Yesenia Sesmas was in the country illegally when she was released from a Kansas jail this summer
The state is facing a $350 million budget shortfall
Make sure that you turn off your space heater before you go to bed, as they are not designed to stay on while you are sleeping.
A K-State food specialist discusses how to best store Thanksgiving leftovers
Thanksgiving should be fabulous for outdoor activities as long as you bundle up a little.
A 24-year-old man was killed after running a stop sign and crashing into a milk truck
Mirta Martin became the university’s ninth president in 2014
Scott Roeder will be eligible for parole after 25 years
Ichabods edge out win in Puerto Rico.
Young, old, or prime, difficult to know who was most excited as they reaped rewards for the year’s horse campaigning. Two dozen buckles were claimed by division winners climaxing the South Central Stock Horse Association (SCSHA) yearend awards banquet at Pratt, according Steve Johnson, Arkansas City, president of the horse show group.. Unlike calling a […]
Chef Kyle from Topeka’s Hy-Vee stopped by the WIBW News Now studios for a crash course in carving
The declaration will allow the National Guard to assist the SE Kansas town of Neodesha after an explosion contaminated the water supply
The Farmer’s Share is derived from USDA and NASS Agricultural Prices for 2016.
Amid a contentious post-election climate, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback issued a proclamation Wednesday urging Kansans to come together in a “week of reconciliation.” “As we bring in a new holiday season with those we hold dear, let us be ever-mindful of the qualities and ideals that bind us together and not let differences turn us […]
A U.S. District Court judge has indefinitely blocked the new rule that would have affected nearly 4 million American workers
David Patrick McNabb is charged with killing his 65-year-old uncle and 87-year-old great aunt
Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts says the 168-foot “Verruckt” will eventually be torn down
Volunteer drone pilots can help give a “bird’s eye” view in emergency situations
Holiday travel should be fine across Kansas as there is no precipitation in the forecast until late in the weekend.
If you’re holiday celebrations start Wednesday, you might want to bring a designated driver
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office announced the capture of one suspect in a series of burglaries that took place Monday. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said two burglaries occurred in southern Jackson County, with one such occurrence on 142nd Road east of U.S Highway 75 and the other just north of 142nd Road on U. […]
The KVA’s All-State teams honored several Wildcats and Thunderbirds.
Myers said in his military career, which ended as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the one thing they didn’t do when giving young adults guns is not train them.
Lili Gagin denies that she made the offensive post
An early morning chase that started near Lake Shawnee ended after the suspects hit a gas line
The 49th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner is just days away and organizers are preparing for a feast that serves thousands of Topekans. Community Thanksgiving Dinner Foundation President Myron Johnson explained the massive effort that goes into putting on the annual tradition. “We prepare about 2800 meals,” Johnson said. “We use somewhere around 250-300 volunteers, 150 […]
The town of nearly 2,500 people is being evacuated
Some welcome precipitation today, and it all stays liquid, which is good news for November.
Yesenia Sesmas said in a jailhouse interview that she didn’t intend to kill the mother of the child she abducted
In a meeting with Donald Trump, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach suggested a registration system for certain immigrants
Hawks now face Georgia in CBE Final.
The 70-year-old woman was last seen at Hollywood Casino
Wildcats, Bulldawgs on to state finals.
The season tips off December 2nd.
Police say the woman faked a pregnancy and allegedly kidnapped a baby whose mother was found shot to death in Wichita
Kansas’ grade in the prevention of human-trafficking has risen for the fifth-consecutive year. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release Monday that Shared Hope International, a victim advocacy group that seeks to end sex trafficking and exploitation of women and children, gave Kansas an 88.5 out of 100 in their efforts to […]
The problem with getting rain or snow on Thanksgiving is that the moisture from the Gulf isn’t getting far enough north.
Andy Reid says the offense is in a slump and that everyone needs to improve.
Listen to all ten coaches recap the games from Saturday.
Traditionally, such resignations happen either right before or right after the new session starts in January, but it’s been more than sixty years since one has happened in Kansas.
An organizer says police used water cannons, rubber bullets and pepper spray on protesters
KU’s big upset win results in Armstrong and Wyman earning weekly honors.
ISU’s Morris nets triple double to earn player of the week.
Shegufta A. Huma, a senior majoring in political science from Bel Aire, will study refugees and forced migration
Police say a suspect has been killed and an officer wounded near Kansas City, Missouri, after the suspect pulled out a handgun during a struggle
18-year-old Daqon Sipple was sentenced Friday for his role in a drive-by shooting that killed a KCK police officer
A series of several storm systems are headed our way. The first of those will move in overnight into Tuesday. Each of these storms will be working with Pacific moisture, so chances of any freezing precipitation is zero for us, but could be possible for NW Kansas overnight. Another cold front will sweep through on […]
Wildcats roll to third straight win.
Chiefs home winning streak is snapped in loss to Bucs.
Jayhawks beat the Longhorns for the first time since 1938.
Marstall shreds the Bulldog defense to the tune of 481 yards.
Wiggins and Blake go for 23 each as Ichabods top Hawks
Alex Barnes churns out four second half touchdowns as Cats beat Bears
Washburn women struggle against Drury press in loss.
Kobach’s office not confirm details of the Sunday’s meeting
Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Albarca was last seen at noon Thursday in the 200 block of N Brunswick in Wichita. Police were at the residence investigating at fatal shooting. .
KU Professor Noelle Nelson says that consumers are smart and they’ve learned through the last few holiday cycles that they can get really good deals on days that are not Black Friday.
Bill Self became the winningest head coach inside Allen Fieldhouse as Kansas basketball opened its home schedule with a 86-65 win over Siena on Friday night in the historic building which opened in 1955. Self improves his record in Allen Fieldhouse to 207-6 (.972) after passing Ted Owens on the list. Friday night’s contest was […]
More than 7 of 10 bank CEO’s are hedging their bets by requiring more collateral to back loans, since farm income is down.
Moran’s office has not officially commented on the story.
The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services issued a request for proposals on Monday to run Osawatomie State Hospital
The court seeks $20 million to improve the pay of judges and court employees, who are being paid less than peers in other states.
The Big 12 championship game has a home, and it will be in Dallas for the next five years.
Two simulated training exercises took place in the capital city this week in an effort to better prepare local law enforcement and first responders for hostile situations. A joint-training exercise between six agencies occurred Thursday morning at the Kansas National Guard State Defense Complex. Kansas National Guard Anti-Terrorism Program Manager Richard Lewallen described the scenario that […]
The official wasn’t authorized to disclose the decisions ahead of Trump’s announcement and insisted on anonymity
A strong cold front has spread across the state with temperatures more than 30 degrees cooler than yesterday.
The suspect ran from police then pulled a knife on officers during the arrest attempt
Authorities are investigating after an employee died at an industrial plant in Great Bend
Washburn and Hays are one of 27 games that ESPN 3 will stream for Division II.
Few details have been released about the death of a 21-year-old soldier whose body was found in Manhattan
The two-vehicle crash took place near Grand View Plaza
The Republican congresswoman also has opportunities work with Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress and GOP President-elect Donald Trump
Temperatures will be 30 degrees colder tomorrow for the high with a 50 degree difference between today’s high and tomorrow night’s low.
The victim was fishing with two other men when their boat capsized
Police found the victim in the middle of a street in north Topeka
Hundreds of Topeka High School students staged a Unity Walk Wednesday morning in an effort to leave behind the negativity and anxiety of a contentious 2016 election. THS student Angelo Campos helped organize the event. “After the election last week we’ve just been hearing a lot of reports of discrimination and bullying not only towards […]
In Kansas, gas is some of the least expensive in the country.
A new FBI report released this week indicates a 67-percent spike in hate crimes against Muslims in the United States between 2014 and 2015. Despite the troubling statistic, Islamic Center of Topeka Imam Omar Hazim said he hasn’t felt the vitriol many other Muslim communities are feeling across the country. He credits the Islamic Center’s […]
Listen to Andy Reid give the injury report as well as a look ahead to the Buccaneers.
Washburn very well represented on the All-MIAA teams.
Washburn University Institute of Technology will turn into Santa’s Worskshop next month as hundreds of toys will be constructed by students, instructors and community volunteers during a Dec. 3 Toys for Tots Build Day at Washburn Tech in Topeka. Johnny Lemon is an instructor and co-advisor of student government at Washburn Tech and he says […]
David Mcnabb is charged with killing his uncle and great-aunt in rural Pleasanton, Kan.
The agency does not send cashier’s checks to clients and would never solicit personal information by mail without prior communication.
New Kansas State University President Richard Myers has reiterated his opposition to allowing concealed weapons on state college campuses starting next year
A search of the terror suspect’s cell found papers with references to “a small man team” overtaking the jail and cutting power to it
The record high for Topeka is 79 set back in 1963 and it should get very close to tying or breaking that today.
Kevin Roy Chandler was booked into jail on charges of kidnapping, domestic battery, violation of a protection order, criminal threat, stalking and driving without a license.
For more information on seatbelt safety follow Trooper Gardner on Twitter @TrooperBen.
Jayhawks use strong second half to take down top ranked Blue Devils.
Cats use a 21-0 run to pull away in the first half.
It is time once again for the Topeka Rescue Mission Christmas Gift Drive! There are over 60 locations you can drop off new toys & clothes for ALL AGES for the Topeka Rescue Mission. They use these donations to provide Christmas gifts for families in need this holiday season. The annual drive is sponsored by […]
The Wildcats were off last week. Find out what practice was like plus a preview of the Baylor game.
Listen to Head Coach David Beaty recap the loss to the Cyclones and preview the game against the Longhorns.
Looking ahead to sub-states.
Tickets and Camping on Sale Now. Low Pre-Sale Pricing Ends November 30
MIAA Champion Northwest Missouri placed nine on the All-MIAA first team as the awards were released today. The first team offense is led by MIAA Offensive Player of the Year. Northwest Missouri quarterback Kyle Zimmerman. Zimmerman leads the MIAA in touchdown passes this season with 34 while averaging 277.8 yards per game passing. At the […]
The Topeka City Council is expected to set a public hearing on a proposed tax increment financing district at their Tuesday night meeting. Interim City Manager Doug Gerber said that the Wheatfield TIF district located near 29th St. and Fairlawn Rd. will be of no financial risk for the city. “The proposed TIF district is a […]
A car crashed into a power pole Tuesday morning in the 1700 block of Green Acres
A military court convicted Manning in 2013 of leaking more than 700,000 secret military and State Department documents to WikiLeaks
Sunny, warm weather continues today through Thursday. A big change in temperature comes late in the week.