A school official says an $11.25 million donation from Koch Industries to Wichita State University is about scholarships and innovation, not influencing curriculum.
The new Kansas House Minority Leader replacing Paul Davis is shoring up his staff as the next legislative session approaches.
Rumors people angry over a 16-year-old’s shooting death might seek retaliation prompt increased police presence at a Kansas high school.
A homeless man loses almost everything, including a prosthetic leg, in a fire he inadvertently started at the storage building he was living in.
It was far from perfect, but first year coach Hannah Blackburn finally has a win at Topeka High. Topeka junior guard Adrianna Henderson lit up the scoreboard with 27 points, T-High used a 9-0 run in the final quarter and the Lady Trojans beat rival Highland Park 54-42. Topeka High started the game with four […]
BOYS BASKETBALL Andale 52, Wellington 44 Andover 62, Arkansas City 47 Argonia 48, Cunningham 47 Attica 46, Ashland 34 Basehor-Linwood 68, KC Piper 63 Beloit 78, Southeast Saline 63 Bennington 51, Lakeside 28 Berean Academy 45, Caldwell 36 Buhler 48, El Dorado 41 Burlingame 61, Madison 39 Canton-Galva 72, Centre 22 Chase 66, Tescott 44 […]
Westar Energy says it’ll purchase power from a wind farm to meet a state renewable-energy mandate which some legislators want to repeal.
Chris Imming’s been given until Monday to respond to a filing by the city of Topeka asking a court to block a stay in his Heartland Park appeal.
In a legislative agenda it’s sending to Kansas lawmakers for the next session, the city of Wichita’s asking the state to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driving permits.
After a series of confusing 911 calls, police were able to find a shooting victim with seriously injuries.
After their performances last week, Shawnee Heights sophomore forward Jazz Sweet and Washburn Rural senior forward Chris Edwards are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Jazz Sweet is just getting warmed up. To start the basketball season, Jazz scored 17 points in a season opening win over Lansing. Last Friday, she continued her […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms with first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales (pronounced: KEN-dreez more-AH-lez) on a two-year deal with a mutual option for the 2017 season. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Morales, 31, split the 2014 season between Minnesota and Seattle, signing […]
Billy Davis Jr. will be formally sentenced on February 13th for the murder of 8-year-old Aliyah Irvin.
The Montgomery County district attorney says police found 35-year-old Bradley William Stone’s body near his home.
Authorities say five longhorn cows and a bull, worth at least $10,000, were recently taken from a pasture in southeast Kingman County.
Sporting Park will host an international doubleheader featuring the United States Men’s National Team on July 13 during the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage, CONCACAF announced on Tuesday. The biennial tournament is the premier competition for the United States Men’s National Team in 2015 and the region’s marquee event, which will help determine CONCACAF’s […]
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is making definitive moves indicating he may run for President.
Both want petitioners to secure $45.6 million in bonds if stay is granted.
The Barber County Sheriff hasn’t released the woman’s identity or a possible cause of death.
Oskar Groening is charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
Police say thieves hit at least 10 homes, stealing mostly Christmas decorations.
The synthetic drug business generated at least $16 million in sales in less than two years.
Two programs will provide services for some suffering from mental illness.
The Washburn Ichabods put three players in double figures as Washburn led for 39 of the 40 minutes in the game picking up a 76-61 win over Tabor. The Ichabods will return to MIAA play on Thursday at Lincoln before facing Lindenwood on Saturday afternoon. The Ichabods jumped out to leads to 11-2 and then […]
Obama says Murthy will start right away to ensure every American has necessary information to keep their families safe.
A south-central Kansas woman has been taken into custody on suspicion that she killed her 10-year-old son.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino (pronounced: PEEN-oh) to a Major League free-agent contract. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding roster move, the Royals designed right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman for assignment. Pino, 30, made 11 starts with the Minnesota […]
The University of Kansas Endowment has reached a $1.2 billion fundraising goal two years ahead of schedule.
The defense in the Billy Davis Jr. capital murder trial says Davis is mentally ill and should not be sentenced to death.
The Kansas City Chiefs kept their playoff hopes alive as they ended their three game losing streak by beating Oakland on Sunday 31-13. The Chiefs are now 8-6 on the season with two game to go in the regular season. The Chiefs take on the Steelers on Sunday in Pittsburg and then host the Chargers […]
Pickup truck kills Manhattan woman early Sunday.
Nino Williams of K-State and Anthony Hickey of Oklahoma State are this week’s recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week. Both player are honored for the first time in their careers. BIG 12 PLAYER OF THE WEEKNino Williams, Kansas State, F, Sr., 6-5, 220, St. Louis, Mo./Leavenworth [Kan.]Williams helped […]
Study shows productivity is maximized when daily high temperature hits between 65 and 70 degrees.
Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night. The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years. It was also the sixth time that Williams has scored in double […]
It’s still unclear how many hostages were injured during the standoff.
After several months on the run, Roy Waquahboshkuk, the most wanted man in Jackson County, has been arrested.
Tornado and snow in Kansas on same day.
Dang Sean was sentenced for killing a man by injecting him with a lethal dose of methamphetamine
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs kept their fading playoff hopes alive on Sunday. Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 to end a three-game losing streak. Knile Davis added touchdowns running and receiving, […]
Suspect charged with aggravated battery.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Massive scoring runs made for surprises, but the defensive power made it the top-15, hold-your-breath matchup worth watching as No. 10/10 Kansas outlasted No. 13/14 Utah, 63-60, Saturday afternoon inside Sprint Center. Facing its fourth-top-25 team in its first nine games, Kansas (8-1) blew out Utah (7-2) in the opening half – […]
Man admitted he mailed 21 death threats with white powder over 15 years to U.S. Sen. John McCain, a local high school and others.
Washburn Rural had problems on offense and Shawnee Mission Northwest capitalized on the turnovers in a 54-34 victory over the Lady Junior Blues. SMNW opened the game on an 8-1 run. Washburn Rural didn’t score its first basket until 1:40 remained in the opening frame. Despite the struggles, Rural trailed 11-6 at the end of […]
BOYS BASKETBALL Abilene 53, Augusta 51 Andale 57, Pratt 39 Andover Central 53, Andover 44 Atchison 51, Savannah, Mo. 40 Basehor-Linwood 82, Topeka Hayden 63 Beloit 76, Republic County 30 Bishop Miege 58, Gardner-Edgerton 45 Buhler 53, Salina South 50, OT BV West 65, Blue Valley Southwest 36 Circle 73, Wichita Defenders 41 Concordia 65, […]
The penalty phase of Billy Frank Davis Jr.’s capital murder trial got underway Friday in Shawnee County District Court.
An expert thinks Kansas’ state services will continue to be slashed from tax cuts which are causing budget deficits to spiral.
Aggressive training for such a scenario is practiced repeatedly, according to Wiley. He said that while Tiffany is a hand-raised gorilla, and bonds better to people than other gorillas, it’s difficult to determine the degree of threat she posed to staff while being out of her environment.
Community leaders in Northeast Kansas want the Army to spare Fort Leavenworth from required military job cuts by 2020.
Bill Self met with members of the media as the Jayhawks get set to take on #13 Utah. Kansas will tip off against Utah Saturday at 2:15 inside Sprint Center. Bill Self
A Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the “Atkins Diabetes Revolution” has been sentenced to three years and five months in federal prison for tax evasion. The U.S. attorney’s office said Friday that 62-year-old Mary Vernon of Lawrence also was ordered Thursday to pay nearly $300,000 in restitution. Vernon was convicted earlier of five counts of […]
The MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego wrapped up on Thursday afternoon with plenty of trades and free agent signings. The Royals have not officially announced the move but reports are out that they have signed Kendrys Morales to a two year 17 million dollar deal. Bleacher Report MLB Columnist Anthony Witrado came on 580 […]
The European air control agency Eurocontrol says London airspace has been closed due to a computer failure. Officials at London Heathrow Airport said Friday there is a power outage at the NATS control center in Swanwick, England. Its statement gave no indication how long this situation was expected to continue. The statement says “flights are […]
A jury has convicted one of the men accused of stealing a wedding ring and other items from a dying woman after she suffered a brain aneurysm at a Taco Bell drive-thru. The Sedgwick County jury on Thursday convicted 20-year-old Wichita resident Daquantrius S. Johnson of aggravated burglary, robbery and misdemeanor theft. The panel had […]
Railcar explodes injuring 6 in Atchison.
The city of Topeka and the school district have agreed on the number of city police officers that will work in the district’s schools.
On-line e-commerce company Sock Panda stops in Topeka Friday.
A Shawnee County District Court’s convicted Billy Frank Davis Jr. of murder, and the defendant will be sentenced Friday morning.
Four new board members have been elected to the Topeka Community Foundation.
The Kansas Legislature’s nonpartisan research staff says Governor Sam Brownback’s plan to close a massive budget shortfall mostly pushes the problem into the next fiscal year.
Topeka’s postponed selling STAR bonds to buy Heartland Park racetrack after a petition organizer filed for a court stay to allow his appeal to be heard.
In an effort to shield a state agency head from litigation over its gay marriage ban, Kansas has started issuing gender-neutral marriage forms.
The owner of a Wichita comic book stores says a very particular thief stole what could amount to a million dollars worth of comics from his business.
Most of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s plan to shore up the state’s $280 million budget shortfall must be approved by the legislature, a body which could also freeze tax cuts he fought for.
A new pizza chain has arrived in Topeka promising hot, custom pies from scratch to your plate in just five minutes. Kerry Goebel, part owner of Pie Five Pizza at 1129 SW Wanamaker, says the store is best described as Chipotle, but pizza. “Basically, customers are creating their own pizza, we’re doing it right in […]
KANSAS CITY, MO (December 11, 2014) – The Kansas City Royals have acquired right-handed pitcher Jandel Gustave in a trade with the Boston Red Sox. Gustave, 22, was selected by the Red Sox from Houston’s Triple-A roster in the Major League phase of today’s Rule 5 Draft. A native of Pimentel in the Dominican Republic, […]
The Kansas Corporation Commission and natural gas companies are working together to find a way to replace aging gas pipes in a less expensive way.
The kickoff for the Valero Alamo Bowl isn’t for another three weeks but UCLA Head Coach Jim Mora Jr and K-State Head Coach Bill Snyder are already going through the media whirlwind. Both teams finished the season with 9-3 records and this is the first time in Alamo Bowl history that two teams ranked in […]
Like cities such as Seattle and Chicago, a Kansas City suburb is looking at restricting plastic grocery bags.
Authorities say six people have been injured after a fuel-filled railcar exploded near the northeast Kansas town of Atchison.
Worldwide web could make or break political candidates
USPS is expanding package delivery to seven days a week through Christmas to keep up with holiday and e-commerce gift shipments.
Already a perfect 4-for-4, sophomore guard Brannen Greene let it fly from the corner to drain his fifth three-pointer of the game, locking down the last field goal for No. 10 Kansas’ 75-70 win at Georgetown Wednesday night inside the Verizon Center. Kansas (7-1) picked the nation’s capital for its first true road game […]
Top U.N. officials are talking about prosecution for U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture of terror suspects in the years that followed the 9/11 attacks.
A jury in the capital murder case of Billy Davis Jr. has yet to reach a verdict. He could face the death penalty for the killing of an eight-year-old girl.
A humanitarian group says about a third of immigrants deported from the U.S.-Mexico border don’t recover belongings that were seized during their arrest.
Stoneking falsely claimed federal tax withholdings on gambling winnings of about $330,000 when the federal tax withholding on his gambling winning was $300.
Five Kansas residents are facing federal charges accusing them of counterfeiting or trying to pass fake $100 bills.
A University of Kansas economist thinks the current budget condition is part of a larger overall process which’ll lead to elimination of the state’s income tax.
Police say there was an accident on every major bridge along the Kansas River and I-70 this morning from slick conditions. A rough tally of wrecks across the area puts injury accidents at four and non-injury at 10. Lt. Chuck Haggard said a combination of misting and temperature is responsible for the slippery roads. He […]
Mississippi woman burned to death.
Season openers are usually far from perfect. Shawnee Heights showed glimpses of both good and bad basketball in a 64-54 victory over Lansing. The Lady T-Birds showed their resiliency to open the match. Six different lead changes occurred and Lansing was on top after one, leading 17-15. Shawnee Heights regained lead and pushed its lead […]
The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced. Selections are made by the league’s 10 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players. Big 12 Honors Notebook:♦ Trevone Boykin is TCU’s first Offensive Player of the Year award winner and it marks the fourth-consecutive year a quarterback […]
Pittsburg police have offered $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest of two suspects in the death of a Pittsburg State University student.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has announced initial budget actions to balance a $280 million state shortfall. Transportation’s taking the biggest hit to off-set the deficit. But Christie Appelhanze of Kansas Action for Children says the cuts coming to children’s programs are especially painful. She claims the planned $15 million reduction will decimate early childhood education […]
Report says Lawrence is the fifth most educated city in the country.
Immigrant steals identity; fools American courts.
Grocery prices weren’t the shocker of a Topeka woman’s shopping trip.
It will be mostly cloudy today with areas of drizzle possible through early afternoon. Highs today will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Fog will develop tonight as lows drop into the lower and mid 30s. Thursday will be cloudy with morning fog. Highs tomorrow should warm into the mid and upper 40s. […]
Senior Nino Williams collected his second career double-double to help Kansas State past Bradley, 50-47, on Tuesday night before a crowd of 12,238 at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats overcame 35.3 percent shooting (12-of-34) from the field, including 23.1 percent (3-of-13) in the first half, to earn their fourth win at home and extend their […]
Ron Baker scored 22 points, Fred VanVleet added 18 points and eight assists and No. 11 Wichita State handed Seton Hall its first loss of the season, 77-68 on Tuesday night. Darius Carter had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Shockers (6-1), who used a big first-half run to seize control, and then breezed through […]
BOYS BASKETBALL Abilene 74, Rock Creek 46 Andover Central 53, Hutchinson 32 Axtell 42, Centralia 33 Beloit 71, Clay Center 42 Bishop Miege 55, BV Northwest 51 BV North 76, SM Northwest 53 BV West 62, SM South 52 Concordia 37, Republic County 33 Eureka 62, Belle Plaine 39 Falls City, Neb. 71, Atchison 45 […]
Two former Bel Aire police officers have been indicted over a scheme to buy discounted rifles.
Police are seeking help to identify whoever stole items from the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s collection.
Topeka Police James Brown says he needs to recall some officers from Topeka public schools, raising concerns among the schools’ leaders.
Gov. Brownback outlines plan to address budget shortfall.
Police say a Maryland teenager eating a pot brownie in class panicked when his teacher asked him for a piece of the treat, and that he is now charged for obliging. County police said Tuesday that the 17-year-old didn’t tell the teacher that the brownie contained marijuana. She began feeling ill and acting disoriented, and […]
Prairie Village wants to reduce use of plastic bags.
An economist who advised the Obama administration on health care is apologizing to Congress for his “thoughtless” remarks that Republicans have seized upon in attacking the president’s health law. MIT economist Jonathan Gruber told groups last year that the “stupidity of the American voter” and a “lack of transparency” were important to passing the legislation […]
Hallmark Cards Inc. has removed blue and silver gift wrap from circulation after a customer complained that she saw a swastika embedded in the design. The Kansas City, Missouri-based company alerted retailers to the problem Monday after receiving a complaint Sunday night from a Walgreen’s customer in Northridge, California. The disputed wrap was featured in […]
Fall college enrollment is up in Kansas.