The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Tom Thibodeau. Thibodeau led the Bulls to a 255-139 record and playoff appearances in each of his five seasons. But friction with management led to the change. General manager Gar Forman says Thibodeau was the right fit for the Bulls when he was hired in 2010, but a “change […]
Senate Majority Leader and Nickerson Republican Terry Bruce says he doubts such efforts would have enough support to pass.
UPDATE: Ten of the nation’s most poised young spellers have made it to the finals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The finalists include several veterans of the competition. Thirteen-year-old Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, is competing for the fifth time. It’s her second time in the finals. Her sister, Kavya, won in 2009. […]
54-year old Darrell Madison was riding a mile south of Dover when he lost control navigating a curve and went into a ditch.
The man was taken to a Topeka hospital, possibly with broken bones.
39-year old Barry M Johnson was taken into custody at 4:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
The measure, which would have raised sales, cigarette and gasoline taxes while shelving tax breaks for small businesses, was unsuccessful despite numerous amendments.
Basketball season normally is pretty relaxed at this time for college coaches. Recruiting of course never sleeps so coaches across the country will be busy in July but the Kansas Jayhawk basketball team is going to be a little busier then most. The end of June has the Jayhawk basketball team playing Canada in exhibition […]
Our duo this week features a Hayden soccer player and a Washburn Rural golfer.
Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep. Michael Pineda (6-2) rebounded from consecutive losses and Brian McCann hit a solo shot for the Yankees, who outscored the AL champions 23-4 […]
Shawnee Heights takes fourth at 5A. See complete results.
The Senate approved Topeka Democrat Anthony Hensley’s amendment 27-10 before continuing debate on the plan.
The initial price tag was estimated at $451 million, but it has since ballooned to $1.2 billion
Top junior high school rodeo cowboys and cowgirls in Kansas are gearing up for their yearend finals and determination of those to represent the state at the National Junior High School Rodeo Finals this summer. “The Kansas Junior High School Rodeo Association Finals are scheduled May 29-30-31, at Whitewater Creek Arena in Whitewater,” announced Suzan […]
Fire department officials say they have yet to determine a cause in the Monday fire, which remains under investigation.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self is one of three recipients of the 2015 Mannie Jackson – Basketball’s Human Spirit Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday evening on NBA TV. Self, along with former Reebok CEO Paul Fireman and 14-year NBA veteran Steve Smith, will be recognized on Thursday, September […]
The 2015 KSHSAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments are set to begin this Thursday, however due to recent forecasts of rainy conditions the schedule has been altered and procedures set in place to help improve tournament play. State Track and Field and State Soccer are on as scheduled. Stay tuned to our Twitter account and […]
Sporting Kansas City announced on Wednesday that the club has mutually agreed to part ways with goalkeeper Luis Marin. The 32-year-old will return to his native Chile due to personal considerations. Marin – one of three MLS newcomers at his position to start this season along with John McCarthy (PHI) and Adam Kwarasey (POR) – […]
Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced today the signing of incoming freshman Lanie Page to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during the spring signing period. Page will join her older sister, Kaylee, on the K-State roster for the 2015-16 season. The Page sisters join the fall signing class which includes incoming […]
FIFA portrayed itself as the victim after authorities in Switzerland and the United States acted swiftly Wednesday on a pair of separate soccer corruption cases. Two FIFA vice presidents _ Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands and Eugenio Figueredo of Uruguay _ were among the soccer officials arrested in dawn raids at a luxury Zurich […]
The project is expected to create about $300 million in capital investment and about 200 temporary construction jobs.
The woman admitted she took $22,225 from a Shawnee, Kansas, couple who believed she was pregnant with twins.
The IRS says it’s providing credit monitoring services to taxpayers whose information was accessed.
The U.N. says the number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million.
Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season. This is the first three game losing streak since the end of August of […]
Lawmakers must close a projected $406 million budget shortfall for the next fiscal year.
A Shawnee couple transferred over $20,000 to an escrow account to pay for “mother’s” living expenses.
Two people were killed Saturday night when their car ran off the road in Topeka.
Three area teams are just one win away from a state appearance.
The off season is in full swing for the NFL. Over the course of the next month, the Chiefs will hold 10 off-season training activities or known as OTAs. This is known as phase three, unlike phase two, these practices can have offense versus defense, although there still can’t be any live contact. So, everything […]
Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce says the bill needs time for careful consideration and the chamber is currently attempting to wind down the session and focus on taxes.
As construction continues on schedule for an early August completion of the Vanier Football Complex, K-State Athletics has announced details for the new “Wabash Landing,” a premium group area in the Northwest corner of Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The two-tier Wabash Landing will be an attractive opportunity for groups of up to 150 guests […]
57-year-old Fremont O’Berg was living in rural Paola when he disappeared in 1992.
The defending American League champion Kansas City Royals, who own the best record in the AL at 28-16 (.636), have five players among the AL leaders in the first voting figures for the 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, it was announced today. Thus […]
Police are looking for the suspect and the victim received non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police say he could face battery charges.
Rain and other severe weather destroyed or damaged more than 1,000 homes over the long weekend.
The project is expected to cost an estimated $7.5 million.
Anthony Englert, of Syracuse, died when his small trainer plane crashed in Hamilton County.
There’s been a stunning 36 percent increase in visits by Americans to Cuba.
At least one facility posted a recent 40 percent staff vacancy rate.
The bodies of his teen and his dog were found in a storm drain near the boy’s home.
Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday. Stephen Drew added another three-run homer off a favorite foil of the Yankees, Jeremy Guthrie (4-3), before the team made […]
Veterinarians and emergency officials worked to save animals after a fire broke out at a Kansas pet store. Lawrence police Sgt. Trent McKinley says the fire started noon Monday at Pet World in Lawrence. The store was closed at the time. The Lawrence Journal World reports that rescue workers brought out 20 to 30 tarantulas, […]
Police say the victim is a man in his 40s. The victim’s name hasn’t been released.
Their work exposed names and dates that hadn’t been seen in decades.
Heavy storms across Missouri and Kansas have been pushing streams and rivers out of their banks.
Participants and bee officials do say the competition is fairer now that kids are tested on what words mean.
Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday. Wacha held the majors’ best-hitting team to one unearned run and five singles in seven innings. He exited with a 1.87 ERA and became the first […]
The weather service rated the twister an EF-1, with winds of about 100 mph.
Course instructor Joe Grimm says “veterans are distinct cultural group” and deserved a guide that could dispel myths and misunderstandings about them.
If the May 8 sighting at Scott State Park is confirmed by the Kansas Bird Records Committee, it would be the most northerly sighting of the bird.
Sporting Kansas City stretched the club’s unbeaten streak to five games with a scoreless draw at Seattle on Saturday and became the first team to hold the Sounders scoreless at CenturyLink Field in 2015. Anchored by captain Matt Besler, Sporting Kansas City’s defense allowed only one shot on goal – Seattle’s fewest at home in […]
Marcus Wheeler was killed by police on Wednesday after police say he shot 29-year-old Officer Kerrie Orozco.
Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The game was stopped as Kansas City came […]
Joeseph Gibson said he “probably had one too many beers” before sending out the false release.
One of the earthquakes could be felt in Wichita, and both measured about three miles deep.
Head took the top spot with his Friday run at a track-record 3.967 seconds at 316.15 mph in a Toyota Camry.
Ronald Heskett was Vance Moulton’s home health care provider, and contends the act was an assisted suicide.
The hardest hit are energy rich counties located in western Kansas, along with some counties bordering the Oklahoma border.
Check out which teams are moving on in Regional play.
Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and had five RBIs, Chris Young gave up six hits in six innings and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night. The Royals improved to 27-14, the best record in the majors, while the Cardinals dropped to 27-15, best in the National League. Morales, who leads […]
The National Hot Rod Association hosts the event, which draws the best talent in drag racing from around the country.
An Irish Cabinet minister says Dublin looks to have voted about 70 percent in favor of gay marriage.
Negotiators from the U.S., China, France, Russia, Great Britain and Germany are seeking a deal with Tehran by the end of June.
Midwest large eggs reached $2.32 a dozen.
The mobile app-based ride-hailing company left the state after lawmakers passed regulations it opposed.
The new bill imposes less strict regulations on Uber, which halted operations in Kansas in early May.
The increase will cost the average customer about an extra $4.07 a year.
The emergency room was closed in January 2014 because of understaffing problems.
Several speakers highlighted concerns regarding teachers, health coverage and voting rights.
A run to the NCAA Division II Women’s Final Four helped Emporia State Lady Hornets coach Jory Collins garner 2015 four-year college Coach of the Year honors from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. This is his first KBCA Coach of the Year award and the fifth overall for Emporia State coaches. Collins wrapped up his […]
It will be Independence Day – almost – when Kansas men’s basketball, representing the USA National Team, takes on Turkey at noon in its first game of Pool D at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Korea. The USA National Team will play Turkey on Saturday, July 4, at Dongkang Gymnasium, but with the […]
The videos are intended to make bike riding easier and safer for both riders and drivers.
The emergency room was closed in January 2014 because of understaffing problems.
Wal-Mart is facing pressure from shoppers who want to know more about how their food is produced.
Police say Lydia Treto was killed after being hit by a vehicle Sunday evening in the backyard of her home.
Wint, a certified welder, had worked at one time at American Iron Works, where Savopoulos was CEO.
Suspects have been breaking into businesses across the city and grabbing cash out of cash registers and drawers.
Junction City grabs 6A Regional title with wins over Washburn Rural and Topeka High.
Check out who is going to state.
Check out which teams are going to state.
The bill had little chance of passing before the holiday weekend.
The Kansas State Athletics Department and football program will welcome four new members to the K-State Football Ring of Honor as former Wildcat greats Michael Bishop, Jordy Nelson, Clarence Scott and Darren Sproles will comprise the third class inducted into the elite fraternity, bringing the total number to 14. “Like previous Ring of Honor classes […]
All westbound lanes were blocked at mile marker 205, between the east Lawrence toll gate and the service area.
The bill would also stiffen penalties for election fraud crimes and allow organizations to reward voters with gifts worth less than $3.
The administration disagrees with that contention and the governor said in October he rarely speaks with Kensinger about policy.
A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator. Judge Michael Donio dismissed the charges Thursday after the Atlantic County prosecutor told him the former Baltimore Ravens running back had completed the terms of his pretrial […]
Prosecutors argued Miller strangled his wife because he was having an affair and wanted to collect $300,000 in life insurance.
SMU standout guard Nic Moore has accepted an invitation from Kansas head coach Bill Self to join the KU team, which is serving as the USA National Team, for the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14 in Gwangju, Korea, Self announced Thursday. SMU is coached by former KU head coach Larry Brown, whom Self […]
Orozco was a new mother with a premature baby set to be released from the hospital today.
The cause of Arkin’s death isn’t yet known. There was no indication of foul play.
Study says the widening gap between haves and have-nots is dramatically holding back economic growth.
25-year-old Daniel J. Thompson is jailed in lieu of a $50,000 bond.
Playing the team’s 100th game at Sporting Park and 200th MLS match under Manager Peter Vermes, Sporting Kansas City rallied for a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution on Wednesday at Sporting Park. Juan Agudelo opened the scoring for the visitors with an early goal in the 11th minute before Sporting Kansas City responded […]
Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night. The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon Phillips’ two-out double off reliever Ryan Madson scored Zack Cozart. The Royals, who […]
Colton Kalmus matched his career-high in strikeouts with six while Max Brown went 4-for-4 with a pair of two-out RBIs as six-seed K-State opened its trip to the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship with a 7-3 win over third-seeded Oklahoma on Wednesday at ONEOK Field. The Wildcats (27-28) notched their third win in […]
Stephen Colbert will replace Letterman in the fall.
The measure gives Secretary Kobach the power to prosecute voter fraud cases.
The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their rookie mini camp on Monday and they gear up for OTAs coming up on May 26 through to the 28th. Voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus joined 580 Sports Talk to recap the off season free agent signees, the 2015 draft class, what are his thoughts on the […]