Simone Biles, who has gone undefeated in the all-around since 2013, has become the 2016 Rio Olympic all-around champion.
Authorities in Kansas City, Missouri, have accused a man of shooting at four city workers and stealing their public works truck.
Kansas is facing the prospect of a “brain drain” as fewer people who graduate from a Kansas college or university choose to stay in the stat…
Brownback’s budget chief is asking state agencies and universities to study the prospect of a 5 percent funding cut.
Anthony Ervin won his third Olympic medal on Sunday, but he no longer owns the first two. What will he do with this one?
Former Lawrence Mayor Jeremy Farmer has been charged with stealing money from his old job as executive director at a food pantry.
Two sisters were on a Kansas water park ride Sunday when 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed.
Isil Alben hit two free throws with 13.1 seconds left as Turkey held off Belarus 74-71 Thursday in group play to take another step closer to…
President Barack Obama’s two teenager daughters may not be elite gymnasts, but he can still relate.
Katinka Hosszu of Hungary, who already owns three gold medals from this Rio Games, posted a personal best of 2:06.09 to lead the pack.
A former music instructor in Kansas was sentenced to life in prison for sexually molesting some of his young students.
Phelps raced to 51.60 seconds, good enough for fourth place overall. U.S. teammate Tom Shields, making his Olympic debut, clocked 51.58 and …
Seeking a record of three consecutive gold medals, Lin Din dominated Austria’s David Obernosterer in a Group E matchup. Lin won his first ga…
At least two people died and dozens, including three firefighters, were injured after an explosion and large fire at an apartment complex in…
Iran men’s volleyball can still dream about a possible medal at the Rio Olympics.
It was the only event she swam at the 2012 Olympics, but subsequently won it at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships.
The 2016 Rio Olympics diving slate is halfway complete with four synchronized events in the books and four individual events remaining.
Davis notes that her father, a Republican, “was shot by someone who got his inspiration from a movie.”