The decision was made by the Kansas Conference of the American Association of University Professors.
Third time effort proved to be a charm in banning public nudity.
Jessica Maxine Howard of Topeka was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail.
Showers will be ongoing mainly across east central Kansas this morning as a disturbance tracks through. As drier air moves in from the northwest, rain will end by mid-morning. Today: Cloudy. High 75. Gusty NW winds at 15-25 miles per hour. Tonight: Clear and very cool. Low 53. (Normal low is 66). Tomorrow: Sunny and […]
Ben Zobrist tied the game with a homer in the ninth inning, Jarrod Dyson scored the tie-breaking run from first base on pitcher Ryan Mattheus’ throwing error and the Kansas City Royals went on to a 3-1, 13-inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Dyson led off the 13th with a single and scored […]
McFarland was appointed to the state Supreme Court in September 1977 by Gov. Robert Bennett
Senator Jerry Moran’s arranged a meeting with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and county officials Wednesday over the Willard Bridge.
THe Commission on Judicial Qualifications finished a two-day hearing Tuesday for Sedgwick County District Judge Timothy Henderson.
With Tarvaris Jackson sidelined by an ankle injury, the Seahawks added to their quarterback depth Tuesday, signing former Kanas State quarterback Jake Waters. Long snapper Nate Boyer was waived to make room on the roster. Waters was a two-year starter at Kansas State, and as a senior set a school record for passing yards (3,501),total […]
After a state runner-up finish, the Hayden Wildcats are looking to get back to the championship game.
Ravi Teja Reddy Yemalla, 25, of Overland Park, disappeared after falling into a deep underwater hole.
Alta Vista’s population will more than double when the Mud Runners come to town. “We’ll have contestants from four states and spectators from throughout the Midwest for our Bogging in the Vista, right at the south edge of Alta Vista, Saturday, Aug. 22, with gates opening at 8 o’clock, and competition beginning at noon,” announced […]
“Community is coming together in a time of another’s need.” That’s the way it’s been for farmers since the beginning when one experienced hardship and work must still be done, neighbors, friends and family from many miles and counties around come to assist. Certain good things never change, and one Jefferson County farmer has certainly […]
“It was his first rodeo.” Certainly, one he’ll never forget, and the beginning of another special interest in the life of a very special boy. Many people get excited about attending rodeos, but the Eureka Pro Rodeo, Saturday evening at Eureka, was even more extraordinary to one little first time attendee. Five-year-old Landon Lacy, a […]
The blast killed 20 people and left more than 100 wounded.
Thieves used an agency website to steal tax information from as many as 220,000 additional taxpayers
The man was mowing horse trails with a brush hog near Lake Perry when he became pinned under the tractor.
Rain is likely this morning ahead of a strong cold front which should give us some opportunities for more storms this afternoon. Some severe weather may be possible with the afternoon activity, depending on if the morning rains move out quickly enough to allow for any heating. If we keep the cloud cover, we might […]
The requests submitted to the state Department of Education by Monday’s deadline outstrip the available funds by nearly 21 percent.
Under the pact, Westar Energy agrees to back off its original increase proposal by about half.
65 year-old Benedict Gerstner was reported as missing to police Saturday.
A new report shows total Medicaid spending in Ohio, which expanded the program last year, was nearly $2 billion below estimates.
Despite tallest, lushest Bluestem grasslands and clearest, bluest most ample water supplies in recent memories, and continuing nearly the highest markets in history, Flint Hills cattle producers still face a few dilemmas. “It’s sure a good time in the cattle business, nobody will deny that, but we’ve planned this year’s Beef Producers Information Seminar to […]
Changes to the bigger and better are on tap for The BIG 94.5 Country Topeka Rodeo, according to Dr. Jeff VanPetten, Meriden veterinarian and rodeo committee chairman. “Rodeo action is set for Friday and Saturday evenings, Aug 21-22, beginning at 8 o’clock at the North Topeka Saddle Blue Arena, 74th and North Topeka Boulevard,” VanPetten […]
AUDIO: Washburn Poly-Sci Professor uses colorful descriptors to describe current presidential poll leaders.
Kansas State has added a men’s basketball exhibition game with Emporia State on Friday, October 30 to tip off the 2015-16 season at Bramlage Coliseum. The latest addition gives K-State 19 home games in 2015-16, including five in a row to start the season. After playing the Hornets on October 30, the Wildcats play a […]
57-year-old Jerry Jackson of Ottawa was pronounced dead at the scene.
The advisory remains in effect until KDHE verifies the problem is resolved.
Matthew Barnes, of Overland Park, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison.
Councilwoman Elaine Schwartz says questions remain about the safety of e-cigarettes.
The Kansas City woman helped by a police officer when she was shoplifting diapers is jailed on a federal drug charge.
The utility says under the agreement, most households would see their electric bills rise between $5 and $7 a month.
Investigators say the blaze was set intentionally
Three men were robbed when they tried to make a purchase from someone they met on Facebook.
The unstable weather begins to drift in this afternoon, with better chances of rain close to the Nebraska border, but we can’t rule out a storm completely anywhere in the area. Storms become more wide spread with a chance at some severe weather Tuesday. Still waiting to see if the threat is more from rain […]
Kendrys Morales had an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night. Ben Zobrist singled with one out in the 10th, the Royals’ first hit since Eric Hosmer’s RBI single in the first inning, that spanned 33 […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed free agent left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and right-handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain on minor league contracts. Rodriguez has reported to the Omaha (AAA), while Chamberlain will report to the Storm Chasers on Tuesday. Rodriguez, 36, opened the year with the Texas Rangers, going 6-4 with […]
Arizona’s Carson Palmer was flawless in a brief appearance, Kansas City backup Chase Daniel threw for three touchdowns and the Chiefs beat the Cardinals 34-19 in the teams’ preseason opener Saturday night. Palmer, in his first game since tearing an ACL last Nov. 9, was 4 for 4 for 77 yards, directing a seven-play, 80-yard […]
Salvador Perez homered to lead off a six-run second inning, Johnny Cueto won his second consecutive start for Kansas City, and the Royals rolled to a 9-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Cueto (9-7) allowed one run and eight hits over eight innings, striking out four without a walk. The former All-Star […]
The Royals now have 26 members in their Hall of Fame and the newest member is Mike Sweeney. The longtime Royal got inducted into Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 15th in front of a sold out crowd at Kauffman Stadium. Sweeney was a five-time American League All-Star during his Royals career from 1995-2007 after […]
Almost 500 children die in pedestrian accidents every year.
Gerstner may have been spotted near 42nd and Martin early Saturday morning.
The victim was taken to a hospital by an individual.
Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Danny Duffy settled down after a wild start and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Duffy (6-5) allowed five hits without a walk while matching a franchise record with three hit batters in just six innings. But the […]
Proceeds benefit injured veterans.
The state says 70-to-80 percent of child support’s collected through employee paychecks.
Both Senators Roberts and Moran and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins express strong opposition to a Pentagon inquiry into moving prisoners.
The homeowner isn’t likely to face charges.
About 50 volunteers are needed for the events.
Secretary of State John Kerry says “Cuba’s future is for Cubans to shape.”
The coach plans to play starters in the 1st quarter.
All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon hopes to begin a rehab assignment in the next couple weeks and potentially rejoin the Kansas City Royals for their push toward an AL Central title. Gordon has been on the disabled list since July 9th with a severely strained left groin. He has been taking regular batting practice and earlier […]
Jeremy Farmer used a government credit card for personal expenses.
James Young had just finished riding the Raptor when he went back to retrieve a cell phone he had dropped.
Looks like a great weekend to get outside. It will be a little warm, but not oppressively hot. Today: Sunny and warm. High 90. Tonight: Clear. Low 65. Tomorrow: Sunny and a bit warmer. High 92. Sunday: Warm and dry. High 94. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Monday: A 20 percent […]
C.J. Cron and Kole Calhoun each drove in a pair of runs in the ninth inning Thursday night, rallying the Los Angeles Angels past Kansas City and its stout bullpen for a 7-6 victory and an end to their seven-game skid against the Royals. Kansas City had built a 5-1 advantage heading to the eighth, […]
Adams is being held in Prior, Oklahoma
One commissioner concedes millions of excess funds are being swept out of his agency and transferred to the state general fund.
The response comes a day after Manning’s lawyer disclosed Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover.
The season is almost over for Tiger Woods. Could be over as soon as Friday. Woods couldn’t get putts to go in Thursday and finished at 3-over 75 after the first round of the PGA Championship. That’s nine shots behind clubhouse leader Dustin Johnson and very much in danger of missing the cut. If that […]
The inmate appealed to “co-habitate and procreate” with a woman whose mother the couple were convicted of killing.
“It will be his first rodeo.” Many people get excited about attending rodeos, especially those who’ve never had the experience before. But, the Eureka Pro Rodeo, Saturday evening, Aug. 15, at the Eureka, Kansas, Saddle Club Arena, will have even a much more special meaning to one little first time attendee. Five-year-old Landon Lacy, a […]
A permit for a specialty meat shop’s granted despite opposition from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who owns nearby property.
A next door neighbor describes the smell as “something like rotten sauerkraut (which) makes you throw up.”
Ten former city employees filed a lawsuit asking for about $1 million in severance pay, penalties and interest.
The 2015 PGA Championship was over before it even started for Topeka native Gary Woodland. Gary Woodland withdrew from the 97th edition of the PGA Championship an hour before he was suppose to tee off. The final major of the year is being held at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The PGA sites it was a […]
An indictment’s dismissed against the wife of a Mexican man who allegedly put his name put on someone else’s birth certificate.
Charges include possession of prohibited property, including the Vanity Fair issue with Caitlyn Jenner.
Sporting Kansas City advanced to the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final with a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. Olmes Garcia and Soni Mustivar traded first-half goals at Sporting Park, setting up a dramatic final 10 minutes in which Benny Feilhaber and Krisztian Nemeth provided the goals to send Sporting […]
Grissom said, if he were an officer, he’d want one, even if he did have to buy it.
Tony Hobbs has been returned to prison nearly 11 years after being released on parole for the 1980 slayings.
The Department of Labor and the Department for Children and Families are planning a joint Friday afternoon news conference.
No news is good news today in the weather department. High pressure and sunshine prevail, with conditions to continue into the weekend. Light winds could allow for some early fog. Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low […]
Ian Kinsler doubled home two runs and the Detroit Tigers batted around in a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Wednesday night. The loss snapped the Royals’ eight-game home winning streak, their longest since winning their first 11 games in 2003 at Kauffman Stadium. Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez (11-7) had retired […]
Moody’s Investors Service says the bond sale’s risky.
The “tea party” conservative narrowly lost the 2014 primary, during which he accused Senator Pat Roberts of smearing his reputation.
Carter made the announcement Wednesday afternoon.
Washburn athletics has announced two individuals and the first NCAA national championship team in school history will be enshrined in the athletic hall of fame on Oct. 10. David Carson, Joe Schartz and the 2005 Washburn NCAA championship team will join the 137 former student-athletes, coaches and administrators who have been honored for their contributions […]
Chinese medial reports say the explosion happened in a warehouse that stored dangerous goods.
New rules establish procedures for parents who believe emergency safety interventions have been used improperly on their children.
The Big 12 Conference has announced its schedule on ESPN’s Big Monday platform for the 2016 men’s basketball conference season, highlighting a slate that will include more than 100 games on the ESPN networks. Last year, the average margin of victory in the Big 12 matchups on Big Monday was 8.75 points – with five […]
The Kansas City Chiefs held their final practice before Saturday’s preseason opener against Arizona. Noteworthy: Reid said Fisher, Grubbs, Morse, Fulton, Allen will start the preseason game. Reid said the first string guys will play for a quarter. 2’s will play through half of 3rd. Albert Wilson did not practice once again with a […]
Marissa Fields of Olathe is accused of neglecting and abandoning the child.
Police received reports of inappropriate behavior between Gregory Hoyt and the child whom he knew.
39-year-old Patrick Aiello’s accused of demanding sexual favors from a female passenger.
State health department returned the application because it didn’t meet state requirements.
Be difficult to find a more appropriate locale for rodeo action than right in the heart of cattle country, Greenwood County smack dab in the middle the world renowned native Bluestem grasslands’ Flint Hills of Kansas. The Western action is set this weekend in the county seat town of Eureka, and it’s a full slate […]
Haskell Indian Nations University will maintain the accreditation it has held since 1979. The university announced Monday the Higher Learning Commission reaffirmed the university’s accreditation after a comprehensive review this year. Commission members visited the campus in April for the 10-year review. A self-study process also was involved. The review came after years of turmoil […]
The 17-year-old was spotted on the roof of an occupied car without any clothes on.
Council members approved a budget holding mill level steady.
Troopers say Hunter Robinson stopped his van and got out for an unknown reason.
It’s going to be a little warmer today, with a slight chance of a few wisps of fog in the river bottom this morning, but otherwise sunny and nice. High pressure continues in place over northeast Kansas. That should keep us dry into the weekend. Today: Sunny. High 87. Calm winds. Tonight: Clear, low 64. […]
Lorenzo Cain went 4 for 4 with a home run and Yordano Ventura pitched six scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night. Cain, who raised his average to .316, led off the sixth with his 12th homer, a mammoth shot to left field. Mike Moustakas snapped an 0-for-18 drought […]
Evidence presented at a preliminary hearing estimates the loss to Smith Audio Visual at more than $300,000.
Brownback’s advice comes as school districts across the state grapple with funding cuts.
Laws now in effect in the state require people registering to vote to provide proof of citizenship.
Washburn director of athletics Loren Ferré has announced Topeka native Cameron Babb has been selected to revive the Washburn Ichabod track and field and cross country programs. His first day in the office will be Aug. 10 as the Ichabods will compete starting in the fall of 2016. “Cameron was selected out of an outstanding […]
The NFL draft is returning to Chicago next year. Commissioner Roger Goodell and Mayor Rahm Emanuel made the announcement at the NFL owners’ meetings on Tuesday. It’s the second straight year for Chicago after a long run at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The league was believed to be considering Los Angeles, but […]
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will be sidelined at least 6-10 weeks after being punched in the jaw by teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali. Coach Todd Bowles made the announcement before training camp practice Tuesday. Enemkpali (EN-um-PAL-ee), an outside linebacker in his second season, has been released by the Jets, according to Bowles. Bowles says Smith […]
A judge is urging last-minute settlement talks between the NFL, the players’ union and Tom Brady before a Wednesday hearing in the legal dispute over the superstar quarterback’s suspension for using underinflated footballs. Judge Richard Berman on Tuesday ordered the sides to have “further good faith settlement efforts” prior to the first meeting since the […]