Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults
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The 2014 Grand Champion Bucket Calf (“Bubbles”) belonged to Rylie Wintjen.
His legislation’s tied in part to a list of sanctuary jurisdictions compiled by the Center for Immigration Studies, which advocates for decreased immigration.
It’s from 4 to 8 at the Center, located at 1534 SW Clay.
The Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series has been revived with rodeos at Mound City, Kansas, August 7-8, and Eureka, Kansas, August 14-15, 2015, according to announcement from John Teagarden and Jamie Nelson, officials and promoters of the Mound City and Eureka rodeos, respectively . “Objective of the series is a joint effort to raise awareness […]
Boston’s bid was rejected via teleconference with the USOC.
According to an FBI report, smartphone thefts are down an average of 17% across the U.S. as more and more states require mandatory “kill switches”.
The continued outbreak has health officials concerned about potential “micro-outbreak” once school starts.
On Monday, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that for the first time in the 24-year history of the event, the tradition of Red Friday will become Red Thursday on September 17, in conjunction with the team’s 2015 home opener against the Denver Broncos on CBS’s Thursday Night Football. “This year, Red Thursday is going […]
Softball infielder Lauren Chamberlain (Oklahoma) and football wider receiver/kick returner Tyler Lockett (Kansas State) have been named the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced. Nominees are submitted by each Big 12 institution and selected, based on athletic performance, academic achievement and citizenship, by a media panel as well […]
Republican Mike Huckabee likened the Iranian nuclear deal to “marching the Israelis to the door of the oven,” a Holocaust reference.
Study shows six of the top nine accident spots on the Kansas turnpike were in the Lawrence area.
The rider was taken to the hospital with injuries believed serious.
Investigators say they may not be able to determine what caused the fire.
Another heat advisory in effect this afternoon. Here’s the information from the National Weather Service. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 336 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015 KSZ011-012-022>024-026-036-038>040-054>056-058-059-272100- /O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0010.150727T1800Z-150728T0100Z/ NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-WABAUNSEE- SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… MANHATTAN…WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS… OSKALOOSA…PERRY…MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE… JUNCTION CITY…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL…ALTA VISTA… MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA…LAWRENCE…EMPORIA… OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME…OVERBROOK… OTTAWA…BURLINGTON…LEBO…GARNETT 336 AM CDT MON […]
The Kansas City Royals traded for Johnny Cueto, and then used Yordano Ventura’s seven sharp innings to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros 5-1 on Sunday. Ventura (5-7) allowed one run and six hits in just his second win in his last seven starts. The right-hander, who won 14 games last year, was demoted […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for left-handed pitchers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Cueto, 29, has gone 7-6 with a 2.62 ERA in 19 starts for the Reds this season. He ranks eighth in the […]
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Royals have struck a deal to acquire Johnny Cueto from the Reds. Cueto, 29, now has a 2.62 ERA in 130 2/3 innings this year. Reds have been heavily rumored to be shopping him. Other teams that showed interest included the Dodgers and Blue Jays. The Royals […]
A player from Topeka took MVP honors and a new Kansas Shrine Bowl record was set in a certain category.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar singled home Paulo Orlando with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Orlando singled off Will Harris (4-3) with one out and stole second before Escobar’s game-winning looper to shallow right gave […]
At issue is a contract worth more than $1 million to the state
The company has not said when sales will resume.
Shawnee County D.A.’s office says Lane will never get out of prison.
Scott Kazmir made a strong first impression on his new teammates. Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The 31-year-old left-hander limited the Royals to three singles and only runner — Mike Moustakas in the fourth — past first base. […]
Some of the animals were feeding on other animals that had died.
The state of Kansas alleged Kendyl Jacox owed more than $173,600 in back payments.
His father was Kenyan and the trip amounts to a homecoming of sorts for Obama.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha. He will be in uniform for tonight’s 7:10 game against the Houston Astros. In a corresponding roster move, infielder Dusty Coleman was optioned to Omaha following last night’s game. Cuthbert, 22, played in four games with the Royals just […]
An excessive heat warning is in effect starting today at noon. Also, the National Weather Service added Coffey County to the excessive heat warning this morning even though they are listed here as heat advisory. Either way, stay cool today! NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE- DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS…OSKALOOSA…PERRY… MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL… ALTA VISTA…MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA… LAWRENCE…OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME… […]
Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith is reportedly facing a 3 game suspension according to ESPN. The suspension stems from a April 2014 DUI. Smith is not expected to appeal the suspension. He will miss games against the Texans, Broncos and Packers. NFL is suspending Chiefs CB Sean Smith 3 games after he pled guilty last month for […]
Star Attraction For 2015 Linn County Fair Rodeo, Mound City, Kansas Wolverine Knows Rodeo From Bucking Bulls, Bullfighting, Barrel, To Clowning Around “He’s the very best and most congenial in the rodeo business of protecting cowboys and entertaining crowds.” Everybody who’s ever met or seen the most acclaimed Wolverine in action proclaims total agreement. It […]
Ross Preston Lane is sentenced Friday for killing Cpl. Jason Harwood in September 2014.
The gunman, 58-year-old John Russel Houser, killed two people and wounded seven before killing himself.
John Lackey threw seven strong innings after a shaky beginning, Trevor Rosenthal escaped his own jam in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Thursday night. The Royals took a 2-0 lead in the first inning after RBI singles from Perez and Rios. Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter hit […]
The weapons are thought to belong to the teen’s grandfather.
The 53-year old suspect is from Box Springs, GA.
Customers can sign up for “paperless” billing with the new system.
KBA laid off about half of its full-time staff after chronic underfunding from the state.
The Oakland Athletics have begun their expected changes leading up to the trade deadline, sending left-hander Scott Kazmir to his hometown Houston Astros for a pair of minor leaguers. Oakland receives right-handed pitcher Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham in the swap with its division rival Thursday. Both were at Class-A Quad Cities. The A’s […]
Curtis Mitchell pleaded guilty less than two weeks after his June 4 arrest in the death of 45-year-old Tanya Tandoc.
A partly sunny sky will push temperatures this afternoon to near 90, before even warmer air comes in for Friday and Saturday. Each of those two days is forecast to have an actual temperature in the mid 90s, which along with the humidity, will push it to feel like nearly 110 on Friday. Saturday could […]
Year in jail and $2,500 fine are the max punishments for person after 4 or more drunken driving convictions.
Matthew Herbert said to Topeka on Facebook he’d leave excrement-filled bags “on your city steps”.
The effort to rescue the girl was caught on cellphone video.
Edinson Volquez pitched effectively into the eighth inning against his old team and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night. The Pirates took the lead in the third inning on a sacrifice fly but the Royals evened it up in the bottom of […]
The order is a response to a video featuring a Planned Parenthood official discussing how tissue from aborted fetuses can be removed and used for research.
One advocate says the proposal penalizes solar power users.
Authorities confiscated the man’s plane and about $500,000 in cash
Get yourself pumped up even more with interviews with players and coaches!
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with a left ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear. To take his place on the 25-man roster, the Royals have recalled right-handed pitcher Yordano Ventura from Triple-A Omaha.
Been in the making for a time, but most stuff is done, and it’s ready for action. “The Jackson County Fair Association and numerous volunteers have been hard at work, and this year’s edition of the Jackson County Fair, July 24, through August 1, is set for the new Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, south of […]
There were no injuries from the accident that took place during a night-training exercise.
The annual Kids Count report says Kansas was 15th on overall child well-being.
The best in rodeo is coming to Manhattan, according to Steve Frazier, promotions coordinator and arena director for the 40th annual edition of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, “Again sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, performances will begin at 8 o’clock, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 23, 24, 25, at Wells Arena in Cico […]
The celebration honors the American cowboy of yesterday and today highlighting their diversity.
Indictment seeks forfeiture of more than $73,000 and money judgment of the $1.7 million profit the scheme allegedly made.
The governor’s office says he wants a state agency to investigate whether any Kansas facility sells tissue and organs from aborted fetuses.
Just a 10 percent chance of precipitation after 5pm and temperatures remain cooler than typical for July. Chances of rain increase as we head through the evening hours, particularly if storms can get started in Central Kansas and track northeastward into the area. The rain chance continues into tomorrow and those clouds help keep temps […]
A local dive team was called in to assist Soldier Fire crews.
Next man up is a saying that really defines the Royals in 2015. Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dyson scored later in the inning on Alcides Escobar’s single to put the Royals up 3-0, and […]
Sporting Kansas City secured a berth in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Tuesday at Sporting Park. Will Bruin opened the scoring for a Dynamo side playing with 10 men after Luis Garrido’s first half red card, but Sporting KC rallied for three […]
A report of unusual standing water led officials to the leak.
The utility says it needs to increase customer service charges $15 over five years to pay for planned upgrades at two power plants.
By voting, Kansas City residents will have the final say in any major KCI revisions
The Wichita State professor thinks there’s enough evidence to suggest machines could have been hacked to rig votes.
The Royals’ opening day starter heads down after another shaky start.
Police were searching for a man in connection to an apartment robbery.
Its the middle of July, which means football is right around the corner and that means everyone covering college football is at the Big 12 Media Days. K-State and KU both have lots of questions heading into the 2015 season. K-State has to find a new quarterback, replace an all american wide receiver, find new leadership […]
The number could fall even farther if Gov. Brownback doesn’t find about $50 million more in cuts.
Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night. Ishikawa, who was 1 for 13 with one RBI in nine games since the Pirates claimed him on waivers July 5, hit a two-run double in a four-run second. He homered in the […]
Police hope for information after releasing video of the robbery.
District Attorney says he’s considering whether tougher charges than child endangerment are warranted.
Kasich says if he has to trash people to win, count him out.
Police responded late Friday night to a domestic disturbance involving someone with a gun.
The marina is expected to remain closed until levels of toxic blue-green algae in the lake diminish.
Today looks to be the day for outdoor activities in Northeast Kansas. High temperatures in just the mid 80s and no rain in the forecast. The airmass is stable and moisture should stay south for today. The front that is roughly along the Kansas/Oklahoma border will lift back north in the middle of the week […]
Workers could previously return to work after retirement and continue receiving pension benefits.
Nearly half of the counties in the state will receive federal aid.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain and Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending July 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network. Cain batted .412 (7-for-17) with three runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, three RBI and […]
McPherson School District officials knew in mid-June that associate superintendent Chris Ruder was suspected of charging personal expenses on a district card.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Kris Medlen from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list. He will be in uniform (#39) for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10. In a corresponding roster move, the club optioned right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino to Triple-A […]
The storms this morning have given way to a partly cloudy sky, but we can’t completely rule out further development later in the day, particularly south of I-70. Rain reports between one and a half and three inches were common this morning, with the highest amount reported by an observer to the National Weather Service […]
Six shootings have taken place in the area this month.
U.N. sanctions will “snap back” in place if Iran fails to meet its obligations.
The Cuban flag flies in Washington for the first time since 1961.
The man tried walking across a man-made waterfall and got swept away.
K-State plans to replace the sport in 2016 with women’s soccer.
Danny Duffy took a shutout into the ninth inning in the longest outing of his career, and the surging Kansas City Royals beat Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Sunday. Lorenzo Cain and Paulo Orlando homered as Kansas City (55-35) moved a season-high 20 games above .500. The AL Central leaders took three […]
Bond for Stokes has been set at $2 million dollars.
At around 10:15 p.m., officers found a stabbing victim, who was injured in the upper chest.
Lorenzo Cain homered in the 13th inning and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Saturday in a game that took nearly five hours. The AL Central-leading Royals won for the 10th time in 13 games. Cain doubled and singled early, then led off the 13th with his ninth home run of the season. […]
The Topeka Police Department has put more officers on the streets and reached out to federal law enforcement to deal with a string of apparent gang-related shootings this month. A man was shot and killed Saturday morning, the second fatal shooting of July in the Hi-Crest neighborhood. That area saw five other shootings between the […]
The company says the Boeing 737 program is driving their need for workers.
The affidavit says Pennell was in possession of child pornography.
The U.S. Navy says the sailor who was shot earlier this week at a military support center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has died. The death was announced Saturday, two days after a shooting in Chattanooga killed four Marines and injured three others, including the sailor. The Navy statement did not give the sailor’s name. But he was earlier identified […]
Earlier this month, a five-year-old girl was shot in Hi-Crest while riding in a car and later died.
The state has been seeking to have William Marotta declared the father of the couple’s child so he can be forced to pay child support.
The Kansas City Royals were rolling along right until they ran into John Danks. Once again, he shut them down. Danks pitched four-hit ball into the seventh, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Royals 2-0 Friday night to split a day-night doubleheader. Danks (5-8) combined with three relievers on the shutout, and Chicago rebounded […]
The ruling is part of an ongoing lawsuit, in which the state faces a number of challenges to the 2011 law.