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QB Jarret Doege gives WVU hopes for bowl berth

Nov. 19, 2019 4:34 PM EST

West Virginia’s chances for an elusive bowl berth rest with a quarterback who wasn’t a significant part of the offense a few games ago. Bowling Green transfer Jarret Doege delivered last week in his first start when West Virginia needed a spark at Kansas State to end a five-game losing streak....

Teen charged in Kansas says he didn’t know gun was loaded

Nov. 19, 2019 3:52 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 13-year-old charged with murder in Kansas told investigators he didn’t know a gun was loaded when a 14-year-old was fatally shot. The Kansas City Star reports court documents released recently say the teenagers stole the gun from a car and were playing with it when Zavier...

Kobach’s brand still sells with GOP in Senate race in Kansas

Nov. 19, 2019 2:43 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach isn’t fazed that fellow Republicans worry he’s unpopular or too brash in pushing his hard-right views to keep Kansas’ open Senate seat in GOP hands next year. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others are so concerned that they’ve spent...

Runaway Kansas police dog bites 14-year-old on face, chest

Nov. 19, 2019 10:48 AM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a runaway Kansas police dog bit a teenager on the face and chest. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that the German shepherd, named Bocephus, disappeared Monday night. Someone found the dog, put him on a leash and walked around a...

Chargers’ Okung, Chiefs’ Thompson inactive in Mexico City

Nov. 18, 2019 10:13 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Left tackle Russell Okung was out for a second straight week when the Los Angeles Chargers faced the Kansas City Chiefs at Azteca Stadium on Monday night. Okung has a groin injury that kept him out against Oakland 11 days ago, and he hadn’t improved enough to face the Chiefs (6-4)...

Kansas distillery pleads guilty to Clean Air Act violation

Nov. 18, 2019 6:28 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A distillery could be fined up to $1 million for a chlorine gas cloud that lingered over a city in northeastern Kansas in 2016. Federal prosecutors say MGP Ingredients pleaded guilty Monday to negligently violating the federal Clean Air Act, a misdemeanor. In October 2016, a chlorine...

Camel, cow, donkey found roaming together along Kansas road

Nov. 18, 2019 3:00 PM EST

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities discovered a camel, a cow and a donkey roaming together along a Kansas road in a grouping reminiscent of a Midwestern Christmas Nativity scene. The Goddard Police Department asked for help Sunday in locating the owners of the “three friends traveling together...

Kansas researcher denies working for Chinese university

Nov. 18, 2019 1:50 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An associate professor in Kansas accused of secretly working for a Chinese university contends in a court filing that a visiting scholar fabricated the allegations against him after unsuccessfully trying to extort him for $300,000. Attorneys for Feng “Franklin” Tao filed...

Day care worker gets 10-year term in Kansas baby’s death

Nov. 18, 2019 1:24 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A woman convicted in the killing of a 9-month-old boy at a Kansas day care has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Carrody Melissa Buchhorn was found guilty in July of second-degree murder in the September 2016 death of Oliver Ortiz at the Sunshine Kids...

POLL ALERT: Duke rises to No. 1 in Top 25, then Louisville, Michigan St, Kansas, North Carolina; Kentucky drops to No. 9

Nov. 18, 2019 12:04 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Duke rises to No. 1 in Top 25, then Louisville, Michigan St, Kansas, North Carolina; Kentucky drops to No. 9.