A Seamen High School student was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle head-on collision just north of Topeka
Tax cuts proposed by Trump are a concern to lawmakers in states – such as Kansas – where similar policies have been blamed for massive budget deficits
An agreement between the company and the Kansas Dept. of Revenue to automatically collect and remit taxes starts Feb. 1
Otis Bradley was serving 5 years in Leavenworth when he collapsed in his cell in December 2014 and died in February 2015
The 33-year-old victim’s husband was arrested in connection with her death
Rep. Ron Ryckman Jr. is receiving bipartisan praise from lawmakers for being willing to collaborate with lawmakers
Duffy inks five year 65 million dollar contract with Royals.
Two men were arrested over the weekend in Junction City after a fight left one person hospitalized with critical injuries
The victim – one of 13 in the van – was ejected during the crash
A former Internal Revenue Service employee is accused in a 15-count federal indictment of filing false tax returns
Authorities are looking for information regarding the blaze at RAK Property Management, 2032 SW Wayne Ave.
Officials are concerned about numerous documented instances of lost voter registrations
A few Kansas lawmakers are seeking to undo a law that will allow concealed guns in public hospitals and colleges
The fire caused an estimated $120,000 in damages
Crew will spend the next couple months making repairs.
The AG’s office is seeking restitution for customers.
A Kansas couple faces sentencing in February.
The suspects were arrested without incident in Mexico.
Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones appeared on News Now at Noon this week.
Kansas is among the states affected.
Kansas saw a marked decrease in work-related deaths in 2015.
The accident forced the “Strong Enough to Bend” singer to cancel tour dates in Kansas and Oklahoma
The family of a man who died during a 2015 wildfire is suing their neighbors for negligence
Topeka officials are preparing for a potentially dangerous ice storm this weekend,
The former Burlington bank teller has been convicted of embezzling about $700,000
Most of the state is under an ice storm warning through Sunday
A Wichita city council member plans to seek the Republican nomination in the 4th Congressional District of south-central Kansas. The Wichita Eagle reports that Pete Meitzner is touting his business experience as a potential asset in Congress. He leads telecommunications consulting firm. The 4th District seat is held by Republican Mike Pompeo. He has been […]
Dangerous driving conditions and power outages are likely during this weekend’s ice storm
Gov. Brownback’s proposals would affect the KPERS and efforts to close a long-term funding gap for the system
Republican U.S Senator and Topeka native Pat Roberts was among those who voted to repeal ACA
Officials say a new verification system makes filing easier and more secure
The girls were reported missing Tuesday from Genoa City, Wisconsin
Police say on Nov. 28, 2016, a man entered a US Bank location and slipped a note to a teller demanding money
Christopher Arndt, a former Wall Street executive and author of The Right’s Road to Serfdom: The Danger of Conservatism Unbound: From Hayek to Trump, appeared on WIBW’s News Now at Noon program Tuesday to share his views on President-elect Donald Trump. Listen to the conversation below:
Moves made by KDHE are designed to reduce the Medicaid backlog for nursing home residents
An email from the governor’s spokeswoman challenged Senate leader Susan Wagle to draft her own budget plan
The Kansas doctor who ousted U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary has now regained a seat on the House Agriculture Committee important to his farming district. Congressman Roger Marshall was selected Wednesday to serve on the House ag committee. Huelskamp was a tea party favorite who was a thorn to GOP leaders. He […]
Terms of the deal were not immediately released.
City officials are considering adding the Kansas State Fair to the city’s trail system
Two former employees of a suburban Kansas City school district are accused in a lawsuit of beating a student and her brother
The yearly effort saw more than 2,500 Topeka children wake up Christmas morning with presents under the tree
It could take up to three months to extradite the accused killer and kidnapper
Brownback says he’ll suggest “modest, targeted” tax increases and “one-time measures” to fill the budget gap
Many of the building’s occupants voluntarily evacuated while police searched for a man with a long gun
The following is text from Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley’s response to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s State of the State: Good evening. I’m Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley, and this is the Democratic response to Governor Brownback’s State of the State address. On January 29, 1861, Kansas became the 34th state in the union, […]
Gov. Sam Brownback’s comments the Kansas needs to “stay the course” did not sit well with lawmakers
Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday delivered his 2017 State of the State address. Text of that speech, provided by Brownback’s office, is posted below. Mr. Speaker, Madam President, members of the Kansas Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, and my personal favorite, the First Lady of Kansas Mary Brownback. Also here are my […]
John E. Robinson Sr., who left his victims’ bodies in barrels, is appealing his conviction and death sentence
At least eight vehicles have been reported stolen in Osage County and Osage City since the middle of last week
Budget fixes could be on the way in Topeka.
Dropped calls and static are causing a communication breakdown between emergency responders and dispatch
The owner of a company that sold Pump It, Head Trip and other synthetic drugs could serve up to 5 years in prison
The 39-year-old former Atchison Middle School teacher was sentenced to 5 years for trading sexually suggestive text messages with a 14-year-old boy
The man pleaded no contest in November to first-degree murder.
The legislative session is well underway in Topeka.
Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli with the Kansas National Guard declined an interview in response to the investigation
Two Hiawatha residents are jailed on $75,000 bond for meth, paraphernalia charges
The California residents were on an ice-covered pond when they fell through into the freezing water
The officers were hurt while arresting a drunk driving suspect
Investigators blame the fire on unattended cooking
The House Taxation Committee plans to meet Monday afternoon
Legislative leaders said this week that they see bipartisan support for repealing a tax loophole blamed for the state’s budget woes
TPD K-9 units were dispatched after the robbery
The wounds were non-life threatening
The Brewers Association awarded a group of brewers, researchers and agricultural experts a $35,000 grant to develop winter malting barley
Brownback gave two proposals to bring more doctors to rural Kansas
The Junction City PD says scammers are claiming to be with law enforcement, utility companies and the lottery in an attempt to get money and personal info
The $35,000 grant from the National Endowment of Arts will fund a symposium and workshop
Prosecutors have issued a first-degree murder warrant for 24-year-old Tyrone Hamilton for a Christmas Eve fatal shooting
The charges came after the men allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl who ran away from Kansas City, Missouri
Damion Looney was ordered to serve more than 20 years in prison
After more than a century in operation, a Catholic high school in Leavenworth is closing its doors after this school year. The Board of Trustees of the Leavenworth Regional Catholic School System announced Wednesday it will recommend that Archbishop Joseph Naumann close Immaculata High School, which offers seventh through 12th grade. The Leavenworth Times reports […]
The accused was once a student at Kansas State.
The stores are among the 150 across the country that will close in March
A Clay Center manufacturing company won the prestigious award in 2016.
Topeka police say the victim was attacked by someone he knows, but refuses to give suspect details
Goran Sabah Ghafour was ordered to serve two years in federal prison for visa fraud and aggravated identify theft
KU health officials have confirmed one case and are investigating 9 others
Local law enforcement will only investigate accidents that are alcohol related, hit and run, or involve injuries
You may want to brush up on some drone safety tips before putting it in the air
The partnership between Hays Medical Center and state’s only teaching hospital was first announced in September
Be sure to check the cancellations page here at WIBWNewsNow.com for the latest information Thursday morning.
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall tweeted that his son is “grounded” after the impromptu dance move
The Kansas Supreme Court could shape state policy with several major rulings in 2017
A manhunt is underway for a man involved in a car chase that started north of Topeka
Curtis Ayers pleaded guilty Tuesday to the May 9 fatal shooting of KCK Detective Brad Lancaster
“For Motion Picture Use Only” is printed on both sides of the bills
Revenues are up in December.
Questions about state politics and government can be answered by research librarians via phone, text, email or instant message
A K-State nutrition specialist gives advice on how to keep your New Year’s health resolutions
The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training took action against one in 200 Kansas officers
Oral arguments in the lawsuit over the Kansas Crossing Casino are scheduled to be held on January 25
A repeal of Gov. Brownback’s tax policy could raise about $260 million a year
Tax policy and budget issues look to dominate the 2017 legislative session
No injuries were reported in the fire that started in a basement apartment
One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Monday night
A crash near the Topeka Water Treatment Plant has left one man dead.
The Topeka Police Department is beefing up patrols Saturday night.
A Kansas lawmaker says the economic development incentive tool that could finance a proposed outdoor activity center at a Lawrence lake will be examined during the upcoming legislative session. Republican Sen. Julia Lynn of Olathe leads the Senate Commerce Committee, which is expected to conduct hearings on whether STAR bond authority should be allowed to […]
Take in a show while supporting a local non-profit Friday night.