Audio: KU Head Coach David Beaty A 28-point first quarter proved to be too big of a hole for the Jayhawks to climb out of as the Kansas football team fell to the Kansas State Wildcats, 45-14, Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Kansas State (5-6, 2-6 Big 12) was led by quarterback Joe Hubener as he […]
The high school football season wrapped up on a raining and icy Saturday afternoon. Here are the final scores from the games. Class 6A State Championship in Emporia Derby Panthers 27 Blue Valley Tigers 14 Final Class 5A State Championship in Pittsburg Bishop Carroll Eagles 14 Mill Valley Jaguars 35 Final Class 4A-DI State Championship […]
The Longhorns captured their first title, winning 21-0.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Washburn Ichabods Women’s Basketball used a 25-point third quarter to overcome an early deficit and knock off No 3. Nova Southeastern, 70-60, on Friday, Nov. 27 to open its weekend in southern Florida. The Ichabods (4-1) crashed the boards all day, out-rebounding the Sharks, 42-36, including a 17-11 advantage in offensive […]
Police find human remains after responding to armed disturbance
This weekend’s downtown holiday events – parade, tree lighting ceremony and Rescue Run – postponed due to weather
Dinner will fall under new leadership in the coming years
Attorneys say Kansas law changing judicial selection unconstitutional; state says law’s proper
Witness says she saw officer get shot
Jackson County officials report a two-car, weather-related collision shut down strip of Highway 75
Approval pending for multi-million dollar distribution center that would bring about 100 jobs to Lawrence
Investigation underway after Wichita bank robbery
Governor encourages holiday shoppers to show support for small businesses throughout the season
With the temperature in Topeka hovering near freezing, we are seeing a mix of freezing rain and sleet on radar across north central Kansas. A Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect for us through 6:00 AM on Saturday. Our best chance for freezing drizzle/sleet will be between now and early afternoon […]
Police will only respond to a limited number of accidents. Refer to article for specifics.
Roads could be dangerous for Black Friday shoppers
Law that will allow guns on campus will go into effect July 2017
No Uber, No problem. Gray County in western Kansas offering door-to-door minivan service
Data shows that nearly 20 percent of homeless in Sedgwick County lack shelter
Police find human remains in Kansas City, Kansas, while investigating disappearance of boy
Downtown Topeka Inc., announces Grand Marshall for this year’s Miracle on Kansas Avenue Parade
Free tax preparation clinic at Washburn will help low-income taxpayers get tax credit for health care marketplace
So many areas are under different advisories with varying impacts that we need to break them down regionally, particularly in light of Thanksgiving holiday travel
Kansas urges high court to look at how judiciary in surrounding states works law’s validity
Good ole’ St, Nick to be ‘rescued’ from atop downtown Lawrence store Friday night
Anyone who purchases a $20 Holiday Millionaire Raffle ticket between 5:00 a.m. and 8:59 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2015, will win a FREE $5 Super Kansas Cash ticket or one of thousands of $50 Bonus Cash instant prizes in the raffle game
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Two dogs were rescued by fire crews.
Shawnee County District Attorney moves to have Schumm removed from city council after court records detail abuse allegations
The final week of high school football is finally here. Who will be victorious?
On Nov. 25, University of Kansas men’s basketball student-athlete Cheick Diallo was cleared to play in the school’s Dec. 1 game. The university provided new information to the NCAA on Nov. 20, including an independent review of Diallo’s coursework. Based on both the independent review and the Eligibility Center’s existing information, the NCAA approved his […]
“I get to drive our new Mahindra XTV first.” That was the heated argument among winner mom Army Lt. Col. Candy Smith’s three sons even before she officially received “her” new all-terrain vehicle at Heinen Repair Service, Valley Falls. Dad retired Lt. Col. Steve Smith grinned as their family members debated the issue at hand […]
The Internal Revenue Service today reminded individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity that several important tax law provisions have taken effect in recent years
Military commander calls bombing of Afghanistan hospital “tragic but avoidable accident”
President Obama says no “specific, credible” threat against U.S., encourages Americans to go about normal holiday activities
According to AAA nearly 3.8 million in the West North Central Region of the U.S., of which Kansas is a part, will journey more than 50 miles from home, the second highest travel volume for the region since 2007. Besides Kansas, the West North Central Region includes the Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Minnesota, and […]
Saline County jail reports finding 2 batches of homemade alcohol in jail kitchen
Russian airstrikes providing ground cover for Syrian, Hezbollah troops near site of downed fighter jet
33 year-old Albert Dwayne Banks of Junction City was sentenced to life
Group will focus on incorporating diversity into curriculum
Following the attacks on Paris earlier this month, Kansas U.S. Senator Jerry Moran asked himself, “What should our country do to be more secure?” He believes this begins with border security. He said, “Border security, in addition to being an economic issue, is a national security issue. It’s a law enforcement issue. Who comes into […]
Kansas Highway Patrol blames school bus driver for wreck that injured more than 20 students
Kansas US Senator Jerry Moran is continuing his third set of town hall meetings in each of Kansas 105 Counties. Senator Moran is in Larned Wednesday
The suspect in a Monday stabbing incident in Holton, 22 year-old Austin Lee Whitebird, was captured south of Holton Tuesday night by Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies
Wichita man sentenced to probation, restitution after embezzling $165,000 from investors
This is my first Thanksgiving in Topeka, but it’s not hard to find things to be thankful for
A Winter Storm Watch is already in effect for Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Listen to 580 WIBW for updates as the storm gets closer
Misdirection leads to impressive, yet accidental, marathon run
Man who hid terrorism suspects says he didn’t know who they were or what they did
Prosecutor in trial of Chicago cop charged with killing black teen will “tear at the hearts” of Chicagoans
Blue Bell ice cream will resume sales in Louisiana and Mississippi after listeria outbreak
Father and son team up to collect socks for Topeka-area homeless people
Plenty of area teams are ranked in the KBCA preseason polls.
Kansas City Power & Light seeks to increase revenues by over 10 percent
AG Derek Schmidt claims school funding meets requirements set by the state Constitution.
U.S. and NATO officials back Turkey’s claim that a Russian warplane had entered its airspace before being shot down
The Big 12 Conference has released its 2016 football schedule. The 2016 slate again features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the sixth-consecutive season. Dates are subject to change as adjustments are expected to accommodate television partners’ requests. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to the […]
Hundreds will be summoned for quadruple murder trial
Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter, claims self-defense in June shooting
Bob Davis, for over three decades the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men’s basketball, has announced that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season, thus making Saturday’s game against Kansas State his last KU football broadcast. “Bob Davis is an institution in the state of Kansas,” KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zengersaid, […]
Historical society spending $1 to retrieve pioneer-era photo negatives
The Kansas Department of Transportation is preparing for the possibility of some slick roads, particularly late Thursday into Friday
Increased threats from militant groups prompts warnings from State Department
Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson outlined the new vision for education in Kansas that the State Board of Education is working on. Watson said, “That vision is that Kansas will lead the world in the success of each student.” Watson describes the execution of the vision as an intense focus on every child and […]
Rick Doll ends his six-year tenure as superintendent to take post with Kansas Educational Leadership Institute
A new report says a plane crash that killed a California traveling pastor and his longtime pilot in 2013 near Derby was the result of the
pilot attempting to navigate icy conditions with malfunctioning controls
Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday in a release that Bruffett’s resignation is effective Dec. 31
Rubio joins former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Ben Carson
49-year-old Ronald Eugene Heskett was accused of asphyxiating 65-year-old Vance Moulton by twisting a towel around his neck
Former President Bill Clinton was in Lawrence to speak at the University of Kansas on Monday, where he was awarded the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize. A line from Mr. Clinton’s speech prompts my thoughts today. He said, “The real question of the 21st century is not whether Americans can work together, but on what terms.” […]
Sunny and nice through Wednesday, then colder and wetter starting Thursday
Basketball season is just around the corner. Pat Strathman previews the season with the seven boys basketball coaches. Plus, he recapped Hayden football with Bill Arnold.
Lawsuit blocks company from offering online batterer prevention classes
The 42nd president appeared at KU’s Lied Center to accept the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize
Fifteen players from the capital city were placed on the All-Centennial First Team.
Justin Coffey, a high school mathematics teacher at Dodge City High School, was named the 2016 Kansas Teacher of the Year during a special ceremony Saturday night in Wichita.
Weekend sees over 300 tankers trucks hit by airstrikes
Two trucks collided Monday morning at NE Seward and NE Croco just before 6 a.m.
The state is gaining on goal of increasing college degrees in engineering to 1,365 annually by 2021
In the past two months, there have been two fires at 612 Prospect that have been ruled incendiary. The most recent fire occurred in the early hours of this past Thursday, November 19.
Albuquerque couple holds suspected burglar at gunpoint
Armed robberies in Wichita have increased by 50 percent over the last 2 years
Eudora man accused of strangling home-care client sentenced more than 16 years in prison
8 year old Candace Orcutt was driving a 2007 Chevy Cobalt when for an unknown reason she lost control of the vehicle
Last Tuesday, with regard to the Syrian refugee problem, I said that if church groups wanted to get together and bring properly screened refugees over to the US, that they should do it. As it turns out, Friday, that’s exactly what was proposed. A bishop for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, […]
Today: Sunny. High 59. Tonight: Clear, not as cold. Low 37. Tomorrow: Becoming cloudy during the afternoon, breezy. High 59. Tuesday Night: Areas of drizzle after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Wednesday: Areas of drizzle before 7am, then areas of […]
Kansas Black Leadership Council calls for Medicaid, sentencing reforms
The Kansas City Chiefs have now won four games in a row with their 33-3 beat down over the San Diego chargers on Sunday evening. The Chiefs are now 5-5 on the year, the Chargers fell to 2-8. The game was dominated by the Chiefs defense. The Chargers mustered just 201 yards in the entire […]
$1 million bond set for Jackson County murder suspect
Study indicates drug overdoses increasing among Kansas youth, lower than national average
Kansas State scored 10 points, including a game-winning Jack Cantele 42-yard field goal, in the final 42 seconds of the game to cap a 21-point comeback as the Wildcats defeated the Iowa State Cyclones, 38-35, in front of 53,297 fans at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday. K-State’s 21-point comeback is tied for the […]
No quarterback ever has done what Rossville senior QB Tucker Horak has done. Find out what.
Check out updated brackets for Kansas high school football!
Man pleads not guilty to trafficking charge, legality of search questioned
Trump tells reporter he would “certainly implement” database to track Muslims, but idea wasn’t his
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins talks to WIBW 580 about her new resolution that would clarify legality of GTMO closure
Two teenage boys, 15 and 18, wanted for murder of Tulsa girl, caught in Wichita
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office have taken two Mayetta men into custody for growing marijuana. Barry E. Hase, 51, and Clayton E. Hase, 27, of Mayetta were arrested and charged with cultivating a controlled substance, possession of hallucinogenic drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set Thursday on both at $35,000.00 each.
United Methodists Church leader says Kansas, Nebraska congregations would welcome Syrian refugees
Group that split from al-Qaida claims responsibility for attack on Bamako hotel