A Fort Hayes State political science professor says Jean Shodorf missed an opportunity to be leading in the polls heading into November’s election.
Topeka Police are looking for the man who robbed a Check into Cash store with a handgun this afternoon.
The Kansas unemployment rate has inched down to 4.9 percent of the month of September, and is close what economists call “full employment”
A Kansas man is accused of breaking into a home and grabbing a 3-year-old child before police wrestled the intruder away.
A high level Topeka school administrator’s been place on leave with pay.
The Ichabods return home to face Missouri Western at home as they look to win two in a row at Yager Stadium. The Ichabods welcome in the Griffons for their homecoming weekend. Washburn enters the game 2-4 on the year and coming off a 44-0 loss at Central Missouri while the Griffons are 4-2 this […]
The former city clerk of a rural Kansas town has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison for embezzling from the city.
Sister Station “The Big 94.5 Country” was feeling Royals fever and had some fun with a parody of Lee Brice’s “Parking Lot Party”…. ” Royal Blue Party”.
A disbarred St. Peters lawyer who fled the country has been sentenced to 44 months in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $200,000.
Carnival Cruise Lines says the Texas health care worker who is on board the Carnival Magic cruise ship is in isolation and is “not deemed to be a risk” to passengers or crew members.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says a commercial biofuels plant opening in southwest Kansas represents the future of ethanol production. Moniz spoke to The Associated Press ahead of Friday’s grand opening of Abengoa’s second-generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas. The plant has a capacity to produce 25 million gallons of ethanol per year. The […]
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has formally appealed a decision to vacate death sentences of three men convicted in two separate murder cases. Schmidt announced Thursday that he will appeal Kansas Supreme Court decisions in the case of brothers Reginald and Jonathan Carr, and Sidney Gleason. The state court in July upheld capital murder convictions […]
A company that manages several low-income apartment buildings in Kansas City is accusing city officials of trying to force black residents to move out of the apartments.
Preliminary numbers since the registration deadline show both Republicans and Democrats have gained registered voters.
Our run of mild and dry weather will continue into the latter days of next week when the chance for rain will still be running pretty low. After hitting 80 yesterday highs this afternoon will cool into the upper 60s to lower 70s. With sunshine Saturday afternoon temperatures will cool even more, ranging from the […]
A McPherson police officer who was fired for sleeping on the job has been awarded nearly $1 million by a jury.
Madison Bumgarner has been chosen MVP of the NL Championship Series after his latest display of postseason poise for the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner tossed eight solid innings Thursday night in Game 5 and took home MVP honors after the Giants rallied for a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Travis Ishikawa’s three-run homer […]
A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking.
Fort Hays State University students will compete on the national stage next month at the Be “U” Hackathon competition 2014 at Microsoft headquarters.
In it’s efforts to curb sexual violance, the University of Kansas is requiring students to take sexual assault training programs.
Emporia State returns to Jones Field at Welch Stadium for a Homecoming matchup with Ft. Hays State. This will be the first Homecoming meeting between the Hornets and Tigers since Emporia State joined the MIAA. The Hornets have won two straight Homecoming contests and since joining the MIAA are 12-11 in homecoming games. Emporia State […]
The organizer of a petition drive to force a vote on a plan to buy Heartland Park Topeka says the city’s been unreasonable in declaring the petition invalid.
The Kansas Democratic Party has suspended its communications director over an online posting deriding three towns in the state’s southeast corner in crude language.
Biggest smiles and best ropers are the way everybody thinks of the Alexander brothers at Council Grove. Actually, it’s probably a flip whether big brother Bob or little brother Wayne are first reflected for never missing with their lariat or always knowing whoever they meet with a giant grin and congenial conversation soon leading to […]
A Machinists union official says contract talks with Wichita’s Textron Aviation have fallen apart and the company has vowed to outsource work to other states.
The Kansas City Royals are going to the 2014 World Series. I still can’t believe that is a factual statement. The Royals are putting themselves in the history books with this remarkable run. Eight straight post season wins. No one has ever done that. Eleven straight dating back to the 1985 World Series. Only the […]
The Kansas National Guard is gaining a new field artillery brigade this month, adding hundreds of full and part-time jobs to the state.
The first USA Today Mens basketball Coaches Poll was released today. The Kansas Jayhawks will open up the season ranked 5th in the country. Kansas State is just outside of the Top 25 with 37 votes. Full Top 25 Below: RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES PREV CHANGE HI/LOW 1 Kentucky 29-11 785 24 […]
Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program. Federal health officials say the entry screenings that start today add another layer of protection to halt the […]
Dozens of solar panels have been installed and thousands more are planned at Topeka Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center as part of a green initiative expected to save more than $300,000 a year on electricity. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the $2.73 million project to install about 2,600 solar panels started earlier this month at the Topeka […]
Topeka authorities say a century-old bronze urn missing from a cemetery was found mangled at an area scrap yard. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Bailey’s Scrap Metal called the Topeka Police Department Wednesday to say it had the urn. Police didn’t say how the urn came to be at the scrap yard. Police say the 3-foot […]
Wichita authorities have charged a man in the sexual assault and burglary of a 100-year-old woman during a break-in at her home. Thirty-five-year-old Kasey Nesbitt made his first court appearance Wednesday and was charged with rape and aggravated burglary. The woman, who lives alone, told police that intruders forced open the door of her home […]
Fifty-two cowboys representing 13 Flint Hills ranches from eight counties found that blue skies and enhancive temperatures seemed to expand toughness of competition at the 28th annual Morris County Fall Ranch Rodeo. Arena conditions apparently matched weather appeal as in just three hours of efficient excitement, sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, final […]
It will be partly cloudy and warmer today as high temperatures range from the mid to upper 70s. Lows tonight will be relatively mild, only dropping into the mid and upper 40s. Friday will be cooler but still pleasant for mid-October. Highs tomorrow will be in the upper 60s to around 70. Under mostly sunny […]
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts attacked Independent Candidate Greg Orman over abortion rights in a heated debate last night.
Royals players stormed the field following a series clinching win over Baltimore in Kansas City. Hear from the players on the field moments after the victory. Ned Yost James Shields Jarrod Dyson Billy Butler Raul Ibanez Comedian and Royals fan Paul Rudd
Kansas City is partying like it’s 1985. The Royals knocked off the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to sweep the O’s 4-0. KC still boasts an undefeated 8-0 record in the postseason this season. Kansas City waits for the winner of the NLCS between the Saint Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants. After the game, Pat Strathman […]
The Real Clear Politics average of recent polling shows the Kansas U.S. Senate and Governor races in a virtual tie.
The Royals scored two runs without a ball leaving the infield in the first inning and Jason Vargas and the bullpen’s Big Three made it stand up on a combined four hitter Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium as they beat Baltimore 2-1 to sweep the American League Championship Series in four games and move on to […]
The state Department of Health and Environment says Kansas hospitals are better prepared for Ebola patients than the Dallas hospital where two workers have tested positive for the disease.
Arkansas’ highest court has struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot. The state Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling that called the law unconstitutional because it adds an additional qualification for voting. The Republican-led Legislature approved the voter ID law last year, overriding […]
A second lab has confirmed that a Kansas City, Kansas, man who came to University of Kansas Hospital this week with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly disease. The hospital announced Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta had confirmed negative results from a Nebraska lab, and that the patient had been […]
Topeka Crime Stoppers has featured a registered drug offender for a second time because he’s still evading authorities.
The City says a petition drive to force a public vote on its plan to purchase Heartland Park Topeka Racetrack is invalid.
“Gee. Come on, get along Minnie. Haw. Get around, Molly.” There was almost a sing in the demand and certainly spryness as Ralph Anderson with beard, flopping straw hat and bibbed overalls provided verbal accompaniment to driving lines as maneuvering his near-four-ton draft horse team. “Back now. Easy. Watch it Minnie. You know better than […]
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and independent challenger Greg Orman will square off in their final debate tonight in Wichita.
The U.S. military says it launched 18 airstrikes overnight near the contested Syrian city of Kobani, intensifying an air campaign against Islamic State militants’ efforts to capture the city near the Turkish border. The 18 strikes announced Wednesday by Central Command headquarters were in addition to 21 launched near Kobani the day before. Central Command […]
We live in the age of information and disinformation, the latter largely spread by the Internet. The latest falsity on the web — lies that the small rural Texas town of Purdon was quarantined after a family of five there tested positive for Ebola. At least one website, National Report, a satirical news website, said […]
Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day. The 132 passengers were on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday. The hospital worker was involved in the care of a Liberian man who died of […]
If you would like to send results from high school events, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Girls golf 6A regional at Manhattan Team results: 1. Washburn Rural, 326; 2. Manhattan, 369; 3. Free State, 382; 4. Derby, 482; 5. Wichita Southeast, 499; 6. Topeka, 691. Individual results: 1. WR’s Flory, 78; 2. Topeka’s Stous, 79; 3. […]
Kansas Men’s basketball coach Bill Self spoke to members of the media at Big 12 Media Day in Kansas City. Kansas is picked to win the Big 12 Title. The Jayhawks have won 10 straight conference championships. Perry Ellis finished second on the team in scoring with 13.5 points per game a year ago. Kansas […]
The Kansas Department of Transportation says more than $10 million in state funds will be spent on 77 rural bridges listed as deficient. The bridges, rated deficient because they aren’t able to handle legal load limits, are in 75 counties. Ann Williamson with KDOT says the state’s contributing 90 percent of the total project cost, and […]
A police inspector says a complaint for murder has been filed in the Philippines accusing a U.S. Marine of killing a transgender Filipino in a motel room. Police Chief Inspector Gil Domingo said Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton was the last person seen with the victim late Saturday, when they checked into a motel after […]
Police arrest a Topeka man who was featured on the Northeast Kansas Most Wanted list. 23-year-old Monte Lamont Hendricks was arrested October 10th by the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force in the 1400 block of SW Byron on four felony warrants for aggravated burglary, aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim, kidnapping, and aggravated […]
Kansas State Men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber spoke to members of the media in Kansas City about this upcoming season. Kansas State is picked to finish 4th in the conference. The Wildcats open the season against Washburn on November 9th in Manhattan. Bruce Weber on the podium Bruce Weber during breakout sessions Nino Williams
Under sunny skies high temperatures will warm into the lower 70s this afternoon. Lows tonight will drop into the mid 40s. Thursday will be mostly sunny and a little warmer with highs in the mid to upper 70s. With the passage of a weak cool front late tomorrow, highs will fall back into the upper […]
The Kansas City Royals continued their winning ways with their 2-1 victory in game three of the ALCS. The Royals pitching staff dominated from starter Jeremy Guthrie to closer Greg Holland. The Orioles offense was flustered all game long as they mustered just three hits in the game and five total base runners and the Orioles […]
Check out the story and video of Stormont-Vail doctors addressing the press about their physicians who died in a small plane crash Sunday.
A county attorney says police and sheriff’s deputies were justified in the fatal shooting of an unarmed eastern Kansas teenager. Franklin County Attorney Stephen Hunting issued his ruling Tuesday in the death of 18-year-old Ottawa resident Joseph Jennings on Aug. 23. The shooting took place in a parking lot after police received a 911 call […]
A Republican group endorsing Democrat Paul Davis for governor has boosted it’s numbers by 360.
Democratic Kansas Attorney General Candidate A.J. Kotich has made inconsistent statements over whether the state should defend its gay marriage ban
After their performances last week, Shawnee Heights sophomore volleyball player Megan Cooney and Washburn Rural senior soccer player Austin Halsey are the Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The Shawnee Heights Lady Thunderbirds aren’t flying under the radar after last week’s performance. On Thursday, Shawnee Heights lost to Hayden, the second-ranked team in Class 4A-Division […]
University of Kansas Hospital officials say preliminary tests show a patient who arrived Monday with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly disease. Chief medical officer Dr. Lee Norman said Tuesday the man is believed instead to have another tropical disease common in central and western Africa, although doctors haven’t determined which one. Norman says […]
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for any information that leads to an arrest in a series of burglaries.
Fresh off a convincing 45-13 win over Texas Tech and a bye week, the 14th-ranked Kansas State hit the Big 12 road for the second time this season as a top-15 matchup at Oklahoma awaits on Saturday. Oklahoma leads the all-time series, 72-18-4, including a 9-4 mark since the inaugural Big 12 season of 1996. K-State […]
The Kansas Jayhawks hit the road this Saturday when they travel to Lubbock to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Jayhawks and the Red Raiders are both struggling coming into the game and someone will snap a losing streak. The Jayhawks have lost three in a row and the Red Raiders have lost […]
A judge has ruled that a Hutchinson teenager will be tried as an adult in a fatal fire that killed his mother and sister. Reno County Judge Patti Macke-Dick made the ruling Tuesday in the case of 15-year-old Sam Vonachen, who was 14 when the fire occurred at the family home in September 2013. Prosecutors […]
Democratic challenger Paul Davis says a group of dissident Republicans backing him in the Kansas governor’s race has grown to more than 500 members. Davis said at an Overland Park community center Tuesday that Republicans for Kansas Values added more than 300 educators, superintendents and local school board members. He also said more former GOP […]
Today is the last day to register to vote in Shawnee County for November’s midterm elections, and if you’re going to sign up last minute, you best have the right documents in hand. In Kansas, state law has required since January 1, 2013, proof of U.S. citizenship to vote. The most common documents used to […]
Riley County police make a third arrest in a previously unreported robbery. While investigating other recent crimes in the area, police learned of a robbery that occurred around 12 a.m. last Wednesday just north of Kansas State University’s campus. No one was injured, but weapons were brandished by the three suspects. Police arrested 26-year-old Ortegas […]
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months. WHO assistant director-general Dr. Bruce Aylward says if the response to the Ebola crisis isn’t stepped up within 60 days, “a lot more people will die” and there will be a huge need on […]
Kansas State University plans to drop equestrian as a sponsored sport and replace it with women’s soccer. The university announced Monday the equestrian team will compete through 2016. The women’s soccer program will start in 2017. The university said fewer than 40 NCAA institutions sponsor equestrian as a sport and only 19 are Division I […]
It will be sunny, windy but warmer today as high temperatures reach the lower to mid 60s. Northwest winds will range from 17-25mph with occasional gusts to 35. Under clear skies tonight lows will drop into the upper 30 and lower 40s. Wednesday will be sunny and a little warmer with highs returning to the […]
It’s time to hit the reset button. Most coaches like that as records start at 0-0 with every team in the Sunflower state looking for two more victories to move on to playoffs. This is the sixth edition of the High School Coaches Club this season. Listen on AM 580 WIBW every Monday from six to […]
New Jersey Gov. traveled to Kansas to make another campaign stop for Gov. Sam Brownback’s reelection campaign.
The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City says one of it’s patients is at risk for Ebola
In a tight U.S. Senate race in Kansas, outside anonymous money’s being used to saturate the TV airwaves.
Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day. Policy during the Postseason is to use the game ticket marked with the number of the game actually being played at […]
The American Civil Liberties Union’s filed a request in federal court to force Kansas to allow same sex marriages.
The Shawnee County Health Agency recommends getting a flu vaccination if you’re six months or older as flu season begins this month.
It was a wild week six in the Big 12, full of comebacks and high scoring affairs. Week seven should be a very interesting week as well as all 10 teams are in playing conference games Week 6 results West Virginia 37 Texas Tech 34 Oklahoma 31 Texas 26 Baylor 61 TCU 58 Iowa […]
Authorities say a 55-year-old Kansas man has died after being hit by a minivan while crossing a roadway with a group of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Paul Cox of Plains was hit about 8 p.m. Saturday in Marquette County’s Marquette Township. The minivan’s 43-year-old driver and three children inside the vehicle weren’t injured. The […]
The Royals are gearing up for game three of the ALCS on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. Jeremy Guthrie will start for the Royals. Wei-Yen Chen will start for the Orioles. First pitch is set for 7:07 p.m. but weather could play a major factor in the game. Manager Ned Yost and designated hitter Billy […]
A new report shows women are approaching parity with men on owning businesses in Kansas. About 70,900 businesses in the state were at least 51 percent owned by a female in 2014. That means 42 percent of the roughly 168,700 businesses the Secretary of State’s office had on record in September were owned by women. […]
The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane bound for Lawrence, Kansas has crashed in a Chicago suburb.
It will be cloudy, steadily breezier and damp today with periods of rain, some locally heavy. Temperatures today should hold steady in the mid 50s. North winds will increase to the range of 14-20mph with gusts to 30 by afternoon. Rain is likely tonight though it will be ending from west to east late tonight. […]
Former Kansas State University football player David Garrett was shot and killed outside a nightclub in Cleveland, Ohio, this weekend.
The battle over same-sex marriage rights in Kansas has complicated Paul Davis’ campaign to defeat incumbent Sam Brownback in the race for governor.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Oklahoma State’s Tyreek Hill used a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to dash hopes of a Kansas upset of the No. 16 Cowboys Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Hill was bottled up for much of the game but responded to a game-tying touchdown by Kansas in the waning minutes, leading Oklahoma State […]
The Washburn Ichabod football team suffered its second shutout loss of the season in a 44-0 loss at Central Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Washburn will return home on Oct. 18th to face Missouri Western as part of Homecoming festivities. Calvin Kenney went into double-figure tackles for the fourth-straight game as he had a career-high 17 […]
Two people were injured Saturday evening when the Harley Davidson they were riding collided with a car and then struck a second car. Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Justin Roberts said the motorcycle was going east through the intersection at Auburn Road and 61st when it was struck by a southbound passenger car. The motorcycle […]
Alcides Escobar’s double broke a four all tie in the ninth as the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight post-season game, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Saturday at Camden Yards and taking a two games to none lead in the American League Championship Series. Omar Infante led off the ninth with an infield single […]
Police have released the name of a Kansas City man who was killed during an altercation with officers. The man who was shot late Wednesday was 41-year-old Ymauo Erwin. Police said he threatened an officer with what looked like a sword before he was shot. The officer involved was placed on leave, and the shooting […]
An appeals court has ruled a suburban Kansas City councilman was improperly kicked out of office for allowing a homeless friend to spend four nights in City Hall. The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday that Prairie Village councilman David Morrison should be reinstated. Morrison says the ruling is the best news he’s had had […]
New Jersey officials have issued a mandatory quarantine order for members of an NBC crew that was exposed to a cameraman with Ebola after they say a voluntary 21-day isolation agreement was violated. The order went into effect Friday night. Officials with the state Health Department told The Associated Press the crew remains symptom-free and […]
The judge in Johnson County, Kansas, who ordered the issue of gay marriage licenses in his county says he doesn’t regret his decision.
Oklahomans may soon be able to use their Pikepasses on Kansas toll roads.
Supporters of Paul Davis, the challenger in the Kansas governor’s race, have criticized Governor Brownback’s campaign for a TV ad highlighting a controversial event in Davis’ past.
Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are supposed to be the big homer hitters in the AL Championship Series. Didn’t work out that way in Game 1. Orioles pitchers allowed the only three long balls in the rain-soaked ALCS opener, including Alex Gordon’s no-doubt-about-it solo shot and Mike Moustakas’ two-run wall-scraper in the 10th inning, […]
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