The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday that it would deny a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline. A portion of the 1,172-mile-long oil pipeline was slated to run beneath a damned portion of the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The […]
The niece of a U.S. Navy sailor that perished in the attacks on Pearl Harbor shares the story of her uncle’s remains being returned home to Wichita earlier this year on WIBW’s News Now at Noon program Wednesday on the 75th anniversary of the infamous day. Here is the story of Linda Guinn and her […]
No injuries were reported after a grain holding elevator collapsed in White City, Kansas
United Way is assisting struggling local families this holiday season.
The man was found around 5:30 a.m. in front of Plaza West Apartments
In honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, flags will be flown at half-staff Wednesday
Police say the kidnapping was not a random event
A military prison psychologist is refusing to recommend that Chelsea Manning’s gender be officially changed to female
A Kansas Congresswoman hopes to foster bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.
An opportunity for both veteran and novice authors is coming to the Topeka and Shawnee County Library this weekend.
It’s time for your flu shot.
Police say the man was shot after pointing a handgun at officers
Kansas economists predict the state will have a higher unemployment rate than the nation beginning in 2018
A woman, who police think was homeless, was found dead Tuesday morning
Justin Welch was on the run for two days before being arrested Monday
A cold front pushed across Kansas overnight, which will keep highs in the 40s today, before it gets even colder tomorrow. It doesn’t look like there will be a lot of moisture to work with for Wednesday, so we’ll only see an inch or two of accumulation, with it quickly tapering off. Topeka should only […]
Three children and their mother were taken the home by two armed suspects
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has updated information on a November Silver Alert
An auto parts store was the victim of a Monday morning armed robbery.
Residents living in the apartments at 506 SW 6th say several non-tenants had been staying in the building
The only planned public hearing on the biggest utility merger in Kansas history is scheduled for Monday in suburban Topeka
The accident occurred Saturday night on U.S. 81 north of Wellington
Wichita police are investigating a report that a student had a handgun at a school bus stop earlier this week
Supergroup December People will perform Saturday at TPAC
One person was killed Friday morning in a house fire near the Goodyear Tire plant that sent four others to the hospital
A Hoffman’s two-toed sloth was born Wednesday in the zoo’s rain forest exhibit
This was the first monthly report since officials slashed the state’s official revenue projections
Detectives are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man
A car crash Thursday morning on US 75 Highway in Topeka caused traffic delays on the Westgate Bridge
The suspect received probation for solicitation of a sex act involving a 14-year-old girl & interference with a law enforcement officer
A witness says bushes sitting at the southwest corner of the intersection make it hard to see oncoming traffic
KDOT’s not completely done for the season. The biggest work in northeast Kansas still to be cleaned up is the K177 resurfacing project near Manhattan.
Three members of a Kansas militia group called The Crusaders will appear in court April 25
A local Imam is speaking out against the ISIS-inspired attack in Ohio.
A Kansas man is promoting his first book of children’s poetry.
Investigators believe the fire was not an accident, but candles burning inside the home may have been a contributing factor
Residential customers of Kansas Gas Service will soon pay an additional $1.25 a month
The cameras took photos of people wearing costumes pretending to be lions wrestling, a gorilla and other various monsters
The NOTO Arts District will receive a special gift this week.
Brian Sloan will serve time for double-billing Medicaid for in-home services to a bed-ridden, paraplegic beneficiary
79-year-old Ed Cosmillo went missing from his home at 4:30 Monday afternoon
The suspect in a shooting in the 1400 block of California is on the run from Topeka police
A West Topeka bank was robbed Monday afternoon.
Your next job could be at Topeka Public Schools.
Tens of thousands of emails to electors crashed the Republican Party’s servers
The 2016 high school football season came to a close on Saturday when the state titles were handed out. It is now time for the post season awards season for high school football. The Centennial league handed out their player of the year awards and all-conference honors. 2016 Coach of the Year Glenn O’Neil […]
The suspect hit a house, crashed into a ditch and ran away; leaving a friend injured in the car
A suspect was shot and killed by police after attacking an officer with a blunt object
The woman had been missing since Wednesday
The suspects are aged 26 and 15
A Kansas City, Kansas, police officer and a Wyandotte County deputy are on unpaid leave after being accused of child endangerment and weapons counts
No injuries or damage were reported after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck northern Oklahoma on Friday morning
Celebrity portraits include depictions of “Fahrenheit 451” author Ray Bradbury, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, actor Julie Andrews and celebrity Whoopi Goldberg
The water situation is improving for one town near the blast at Airosol, Inc., but other areas are still contaminated
A witness said three men approached he and the victim before shooting the teen
The officer is said to be hospitalized and in stable condition
Yesenia Sesmas was in the country illegally when she was released from a Kansas jail this summer
The state is facing a $350 million budget shortfall
A K-State food specialist discusses how to best store Thanksgiving leftovers
A 24-year-old man was killed after running a stop sign and crashing into a milk truck
Mirta Martin became the university’s ninth president in 2014
Scott Roeder will be eligible for parole after 25 years
Chef Kyle from Topeka’s Hy-Vee stopped by the WIBW News Now studios for a crash course in carving
The declaration will allow the National Guard to assist the SE Kansas town of Neodesha after an explosion contaminated the water supply
Amid a contentious post-election climate, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback issued a proclamation Wednesday urging Kansans to come together in a “week of reconciliation.” “As we bring in a new holiday season with those we hold dear, let us be ever-mindful of the qualities and ideals that bind us together and not let differences turn us […]
A U.S. District Court judge has indefinitely blocked the new rule that would have affected nearly 4 million American workers
David Patrick McNabb is charged with killing his 65-year-old uncle and 87-year-old great aunt
Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts says the 168-foot “Verruckt” will eventually be torn down
Volunteer drone pilots can help give a “bird’s eye” view in emergency situations
If you’re holiday celebrations start Wednesday, you might want to bring a designated driver
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced the capture of one suspect in a series of burglaries that took place Monday. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said two burglaries occurred in southern Jackson County, with one such occurrence on 142nd Road east of U.S Highway 75 and the other just north of 142nd Road on U. […]
Lili Gagin denies that she made the offensive post
An early morning chase that started near Lake Shawnee ended after the suspects hit a gas line
The 49th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner is just days away and organizers are preparing for a feast that serves thousands of Topekans. Community Thanksgiving Dinner Foundation President Myron Johnson explained the massive effort that goes into putting on the annual tradition. “We prepare about 2800 meals,” Johnson said. “We use somewhere around 250-300 volunteers, 150 […]
The town of nearly 2,500 people is being evacuated
Yesenia Sesmas said in a jailhouse interview that she didn’t intend to kill the mother of the child she abducted
In a meeting with Donald Trump, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach suggested a registration system for certain immigrants
The 70-year-old woman was last seen at Hollywood Casino
Police say the woman faked a pregnancy and allegedly kidnapped a baby whose mother was found shot to death in Wichita
Kansas’ grade in the prevention of human-trafficking has risen for the fifth-consecutive year. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release Monday that Shared Hope International, a victim advocacy group that seeks to end sex trafficking and exploitation of women and children, gave Kansas an 88.5 out of 100 in their efforts to […]
Shegufta A. Huma, a senior majoring in political science from Bel Aire, will study refugees and forced migration
18-year-old Daqon Sipple was sentenced Friday for his role in a drive-by shooting that killed a KCK police officer
Kobach’s office not confirm details of the Sunday’s meeting
Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Albarca was last seen at noon Thursday in the 200 block of N Brunswick in Wichita. Police were at the residence investigating at fatal shooting. .
The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services issued a request for proposals on Monday to run Osawatomie State Hospital
The court seeks $20 million to improve the pay of judges and court employees, who are being paid less than peers in other states.
Two simulated training exercises took place in the capital city this week in an effort to better prepare local law enforcement and first responders for hostile situations. A joint-training exercise between six agencies occurred Thursday morning at the Kansas National Guard State Defense Complex. Kansas National Guard Anti-Terrorism Program Manager Richard Lewallen described the scenario that […]
The official wasn’t authorized to disclose the decisions ahead of Trump’s announcement and insisted on anonymity
The suspect ran from police then pulled a knife on officers during the arrest attempt
Authorities are investigating after an employee died at an industrial plant in Great Bend
Few details have been released about the death of a 21-year-old soldier whose body was found in Manhattan
The two-vehicle crash took place near Grand View Plaza
The Republican congresswoman also has opportunities work with Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress and GOP President-elect Donald Trump
The victim was fishing with two other men when their boat capsized
Police found the victim in the middle of a street in north Topeka
Hundreds of Topeka High School students staged a Unity Walk Wednesday morning in an effort to leave behind the negativity and anxiety of a contentious 2016 election. THS student Angelo Campos helped organize the event. “After the election last week we’ve just been hearing a lot of reports of discrimination and bullying not only towards […]
A new FBI report released this week indicates a 67-percent spike in hate crimes against Muslims in the United States between 2014 and 2015. Despite the troubling statistic, Islamic Center of Topeka Imam Omar Hazim said he hasn’t felt the vitriol many other Muslim communities are feeling across the country. He credits the Islamic Center’s […]
Washburn University Institute of Technology will turn into Santa’s Worskshop next month as hundreds of toys will be constructed by students, instructors and community volunteers during a Dec. 3 Toys for Tots Build Day at Washburn Tech in Topeka. Johnny Lemon is an instructor and co-advisor of student government at Washburn Tech and he says […]
David Mcnabb is charged with killing his uncle and great-aunt in rural Pleasanton, Kan.
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