INDIANAPOLIS (AP) John Calipari, whose Kentucky team is the first in 24 years to reach the Final Four undefeated, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year. The Wildcats were the talk of the college basketball this season in winning the Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament championships. They were ranked No. 1 […]
KANSAS CITY, MO (April 3, 2015) – The Kansas City Royals today announced that the club has secured outright waivers on right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman, who has been assigned to Triple-A Omaha. Coleman, who turns 29 tomorrow, has pitched in 148 Major League games with Kansas City since debuting in 2011. Following the move, the […]
Timothy “T.J.” Kemble died when he was hit by a car approximately two miles west of Overbrook.
Blaze has much to howl about when it comes to fire safety – especially for kids.
Girls soccer Seaman defeated Ottawa 10-0. Brylee Johnson scored five goals and recorded two assists. Heritage Christian beat Highland Park 9-0. Washburn Rural lost to Blue Valley Southwest in a shootout. End of regulation saw a 1-1 tie. BVSW won shootout 4-3. Rural plays Blue Valley North for third place in Olathe NW Invitational on […]
Westar Energy says as of 6 a.m., 50,000 customers were without power.
Showers and a rumble of thunder or two will pass through eastern Kansas this morning followed by clearing skies, stiff north winds and cool highs in the mid to upper 50s. Under clear skies tonight winds will go calm allowing temperatures to fall into the lower 30s. Saturday will be sunny and by afternoon breezy […]
On their final day before the break, both chambers passed a bill creating tighter restrictions for residents receiving state assistance.
Maj. Mark Bruce has been on the force for 25 years. Susan Mosier previously ran KDHE’s Division of Health Care Finance.
A Kansas House pane’s passed a bill allowing religious groups on college campuses to bar gay and lesbian people.
The Kansas Senate has sent a transportation bill to the governor that Uber says could drive it out of the state. The Senate voted 35-2 to pass the bill requiring drivers from transportation network companies to hold additional insurance for the periods they are transporting riders for pay. It would also require companies to do […]
The college basketball world isn’t short of news at this time, Gregg Marshall is going to be a Shocker for the foreseeable future as he signed a new deal with Wichita State. Texas is still trying to lure Shake Smart to be their head coach. Oh and there is this thing called the Final Four […]
Kansas still will issue permits for gun owners who want to carry concealed in other states that recognize Kansas permits.
Rep. Annie Tietze says it was Winn’s First Amendment right.
Attackers went room to room demanding to know whether those inside were Muslims or Christians, and shot Christians “on the spot.”
John Kerry tweeted there was a deal “to resolve major issues on nuclear program. Back to work soon on a final deal.”
The Kansas City Royals today announced details of a special extended Opening Day pregame ceremony, set for Monday, April 6, prior to a 3:10 start vs. the Chicago White Sox. Pregame events include a ring presentation for members of the 2014 American League Championship team and the raising of the American League pennant flag. Stadium […]
Investigators believe Lubitz locked his captain out of the cockpit and deliberately crashed the plane.
Visit Topeka’s board chose Brett Oetting after reviewing 35 applicants from across the country.
Officials said the closings were necessary because of a reduction in state aid to schools.
The issue drew attention recently when a woman said her son, who has Down syndrome, was told to remove a jacket with a varsity letter.
Weaver became world’s oldest person with death of 117-year-old Misao Okawa in Japan.
This dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch, but survived.
Mark Donovan will speak on April 15th at the Lied Center.
Brownback will sign concealed carry without permit into law today.
Sunshine will be limited today behind the cool front that triggered the rain and thunderstorms earlier this morning. Highs today will range from the mid 60s to the around 70, the cooler readings being found closer to the Nebraska border. Under cloudy skies tonight we will have a chance for more showers, especially after midnight. […]
Kansas lawmakers are grappling with numbers to balance a looming $600 million budget hole.
The Kansas Senate’s approved a measure to tighten restrictions on state aid.
The familiar face of Gregg Marshall will be around Wichita State for a few more years. Gregg Marshall has announced he is staying as the Head Coach of Wichita State. The University has not released details of the agreement but several news outlets are reporting a verbal agreement has been made. According to a report […]
The awards highlight efforts of people who have a positive effect on transportation safety.
The project has a scheduled completion date of mid-to-late May, 2015, weather permitting.
The Royals are gearing up for Opening Day on Monday, April 6th. The Royals have just two games remaining in Houston against the Astros on Saturday and Sunday. Fourteeen year big league veteran and two time gold glove winner Ken Berry came on 580 Sports Talk to give us his thoughts on the final few […]
The Royals finished up Spring Training in Surprise, Arizona and are now heading to Houston to take on the Astros for two games on Friday and Saturday to get their final reps before opening day on April 6th. Sports Illustrated’s Jay Jaffee came on 580 Sports Talk to preview the 2015 season for the Royals […]
Four city basketball players have been named to the All-Centennial League girls basketball team. Seaman senior forward Tatyana Legette claimed the league’s player of the year honor. Washburn Rural senior Paige Cunningham, Topeka High junior Adrianna Henderson and Shawnee Heights sophomore Jazz Sweet joined Legette on the first team. Washburn Rural coach Kevin Bordewick nabbed […]
Aleksandr Glushko has been charged with felony driving under the influence of alcohol.
Phillip Poissonnier faces a misdemeanor for misusing 911.
The first wife of John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon dies at 75.
Mitchell was found unconscious in her Los Angeles home.
A Topeka man awaits trial after being charged with first degree murder in McKinney’s death.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is calling for changes to a religious objection measure facing backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn’t intended to allow discrimination based on sexual orientation. The Republican governor on Wednesday said he wants changes to a bill lawmakers sent him prohibiting state and local government from infringing upon someone’s religious beliefs without a […]
25-year-old Patrick Howe was found beaten and strangled to death in a ditch west of Dodge City in 1992.
Former sports writer Adam Knapp is on a mission to ease the often turbulent relationship between Christians and the gay community.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas freshman guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., will declare for the 2015 NBA Draft, the 6-7 guard announced Wednesday. In lieu of a press conference, Oubre chose to keep his decision between himself, his dad (Kelly Oubre, Sr.) and head coach Bill Self before making his announcement public. “I’m leaving the University of Kansas for […]
Ten Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015, the conference office announced today. It was also announced that the 2011 Pittsburg State National Champion Football Team will be inducted as the first member of the 2016 class during the 2016 MIAA Basketball Tournament. This year’s […]
Girls soccer Blue Valley defeated Seaman 8-0Free State edged Shawnee Heights 2-1 in double overtimeWashburn Rural beat Shawnee Mission West 4-1 in opening game of Olathe Northwest tournament Boys tennis No. 1 singles resultsNo. 2 singles resultsNo. 3 singles resultsNo. 1 doubles resultsNo. 2 doubles resultsNo. 3 doubles results Team results: 1. Blue Valley Northwest […]
Keith Morrison collapsed from suspected natural causes at Geary County rest stop.
7,263 abortions were reported last year in Kansas.
Announcement follows Obama administration’s allegations North Korea was behind cyberattack on Sony.
Nearly two dozen citizens completed 13 weeks of law enforcement related education.
The FAA says the plane struck a tree shortly after takeoff.
Under sunny skies it will be breezy and very warm today with highs reaching the range of the lower to mid 80s. With the arrival of a cold front tonight the chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms will be on the rise. There will be a window of opportunity for severe weather, mainly in the […]
A Kansas Democratic lawmakers statement a bill is racist has her under review for discipline.
A state Senate panel’s considering a bill to allow more potent alcohol in grocery and liquor stores.
Kansas says it collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated this month.
The 2015 season is almost here. The Royals have just three spring training games left before they take on the Chicago White Sox for Opening day on April 6th. The Royals are relatively healthy coming out of Surprise, Arizona thus far. The lone serious long term injury is Tim Collins who will have Tommy-John surgery. […]
The measure prohibits state and local governments from infringing on a person’s religious beliefs without a “compelling” interest.
The bill would allow big box retailers to sell liquor, wine and full strength beer in counties that approve the measure through a local election.
With the addition of 11 national TV appearances to FOX Sports Kansas City’s 150 regional telecasts, an all-time high 161 Kansas City Royals games are scheduled for television in 2015. FOX Sports announced in March that it will carry 10 games as part of Major League Baseball’s national television package – six on FOX Sports […]
All Kansas House and Senate members received over a thousand emails each from the alternative taxi service.
The official said work on the outline will go on “if we are continuing to make progress, including into tomorrow, if it’s useful to do so.”
Gov. Pence says the law has been “grossly mischaracterized” and has put Indiana under a harsh glare.
A majority of small businesses in Topeka are anticipating growth in revenue for last year, and have a brighter outlook for 2015.
The newspaper says uproar has “done enormous harm” to the state.
KTA says debris came from a load off a truck and has been cleaned up.
100 bikes will be available at ten locations across the city.
Wrecks and blowouts have been linked to faster speeds.
As we head into April our sunny and warm weather will march on, at least for a couple more afternoons. Highs today will top out in the upper 70s. With strong south winds gusting over 30mph tomorrow high temperatures should be pushed into the lower and mid 80s. A pronounced cold front will be moving […]
The groups says providing such drugs runs contrary to the role of pharmacists as health care providers.
A Kansas House committee hears vastly differing views of a bill to govern how state colleges treat religious groups.
Kansas hopes today’s tax collections report will help the state’s deficit problem.
Kansas could give counties the option to allow liquor sales in grocery and convenience stores.
An unknown liquid will be tested by the Bomb Squad.
The Missouri Highway Patrol has verified that Hannah Sue Kennish has been located.
Sheriff Laurie Dunn says an autopsy will help reveal the cause of death.
New hire reporting helps children receive the support they deserve.
Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara has been named a nominee for Etihad Airways Player of the Month for March. Opara started all four matches for Sporting KC this month and scored two goals, while anchoring a backline that has recorded two shutouts. Voting for MLS Player of the Month runs until 1:59 a.m. CT, […]
One person was treated at the scene for a burn to the hand.
Another high school basketball season is complete. But for 48 basketball stars, they have one more game to finish before moving on to college. Three city players get that opportunity. The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association released its All-Star rosters for 2015. Shawnee Heights point guard Tez Scroggins, Washburn Rural forward Paige Cunningham and Seaman forward […]
City players, who earned All-State honors:Tez Scroggins, SR, Shawnee Heights, 5A second teamJoe Miller, SR, Seaman, 5A honorable mentionJacob Head, SR, Hayden, 4A-DI honorable mentionPaige Cunningham, SR, Washburn Rural, 6A second teamLauren Biggs, JR, Washburn Rural, 6A honorable mentionAndrianna Henderson, JR, Topeka High, 6A honorable mentionTatyana Legette, SR, Seaman, 5A second teamJazz Sweet, SO, Shawnee […]
This just a month after the state auditor also killed himself.
The Kansas City Royals are asking fans once again to help select the sixth inning sing-along song at Kauffman Stadium through the Play It Forward contest, presented by the Missouri Lottery. Sixteen popular tracks that received the highest vote totals last season have been selected for the bracket-style contest. During each home game beginning with […]
More Americans say “there’s no place like home…”
Girls soccer Hayden beat Topeka West 2-0 Softball Seaman swept Lawrence 12-1 and 17-2 Baseball Seaman defeated Lawrence 10-0 Girls swimming Manhattan Invitational Results Local teams that participated: Hayden, Shawnee Heights, Topeka West, Topeka High, Washburn Rural Team results: 1. Newton, 511; 2. Washburn Rural, 340; 3. Hayden, 279; 4. Manhattan, 278; 5. McPherson, 257; […]
The park service launches campaign to introduce a new, more diverse generation to the national parks.
Spokeswoman says customer orders have dropped because of low oil prices and fewer new wells starting in the country.
Economists expect much stronger growth this year and next.
Officials say secret program to collect and store American calling records was discussed before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice.
Sunny skies and very warm temperatures will be around through mid-week followed by a good chance for showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Highs today and tomorrow will be in the mid 70s. With very strong south winds in place Wednesday high temperatures will be pushed into the lower and mid 80s. […]
Rep. Virgil Peck was the only passenger on the plane from Coffeyville to Topeka March 13th.
A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. Justise Winslow, the freshman playing […]
Natalie Gish’s father, Ron, says he likes the pageant because it’s not the “Honey Boo Boo” type of thing you see on TV.
Fiorina lost the race for U.S. Senate in California in 2010.
Two people remain unaccounted for in Thursday’s blast.
Is Kensinger’s tobacco contract a conflict of interest?
Why did the chickens turn pink? Owner says he wanted to ‘make people smile’.
Arizona man finds gun inside golf bag purchased from thrift shop.
GOP lawmakers weigh political risks of voting on expanding liquor licenses before elections.
Victim’s father suing man convicted in beer bottle death, party host for $1.5M.
Topeka mother pleads guilty in telephone death threat to Shawnee County Jail.
4-day Haskell Indian Nations University event canceled at the last minute.