Tips from the public helped authorities find a convicted drug offender.
New bill says sex ed wouldn’t be taught without parent consent.
After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Rachel Heald and Washburn Rural senior swimmer Michael Prekopy are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Athletes have many reasons for playing the game they love. Sometimes, it’s for just the love of the game. Others feel it could lead to something big down the road. But […]
U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says the men conspired to make and sell designer drugs, including a pot substitute called K2.
Senate ends dispute on rules, bundling bills.
Markets, weather and government intervention are the three biggest concerns of farmers and ranchers. Appropriately, those are the topics set for discussion during the Farm Profit Conference at the fairgrounds east of Council Grove on Thursday evening, Feb. 19. “This will be the second in this year’s series of Farm Profit Conferences for farmers and […]
Crimestoppers thanks media partners after 35-year-old Brandon Best turns himself in to authorities.
Two-time All-American John Havlicek, Indiana star Quinn Buckner and longtime coach Lou Henson are among the newest class to be enshrined in the College Basketball Hall of Fame. There ceremony will take place Nov. 20 at the Arvest Bank Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. The latest group of eight basketball luminaries was revealed Tuesday during […]
Man is convicted of robbing banks in Kansas and Nebraska
The Kansas Highway Patrol will investigate a fatal accident in Kansas City, Kansas, where the driver of a tractor-trailer was crushed.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has released wide receiver Donnie Avery and waived wide receiver A.J. Jenkins. Avery (5-11, 200) has played in 77 games (60 starts) in seven NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-14), Indianapolis Colts (2012), Tennessee Titans (2011) and St. Louis […]
The war has already killed more than 5,600 people and displaced more than a million.
Andres Lara-Rodriguez died after he carjacked a pest control truck.
Investigators say the exact cause is still unclear. The building is total loss.
People involved in minor accidents are asked to report them to Police Headquarters at their earliest convenience.
Contact with a power line is blamed.
Snow will be possible through late morning across portions of northeast Kansas, Topeka included, with an inch or less accumulation most likely. We should see some clearing this afternoon as temperatures warm into the lower 30s. It will be partly cloudy tonight and cold with lows ranging from 10 to 15. Wednesday will be sunny, […]
A federal judge has granted a request by a coalition of 26 states to temporarily block President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.
Perry Ellis wanted the final basket so badly. He already had 15 second-half points, more than any player on the floor, but in the final seconds he caught the full-court pass over his shoulder. In stride, he went directly to the hoop. The ball rolled off the rim. No. 8/8 Kansas lost in the […]
The Kansas Jayhawk football team got new leadership in early December. Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger named David Beaty the new man in charge of the football program. Beaty along with the nine assistant coaches on his staff will be at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday in Topeka from 5:00-7:00 pm for a meet […]
There are just four games left in the high school basketball regular season. Although teams are somewhat focusing on Sub-State, the true prize is the Centennial League championship and that’s still up for grabs with few games left. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]
Republicans and Democrats are in favor of a bill in the state legislature to largely double campaign contribution limits.
A panel of lawmakers is backing away from its rejection of Governor Brownback’s plan to use highway funds to balance the budget.
Steve Forbes, Chairman of Forbes Media, will present the first in a series of lectures this year at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
30-year old Dustin Walker will be re-tried on1st degree murder charges.
The state legislature’s considering a measure allowing motorists to break the speed limit when passing slower vehicles on two-lane roads.
Team results: 1. Washburn Rural (sixth straight league title) 403, 2. Manhattan 352, 3. Seaman 295, 4. Hayden 238, 5. Emporia 226, 6. Shawnee Heights 223, 7. Topeka High 176, 8. Topeka West 111, 9. Junction City 105. 2015 Centennial League Swim Meet ALL-CENTENNIAL LEAGUE FIRST TEAM John-Martin Schmidt, Hayden; Robert Schmidt, Hayden; John Fritsch, […]
Washburn’s Kyle Wiggins has been named the MIAA Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week. MIAA Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week Kyle Wiggins, G, Washburn Kyle Wiggins led the Ichabods to a 2-0 week as he averaged 22.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. For the week he was 14 of 23 from the field […]
A bill in the state legislature would keep fantasy sports legal under Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission rules.
For the first time this season, four different players have been honored with Big 12 weekly awards in the same week. Perry Ellis (Kansas) and Le’Bryan Nash (Oklahoma State) share player accolades, while TaShawn Thomas (Oklahoma) and Myles Turner (Texas) were named the top newcomers. Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the WeekPerry Ellis, Kansas, […]
Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]
Hearings are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday.
Kansas man dies after car slides on icy road and is hit by Amtrak train.
GigaPower will be available to homes and businesses in downtown KC and some suburbs
Assaria welcomes Zach Short back home.
It’s being investigated as a suspicious death.
It will be chilly all week with occasional chances for precipitation, some of which may be in the form of rain or freezing rain. Today and Tuesday will be cold with highs in the upper 20s. There is a chance for snow late tonight through early afternoon tomorrow. Under a mostly sunny sky Wednesday temperatures […]
Kansas House committee to have hearings on Brownback proposal to boost tobacco, alcohol taxes.
Cybersecurity firm says international hacking ring steals up to $1 billion from banks.
Frigid temperatures, burst pipes diverts flights from Dulles International airport.
Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse say the chase came to an end near Topeka.
With $120,000 in donations, volunteers performed $1.2 million in dental work for those in need.
Police are asking anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at 234-0007 or make an online report at www.topekacrimestoppers.org.
Officials says bridges “sheet of ice”, as sleet turns to snow in the overnight.
Kansas lawmakers, business groups see school budget row as chance to change curriculum.
Kansas State’s response to newspaper’s open records request shows difficulty with current law.
The FAA is expected to officially announce proposed rules for UAV operators today.
Frustration as health law sign-ups hit technical snag ahead of Sunday deadline.
Vaping in the boys’ room? Some schools treating e-cigs more harshly than tobacco.
A spokeswoman says some people haven’t been able to get their income information electronically verified.
Marcus Foster made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left and scored 14 points in his return from a three-game suspension to lead Kansas State past No. 17 Oklahoma 59-56 on Saturday night. It was the second time this season that Foster hit a late 3 against the Sooners (17-8, 8-5 Big 12). Buddy Hield had […]
Washburn and Northeastern State each shot at least 57 percent in the first half but the Ichabods kept up the intensity in the second half to run away with an 83-58 win Saturday evening at Schendel Court in Lee Arena. The win clinched a spot in the MIAA tournament for the Ichabods as they improved […]
More teams punched their tickets into the MIAA Tournament field as week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball. Missouri Western at Missouri Southern WBB: MSSU 81, MWSU 69 Missouri Southern got the line 42 times hitting 35 free throws in a win at home over Missouri Western. MSSU also got 21 points out […]
Ferrero was the patriarch of the eponymous family empire best known for its Nutella and Ferrero Rocher chocolates.
Scientists link many of these quakes to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
A spokesperson says it will cost the state about $3 million to bring the hospital into compliance on top of costs it already has incurred.
Hundreds of LGBT supporters gathered on the capitol’s east lawn Saturday to protest the governor’s executive order.
Bill Self Landen Lucas LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kelly Oubre scored 18 points, including a clinching 3-pointer in the final minutes, and eighth-ranked Kansas overcame a slow start to beat No. 16 Baylor 74-64 on Saturday. Junior forward Perry Ellis also had 18 points to join the 1,000-point for his career, and Wayne Selden Jr. finished […]
Kelly Oubre and Perry Ellis each scored 18 points as the Kansas Jayhawks fought back from an early 13 point deficit to turn back Baylor 74-64 Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, maintaining a one and one half game lead in the Big 12 race. The Bears led throughout the first half, taking the early advantage on […]
The two most expensive proposals would place the casinos near the Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas borders.
FAA orders inspections of about 300 Enstrom helicopters following Colorado crash that killed 2.
United plans to outsource 1,150 airport jobs, down from about 2,000 originally targeted.
President Obama and privacy advocates want stronger encryption while law enforcement officials claim that could harm criminal investigation.
Kansas Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction for a Wichita man.
Kansas Senate Majority Leader has kept his chamber from debating legislation since Feb. 5.
The congressman, 58, was winking at and texting with his mother, who apparently enjoys seeing her son on C-SPAN.
Forecasters say the storm could bring more than a foot of fresh snow, 70 mph wind gusts and a coastal flooding threat.
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL Shawnee Heights 58, Topeka West 48 Hayden 54, Seaman 35 Topeka 54, Emporia 51 Highland Park 73, Junction City 48 Manhattan 61, Washburn Rural 54 Silver Lake 48, Rossville 33 Abilene 63, Wamego 44 Osawatomie 68, Santa Fe Trail 52 Jeff West 57, ACCHS 21 Holton 71, Riverside 61 Nemaha Central 65, […]
Not much phases Shawnee Heights sophomore Jazz Sweet. That’s why when the Lady T-Birds were only up by three points in the second quarter, she quickly ballooned that lead herself in a 59-31 victory over Topeka West. Shawnee Heights started out slow, just making 10 points in the opening quarter. Defensively, the Lady T-Birds held […]
A House budget panel voted Thursday to reinstate about $280 million of that funding.
Amy the Pig has graduated from agility class.
Billy Davis Jr. has been sentenced to life without parole for killing Ahliyah Irvin.
A woman has been arrested after making death threats to staff at the Shawnee County Jail. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Cathy Thomas was booked into the jail Friday afternoon in connection with aggravated criminal threat. The paper says Thomas is the mother of a man who committed suicide in the correctional facility more than 10 […]
A suspect is dead following a police chase resulting from a carjacking in the Kansas City area.
2012 was the last year with three Friday the 13ths. The next will be 2026.
KANSAS CITY, MO (February 13, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed relief pitcher Greg Holland on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Per club policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Holland, 29, was named to the American League All-Star team for the second-straight […]
“The queen is one of the most important people at the rodeo.” That’s not a direct quote, but maybe it could be. Yet, there are still a sizeable number who’d argue the statement grudgingly that rodeo is a man and beast competition, cowboys, horses, bulls, and cowgirls in the barrel race. “Rodeo queens are sometimes […]
Republican state Senator backs away from portions of his bill the make a special category of foster families.
Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius slammed measures implemented under Governor Borwnback’s administration Thursday.
It will be mostly sunny and mild today as temperatures warm back into the upper 40s to around 50 degrees this afternoon. The mild temperatures stick around through about mid-morning Saturday before much colder air rushes back into the state. Highs before noon tomorrow will reach the mid 30s. By mid to late afternoon temperatures […]
Some lawmakers are trying to keep highway money from being used to balance the budget.
Taylor Ignoto and Casyn Buchman each hit the 20-point mark Thursday night against Central Oklahoma but the Bronchos shot 53 percent agaisnt the Ichabods in a 75-64 win at Schendel Court in Lee Arena. Washburn fell to 15-8 and 7-8 in the MIAA while the Bronchos improved to 15-9 and 8-7 in the league. The […]
The mid-week portion of week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball with three more double headers. Central Oklahoma at Washburn WBB: UCO 75, WU 64 Central Oklahoma shot .527 from the field as they picked up a victory on the road at Washburn. UCO held WU to .355 shooting from the field as […]
Despite a pending lawsuit, Harvard and MIT say they’re committed to making their courses and online materials accessible to everyone.
Accused of 1st-degree murder, Kansas commune leader Daniel Perez, shifted blame to others in court Thursday.
A new law from the President creates a pilot program designed to help veteran’s mental health.
Two big winning Lottery tickets were sold in Kansas.
A Topeka birthing center’s license suspended by the KDHE.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed pitcher Kelvin Herrera on a two-year deal, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Herrera, 25, put together an outstanding 2014 campaign, going 4-3 with a 1.41 ERA (11 ER in 70. IP) in […]
State legislators heard arguments on proposed gun measure that would allow conceal-carry without a permit.
A Canadian oil pipeline company is temporarily suspending efforts to seize Nebraska land for the Keystone Pipeline XL amid a legal challenge.
The bill was drafted by abortion opponents who describe the targeted procedure as dismembering a fetus.
“I can get can in trouble for firing or harassing a lesbian?” said Stewart, mocking Brownback. “This cannot stand.”
2-year old boy gets killed by trolley in Philadelphia.
Air duct prevents burglar from escaping after stealing quarters.
Via KU Athletics- Kansas men’s basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard will serve a two-week suspension from all team activities, head coach Bill Self announced Thursday afternoon. The suspension is effective immediately. “I take full responsibility for my actions,” Howard said. “I should have never been in that situation. Not only did I let myself down, […]
A woman throws bacon and sausage into a suburban Boston police station.
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self held his weekly press conference ahead of Saturday’s game vs Baylor.
Information leading to an arrest could be worth $2,000.
The Democrats’ convention will come the week after Republicans meet in Cleveland.