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No. 8 Jayhawks cruise past UTEP 78-52 with Border War next

Dec. 07, 2021 22:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji tried to convince everyone listening that he wasn't looking past UTEP to a showdown with Missouri. The smirk that he tried to hide gave him away. Still, the high-scoring Kansas guard held his focus long enough to pour in 23 points...

Dole honored with events in DC, his hometown, Kansas capital

Dec. 07, 2021 22:03 PM EST

Bob Dole will be honored Friday in a private memorial service attended by President Joe Biden as well as a public service at the World War II Memorial in Washington before the casket of the former presidential candidate and decorated soldier travels to Kansas for events in his hometown and the...

Patrol: Woman who ran to help crash victim fatally hit

Dec. 07, 2021 21:19 PM EST

An Alaska woman who got out of her vehicle to try to help at the scene of a rollover crash in northeastern Kansas died after she was hit by a semitrailer, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crash happened Sunday afternoon on Interstate 70 in western Shawnee County, according to the...

Cards, Pack, Bucs, Pats, Chiefs still top 5 in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 07, 2021 20:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, it’s lonely at the top. Except for the latest AP Pro32 poll. The top five teams are all quite familiar with each other as they remain unchanged from last week. The Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay...

Police ID teen fatally shot at Kansas City, Kansas, party

Dec. 07, 2021 09:10 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have identified a person killed in a shooting at a party in Kansas City, Kansas, last week as a 16-year-old high school student. Hugo Hernandez-Vasquez died at a hospital following the late Friday night shooting in the city’s Shawnee Heights...

Police say deputy fatally shot man in Blue Springs standoff

Dec. 07, 2021 08:42 AM EST

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of firing gunshots into a suburban Kansas City home before a standoff with police was fatally shot by a Jackson County sheriff’s deputy, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. The shooting happened Monday night after deputies were called...

Kansas to get $27.6M from firm investigated over drug costs

Dec. 06, 2021 17:58 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will receive nearly $27.6 million from a legal settlement with the company that manages prescription costs for its Medicaid program, after an investigation into whether the company had overcharged the state, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday. ...

New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables turns attention to players

Dec. 06, 2021 17:45 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brent Venables already has received two Oklahoma welcomes fit for a king. Hundreds of Sooners fans who watched coach Lincoln Riley leave for Southern California last week flocked to Norman’s airport on Sunday night to cheer the arrival of Venables, Riley's...

Broncos back in last place after another meltdown vs Chiefs

Dec. 06, 2021 16:54 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With the AFC West lead so tantalizingly in reach, the Denver Broncos fumbled, bumbled and stumbled their way to another loss against Kansas City, plunging to their familiar whereabouts in the division's cellar instead. As usual, coach Vic Fangio's defense...

Patrol: 2 14-year-olds killed, other injured in Kansas crash

Dec. 06, 2021 09:56 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Two 14-year-olds died and three other teens were injured in a crash in Manhattan over the weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The crash happened Sunday afternoon, when a sport utility vehicle heading east on Kansas Highway 18 crashed...