Details about what led to the boy’s drowning were not released.
“I’m going to see if I can teach a horse to paint,” remembered Careen Cain at Wakarusa.
The League calls for a balanced and fair three-pronged system of state taxation which returns the use of the income tax to the 2012 level.
Sunny skies will prevail this afternoon and tomorrow as temperatures top out in the mid 70s. Humidity levels will also be running low thanks to north to northeast winds. Lows tonight will find the range of the lower to mid 40s. Friday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy and warm with highs warming back […]
A jam-packed Tuesday saw many teams in action.
The Democrat says the nation needs to “come to terms with some hard truths about race and justice in America.”
Attorney argued McLinn suffered from mental illness and could not have formed the intent to kill Sasko.
The 3 companies that comprise Kansas’ Medicaid system lost millions last year but not as much as the year before.
31-year-old David Bowers is accused in the October 2014 death of 53-year-old Michael Munoz.
A third man is still sought by police in connection with the incident and is considered armed and dangerous.
“If we don’t have the facility here, we are going to take our money somewhere else. We’re still going to do what we do.”
The meth is believed to have a street value of $2 million to $3 million, and to have originated in Mexico.
No fans will be allowed to attend a major league baseball game that will be played in an empty stadium.
2 Australians, 4 Nigerians, a Brazilian and an Indonesian man were executed Tuesday by a firing squad.
Sunny skies and light winds will make for a couple of great afternoons before the week is out. Highs today and tomorrow will be in the mid 70s. Winds today will be northerly at less than 10mph. Winds tomorrow will be northeast to east at 5-10mph. By Friday south winds will return as temperatures top […]
The city doesn’t know what caused a power outage which triggered a two day sewage leak into the Kaw River.
While legislators grapple with a $522 million deficit, the state could spend up to $450,000 to defend a new law banning an abortion procedure.
A Kansas high school student’s film gets featured at a Kansas City film festival and is on YouTube.
The KRR is currently in 40 schools across the state.
The former chief and officer of a suburban Wichita police department have been indicted on federal firearms charges. 62-year old John R. Daily of Haysville and 39-year old Ricky L. Swanson of Wichita are both are charged with wire and mail fraud. The indictment alleges the two conspired to buy firearms at a discount by claiming the weapons were […]
CLEVELAND — Kendry Morales’ three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night. Kansas City’s big inning came after Cleveland had taken a 5-3 lead on Brandon Moss’ three-run homer in the sixth. Alcides Escobar’s two-run double off Scott Atchison (0-1) tied the game. […]
LAWRENCE, Kan. – McDonald’s All-Star Game and Jordan Brand Classic MVP Cheick (pronounced Shek) Diallo has signed at Kansas and will be a Jayhawk next season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Originally from Mali, Africa, Diallo comes to Lawrence from Centereach, New York. He is a five-star player and recently jumped up […]
Attorney General Derek Schmidt says individual state employees don’t have to disclose emails from private accounts because they’re not a government agency.
In Kansas, offenders deemed sexual predators are committed to Larned State Hospital after they serve their criminal penalties.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that team President Mark Donovan has signed a long-term contract extension with the club. Donovan originally joined the Chiefs as the club’s chief operating officer in 2009 before being promoted to team president in 2011. “My family and I are delighted that Mark […]
Hayden baseball’s Jacob Head and Topeka High softball’s Ellena Cott-Laurie star in this edition of the Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week.
Baltimore and Chicago set to play on Thursday in a game closed to the public.
Obama calls the deaths of several black men by police “a slow rolling crisis.”
About 3 million gallons of sewage leaked into the Kansas River after a power failure.
The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt
The move came after Brownback vetoed a bill that would have increased regulations on companies like Uber.
Fire Division Chief Kip Hiebert says multiple crews helped at the scene and there is no danger of more explosions at the scene.
Basking in sunshine should be on everyone’s to-do list over the next few afternoons. Sunny skies, light winds and highs in the lower to mid 70s will make for almost perfect weather and a darn good reason for getting outside. The latest output from one computer model increases the chance for rain and a few […]
Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri Southern has won the MIAA regular season title and earned the top seed in the MIAABaseball Tournament slated to begin on April 30 on campus sites. The Lions will face a rematch of their final series of the season when they welcome eighth seeded Northeastern State for a best of […]
BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards. The team says it made the decision Tuesday after consulting with Major League Baseball, and state and local officials. A makeup date was not announced. Public schools were shut down Tuesday, and […]
Some are waving gay rights banners. Others are carrying signs proclaiming marriage is the union of a man and a woman.
Decision comes after mother complained her son was told he should not wear a letter jacket with varsity letter.
Sierra Niehaus pleaded not guilty to killing her sister at the family’s home in rural Saline County on Aug. 1.
Input will help determine how Topeka spends money earmarked for housing and development projects.
20-year-old man suspected of attacking two people Monday morning.
15 officers were hurt and at least two dozen people were arrested.
A legislator on the panel had a family emergency, and the meeting has not been rescheduled.
The state saw a nearly 4 percent dip in total tax collections between 2013 and 2014.
The report will compare it to similar programs in other states, and look at ways to reduce population and cost.
Mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer temperatures will be the rule this afternoon as highs warm into the lower 70s. Winds will still be northerly but lighter than those of yesterday. Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will settle into the lower to mid 40s. Sunshine will be abundant Wednesday as temperatures head for the […]
Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.
Beckler leads Junior Blues to back-to-back Topeka West Invitational team titles.
The extent of possible injuries is unknown.
A system failure Friday afternoon was discovered Sunday at a waste water treatment plant.
A state audit report is due out Tuesday, comparing Kansas’ programs to those in 19 other states and the District of Columbia.
KDOT says 86 percent of Kansans were buckled up in 2014.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 27, 2015) – Kansas City Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez announced today that he is dropping the appeal of his five-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball on Saturday and will begin serving it with tonight’s 5:10 p.m. CT contest against the Cleveland Indians. Volquez was one of four Royals players […]
The return of sunshine today is a sign of things to come. Partly cloudy conditions will prevail today through Tuesday with full sunshine expected Wednesday through Saturday. Highs today and tomorrow will generally range from the mid to upper 60s. By Wednesday temperatures should crack the 70 degree mark, barely. From there we’ll see mid […]
The Royals’ series finale against the Chicago White Sox was the most-watched event ever on FOX Sports Kansas City, establishing a new ratings high for the third time in seven games. Sunday’s game averaged a 17.3 household rating/160,000 households in the Kansas City market, according to Nielsen Media Research. It was the most-watched program […]
Kansas Head Coach David Beaty released the following statement Monday morning in regards to an injury QB Michael Cummings suffered during Saturday’s Spring Game. On the status of quarterback Michael Cummings “Michael sustained a left knee injury that is going to require surgery. Following his surgery he will work diligently, alongside our medical staff, to […]
The greyhound’s owners raked in $550,000 in sales, setting the record for the most money for an owner.
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Check out all the high school action from the weekend.
The driver of a Ford Escort was taken by ambulance to a hospital after colliding with the semi.
See geographically where people have lost lives due to tornadoes.
Lawmakers must still balance the next state budget.
Partly cloudy skies will be the rule today as temperatures warm back into the mid 60s. Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will settle into the upper 30s and lower 40s. Tuesday will be partly cloudy to mostly sunny and a little warmer with highs headed for the upper 60s. With loads of sunshine we […]
The 74-year old Carlin teaches at K-State University.
The proposed hike may generate over $80 million during the next fiscal year.
CHICAGO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago’s five-run sixth inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat Kansas City 5-3 for their second win against the Royals on Sunday. The day began with Avisail Garcia’s two-out RBI single sending Chicago to a 3-2 victory in the resumption of a game suspended […]
The issue surfaced after a student with Down’s syndrome began wearing a letter jacket.
Shawnee County District Judge Mary Mattivi says William Marotta was more than a simple sperm donor.
Lawmakers could consider raising the state’s gasoline tax.
The Kaw are also known as the Kanza, from which the state of Kansas got its name.
The operation involved authorities in France, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Dan Fredinburg started at Google since 2007. He served as product manager and the head of privacy at Google X.
The White House and Secretary of State John Kerry are offering condolences along with pledging the support.
KSU Head Coach Bill Snyder KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been on the sidelines for enough spring games to know the difference between a crisp showing and a sloppy one. The Wildcat’s game Saturday, which was moved to Sporting Park in suburban Kansas City due to renovations at Bill […]
The Liberty High School boys who received the pictures were suspended from two to 10 days.
The district has seen an increase in students who have never lived outside a refugee camp, many of whom speak Arabic and Swahili.
Kansas sees a key player hurt in scrimmage.
Seven players have been disciplined for a brawl in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday’s game between the Royals and the Chicago White Sox.
There are reports of injuries and collapsed buildings, including centuries-old temples in the Himalayan country’s worst temblor in over 80 years.
The National Weather Service says the first tornado was confirmed around 5 p.m. Friday near the unincorporated community of Fairport.
The Kansas Constitution bans lotteries other than the one operated by the state.
The highest rate of “food insecurity” in the state is in Riley County, which is home to Fort Riley.
Track and field one of six sports that gets approval.
No one was hurt, but police say the robbers emptied the victims’ pockets and went through their cars.
The government says the evidence includes declassified and sensitive law enforcement materials.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas and optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Triple-A Omaha. Finnegan will be in uniform (#27) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Finnegan, 22, opened the season with the Naturals, and […]
art of the message says, “Islamic State List to restore the right of Muslims who have been killed by your governments savage and unjust…”
Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey held a pre-draft press conference Friday at Arrowhead. Kansas City has 10 picks in the upcoming draft which will be held on Thursday in Chicago. Kansas City has the 18th overall pick in Round one.
Baseball Washburn Rural upset No. 1 in 6A Olathe East 3-0. Blake Peterson tossed a complete game three-hitter with 13 strikeouts. Washburn Rural takes on No. 6 in 5A Blue Valley West on Saturday at 3:45 at Free State. Topeka High and Topeka West split doubleheader. T-High won game one 3-2. Jonny Walker with complete […]
Officials acknowledge some projects meant to prevent costlier repairs in the future might be delayed.
Those needing to complete a transaction can go to the Courthouse, 200 SE 7th St.
The severe weather threat will be increasing for areas of western and central Kansas between 2 and 4pm. Tornadic storms will be possible later this afternoon and evening generally west of a line from Clay Center to Marion. For areas to the east the threat will be primarily large hail.
CHICAGO (AP) _ A benches-clearing fight led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. With two outs, Hosmer’s hit off Chicago’s Jake Petricka (0-1) brought in Jarrod Dyson. Wade […]
More than a dozen people were injured when the stage collapsed into the orchestra pit below.
Miraculously, the rusty wire dodged all of Parker’s important nerves and arteries.
After Macomber shot Lofton, he shot and wounded a deputy, then held an elderly woman hostage.
Lindsey Blansett is charged in the December stabbing death of her 10-year-old son.
Under cloudy skies today temperatures will warm into the upper 60s to lower 70s by afternoon. By late afternoon we will see an increased chance for thunderstorms, any of which could become severe. Large hail and damaging winds will be the greatest threat though a few isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Showers and thunderstorms […]
A new defense attorney’s been named for Dustin Walker in a shooting death during a robbery.
Even if Governor Brownback’s proposal is adopted, lawmakers will still have a large budget gap to plug.
USD 501 is asking the public to help rank academic priorities for the next two school years.