U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order blocking gay marriage in Kansas.
A political scientist thinks a lack of financial transparency in a campaign to get voters to oust two state Supreme Court justices is problematic.
A state lawmaker from southeast Kansas has won re-election after canvasses in his House district confirmed the victory.
The Shawnee County Board of Canvassers approved roughly 1,200 provisional and hand-count ballots on Monday from last week’s midterm election.
“It’s the best kept secret anywhere.” “Actually, White Memorial Camp, on the north shores of the picturesque Council Grove Reservoir, is the worst kept secret, because so many people really aren’t aware of these beautiful, well-kept facilities and the many opportunities offered,” according to Don Peterson, public relations coordinator of the White Memorial Camp Management […]
U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins agrees with her party’s leaders President Obama would poison bipartisan work on Capitol Hill if he acts to ease deportations of illegal immigrants.
Results from Saturday November 8th Baylor 48 Oklahoma 14 Kansas 34 Iowa State 14 TCU 41 Kansas State 20 Texas 33 West Virginia 16 Saturday, November 15TCU at Kansas (FS1) 2:00 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas Tech (ESPN) 2:30 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma State (FOX) 6:30 p.m. Thursday, November 20th Kansas State at West […]
Police at the University of Kansas need help finding a man responsible for damaging an on-campus vending machine. A KU Crime Alert was distributed to the KU Lawrence campus Monday. It included a video and pictures of the suspect. The damage occurred to a Coca-Cola vending machine in the Parking Services lobby at 1501 Irving […]
Authorities say an 83-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run accident in northeast Kansas after he got out of the vehicle to check on an injured deer.
The U.S. Postal Service says it’s the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security numbers, may have been compromised. The FBI and other federal agencies are investigating. Postal Service spokesman David Partenheimer says personal information that may have been obtained in the attack includes employees’ names, dates of birth, […]
The Washburn Ichabods spotted Kansas State a quick 9-0 lead to start the game and battled the rest of the way in its third and final Big 12 exhibition game of the season in a 68-56 loss to the Wildcats. Washburn opens the regular season against Augustana on Friday in Sioux Falls, S.D. After the […]
Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years. An analysis of poison center data for 2012 and 2013 shows that there were more than 17,000 poison center calls about the products involving children younger than 6. Most children weren’t seriously […]
Nonprofit groups say they are looking forward to raising money from charity raffles, after voters approved a constitutional amendment clarifying that the raffles are legal. However, the nonprofit groups are waiting to see what new rules lawmakers will write for the raffles during the next legislative session. The Kansas Department of Revenue says lawmakers will […]
Some four dozen students are dead after a suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform detonated explosives at a high school assembly in northeast Nigeria today. Soldiers rushed to the scene, but were chased away with stones and calls by people angry at the military’s inability to stop a 5-year-old Islamic insurgency. Just a week […]
President Barack Obama says concerns about North Korea’s nuclear program didn’t come up during negotiations for the release of two Americans. North Korea released two American detainees Saturday after Obama’s national intelligence director, James Clapper, flew to Pyongyang to secure their release. Obama says he didn’t gain any new insight into North Korean leader Kim […]
Riley County authorities say a man has been hospitalized after wrecking his airboat in Tuttle Creek Lake. Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said Sunday it took first responders more than two hours to rescue the man from a portion of the lakeshore without drivable access on Saturday night. He says the man was suffering from […]
Wichita police have arrested a woman who they say robbed three convenience stores while wearing a Batman mask. Police say a female clerk foiled an attempted robbery on Saturday night when she pulled a gun on the masked intruder. They say the 24-year-old suspect robbed two other convenience stores of cash and cigarettes last week […]
A woman was in critical condition after being struck by a train in Lenexa.
Gas prices drop 13 cents a gallon
Big and fast changes are in store today that will lead to a much different weather pattern for the lion’s share of November. A very strong cold front will blast its way through Kansas throughout the day today leaving very strong winds and sharp drops in temperatures in its wake. After highs in the upper […]
Pizza Hut is giving its menu a makeover to combat declining sales.
Jamaal Charles and Alex Smith ran for fourth quarter touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs came from behind to beat the Buffalo Bills 17-13 Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. Charles, who had been held in check most of the first three quarters by the stout Bills defense, scored with 13:30 […]
Kansas health officials say the state has a plan for dealing with Ebola, although they are downplaying the risk the deadly disease poses to the public.
The sentiment among the spectators at the Topeka Veterans Parade on Saturday was the same across the board – they were there to support U.S. veterans, active-duty soldiers and the rest of the country’s large military family. With the Color Guard in front and patriotic music playing, grand marshal retired Brigadier General Deborah Rose led […]
A horse fell into a swimming pool at a home in rural Jackson County on Saturday morning but it was unhurt.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and the GOP-dominated Legislature will get new revenue projections that are expected to make the state’s budget problems look worse.
Kansas City, Kansas, police say a sword-wielding man was shot and killed after he charged an officer.
A month ago, junior quarterback Tucker Horak made sure Centralia didn’t hand the Rossville Bulldogs their first loss of the season by accumulating 450 total yards and scoring five times. On Saturday, it was his brother Thatcher that spoiled the Panthers fun of getting revenge. Senior receiver Thatcher Horak scored three times, senior fullback Nick […]
FRIDAY, CLASSES 6-5-4-2-1A Class 6A Hutchinson 64 Topeka 46 OTHERS: Blue Valley Stillwell 48, SM South 7Derby 39, Wichita East 7Junction City 17, Wichita West 6Lawrence Free State 27, Wichita Northwest 16Olathe North 68, SM North 20SM East 35, Lawrence 7SM West 26, Olathe South 20 Class 5A Shawnee Heights 45 Lansing 7 Leavenworth […]
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Michael Cummings threw for 278 yards and accounted for two touchdowns,Corey Avery ran for 103 yards and another score, and Kansas beat up Iowa State 34-14 on Saturday for just its second Big 12 win in the past four years. Tony Pierson added 101 yards rushing and a touchdown, and Nigel King had […]
The Washburn Ichabod footbal team scored twice on special teams, once on defense and four times on offense scoring 34 unanswered points in a 42-7 win over Northeastern State on senior day in Yager Stadium. The Ichabods will wrap up the 2015 season at Arrowhead Stadium when they will face Northwest Missouri at 2 p.m. […]
A Kansas school district that has equipped high school and middle school students with laptop computers and tablets is finding its wireless network overwhelmed.
Everyone got out largely unhurt from a house fire in Topeka this morning, including the dogs.
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for gay marriages to start in Kansas next week.
The White House on Friday emphasized its commitment to defusing continued tensions over the Ferguson police shooting.
Shawnee Heights made its 13th playoff appearance, but that doesn’t always translate to a victory in the postseason. The Thunderbirds knew that and handled their business. Senior tailback Tony Barksdale racked up 232 yards on the ground and scored three times, Shawnee Heights defense held Lansing to 192 total yards and the T-Birds took care […]
The Washburn Ichabods trailed by nine at the break and cut the lead to nine early in the second half but the Oklahoma Sooner pulled away in a 73-48 win over the Ichabod men’s basketball team. Washburn will play its third and final Big 12 exhibition game at Kansas State on Sunday. Washburn scored the […]
A federal appeals court’s ruled Kansas and Arizona residents can now register to vote on federal forms without providing proof of citizenship.
Boeing’s in negotiations to sell its land in South Wichita after closing shop in the city.
Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones’ expenses were approved by the county commission Thursday night, though amid some grumbling by commissioners.
Downtown Topeka’s seeking status in the National Register of Historic Places to use as a springboard in the revitalization of the city center.
A man and a woman who ran massage parlors in Topeka have been sentenced in federal court for running a prostitution business.
Federal data shows that political and special interest groups spent nearly $17 million in Kansas starting in September in the nationally watched race between Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and his independent challenger.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked an appeals court to stay a Kansas federal judge’s ruling the state must issue gay marriage licenses.
The United Way of Greater Topeka is gearing up for the annual Christmas Bureau. Communications Director Mike McLaughlin said not only are they taking applications for families who need adopting, they’re also looking for people and businesses to adopt needy families. “It’s about $30.00 a gift per person is what we’re looking at. That’ll cover a […]
The second annual Topeka Veterans Parade is being held Saturday, and founder Melissa Jarboe hopes to see the streets lined with patriots. Nearly 3,000 people will march, including members of the Marine Corps Reserve Unit in Topeka, the local Army 821st Transportation Battalion, and the 190th Air Refueling Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard. […]
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced the full squad of players who have been named to the MLB All-Star Team to be led by Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell during the upcoming Japan All-Star Series 2014. The Japan All-Star Series 2014 will feature MLB All-Stars traveling to Japan […]
A man dies after falling into a grain bin in northeast Kansas. Emergency crews responded to the man’s property in rural Valley Falls Thursday afternoon for a farming accident. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig says 58-year-old Mike Miller and others were working at a grain bin when Miller fell in and became trapped in the […]
The Washburn Ichabods will wrap the home slate as they will take on Northeastern State on Saturday, Nov. 8 on Senior Day in Yager Stadium. It will be the final home game for 14 Ichabod seniors. Washburn is coming off a 36-10 win over Emporia State in Yager Stadium last time out while the RiverHawks […]
Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government says employers added a solid 214,000 jobs in October, extending the healthiest pace of hiring in eight years. The Labor Department also says that 31,000 more jobs were added in August and September than it had previously estimated. The revised figures show […]
Today, President Barack Obama meets at the White House with Democratic and Republican leaders. It’s a chance to break bread and sit down and talk following Tuesday’s elections in which Republicans won the majority of seats in the Senate and gained a tighter grip on the House. Obama is inviting 16 top-ranking lawmakers to search […]
Premature birth rates are down in Kansas.
Authorities are searching for two suspects who took nearly 30 weapons from a Wichita business. Surveillance images show the two suspects breaking display cases at Knapp Weaponry early Tuesday and leaving with handguns and rifles. Owner Marlon Knapp says the guns were worth more than $14,000.
November 8th has been the day every Big 12 football fan has had circled on their calender. Two monster games are scheduled. Sixth ranked TCU hosts 7th ranked KSU and 12th ranked Baylor travels to 16th ranked Oklahoma. The two games are pretty much college football playoff elimination games. Voice of the TCU Horned Frogs […]
Alex Smith threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs beat the New York Jets 24-10 at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday before the usual sold-out crowd, as well as a number of former players in attendance to honor Priest Holmes, the star Chiefs running back who was inducted into the team’s Ring […]
November 8th has been the day every Big 12 football fan has had circled on their calender. Two monster games are scheduled. Sixth ranked TCU hosts 7th ranked KSU and 12th ranked Baylor travels to 16th ranked Oklahoma. The two games are pretty much college football playoff elimination games. Last week was a perfect week […]
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court decision upholding gay marriage bans will likely delay the issuance of same sex marriage licenses in Kansas.
Abortion opponents are claiming some credit for victories in Kansas by Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and GOP Gov. Sam Brownback.
Closing arguments were made Wednesday by three sides at a lengthy hearing regarding Heartland Park racetrack at the Shawnee County Court House.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a Wichita woman found him eating cookie dough from her freezer in the early-morning hours.
The U.N.’s Ebola chief says the fight to contain Ebola is not even a quarter done, but the extraordinary global response in the last four weeks has made him hopeful the outbreak could end in 2015. But Dr. David Nabarro said in an interview Thursday with The Associated Press that it’s too early to say […]
The new “Star Wars” film has a title. Walt Disney Pictures announced Thursday that the movie previously known only as “Episode VII” has been dubbed “The Force Awakens.” Disney also said that principal photography has wrapped up on the J.J. Abrams (pictured)-directed sequel six months after it began. The shoot was one of the most […]
Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama’s health care law. Andy Slavitt oversees the complex technology. Slavitt says the facility that hosts HealthCare.gov is now certified to meet rigorous government standards for cloud computing. Cloud operations use large networks […]
A Kansas man has been found guilty in the death of a pest control worker more than six years ago.
The National Safety Transportation Board now says six eyewitnesses claim the plane which crashed near the Wichita airport Thursday drifted left after taking off.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Football League announced on Thursday that the Kansas City Chiefs have been selected to host a regular-season game overseas for the first time in franchise history. The club will take on the Detroit Lions in London on Nov. 1, 2015. The Week 8 contest will be part of the […]
University of Kansas police are trying to determine if two masked men who disrupted classes were playing a prank or were a serious safety problem. The men, wearing Guy Fawkes masks, walked into classes Wednesday at two buildings and threatened action against the Kappa Sigma fraternity, which is suspended after allegations of sexual assaults occurring […]
Under mostly sunny skies high temperatures will fall back into the upper 50s this afternoon. Warmer weather will be around Friday as temperatures warm from the lower to mid 30s tomorrow morning into the lower and mid 60s tomorrow afternoon. Our every other day cool down shows up for Saturday with highs back in the […]
The state’s Republican candidates used President Obama to rally Kansas GOP voters to their advantage.
November 8th has been the day every Big 12 football fan has had circled on their calender. Two monster games are scheduled. Sixth ranked TCU hosts 7th ranked KSU and 12th ranked Baylor travels to 16th ranked Oklahoma. The two games are pretty much college football playoff elimination games. Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. we […]
The Kansas Supreme Court’s postponed a hearing on same-sex marriage lawsuit because of a federal court’s ruling in a separate case overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.
Governor Sam Brownback was reelected despite exit polls suggesting a majority of Kansas voters thinks tax cut he championed harmed the state.
President Barack Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: “I hear you.”
Kansas is appealing a federal judge’s ruling the state allow same sex marriages until the outcome challenging the state’s ban is determined.
Shawnee County’s half-cent sales tax received a ringing endorsement it Tuesday’s election as it’s proposed extension passed at a 65 percent margin.
It wasn’t pretty on offense, but No. 15 Nebraska’s special teams and defense provided big plays and short fields in a 35-14 win over Purdue at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, Nebraska improved to 8-1 overall and 4-1 in the Big Ten, while Purdue slipped to 3-6 and 1-4 in the conference. […]
Kansas Republicans stuck together enough around their opposition to Democratic President Barack Obama to rescue U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback in tough re-election races.
Brewster Place in Topeka served as a polling location this midterm election, making it easy for residents to vote. Two seniors living at the retirement community, Verna Markum (pictured) and Bobbie Smelter, are of the same generation – Markum’s voted in every election since 1957, to give you an idea of their age – and […]
The crash of a small plane into a flight safety training center at the Wichita Airport has disrupted pilot training on some Cessna models but efforts are being made to provide alternatives.
America has awoken to a new political dynamic today, with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government following yesterday’s midterm election. Republicans have seized control of the Senate from the Democrats for the first time since 2006. And the GOP has an even tighter grip on the House. One of President Barack Obama’s first […]
A CD Tradepost in Topeka’s robbed at gunpoint. Officers were sent to the CD Tradepost at 1570 SW Wanamaker Rd. at 8:20 Tuesday evening for a robbery. The suspect is a light skinned black male wearing a black hoodie over a white jersey, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, and a blue ball cap. He was […]
Saline County voters narrowly rejected a proposed half-cent sales tax to fund a new jail and justice center and parking garage. Unofficial results from Tuesday’s election showed the tax for the $46.5 million project failed by 882 votes, 6,369 to 5,487. Supporters of the tax argued that the county badly needs more space for its […]
Lawrence voters narrowly rejected a new sales tax for a $28 million police headquarters. Unofficial results show the proposal for a 0.2 percent sales tax failed by a 52 percent to 48 percent margin _ about 915 votes. Opponents criticized the City Commission its handling of the proposal. The project was presented to voters after […]
Temperatures are going to rise and fall daily through Monday but all in all the next several days could be considered mild to very mild. The end comes next Tuesday when much colder air is expected to roll into the Plains. Temperatures by late Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons may struggle to reach the lower 40s. […]
Democratic challenger Paul Davis has conceded the Kansas governor’s race to Republican incumbent Sam Brownback.
Kansas voters have chosen to keep longtime incumbent Pat Roberts in the U.S. Senate in a hard-fought election that helped Republicans secure control of the chamber.
Two justices will remain on the Kansas Supreme Court despite an effort to vote them off in response to rulings that overturned death sentences for two brothers in connection with four killings in Wichita.
The second edition of the College Football Playoff rankings came out on Tuesday evening. The complete College Football Playoff top 25 rankings (as of Nov. 4): 1. Mississippi State (8-0) 2. Florida State (8-0) 3. Auburn (7-1) 4. Oregon (8-1) 5. Alabama (7-1) 6. TCU (7-1) 7. Kansas State (7-1) 8. Michigan State (7-1) 9. […]
Republicans aren’t yet done adding to their numbers in the Senate. They’ve now won more than the six seats they needed to control the Senate next year. Republican state lawmaker Joni Ernst is the winner over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa, in the battle for the seat held by longtime Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, who […]
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., and ESPN2 announced tonight that three Kansas City Royals – left fielder Alex Gordon, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez – have won American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for the second-straight season. The three Rawlings Gold Glove winners are tied for the most in team history after […]
The election day mood at the parties’ headquarters was strikingly different, possibly a reflection of recent polling showing two top level incumbent Republican trailing their opponents.
After their performances over the weekend, Hayden senior volleyball player Maddie Luebbe and Topeka West senior running back Michael Mariani are the Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. There’s no denying that Maddie Luebbe has had some troubles. Back in the eighth grade, Maddie had to commit to just one sport because of knee problems. During […]
The Regional Forensic Science Center has positively identified three of the four people killed when a small plane crashed into a flight safety training facility last week at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.
A federal judge has ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry, but he delayed enforcement of the order until next week to give the state time to appeal. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday barring the state from enforcing its constitutional ban starting at 5 p.m. on Nov. 11, pending […]
Kansas State Head Coach Bill Snyder met with members of the media prior to this weekend’s showdown in Fort Worth, TX vs TCU. Bill Snyder Morgan Burns
For the second time this high school football season, records are wiped clean. Only difference this time is a loss sends a team home. It’s the postseason as many teams are still in the hunt for a state title. This is the playoff edition of the High School Coaches Club this season. Listen on AM […]
Nearly 230,000 Kansas voters had cast their ballots before the polls opened on Election Day. The Kansas secretary of state’s office says that 114,690 mail-in ballots had been turned in by Tuesday morning, less than in 2010. Another 115,079 advance voters had gone to the polls, an increase from 2010. Combined, 67,498 of the voters were […]
The Kansas Jayhawks welcome in the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday to Memorial Stadium. The Jayhawks and Cyclones kick at 2:30 p.m. The Jayhawks and the Cyclones are both looking for their first Big 12 Conference win and both teams stand at 2-6 on the season overall record wise. The Jayhawks last win against Iowa […]
A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to stealing credit card information while he worked at a Taco Bell in Belton, Missouri.