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Kansas police responding to overdose call shoot, kill man

Feb. 04, 2023 12:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say an officer shot and killed an armed man after he fled from the scene of an opioid overdose on a bicycle. The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department said in a news release that officers spotted the man pedaling away Friday night from a...

New bloods changing college hoops landscape

Feb. 03, 2023 14:43 PM EST

Perennial powers frontloaded the final poll of the 2012-13 college basketball season. The top 10 included Louisville, Kansas, Duke, Indiana and Georgetown. Gonzaga was No. 1, at the start of its rise to the sport's upper echelon. Flash forward 10 years and the AP Top...

A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

Feb. 03, 2023 12:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation's worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn't been cooperating. Consider what happened in January: The government said...

Kansas commits $304M to chip plant to lure federal funds

Feb. 02, 2023 20:44 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas plans to give $304 million in taxpayer-funded incentives to a semiconductor company in its largest city to build a huge new factory, but the project won't go forward without funds the U.S. government has promised for rebuilding the nation's chip-making capacity. ...

Florida upends No. 2 Tennessee 67-54 behind Colin Castleton

Feb. 01, 2023 22:26 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton is accustomed to being double-teamed every time he touches the ball, so he was pleasantly surprised — maybe even downright stunned — when Tennessee opted to guard him with a single defender in the second half. “I’ve got to take...

Gregory scores 25, K-State women top No. 12 Iowa State 78-77

Feb. 01, 2023 22:12 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Gabby Gregory scored 25 points and combined with Serena Sundell to make 7 of 8 free throws in the last 22 seconds and Kansas State defeated No. 12 Iowa State, the Big 12 Conference co-leader, 78-77 on Wednesday night. Gregory clinched it with free throws with...

Morris, Harmon help No. 24 Texas top West Virginia 69-56

Feb. 01, 2023 21:48 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Sonya Morris scored 17 points, Rori Harmon scored nine of her 14 in the fourth quarter and No. 24 Texas turned back West Virginia 69-56 on Wednesday night to stay on top of the Big 12 Conference standings. The Longhorns led from the start, running their...

Abortion foes: 2024 GOP hopefuls must back federal limits

Feb. 01, 2023 15:16 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Emboldened anti-abortion activists are looking to the 2024 presidential election as an opportunity to solidify their influence over the Republican Party. Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, the most influential group in the anti-abortion movement, is telling each...

No. 15 TCU without Miles in 76-72 win over West Virginia

Feb. 01, 2023 00:40 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Damion Baugh had 16 points and 10 assists, big man Eddie Lampkin Jr. made an unexpected return from injury and 15th-ranked TCU overcame the absence of top scorer Mike Miles Jr. to beat West Virginia 76-72 on Tuesday night. “We’re fighters, no matter...

No. 8 Kansas avenges earlier loss to No. 7 K-State, 90-78

Jan. 31, 2023 23:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson remembers every slight. Every criticism. Every chip that's landed on his shoulder. You can bet the Kansas forward remembers watching Kansas State fans storm the court after beating the Jayhawks. So with revenge on their mind, Wilson...