One plot twist of the season the Royals won’t rue is the emergence of their youngest Rule 5 pitcher as a viable major-league starter. Brad Keller on Saturday night again proved he belonged as the Royals beat the White Sox.
With the release of veteran reliever Blaine Boyer came an opportunity for the Royals to add to their 40-man two weeks before rosters expand on Sept. 1. So the first minor-leaguer they turned to was right-handed pitcher Jake Newberry.
The city of Wichita is selling what did not get moved to the new Advanced Learning Library from the Central Library near Main and Douglas. Items in the online auction include map and card file cabinets.
Captain Kevin Mears’ employment with the Wichita Police Department ended Monday. A judge found him guilty of battery in a January youth basketball game in Augusta, where video showed him push a referee.
Thirty-seven employees who are Machinist Union members at Garnett Auto Supply and Jobbers Automotive Warehouse in Wichita rejected a final contract offer from the companies on Thursday and went on strike Friday.
Agents from the Kansas Department of Revenue and Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputies seized the assets of Usave Cleaners and owner Steven Speakman this week. They had warrants for $16,000 of unpaid sales tax
Daniel I. Miller, 35, of Haysville, was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Authorities say they have arrested a man and rescued 45 animals from a suspected dogfighting operation in Doniphan County, Kansas, near Atchison. The dogs were being kept in “deplorable” conditions, says KBI.
Bishop Carroll and Kapaun Mt. Carmel had some of Kansas’ best girls tennis players in 2017. The Golden Eagles and Crusaders bring back almost their entire rosters in 2018, with a new chapter in the rivalry.
Doo-Dah Diner owners Patrick and Timirie Shibley have just opened their Doo-Dah Market — offering take-and-bake meals, locally made items and some produce — in a building next door to their restaurant.
The Chiefs’ starters allowed 241 yards and 14 first downs in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons in Friday’s preseason game. The starters have played six series and have surrendered touchdowns on three of them.