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First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Johnson County Nebraska

AUBURN – The Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) has confirmed a third case of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the district. The person is a man in...

These Kansas Counties Are Ordering Residents To Stay Home

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — Six Kansas counties are ordering residents to stay home unless they’re buying groceries, getting health...

Three New Presumptive-Positive COVID-19 Cases Identified in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is confirming three presumptive-positive cases of COVID-19 in Kansas. The possible cases were identified with testing...

Chances Are Your Kansas County’s Website Is Easy Pickings For Hackers

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — When it comes to cybersecurity, most Kansas counties are behind. Overall, only eight county websites end...

UPDATE: Located in Oklahoma | Statewide Silver Alert Issued For Missing Gardner Woman

Wilma J. Patterson was located in Guymon, Oklahoma ------ JOHNSON COUNTY – The Gardner Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a...

Leawood Police Dispatcher Arrested Following KBI Investigation

JOHNSON COUNTY – A dispatcher from the Leawood Police Department was arrested after the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) investigated an accusation that she...

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill Will Not Be Charged In Child Abuse Investigation

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. - Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe held a press conference this afternoon to announce that criminal charges will not be...

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...