Sedgwick County prosecutors have dismissed felony first-degree murder and other charges against an 18-year-old man in connection with a 2015 shooting death
Some Kansas families will no longer qualify for an early childhood program when the state shifts from state to federal funding for the program next month
The 36-year-old man was walking in the 5100 block of SW Topeka Blvd when he was hit by an SUV
Investigators are still trying to figure out how a girl found last month in a field was killed
Prosecutors have charged a Kansas man for allegedly lying to FBI agents who were investigating an attack on three Somali men in Dodge City
Police are looking for three Hispanic male suspects
Almost a year has passed since her death and police still have yet to receive any information that would identify anyone involved.
The father of 30-year-old Amber Estes says she was found safe after missing for two days
The Kansas AG will hold the interim post until assuming the presidency in 2017
He is accused of making an unspecified threat last month against the Jewish Congregation Beth Shalom
The commission will revisit a resolution barring illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition, federal assistance
The child somehow got into a 4′ high above-ground pool and drowned
The city has decided against adhering to a law requiring security measures in public buildings
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is planning to use provisional ballots during the upcoming elections and then throw out all of the votes for state and local races cast by the thousands of voters who register to vote at motor vehicle offices without providing proof of citizenship. An email sent Wednesday from Kobach’s office […]
Court documents say the adoptive son of a Kansas couple begged his teacher to not make him go home from school on Fridays because he was terrified of them
Emergency personnel offer safety tips for people attending this year’s Kicker Country Stampede
The 17-year-old was placed in custody.
Westar Energy is seeking a change in its transmission costs that would reduce customers’ rates by about $18 million
Prairieland Partners’ annual Gator Rally raised more than $40,000 for area non-profits and charities
“All I’ve ever wanted to be is a cowboy.” Already, Jesse Pope, 17, has proven to be one of the best. He was crowned all-around cowboy at the recent Kansas High School Rodeo Finals in Topeka. The Waverly High School student was again state high school year-end champion in both bareback bronc riding and saddle bronc riding. That gives him opportunity […]
Police will have check lanes in several possible locations from noon to 8 p.m.
An opportunity to own a part of history is coming to Tonganoxie. “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will have a wild horse and burro adoption at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds on June 24-25,” according to Crystal Cowan at the BLM office in Oklahoma City. “These are adult and yearling horses and burros that once […]
The massive Certificate of Indebtedness was approved after the state’s budget director hinted at a projected $45 million deficit for June
The KBI says Rex Roth was found safe a day after disappearing
Three judges have filed a petition with the Kansas Supreme Court over an unfilled vacancy in SW Kansas
Key Republican legislators say they’re close to an agreement with Kansas school districts on a plan aimed at satisfying a court mandate to help poor schools.
Kansas health officials are trying to determine what is causing elevated lead levels among about 30 children in central Kansas’ Salina County.
The owner of Anthony Livestock Co., is accused of falsely inflating cattle prices
One or more suspects caused at least $1,000 in damages to the field and dugout
A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that denied the deputy’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the dog’s owner
The suspects are accused of severely beating a man at a New Year’s Eve party
A competency evaluation has been ordered for a 17-year-old Lawrence boy accused of killing his grandmother
Family members of the coach said on June 10 the coach was “stalked, ambushed, and attacked in the parking lot of Hudson School, at Dornwood Park.
Two fan drives aim to distribute fans to people in need of relief from the summer heat
Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced that 27-year-old Trenton Voss was placed under arrest after a suspicious person was reported on 250 th Road, southeast of Circleville.
The Chanute man who hit and killed Glenda Taylor is charged with reckless 2nd degree murder
Legislative questions can be asked over the phone or via text message
Officials estimate the concert event will bring about $10 million to the city
The head of Pathfinder Health Innovations says frustration over Kansas tax policies prompted the decision to move to Missouri
Work on the west end of the I-70 corridor will cause traffic issues Tuesday, authorities enforcing work zone speed limits
No word on when Curtis Ayers will appear in court or whether we will waive extradition to Kansas
No one has claimed the dog that was found locked in a hot car, one of the rescuers wants to adopt the puppy
The event will be held on June 21 and will include activities such as music, hot dogs and prizes.
The month long operation, which began on May 9, was an effort to target convicted criminals who were living in the United States illegally, said I.C.E. spokesperson, Gail Montenegro.
Sean Hall was part of a prostitution ring and was arrested along with several others in a 2015 sting operation
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp asked Kansas schools to “stand up” to Obama’s directive, none answered his call
Disclaimer: The video in this post contains graphic, listener-submitted footage from the scene of Sunday’s crash. Viewer discretion is advised.
Kansas has the 13th cheapest gas in the country.
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting a free Juvenile Expungement Clinic on July 16 in Wichita
The car was stolen around 2 a.m. Monday when the deputy was checking on a “distraught woman” standing on a street corner
Tippin’s Gourmet Pies has recalled certain key lime pies because of peanut residue in the flour
The court made the ruling Friday in a case involving a man who spent more than 1,000 days in solitary confinement
Reu Chamberlain was accused of using personal information to open credit accounts at several Wichita businesses
An official with the Kansas Contractors Association says budget cuts contributed to a 5.6 percent dip in construction jobs
Bitterness between the court and legislature remains 11 years after a special session on school funding
Four were killed in a crash on US 24 near Perry and another west of Topeka on I-70
The victim was shot in front of a home in the 300 block of NE Paramore
Starting Monday, June 20, SW Wanamaker will be narrowed to one lane from 10th to Huntoon
Harris Enterprises has announced plans to sell its six newspapers
Only Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott will get a pay increase
The publication will become part of the Ogden Newspapers Inc., family
Jaime Carter pleaded guilty last year to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence of meth and pills in a 2014 fatal crash
Yep, there’ll be the best meatloaf and homemade pie in the country. And, a whole lot more, too. “We have meatloaf and pie baking contests as special attractions, but a full packed daylong slate of additional activities are planned for our annual Paxico Meatloaf Festival Saturday, June 18, at Paxico, right off Highway I70, […]
Sen Anthony Hensley and other top Democrats will announce their plan Friday afternoon at the Statehouse
Chris Pattillo was 16 when he was allegedly involved in the shooting death of Brian Miller
Matthew Gallagher is charged with felony child endangerment after an octopus was found wedged in his girlfriend’s toddler
Relics from a 1920s shootout between gangsters and Wichita police are on display in the Sedgwick County Historical Museum
It is unclear what impact the ruling will have on Kobach’s instructions this week to allow thousands of people who register at motor vehicle offices without citizenship documents to vote only in federal races.
The Associated Press says in a lawsuit that a Kansas county wrongly has withheld public records involving alleged fiscal misconduct by the county’s former elections chief, who later took a top U.S. elections job.
Craig Barnes from the Shawnee County Health Agency says that it’s possible for residents to reduce the chance that their family or neighbors contract Zika or other illnesses through a few simple measures.
A flexible school funding formula is Jim Ward of Wichita’s preference.
A Kansas man is charged with felony child endangerment in connection with a small octopus found wedged in the throat of his girlfriend’s toddler in April.
Saturday’s festival is held at the Topeka Expocentre and combines live performances with engaging, educational activities in booths arranged by local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
The former technology director for the Maize school system is among those accused of defrauding the district
No injuries were reported in the collision
Tyler Gregory blends old-world blues, country/bluegrass and folk for an honest and soulful sound
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday on U.S. 56
The head official at Kearny County Hospital says he’s finding ways to thrive when other health care facilities are struggling
Kansas will give away free nicotine gum, lozenges and patches from June 20 – July 1
Lawrence Memorial Hospital is taking a hit after another round Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget cuts
The 27-year-old man will be sentenced August 1 for vehicular homicide
The event is meant to bring families and their pets together and out into the community with enjoyable activities such as music, lawn games and a cookout.
The Geary County Sheriff says investigators are still looking for guns stolen in the May 1 burglary
The tuition hike was approved in response to Gov. Brownback’s cuts to the state’s higher education budget
Health care analysts say cutting Medicaid coverage will add to problems some hospitals are facing
Rodeo action is planned this weekend at Overbrook. According to Jane Goodyear of the Overbrook Osage County Fair, CR McKellips Rodeo Company will present an All Star Rodeo and Mutton Bustin’ Friday and Saturday evenings, June 17-18, at the Overbrook Fairgrounds. Gates are to open each evening at 6 o’clock, with the nightly performances […]
The best high school cowboys and cowgirls in Kansas are headed to Wyoming. Results from the Kansas High School Rodeo Association have been announced by Suzan Adams, secretary. Yearend standings are the total of point earnings from 14 sanctioned rodeos last fall and this spring added to placings at the recent Kansas High School […]
A national survey shows a surge in women’s participation in shooting sports
GOP Sen. Pat Roberts says an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act will halt efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison
The suspects are facing federal charges for robbing Carson Bank
Voters who registered at DMVs without citizenship proof can now vote in federal elections
The suspect was arrested Friday at a Wichita residence on a warrant for first-degree murder, attempted murder and criminal possession of a firearm
Kansas is abandoning a plan to block 11 people who have provided services such as cancer screenings to Planned Parenthood
Though Thompson’s case has not yet gone to trial, the DA’s office believes it has the obligation to review every case and inform either the attorney who worked the case or the defendant themselves, no matter the status of the charges.
The roofing business, which paid cash to primarily undocumented workers, required them to pay kickbacks in order to cut business costs. This would allow them to make more money and in turn would give the company an advantage against their competition.
A Monday night vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting saw Topeka residents unite in the name of hope and peace
The debate over transgender bathroom use in Kansas continues after the state’s AG says he is suing the federal government over its directive
In total, a half-day is spent preparing for the scenarios, with the other half-day spent in the scenarios, both dry and with paintball markers.
One of the most historic communities in the world plans a special celebration in recognition of its past this weekend. “Washunga Days are planned at Council Grove on the old Santa Fe Trail, Friday through Sunday, June 17-19,” announced Lindsay Gant of the planning committee. “It’ll be the 34th anniversary edition of the […]
Many of Kansas’ state universities are asking the system’s governing board this week to approve tuition increases higher than first proposed a month ago