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WICHITA, Kan | Kansas man gets 109 years for abuse and killing of toddler

WICHITA, Kan — A Kansas man convicted of abusing and killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son before encasing the boy’s body in concrete in their rental home’s garage was sentenced Monday to more than 100 years in prison. Judge Steve Ternes sentenced Stephen Bodine to 109 years and six months after telling him during the hearing … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan | Kansas man gets 109 years for abuse and killing of toddler

LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final Four rematch

LAWRENCE, Kan— Lagerald Vick had never watched last season’s Final Four loss to Villanova before this week, when top-ranked Kansas had to endure every minute of it while prepping for Saturday’s game against the Wildcats. “We watched it for like, a week straight,” Vick said. “It was definitely hard.” He’ll have better memories of the … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final Four rematch

MANHATTAN, Kan | K-State coach Snyder retiring after 27 seasons, 215 wins

MANHATTAN, Kan — Bill Snyder already was considered the architect of the greatest turnaround in college football history before he decided to return from a three-year retirement to resurrect Kansas State again. Now, the 79-year-old coach is heading back into retirement. Snyder decided to step away Sunday after 27 seasons on the sideline, ending a … Continue reading MANHATTAN, Kan | K-State coach Snyder retiring after 27 seasons, 215 wins

MANHATTAN, Kan | AP source: K-State coach Snyder retiring after 27 seasons

MANHATTAN, Kan— Bill Snyder already was considered the architect of the greatest turnaround in college football history before he decided to return from a three-year retirement to resurrect Kansas State again. Now, the 79-year-old coach is heading back into retirement. Snyder decided to step away Sunday after 27 seasons on the sideline, a person familiar … Continue reading MANHATTAN, Kan | AP source: K-State coach Snyder retiring after 27 seasons

LAWRENCE, Kan | Hat is back: Miles signs 5-year contract to coach Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan  — Les Miles is headed back to the Big 12 and another massive rebuilding job, this time taking on the downtrodden program at Kansas in a splashy hire aimed at energizing a weary fan base. The deal was finalized shortly before Miles arrived at the airport in nearby Topeka on Sunday. Miles signed … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | Hat is back: Miles signs 5-year contract to coach Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach legacy on voter ID laws at issue in other Kansas race

TOPEKA, Kan  — The Democrat running to replace Kris Kobach as Kansas secretary of state is trying to get voters to repudiate Kobach’s political legacy of tough voter identification laws as Kobach runs for governor. Brian McClendon is a former Google and Uber executive who would break with Kobach’s policies if elected secretary of state. … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach legacy on voter ID laws at issue in other Kansas race

VICTORIA, Kan | Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

VICTORIA, Kan — The friary in remote western Kansas that is now home to a disgraced former U.S. cardinal removed from ministry by Pope Francis over allegations of sexual abuse is just one block from an elementary school. The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., confirmed in a statement Friday that ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick is living at … Continue reading VICTORIA, Kan | Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school