More than 50 percent of streets in Topeka are in poor condition according to a pavement condition index study conducted by Stantec Consulting last year. Topeka public works director Jason Peek presented the findings Tuesday night at a Topeka City Council meeting and said public works would need increased funding to properly maintain existing roadways. […]
The vote Tuesday night authorized $154M for business, tourism projects
The longer-term investments are being managed by the same money manager as KPERS funds, because they have more experience and ability in putting money into longer term investments.
The Regents are asking lawmakers for the $30 million that was cut from its funding last year
Police say an armed robbery attempt led to a shootout that resulted in Topeka’s first homicide of 2017
Each appointee began serving last year as top administrator of their departments and replaced secretaries who had resigned or retired
Patchy fog this morning could slow your commute, but it should be nice and warm this afternoon.
The 27-year-old Osage City man is suspected in at least 15 auto thefts reported since January 3
The 41st president’s chief of staff did not specify why Bush was admitted to the hospital
One GOP lawmaker says a bill that would weaken the campus conceal carry law is is “dead on arrival” and possibly won’t even get a committee hearing
Republican Rep. John Whitmer of Wichita plans to bring the measure before the House soon
The $1 million bond for a woman charged in the killing of a teenager was cut in half
Manning is serving her sentence in Kansas at Ft. Leavenworth Military Prison
The 19-year-old suspect faces charges related to three armed robberies that occurred last summer in Lawrence
Traditionally, those meetings happen in November and April.
A Seamen High School student was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle head-on collision just north of Topeka
Tax cuts proposed by Trump are a concern to lawmakers in states – such as Kansas – where similar policies have been blamed for massive budget deficits
An agreement between the company and the Kansas Dept. of Revenue to automatically collect and remit taxes starts Feb. 1
Otis Bradley was serving 5 years in Leavenworth when he collapsed in his cell in December 2014 and died in February 2015
Skies will clear with unseasonably warm temperatures Thursday and Friday before a chance of rain comes in Friday night.
The 33-year-old victim’s husband was arrested in connection with her death
Rep. Ron Ryckman Jr. is receiving bipartisan praise from lawmakers for being willing to collaborate with lawmakers
Russell, in western Kansas, had some major power outages following seven tenths of an inch of ice there.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran says four or five Cabinet members may be considered as soon as Friday.
Two men were arrested over the weekend in Junction City after a fight left one person hospitalized with critical injuries
The victim – one of 13 in the van – was ejected during the crash
A former Internal Revenue Service employee is accused in a 15-count federal indictment of filing false tax returns
Authorities are looking for information regarding the blaze at RAK Property Management, 2032 SW Wayne Ave.
Officials are concerned about numerous documented instances of lost voter registrations
A few Kansas lawmakers are seeking to undo a law that will allow concealed guns in public hospitals and colleges
The fire caused an estimated $120,000 in damages
Six field goals by Steelers enough to advance to AFC title game.
An Ice Storm warning remains in effect for Northeast Kansas.
Bob Chipman becomes 17th coach in NCAA History to reach 800 wins.
Crew will spend the next couple months making repairs.
Winter storm Jupiter causes Bronchos and Ichabods to tip earlier.
The AG’s office is seeking restitution for customers.
A Kansas couple faces sentencing in February.
Winter ice storm moves game to Sunday night.
The suspects were arrested without incident in Mexico.
Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones appeared on News Now at Noon this week.
Kansas is among the states affected.
Kansas saw a marked decrease in work-related deaths in 2015.
The accident forced the “Strong Enough to Bend” singer to cancel tour dates in Kansas and Oklahoma
The family of a man who died during a 2015 wildfire is suing their neighbors for negligence
Topeka officials are preparing for a potentially dangerous ice storm this weekend,
The former Burlington bank teller has been convicted of embezzling about $700,000
Most of the state is under an ice storm warning through Sunday
A Wichita city council member plans to seek the Republican nomination in the 4th Congressional District of south-central Kansas. The Wichita Eagle reports that Pete Meitzner is touting his business experience as a potential asset in Congress. He leads telecommunications consulting firm. The 4th District seat is held by Republican Mike Pompeo. He has been […]
Travel is not recommended this weekend.
Dangerous driving conditions and power outages are likely during this weekend’s ice storm
Gov. Brownback’s proposals would affect the KPERS and efforts to close a long-term funding gap for the system
Bowen and Lane lead Ichabods over Riverhawks.
Republican U.S Senator and Topeka native Pat Roberts was among those who voted to repeal ACA
Officials say a new verification system makes filing easier and more secure
The Senate plans to take up the special election bill early next week.
The girls were reported missing Tuesday from Genoa City, Wisconsin
Police say on Nov. 28, 2016, a man entered a US Bank location and slipped a note to a teller demanding money
Christopher Arndt, a former Wall Street executive and author of The Right’s Road to Serfdom: The Danger of Conservatism Unbound: From Hayek to Trump, appeared on WIBW’s News Now at Noon program Tuesday to share his views on President-elect Donald Trump. Listen to the conversation below:
Total accumulations of half to three quarters of an inch of ice are possible by late Sunday afternoon. Locally higher amounts will be possible.
Moves made by KDHE are designed to reduce the Medicaid backlog for nursing home residents
An email from the governor’s spokeswoman challenged Senate leader Susan Wagle to draft her own budget plan
The Kansas doctor who ousted U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary has now regained a seat on the House Agriculture Committee important to his farming district. Congressman Roger Marshall was selected Wednesday to serve on the House ag committee. Huelskamp was a tea party favorite who was a thorn to GOP leaders. He […]
Terms of the deal were not immediately released.
City officials are considering adding the Kansas State Fair to the city’s trail system
Two former employees of a suburban Kansas City school district are accused in a lawsuit of beating a student and her brother
The yearly effort saw more than 2,500 Topeka children wake up Christmas morning with presents under the tree
To fix the nearly $350 million hole in what’s left of FY 2017, the Governor recommended liquidating the long-term investment fund and returning to the Pooled Money Investment Board.
It could take up to three months to extradite the accused killer and kidnapper
Brownback says he’ll suggest “modest, targeted” tax increases and “one-time measures” to fill the budget gap
Many of the building’s occupants voluntarily evacuated while police searched for a man with a long gun
The following is text from Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley’s response to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s State of the State: Good evening. I’m Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley, and this is the Democratic response to Governor Brownback’s State of the State address. On January 29, 1861, Kansas became the 34th state in the union, […]
Gov. Sam Brownback’s comments the Kansas needs to “stay the course” did not sit well with lawmakers
Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday delivered his 2017 State of the State address. Text of that speech, provided by Brownback’s office, is posted below. Mr. Speaker, Madam President, members of the Kansas Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, and my personal favorite, the First Lady of Kansas Mary Brownback. Also here are my […]
John E. Robinson Sr., who left his victims’ bodies in barrels, is appealing his conviction and death sentence
At least eight vehicles have been reported stolen in Osage County and Osage City since the middle of last week
Multiple members of the committee said that it would be difficult for them to support retroactive action if it is not taken swiftly.
Budget fixes could be on the way in Topeka.
Dropped calls and static are causing a communication breakdown between emergency responders and dispatch
Warm and wet this morning, with a really nice Wednesday ahead before the potential for a winter storm coming in Friday.
The owner of a company that sold Pump It, Head Trip and other synthetic drugs could serve up to 5 years in prison
The 39-year-old former Atchison Middle School teacher was sentenced to 5 years for trading sexually suggestive text messages with a 14-year-old boy
The man pleaded no contest in November to first-degree murder.
The legislative session is well underway in Topeka.
Kansas Lottery prizes must be claimed within 365 days of winning them.
Unsurpassed opportunities for horse enthusiasts in Kansas just keep getting better. It’s the emerald year for the EquiFest of Kansas, as one of the largest trade shows in the Midwest. Kansas’ Premier All-Breed Horse Fair and Exposition has been growing from every aspect for two decades, that’s 20 years. “I’d been attending major horse events […]
Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli with the Kansas National Guard declined an interview in response to the investigation
Chiefs are currently a 1.5 point underdog at home against the Steelers
Two Hiawatha residents are jailed on $75,000 bond for meth, paraphernalia charges
The California residents were on an ice-covered pond when they fell through into the freezing water
A warm up this week is welcome, but next weekend could be tricky weather wise, starting on Friday.
The officers were hurt while arresting a drunk driving suspect
Investigators blame the fire on unattended cooking
The House Taxation Committee plans to meet Monday afternoon
Jayhawks pull away from Red Raiders in second half.
Wildcats hold off pesky Sooners to improve to 2-1 in conference play.
Legislative leaders said this week that they see bipartisan support for repealing a tax loophole blamed for the state’s budget woes
TPD K-9 units were dispatched after the robbery
The wounds were non-life threatening
Royals send speedster to Mariners for starting pitching.