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Azubuike leads No. 4 Kansas to 75-63 win over E Tennessee St

Nov. 20, 2019 7:47 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The buzzer had just sounded on another win for Kansas when coach Bill Self collared East Tennessee State guard Bo Hodges in front of his bench and whispered something in his ear. Then he did the same to the Buccaneers’ Tray Boyd III. “He was just saying we’re a...

Sneed leads Kansas State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 62-51

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Xavier Sneed had 21 points and six rebounds, Cartier Diarra had seven points and eight assists as Kansas State escaped a scare from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62-51 on Tuesday night.  The Wildcats continue to struggle in the first half and still haven’t led at intermission yet...

Burton carries Wichita State past Gardner-Webb 74-52

Nov. 19, 2019 10:51 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Morris Udeze and reserve Jamarius Burton scored 15 points apiece and Wichita State rolled past Gardner-Webb 74-52 on Tuesday night. Trey Wade pitched in with 11 points and five rebounds for the Shockers (4-0). Erik Stevenson totaled 10 points, five assists and zero turnovers. Jaheam...

Man accused of threatening police with candlestick in church

Nov. 19, 2019 6:35 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police arrested a man who allegedly threatened police with a large candlestick during a disturbance at a church. Police spokeswoman Gretchen Koenen said officers responded to a call early Tuesday about a disturbance at the Holy Name Catholic Church. The nearly 100 children and...

Topeka man sentenced for cyberstalking involving teacher

Nov. 19, 2019 4:50 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 35-year-old Topeka man was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for cyberstalking a former co-worker by using her identity to post sexual content. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Blake Adam Austin was sentenced Tuesday for cyberstalking and possessing and distributing child...

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...

Gay rights advocate seeks Olathe councilwoman’s resignation

Nov. 19, 2019 12:52 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A gay rights activist says an Olathe City Council member should resign after she complained to his employer about his efforts to persuade the council to adopt an ordinance providing protections for LBGTQ residents. Brett Hoedl, chairman of the Equality Kansas Metro Kansas City chapter,...

Wichita officials seek to shutter troubled after-hours club

Nov. 19, 2019 12:14 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita officials are asking a judge for permission to shutter an unlicensed after-hours club that has been the scene of a deadly shooting and other crimes. The Wichita Eagle reports that the city is seeking authorization to padlock the property for two years. The city says that since...