Latest Kansas News

No. 20 Colorado tops Loyola-Marymount 76-64 to stay unbeaten

Dec. 5, 2019 2:05 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado found out what it's like to get someone's best shot. Now the Buffaloes are ready to take theirs against a storied program. D'Shawn Schwartz had a season-high 16 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer late, and No. 20 Colorado withstood another upset scare Wednesday night...

No. 7 Baylor rebounds from loss, beats Georgia 72-38

Dec. 4, 2019 10:59 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 7 Baylor rebounded from its first loss in nearly a year with a 72-38 win over Georgia on Wednesday night. The defending national champion Lady Bears (8-1) had won 36 in a row overall before their loss Saturday night to then-No. 5 South...

Kansas GOP congressman faces probe of voter registration

Dec. 4, 2019 7:51 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities plan to investigate whether a freshman Kansas congressman broke state laws by listing a UPS Inc. store as his address on a voter registration form and for obtaining a mail-in ballot in a November election. The questions about Rep. Steve Watkins come as some fellow...

Youngest of 4 kids killed in Thanksgiving crash was 9 months

Dec. 4, 2019 9:28 AM EST

BELLEVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Four children killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash in Kansas had been headed with their mother and her boyfriend to a relative's house when their sport utility vehicle overturned in wintry weather and landed on its top in a pond, authorities said. A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper...

Trump: Would talk to Pompeo if GOP risks losing in Kansas

Dec. 3, 2019 12:12 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he would talk to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about running for an open Senate seat in Kansas if Republicans appeared at risk of losing it next year. Trump’s comments to reporters Tuesday during a NATO meeting in London came as Pompeo dismissed speculation...

Sneed, McGuirl lead Kansas State past Florida A&M 76-58

Dec. 2, 2019 11:06 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After two straight losses by Kansas State, Xavier Sneed said Monday night was a chance to get back on track. Sneed and the Wildcats responded with a 76-58 win over Florida A&M. He had 18 points, Mike McGuirl scored 16 and Cartier Diarra provided 11 as Kansas State ended their...

Sneed, McGuirl lead Kansas State past Florida A&M 76-58

Dec. 2, 2019 10:21 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Xavier Sneed had 18 points, Mike McGuirl scored 16 and Cartier Diarra provided 11 and Kansas State beat Florida A&M 76-58 on Monday night. Evins Desir led the Rattlers with 18 points and eight rebounds and M.J. Randolph scored 10. The Wildcats (5-2) forced 17 turnovers and scored...

Louisville is new No. 1, unranked Michigan goes to No. 4

Dec. 2, 2019 5:23 PM EST

Louisville is the latest No. 1 following an unexpected loss by Duke. Michigan has matched a record by debuting at No. 4. A season of parity is taking a toll in the AP Top 25. Louisville became the fourth team in five weeks to claim the top spot, receiving 48 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel in...

Man who says he was banned from Kansas may return after deal

Dec. 2, 2019 5:16 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who claims he was banished from Kansas as a condition of a plea deal could be allowed back in the state under an agreement reached Monday, although a county prosecutor disputes that he was ever banned from returning. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas said in a news...

Fetus found in Wichita died of stillbirth/miscarriage

Dec. 2, 2019 4:43 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a human fetus found near a river in Wichita in November died from stillbirth or miscarriage. The Wichita Eagle reports an autopsy report filed last month in Sedgwick County District Court found that the fetus was not capable of living or developing outside the...