President Barack Obama nominates a Lawrence attorney to serve on the federal bench in Kansas
The people spoke, the Division of Vehicles listened. The state’s busiest licensing offices will open their doors on Saturday mornings
Kansas lawmakers are scheduled to begin discussion of the controversial subject of school district consolidation next week
A 27-year-old woman has been arrested after police say she stole items from a west Wichita Wal-Mart and led officers on a chase
Shawnee County authorities are looking for tips about two burglaries at an east Topeka liquor store
Fort Hays State Professor Chapman Rackaway waxed philosophical about Thursday night’s Presidential debate.
The Kansas Department of Corrections says an autopsy shows that an inmate convicted of killing two children in 1986 died of unspecified natural causes
Rodeo action is full steam ahead at Kansas State University, according to Brooke Wallace, publicity chair for the K-State Rodeo Club. A full four-weekend slate of activities kicks off tomorrow at Manhattan with the Wildcat Ranch Rodeo Saturday, Jan 30, in the heated Weber Arena on the north end of the campus, according to Wallace. […]
A $2 increase in Kansas vehicle registration fees would help pay for 75 more state troopers under a proposal in a state House committee
University of Kansas Law Professor Lumen Mulligan spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the topic of separation of powers.
A high school student who was displaying a Confederate flag on the vehicle he drove to school has been told he can no longer show the flag on school property
Enjoy the weekend, as the weather could be iffy early next week.
January 29th is Kansas Day.
Seaman takes down Shawnee Heights in third meeting this season.
580 WIBW received an anonymous tip on the cause of the outage.
A judge has dropped all charges against a former Bel Aire police officer accused in a scheme to buy and sell discounted firearms by falsely claiming they would be used for law enforcement purposes
The mobile-based rideshare company will deliver free cupcakes for two hours on Friday
The proposed legislation would fund the means to provide live-streaming audio from committee meetings
Several bills in the Kansas Legislature are designed to shorten the number of service days for legislators after last year’s record 114 day session
The space agency will honor the seven astronauts who lost their lives in the tragedy
Topics for this podcast: bubblegum, officials, mid-season tournaments, THE streak and Brent Maycock’s Twitter rant.
The Kansas Coalition Against The Death Penalty held a press conference at the Statehouse in support of House Bill 2515. The bill would abolish the death penalty in Kansas and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Hear from Bill Self Kentucky vs Kansas Saturday, January 30, 6:00 PM on ESPN, ESP3 Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas Kentucky Wildcats (16-4) @ Kansas Jayhawks (16-4)
The long-running non-profit organization is basking in the glow of a successful holiday lights attraction
Employers aren’t cutting jobs despite a weakening global economy and stock market drops
A six-percent spike in oil prices boosts U.S. stocks
The family of a Salina man who died after an altercation at a county jail says his drug and alcohol addictions contributed to his death
Kansas lawmakers are scheduled to hear testimony on a Senate bill that would outlaw discrimination toward the firearms industry
The University of Kansas Student Senate has voted not to begin impeachment proceedings against three student leaders
– On Monday, February 8, the Kansas City Royals World Series Trophy Tour, presented by the Missouri Lottery and the Kansas Lottery, will embark on visits to communities throughout the Midwest. In conjunction with sponsors Academy Sports + Outdoors, Pepsi and Planet Fitness, the trophy will make several stops in cities across Kansas, Missouri, Iowa […]
The Kansas Supreme Court is reviewing a lawsuit filed by an environmental group to block construction of a $2.8 billion coal-fired power plant
Health officials are investigating after a norovirus outbreak sickened more than 100 suburban Kansas City dinner theater audience members
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins comments on the banner’s removal
A former suburban Kansas City credit union employee has admitted to embezzling more than $34,000
A group of non-profit organizations has launched Open Kansas, an initiative to champion open and transparent government in Kansas.
Today: Sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low […]
Washburn never trailed, built an early double-digit lead and hung on late for a 59-54 road win over Central Missouri on Wednesday, Jan. 27. WU (12-7, 8-5 MIAA) snapped a two-game losing streak to Central Missouri (7-11, 6-7 MIAA) while shooting 37.5 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from long range. Both teams were plauged […]
The University of Kansas has unblocked limited information about two fraternities that were placed on probation for hazing
Two people have been charged in the death of a Manhattan man in who was shot in the head
Authorities have not given up on the search for a missing 70-year-old Mayetta woman
The inmate died in a Salina hospital after an altercation with jailers
Kansas health care advocates are strongly criticizing a proposal from Republican Gov. Sam Brownback for decreasing prescription drug costs for the state’s Medicaid program
The new initiative launched by multiple non-profits aims to promote open government
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Non-specific threat made to Topeka High
Fort Hays State University President Dr. Mirta Martin spoke before the Vision 2020 committee at the Kansas Statehouse. Martin said, “We are committed to ensuring that everyone who wishes to obtain an education has access to it and has access to their American Dream.” One reason Martin can make that claim is because of Fort […]
The Kansas City Royals announced their 2015 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BWAA. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, while relief pitcher Wade Davis earned the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year award. Both players earned those same honors […]
A judge will hear arguments next month on the request to dismiss the lawsuit filed by a Wichita mathematician who is seeking to audit voting machine results after finding statistical anomalies in election counts
Kansas State President Kirk Schulz spoke to the Kansas House Vision 2020 Committee Wednesday
SWAP aims to involve multiple state agencies in wildlife conservation
The construction of a new power plant for the Kansas Statehouse and nearby state buildings has been delayed
The White House is calling Obama / Sanders meeting “informal”
Federal authorities are increasing security measures at Oregon wildlife refuge after Tuesday’s incident with militia members
Check out scores from across the state.
Two suspects were located and taken to the Law Enforcement Center.
Ideas for the underused facility include a regional sports complex and venue for smaller entertainment events
A Hutchinson man has pleaded no contest to charges resulting from a standoff with law enforcement officers last August
University of Kansas Hospital officials say they are already planning to expand a new patient tower, even before the structure has been built
The Kansas Lottery is seeking permission from legislators to sell tickets from vending machines
There is no other feeling in the world that can match the agony of feeling powerlessness as a parent.
The weekend looks nice. We could see some precipitation early next week.
Jonathan Holton had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 9 West Virginia to a 70-55 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday night, giving the Mountaineers a sweep of the season series. It was Holton’s second double-double in three games for the Mountaineers (17-3, 6-2 Big 12). Justin Edwards had 11 points for Kansas […]
Conspiracy charges have been filed against six men involved in the Oregon standoff.
Shooting clubs that use BB guns and other air guns could hold practices and competitions in schools under a Kansas bill
The hands of the “Doomsday Clock” are closer to midnight then they have been since 1983
Kansas lawmakers say they want more control over state finances after the Department of Transportation issued $400 million in bonds and arranged to only pay interest for the first decade
This week’s duo features a Lady T-Bird and a Wildcat.
The tax scheme involved using the personal information of prison inmates and others to file false returns
More than 400 Shawnee Heights students stayed home after threats of school violence spread through social media.
Westar will use the drones to increase efficiency, potentially shorten power outages
Wichita’s Eisenhower National Airport recorded a nearly 2.5 percent increase in passengers in 2015
The fired officers were involved in a high-speed chase that ended in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people.
Vigoda was known for his roles in “Barney Miller” and “The Godfather”
The U.S. Attorney for Kansas is charging an Olathe business owner and three others with multiple fraud and theft charges
Naval Medical Center San Diego is no longer on lockdown after search for the alleged shooter turns up empty.
A Salina man will be sentenced in April after pleading no contest in the stabbing death of another man
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a man died following a fight with corrections officers at the Saline County Jail
The Kansas Senate Commerce Committee heard from Stan Ahlerich from the Kansas Department of Commerce on his work with the Governor’s Council on Economic Advisors.
Houston grand jury that was tasked with investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicts anti-abortion activists
People inside the building were told to “run, hide or fight.”
The Senate Committee on Juvenile Justice and Corrections passed two bills out of committee Tuesday related to marijuana.
The unidentified man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.
Ag equipment dealer says it will close its Larned location and consolidate the work into its remaining locations.
University of Kansas police say someone stole money, prescription drugs from dorm rooms as students slept.
Holmes says he “meant no offense” by singling out women in his code of conduct
A Kansas Senate committee is preparing to debate a bill loosening the state’s marijuana laws
The state agency that represents residential and small-business customers is without a lawyer
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach introduced a bill before the House Elections Committee on Monday that would allow for auditing of Kansas elections beginning in 2017. This is a good move. The bill proposed by the Secretary would audit each county’s elections every time around by recounting about one percent of the ballots and […]
One more chilly day before spring-like conditions come in later in the week.
No. 4 Kansas succumbed to a torrid second-half comeback from No. 14 Iowa State to lose in Hilton Coliseum for just the third time in the last 12 seasons on Monday night, 85-72. Iowa State (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) shot 64 percent in the second half and used an 11-0 run to rally past […]
Threat spreading through social media prompts alert from Shawnee Heights principal
The boys teams from the city played last week. It’s now time for the girls to play in mid-season tournaments.
Woman accused of setting a blaze that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters faces multiple felony charges
Falling oil prices continue to plague Wall Street.
A top Kansas lawmaker will seek to investigate Governor Brownback’s use of campaign donations.
The man who ran against Governor Sam Brownback in the 2014 gubernatorial election has plenty to say about the current political climate in Kansas
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office is pursuing three new cases against people it alleges voted illegally in Kansas and other states
A Wichita doctor charged in federal court with unlawfully distributing prescription drugs had been selected to be a jail medical director
The World Health Organization says the Zika (ZEE’-ka) virus that’s suspected of causing birth defects is likely to spread to every country in the Americas where the mosquito that carries it can be found: that’s everywhere except for Canada and continental Chile. Sunday’s statement says the virus is new to the region, so few people […]