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Arrest Made In Pott County Burglaries

PRESS RELEASE: Between July 6, 2020 and July 21, 2020, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to several burglary reports to new home construction...

Arson, Stolen Cars Reported In Overnight Crime Spree In Centralia

The Nemaha County Sheriffs office received multiple reports of Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property and an Arson in the city of Centralia between...

Wichita Man Hogties Sprint Store Employee; Steals 78 Phones

WICHITA, KAN. - A Wichita man was sentenced today to 162 months in federal prison for robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Camarin McPherson, 26,...

Leavenworth Woman Found Guilty of Medicaid Fraud, Computer Crime

LEAVENWORTH – A Leavenworth woman has been found guilty of Medicaid fraud and committing a computer crime, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Ena Louise...

UPDATE: Homicide Investigation in Rooks County

RICE COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office released new information related to the murder of Mark Reif. On...

Hoisington Man Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Intentional Murder

GREAT BEND – (April 11, 2019) – A Hoisington man today pleaded guilty to second degree intentional murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Chaz...

Automated Victim Notification System Now Covers More Than Three-Quarters of Kansas Counties

TOPEKA – (April 8, 2019) – An automated system designed to notify crime victims when an offender has a change in custody status has...

Homicides In Seward County And Along Kansas/Oklahoma State Line

SEWARD COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), the Seward County Sheriff’s Office, the Liberal Police Department,...

Kansas Headlines

Kansas Senate Republicans Swiftly Shut Door On Proposed Medicaid Expansion Amendment

By Noah Taborda - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Efforts to expand Medicaid in Kansas were dealt a blow Wednesday after an amendment to do just...

Legislature Moves Quickly To Spare Kansas Towns From Financial Ruin Over Gas Bills

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas lawmakers moved with lightning speed Wednesday to pass legislation providing $100 million in low-interest loans to...

Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Conservation Regulation

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to consider the revision of a regulation...

KDHE Launches Mobile Testing Unites

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is launching three mobile testing units for COVID-19 in order to expand testing access...

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Kansas News Service

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Kansas Customers Left To Pay The Price After Winter Storm Sends Natural Gas Prices Soaring

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Last February, the city of Cheney, Kansas – located just west of Wichita – paid about $2 per...

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...