Marker sought for Black teen imprisoned after 1882 rapeApril 24, 2023 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Civil rights activists are seeking to draw attention to an 1882 rape that ended with the Black teenage victim dying in prison, her white attacker dead and three men lynched.
Margaret Vinegar was just 14 when two family friends came across her being sexually assaulted under a downtown Lawrence bridge in Kansas and intervened.
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Defendant cross-examines Kansas congressman he threatenedJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man on trial for threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Jake LaTurner cross-examined the Kansas Republican on Wednesday in federal court, with the congressman rejecting the defendant's suggestions that he was conveying a message from God.
No. 9 KU routs Seton Hall 91-65 in Big East-Big 12 BattleDecember 2, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Kevin McCullar Jr. claimed the Jayhawks have “so many weapons that anyone can score 10-plus a game.”
Just about everyone did Thursday night.
McCullar returned from an injury to score 17 points and grab 10 rebounds, Jalen Wilson added 15 points and 13 boards, and six players hit double-figures for the No.
Prosecutor: Fatal shooting by Lawrence police was justifiedDecember 1, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Three Lawrence police officers who shot and killed a man in October will not face charges because their actions were legally justified, Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez announced Thursday
Longtime NFL quarterback, Kansas star John Hadl dies at 82November 30, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Longtime NFL quarterback John Hadl, who starred for his hometown Kansas Jayhawks before embarking on a professional career that included six Pro Bowl appearances and an All-Pro nod, died Wednesday.
Kansas coach Leipold signs lucrative contract extensionNovember 29, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold has signed his lucrative contract extension at Kansas, which includes a massive pay raise for the Jayhawks' football coach along with his assistants and staff, and could keep him tied to the school through the 2029 season.
No. 9 Kansas routs Texas Southern 87-55 for bounce-back winNovember 29, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshman MJ Rice has been through the ringer in his first couple of months of college basketball: the back injury during preseason practices, a bout with COVID-19 and then kidney stones last week that sent him to the ER.
No. 9 Kansas gets back in win column, beats Texas SouthernNovember 29, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points, MJ Rice added 19 and ninth-ranked Kansas bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 87-55 rout of Texas Southern on Monday night.
Jags’ Lawrence finally looks like generational quarterbackNovember 28, 2022 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence finally looks like the generational quarterback the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted with the No.
AP source: KU gives coach Lance Leipold 2-year extensionNovember 23, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas and coach Lance Leipold have agreed to their second contract extension in less than three months, this time adding two years to his deal and keeping him tied to the Jayhawks through the 2029 season, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press.
Robinson runs for 243 yards, 4 TDs as Texas routs KU 55-14November 20, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Texas standout Bijan Robinson ran through, over and around Kansas for a career-high 243 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday, helping the Longhorns earn a measure of revenge with a frigid 55-14 victory.
Wilson scores 33, No. 6 Kansas outlasts Southern Utah 82-76November 19, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson scored a career-high 33 points and No. 6 Kansas survived a letdown against Southern Utah, hanging on for an 82-76 victory on Friday night.
Wilson set a career best for a second straight game after scoring 25 points in the Jayhawks' 69-64 win over No.
No. 5 Kansas, minus suspended Self, beats North Dakota StNovember 11, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson had 21 points and nine rebounds, Gradey Dick added 12 points, and No. 5 Kansas tuned up for the Champions Classic next week by routing perennial Summit League contender North Dakota State 82-59 on Thursday night.
Wilson leads No. 5 Kansas to 82-59 rout of North Dakota StNovember 11, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas did exactly what was expected of the nation's No. 5 team when the defending national champions played Omaha and North Dakota State to open the season: win in routs.
The stakes are about to get a whole lot higher with Duke awaiting in the Champions Classic.
No. 5 Kansas opens with 89-64 rout of Omaha without SelfNovember 8, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There was a moment just before halftime Monday night when Kansas forward Jalen Wilson watched an Omaha player bury a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and he looked over at the bench expecting to catch Bill Self's wrath.
Breakthrough? Young Jaguars learning how to win, or not loseNovember 7, 2022 GMT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Maybe this was a breakthrough for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Coach Doug Pederson has preached all season about his young team needing to learn how to win — or how not to lose — close games.
No. 5 Kansas opening season without Hall of Fame coach SelfNovember 6, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There will be something missing from what should have been a festive occasion Monday night at Kansas, when the No. 5 Jayhawks celebrate their latest national championship before opening the new season against Omaha.
Neal leads Kansas past No. 18 Oklahoma State, 37-16November 6, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devin Neal ran for 224 yards and a touchdown and had 110 receiving yards, leading Kansas past No. 18 Oklahoma State 37-16 on Saturday.
The Jayhawks (6-3, 3-3 Big 12 Conference) are bowl eligible for the first time since 2008 when they beat Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl.
No. 18 Oklahoma State, Kansas hopeful about their QB healthNovember 3, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy watched from the sideline as Spencer Sanders, his star quarterback, was tackled hard enough on his shoulder during a loss to Kansas State to end up in the injury tent.
Kansas suspends Self for 4 games in ongoing infractions caseNovember 2, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas suspended Hall of Fame coach Bill Self and top assistant Kurtis Townsend for the first four games of the season Wednesday, along with imposing several recruiting restrictions, as part of the fallout from a lengthy FBI investigation into college basketball corruption.
Gethro Muscadin, ex-Kansas, New Mexico forward, dies at 22November 1, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas and New Mexico forward Gethro Muscadin died late Monday from injuries he sustained in a single-car rollover crash in December, Jayhawks coach Bill Self announced Tuesday.
Man prosecuted for death threat against Kansas Rep. LaTurnerOctober 28, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A northeastern Kansas man is facing a felony charge of threatening to kill one of the state's congressmen. But his trial has been postponed indefinitely so that a federal judge can decide whether he is too mentally ill to help his lawyers or follow what's going on in court.
Police officer convicted of raping teenage boyOctober 26, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old boy he met on a dating app.
Lawrence Officer Carlos Vieira, 53, was convicted Tuesday by a Salem Super Court jury of aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 after about four hours of deliberations, according to the office of Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.
Names of 2 people who died in Keene plane crash releasedOctober 24, 2022 GMT
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The names of the two people killed in a small plane crash in Keene have been released.
They were identified as Lawrence Marchiony, 41, of Baldwinville, Massachusetts, and Marvin David Dezendorf, 60, of Townshend, Vermont, the Keene Police Department said in a news release Monday.
No. 5 Kansas out to defend national title with new rosterOctober 21, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas had a reputation in some corners of college basketball as being a great regular-season team, one that would dominate the Big 12 and win high-profile non-conference games, only to struggle in the postseason.
University of Kansas returning Native American remainsOctober 18, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has begun the process of returning Native American remains and other sacred objects that were recently discovered in its museum collections, the university said.
No. 19 Kansas likely missing QB Daniels for trip to OklahomaOctober 11, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will likely be without star quarterback Jalon Daniels, who hurt his right shoulder in last week's loss to TCU, leaving backup Jason Bean to start when the No. 19 Jayhawks visit struggling Oklahoma on Saturday.
Duggan, Johnston lead No. 17 TCU past Kansas; Daniels hurtOctober 8, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Max Duggan almost single-handedly carried TCU to wins in its first four games. Against Kansas, another threat emerged for the Horned Frogs, and that should concern defensive coordinators across the Big 12.
Backup QB takes over after Kansas’ Daniels injured vs TCUOctober 8, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jason Bean took over at quarterback to start the second half for Kansas on Saturday after Jalon Daniels left the 19th-ranked Jayhawks' game against No. 17 TCU with an apparent injury to his right shoulder.
No. 17 TCU heads to No. 19 Kansas with Big 12 lead on lineOctober 6, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sonny Dykes has built winning programs all over the country, from Louisiana Tech to California to SMU and now TCU, where he has the Horned Frogs ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in more than three years.
College Football Picks: All eyes on ... Lawrence, Kansas!October 5, 2022 GMT
So, about that game of the year ...
The much-anticipated matchup between Texas A&M and Alabama, after an offseason feud between the team's championship-winning coaches, is not nearly as interesting as expected.
Leipold happy at No. 19 Kansas despite links to WisconsinOctober 4, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The long-suffering football fans at Kansas mostly thought it flattering when Nebraska fired Scott Frost and rumors began that the Huskers would be interested in hiring the Jayhawks' Lance Leipold as their next coach.
Kansas slips past Iowa State 14-11 to stay unbeatenOctober 2, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jace Gilbert missed three field goals, including a 37-yarder with a chance to tie the game with under 30 seconds to play as Kansas held off Iowa State 14-11 on Saturday to remain undefeated.
Kansas, K-State show football still belongs in hoops countrySeptember 27, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State barged into the Top 25 after its win at Oklahoma on Saturday night, and there's a good argument to be made that the Wildcats' biggest rival — just down Interstate 70 — deserves to be there, too.
Daniels leads Kansas over Duke 35-27, goes to 4-0September 24, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalon Daniels accounted for five touchdowns to lead unbeaten Kansas past Duke 35-27 on Saturday afternoon.
Daniels' 3-yard run gave the Jayhawks a 34-20 lead with 4:42 remaining.
Chargers’ Herbert hopes to give it a go vs. Jags, LawrenceSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's plenty to like about a matchup between quarterbacks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Herbert.
Not only are they at the top of the list for the league's best hair, but both are the leaders of their respective franchises.
Duke heads to Kansas in matchup of surprising 3-0 teamsSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
Duke (3-0) at Kansas (3-0), Saturday, noon ET (FS1)
Line: Kansas by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Duke, Kansas put 3-0 starts on line in gridiron showdownSeptember 21, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Duke and Kansas are accustomed to these high-stakes showdowns, the kind that build national buzz whenever they meet or grab attention because national championship implications are riding on the outcome.
Jayhawks pound away in 56-10 victory over Tennessee TechSeptember 3, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There have been plenty of years that Kansas has struggled to beat teams from the Football Championship Subdivision to open the season, and second-year coach Lance Leipold is keenly aware of that fact.
Kansas rewards Leipold with extension through 2027 seasonSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas added an additional year to football coach Lance Leipold's contract Thursday that will keep him on the sideline through the 2027 season, a reward for a two-win first year that raised hopes for a long-awaited turnaround.
Kansas suspends WR Trevor Wilson indefinitely after arrestAugust 29, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas suspended starting wide receiver Trevor Wilson indefinitely and backup Tanaka Scott for the Jayhawks' season-opener against Tennessee Tech on Monday after the pair were arrested last week near campus.
Eudora woman will face new trial in day care death caseAugust 19, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman will be tried again in the death of a 9-month-old boy at a home day care, despite a Kansas Supreme Court ruling on Friday that let stand a ruling reversing her conviction.
Jayhawks ride late-season success into Leipold’s second yearAugust 19, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The strides made by Kansas under first-year coach Lance Leipold were evident on an autumn night in Texas, when the long-suffering Jayhawks stunned the Longhorns in overtime in one of the biggest upsets in college football.
Bail set at $10M for man charged in slayings of 4 in OhioAugust 18, 2022 GMT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Bail was set Thursday at $10 million for a man charged in the shooting deaths of four people in a southwestern Ohio town earlier this month, including a teenage girl.
Stephen Alexander Marlow, 39, did not enter any pleas during his arraignment, authorities said.
Jayhawks’ Lance Leipold settled in, optimistic about Year 2August 8, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold first walked into the head coach's office at Kansas, arguably the worst program in Division I football, amid terrible circumstances and during a time of the year that only made everything worse.
Police: Suspect in slayings of 4 in Ohio arrested in KansasAugust 7, 2022 GMT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A suspect wanted in Ohio in the shooting deaths of four people, including a teenage girl, has been arrested in Kansas, authorities said.
Kansas man arrested after 2 fatal shootings, police chaseJuly 31, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 51-year-old Kansas man was arrested Sunday morning in connection with two fatal overnight shootings in Lawrence after fleeing police and firing on officers during the chase.
Joseph Goulet, D-Day veteran, dies on Fourth of July at 99July 9, 2022 GMT
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Joseph Raymond Goulet, a veteran who landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on D-Day, has died.
The New Hampshire resident died on July 4. He was 99.
Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to parents who emigrated from Canada, Goulet voluntarily enlisted in the U.S.
Ex-prison guard pleads not guilty in 1988 murder of girlJuly 7, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A retired corrections officer charged in the decades-old killing of a New Hampshire girl in Massachusetts pleaded not guilty Thursday.
Marvin C. McClendon Jr. was also ordered to remain in custody.
Top court: Kansas Constitution allows partisan redistrictingJune 21, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' top court declared Tuesday that the state constitution doesn't prohibit partisan gerrymandering, prompting one dissenting justice to accuse the majority of ignoring a “full-scale assault on democracy" from a Republican congressional redistricting law.
Woman stabbed to death, man hurt, in LawrenceJune 20, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — One person was killed and another was taken to the hospital after a double stabbing in Lawrence early Monday morning, according to authorities.
Police responding to a 911 call for assistance at a city home just after 3 a.m.
Big 12 record $426M revenue, new commish expected mid-JulyJune 3, 2022 GMT
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference will distribute a record $426 million of revenue to its 10 schools for the 2021-22 school year, a nearly 25% increase over last year and 10% higher than its peak before the pandemic.
Kansas police: Road rage led to fatal parking lot shootoutMay 19, 2022 GMT
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.
Police: Former Kansas soccer goalie killed; husband chargedMay 18, 2022 GMT
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.
Family speaks out following arrest in 1988 murder of girlMay 14, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The family of a New Hampshire girl killed in Massachusetts in 1988 are thanking law enforcement officials for making an arrest more than three decades later.
The surviving family of Melissa Ann Tremblay on Saturday said they appreciated that police never gave up on the case, adding they look forward to seeing “justice finally served.”
Suspect linked to 1988 killing of 6th grader through DNAMay 13, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 74-year-old Alabama man was linked to the 1988 killing of an 11-year-old girl in Massachusetts through DNA evidence, a prosecutor said at the suspect's arraignment on Friday.
Purported gang member sentenced for illegal gun salesApril 27, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A purported member of a street gang who authorities say illegally sold weapons and drugs in Massachusetts has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.
Jose Omar Hernandez-Aragones, 24, of Lawrence, was also sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation.