The Kansas City Chiefs signed left tackle Eric Fisher to a contract extension Saturday, the first day veterans joined rookies on the practice field at Missouri Western for training camp. The Chiefs didn’t announce terms of the extension, but a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press it was a four-year, $48 million […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired outfielder Billy Burns from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Brett Eibner. Burns is currently at Nashville (AAA) and will be assigned to the Royals’ Triple-A affiliate, Omaha. Burns, 26, has played in each of the last three Major League seasons with the A’s […]
Authorities say it appears no one survived the crash of a hot air balloon with at least 16 people aboard.
Rougned Odor homered twice, and A.J. Griffin also went a little deeper for the Texas Rangers. Odor hit a ball into the second deck of seats for the second game in a row, along with another solo shot that just cleared the wall, and Griffin had his longest outing in seven starts since coming off […]
A Shawnee County judge has ruled that 17,000 Kansans who registered to vote at the DMV will be able to vote in all races in the primary election.
Haller never arrived at his destination
28 year-old Joseph Crawley was jailed for threatening officers
Topeka High School senior Jaide Ramirez-Jennings hosted a breakfast for all of TPS’s School Resource Officers Friday morning at Burnett Center.
The Kansas Supreme Court says state law allows Gov. Sam Brownback to decide when he will fill a vacant district magistrate position.
Patrick Miller says it’s their tangibility that makes postcards seem better than they are.
Check out what the Kansas Shrine Bowl is truly about.
It happened Thursday morning around 11.
Forty-seven year old Michael Schultz died Wednesday.
Odalis Sharp said she was a woman of God and loved her children.
The primary election is August 2nd.
We could see some storms Saturday night into Sunday morning, but those will most likely not be severe.
Mitch Moreland’s second home run of the game broke a tie in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels earned his 12th win of the season as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Thursday night. Hamels (12-2) allowed two runs and six hits in eight innings, matching his longest start of the […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome), which is retroactive to July 25. Hochevar will be eligible for reinstatement on August 9. To take Hochevar’s place on the roster, the Royals have recalled right-handed pitcher Brooks Poundersfrom […]
Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood today announced that Shannon Meyer has been named warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF).
Over the years, Kansas Powerball players have captured 11 Powerball jackpots.
Sheriff Herman Jones says “the law is the law”.
Authorities say a pickup truck has struck and killed a toddler in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe.
State auditors say the Kansas DCF is struggling to adequately oversee private foster care contractors, putting children in the system at risk.
Topeka Police need your help identifying a person of interest in the death of Curt Cochran
Hoyt’s Truck Center has the grand opening planned for their second location. Serving big truck owners with complete repair, maintence and parts since 1993, owner Hoyt Moore said the new facility is now open at 401 Northeast Highway 24 in Topeka “You’re welcome to come by Saturday, July 30, for our open house, see what […]
Raul Mondesi had a bunt single for his first big league hit, on his 21st birthday, with two runs scoring on the play on pitcher Matt Shoemaker’s throwing error, as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Shoemaker, who did not allow a base runner […]
Success breeds success, and the Western action at Circleville is living proof. Circleville’s always been kind of “a horsey community.” With annual horse shows, “raceos,” occasional team roping jackpots, and the like, the Circleville Saddle Arena has hosted horse events for decades. Then, the active Circleville Saddle Club decided to have a full fledged rodeo. […]
Listen to three members of the West squad.
Clinton is the first woman to win a major party’s Presidential nomination.
All of the cases are believed to have been transmitted during travel outside the U.S.
Blake Shelton will be in Kansas City for a free show tonight
A south-central Kansas school district is letting students use bathrooms matching their gender identity as a local task force explores the issue.
The rare meeting comes amid ongoing legal challenges to Kansas’ proof of citizenship voting requirement.
The state’s delegation on Tuesday cast only 14 of its 37 votes for Clinton.
Overnight storms possible each night through Saturday night/Sunday morning.
Tyler Skaggs pitched seven innings in his first big league start in two years and Yunel Escobar went 5 for 5 to help the Los Angeles Angels pound the Kansas City Royals 13-0 on Tuesday night. Kole Calhoun drove in four runs and Carlos Perez had four hits, including a home run. Mike Trout drove […]
Kansas budget director responded to Tuesday’s action
Go behind the scenes of the Kansas Shrine Bowl.
The baby continues to receive medical care for injuries as a hospital outpatient
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Raul Mondesi from Omaha (AAA). The switch-hitter will be in uniform (#27) for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. In a corresponding move, the Royals have optioned infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield to Omaha. Mondesi entered this year ranked as the top prospect in the […]
Pat Strathman sits down and chats with athletes from Shawnee County that are playing at the next level.
Topeka gas at $1.79 is the 15th least expensive metro area in the country.
Get your tickets by 8:59 p.m. Wednesday night for your chance to win.
Anyone with information on the incident should call the Topeka Police Department at 368-9551 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.
Officials say a campaign to prevent teen smoking in Kansas City is progressing faster than expected.
Oklahoma swept the 2015-16 Big 12 Athlete of the Year awards as softball pitcher Paige Parker received the female accolade while basketball standout Buddy Hield captured the male honor. This year is the sixth in Conference history in which the same institution picked up both awards. Hield was also named the Big 12’s Male Sportsperson […]
One man has entered a plea in the mistaken-identity shooting death of a Salina girl while another is seeking to withdraw his plea
A Texas man whose life was ruined by a convicted child sex offender who stole his identity has seen his impostor sentenced in a federal courtroom in Kansas.
The woman’s name has not been released.
By late Wednesday, thunderstorm chances return. Those could last into the weekend.
Albert Pujols drove in four runs, Hector Santiago won his fifth consecutive start and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night. Pujols drove in two with a bases-loaded single during a four-run first, then added RBI singles in the seventh and ninth innings. He leads the majors with 26 […]
Washburn Ichabod head basketball coach Bob Chipman has announced the addition of two student athletes who will join the team for the 2016-17 season. Isaac Clark, a 6-2, 180, guard from Bakersfield, Calif., and Brandon Fagins, a 6-9, 205 forward from Foothill Ranch, Calif., will be part of the team this season as junior transfers. […]
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 north of Topeka.
State “campaign sign” laws raise questions for two Kansas officials.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office also is assessing some procedures.
The last Democrat to carry Kansas was President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Your chance to win scratch-off tickets and a pair of Royals tickets here!
Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday. DeShields, who was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Round Rock, walked and doubled before leading off the seventh with his third home run. DeShields hit a 2-1 pitch from Luke Hochevar out to left. […]
Sporting Kansas City (9-10-4, 31 points) vaulted to fourth place in the MLS Western Conference with a dominant 3-0 victory over Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday at sold-out Children’s Mercy Park. Dom Dwyer netted twice and Jacob Peterson scored an excellent goal of his own as a rampant Sporting Kansas City side held Seattle (6-12-2, […]
Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night. Hamels, who is 6-1 with a 2.24 ERA in his past nine starts, limited the Royals to five hits, struck out four and walked three. Hamels […]
Perhaps it simply took a whirlwind trip to the White House for the Kansas City Royals to remember that they’re the reigning World Series champions. Danny Duffy scattered four hits while pitching into the seventh inning, the Royals scratched out three runs off the Rangers’ Yu Darvish, and Kansas City shrugged off a sluggish start […]
Officials say the sugarcane aphid has returned to Kansas
The celebration is planned for Saturday for the $21.7 million donor-funded DeBruce Center
Reports suggest the shooter killed himself while being arrested
The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed the death penalty conviction of Scott Cheever.
A southern Kansas man has been convicted in the 2014 death and sexual assault of 100-year-old woman
Senator Jerry Moran is wrapping up his 105 county Kansas Listening Tour this week.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine said to be front-runner for Clinton’s vice president
Chief Gordon Ramsey will have to reschule his invite to the White House because he’s officiating a wedding
Nick Gosnell redraws the picture of the conflict between the ACLU and the Secretary of State’s office, this time over a temporary regulation.
A prosecutor says bond has been set at $10 million for a man charged with capital murder in the death of a Kansas City, Kan., police officer. Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman announced Jamaal Lewis’ bond amount Thursday after saying that the 20-year-old Lewis fired the shots that caused police Capt. Robert Melton’s death […]
An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Peak Heat Index values will be in the 104 to 112 degree range.
Donald Trump has accepted the GOP presidential nomination
A Sedgwick County woman seeking to regain custody of her kids claims a state caseworker demanded sexually-charged photos
The driver is still at large.
Kansas is one of eight states included in the voluntary recall
Kobach remains confident that the temporary regulation upholding his interpretation of the Kansas proof of citizenship law will stay in effect through the August 2nd primary.
WIBW News Now will live stream tonight’s debate at Facebook.com/WIBWNews
The Kansas City Royals are making a stop in Washington D.C. today, to visit with President Obama. Mr. Obama invited the team after their World Series win. Watch LIVE:
26-year-old Juan Salas-Rueda was sentenced to five years in prison for one count of aggravated robbery
Gas is at or below two dollars a gallon in parts of Kansas, with Topeka at 1.93 a gallon.
Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies made the arrests while serving search warrants on two homes
Louisburg Republican Jene Vickrey is pushing to replace House Speaker Ray Merrick
Nick Gosnell talks about Dennis Rodman and Donald Trump.
Curtis Ayers is charged with capital murder in the May shooting death of KCK Det. Brad Lancaster
Afternoon heat indices will rise again into the 100 to 110 degree range today through Saturday.
Amidst the “general disappointment” felt by the state’s GOP chairman, one delegate from Wichita says Cruz showed “true leadership”
The 39-year-old man led police on a high-speed chase with a toddler in the vehicle
Kansas delegates say they don’t believe the sometimes harsh comments at the Republican National Convention about Hillary Clinton will turn off voters
Capt. Robert Melton was expecting his fourth child this winter
Police are calling the protest the “most chaotic” to hit the Republican National Convention
Kansas City pitchers get blasted with long ball.
The course will highlight the challenges faced by police officers while in the line of duty
Researchers at the university are using live streaming video from the national park in Alaska for the study
A Trump Organization staff writer apologized for including passages from a Michelle Obama speech in Melania Trump’s convention speech
The department intends to get bids for the Bioscience Authority by the fall and then present those bids to the State Finance Council so a decision can be made and the sale can be finalized by the end of 2016.
After 19 seasons at Washburn Rural, coach Holaday takes next challenge.
The temporary regulation would create two-tier voting for the 2016 election cycle in Kansas
The 81-year-old woman went has been missing since July 15 and may be driving through Kansas
September 16 & 17 is the 25th Annual Race Against Breast Cancer and Pink Out Color Event at Topeka West High School!