The University of Kansas says reported crimes increased 2 percent from 2015 to 2016, led by an increase in theft and criminal damage to property cases.
Truckloads of hay from South Dakota farmers are headed south to states where ranchers have been devastated by wildfires.
The former owner and operator of a Kansas City-area lab is accused in a federal indictment of illegally storing radioactive material at an industrial park, costing U.S. taxpayers $760,000 to clean up.
The mother and child here found safe in Overland Park
The cost of upgrading security at Kansas’ major mental hospitals in Osawatomie and Larned in order to avoid allowing concealed carry firearms in the building could reach $25 million.
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A Dodge City man pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI during an investigation of a hate crime attack on three Somali men.
If you have any information regarding this crime please call Crimestoppers at 234-0007.
The Kansas Supreme Court has cleared a major obstacle to the construction of a long-delayed coal-fired power plant in the state’s southwestern corner.
Most stores will begin liquidation sales April 17 and close in June.
The state of Kansas had three tax brackets prior to 2012.
A Mexican national charged with killing a Kansas mother and kidnapping the victim’s newborn daughter has been ordered to stand trial
Members of an alleged militia group are facing additional federal conspiracy charges
The university’s Office of Public Safety show officers handled 770 criminal cases in 2016, up from 757 in 2015
Prosecutors have filed formal charges against four men in the March 12 triple homicide at a home in north Topeka
This weekend should be nice for most outdoor activities, but burning is still discouraged.
A $105M slash to the budget was shot down by a 33-7 vote
Gov. Sam Brownback marked today as Indian American Appreciation Day in Kansas.
It doesn’t seem like there is a light at the end of the tunnel, either, with regard to the farm economy.
That sale is from 5:00 a.m. to 8:59 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day.
The National Park Service believes the 16 square foot Lunette Blair blockhouse requires very little repair and that its maintenance can fit within the existing park budget.
The state Department for Aging and Disability Services says in-home services will suffer due to $42M in cuts
A man accused of being involved in multi-state lotto scam is being sued by Kansas
The Kansas House of Representatives has passed two measures to help victims of the wildfires in the state.
Senate President Susan Wagle is looking to trim fat from the state’s budget
The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday in an abortion lawsuit that could set a national precedence
K-State attorneys argue that the assaults don’t fall under Title IX guidelines because they happened at off-campus frat houses
The driver was speeding down a gravel road when he crashed into a pole and was ejected from the car
A body found in a car inside the Missouri River was determined to be 20-year-old Toni Anderson
The projects will be in Atchison, Brown, Douglas, Lyon, Johnson and Osage counties and all project work will take place during daylight hours, weather permitting.
Nearly one-third of judicial employees need to work jobs outside of the judicial branch to make ends meet.
The rate that changed Wednesday is the fundamental rate that sets how much money costs banks.
The best way to give money to help is through the Kansas Livestock Foundation, the charitable arm of the Kansas Livestock Association. You can also give to the local United Way chapter in Reno County, or to the American Red Cross.
Masterson said statutory authority when it comes to tax policy is so easily changed that it renders it meaningless.
One more chilly day before we get back to spring-like temperatures.
Bethany improved its net operating assets from a negative $5.5 million in fiscal year 2015 to positive $77,000 last fiscal year.
During a brief court appearance Tuesday, a judge scheduled Sony Uk to appear for a preliminary hearing April 12.
Federal grant funding has been made available so that these previously unsubmitted kits can be analyzed without negatively impacting ongoing cases.
This concerns the states because consumer protection is typically one of their duties.
A rumored two percent cut to K-12 funding was not presented in committee, but could be offered as an amendment before the full Senate.
Officials identified the victim of the Tuesday morning incident as 61-year-old James Lay Jr., a worker for Kansas Personnel Services Inc.
Kansas still ranks 14th among the 50 states for least expensive gas this week.
TPD will only respond to accidents that are alcohol related, hit and run, or involve injuries.
Prior to the K-State study, meat scientist Travis O’Quinn says there had been no scientific studies looking at the impact of coarse marbling on consumer’s willingness to buy the product.
A chemical analysis of the substance is not yet complete.
The crowd shouted “Do Your Job!” and “That’s not true!” as Jenkins spoke on the GOP health care plan
The bodies of two men and a woman were found Sunday night in the 100 block of NW Grant
Snowfall amounts today will stay under an inch and some places won’t get any.
Washburn grad and current U.S. Attorney for Kansas will stay in office for the time being
21-year-old LaDeisha Brown was convicted of taking a 15-year-old runway from Lawrence to Wichita for prostitution
Appropriations Committee Vice-Chair Republican Erin Davis pushed back against the lack of efficiencies found for the immediate budget.
Officer Brian Arterburn is scheduled to leave Wichita Monday for Colorado to begin the rehabilitation process
The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled in favor of two men who were charged with aggravated battery but said they were acting in self-defense
Investigators think the body is that of 20-year-old Toni Anderson, who’s been missing since Jan. 15
Jason Lesage had less than eight hours of freedom after escaping from Russell County Jail
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Cats can’t hold onto halftime lead as Stokes three pointer is no good.
Thank you Topeka for joining Alpha Media and St. Jude in the fight against childhood cancer!
The 55th Topeka Home Show kicked off Friday at the Kansas Expocentre
A juror noticed the Sedgwick County judge sleeping and questioned the whether the defendant would get a fair trail
The Senate does have at least a soft deadline to accomplish its legislative work this session. There will be no constitutionally acceptable school funding formula for the next fiscal year, if there is not a new one passed.
The suspect in Thursday’s fatal shooting was set to appear in court this month after his “stand your ground” defense for a 2015 shooting was reversed
22-year-old Michael Ross was found guilty in the death of his girlfriend’s 17-month-old daughter
The suspect was fighting with a woman outside the Topeka Public Library on Thursday. Both tried to run away when police arrived.
The former pastor from New Jersey is charged with choking an infant he didn’t know
Today’s average high is 54, but we won’t get there, as it will be chilly.
Jackson County authorities say one of the men is suspected of being a meth dealer
Gov. Sam Brownback signed an order to make it easier to deliver large quantities of relief items for farmers and ranchers in the fire zone
Wallace County High School will bring donations to their opponents in the state basketball tournament
The Kansas Dept. of Commerce is taking steps to bring satellite and space companies to the state
Pro-gun rights lawmakers are fighting efforts to repeal the campus conceal carry law
A change in fares will happen April 3rd.
A large grain hauler overturned on the south side of Holton
The heads an organization of parents who have children living and working outside India blames Trump’s speeches for attacks against Indians
The suspects crashed after turning onto a dead end road and driving through a pasture
Jones & Co. Auto Group was ordered to pay more than $6,000 to a customer whose car broke down 25 miles from the dealership
More than 860 miles of Comanche and Clark counties have been scorched
State broadcast schedule for Wednesday and Thursday.
Sources indicate that Brownback’s appointment as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations agencies for food and agriculture is “a done deal”
Two Topeka men arrested in connection with the Feb. 2 armed robbery of a Casey’s General Store face up to 20 years in prison
Trooper Tod Hileman says this situation was “one of the most steering-wheel-gripping moments” during his 20 years with the patrol
There are about 1200 barbers in the state as compared to approximately 33,000 cosmetologists.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office offered few details about this active death investigation
New estimates indicate the fires have torched more than 1,000 square miles of Kansas land
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris was released from Bates Co. Jail and has not yet been charged
The trial for three members of a militia group called ‘The Crusaders’ has been pushed back to June 13
Tommy Lee Kleiner was the subject of an attempt to locate bulletin posted hours before the chase
The silent protest and boycott on Wednesday is an effort to raise awareness for women’s rights
Sen. Susan Wagle says Gov. Brownback is refusing to provide solutions to the state’s budget problems
The suspect pulled a gun on the teller, stole cash and fled the scene on foot
Fewer people are expected to be covered under the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act
The Kansas Senate will debate the bill Tuesday
Janetta Marie Buttery was sentenced to one year and four months for embezzling more than $100,000
Investigators at this time do not suspect foul play in the fire at 1932 SW Van Buren
The FBI is calling the Olathe bar shooting that left an Indian man dead a hate crime
The meeting has been cancelled due to the threat of severe weather
The incident happened on the K-10 exit in Lenexa
Lawmakers are pushing to expand access to drugs that could save the lives of overdose victims
Police have blocked eastbound traffic to Kansas Avenue due to the three-vehicle crash
The Baldwin City woman was found guilty of unlawful sexual relations, sexual exploitation of a child and promoting obscenity to minors