The small Reno County community has settled a suit filed by the EPA over unsafe drinking water
The Kansas Board of Regents will hold interviews for the position Tuesday and Wednesday
Showers drifting across northeast Kansas this morning will diminish as they move to the east.
The statewide test will take place at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday
Records show that Heather Jones posted references to the show “The Walking Dead” when talking about her stepson Adrian Jones
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation was called in to assist Monday morning after the man’s vehicle was found
Monday was day 98 of the Legislative session. The Legislative Coordinating Council originally budgeted for 100 days.
Chris Schultz is the co-owner of downtown restaurants Field of Greens and The Break Room
The budget issue is separate from any K-12 funding in this proposal.
Monday is day 98 of the legislative session.
The fatal shooting occurred around 6 p.m. in a residential area on the NE side of Manhattan
The institute, which will run on the Washburn campus this July, will give students opportunities to participate in a number of STEM programs, including computer science, physics, robotics, engineering, and mathematics while also giving campers the opportunity to live in one of Washburn’s residence halls.
Two motorcycle riders were hospitalized Monday morning following a crash on Interstate 70 just east of Topeka. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Jory Custar says six motorcycles were involved in the crash that happened just after 9 a.m. on eastbound I-70 near the US 40/K-4 exit ramp. Custar says the motorcycles were driving in a single-file […]
Police say there’s no evidence linking the homicides, but the victims were all older white men
Time is running out for legislators who hope to have the 2017 wrapped up before the 100 day mark
The Topeka Shawnee County Public Library’s open-air market is open every Monday morning
A couple of disturbances will track across Kansas today bringing us occasional showers and a few storms.
Topeka Police say they’re searching for the same suspect in connection with both armed robberies
42-year-old Jesse Jerome Jackson, AKA “Forbes” was last seen leaving the area of 21st and SE Rice Road heading north in the victim’s 2015 black Kia Forte, with Kansas tag: 617EIF.
Topeka police say anyone who sees Tam Brooks and Ryan Bettcher should call 911 immediately
The Kansas Expocentre recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a ribbon cutting by the Topeka Area Chamber of Commerce.
The state Department of Labor sought a delay over concerns that some operators couldn’t comply by July
The previous two trials for Galen Satoe ended in mistrials
Current NHRA points leader Leah Pritchett will compete this weekend at Heartland Park in Topeka
The Legislative Coordinating Council originally budgeted 100 days for the session.
Memorial Day weekend marks the second anniversary of the Street Eats and Beats Festival in downtown Salina.
Such a charge will affect costs for everyone.
Leonard Bell was serving a life sentence in Colorado when he was linked to the 1977 death of a 19-year-old woman
Topeka area law enforcement officers will spend Friday on the roof of Dunkin Donuts to raise money for Special Olympics
Beginning at the grocery store, consumers should be especially careful as they come into contact with grocery carts and poultry products.
An already soggy area will see yet more rain.
Police were told by people who drove the victim to the hospital lied about where the shooting occurred
The law that provided block grant funding to schools will be allowed to expire on June 30th.
After 10 years without an increase in reimbursement rates for home and community based services, many are concerned the system could collapse
The plan would see the money phased in over three years
An Enhanced Risk of severe weather has been issued across portions of northeast Kansas.
Federal prosecutors in Kansas will be investigated for lack of transparency and misleading statements
Tax policy is pretty partisan, with 40 percent of Kansans favoring pure spending cuts to balance the state budget, while 25 percent want to see just tax increases. The balance want to see a mix of the two.
59-year-old Michael Soles killed three people and wounded eight others in 1976 in a sniper attack in downtown Wichita
At least 9 cars in the Shorey Estates subdivision were reportedly broken into early Wednesday morning
The Senate bill will be worked through the rest of the week, with the goal of getting it to the floor as soon as this weekend.
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Lawrence officials say emergency responders helped rescue a team of stranded rowers on the Kansas River after their boat capsized. At least eight people were stranded Wednesday morning on the river near the University of Kansas boathouse. No injuries were reported. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Capt. Pat Talkington says the water was choppy and winds […]
The incident happened at the Bank of America at 7th & Topeka Boulevard
Following a month-long investigation, 21-year-old Nicholas Blaha is suspected of fleeing the scene of the crash. He has not been arrested or charged.
Nationally-known blues singer, Kelley Hunt will be the headline performer at the event.
Rontarus Washington Jr. was set to stand trial Tuesday for first degree murder before his lawyer requested the psychiatric evaluation
A Wind Advisory is in effect for today across much of Kansas.
The former state agriculture secretary is the 2nd Democrat to enter the race, which set up the 1st Democratic primary for governor in nearly 20 years
Volunteers will prepare Topeka Cemetery for Memorial Day
The bill has been returned to the committee in hope that it could return later in the week.
Chelsea Manning will be on unpaid active duty in “excess leave” status upon her release
An employee was struck by the suspect, suffering minor injuries
A former custodian at the University of Kansas is accused of harming the rabbit, which belonged to a campus child care center
The pursuit near the northwestern Kansas town of Hoxie reached speeds of 100 MPH
Showers and storms will happen between now and tomorrow morning, but the timing is still uncertain.
Police found meth, marijuana, prescription pills and a gun during the early morning traffic stop in a high school parking lot
This year, Push Day attendees will be reminding legislators to #RememberIDD as they consider increases to Medicaid reimbursement rates for home and community-based services.
Senate negotiators will consider the House’s offer on the full repeal on Tuesday, there is no word yet as to when the K-12 budget bill will make the House floor.
The House K-12 Budget committee passed out its version of the school funding bill Monday afternoon. The bill would add about $279 million in funding over the next two years. “Ultimately, it has to pass the Supreme Court test for adequacy,” said David Smith, the Chief of Staff for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, one […]
Authorities are searching for the suspect who ran after crashing the vehicle near the 2700 block of South Kansas Avenue
A House school finance committee introduced a plan to phase in $783M for schools over 5 years
The body was found early Sunday morning by two people delivering newspapers
The Noontime Brown Bag Free Concert Series returns to downtown Topeka this week.
State lawmakers have a little more than a week to close a budget deficit and fund public schools
Dion Dunn was named the suspect in a recent carjacking and robbery that occurred near downtown Topeka
The warm and breezy weather we enjoyed over the weekend continues for one more day.
The victim was taken to a local hospital by private vehicle before police arrived at the scene
Kobach believes the central mission of the commission is to get the facts and put them out there and step away from the political rhetoric.
Mario Antoine promised to pay women thousands of dollars for performing in what he claimed would be pornographic films
There’s also the likelihood that people could be doing what they perceive as being the will of the executive without a mandate from him.
No injuries were reported in the crash that involved a bus carrying nearly 40 children
The man had pulled over to work on his brakes when he became trapped
The Senate has committed to going seven days a week until the session concludes, starting Monday.
A University of Kansas constitutional law professor says Republican lawmakers could pay a price for President Trump’s controversial actions
After a committee meeting Thursday, the bill looks to be tweaked and delayed until 2018
House committee members plan to vote on a bill that would boost school funding by $762M
Daniel Harris was drunk when he fired the shot that killed his mother and almost struck his wife and baby.
Three Garden City High School students have been arrested for criminal threats in the last week
A picture perfect weekend for Mother’s Day.
Each year, Midland Care provides over $500,000 in uncompensated care, keeping the promise they made 38 years ago to accept all referrals.
The KBI, DHS Investigations, and Seward County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate this incident.
More than 300 walkers from around the state will gather at the park Saturday morning for the two-mile walk.
The deadline to have a new school funding plan in place is June 30th.
The bill creates new trafficking laws and toughens others already in place
Healthcare professionals who had unprotected contact with the respiratory secretions of the person who died will also receive post-exposure antibiotics.
One source says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will lead the commission alongside Vice President Mike Pence
No decision has been made on charges in a case that includes five current and former KU basketball players as witnesses
The Wednesday morning crash shut down a portion of K99 for around three hours
The scattered rain this morning will leave clouds around today making temperatures cool, but Friday and the weekend should be warm and beautiful.
Senate President Susan Wagle voted against Wednesday’s measure.
Authorities say the pair are wanted for first-degree murder in the death of a man found along a road in southeastern Kansas
Dodge City-based Post-T-Vac Inc., was accused of submitting false Medicare claims for vacuum erection devices
Police say a fourth victim survived after being shot by the fleeing suspect
Schmidt was joined in the letter by Democrat George Jepsen, the current president of the National Association of Attorneys General. Schmidt is expected to assume that position this summer.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has until Friday to produce documents he took a meeting with the president
The rule to require organic producers to abide by stricter animal welfare standards was announced 2 days before Barack Obama left office
Fire crews from several northeast Kansas communities spent three hours fighting the blaze
There is a slight risk of severe storms later today. Hail will be the main threat.
The victim died an hour after being taken to the hospital in critical condition