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Florida Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murders

GREAT BEND – (July 6, 2020) – A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 100 years...

Kansas AG, US Attorney Partner To Combat COVID-19 Fraud

TOPEKA – (April 1, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister today announced a state-federal partnership to investigate and...

AG Derek Schmidt: Kansas Investigating JUUL Business Practices

TOPEKA – (February 25, 2020) – Kansas has been investigating JUUL Labs’ business practices in connection with the skyrocketing rate of youth vaping, Attorney...

AG Derek Schmidt: City of Frontenac Violated KORA With Fee Request

TOPEKA – (February 17, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has notified the City of Frontenac that it violated the Kansas Open Records...

Georgia Nursing Home Company Fined $100K, Banned From Doing Business in Kansas

IOLA – (February 14, 2020) – A Georgia nursing home company has been banned from doing business in Kansas for 10 years and fined...

Smith Center Woman Convicted of Insurance Fraud, Related Charges

SMITH CENTER – (February 5, 2020) – A Smith Center woman has been convicted of insurance fraud and related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek...

Consumer Alert: Beware of Counterfeit Chiefs Super Bowl Merchandise or Tickets

TOPEKA – (January 30, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today advised consumers to protect themselves against purchasing counterfeit NFL merchandise or falling...

Former Marshall County Clerk Convicted of Felony Misuse of Public Funds

MARYSVILLE – (November 5, 2019) – The former Marshall County Clerk has been convicted of felony misuse of public funds, Kansas Attorney General Derek...

Law Enforcement Agencies To Collect Unused Medications Saturday

TOPEKA – (October 21, 2019) – Law enforcement officers at locations across the state will be collecting unused medications for safe disposal on Saturday,...

Tower Foundation Awards More Than $72,000 in Grants To Seven Applicants

TOPEKA – (October 7, 2019) − Seven organizations have been awarded grants from the Tower Foundation totaling $72,383 to support suicide prevention and mental...

Kansas Headlines

KDHE amends travel quarantine list: Arkansas, Alabama and South Carolina removed

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has removed three states from the quarantine list: Alabama, Arkansas and South Carolina. Additionally,...

KBI Announces Joint Investigation Following Discovery of Explosives

LOGAN COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), along with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), the Bureau of...

Final Day To Register For Kansas Primary Election Tuesday

Tuesday is the final day to register to vote for the Primary Election, which is Tuesday, August 4th. Register by 5 p.m. at your...

K-State Signs Research Agreement For COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has signed a new preclinical research and option agreement with Tonix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, to develop a vaccine candidate...

Kansas State Fair Canceled For First Time Ever

HUTCHINSON — The Kansas State Fair is more than just a fair — it's a celebration of Kansas, a family tradition, a fun and...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...