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Kansas City mayor seeks ideas from public to honor King

Nov. 13, 2019 11:52 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is asking people interested in honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to submit ideas to the city’s parks board within 90 days. Lucas’ announcement on Tuesday comes a week after voters chose to restore The Paseo name to a boulevard...

Record cold follows early snowstorm over much of eastern US

Nov. 12, 2019 4:48 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday. The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall...

The Latest: About 1,200 flights cancelled at O'Hare airport

Nov. 11, 2019 9:18 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm in the Midwest (all times local): 8 p.m. Between 2 and 6 inches of snow fell in northern Illinois, forcing the cancellation of about 1,200 flights at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The National Weather Service said Monday night that snowfall has ended...

Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

Nov. 11, 2019 4:13 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady's staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible. He would walk into the gymnasium of an elite prospect on a cold...

Record: Officer tried to keep victims quiet after cop threat

Nov. 11, 2019 3:09 PM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — An off-duty Kansas police officer who was sentenced to probation for drunkenly threatening to shoot a bar server was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges, according to court records. The Kansas City Star obtained...

POLL ALERT: Kentucky the new No. 1 in Top 25, Duke up to No. 2; Michigan State, Louisville, Kansas round out top five

Nov. 11, 2019 12:03 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Kentucky the new No. 1 in Top 25, Duke up to No. 2; Michigan State, Louisville, Kansas round out top five.

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

Titans rally, spoil Mahomes' return beating Chiefs 35-32

Nov. 10, 2019 5:56 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forcing Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs to settle for a bunch of field goals gave the Tennessee Titans a chance to stay close. Ryan Tannehill and a cornerback only activated off injured reserve a week ago helped make the Chiefs pay for their fifth and sixth attempts....

Kansas State topples UNLV 60-56 in overtime

Nov. 9, 2019 9:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Xavier Sneed clutched his right ankle and writhed in pain on the floor in front of Kansas State's bench near the end of the first half Saturday and coach Bruce Weber was more concerned with his senior guard's long-term health just two games into the season. The concern didn't last long....

Dicker FG sends Texas over No. 20 Kansas State 27-24

Nov. 9, 2019 8:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas needed a win to keep any lingering Big 12 title hopes alive. The Longhorns got it behind the same fourth-quarter formula they used a few weeks ago: Give up a late lead before quarterback Sam Ehlinger engineers a long drive to set up a Cameron Dicker field goal as time expires....