The current Valley Falls police chief and Jefferson Co. sheriff candidate is accused of requesting criminal history info without a legitimate need
The settlement is contingent on approval by the State Finance Council, which is comprised of legislative leaders and the governor
The man is suing Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy over the $12,2 billion sale
Over 2,000 protesters were arrested at the 1991 event.
An official announcement will be made during a press conference on Saturday
Bring your bicycle and enjoy three days of fun, July 29-31, 2016!
The truck plowed into the crowd over a distance of about 1.2 miles on Bastille Day in France.
The 26-year-old took part in six armed robberies that saw two victims shot and wounded
Roberts is staying positive about the week’s events.
Doug Herrman was convicted of receiving adoption subsidies for years after his son went missing in 1999
Nick Gosnell reflects on the tragedy in France.
There’s a better chance for some rain tonight, but no severe weather is expected with that.
The Topeka Police Department was called out, and they met the challenge head on.
Carla Hayden was confirmed Wednesday as the new Librarian of Congress.
The appeal hearing could affect the voting rights of thousands of voters in Kansas and other states
The soldier was found dead July 8 after what appeared to be a motorcycle accident
House Speaker Paul Ryan calls the Indiana governor a “movement conservative”
Congressman Tim Huelskamp joined Louisiana Congressman John Fleming to offer a privileged motion to force a vote.
This was driven by record lottery sales in FY 2016.
Jay Preston is jailed on $500,000 bond for felony aggravated indecent liberties with a child
After winning last year’s conference title and making an appearance in the 2015 College Football Playoff semifinals, Oklahoma has been chosen as the favorite to win the 2016 championship. The Big 12 football preseason poll is voted on by media representatives who cover the league. This year marks the fourth since 2011 in which the […]
The shooter who killed five Dallas police officers received an honorable discharge from the Army after he was accused of sexually harassing a fellow soldier
The detective was processing evidence when he opened a plastic bag and was overcome by a strong smell
Nick Gosnell corrects an error made in yesterday’s broadcast.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s or 40s
The victim suffered a critical, but non-life threatening gunshot wound to the stomach
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. for Northeast Kansas.
Washburn head basketball coach Bob Chipman has announced on Tuesday, July 12, his 41st season and his 38th as head coach will be his final one on the Ichabod sidelines as he will retire at the end of the 2016-17 season. Chipman held a press conference at Petro Allied Health Center on the campus of […]
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation canceled the 2-state search for the missing boy.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. will hear arguments on voting rights cases for 3 states, including Kansas, within weeks
“There’s a deep hearted lifelong love for rodeo.” That’s the simplest way to describe Brylen Dees, 14-year-old bull rider, and Shayla Dees, 13-year-old pole bender, all-around cowgirl. “They sure didn’t get their drive for the sport from me or their dad. Neither of us was ever involved in rodeo, until our kids became interested” evaluated […]
The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Monday in Jackson County on behalf of Kyle Van Winkle’s widow and his son
Topeka families pull together to make sure no one leaves the Fiesta Mexicana hungry
People hear the phrase personal income, and they think it’s about how much people earn, said Dave Trabert. That’s only part of the story.
The 14-year-old boy was sentenced to nearly 4 years in juvenile detention for a pipe bomb plot
The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2016 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league. The honorees include nine seniors, 11 juniors and 11 sophomores with only one holdover from last year’s preseason squad in running back Samaje Perine (Oklahoma). Five players were chosen to […]
Funerals will be held Wednesday for Dallas Police Sr. Cpl. Lorne Ahrens, Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer Brent Thompson
The Kansas governor is disputing a lawsuit filed by three district judges over a vacancy on the bench
Kansas Dems are considering backing Greg Orman, who ran as an independent 2 years ago, as a potential Senate candidate
Nick Gosnell opines on Wichita protests in light of the First Amendment.
Intense showers and thunderstorms in Western Kansas may hold together long enough to give us some mid-morning rain.
State troopers blocked the group of about 400 people from marching onto I-135
The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span in the second inning.
The Kansas foster care system is among the topics that legislative committees plan to study before the start of the 2017 session
The Disability Rights Center wants Kansas to layout a “realistic plan” for the Medicaid backlog
The city is looking into $1.5 million in spending cuts ahead of the coming property-tax lid
The former longtime leader of Hutchinson Community College is challenging one of the top Republican leaders of the Kansas Senate in the upcoming primary election
A press conference will be held on Wednesday, July 13, at 11 a.m. in the McPherson Booster Room overlooking Lee Arena.
Brett Kell is one of three democrats vying for the 58th House District
Most of the time Congress passes a law that is fairly vague and general, then delegates authority to an administrative agency led by unelected people who are not directly accountable to anybody.
A makeshift trailer and flashing colored lights set the seemingly-perfect stage for a true cowboy concert. It was the 30th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo, first performance concluded. Crowd swelling to nearly a thousand turned around in bleachers, unfolded lawn chairs and majority stood on the lawn. Ned LeDoux entertained with […]
Bernie Sanders says Hillary Clinton must become the next president because she can take on issues like income inequality, climate change and student debt
Texas ‘Backflip’ Feature For Kansas’ Largest Open Rodeo At Junction City Western entertainment at its very best is set for Junction City Thursday and Friday evening. “Backflip” Johnny Dudley will be star attraction of the 23rd annual Junction City Rodeo, July 15-16, at the Geary County Fairgrounds, 1025 South Spring Valley Road, Junction City,” announced […]
Harvest the old fashioned way will be demonstrated as highlight of the 40th annual Meriden Threshing Show this weekend. “Threshing will be featured, but we have a full schedule of activities Friday through Sunday, July 25-16-17, at the Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association grounds just east of town on Highway K-4,” according to Jess […]
Only votes for Federal races will count on provisional ballots given to voters who have not provided proof of citizenship.
Ice cream and birthday cake are being pulled off of grocer’s shelves across the state
Pat Strathman sits down and chats with athletes from Shawnee County that are playing at the collegiate level.
The 19-year-old suspect is one of three men wanted for robbing three people and killing a dog
The imprisoned transgender soldier tweeted that she’s OK following a suicide attempt last week
Brownback says the new center shouldn’t affect the five existing Amazon facilities in Kansas
An 8 a.m. meeting in Topeka over state and local voting rules wasn’t announced until Monday afternoon
Nick Gosnell opines on regulations and state’s rights.
More storms will form later today into tonight, but the location largely depends on where this morning’s storms die out and leave a boundary behind.
The teen was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries
The Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame inducted eight members for the class of 2016 on Monday night. Former major league pitcher Jerry Robertson; the 1961 Topeka Reds minor league baseball team; longtime coach and league administrator Claude Hays; former minor league pitcher and multi-sport athlete Lon Kruger; former minor league outfielder Charlie Lord; longtime SCABA […]
Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field. Stanton hit 20 homers in the final round to best defending champion Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox. Overall, the Miami Marlins […]
Twenty-four workers laid off by Spirit AeroSystem in 2013 have sued the aircraft parts maker alleging it targeted older workers covered by its health insurance who had costly medical conditions
A federal task force arrested a man suspected of holding up a Topeka Arby’s and Long John Silvers
Robert Bulk has been placed on leave and asked to resign from his post as co-chair of the Kansas Democratic Party.
A sheriff says two bailiffs and a gunman are dead at a western Michigan courthouse where a shooting happened
One southbound lane oh Highway 75 is closed near 214th Rd. after a fatal accident
The Westboro Baptist Church is not thrilled about being used as a local hotspot for Pokemon GO
The 42-year-old KCMO was ordered to spend 8+ years in prison
Oklahoma is second cheapest at $2 a gallon, Missouri is 4th at $2.01, and Kansas is 12th at $2.09.
Two male suspects allegedly stole items from the J.C. Penney inside Westridge Mall
Trooper Ben Gardner says it takes just seconds for the driving situation to change, so you need to be focused on the road as much as possible.
Again this year, there will be lots of swirling, sniffing and sipping going on at the 19th AnnualGrape Escape 2016, A Toast to the Arts on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Police are waiting the results of an autopsy for details surrounding the death
The $2 million winner was from Northeast Kansas.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign says that former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders will join her at a New Hampshire event on Tuesday where he plans to endorse her
The state’s third largest county, a traditional Democratic stronghold, lost about 7,000 voters over the last 2 years
Nick Gosnell turns to verse to express his thoughts on the continued protests across the nation.
Crews in Wichita have been searching for a man who was reported missing while kayaking in the Arkansas River
A sheriff in southern Kansas says calm has been restored after dozens of inmates created a disturbance that included overturning tables and breaking security cameras
Chances of rain settle in tonight.
The Seattle Mariners desperately wanted to go into the All-Star break with a winning record. Robinson Cano and Adam Lind homered in a five-run seventh inning and the Mariners held off the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Sunday. Cano’s two-run shot to deep right field for his 21st home run of the season extended the […]
Mason Finley, an eight-time All-American while donning the Crimson and Blue at Kansas from 2010-12, secured the American discus championship Friday afternoon at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field. The victory marked Finley’s first senior discus title and earned him his first bid to the Olympics Games. Finley’s qualification made him the third […]
Salvador Perez picked a perfect time for his first pickoff of the season. The star catcher homered, then helped protect the lead by trapping Kyle Seager off first base in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Saturday. Perez hit a solo home run off the foul pole […]
Roman Candle fireworks were ignited during the robbery
The amount of campers was unknown going into Saturday morning for Michael Wilhoite’s first youth football camp. The turnout however was way more then expected for the former Washburn University and Highland Park standout. The morning session included 195 participants ranging from seven to 13 year olds and then the afternoon session had 40 kids […]
An attorney for a suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a black motorist says the officer reacted to the man’s gun, not his race
Kansas AG Derek Schmidt joined 9 other states in a lawsuit over the rights of transgender students
Haider al-Abadi describes the recapture of the Qayara air base as “important” to the long-awaited military operation to retake the IS-held city of Mosul
Public schools in Kansas dodged a bullet last month thanks to an eleventh-hour, bi-partisan resolution to fix the equity portion of the state’s school finance bill, but the fight isn’t over.
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched into the seventh inning, Seattle scored the go-ahead runs on Yordano Ventura’s wild pitch and the Mariners held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Friday night. Iwakuma (9-6) allowed one run, five hits and three walks over 6 2/3 innings, striking out six. He kept the Royals off balance […]
Another influential agricultural group is backing the Republican primary challenger to U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the sprawling 1st District of western and central Kansas
OSHA is looking into a Kansas wind farm after two injuries in one week
The News That Matters for Friday, July 8th.
An Overland Park officer allegedly made a Facebook post that appeared to be threatening a child
Gary Gillom, 29, is wanted in connection with two armed robberies in Topeka last month