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Chip Lindsey hoping to sustain Troy's successful run

Aug. 19, 2019 12:59 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Chip Lindsey and his family were just settling into their new house in Kansas when he received a call about taking over Troy's football program. Lindsey, who had recently become Les Miles' offensive coordinator at Kansas, moved into the house with his family on Jan. 4 shortly after they...

Smith scores first MLS goal, Sporting KC beats Earthquakes

Aug. 17, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Graham Smith scored his first MLS goal, Benny Feilhaber also connected and Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night. Smith tapped in a rebound from point-blank range to make it 2-1 in the 76th minute. Johnny Russell's free kick from just outside the...

The Latest: 4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in Kansas

Aug. 16, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a series of earthquakes in Kansas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m. Friday, with an epicenter...

4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in Kansas

Aug. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas on Friday morning near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m., with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Hutchinson. The U.S. Geological...

Republicans still waiting on Pompeo in Kansas Senate race

Aug. 16, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Even though U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared a Senate run to be "off the table" next year, many fellow Republicans in Washington and his home state of Kansas aren't buying it. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is among the GOP senators encouraging the former congressman to...

Mother arrested in death of 2-year-old Wichita boy

Aug. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman was arrested Thursday in the May death of her 2-year-old son in the latest case involving a Wichita-area child who died despite the involvement of state welfare officials. Kimberly Compass, 23, is jailed without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder. Her son, Zayden...

Correction: Prison Recordings story

Aug. 15, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about an investigation into the use by prosecutors of prison recordings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the special master appointed by the judge. The special master was David Cohen, not Steve Clymer who defended the U.S. attorney's office. A...

Wife's body found after police kill estranged husband

Aug. 14, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

A missing woman was found dead in Arkansas hours after police fatally shot her estranged, rifle-toting husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said Wednesday. The body of 49-year-old Sylvia Ussery-Pearson was found Tuesday night in northwestern Arkansas' Benton County, police said...

The Latest: Wife's body found after police shoot husband

Aug. 14, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on police fatally shooting a man near a popular shopping area (all times local): 1:18 p.m. Police have found a woman's body in Arkansas after police fatally shot her estranged husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas. Police in Overland Park, Kansas,...

Kansas City, Kansas, police say child fatally shot

Aug. 14, 2019 9:26 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas, police say a child shot while riding in the back of a vehicle has died. A man who was in the backseat was in serious but stable condition after also being shot Tuesday. Their ages and names have not been released. The Kansas City Star reports the man told...