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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man was found shot to death in a grassy lot in Kansas City, police there said. Police were called to the area of Independence Avenue and the Paseo around 1:15 a.m. Thursday for reports of a shooting, officials said. Arriving officers found the man’s body in the lot and...
    Getty Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. Ever since he and a number of other of his NFL colleagues launched a video asking the NFL to formally acknowledge that Black Lives Matter, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has continued to make use of his platform for good....
    Getty Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs. Ever since he and several of his NFL colleagues released a video asking the NFL to formally acknowledge that Black Lives Matter, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has continued to use his platform for good. Speaking with Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless on Fox...
    What I fear about remote learning (opinion) Theres a Reason Why You Haven’t Been Able to Find Dr. Pepper on Grocery Store Shelves Kansas City Royals vs. Cincinnati Reds, MLB Live Stream, Starting Pitchers, TV Channel, Start Time The Kansas City Royals will meet the Cincinnati Reds in the final game of a two-game...
    Marilane Carter, 36, vanished without a trace 10 days ago  Video has emerged of the last known sighting of a Kansas mom-of-three as she checked into a Quality Inn in Missouri for three hours before vanishing on her way to seek mental health help in Alabama.  Marilane Carter, 36, vanished without a trace 10...
    A longtime Republican-held seat that could decide who holds a Senate majority after the November election currently tilts towards the GOP, according to a new poll. Voters in Kansas currently favor the Republican nominee, Rep. Roger Marshall, over Democrat Barbara Bollier by two points, with 46% and 44% support respectively. Despite that slim lead,...
    A distant cloud briefly blocked the sunrise on Aug. 4 near the Kansas-Colorado line. (NWS Goodman)  An unusual phenomenon was captured last week both by a photographer and in satellite images. Just before 6 a.m. on Aug. 4, the sun had risen above the horizon on Kansas’ western plains — but it was obscured...
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    The homicide rate has spiked across 20 of America’s major cities, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing a criminologist. The reported crime surge comes as the nation faces the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing protests and an upcoming presidential election. The murder rate in 20 major American cities increased an average of 37% from the end...
    This should be interesting. In direct contrast to the move the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences made Tuesday, the Big 12 on Wednesday announced that it will proceed with fall sports on schedule in 2020. For now, that means the 2020 college football season is a go in the Big 12, which also released its complete,...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – With the Big 12 moving forward with the football season and other fall sports amid the pandemic, the TCU Horned Frogs have revised their schedule to align with the conference’s plans. The conference’s board of directors approved a plan to start fall sports after Sept. 1 and allowing football teams...
    Last Tuesday, Kansas held its Republican senate primary—a race that I suggested was the most bizarre of the season. In the end, the so-called “establishment” breathed a sign of relief that Kris Kobach lost to Representative Roger Marshall. That means that Kobach is now a two-time loser in state-wide races. In 2018, he lost the governorship to...
    A stunning sunrise in Kansas earlier this month got blocked by an even more spectacular sight in the sky. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Goodland said last Tuesday that an isolated thunderstorm in Norton County in the state's northwest cast a 75-mile-long shadow. The storm's shadow extended southwest all the way to the...
    Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott has seen a bit of a surge in form with three straight top-10 finishes in the NASCAR Cup Series. He also has secured his place in the playoffs with a race win this season and has won the All-Star Race as well. But the general consensus has been that Chase Elliott...
    A Kansas mom of three remains missing more than a week after she left for Alabama to visit her family and seek medical treatment, according to reports. Marilane Carter, 36, was last seen by her family on Aug. 1, the night she left home in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City. ...
    SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A beaten body found 34 years ago in a Kansas creek has been identified as a Los Angeles woman, authorities announced Tuesday. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said the woman, long referred to as “Mrs. Molly,” was Robin Ann Green. She was last seen in December 1985 after visiting family members...
    SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A beaten body found 34 years ago in a Kansas creek has been identified as a Los Angeles woman, authorities announced Tuesday. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said the woman, long referred to as “Mrs. Molly,” was Robin Ann Green. She was last seen in December 1985 after visiting family members...
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley said Tuesday that he has tested negative for coronavirus. The Topeka Democrat took the test Friday after learning that House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr. tested positive and was hospitalized for about a week in July. Ryckman, an Olathe Republican, attended a Statehouse meeting with other...
    By JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans are likely to stress Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall's service on the House Agriculture Committee as he runs for the Senate. The two-term GOP congressman for western and central Kansas who sometimes calls himself “the only candidate who can sort heifers from steers" is treating...
    MCCUNE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of decomposed human remains in rural southeast Kansas. The Crawford County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that someone found the skeletal remains Monday while out on a walk. The release said the identity of the person and the cause of death aren't known. The...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man and his 15-year-old daughter whose violent handling at the hands of Kansas City police has been widely viewed online are now suing several of the officers. Tarence Maddox and his daughter were at a May 30 protest at the Country Club Plaza to protest police brutality in the...
    CHICAGO — The city is removing Kansas, Utah and Iowa from its quarantine list. That means starting Friday, travelers will again be able to come from those three states to Chicago without needing to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Twenty states and Puerto Rico still remain on the Emergency Travel Order list. It’s possible...
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A spokeswoman says Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is reviewing President Donald Trump's plan to extend supplemental unemployment benefits but is waiting for more details. A program providing an additional $600 a week to workers left unemployed by the coronavirus pandemic expired July 31, and Congress hasn't agreed on a bill...
    (CNN)Stephanie Byers, a retired public-school teacher of nearly three decades, is many things. She is passionate about expanding Medicaid and funding public education. She is a member of the Chickasaw Nation. And she could become the first transgender lawmaker in the state of Kansas' history.Byers, who ran unopposed, won her district's Democratic primary earlier this...
    Chris Rock of ‘Fargo’ attends the FX Networks’ Star Walk Winter Press Tour 2020 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 09, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images) FX’s hit series Fargo has been at the top of our list ever since the network announced that the fourth season would star...
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported nearly 1,100 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases and another seven COVID-19-related deaths over the previous three days. The state Department of Health and Environment said Kansas has had 31,730 coronavirus virus cases since the pandemic reached the state in early March. That's up 3.6% or 1,092...
    KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 24: Alex Okafor #97 of the Kansas City Chiefs reaches for the tackle of Tevin Coleman #26 of the San Francisco 49ers during preseason action at Arrowhead Stadium on August 24, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images) If the Chiefs are going to keep adding talent...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The world is in the grips of the worst pandemic in more than a century, the country is going through the kind of social upheaval unseen in decades, and the vast majority of people would prefer 2020 just grind to an end. Patrick Mahomes might be having the best year...
    The upcoming fourth installment of Noah Hawley’s FX anthology series “Fargo,” headlined by Chris Rock, will debut Sept. 27 with its first two episodes, directed by Hawley, airing back-to-back. Originally slated to premiere April 19, Season 4 of “Fargo” was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, which shut down production on the show in mid-March. The...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City responded to six homicides in the city over the weekend, including the latest Sunday evening on the city’s west side. Officers found a man with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of Tony Aguirre Community Center, police said. The victim died at a hospital. Earlier Sunday,...
    Priority for virus testing varies, experts call for greater access Dont eat that sausage and bratwurst in your freezer before you check this USDA health alert Dozier, Singer lead Royals over Twins 4-2 for 3-game sweep © APWF Kansas City Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi (27) and second baseman Nicky Lopez, right, celebrate following a baseball...
    No breakup bikini blues here! On Sunday, Kayla Nicole posted a pair of sultry Instagram shots as she modeled a printed bikini from “BitchInTheCity,” days after ex Travis Kelce confirmed the couple had split. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kayla Nicole (@iamkaylanicole) on Aug 9, 2020 at 12:09pm PDT “The one...
    A top Kansas official is facing criticism after he was caught using a "doctored" chart to justify face mask mandates. Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Lee Norman presented a coronavirus case chart to the media last week to contrast Kansas counties abiding by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's mask mandate and those that...
    Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Patrick Mahomes is a full-blown Kansas City man and Andy Reid has noticed.The Kansas City Chiefs paid Patrick Mahomes, so now he’s part owner of the Kansas City Royals. With more money than he’ll ever be able to spend, the 2018 NFL MVP...
    KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - AUGUST 27: Hunter Dozier #17 of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring during the 6th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on August 27, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Hunter Dozier opened up about...
    JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 08: Wide receiver Sammy Watkins #14 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs a pass reception in for a touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on September 08, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) Sammy Watkins received a unique challenge...
    By BRIAN GRIMMETT, Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 26,000 people in Kansas have contracted COVID-19. Roughly 350 of them have died. While that’s a low death rate, survivors talk of the brutality of the disease, and how full recovery can prove elusive even months after getting infected. It tortures them with...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two men found with gunshot wounds in a backyard in southeast Kansas City, Missouri. The shooting was reported around 6 p.m. Saturday, Kansas City Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jake Becchina said. When officers arrived, they were directed to a backyard where the two men...
    Nation hits 5 million coronavirus cases with few signs of slowing From cereal startups to fast-food chains, everyone wants to cash in on people eating breakfast at home Solers 2 homers helps to power Royals to 9-6 win over Twins © APWF Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez celebrates his solo home run during the fourth...
    The secretary for the Kansas Department of Health and Education is in hot water for deceiving public officials in the state to get a statewide mask mandate instituted. Secretary Lee Norman contrasted the disparity in coronavirus cases between counties in Kansas with mask mandates using an axis showing new cases within a range of 15-25...
    The secretary for the Kansas Department of Health and Education is facing criticism for using a misleading chart while advocating for a statewide mask mandate. Secretary Lee Norman gave a speech earlier this week detailing the difference in coronavirus cases between Kansas counties with a mask mandate and counties without one. According to a report...
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and abortion and LGBTQ rights. State Sen. Barbara Bollier represents a Kansas...
    Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman What kind of a person would go from being hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms for a week and then return to work as normal without telling his coworkers? Kansas House Speaker Ron “Rona” Ryckman, that’s who.  The Kansas lawmaker, a senior Republican from Olathe, a suburb of Kansas City, told supporters in...
    Police in Kansas are searching for a mother of three who went missing as she traveled to Alabama in search of mental health treatment. Marilane Carter, 36, was last seen leaving her Overland Park home late Saturday. She was driving in a gray 2011 GMC Acadia SUV en route to visit family in Birmingham, Alabama,...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Republican whose children urged people not to vote for him because of what they say are his racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views narrowly won his primary for a Missouri House seat, just as he did two years ago before losing the general election. Steve West defeated Adam...
    This article was paid for by AlterNet subscribers. Not a subscriber? Try us and go ad-free for $1. Prefer to give a one-time tip? Click here. For more than a decade, the state of Kansas has operated under a unique system. There were, effectively, three parties. The Democratic Party, The Republican Party (Conservative), and...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Republican whose children urged people not to vote for him because of what they say are his racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views narrowly won his primary for a Missouri House seat, just as he did two years ago before losing the general election. Steve West defeated Adam...
            by Andrew Trunsky  Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall won the Republican primary Tuesday, beating Kris Kobach in the race for the state’s open senate seat. Marshall, a second-term congressman from the western part of the state, won with 37.2% of the vote, compared to Kobach’s  25.6%, according to the New York Times. He...