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Traffic backs up on the Kansas Highway 177 bridge as a Riley County police officer routes cars around a two-vehicle accident near Acorn Lane.

  • Wildcats seeking first road win

    Kansas State has four wins at home this season, but the road has featured a different battle all together.

  • K-State, Iowa State to clash on ESPNU

    The Kansas State volleyball team begins the second half of its Big 12 schedule at Iowa State at 6 p.


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State & Region

  • Arkansas scientist pleads in rice seed theft case

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 61-year-old scientist has pleaded guilty to a federal charge nearly three years after he was accused of stealing proprietary seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to a delegation visiting from China.

  • Jayhawks head into season with national title aspirations

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lost one of the leading scorers and rebounders in school history, a slashing guard capable of scoring in bunches, a one-and-done prospect with freakish talent and a dazzling 3-point shooter.

  • Kansas lawmaker's post says black protester should go 'home'

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican legislator in Kansas criticized a Black Lives Matter supporter's protest while singing the national anthem by posting on Facebook that she should go back "home," then said Tuesday he was defending the military and the American flag.

  • Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to Kansas

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of Kansas City's most venerable cultural institutions, the annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition, is moving to Kansas from Missouri, officials announced Tuesday.

  • The Latest: American Royal's new home to be $160M project

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the American Royal's move to Kansas (all times local):

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