A state representative who has proposed changing state law to make it harder for domestic abusers to possess or keep weapons says she doesn’t expect the Kansas Legislature to consider the idea this year
A suburban Kansas City hospital has reported 18 cases of a gastrointestinal illness, and at least one of the cases has been preliminarily identified as norovirus
Cherokee County spent about $28,000 on a grand jury investigation that led to charges that were eventually dismissed
Hear from Weber, Iwundu, Johnson, Wade Hear from Kruger & Hield Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, […]
Two Kansas men have been found guilty of trying to kill a deputy sheriff who was shot multiple times while lying face down inside a convenience store after three armed robbers jumped him
An AP News Analysis: A legislative dispute over how Kansas Supreme Court justices are selected is a political struggle
The student newspaper at the University of Kansas has filed a federal lawsuit accusing university administrators of approving funding cuts to the newspaper that were enacted after an editorial critical of the student senate
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Both the boys and girls snapped out of a funk against Seaman.
Chemicals used in nonstick cookware, firefighting foam found in Colorado drinking water
Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow underage drinkers to avoid charges if they call for medical help for drinking-related problems
The Kansas Senate will consider a bill that would require Medicaid patients to try lower-cost, most effective drugs before moving to more expensive treatments
The virus, which is spread by a specific species of mosquito and possibly sexual contact, has been linked to birth defects in Brazil
50 years later. a famed Kansas broadcaster looks back on his experience at the first Super Bowl
A narcotics investigation led to the discovery of 20 pitbulls that were bred for online sale
Julian Assange held a press conference via video link after a UN human rights panel says he’s been unlawfully detained
Flu or pneumonia contributed to more than 1,100 deaths in Kansas last year
A K-State professor looks at why fans win and lose with their favorite teams
Most of the money will be spent repairing 10 water mains that were broken in the quakes
A proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution that would have changed the way Supreme Court judges are selected in Kansas failed to receive the two thirds majority needed to allow it to move forward.
Officials at a University of Kansas Hospital youth services center say up to 18 people have fallen ill in the last few days
Wyandotte County authorities say a suspect in a robbery with a large knife has been shot by police
With another week mostly gone at the sausage factory known as the Kansas Legislature, here are some observations
No precipitation in the forecast.
The proposal would give uniformed corrections officers in state prisons a 2.5 percent pay raise later this year
A driver took police on a chase that began in north Topeka and ended with wreck at 6th and Topeka Blvd.
A bill to eliminate a projected deficit of nearly $200 million in the state budget includes many of the proposals laid out by Governor Brownback
More than 90 percent of Americans are insured. “And that’s the first time this has ever been true,” says health official.
The House Commerce committee heard a presentation on the progress of the National Bio and Agridefense Facility in Manhattan.
A conservation agent says the eagles were shot over the span of less than a week
Sunday’s big game will see more police looking for drunk drivers
The House Appropriations Committee amended the state budget bill to restrict special revenue funds for the University of Kansas
Man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder has a history of DUI convictions
An amendment offered in the House Appropriations committee by Representative Mark Hutton on the 2017 budget bill would prevent the sweep of funds for early childhood programs into the State General Fund.
House Minority Leader Tom Burroughs called the resolution a “blatant power grab” by Governor Brownback
Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole has donated $20,000 to help pay for a camp for children with cancer in central Kansas
A former Olathe high school teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student in December 2014 has pleaded guilty in the case
KSU archivist says there are no plans to display the document
The former manager of a bank branch in Manhattan faces a little more than two years in prison for embezzling about $277,000 from the bank
The special session at Topeka High School aims to familiarize Kansans with the state’s highest court.
Demographics will create challenges for Kansas schools.
No news is good news in the weather department, but you might want your hat and gloves today.
Bill Self Bruce Weber Perry Ellis scored 19 points, Svi Mykhailiuk and Devonte Graham added 10 points apiece and No. 7 Kansas pulled away from turnover-prone Kansas State, 77-59 on Wednesday night. Dominated on the glass all night, the Jayhawks (18-4, 6-3 Big 12) were able to overcome their poor rebounding and some streaky shooting […]
Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow teachers and school administrators to be prosecuted for presented material perceived as harmful to minors
Kansas lawmakers are considering amending the state constitution to give the governor more authority over who is appointed to the state Supreme Court
The Kansas Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would lessen penalties for first and second-time marijuana possession on a 38-1 vote
The House Education Committee heard testimony on a school district reorganization bill that some call consolidation
A fabulous five is going to the next level to play college football.
Scammers are posing as Westar employees in attempts to solicit money from customers
Number of Kansans older than 65 will double in the next 50 years, outnumber children for the first time in state history
16-year-old Allison Blanco has been missing since January 31
John T. Booker admitted to plotting to detonate explosives at Fort Riley
Topics for this podcast: National Signing Day, KU/K-State, wrestling and basketball.
Trump cries foul after a tweet from the Cruz campaign claimed Ben Carson had quit the race
A Wichita man on parole for killing a Topeka man and removing his tattoos and teeth to prevent identification has been arrested
Congratulations to everyone on this list. Best of luck to all taking the next step in their athletic careers. Below is the list of Shawnee County athletes continuing their sports careers. If there is someone missing, please send information to Pat Strathman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (785) 228-7229. Hayden Will Stringer, Pittsburg State footballBrooks Peavler, […]
A hearing was held on the Governor’s Budget bill in the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson testified for the Kansas Board of Education in support of the bill, which would move tiny k preschool oversight into the Department of Education from several different departments across state government. Watson said, […]
The Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announced today that an all-time high 10 exhibition games will be televised this season on the defending World Champions’ exclusive television partner. The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City are entering the ninth season of an agreement in which FOX Sports Kansas City is the exclusive […]
Focus on banking, retail and health care results in steady job market for beginning of 2016.
The Wichita City Council has voted to approve the construction of a $33 million central library
The Tea Party supporter became the second Republican to withdraw from the race.
Putting a stop to a controversial financial deal to build a new power plant for the Kansas Statehouse and four nearby government office buildings would cost $409,000
Radio broadcasts of K-State athletics events will return to their roots next fall as 580 WIBW will be the Topeka home of Wildcat broadcasts for the next five years.
You’ll want the hat and gloves this morning.
The boys game was a thriller. Girls game was the opposite.
A retired Kansas law enforcement officer who was paid more than $56,000 to train other offices armed engagement practices is facing federal embezzlement charges
Several supporters testified in favor of a bill that would amend the Kansas juvenile justice system and allow low-risk offenders to be placed in community-based programs instead of detention centers
Supporters and opponents have weighed in on a proposed bill that would give the Kansas Department of Children and Families secretary the authority to cross-check lottery winnings against a list of welfare recipients
Raid of a hunting lodge in the Flint Hills capped a months-long investigation that included undercover hunters, GPS tracking of vehicles and camera surveillance
The U.S. Attorney for Kansas says the woman was accompanied by a 17-year-old for commercial sex acts at two Kansas motels
Hear from Seaman’s Zeke Metz and Shawnee Heights’ Cayla Bortz.
A suburban Kansas City dinner theater is cleaning up after a norovirus outbreak sickened more than 600 people
“I’ve been farming forever; that’s all I’ve ever wanted to do.” It’s in the genes certainly, as he’s followed family into the agriculture profession. His wife, her family and their children are an intimate part of operations. Now, best of all, likely, their son’s a fulltime farmer, partnering to keep Phelon Farms progressing further. “I […]
Large stretches of I-70 and several other Kansas highways are closed due to severe winter weather
Three jam-packed weekends of rodeo activities are set for February at Kansas State University. According to Brooke Wallace, K-State Rodeo Club publicity chair, the Kansas State Iron Woman competition kicks off the action on Saturday, Feb. 6, with a bull riding school on February 12-13, and the annual Kansas State University Rodeo is February 19-20-21. […]
Concise, fast-paced, accurate outlook for agriculture will be presented at the four Farm Profit Conferences planned this year by 580 WIBW, according to Kelly Lenz, longtime 580 WIBW farm director who has coordinated the programs. The schedule includes Oskaloosa, February 10; Madison, February 18; Randolph, March 8; and Garnett, March 23. Sponsored by 580 WIBW, […]
Kansas lawmakers are criticizing the University of Kansas’s move to borrow hundreds of millions in out-of-state bonds to build facilities without the approval of the state Legislature
Circumstances surrounding the death of an inmate are not yet known
Motels and truck stops west of Salina are filled with motorists forces off the road by winter storm
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on legislation designed to close the loophole that allowed for state business that was conducted on private e-mails to avoid inclusion in the public record as defined by the Kansas Open Records Act.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt says questions about how Kansas Supreme Court justices are chosen will remain until the state’s voters decide the issue
Radio broadcasts of K-State athletics events will return to their roots next fall as 580 WIBW will be the Topeka home of Wildcat broadcasts for the next five years, officials of K-State Athletics, Learfield Sports’ K-State Sports Properties and Alpha Media announced today. “From the moment I arrived at K-State in 2009 I heard repeatedly […]
Bill Cosby appeared in court in an attempt to get sexual assault charges dropped
Hoping for an early end to winter? A famous and furry weatherman might have good news for you…
“I wasn’t elected so that I could come to Topeka and vote for corrupt legislation out of fear of a postcard.”
Authorities are seeking the public’s help investigating the death of a parolee whose remains were found near Wichita
Up to ten inches of snow has already fallen in parts of Northwest Kansas.
Cruz claims victory against “Washington cartel” while two candidates drop out of the race
Sanders campaign fueled by impressive showing in Iowa caucus
Revenue numbers for the state are down again
Topeka is on the rainy side of this storm thus far.
The body was found less than a mile from where authorities recovered a stolen truck involved in a Christmas Eve kidnapping
Topeka police are on the lookout for a suspect in an armed robbery
It’s February and that means things are getting serious down the stretch for hoops.
Kansas lawmakers are discussing two House bills that that would create new penalties for transmitting and possessing nude photos of children between the ages of 12 and 19 years old
Democratic nominees vying for 11th hour votes in Iowa
Kansas is reporting that it collected about $7 million less in taxes than anticipated in January, with corporate income and sales taxes falling short of expectations
Kansas lawmakers are pledging support of legislation that seeks to make state government more transparent
Twenty high school basketball squads are ranked this week.
The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee heard testimony on the proposed changes to the HOPE Act, which has been championed by Republicans as another way to eliminate fraud in Kansas’ welfare system.