State GOP Chairman Kelly Arnold has announced that he will not seek a fourth, two-year term after serving six years as the Kansas party’s top official.
Initially, Republican Chad Ulepich was believed to be in the lead, but after the hand recount and a second canvass, the results found Democrat Jeremy Johnson defeated Ulepich 1,648 to 1,623, a difference of 25 votes.
Seven school districts last week asked the Kansas Board of Education to release them from the “Coalition of Innovative School Districts” program that began in 2013.
Gas prices are as low as $2.18 a gallon in Benton in Butler County and as high as $2.80 in Elkhart in Morton County.
Hackers are picking their targets more carefully and looking for a bigger score when they do it.
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Though Monday will be cool, the weather looks to be pretty for Thanksgiving at this point.
There were no reports of damage.
Whitney Morgan, an English language arts and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher at Wyandotte High School, Kansas City, Kansas, Unified School District 500, was named the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year on Saturday, Nov. 17, during a special ceremony in Wichita.
If you know more about any of the incidents behind this arrest, call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.
A class action lawsuit filed Friday on behalf of 10 children by local advocates and two children’s rights groups alleges children are treated so poorly in the foster care system that they suffer mentally or run away.
Criminal defense lawyers discovered the prison was routinely recording meetings and phone conversations between attorneys and their clients.
Jody Fox was arrested on Thursday in connection to the murder of a 14-month-old child. Fox was in a relationship with the child’s mother.
Kelly recently told reporters that she senses “some momentum” among legislators to legalize medical marijuana, with strict regulations.
Amarin has provided funding to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt’s work as the REDUCE-IT study chair and international principal investigator, and other consulting services.
Ruth Spence was booked into the Shawnee County Jail on September 18th for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and other crimes. She was found unresponsive in her cell the next day and taken to a hospital, where she died.
The pain at the pump continues to decrease, as well.
Eight percent of workers say they plan to shop at work nearly every day until their lists are complete.
D’Khari Lyons, 23, of Manhattan, was arrested in connection with the infant’s death while at the Riley County Police Department on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at approximately 12:45 p.m.
If you know more about the burglary, call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office in recent weeks has filed documents outlining the state’s defense of Kris Kobach in a federal lawsuit filed in June by the American Civil Liberties Union.
The attorneys for Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt.
Officers moved into arrest Scott Skibo when he got into his boat and fled. Officers eventually caught him and seized 50 marijuana plants as well as a backpack containing a loaded .40 caliber Glock handgun.
An investigation began in 2016 after Daniel Gorski’s girlfriend reported finding a computer flash drive of his containing images of women undressing or nude.
President Donald Trump’s comments when he was here in Topeka campaigning for Kobach have fueled speculation that Kobach could be in line for a place in his administration.
Brindley Blood argued that shooting Akira Lewis was in self-defense. Lewis and another officer were fighting when Blood arrived and eventually shot him.
The index is at 49.9, just below growth neutral 50.0.
Along with local law enforcement organizations from throughout the state, the Kansas Highway Patrol will mobilize to participate in the annual Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) campaign. The program is courtesy of a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation.
40-year-old Jamie Drake admitted that he offered to pay a 16-year-old girl’s bills and send her money if she sent him sexual images.
CO alarms cost approximately $20 and can be purchased at most hardware and retail stores.
Justin Terrazas ran over officer Brian Arterburn while fleeing in a stolen vehicle in February of 2017. Arterburn suffered chest, abdomen and brain injuries when the vehicle hit him as he placed spike strips on a road in south Wichita.
Enjoy the end of the work week warmup, because a change will come again for the weekend.
Over 300 Kansans have been killed due to driving in bad weather over the past 20 years, which is why winter driving is the focus of the annual Winter Weather Awareness Day from the National Weather Service. “The risks from weather-related incidents, it comes from driving in lousy weather,” said NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Chad […]
Jatavious Darr and Allan Burgess were arrested for Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, 3 counts of Aggravated Child Endangerment and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The three killed were 55-year-old Gary Alan Heald of Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56-year-old Cheryl Marie Thoma, also of Fergus Falls and 38-year-old Justin Wise of Arkansas City.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says 57-year-old Kimberly Dunivan was killed near the intersection of East 800 Road and US Highway 40 in a crash at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.
If convicted, 35-year-old Joseph Bryant Toole III faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count.
It’s worth noting that the tentative adjournment date for the Senate is December 14, which means that for practical purposes, this question could be moot within about a month.
The girl, now 9, described the attack as “scary” in a video that was played before the sentence was imposed.
The name of the child wasn’t immediately released.
Police in Shawnee, Kansas, found the bodies of 27-year-old Courtney Bivins, of Kansas City, Missouri, and 34-year-old Joshua Mobley, of Mission, Kansas, near a park on Sunday.
The Jackson County state’s attorney office says the plea agreement with 24-year-old Alex Karcher of Salina, Kansas, calls for him to face a prison sentence of at least 25 years.
The National Retail Federation predicts the average per-person tab this holiday season will reach over $1000.
The investigation continues, more charges could be coming.
A quiet warm up is in store for the rest of the work week.
The occupant refused medical treatment. No smoke detectors were sounding inside.
The KBI will complete a thorough and independent investigation into this incident. Once the investigation is completed, the findings will be turned over to the Pratt County Attorney for review.
39-year-old Yong Lin, who owns the China Garden in Merriam, was sentenced for falsifying records submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Tyler Barriss is accused of falsely reporting a shooting in December 2017 following a dispute over an online game between two gamers . A SWAT team responded and Andrew Finch was fatally shot at his Wichita home.
The lawsuit was filed against doctor Steven Simon and Insys Therapeutics. A former patient of Simon says that he was prescribed unnecessarily high doses of opioids while being treated for pain related to a spinal injury and cyanide poisoning.
The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Evan Jolly from Kansas City, MO. He is also believed to be the one who started the fire.
Austin says things are getting better, just not as quickly as this forecast makes out.
Investigators found almost a pound of meth as well as ammunition and $2,724 in cash in the vehicle of Miles McWhorter. McWhorter’s girlfriend was later arrested with 200 grams of methamphetamine and a shotgun, both belonging to McWhorter.
Whether the U.S. diplomatic efforts have cooled the region at all is still an open question, but there has been some progress on the peninsula.
The armed robbery occurred on November 8th in the Pancho’s parking lot on Topeka Blvd. The suspect is described as an African American male, 6 ft. 4 inches tall, weighing approximately 180 lbs.
28-year-old Aubrey Oliver was booked into Sedgwick County Jail following a deadly shootout on Saturday. Oliver had been released from prison in July and placed on parole for the 2008 killing of Kenneth White in Hutchinson.
The point is that social media is a distraction, but it’s not any different of a distraction than the Internet as a whole or television or radio were in their heyday. It’s all part of a cycle.
Give yourself an extra minute this morning as slick spots could be around on some of the overpasses, side streets and sidewalks.
A traffic stop in Topeka Monday night netted a felon wanted on robbery charges in Louisiana.
Thirty-one-year-old John C. Riley II was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections under suspicion of attempted robbery and possession of methamphetamine.
Everyone involved was buckled up.
A Kansas Bureau of Investigation report shows there were 38 domestic violence deaths in 2017, which is the second highest number of deaths since the records began in 1993.
A police expert says in a report that a lack of training led Virgil Brewer to aim at the wrong part of Steven Myers’ body, killing him with a beanbag round.
Kansas Republican Senator Pat Roberts is working to get a farm bill approved to prove he’s still a viable candidate for 2020.
Two bodies were found Sunday near Riverfront Park in western Shawnee, Kansas. The discovery was made while officers were responding to a request to check on the welfare of a person thought to be endangered.
As of Monday morning, this week’s Kansas gas price extremes are from a low at $2.23 a gallon in Maize to a high of $3.00 a gallon in Elkhart.
The university announced Thursday the program will require 120 hours to complete through the College of Education.
The victim is identified as 67-year-old Leanora Marks of Overland Park. The fire remains under investigation.
During inclement weather the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office strongly discourages any non-essential travel.
TOPEKA FORECAST Today: Flurries from late morning into this afternoon, with a high at 29. North winds 15-25 mph. Tonight: Clear and very cold, with a low at 14. Tomorrow: Sunny, with a high at 35. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high at 46. REGIONAL FORECAST Today: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high at […]
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The cause of a fire that claimed the life of a person in Topeka Sunday is still being investigated. The victim was identified Monday afternoon as 61-year-old Matthew Harris. Crews were called to an apartment building at 722 SW Taylor shortly after 2 p.m. on reports of heavy smoke coming from inside. TFD says firefighters […]
On Friday, Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny ordered separate trials for 21-year-old Anthony Roberts Jr., 23-year-old Ahmad Rayton and 20-year-old Dominique McMillon.
Kansas State officers were called to the Jardine Apartment Complex on the Manhattan campus Monday, where a note containing a racial slur was hung on a door.
Sabina Garcia-Rivera was charged in January with stealing the jewelry over two years before the thefts were discovered in 2017.
The law was designed to provide legal protections to adoption agencies that cite faith-based reasons for refusing to place children in homes that violate their religious beliefs.
Jury selection was underway Thursday when Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny sent everyone home. She said the mistrial was because of a legal matter but didn’t elaborate.
Wintry temperatures are in place Friday, with some bounce back for the weekend.
One person died in a fire at a winery just off I-70 near Paxico Thursday night. Wabaunsee County Sheriff Rob Hoskins says firefighters were called around 6:30 p.m. to Wyldewood Cellars Winery just off the Paxico exit of I-70. Seven fire departments had to bring their own water to the blaze, as there was no […]
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The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a legal challenge to an anti-abortion clause in a Kansas law that expands health coverage through telemedicine.
Kris Kobach’s name popped up on Wednesday after Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign.
An investigation revealed that 47-year-old Dawn Penrold billed Medicaid, on behalf of her daughter, for services provided as a personal care attendant to Penrod, who is a disabled person, while Loomis was incarcerated between August 2014 and October 2015.
Kelly is looking forward to planning for a future for the state beyond a single two-year budget cycle.
County Counselor Eric Yost has been at the center of the controversy since he told the county manager that commissioners were moving to oust him because he had provided information to the FBI in an investigation last year of Commissioner Michael O’Donnell.
33-year-old Tony Lee Foster was bound over for trial during a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. He’s pleaded not guilty to the shooting death of 35-year-old David William Payne.
The attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia say that Trump’s interest in his Trump International Hotel, less than a mile from the White House is unfair competitively because of Trump’s official status.
Chance Smith has been sentenced to probation for leaving a loaded semi-automatic handgun within a child’s reach. His daughter, who was nearly 2-years-old, was fatally shot by another toddler who had picked up the gun.
Kevin Hines will give a free presentation at TPAC
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Give yourself extra time to get where you’re going, especially Thursday afternoon and afterward.
Shaikeece Whisonant and three other women tried to steal 26 pairs of blue jeans from The Buckle. Prosecutors say Whisonant also punched an employee in the head.
Alexis Nolte was sentenced after she struck Robin Kuebler with her SUV, killing her at the scene.
In 2017, Kansas experienced a 21.6% increase in domestic violence related homicides. Last year, 38 homicides related to domestic violence occurred, representing the most domestic violence homicides in the past 20 years.
Matt Gaynor, head of the art department, says the donation from Lindy Bell will allow the department to provide state-of-the-art equipment and to bring more contemporary artists to the campus.
The Republicans did keep control of the down ballot statewide races, though, in spite of a real effort by Democrat Brian McClendon in the Secretary of State race.
On Tuesday night at approximately 11:45 p.m., Mikhail Lahey, Sr. was booked into the Stevens County Jail for first-degree murder.
Jeff and Heidi Hillard kidnapped and tortured Scottie Goodpaster Jr. because of $185 in missing drug money.
Prosecutors say Dane Owens parked his truck several houses away from Rowena Irani’s home, walked through an unlocked door and shot her when she walked around a corner.
Potential precipitation Thursday follows a typically chilly November Wednesday.