The Kansas House Committee on Energy and the Environment heard testimony from representatives of energy producers including those in oil and gas Monday.
The Wichita school district says 7 years after it ended mandatory busing, nearly a quarter of the district’s 85 schools are considered single-race schools
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson has been named to the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl after the Carolina Panthers advanced to the Super Bowl. Johnson will replace Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. After suffering a season-ending ruptured Achilles injury in Week 1 of 2014, Johnson rebounded in 2015 to lead the Chiefs with 116 tackles (95 […]
A man has been taken into custody after authorities say he threatened several people with a knife in a university residence hall in Lawrence
A Kansas Senate panel will consider a measure aimed at banning discrimination against gun dealers and manufacturers
Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl — which many expect to be the final game of Manning’s career. Denver (14-4) edged the New England Patriots 20-18 for the AFC title Sunday, before Carolina (17-1) ran away with a 49-15 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC. […]
Newton police looking for burglar believed to be responsible for 16 thefts from homes since September
Small Kansas town upset as Dillon’s announces plans to close only grocery store in 2 weeks
Jury selection is scheduled to get underway in the trial of 2 men charged with trying to kill a Wyandotte County deputy
Parks and Tourism license and permit fee increases took effect Jan. 1, 2016 and with those fee changes, some new licenses are being offered. Five-year hunting, fishing and hunt/fish combination licenses are now available and offer significant savings compared to purchasing licenses individually each year. A five-year hunting or fishing license is $102.50, compared to […]
Lawmakers seeking assurances about computerized system that determines eligibility for social service and Medicaid programs were told it’s unclear when the system will begin working
The tempest in a teapot this past week in the Kansas Legislature concerned guidelines for dress for females who appear to testify before the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee chaired by Senator Mitch Holmes of St. John
Salina police officer hopes competing in this summer’s Miss Kansas pageant will help improve the image of law enforcement officers
A Pittsburgh chiropractor’s obituary is asking people to not vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump
Once we get through today, it will be warming up throughout the rest of the week and remaining dry into the weekend
Skull in pot found at Los Angeles-area spiritual shop prompts investigation
Wichita State University and a dormitory resident whose room is infested with bed bugs are at odds over who should pay an exterminator for a second round of treatments
Kansas State University professor nominated for 2 Grammy awards for solo performance on an album with Kansas City Chorale
Legislative efforts to repeal the Kansas death penalty may be stymied by the recent US Supreme Court decision that upheld three Kansas death sentences
The Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team took the first meeting of two of the Turnpike Tussle with a 70-62 win over Emporia State on Saturday night in Lee Arena. The Ichabods will be back in action on Wednesday at Central Missouri. The Ichabods (11-6, 7-5 MIAA) led from start to finish in the game over […]
Washburn held No. 12 Emporia State to a season-low 53 points, but couldn’t pull off the rivalry win in a 53-41 loss at home on Saturday, Jan. 23. WU (11-7, 7-5 MIAA) shot just 30.8 percent on the day and was hurt by a 5-of-25 effort from the field in the second and third quarters, while […]
Kansas State scored its most points in a Big 12 game in more than five years, as the Wildcats snapped a two-game skid with an 89-73 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of 12,298 at Bramlage Coliseum. The 89 points were the most in a Big 12 game for the […]
Bill Self Graham Shaka Smart Perry Ellis had 26 points, Wayne Selden Jr. added 19 and No. 3 Kansas countered its sluggish start with a torrid finish to beat streaking Texas 76-67 on Saturday. Devonte Graham finished with 14 points and Frank Mason III had 13 for the Jayhawks (16-3, 4-3 Big 12), who […]
ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm will return to Allen Fieldhouse for the seventh time, in advance of next week’s Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic between the two winningest programs in college basketball history – Kansas and Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Saturday Primetime presented by DIRECTVmatchup will air at 6 p.m. […]
Highland Park is moving on to the championship for a rematch.
Listeria in premade salads leaves one dead and 12 hospitalized
USD 501’s new superintendent will start work on July 1
A split decision on a controversial abortion law is drawing reaction from local and national activists
The suspects reportedly stole generators and cable worth thousands of dollars
The Kansas Senate’s top leader says 1 of its committees is likely to reconsider a dress code for women imposed by its chairman
Sedgwick County Zoo receives federal approval to bring in new elephants from Africa
A woman who hid from authorities and slipped out of the back of a police car is in jail for multiple drug charges
National Football League’s Top Players and Coaches from the 2015 Season Named Winners of the 46th Annual NFL 101 Awards
High winds, flooding and thunder snow in the forecast for many eastern states.
Interim aviation director has been in the airline industry for three decades
See all high school hoops scores from across the state.
Kansas Court of Appeals splits decision on abortion ruling
Kansas Supreme Court strikes down Wichita’s ordinance reducing penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana
Report: Kansas universities accept hundreds of students who don’t meet minimum admission standards
Fire officials say a house fire in north Topeka caused thousands in structural damages and personal loss
A Republican Senate committee chairman says “low-cut necklines and miniskirts” are inappropriate and distracting
Thieves steal disabled Wichita woman’s wheelchair ramp just 2 weeks after she moved into home
As part of their Good Government strategy in the 2016 Legislative Session, Kansas Democrats want to limit the number of days that the Legislature is in session.
Temperatures will be in the 40s by the middle of next week.
Two city schools advance in the Topeka Invitational Tournament.
The “Big Tent Coalition” held a press conference at the Statehouse.
The Hutchinson Public Library is asking for suggestions for what to do with a gift of about $1.4 million from a former school teacher
Democrats are backing a bill aimed at shortening the Kansas Legislature’s annual sessions as part of a package of measures for making state government more open
A top social services official says Kansas will ask the federal government within 6 months to recertify 1 of its 2 mental hospitals
Two inmates were injured after Hutchinson Correctional Facility saw four separate altercations in 24 hours
Kansas Democrats outlined their legislative priorities for the 2016 session. Democrats called their legislative package Good Government Bills. House Minority Leader Tom Burroughs said, “Having an open and transparent government is absolutely critical to all the work that we do in this building on behalf of Kansans.” Democrats focused on four pieces of legislation. House […]
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that Head Coach Andy Reid has promoted Brad Childress and Matt Nagy to serve as Co-Offensive Coordinators. Childress served as the Chiefs spread game analyst/special projects coach from 2013 to 2015, while Nagy was the club’s quarterbacks coach in that same timeframe. Childress and Nagy take over for […]
A panel of Kansas legislators heard from opponents and neutrals of a medical marijuana bill on a second day of hearings
Gun and drug charges land two Topeka men in federal prison
The Kansas House has approved a bill for keeping the state’s courts open following a legal dispute involving their budget
The Topeka LULAC senior center has launched a fundraising campaign for its annual Sweetheart Dance
Hear from KU Head MBB Coach Bill Self UPCOMING GAME: Saturday, January 23, 1:00 PM on ESPN Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas Texas Longhorns (12-6) @ Kansas Jayhawks (15-3)
Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration handling of a contract for a new state power plant in Topeka
A top Kansas social services official is preparing to update legislators on the state’s response to losing federal certification for Osawatomie State Hospital
The new proposal would see KCI keep at least two of its three terminals
Details surrounding the death of an Oakland child are not known at this time
There are a few postponements for Thursday.
Rick Santorum, former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, and Mike Huckabee, former Governor of Arkansas, have filed for the Kansas Republican Presidential caucus.
Shiite militias suspected in the kidnapping of 3 American contractors could have ties to Iran
The Kansas Board of Regents has adopted a new policy for concealed weapons on state campuses that will continue some restrictions for gun owners
Kansas Turnpike plans 10 percent toll increase to fund more than 40 projects during the next decade
U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled 8-1 on Wednesday in favor of state officials seeking to reinstate the sentences of Jonathan and Reginald Carr, and Sidney Gleason, who was convicted in a separate case. The ruling sends the cases back to the state Supreme Court
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon.
Al Freeman scored all 11 of his points after regulation, Lester Medford hit the go-ahead free throws to start the second overtime and No. 13 Baylor stretched its home winning streak to 15 games with a 79-72 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night. Medford made two foul shots in the opening minute of the second […]
Shawnee Heights makes a statement with the big win.
Wednesday turned out to be another rough day for Wall Street investors
Four Topeka children, ages 2,3,4 and 6, have been reported missing. They may be with their non-custodial mother
A Garden City man turns a $10 ticket into a $1 million prize
It’s mid-season tournament week and the crew discussed all things surrounding that.
A man who shot at police during a drug bust faces up to 20 years in prison for drug and gun charges
A suburban Kansas City man has been charged in a woman’s death
Single-game tickets for the Kansas City Royals 2016 season go on-sale exclusively online at www.royals.com on Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m. (CST). The Royals will make every regular-season home game (excluding Opening Night, April 3) available during the online sale. Due to limited seat availability for Opening Night, fans may register online at www.royals.com/openingnight […]
Last night’s City Council meeting, which was called off due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for next week
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he has no plans at this time to ask lawmakers to ban voters who use a federal form to register from casting ballots in state and local elections
Following the recent addition of Stanford to K-State’s future football schedules, Athletics Director John Currie has announced that the Wildcats have reached an agreement to play a home-and-home series with Arizona of the Pac-12 Conference in 2024 and 2025. The series with Arizona’s Wildcats begins with a game in Manhattan in 2024, while the series […]
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association announced that Brennan Torgenson, boys golf coach at Buhler High School, and Natalie Horton, spirit coach at Valley Center High School, are National Coaches of the Year in their respective sports for their efforts during the 2014-15 school year. In his ninth year as […]
Highland Park High School will host a speaking event featuring an internationally recognized poet
Only 2013 saw fewer Kansans die on roads than this past year
Washburn University approve retirement incentives to address budget troubles, shrinking enrollment
Authorities say they have not determined what led to the death of the 24-year-old Sedgwick County Jail inmate
The Senate Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee is in the midst of review of a bill that would lessen the state’s penalties for marijuana possession and allow the limited use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Proposal from Rep. John Bradford, a Republican from Lansing, would reduce the number of school districts in Kansas by more than half
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A 16-year-old Seaman High School student was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision in North Topeka
Experts say that dropping oil, energy prices signal a slowing global economy
Students and faculty from Topeka West High School are mourning the loss of a longtime school counselor
Lawrence commission approves incentives to bring first tenant to vacant city-owned business park
The justices say the Kansas Supreme Court was wrong to overturn the sentences of Jonathan and Reginald Carr, and Sidney Gleason.
Hutchinson teacher leaves nearly $1.4 million each to 3 groups, including city library
Saline County and state officials are investigating an incident in which 36 geese were shot and illegally dumped in rural Kansas
Residents of Winslow, Arizona paid homage to the musician who immortalized the town in song
Legislators consider Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s suggestion of rewarding higher quality teachers
An Oklahoma Indian tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas in the dispute over casino gambling
Marijuana measure would lessen penalties, allow for certain medicinal uses and research industrial hemp production
It’s nice to see some Kansas common sense still resides at the Statehouse