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Officer-Involved Shooting In Lawrence

This afternoon, Monday, June 15, 2020, shortly after 3 p.m., the Kansas Highway Patrol was assisting the U.S. Marshal’s service in locating a subject...

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...

Douglas County Resident Tests Negative For Coronavirus

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is reporting that a Person Under Investigation (PUI) from Douglas County who was being...

Update: Missing Iowa Man Found Dead In Arizona

James Larson of Iowa, the elderly adult missing since last Tuesday, was unfortunately found deceased just North of Yuma, Ariz. Larson was visiting family...

Silver Alert Issued For Missing Iowa Man Last Seen In Lawrence

The Lawrence Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing elderly adult. James Lewis Larson, a 90-year-old white male, approximately 6’ tall, 220 lbs.,...

KU Improves To 59th Among Public Schools In 2020 U.S. News Rankings

Courtesy of the the University of Kansas LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas increased its ranking two spots to 59th among public universities in the...

Kansas Athletics To Sell Beer, Wine at Football Games

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics Lawrence, Kan. – Kansas Athletics ticket holders will be able to purchase beer and wine at home football games beginning in...

Kansas Headlines

State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas Man Sentenced to Federal Prison For Second Degree Murder on Cruise Ship

TOPEKA, KAN. - A Topeka, Kan., man was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for the second degree murder of a woman he was...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Executive Orders on Driver’s License Extension, Adult Care Home Licensure

Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Orders #20-55 and #20-56 as part of her administration’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and her commitment...

Office of Rural Prosperity Launches Project for Young Rural Professionals

TOPEKA – Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers announced today the Office of Rural Prosperity (ORP) will partner with the Kansas Sampler Foundation to develop a...

Kansas City’s Sprint Center Renamed T-Mobile Center Following Wireless Merger

Bellevue, Washington — July 9, 2020 — Kansas City is getting another splash of magenta! T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today unveiled details for T-Mobile Center,...

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...