A south-central Kansas school district is letting students use bathrooms matching their gender identity as a local task force explores the issue.
The rare meeting comes amid ongoing legal challenges to Kansas’ proof of citizenship voting requirement.
The state’s delegation on Tuesday cast only 14 of its 37 votes for Clinton.
Overnight storms possible each night through Saturday night/Sunday morning.
Kansas budget director responded to Tuesday’s action
Go behind the scenes of the Kansas Shrine Bowl.
The baby continues to receive medical care for injuries as a hospital outpatient
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Raul Mondesi from Omaha (AAA). The switch-hitter will be in uniform (#27) for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. In a corresponding move, the Royals have optioned infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield to Omaha. Mondesi entered this year ranked as the top prospect in the […]
Pat Strathman sits down and chats with athletes from Shawnee County that are playing at the next level.
Topeka gas at $1.79 is the 15th least expensive metro area in the country.
Get your tickets by 8:59 p.m. Wednesday night for your chance to win.
Anyone with information on the incident should call the Topeka Police Department at 368-9551 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.
Officials say a campaign to prevent teen smoking in Kansas City is progressing faster than expected.
One man has entered a plea in the mistaken-identity shooting death of a Salina girl while another is seeking to withdraw his plea
A Texas man whose life was ruined by a convicted child sex offender who stole his identity has seen his impostor sentenced in a federal courtroom in Kansas.
The woman’s name has not been released.
By late Wednesday, thunderstorm chances return. Those could last into the weekend.
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 north of Topeka.
State “campaign sign” laws raise questions for two Kansas officials.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office also is assessing some procedures.
The last Democrat to carry Kansas was President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday. DeShields, who was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Round Rock, walked and doubled before leading off the seventh with his third home run. DeShields hit a 2-1 pitch from Luke Hochevar out to left. […]
Officials say the sugarcane aphid has returned to Kansas
The celebration is planned for Saturday for the $21.7 million donor-funded DeBruce Center
Reports suggest the shooter killed himself while being arrested
The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed the death penalty conviction of Scott Cheever.
A southern Kansas man has been convicted in the 2014 death and sexual assault of 100-year-old woman
Senator Jerry Moran is wrapping up his 105 county Kansas Listening Tour this week.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine said to be front-runner for Clinton’s vice president
Chief Gordon Ramsey will have to reschule his invite to the White House because he’s officiating a wedding
Nick Gosnell redraws the picture of the conflict between the ACLU and the Secretary of State’s office, this time over a temporary regulation.
A prosecutor says bond has been set at $10 million for a man charged with capital murder in the death of a Kansas City, Kan., police officer. Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman announced Jamaal Lewis’ bond amount Thursday after saying that the 20-year-old Lewis fired the shots that caused police Capt. Robert Melton’s death […]
An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Peak Heat Index values will be in the 104 to 112 degree range.
Donald Trump has accepted the GOP presidential nomination
A Sedgwick County woman seeking to regain custody of her kids claims a state caseworker demanded sexually-charged photos
The driver is still at large.
Kansas is one of eight states included in the voluntary recall
Kobach remains confident that the temporary regulation upholding his interpretation of the Kansas proof of citizenship law will stay in effect through the August 2nd primary.
WIBW News Now will live stream tonight’s debate at Facebook.com/WIBWNews
The Kansas City Royals are making a stop in Washington D.C. today, to visit with President Obama. Mr. Obama invited the team after their World Series win. Watch LIVE:
26-year-old Juan Salas-Rueda was sentenced to five years in prison for one count of aggravated robbery
Gas is at or below two dollars a gallon in parts of Kansas, with Topeka at 1.93 a gallon.
Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies made the arrests while serving search warrants on two homes
Louisburg Republican Jene Vickrey is pushing to replace House Speaker Ray Merrick
Nick Gosnell talks about Dennis Rodman and Donald Trump.
Curtis Ayers is charged with capital murder in the May shooting death of KCK Det. Brad Lancaster
Afternoon heat indices will rise again into the 100 to 110 degree range today through Saturday.
Amidst the “general disappointment” felt by the state’s GOP chairman, one delegate from Wichita says Cruz showed “true leadership”
The 39-year-old man led police on a high-speed chase with a toddler in the vehicle
Kansas delegates say they don’t believe the sometimes harsh comments at the Republican National Convention about Hillary Clinton will turn off voters
Capt. Robert Melton was expecting his fourth child this winter
Police are calling the protest the “most chaotic” to hit the Republican National Convention
Kansas City pitchers get blasted with long ball.
The course will highlight the challenges faced by police officers while in the line of duty
Researchers at the university are using live streaming video from the national park in Alaska for the study
A Trump Organization staff writer apologized for including passages from a Michelle Obama speech in Melania Trump’s convention speech
The department intends to get bids for the Bioscience Authority by the fall and then present those bids to the State Finance Council so a decision can be made and the sale can be finalized by the end of 2016.
After 19 seasons at Washburn Rural, coach Holaday takes next challenge.
The temporary regulation would create two-tier voting for the 2016 election cycle in Kansas
The 81-year-old woman went has been missing since July 15 and may be driving through Kansas
Pat actually has a chance in this challenge in a sport he played in high school.
The girlfriend of a man behind a mass shooting in Hesston, Kan., had previously pleaded not guilty to weapons charges related to the incident
As Kansas mourns again the death of a police officer in the line of duty, Nick Gosnell turns to verse to express his feelings on the subject.
Trump on Tuesday night cemented himself has the Republican nominee for president
The baby’s parents were arrested on July 15 in Jefferson County on unrelated charges
The creator of “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley” died in a Burbank hospital
The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Shawnee County District Court comes a week after a state board approved the temporary measure
Police say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous
An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect and has been extended into Saturday night until 7 p.m.
A Police Officer in Kansas City, Kansas has been shot.
Salazar handles the Royals once again.
The Big 12 is accepting resumes from expansion candidates. The smallest Power Five conference took a significant step toward adding members Tuesday when its university presidents directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating schools interested in joining. Oklahoma President David Boren said the board of directors voted unanimously during a meeting Tuesday in Dallas that […]
The Center for Hope and Healing will offer individual and group support for those coping with a loved one’s death
Kobach also highlighted Tuesday night’s nomination of Donald Trump in Cleveland.
Pat Strathman sits down and chats with athletes from Shawnee County that are playing at the next level.
Bell is survived by his wife of 56 years, his son and daughter-in-law, a sister, five granddaughters and six great-grandchildren
Patrick Miller says the plagiarism accusations could have an effect on Trump’s post-convention bump.
Austin McWilliams was struck while sitting on a bridge near Quenemo
Within the first ten minutes of a vehicle’s door being closed, the outdoor temperature and the inside of a vehicle can differ by as much as twenty degrees.
Gruver credits the strong police presence in Wichita for keeping the protesters where they need to be thus far.
A former tribal casino employee has been sentenced to five years of federal probation for embezzlement in a scheme involving fake “players cards” at a northeast Kansas casino
The 2016 Big 12 football season is unofficially underway with the Big 12 Media days going on in Dallas, Texas. 580 WIBW Coverage of Big 12 Media Days is presented by Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Day two has Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas, Baylor and West Virginia. The media has Oklahoma an the overwhelming favorite […]
Judge Patricia Macke Dick is the new president.
Melania Trump has been accused of stealing from a speech delivered in 2008 by Michelle Obama
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a train in Germany that injured at least five people. The claim was posted on the group’s Aamaq news agency. It came just hours after a 17-year-old Afghan asylum seeker attacked passengers with an ax and knife on a train near Wuerzburg-Heidingsfeld last night, […]
Nick Gosnell borrows from The West Wing and CNN to talk about Melania Trump’s borrowed phrases at the Republican National Convention.
Actual temps will combine with humidity to make it feel like the upper 100s for the next few days.
The 25-year-old Dodge City woman admitted to making videos of herself engaged in sex acts with a child under 5
Royals kick off series with Indians with comeback thriller.
The 23-year-old could spend up to five years in federal prison for taking part in a prostitution operation that spanned seven states
The 2016 Big 12 football season is unofficially underway with the Big 12 Media days going on in Dallas, Texas. 580 WIBW Coverage of Big 12 Media Days is presented by Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Day one has Kansas, TCU, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State. The media has Oklahoma an the overwhelming […]
Five people are injured after a tractor-trailer struck an all-terrain vehicle in western Kansas
The Royals swipe up another pitcher to bolster pitching unit.
The 25-year-old inmate escaped on his first day on the community work crew project
A Kansas woman gave birth last month to twins – her third set of twins in just over two years
Governor Sam Brownback will most likely join the meeting by telephone, as he is in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention.
The Firefighters Club 83 PAC joined the Fraternal Order of Police in supporting the opponent to incumbent Sheriff Herman Jones
No injuries were reported in a fire at Fairlawn Green Apartments that displaced 7 Topeka families
Nick Gosnell opines on B-29 Superfortress Doc’s first flight, and recounts the Battle of Kansas, with a hat tip to the Kansas Historical Society.
Only nine of the state’s GOP delegates are bound to vote for Donald Trump at this week’s Republican National Convention