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  • Kansas moves to No. 1, will face No. 2 Oklahoma Monday night

    January 4, 2016 1:52 PM

    Kansas and Oklahoma moved to the top two spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll and the Big 12 schools will meet Monday night. Kansas (12-1) received 44 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday while Oklahoma (12-0) got the other 21. It will be the... more »
  • Michigan State, Kansas, Oklahoma stay 1-2-3 in AP Top 25

    December 21, 2015 1:42 PM

    Michigan State, Kansas and Oklahoma held the top three spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for a second straight week. There was a shakeup in the rest of the top 10 after a weekend of upsets. The Spartans (12-0) were a near unanimous choice, receiving all but... more »
  • Michigan State, Kansas stay 1-2 in AP Top 25

    December 14, 2015 2:04 PM

    Michigan State and Kansas remain the top two teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Spartans (11-0) are a runaway No. 1, receiving all but one first-place vote from the 65-member national media panel on Monday. Kansas (8-1) was on top of the other ballot. Oklahoma, after its... more »
  • Kansas football player brain dead after collapsing

    November 4, 2015 5:34 PM

    SHARON SPRINGS, Kan. - The father of a Kansas high school football player who collapsed on the sidelines during a playoff game says his son is on life support but has no brain activity. David Schemm held a news conference Wednesday outside Swedish Medical Center in the Denver suburb... more »
  • Dachshund rescued after 13 days under concrete slab

    April 23, 2015 7:32 PM

    DERBY, KS - A miniature dachshund has been rescued after spending 13 days trapped underneath a concrete slab at her home in Kansas. The Wichita Eagle reports that the dog, named Lucy, disappeared April 3 while in her fenced Derby yard. It turns out Lucy had dug underneath the slab... more »
  • LSU Scouting Report: One-on-One with Paul Mainieri Play Video

    February 13, 2015 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU opens the 2015 baseball tonight at The Box against the University of Kansas. The new season brings along new hopes and high expectations. News 2's John Pastorek got a scouting report on the Tigers when he went one-on-one with head coach Paul Mainieri . ... more »
  • Kansas governor rescinds order protecting gay state workers

    February 10, 2015 4:31 PM

    TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor's order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in hiring and employment throughout much of state government. The Republican said Tuesday he issued an executive order canceling the August 2007 order by Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Sebelius ordered departments... more »
  • Woman assaulted and burned

    November 17, 2014 7:43 PM

    WITCHITA, KANSAS- A woman is in critical condition after being sexually assaulted and burned over half her body. Police say they can't interview because of her heavy medication and current condition. Firefighters responded to a call about a grass fire near Witchita State University found her with severe burns... more »
  • Earthquake shakes parts of Kansas, Oklahoma

    November 12, 2014 4:35 PM

    CONWAY SPRINGS, KS - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 has shaken parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday. It had an epicenter about 8 miles south of Conway Springs, which is a town of about 1,200 people... more »
  • Kansas asks court to block gay marriage licenses

    October 10, 2014 12:12 PM

    TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas' attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to block same-sex marriage licenses, hours after a court office in the state's most populous county issued one, believed to be the first in the state, to a gay couple. The petition asks for an immediate order blocking... more »
  • A good deed shut down

    June 25, 2014 8:00 PM

    LEAWOOD, KANSAS- A nine-year-old boy was told by the city of Leawood in Kansas to remove his "Little Free Library" from his front yard. Sharing books through small wooden structures is a widespread trend and Spencer Collins and his family erected a blue box on red stilts asking people... more »
  • Kentucky beats Kansas; will face Louisville

    June 1, 2014 3:02 PM

    LOUISVILLE - Jacob Moylan doubled in two runs as Kentucky scored seven times in the first four innings, and then held on to eliminate Kansas 8-6 and set up a matchup with rival Louisville in the NCAA regionals on Sunday. The Wildcats (37-24) are 2-0 this year against the Cardinals.... more »
  • LSU golf reaches final 8 of NCAA championships

    May 26, 2014 11:08 PM

    HUTCHINSON, KS - The LSU golf finished the final day of stroke play in a tie for 2nd at the NCAA championships and the Tigers earned themselves a spot in the match play portion of the tournament, open only to the top 8 teams, for the first time since its... more »
  • Second SEC-Big12 Challenge to be held in December

    May 7, 2014 4:41 PM

    BRISTOL, Ct. - National runner-up Kentucky will face Texas and Florida will play Kansas in the 2nd annual SEC-Big 12 Challenge. All 10 Big 12 teams and 10 of the 14 Southeastern Conference teams will play in the event from Dec. 3-6, it was announced Wednesday. Auburn and Texas Tech,... more »
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    April 15, 2014 10:44 AM

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Kansas prosecutors have filed state-level murder charges against the white supremacist accused in a shooting spree that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe said Tuesday that Frazier Glenn Cross has been charged with... more »
  • Man arrested in car bomb plot at Kansas airport

    December 13, 2013 1:59 PM

    WICHITA, Kan.- Authorities say a Kansas man accused of planning to detonate a car bomb at the Wichita airport has been arrested. 58-year-old Terry Lee Loewen was arrested Friday morning at Mid-Continent regional airport. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said the man planned to drive a car that he believed was... more »
  • Ranked title showdown for Black Friday

    November 29, 2013 10:32 AM

    UNDATED - Those shopping for Black Friday college basketball have plenty to choose from including a top-25 showdown in New York. No. 4 Arizona and sixth-ranked Duke face off for the title in the NIT Season Tipoff in New York. Arizona goes into the championship game with a 20-2 mark... more »
  • Wyman gives Kansas 13-10 win over La Tech

    September 21, 2013 3:47 PM

    LAWRENCE, KS. - Walk-on kicker Matt Wyman hit a 52-yard field goal with no time left, sending Kansas to a 13-10 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday and ending a 22-game losing streak against teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Jake Heaps threw for 279 yards and a touchdown for... more »
  • Several hurt in Kansas when school bus overturns

    August 21, 2013 1:56 PM

    BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. - A school bus has overturned in northeast Kansas and some children have been injured. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon in Bonner Springs. A spokeswoman for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., says the hospital was preparing to receive at least eight children. Television images showed... more »
  • The kids aren't all right

    June 19, 2013 7:50 PM

    LAWRENCE, KANSAS- Its off to prison for a man who bound and blind-folded two of his kids in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Adolfo Gomez got 30-months and two years probation for child abuse and endangerment. Gomez and his wife,Deborah, were arrested last year after police found two of their kids,... more »
  • Kenseth calls harsh penalties 'grossly unfair'

    April 26, 2013 10:06 AM

    RICHMOND - Matt Kenseth says NASCAR's penalties against his team are "grossly unfair" and "borderline shameful." Kenseth's team was hit with some of the harshest penalties NASCAR has handed out Wednesday after his race-winning engine at Kansas failed the post-race inspection. He says one of eight connecting rods on... more »
  • AP Sources: Kenseth's engine fails inspection

    April 24, 2013 9:52 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Associated Press has learned the engine in Matt Kenseth's race-winning car from Kansas failed inspection at NASCAR's Research and Development Center. NASCAR officials were discussing Wednesday what penalties to levy against Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing, according to multiple sources. The engine failed because one of... more »

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