A pedestrian was killed on I-70 in Topeka Saturday in what detectives think was a suicide.
#9 Kansas State rolled past Oklahoma State 48-14 Saturday night in Manhattan. Oklahoma State’s best drive of the game came on the opening drive. One in which consisted of eight plays for 84 yards capped off by a Tyreek Hill rushing touchdown. Kansas State took back any momentum OSU had achieved from the opening drive […]
Ball security proved to be the difference maker Saturday afternoon at McLane Stadium, as the Kansas football team dropped its fifth-straight game, falling victim to the No. 12-ranked Baylor Bears, 60-14. The Jayhawks (2-6, 0-5 Big 12) fumbled the ball five times and turned it over three times in the first half, helping Baylor (7-1, […]
The Washburn Ichabods led from start to finish in a 36-10 win over Emporia State in the Turnpike Tussle on Saturday at Yager Stadium. Washburn will finish up the home schedule with Northeastern State on Nov. 8 as the Ichabods will honor their senior class in pregame festivities. After forcing a punt on the Hornets’ […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have declined to exercise the 2015 club option in designated hitter/first baseman Billy Butler’s contract, making him a free agent. Butler, 28, was an American League All-Star in 2012 and ranks third in club history with a .295 career batting average and is sixth in doubles (276) […]
Bilionaire Richard Branson’s dream of launching paying customers into space has suffered a serious setback with Friday’s fatal crash of the Virgin Galactic rocket.
A federal judge is considering an argument from the Kansas attorney general’s office stating the court shouldn’t weigh in on the state’s gay marriage ban before the Kansas Supreme Court addresses it.
As of Saturday, K-Tags work south of the Kansas border on all ten toll roads operated by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.
Kansas State University has asked U.S. Senator Pat Roberts campaign to stop using a TV spot with the school’s head coach seeming to endorse the senator’s reelection.
Shawnee Heights coach Jason Swift started on a postseason beard a few weeks ago. Next Friday, he gets to sport it on his home turf. Senior halfback Tony Barksdale scored three times, Shawnee Heights’ defense bent, but didn’t break and the T-Birds secured a home playoff game with a 28-20 victory over Seaman for the […]
6A No. 1 Olathe Northwest defeated No. 8 Hutchinson 25-10, 25-11 No. 7 Wichita East defeated No. 2 Maize 23-25, 25-18, 25-23 No. 4 Olathe East defeated No. 5 Blue Valley 25-22, 25-22 No. 6 Washburn Rural defeated No. 3 Blue Valley Northwest 25-14, 25-23 No. 1 Olathe Northwest defeated No. 5 Blue Valley 21-25, […]
THURSDAY GAMES Silver Lake 14 Rossville 24 Centralia 46 Rock Creek 13 Hiawatha 0 Sabetha 53 Nemaha Central 43 Rock Creek 0 Pleasant Ridge 30 ACCHS 13 McLouth 13 Maur Hill Mount Academy 26 KANSAS SCORES Anthony-Harper-Chaparral 27, Conway Springs 19 Ashland 72, Cunningham 20 Attica/Argonia 54, South Barber 8 […]
Tax collections in Kansas are down 5.2 percent in October and nearly $50 million for the year, adding to critics concern of a projected $250 shortfall by the end of 2015.
Independent Kansas U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman showcased a number of policies he’d focus on if elected in a Friday Kansas statehouse appearance.
Kansas Republicans are seeking an investigation of state Democrats over possible federal reporting violations.
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self met with members of the media prior to Monday night’s exhibition opener against Washburn. Self started the press conference by addressing the news of Connor Frankamp leaving the KU program. Bill Self
By Cameron Crouch The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating a man suspected of drug dealing. 38-year old Roy Hector Wahquahboshkuk Jr. a.k.a “Buck” of Mayetta is wanted for the possession of methamphetamine, the possession of tools to make more meth, and the distribution of meth. On August 7, 2014, deputies served […]
A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled Friday that she should continue daily monitoring and coordinate travel with state officials so monitoring can continue. But, because […]
Shooting guard Conner Frankamp will not begin his sophomore season with the Kansas men’s basketball team. Friday morning, head coach Bill Self announced Frankamp’s decision to leave the University of Kansas. “I met with Conner and his father (Martin Frankamp) Wednesday to discuss his situation and opportunity this season at Kansas,” Self said. “On Thursday […]
Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night. Residents of Hawaii, most of Arizona and some U.S. […]
It is week 10 for the college football season and it is another full slate of Big 12 games this weekend. The College Football Playoff rankings came out this week as well, I guess it is important cause it was the first ever rankings for the playoffs. But it doesn’t really mean much in the […]
6A Central/South Central Region #1 No. 1 Washburn Rural defeated No. 8 Wichita North (7-8-3) 4-0. Rural (16-2-0) advances to South Central Quarterfinal and hosts No. 4 Manhattan (13-4-1) on Tuesday, November 4 at 6 pm. 5A Northeast Region #1 No. 1 St. Thomas Aquinas (16-2-0) defeated No. 8 Seaman (11-6-1) 2-1. 5A Northeast Region […]
Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks come in at #5 on the AP Preseason Basketball poll. Kansas opens its Exhibition slate Monday night in Lawrence vs Washburn. Kentucky was the runaway No. 1, becoming the fourth program to earn the honor in consecutive seasons. 1 Kentucky (52) SEC Record: 0-0 PV Rank – Points […]
A suspect who led police on a seven-week manhunt after a fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks appeared gaunt and battered at his arraignment. Eric Frein answered yes or no questions but was not asked to enter a plea Friday to first-degree murder and other charges. He did not have a lawyer. The […]
Sporting Kansas City’s 2014 season came to an end with a 2-1 loss on Thursday at the New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round of the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs. Dom Dwyer scored his team-record 24th goal of the year across all competition, but Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his second […]
A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage. The hearing this afternoon before U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree in Kansas City, Kansas, is on the ACLU’s request for an order to force Kansas to allow gay marriages. The ACLU filed the lawsuit […]
The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon today, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010. AAA says the price at the pump fell 33 cents in October, thanks mainly to plunging oil prices. Many happy drivers have taken to social media to post […]
It will be breezy and much cooler today with high temperatures only reaching the mid to upper 40s. Gusty north winds should gradually diminish by mid to late afternoon. Under clear skies tonight lows will drop into the lower and mid 20s. Saturday will be sunny and cool with highs in the lower 50s. It […]
Rossville coach Derick Hammes just started his career with the Dawgs. In year one, he snapped a 15-game losing streak against Silver Lake in the regular season. He’s starting to build a streak heading in the other direction. Junior quarterback Tucker Horak scored three different times, defense held Silver Lake in check and Rossville survived […]
The National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road.
An expert thinks Tuesday’s election, where three incumbents are in tough fights, could reshape Kansas politics.
The 2005 Houston Astros. The 2007 Colorado Rockies. The 2008 Tampa Bay Rays. All three of these teams were participants in the World Series for the first time in that team’s history. And the only time, as it turns out. They were all underdogs, and the Astros and Rockies were more improbable than anything (especially […]
Republican Senator Pat Roberts touched on many familiar narratives a Topeka stump speech, including a vow not to let President Obama send Guantanamo detainees to Fort Leavenworth.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach predicts half of registered voters in the state will show up at the polls on Tuesday.
An Ohio city has agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea for nearly six months while criticizing his decision to travel there.
Washburn University’s staff, faculty and students are joining a national campaign to fight against sexual violence on campus.
The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 63-year-old woman and beating her to death with a hammer.
The Royals didn’t quite reach the mountain top as they fell just one game short of being World Series Champions. The San Francisco Giants won game seven 3-2 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals did have a tremendous season as they won the American League Pennant for the first time since 1985. Their […]
An annual study of small businesses indicates more optimism, but not enough optimism to add employees. That, according to Kathy Bromage, Senior Vice President of Small Commercial Strategy with The Hartford. “67 percent of them said they had not hired anyone in the last 12 months and when we asked that question last year, 64 percent […]
Authorities in Overland Park have arrested two men who they say robbed a Bank of America. Overland Park police say a pair of gunmen demanded cash and other valuables at the bank on Wednesday before escaping. Both fled on foot and were arrested near the bank. Their identities haven’t been released. It’s unclear how much […]
A Baker University sophomore’s found dead in an on campus residence hall. University President Lynne Murray canceled the final events of inaugural week after Sione Maumau was found dead Wednesday night. The school also canceled a home volleyball match scheduled for Thursday night. A prayer service was held Thursday morning at a Baldwin City church. […]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. The world’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices of local store competitors but hadn’t followed moves by other retailers like Best Buy or Target to match prices of online rivals. It said […]
Prosecutors in Poland have questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor. A spokeswoman for the prosecutors in Krakow says Polanski remains free but available for further proceedings. She says prosecutors must analyze the U.S. arrest and extradition […]
Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder has endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a new television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent. Roberts’ campaign launched the statewide spot Thursday, just five days before the election and with Roberts locked in a tight race with independent candidate and wealthy Olathe […]
A 33-year-old Lawrence man’s been federally charged with distributing child pornography. In May 2013, Tyler Padden allegedly used peer-to-peer software and a computer connected to the Internet to distribute child pornography. Padden faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.
Washburn University faculty, staff and students are pledging to help stop sexual violence on campus. The university in Topeka is one of several across the nation under federal investigation for the handling of sexual violence complaints. On Wednesday, Washburn president Jerry Farley signed a pledge to help stop sexual crimes on campus. Supporters of the […]
Just how would Independent Senate Candidate Greg Orman caucus if there were a split vote in the Senate…50 Republicans and 49 Dems – which would equal 50 with VP Joe Biden’s vote?
It will be sunny, breezy and mild today as highs return to the upper 60s. Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will settle into the mid and upper 30s. Friday will be sunny, a little breezy and much cooler with highs only making the mid and upper 40s. Our first widespread freeze of the season […]
U.S. Attorney for Kansas Barry Grissom said Tuesday during News Now at Noon on 580 WIBW that voter fraud doesn’t exist in Kansas. Grissom said his office, which prosecutes voter fraud cases, hasn’t seen such a case in over four and a half years. Instead, Grissom says, voter stupidity exists. For example, a farmer may […]
The Royals comeback fell 90 feet short of forcing extra innings as the Giants defeated the Royals 3-2 in game seven of the World Series. The Giants won their third World Series in five years as they won in 2010, 2012 and now 2014. The Giants used some timely hitting and a pitching performance for […]
The TOTO program helps low and moderate income earners buy code-compliant homes in Topeka.
The independent challenger in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas, Greg Orman, has been trying to make inroads into rural Kansas this week to gather votes ahead of the Nov. 4 midterm election.
As the election approaches, an expert says the three top state level Kansas races don’t have any sure winners.
Authorities in central Kansas believe they’ve solved a recent rash of business burglaries with the arrests of three men.
After Melissa Jarboe’s husband was critically injured by a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan, she promised him they would make it home to Topeka from Johns Hopkins Hospital and march in the city’s veterans parade. But, to her surprise, no parade existed. “I assumed that Topeka had a parade,” said Jarboe. “So when I found out […]
Defense attorneys for a Missouri man accused of killing three people outside of two Jewish centers in Kansas say prosecutors are planning to seek the death penalty against him.
Officials in a small Kansas school district say at least 18 students are being checked for possible exposure to carbon monoxide.
An Associated Press review of readiness at U.S. hospitals and other medical facilities shows that the nation’s health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system. AP reporters examined multiple indicators of readiness: training, manpower, […]
Monday, November 27 6A Central/South Central Region #1 No. 1 Washburn Rural defeated No. 16 Wichita Southeast (3-14-0) 10-0. Rural (15-2-0) faces No. 9 Wichita North (7-7-3) on Thursday at 6 pm at Washburn Rural. Tuesday, November 28 6A Central/South Central Region #4 No. 4 Dodge City (13-4-0) defeated No. 13 Topeka (4-13-0) 5-1. 5A […]
A man who disappeared during last week’s Denver Broncos game told police he had “his fill of football” and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman was found safe Tuesday night in Pueblo after police got a tip that he was in the city. Police Sgt. Franklyn Ortega […]
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control. The largest of two recalls announced Wednesday covers almost 382,000 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from 2010 through 2014. In trucks with […]
Douglas County authorities say a 64-year-old man has been critically injured after flipping his car to avoid a deer in the road. Thomas Cunningham was injured south of Lawrence on Tuesday. Sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Steve Lewis says Cunningham’s vehicle rolled several times after he drove into a ditch. He was flown to Kansas University […]
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is accepting entries for its Green Teams Photo Contest.
Democratic Kansas governor candidate Paul Davis said incumbent Republican Sam Brownback is trying to rewrite his record at a Topeka rally Tuesday
It will be sunny and mild today with highs warming back into the mid 60s. Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will drop into the upper 30s to lower 40s. Thursday will be mostly sunny, mild and by afternoon a little breezy. Calm winds early will give way to north winds by afternoon with speeds […]
The Royals used a seven run second inning that help them to a 10-0 shut out win in game six to force a winner take all game seven in the 2014 World Series. This is the 37th time the best-of-seven World Series has done the distance. Home teams have won 18 times. Visiting teams have […]
Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a tea party favorite, stumped for Kansas Republican incumbents who’re in tight races for reelection Tuesday.
After their performances over the weekend, Seaman sophomore cross country runner Dawson Podlena and Washburn Rural senior volleyball player Paige Cunningham are the Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. All throughout the season, Dawson Podlena was challenged by one particular runner. At the 5A regional in Bonner Springs, he won at the right time. With a […]
The Topeka Fire Department is investigating a large house fire Tuesday morning as arson. A preliminary investigation conducted by the fire department with the help of the Kansas State Fire Mashall’s Office indicates the home at 537 SE Golden Ave. was intentionally set on fire. At the scene, Topeka Fire shift commander Cindy Holt said no one […]
The owner of Heartland Park Topeka is trying to enter a lawsuit over the city’s plan to buy his racetrack, claiming a failure to complete the sale could put him out of business.
Fresh off a dominating 23-0 win over Texas last Saturday, 11th-ranked Kansas State continues its current homestand on Saturday as the Oklahoma State Cowboys visit Manhattan for a prime time showdown. K-State is coming off a 23-0 blanking of Texas in Manhattan, the team’s first conference shutout since a 45-0 win at Iowa State in […]
The tight governor race between Democrat Paul Davis and incumbent Republican Sam Brownback has drawn big money, including record setting funding for the challenger.
The latest polls show incumbent Republican Kris Kobach is leading democratic challenger Jean Schodorf, but just barely. Kobach says the laws he’s pushed for as Secretary of State have provided Kansas the most secure election system in the United States. “Every time an alien votes, it cancels out the vote of a United States citizen,” […]
The Kansas Supreme Court is on the road Wednesday to give the public an opportunity to see the justices at work. The court is holding a special session at 9 a.m. at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Kansas City Kansas Community College. Chief Justice Lawton Nuss says proceedings will be held as […]
The Kansas Jayhawks are back in action this Saturday as they head down to Waco, Texas, to take on the Baylor Bears. Kickoff is set for 3:00 on FS1. Both KU and Baylor are coming off bye weeks. Baylor’s last game resulted in their only loss of the year when they fell to West Virginia. […]
A national tea party group has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ re-election in Kansas after previously supporting his opponent in the Republican primary.
Federal regulators say the engineer of a commuter train that derailed in New York City last year, killing four people, fell asleep, causing him to miss a 30 mph speed limit and hit a curve at 82 mph. The National Transportation Board on Tuesday announced the probable cause of the Dec. 1 crash. It says […]
Lowe’s is testing whether robots can improve customer service in its stores. The machines look like white columns with two large screens on either side of them. They have wheels that allow them to move and are equipped with 3D cameras to scan and identify items. Customers can research items they are looking for on […]
Spider-Man, X-Men and The Hulk will loom large in a federal appeals court as Disney battles for the rights to Marvel’s iconic comic book characters in a longtime dispute. A panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday in an ongoing case involving Colorado-based Stan Lee Media and The Walt […]
A domestic disturbance leads to a search warrant and multiple arrests in southern Jackson County. Deputies were sent to a home in Hoyt at 9915 T4 Road on October 22nd where 39-year-old Joseph Thomason Brown allegedly pointed a gun at an adult and a child. Children in the home were placed into protective custody. The […]
A Kansas man has admitted stealing $62,000 in cash from an Army fund he managed at Fort Riley.
It will be mostly sunny and cooler today as high temperatures settle into the upper 60s. Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will slip into the mid 30s. Wednesday and Thursday will be partly cloudy and mild as highs will range from the mid to upper 60s. Cooler air settles in for the end of the […]
It’s finally here. The final week of high school football in the regular season. Plenty of tickets to the postseason have yet to be punched while others are battling for home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs. This is the eighth edition of the High School Coaches Club this season. Listen on AM […]
Outgoing Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger says fellow Republicans running for office are misrepresenting policies they’re endorsing as well as the Affordable Care Act.
Coaching legends Ted Owens, Larry Brown, Roy Williams and current head coach Bill Self gathered in Lawrence to pay homage to one of college basketball’s most storied buildings for the 60th anniversary of Allen Fieldhouse. Roy Williams returned to Allen Fieldhouse for the first time since 2003. Bill Self Roy Williams Larry Brown […]
Bob Dole says he thinks former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney should run for the office again in 2016.
Shaun Lee Kendall was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison on Monday on a carjacking charge.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is campaigning in Kansas for U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ re-election, portraying a vote for his independent challenger as a vote for Democratic President Barack Obama.
The U.S. Education Department’s allowed Kansas to adjust required testing so students on after graduation priorities.
Safe Streets Topeka says to have a plan on Halloween and make you know where your kids are trick-or-treating.
Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo will re-join Major League Soccer’s Western Conference in 2015, MLS announced on Monday as part of conference re-alignment plans for the league’s highly anticipated 20th season. Expansion clubs Orlando City SC and New York City FC will be added to the Eastern Conference for their inaugural MLS seasons. […]
Several former judges will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution of a Missouri man because they say a mistake by his attorneys denied him his right to a federal court appeal.
It was a light week for the Big 12 in week 10, just three games that were played. Week 11 will be a full slate of games including a huge contest in Morgantown, West Virginia, when TCU takes on WVU. Saturday, November 1No. 20/19 Oklahoma at Iowa State (FS1) 11:00 a.m. No. 10/10 TCU […]
TCU teammates Trevone Boykin and Jaden Oberkrom, along with K-State’s Dante Barnett were selected Big 12 Football Players of the Week for October 25 games by a panel of media that cover the Conference. It was the third career honor for Boykin (offense), the second for Oberkrom (special teams) and the first for Barnett (defense). […]
Emporia State’s Deveon Dinwiddie has been named the MIAA Football Defensive Athlete of the Week with his teammate Austin Morton being named Special Teams Athlete of the Week. Chas Stallard of Central Oklahoma has been named the Offensive Athlete of the Week for the second time. MIAA Offensive Athlete of the Week Chas Stallard, QB, […]
Authorities officially released the names and causes of death of one of the victims and the gunman killed during the Washington state high school shooting. The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office said Monday that 14-year-old Zoe R. Galasso died of a gunshot wound to the head and is a homicide victim. She was one of […]
Kansas City, Kansas, police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl in a drive-by shooting. Police say in a news release that the girl died Sunday evening while she was inside a home that was sprayed by bullets from a passing vehicle. Police on Monday identified the victim as Machole J. Stewart. Investigators have […]
Ottawa police investigate death of 2-month old infant. Emergency responders were sent to a home in the 200 block of E. Wilson St. at around 10:20 a.m. Sunday morning after receiving a call about a child not breathing. Paramedics performed life saving measures at the scene before transporting the infant to Ransom Memorial Hospital. Police […]
Arrest made after Ottawa man shows up to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Police were sent to Ransom Memorial Hospital at 8:30 Sunday morning after 38-year-old Curtis Brown checked in with gunshot wounds to his hand and neck. The investigation led detectives to a home in the 800 block of S. Sycamore Street where a […]
Man found shot to death in Junction City early Saturday.