NEWS

Kara Marxer
March 16, 2017 - 4:12 am
Police at the University of Kansas say crime is on the rise on the campus. KU's main Lawrence campus saw a 2% uptick in crime last year. The greatest changes were in the areas of theft and property damage, said Police Chief Chris Keary. "There was no correlation other than, overall, the amount of...
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March 15, 2017 - 4:01 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Kamau Stokes scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half of a wide-open game on Tuesday night, and Kansas State's balance was the difference as the Wildcats pulled away to a 95-88 victory over Wake Forest in the First Four. Eleventh-seeded K-State (21-13) got its first NCAA...
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Marc LaVoie
March 14, 2017 - 11:17 am
About two dozen people gathered outside the downtown Kansas City offices of Missouri Senator Roy Blunt to protest proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act, but the senator was not there. The protestors called on the government not to replace Obamacare with something that offers fewer coverage...
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Marc LaVoie
March 14, 2017 - 11:08 am
Business owners in Johnson County have until Wednesday to appeal their property tax appraisals, and homeowners have a March 29 deadline. The number of property tax appeals in 2017 are similar to years past, with representatives of just under 900 businesses asking the county to reduce their tax...
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Marc LaVoie
March 14, 2017 - 11:03 am
Basketball fans and St. Patrick's Day revelers are bringing a lot of money into Kansas City. While much of the festivities around the city this weekend will be focused on St. Patrick's Day, college basketball fans will be flocking to sports bars and other venues for the opening round of the NCAA...
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Kansas City Police
Marc LaVoie
March 14, 2017 - 10:53 am
The Kansas City Police Department's robbery unit is asking for help from the public in identifying a man who robbed a restaurant. A man wearing a hockey mask robbed the Pizza Hut at 5928 Wilson Rd. just before 10 p.m. on March 2. The police report did not include a mention of any injuries. The...
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March 14, 2017 - 10:45 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas legislator is standing by a comment he made in a letter comparing Planned Parenthood with a Nazi concentration camp. Republican state Sen. Steve Fitzgerald of Leavenworth told The Kansas City Star on Monday that he considers Planned Parenthood worse than the Nazi regime...
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March 11, 2017 - 4:42 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas appellate court says a man convicted of assault and weapons charges deserves a new trial because his trial judge fell asleep during testimony. The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday threw out Daquantrius Johnson's 2014 convictions. According...
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