravated...

Florida leaves Gamecocks behind in 2nd half of 81-60 win

Jan. 25, 2023 21:45 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton scored 18 points and Florida pulled away in the second half to beat South Carolina 81-60 on Wednesday night. Castleton was 7-of-10 shooting and blocked four shots in leading the Gators (12-8, 5-3 SEC) to their fifth win in six games. ...

Self assessment: Skidding No. 9 Kansas has little margin

Jan. 25, 2023 18:03 PM EST

Bill Self hasn’t had to go through many stretches like this in his 20 seasons at Kansas. Yet the coach hasn't seemed angry or even all that discouraged during a rare three-game losing streak. Self knows this isn’t the same Jayhawks team that won the national championship last...

No. 12 Iowa State holds on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76

Jan. 25, 2023 00:24 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaren Holmes matched his season high with 23 points as No. 12 Iowa State held on to beat No. 5 Kansas State 80-76 on Tuesday night. The Cyclones (15-4, 6-2 Big 12) moved into a three-way tie atop the conference standings with the Wildcats and Texas. ...

Miles, No. 11 TCU lead throughout in 79-52 win over Oklahoma

Jan. 24, 2023 23:13 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Micah Peavey was already headed back the other way to play defense for 11th-ranked TCU, thinking like everyone else that the ball was going out of bounds. Except Rondel Walker made an incredible save. Walker somehow kept the ball in play near midcourt...

Governor decries 'distracting' Kansas with 'wedge issues'

Jan. 24, 2023 22:05 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly called Tuesday for Kansas officials to stop distracting themselves with "wedge issues” in education, sharply rebuking a Republican-controlled Legislature pursuing policies catering to conservative parents unhappy with public schools. ...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jan. 24, 2023 19:37 PM EST

Topeka Capital-Journal. January 2023. Editorial: JuliAnn Mazachek will face challenges at Washburn University. We wish her well. Welcome back to Topeka, JuliAnn Mazachek. Washburn University is lucky to have you back as its president. The...

No. 17 Baylor beats No. 9 Kansas in matchup of last 2 champs

Jan. 24, 2023 00:48 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Langston Love came up huge for 17th-ranked Baylor after No. 9 Kansas took its only lead in a matchup of the last two national champions, both of whom have endured three-game losing streaks in Big 12 play. The reigning champion Jayhawks are on their three-game...

Purdue back at No. 1 in AP Top 25, Alabama right behind

Jan. 23, 2023 14:18 PM EST

Purdue is back at No. 1 in the AP Top 25. Alabama is right behind the Boilermakers. Purdue returned to the top spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, moving up two spots after Temple knocked off No. 1 Houston over the weekend. The Boilermakers received...

Kansas senator's reelection campaign scammed out of $690K

Jan. 23, 2023 13:08 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Someone scammed U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran's reelection campaign out of $690,000 by getting the Kansas Republican's accounting firm to wire the money to fraudulent bank accounts, his office said Monday. Moran's campaign treasurer, Timothy Gottschalk, notified the...