NEWS

Jim Cunningham
March 20, 2017 - 5:11 am
Drivers can expect traffic delays in Merriam for the next few months, as road crews begin a construction project along Shawnee Mission Parkway at I-35. The road and bridge improvement project will require officials to reduce traffic to two lanes for eastbound and westbound traffic. The work is...
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Marc LaVoie
March 20, 2017 - 4:33 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A security guard asked the wife of Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall to leave the lower bowl of Bankers Life Fieldhouse after she started loudly cursing shortly after Sunday's 65-62 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. A police officer was eventually called and followed...
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Marc LaVoie
March 17, 2017 - 4:31 am
Three teams from Kansas play Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Men's basketball tournament. All three teams will be playing at the same time, in three different cities. Kansas (28-4), the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional, plays No. 16 Cal-Davis (23-12) at 5:50 p.m. in Tulsa...
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Jim Cunningham
March 16, 2017 - 6:00 am
A professor at the University of Kansas says he is going a step beyond simply filling out an NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament bracket. It can be difficult not to get caught up in the madness of college basketball in March, especially for people who live in Lawrence. Jonathan Templin has taken his...
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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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