The top team in the nation went on the road and suffered their third loss of the season Saturday. The Wildcats took care of business against the Sooners and now the Mountaineers, with their win over Baylor, lead the conference race. Kansas has a monster week ahead, they host West Virginia on Tuesday and travel […]
Members of the Kansas Children’s Cabinet criticized the leader of their group for excluding them from recent funding recommendations for early childhood programs
16-year-old Allison Blanco has been missing since January 31
The head of the Kansas Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated
Fire Chief Greg Bailey will stay with the department in an adivsory capacity until June
Three wins over top 15 teams led to Jaysean Paige (West Virginia) and Dean Wade (Kansas State) earning the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week awards. Paige is recognized for the second time in the past six weeks, while Wade garners his second newcomer honor of 2015-16. PHILLIPS […]
While some universities in Kansas provide online lists of registered sex offenders enrolled or employed on campus, others require the information be provided by campus police
The chairman of the House education committee says his panel won’t vote on a school consolidation measure
The family of a missing Manhattan teen is asking for help in his safe return
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has proposed a ban on distribution of printed information at public expense by a school board, city, county, township or college about bond issues or other ballot issues.
A Wind Advisory is in effect through this afternoon for all of Northeast Kansas.
Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver’s two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Manning threw for just 141 yards and committed two turnovers in one of the least productive […]
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
Kansas City’s Marcus Peters is the first cornerback in 17 years to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Peters, a first-round selection (18th overall) out of Washington, was a key to the Chiefs’ 11-game winning streak this season that helped them to the divisional playoff round. He tied Cincinnati’s Reggie Nelson […]
The Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team had career nights from four players but it was not enough as the Ichabods fell 103-95 on Saturday night in Lee Arena to Missouri Southern. Brady Skeens recorded a Lee Arena record with 22 rebounds while becoming the first Ichabod to record a game with at least 20 rebounds and […]
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
No. 7 Kansas outmuscled TCU in the paint with a plus-21 rebound margin and a plus-32 scoring margin in the lane on the way to a 75-56 road victory at Schollmaier Arena. Kansas (19-4, 7-3 Big 12) snaps a three-game road losing streak in league play while maintaining at least a tie for second in […]
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
One of the fastest growing obstacle course racing series, BattleFrog, known for its challenging endurance events and recent sponsorship of college football’s Fiesta Bowl, has selected Heartland Park Topeka to host the April 30, 2016 BattleFrog race serving the Kansas City market. The 630 acre Heartland Park facility located just off interstate I-70 in Topeka, […]
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
The Big 12 has announced two date changes to its 2016 conference football schedule. The Kansas at Texas Tech game will be played on Thursday, September 29 and the TCU at Texas game has moved to Friday, November 25. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to […]
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.
Just four points separate the three top teams in the 2016 edition of the Big 12 baseball preseason coaches’ poll. TCU tops the poll with 57 points, while Oklahoma State is second with 55 and Texas sits third with 53. All three teams earned three first-place votes marking the first time in conference preseason poll […]
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 […]
The Washburn Ichabods came up on the short end of the stick as a hot-shooting Pittsburg State team pulled away late in an 82-71 loss on Wednesday night in Lee Arena. The Ichabods (13-7, 9-6 MIAA) trailed by as many as 10 in the first half, Washburn cut the Gorillas (12-10, 7-9 MIAA) lead down to […]
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
The Kansas Jayhawks received 15 signed letters of intent on Wednesday to go along with two gray shirts and three walk-ons. Twelve of the 15 scholarship players will come from high school seniors and three of them from the junior college ranks. The Jayhawks, who went 0-12 in 2015, signed 8 of the 15 scholarship […]
John T. Booker admitted to plotting to detonate explosives at Fort Riley
The Big 12 got back into conference play after taking on the SEC in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Two huge upsets already occurred this week in the Big 12. West Virginia beat Iowa State in Ames on Tuesday and Texas beat Baylor in Waco on Monday. Oklahoma and West Virginia continue to top the Big […]
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, […]
The Kansas State Wildcats didn’t have much drama on signing day as they inked 22 commitments that include scholarship players and gray shirts. All 22 that previously committed to Kansas State going into Wednesdays national signing day signed with the Wildcats. The Wildcats signed went heavy into the state of Kansas and Texas as seven […]
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, […]
Follow all the 2016 Washburn Ichabod football signing information as their National Letter of Intents and institutional agreements arrive on campus. All of the future Ichabods’ information will be updated as they come across the fax machine and have been verified by school administrators. Stay tuned right here and on twitter at @wusports as new […]
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 […]
Emporia State head football coach Garin Higgins announced the signing of 17 high school players to attend Emporia State and play football for the Hornets. Six transfers have also joined the class. “With our early recruiting efforts from the spring, we were able to make up for any time we might have lost due to […]
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