The 36-year-old man was walking in the 5100 block of SW Topeka Blvd when he was hit by an SUV
The Kansas AG will hold the interim post until assuming the presidency in 2017
Legislative questions can be asked over the phone or via text message
Four were killed in a crash on US 24 near Perry and another west of Topeka on I-70
The head official at Kearny County Hospital says he’s finding ways to thrive when other health care facilities are struggling
A national survey shows a surge in women’s participation in shooting sports
The now iconic broadcaster gave an exclusive interview to WIBW News Now on the 50th anniversary of the devastating storm
The Georgetown University study shows rural hospitals and clinics in states that didn’t expand Medicaid are “just hanging on”
For best results, grill vegetables over medium hot coals and avoid puncturing them.
A K-State resource specialist speaks on the importance of repaying student loans
May 25th was first designated as National Missing Children’s Day by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.
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May through November motorists will see an increased number of motorcycles on the road.
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins gave two Kansas examples of VA issues.
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Kansas still one of top ten in the nation for lowest gas prices
For a ninth straight month, the Rural Mainstreet Index fell below growth neutral.
A K-State veterinarian offers tips on how to handle panicking pets during severe weather
David Younger was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the death of a 62-year-old man
The bills came in response to ongoing issues at two state mental hospitals
The House package consists of $622 million in newly appropriated funds, along with $589 in repurposed funds left unused in the fight to combat Ebola.
An official with the Kansas Hospital Association says the cuts will hurt hospitals across the state
Kansas still one of the nation’s lowest states for gas prices
The HOPE Act reduces the amount of time families draw money from state assistance programs
Senator Deb Fischer’s companion bill in the Senate has seven co-sponsors.
The 36-year-old man faces life in prison for sexually abusing two girls over the course of 5 years
Kirk Schulz says he is worried that higher ed budget cuts will lead to decreased enrollment
Employees for cities, counties and government agencies can now carry guns when they’re working out in the community
The Alliance for a Healthy Kansas is pushing lawmakers to revisit talks about Medicaid expansion
Kansas is behind only Oklahoma for lowest average
The KBI in looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a Reno County inmate
The City of Gaylord public water supply located in Smith County lost pressure because of a water main break.
Dr. Thomas Peterson visited Kansas State University this week.
The owner of Salina Donuts took issue with a Wichita rival rolling into town
‘Dawn of Day’ highlights the role people in Civil War-era Wabaunsee County played in the abolitionist movement
The two-car accident closed part of I-35 for six hours
Kansas is ranked 4th in country for cheapest average.
A male victim received a gunshot wound and was transported by medical personnel for treatment.
State lawmakers are considering how to erase a budget shortfall, and Thursday, a Kansas Senate committee took a look at business taxes. Lawmakers held a hearing on a bill that would partially roll-back a tax exemption for business income. Jim Eschrich is a business owner who says the tax changes overall have been good, but he […]
“Option 4” would require legislation to repeal the tax cuts enacted in 2012 and 2013 by Governor Brownback.
Hail, tornadoes and damaging winds are possible throughout the evening
McPherson College announced the gift from Steve Clark, Chairman of Clark Investment Group in Wichita to honor his mother and piano teacher Fern Lingenfelter.
The act would prevent the Internal Revenue Service from spending the user fees they charge without Congressional approval for the expenditures.
Average remains lower than this date in last 11 years.
The Topeka Center for Advance Learning Careers connects students with professionals
Bob Fidler was the former News Director at 580 WIBW Radio
A student from Olathe North High School fears the bill will subject transgendered people to harassment
The GOP governor says the economic battle between Kansas and Missouri has gone on long enough
Financial knowledge may not be enough to reduce economic strain among low-income parents with young children. The study suggests that financial inclusion, or owning accounts in mainstream financial institutions, is necessary as well.
The bill would allow for the use of hemp oil to treat seizures
An official with the Kansas Contractors Association fears more money will be drained from the highway fund
The Kansas Board of Regents is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard B. Myers as Interim President at Kansas State University.
Captain Yohan Lee was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division.
The U.S. House of Representatives held a subcommittee hearing on the Kelsey Smith Act today.
The future of Kansas schools hangs in the balance while lawmakers remain at odds over funding disparities between districts
New K-State research indicates that this model performs better than existing High Safety Manual in predicting crashes in Kansas.
Relocating the ag exhibition could be a boost to the Kansas economy
Urbanization brings major changes to landscapes across the United States and around the world, affecting not only the way people live but also how animals survive.
Police confirm that a man in his 20s was killed
Watch the Topeka-born acoustic guitar guru give an exclusive live performance for the 580 WIBW listening audience!
Aspiring foodies benefit by new internship program at French Middle School
Attorneys for the teens accused of planning an attack at Hutchinson High School filed motions attempting to have documents in the case filed under seal and proceedings closed to the public
Wholesale Inflation Gauge Soars
An electronic version of the full report, with details on each airline, is available at airlinequalityrating.com.
The Republican Senator from Kansas says a hearing on Obama’s Supreme Court nominee would be “a circus”
The night air will be filled with “Dust in the Wind” during a free summer concert featuring Topeka’s most celebrated rock act.
Tax season is here and while no one likes doing their taxes, for many there is a light at the end of that dark tunnel: a tax refund.
Officials with Topeka Public Schools are asking the public about what they would like to see from the district. As part of an effort to identify and address disparities in education, the district seeking people willing to form Parent Affinity Groups. USD 501 director of equity, Dr. Nate Terrell, says the groups will see parents […]
Douglas Shima graduated from Washburn University Law School and has been with the courts since 1995
Kansas State University correspondent Jeff Wichman talks to an expert about brown recluse spiders
Due to rain, Washburn University has canceled today’s Easter egg hunt
Prosecutors says Nicholas Phillips fired multiple shots through an apartment door, killing Daquhan Jackson and Mary Thomas.
Emmy-nominated filmmaker Judy Chaikin in a two-part interview about her documentary “The Girls in the Band”
In a two-part interview, USD 501 Deputy superintendent Larry Robbins goes in-depth on how the district is using funds from a $143 bond issue
The bill lists a dozen reasons for state Supreme Court justices to be impeached
2,100 Kansans used Consumer Protection Week to shred more than 50 tons of documents
Ken Theis used a cell phone to record an 11-year-old girl in the bathroom
A House Democrat from Topeka opposes the bill, citing concerns that the clubs would lead to lawsuits
A Democratic Senator says privatizing the hospital might help improvement efforts
Tensions are rising at the Kansas Statehouse. On Monday, heated exchanges among Senate Republicans forced leaders to close a caucus meeting to the media. And on Tuesday, Speaker Ray Merrick (R-Stilwell) publicly relieved two committee chairs of their duties shortly after a dispute on the House floor. Merrick removed fellow Republican John Rubin as chairman […]
A poli-sci professor at K-State examines the political polarization in America
Convicted carjacker gets 18 month federal prison sentence
USD 501 students prep for severe weather
Bill would force districts with large reserves to use portions of the saved money
Advances in computer technology allows forecasters to better predict severe weather
Studies show that springing forward can throw our bodies out of whack
Two men are accused of robbing the First National Bank in Stilwell, Kan., while a woman waited with her 19-month-old child in the getaway car
The Kansas Policy Institute supports a measure that the KNEA considers anti-union
Local governments fear fast-tracking the property tax lid will hurt local economies
As both Republicans and Democrats battle over filling the vacant Supreme Court seat of Justice Antonin Scalia, many Americans see it as another example of gridlock, polarization and political partisanship. While it’s easy to say the system is broken, Kansas State University assistant professor of political science, Nathaniel Birkhead, says the wrangling can also be […]
Brownback has threatened to veto any attempts to change the tax experiment, but some lawmakers want to push forward with reforms
The 21-year-old man told an accomplice when the ATM attendant was scheduled to refill the machine with money
The proposal would see the law implemented this year instead of 2018 as originally planned
Democratic leaders bash Brownback’s attempts to sell the the state’s structured settlement from a tobacco lawsuit
Highland Park High School’s principal, Dr. Beyrl New, talks about the past, present and future of the Home of the Scots
Topeka Public School’s Dr. Mike Hester speaks on the benefits of technology in the classroom
House Speaker Ray Merrick praised Corbet’s decision to seek another term
Jane Sanders called in to the News Now at Noon show to promote tonight’s rally in Lawrence. Full audio included.
The district hopes to have a recommendation for Linda Wiley’s replacement at this week’s school board meeting