WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas must pay former pizza executive Gene Bicknell more than $63 million to settle a long-running dispute over his tax bill.
The court ruled on Friday that Bicknell was a Florida resident in 2005 and 2006 when he sold NPC International, which owned more than 800 Pizza Hut locations around the world.
Sporting Kansas City (3-7-3, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (3-5-4, 11th in the Western Conference)
San Jose, California; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Jose -156, Sporting Kansas City +402, Draw +300; over/under is 2.5 goals
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday disbarred former prosecutor Jacqie Spradling for her conduct during a double-murder trial in Topeka in 2012.
The court said while Spradling was a prosecutor in Shawnee County, she engaged in “repeated patterns of misconduct” during the trial of Dana Chandler, who was convicted of killing her husband and his fiance.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Siemens Gamesa plants in Hutchinson, Kansas, and Fort Madison, Iowa, will be shut down and most employees will be laid off this summer, company officials said Friday.
The company, which is based in Spain, said the plants could reopen if market conditions improve, The Hutchinson News reported.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor says he wants to try four 14-year-olds as adults in the shooting death of a Missouri man.
They are among six teenagers charged in juvenile court with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Marco Cardino, of Smithville, Missouri.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A prolonged road rage incident involving two vehicles led to a shootout in a Lawrence grocery store parking lot that killed two men, police there said.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored two goals to spark Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday.
Salloi gave Sporting KC (3-7-3) a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday improved their chances of flipping the only Kansas congressional seat held by a Democrat, when the state’s highest court upheld the new congressional map they drew.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been killed and her husband has been charged with first-degree murder in her death, police said.
Officers found Regan Noelle Gibbs, 25, fatally wounded Monday night in her apartment in Lawrence, Kansas.
GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a series of weak tornadoes across rural parts of northwestern Kansas and a county in southwestern Nebraska along the Kansas line.
The tornadoes hit Tuesday afternoon as a line of storms moved across the Plains.
Colorado Rapids (4-4-3, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Sporting Kansas City (2-7-3, 13th in the Western Conference)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado +164, Sporting Kansas City +166, Draw +229; over/under is 2.5 goals
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Kansas government attorney argued Monday that congressional redistricting is naturally political and that the Kansas Supreme Court shouldn't try to decide when partisanship goes too far, only to be chastised by one of the justices for making a “boys will be boys” argument.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin founded 23XI Racing with a vision that extended far beyond the race track.
The Hall of Fame basketball player and the three-time Daytona 500 champion looked around the sport a couple of years ago and realized that it needed to get younger and much more inclusive.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.”
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zane Smith drove away from pole-sitter John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski on a restart with nine laps to go at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night for his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Christopher Bell qualified on the pole for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway, topping the time set by Tyler Reddick earlier in the session and grabbing his third pole of the NASCAR Cup Series season for Joe Gibbs Racing.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kyle Busch stalked away from his battered car in controversial fashion last weekend at Darlington, his once-promising run in NASCAR's throwback race having ended in frustration after Brad Keselowski's blown front tire sent him spinning.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill that would prohibit government mask mandates in Kansas and curb the power of state and local health officials during outbreaks of infectious diseases.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred last year outside of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Thomas Weyer, 19, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in the Oct.
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A former respiratory therapist charged with first-degree murder in the death of a patient in Missouri 20 years ago has been arrested in northeastern Kansas, authorities said.
Sporting Kansas City (2-6-3, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (2-3-6, eighth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +102, Sporting Kansas City +263, Draw +247; over/under is 2.5 goals
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Taylor Hearn allowed only one hit in five scoreless innings, Brad Miller homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Thursday night.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legalized sports betting Thursday, only to be sued almost immediately by the operator of a state-owned casino that could offer the new wagering over an unrelated part of the law designed to revive a long-closed greyhound track in its area.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Outfielder Andrew Benintendi went to arbitration with the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, asking for $8.5 million instead of the team’s $7.3 million offer.
A decision by the panel of Mark Burstein, Keith Greenberg and Steven Wolf is expected Friday, along with a decision in the case of Seattle second baseman Adam Frazier, which was heard by a different panel on May 2 in the first of this year’s lockout-delayed hearings.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Nineteen years after a woman was raped near Topeka, a man has been convicted of the crime after authorities determined his DNA linked him to the crime.
Pernell Adam Mack Jr., was convicted Wednesday of rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and aggravated criminal sodomy, District Attorney Mike Kagay said in a news release.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Local high school star Bobby Witt Jr. hit a two-run double and had his first three-RBI game in the majors, Whit Merrifield homered for the first time since last August and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday signed into law a plan from Republican lawmakers to phase out the state's sales tax on groceries over three years.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man who authorities said fired at least 20 rounds at drivers stopped on a bridge between Missouri and Kansas before a driver hit him with his vehicle entered a plea Wednesday to charges in the case.
HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — A southern Kansas man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2018 death of his 4-month-old daughter.
Andrew Franklin, 36, of Haysville, pleaded no contest last month to the reduced charge and a single count of child abuse in the death of Brexley Grace Franklin, television station KAKE reported.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager was hitting home runs in Globe Life Field before he called the park home. The shortstop now has his first multihomer game with the Texas Rangers.
Seager snapped an 0-for-16 slump with solo homers in each of his first two at-bats, Martin Perez pitched 6 1/3 solid innings and the Rangers opened a nine-game homestand with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) _ Yellow Corporation (YELL) on Tuesday reported a loss of $27.5 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 54 cents.
LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) _ AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) on Monday reported a loss of $337.4 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Leawood, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 65 cents.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have an idea when it comes to their expectations for their first-round draft picks, defensive back Trent McDuffie and defensive end George Karlaftis, at their rookie minicamp this weekend.
Sporting Kansas City (2-6-2, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. New York City FC (4-3-1, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
, ; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: NYCFC -228, Sporting Kansas City +611, Draw +354; over/under is 2.5 goals
Sedgwick County officials acknowledge that some residents living in rural areas likely did not hear sirens going off before an EF-3 tornado roared through parts of the Kansas county last week.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) _ Compass Minerals International Inc. (CMP) on Thursday reported a loss of $12.1 million in its fiscal second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 36 cents.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas police officer accused of shooting a man to death five years ago while on duty will face a new trial next month after his first trial ended in mistrial.
Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said Wednesday that Matthew Harrington’s new trial on an involuntary manslaughter charge will begin June 6, the Kansas City Star reported.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) _ SelectQuote, Inc. (SLQT) on Thursday reported a loss of $6.4 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents.
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) _ MGP Ingredients Inc. (MGPI) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $37.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Atchison, Kansas-based company said it had net income of $1.69.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House committee advanced a new plan for dividing up the state's congressional districts Wednesday, seeking to break a standoff with the Senate and avoid the need for court intervention to adopt voting districts for this year's elections.
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) _ Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $34.6 million.
The Lenexa, Kansas-based company said it had net income of 25 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 27 cents per share.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State fired athletic director Darron Boatright on Wednesday amid growing criticism over the university's inability to compete in the new market of name, image and likeness payments to athletes.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of leading police on a chase in two states has been fatally shot by officers, police said.
Mekiah Harris, 26, of Kansas City, Kansas, was killed in the shooting Tuesday night near Platte City, Missouri, police said
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hoax call that led to a fatal shooting of an innocent bystander by Wichita police in 2017.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $52.8 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Wichita, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 51 cents.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged in the shooting death of two teenagers in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said.
Patrick Howard, 24, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Samuel Guess and Antonio Johnson, who were both 14.
MERRIAM, Kan. (AP) _ Seaboard Corp. (SEB) on Tuesday reported profit of $103 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Merriam, Kansas-based company said it had net income of $89.28.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been found guilty of capital murder in the 2018 killing of his pregnant girlfriend.
A jury convicted Devonte Dominique Wash, 31, of Kansas City, Kansas, on Monday for the death of 23-year-old Ashley Harlan, of Olathe, and her unborn child, prosecutors for Johnson County said in a statement.