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Time for No. 18 Texas to try to win on the road vs K-State

Sep. 24, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns have won two big games in front of raucous home crowds not seen at Royal-Memorial Stadium in years. With postgame chants of "Texas Fight!" and the strains of "Eyes of Texas" still echoing in their ears, the Longhorns returned to the Top 25 at No. 18. Now they have...

Kansas child welfare system faces sexual assault case

Sep. 24, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' troubled child welfare system was beginning to make progress after months of issues when rape allegations were made public last week involving a teen in the state's custody. A 13-year-old was allegedly raped by a young man who was also in the state's care while at an Olathe...

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

Sep. 23, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England does not have a...

Simpson scores 2 goals, Union beat Sporting KC 2-0

Sep. 23, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jay Simpson scored his first two goals of the season to help the Philadelphia Union beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on a rainy Sunday. Philadelphia (14-12-4) has won six of its last eight games, which include a loss and draw. Sporting KC (15-8-6) had won three of its prior four road...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

Brewer has 3 TD passes for Baylor in 26-7 win over Kansas

Sep. 22, 2018 8:51 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer made it easy for Baylor to stick primarily with one quarterback in the Big 12 opener. After Brewer and graduate transfer Jalan McClendon shared snaps extensively the first three games, Brewer threw three touchdowns and played all but the final series for the Bears in a...

Grier throws 5 TDs, No. 12 WVU rocks Kansas State 35-6

Sep. 22, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen isn't worried about quarterback Will Grier being overwhelmed by the attention and pressure that comes with being a Heisman Trophy candidate. Grier has thrown far too many passes. Played in far too many games. Diagnosed far too many defenses to let...

Woman given 74 years for blaze that killed 2 firefighters

Sep. 21, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison. Thu Hong Nguyen was sentenced Friday for second-degree murder, arson and assault. She was convicted in July of setting a fire to her nail salon in...

Thousands gather to remember slain Kansas deputy

Sep. 21, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Flags are waving throughout Wichita as thousands remember a sheriff's deputy who killed his attacker in his final moments in an act his boss said saved lives. The Wichita Eagle reports that an honor guard of law enforcement officers in dress uniforms and white gloves escorted Sedgwick...

GOP targets Kansas Democrat with 1998 strip club charge

Sep. 21, 2018 1:44 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican group is resurrecting an embarrassing scene in a strip club from a Democratic congressional candidate's past in a television ad that characterizes him as "shady." The Congressional Leadership Fund, a political action committee aimed at maintaining GOP control in the U.S....