State and Region

Why former KU basketball star Lynette Woodard should be as famous as Caitlin Clark

Even a casual college basketball fan can list famous University of Kansas Jayhawks. Players Wilt Chamberlain and Danny Manning, coaches Phog Allen and Bill Self — and, of course, James Naismith, inventor of the game and, turns out, the only losing coach in KU men’s basketball history. But ...

A Topeka program pays cash to new residents; now it’s focusing on Latino immigrants

A Topeka program that offers cash to people who move to Shawnee County is shifting its efforts to attract Latino immigrants. The Choose Topeka program that launched in 2019 offers up to $15,000 to each applicant who finds a job and moves to the Topeka area. It's an economic development effort ...

Some fans at frigid Chiefs playoff game had amputations due to frostbite, hospital confirms

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some of the people who attended the near-record cold Kansas City Chiefs playoff game in January had to undergo amputations after suffering frostbite, a Missouri hospital said Friday. Research Medical Center didn't provide exact numbers but said in a statement that it ...