The Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences have announced that their top non-conference challenge series will be moving to January, beginning with the 2015-16 season. All contests in next season’s Big 12/SEC Challenge will move from December to January 30, 2016. “We are excited to move this event to January to provide the Big 12 […]
The threatened designation is one step below endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
The blast brought down much of the hospital, injuring dozens of people.
Nidal Hasan is scheduled to attend a hearing Thursday at Fort Leavenworth.
Keystone would pass near where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana’s Yellowstone River earlier this month.
Today will be mostly to partly cloudy, breezy through midday and cooler. Highs this afternoon will only make the mid 40s. Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will drop into the lower 20s. Friday will be partly cloudy and cool with highs again reaching the mid 40s. Cloudy skies and the chance for rain or […]
Two Kansas legislative committees debate measures to balance a budget shortfall Thursday.
The state’s second highest court gets a nominee from Gov. Sam Brownback Thursday.
The former and current owners of a hunting guide company in Haven, Kansas, both provide exclusive statements to 580 WIBW regarding recent federal violations and sentences.
Two hunting guides working for Misting Morning Outfitters in Haven, Kansas, were sentenced after an undercover Federal investigation.
Streak or not, sophomore Brannen Greene locked down at the free throw line for five points in the last 33 seconds. Every one of them were needed to push No. 9/11 Kansas past a scrappy TCU squad inside a unique venue Wednesday night, 64-61. While TCU (14-6, 1-6) spends the 2014-15 season renovating its home arena, […]
Things got off to a wild start as a top ten battle highlighted the beginning of week 11 in MIAA basketball. Fort Hays State at Emporia State WBB: #6 FHSU 65, #2 ESU 55 #6 Fort Hays State held #2 Emporia State to just 21 first half points as they went on the road for […]
We are almost at the midway point of the Big 12 conference season. KU still sits atop the league with a 5-1 record. KSU fell to 5-3 after their loss to West Virginia at home on Tuesday. It will be the first edition of the Sunflower Showdown on Saturday Allen Fieldhouse with KU hosting KSU. […]
With an eye on savings money and avoiding prison overcrowding, a House panel is considering a bill to lower marijuana penalties.
The budget director says a bill should pass by Feb. 13 to close a projected $279 million shortfall in the current budget to avoid delays.
Among the new offerings are natural and organic foods, including gluten-free options.
The police department says there is limited space available and seats fill up quickly, so apply soon.
A Kansas House committee’s considering a bill to bar local communities from regulating gun sales through zoning or fees.
Officials were well-prepared for the storm, mobilizing thousands of snowplows.
Boys swimming Topeka High Invitational Swim Meet Team results: 1. Blue Valley 552, 2. Shawnee Mission East 533, 3. Free State 398, 4. Washburn Rural 218, 5. Lawrence 166.5, 6. Salina South 115, 7. Hayden 110, 8. Topeka High 77, 9. Olathe South 58.5, 10. Emporia 43, 11. Salina Central 40, 12. Junction City 9, […]
Sheriff Greg Riat says a boy under the age of 14 was arrested then released to his parents after being booked.
Perez-Rivera allegedly convinced court to change name of ID theft victim to his own.
It will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, breezy and very warm today with temperatures warming into the lower and mid 70s. The record high for today in Topeka is 77 degrees, established just two years ago. That is also the warmest January daytime high on record for Topeka. Under clearing skies tonight it will […]
Chase caused Wheatfield High School to be put on lockdown.
A Kansas military base is holding discussions on a possible loss of over half of it’s 25,000 troops.
Payment arrangements were accepted by the State Revenue Department late Tuesday.
An senior aid to Governor Brownback shared budget proposals with lobbyists weeks prior to legislators being briefed.
With senior post player and leading scorer Marcus Meier sidelined, one would worry about Hayden’s ability to make up points inside. The only thing that the Wildcats needed was perimeter shooting to sink the Bulldogs. Hayden nailed five first half threes and used defense to handle Baldwin in a 73-39 win. Senior guard Brogan Heinen […]
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Tarik Phillip matched a career-high 12 points and West Virginia, relying on its high-pressure defense, shut down Kansas State for a 65-59 victory Tuesday night. In a game marred by fouls and poor play, the Mountaineers (17-3, 5-2 Big 12) forced the Wildcats (12-9, 5-3) into 25 turnovers while holding them to […]
Thirteen people have applied to run for four seats on the Topeka City Council.
The only other state to have more than 1,000 chargers is California.
After their performances last week, Shawnee Heights senior forward Kobe Goudeau and Hayden senior forward Bree Schmidt are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Back when he was a freshman, Kobe Goudeau remembered the trips to Chanute for the Ralph Miller Classic. The trips were never so fun, simply because of winning just a few […]
The Kansas House has given preliminary approval of rules to restrict spending and prevent sloppiness among lawmakers.
KANSAS CITY, MO (January 27, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Jarrod Dyson for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Dyson, 30, set a career-high with 36 stolen bases last […]
The state Senate’s considering a bill to stiffen punishment for firearm theft.
Wichita voters will decide if the city enacts a petition to lower marijuana penalties.
580 WIBW is proud to host the 2015 Royals Caravan as it arrives in Topeka this Thursday at Academy Sports + Outdoors. Royals players Brandon Finnegan and Lane Adams along with Royals Hall of Famer Jeff Montgomery and Broadcaster Joel Goldberg will be available to meet fans. The Meet & Greet is from 7:00-8:00 p.m. […]
Deputies gave guests an hour to pack up and check out.
Gary Szatkowski says he’s sorry the National Weather service didn’t get it right.
A Kansas House committee heard arguments Monday against the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals.
Police say Jose Ramos died after apparently being hit by a vehicle.
The Kansas Policy Institute says excess education money should used to help offset the state’s current shortfall.
Jacob A. Cameron’s held on $50,000 bond.
It will be sunny, calm and mild today with highs returning to the lower 60s. Under mostly clear skies tonight lows will only fall to the upper 30s to around 40. Wednesday will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, breezy and warm with highs topping out in the upper 60s to around 70. It’s not […]
Police in Lawrence are seeking the public’s help investigating a teen’s stabbing.
A national tax reform activist wants Kansas lawmakers to spurn a consumption tax proposal.
While the boys basketball teams finished the mid-season basketball tournaments, the majority of the girls squads watched the guys have all the fun. This week, it’s time for the girls to do the same thing. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the second girls basketball […]
Police in New York have identified a girl whose body was found 35 years ago, as a missing Florida teenager.
The filing of the brief means a temporary stay in the Heartland Park lawsuit will end in a week.
Lawrence police detectives are looking for information on a stabbing the occurred early Sunday morning. A $1000 reward is being offered in this case.
24-year old Joseph DeRusse of Austin, Texas has been charged with kidnapping in federal court in Wichita; alleged to have kidnapped a woman in an effort to marry her.
The House Vision 2020 committee’s working on a plan to expand Medicaid in Kansas under the Affordable Care Act.
It may seem odd to lose power on such a warm day, but over 2 thousand Topeka Westar Customers were without power this afternoon. Shane Batchelder with Westar’s Wichita office says the cause of the outage is unknown but crews are working to get everyone restored as quickly as possible. At 2:02 p.m., only 403 of the […]
Saturday’s Results: Kansas State 63 Oklahoma State 53Kansas 75 Texas 62West Virgnia 86 TCU 85 (OT)Texas Tech 78 Iowa State 73Baylor 69 Oklahoma 58 This Week’s Schedule: Monday, January 26Texas at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 27West Virginia at Kansas State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTBaylor at Oklahoma State (ESPNEWS) 8:00 p.m. CT […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the 2014 American League Champions have invited 23 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz. Among the invitations are 10 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders and three outfielders. Included in the 23 invitees are 15 players that were in the Royals’ organization last season. Left-handed […]
Authorities say Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza told The Associated Press that the 19-year-old was arrested early Sunday morning after being initially stopped for failing to signal a turn and maintain a single lane. Espinoza said Monday a breath test showed Frankamp’s blood-alcohol […]
Three forwards – Rico Gathers (Baylor), Nino Williams (Kansas State) and Cliff Alexander (Kansas) – are the latest recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week honors. Gathers and Alexander are recognized for the first time, while Williams earns accolades for the second time this season. BIG 12 PLAYERS OF […]
Plaintiff says he was molested by a Boy Scout volunteer in 2007.
Emergency vehicles were swarmed around the White House.
Vance Oliver was hit by a semi-trailer.
A Kansas House Committee is considering an option for the state to oversee workplace safety rules.
The week will get off to a much warmer start today followed by warmth through mid-week. Cooler and more unsettled weather should return for the latter part of the week and the first part of the weekend. Under partly cloudy skies today highs will warm back into the lower and mid 60s. Tuesday will be […]
Schmidt wants to know what criteria court used to reach conclusion.
Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts announces the senior staff of the Agriculture committee he chairs.
Panels in the Kansas House and Senate will consider proposals to balance budget deficits this week.
British researchers want to release millions of genetically modified mosquitos in the Florida Keys in an effort to fight viral diseases.
A special prosecutor is taking a fresh look at the drowning of an Iowa suspect during transport by a Missouri Highway Patrol Boat.
A major obstacle to a proposed Kansas landfill has emerged, after months of debate.
A 69-year old woman died from injuries she sustained in an early Sunday morning fire at a Kansas City, Kansas apartment complex.
The Topeka school district is working with several historically black colleges and universities in Texas to make its teaching staff more diverse.
Three Kansas City teens are charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 14-year old Alexis Kane. Surveillance video showed her being beaten and shot.
A law student has filed for a seat on the Lawrence City Commission.
The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.
British officials are reviewing security measures Sunday after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government’s eavesdropping agency managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast could be among the worst the city has ever seen. The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the New York and Boston areas starting Monday night. Forecasters say a massive storm could drop two to three […]
A Firefighter in Garden City fell ill during a training session and later died at an area hospital after suffering a heart attack.
Koylen McKinney, now 18, committed the crime when he was 17 and was tried as an adult.
Livestock producers in the Midwest and vegetable growers in the Sun Belt alike are already reaping benefits.
Led by a 15-point performance by Cliff Alexander and a non-stop will to win from the Jayhawks around him, No. 11/14 Kansas tightened its early hold atop the Big 12 Conference standings with a 75-62 victory at No. 17/18 Texas Saturday afternoon inside the Erwin Center. Ten-straight Big 12 Conference regular-season titles made Kansas […]
Casyn Buchman capped a 5-0 Washburn run with a 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining to get Washburn within two points Saturday at Northeastern State but the RiverHawks hit two free throws in the final seconds to win 58-54. The Ichabods fell to 13-5 overall and 5-5 in the MIAA. They’ll play their first home game […]
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Nino Williams scored 20 points on some hot shooting, Marcus Foster added 14 points and Kansas State led Oklahoma State from start to finish in a 63-53 victory Saturday. Justin Edwards also had 14 points for the Wildcats (12-8, 5-2 Big 12), who avenged a loss to the Cowboys earlier this month […]
Registered dental practitioners would be able to perform services such as fillings, crowns and some tooth extractions.
Kansas University Police are investigating a fire on campus. On Friday night, police and firefighters found a small pile of burned newspapers in a stairwell at Jayhawker Towers. There was no damage to the building.
Brownback hasn’t said whether he’d freeze local school taxes at current levels or eliminate the cap on districts’ authority.
A teacher quickly put out the fire, and no one was hurt.
Brownback signed a proclamation designating Friday as “Battle of the Bulge Day.”
The U.S. District Court of Kansas has welcomed 29 people as new citizens of the United States.
Democratic leaders are criticizing Governor Brownback’s plan to balance the state’s budget shortfall, but admit they no counter proposal.
KU graduate Julian Kuszmaul was sentenced to three years in county jail for an accident that cost another student his legs.
The $85 million Alexander wind farm is expected to be operational by this fall.
The President says he’ll veto 4th District Congressman Mike Pompeo’s natural gas pipeline bill.
Auburn Apple Market has announced closing
The work should be completed by 1 p.m.
32-year-old Lance Franklin was in court on rape charges when he punched out his defense attorney.
It will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy and warmer today as temperatures return to the lower 50s this afternoon. Under partly cloudy skies tonight lows will cool to the upper 20s. Saturday will be breezy and warmer with highs in the range of the upper 50s to around 60. Sunday will be breezy as […]
The Ichabods ended the first half on a 12-3 run and then scored the first nine points of the second half to take their first and only lead in a 55-50 win Thursday night at Central Oklahoma. Washburn (13-4, 5-4 MIAA) will play its final game of a four-game road trip Saturday at 1:30 p.m. […]
President Obama offers condolences in the death of King Abdullah, an important ally and major force in the Muslim world.
An outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland has now sickened at least 70 people in six states and Mexico.
Kobach says decisions in school funding and death penalty cases show state justices aren’t as competent as federal judges.
Garron T. Briggs was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on $7.5-million drug-trafficking charges.