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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Strong To Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tonight

A strong cold front is expected to sweep through northeast Kansas this evening. A few severe storms along the front may produce large hail...

Severe Storms Threat Tuesday Before Cooler Weather Arrives

Our work week starts out warm and muggy once again with highs in the low to mid-90s and afternoon heat indices reaching the upper...

Strong To Severe Thunderstorms Possible This Evening & Tonight

Storms will develop in central and eastern Kansas this evening with some storms becoming strong to severe. The primary hazards will be large hail...

Strong To Severe Thunderstorms Possible This Evening

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will develop this morning, affecting most of the area. The severe risk with this initial round is fairly low. After...

Strong To Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today & Tonight

Thunderstorms may develop along a frontal boundary moving into north central Kansas late this afternoon, then move eastward this evening. If storms develop, they...

Strong To Severe Storms Forecasted For Area Today & Tonight

A line of showers and storms is moving along the Kansas/Nebraska border late this morning. Most of these storms should stay north of the...

Kansas Headlines

COVID-19 Kills 10, Infects All 52 Other Residents at Norton Nursing Home

NORTON, KAN – An outbreak of COVID-19 has occurred at a nursing home facility in Norton. The Andbe Home is a privately owned facility...

Resident Death at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

TOPEKA, Kansas – A Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) resident who died Monday, October 19, 2020 had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the sixth...

Officer Involved Shooting in Colby

THOMAS COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) responded to investigate an officer-involved shooting at that occurred at a rest stop...

Officer Involved Shooting in Andover

BUTLER COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at a Kwik Shop in Andover,...

Lyons police officer and another man shot

RICE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) responded to investigate an officer-involved shooting that critically injured a Lyons police officer.

Kansas News Service

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Scathing Federal Inspection Pulls Curtain Back On One Of Kansas’ Deadliest Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service At a Kansas City, Kansas, nursing home, employees tested positive for COVID-19 and went back to work the...

Federal Prosecutors Defy Court Order In Cases Over Attorney-Client Recordings In Leavenworth

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service The U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, says it will no longer cooperate with cases brought by...

Emails Show Kansas Agencies Helped Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Despite Concerns About Coronavirus

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — In mid-May, Finney County’s top public health physician sent an email to state health...