The bill means all food manufacturers will be required to reveal the presence of genetically modified ingredients on the packaging
Police say Piper Dunbar, a 2-year-old Topeka girl, was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in her backyard
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt forwarded a copy of the newly released document to the Kansas congressional delegation this week along with a letter explaining how it was obtained.
Kansas is ranked third overall, behind only South Carolina and South Dakota.
Stormont Vail will close clinics in Alma and Lyndon over the coming months
The 2017 Kicker Country Stampede is set for June 22-24
Members of the Kansas Board of Regents are considering the higher education budget request they’ll send to the Legislature.
The Kansas employee pension plan has not been getting a very good return on its investments recently.
An applicant who meets all criteria in the rule will be granted a temporary restricted license to practice in Kansas.
Kansans were awaken by an early morning earthquake.
K-State Research and Extension has tips to keep your tailgating food safe.
Pick your favorite art walk stop, preview a popular art fair at tonight’s First Friday Art Walk
The parent company of 580 WIBW/104.9 FM News, The Big 94 Country and Country Legends 106.9 is helping Louisiana flood victims
The restoration of those rates is designed to help rural health care providers.
Hull says slowing down is a good approach in everyday conversation. It enhances articulation and voicing, and we begin to speak naturally with greater clarity.
The stores are in Wichita and Clay Center.
Stay with WIBWNewsNow.com for updates on today’s primary election
A K-State veterinarian has advice to keep dogs safe in the heat
A Shawnee County judge has ruled that 17,000 Kansans who registered to vote at the DMV will be able to vote in all races in the primary election.
Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood today announced that Shannon Meyer has been named warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF).
Researchers at the university are using live streaming video from the national park in Alaska for the study
Judge Patricia Macke Dick is the new president.
The truck plowed into the crowd over a distance of about 1.2 miles on Bastille Day in France.
Robert Bulk has been placed on leave and asked to resign from his post as co-chair of the Kansas Democratic Party.
At this time individuals are being asked to stay out of the area to allow assessment efforts to continue.
Retired Lt. Col Bob Brock has UAS experience from his days in the U.S. Air Force.
Dan Zeller with Cavender Fireworks joined Shawn Wheat on the WIBW News Now at Noon Show on Thursday to talk about what’s poppin’ for the Fourth of July. Audio posted below
The director at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute speaks on Zika research efforts
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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For more information on the “Day Off for Democracy” campaign, call the Election Office at (785) 251-5900.
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
In 2011, Taylor’s office gained national notoriety after Taylor said that budget cuts would stop his office from prosecuting misdemeanor domestic violence,
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