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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...

A Topeka City Employee Indicted on Federal Child Porn Charges

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A man who works for the city of Topeka was indicted today on federal child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Stephen...

Kansas Shrine Bowl Announces New Stadium, Same City For 2020 Game

After Washburn University announced the closure of their campus on May 5th, due to health and safety concerns from COVID-19, the fate of the...

Destruction of Property at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex

TOPEKA, Kansas – Three juveniles at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) failed to follow staff instruction and damaged property in their unit on...

2020 Heartland Stampede Concert Canceled Due To COVID-19

Dear Stampede Fans, ​Thank you for what has been more patience than we planned on asking of you. We have watched as the COVID crisis has...

West Wichita Shooting Takes Life Of Former Beloit Wrestler

A shooting Thursday in Wichita took the life of a former Beloit High School State Champion wrestler. According to media reports, the shooting took place...

Confirmed COVID-19 Case at Topeka Correctional Facility

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) tested positive...

Kansas Prisoner Review Board – Derby and Topeka Public Comment Sessions Cancelled

In an effort to protect the health and safety of all involved, and at the direction of the PRB chairperson, please be advised that...

Arrest Made Following Human Trafficking Case

SHAWNEE COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) made an arrest Monday following an eight-month-long investigation into suspected human trafficking. On Feb. 17, at approximately...

Suspect In Trooper Involved Shooting Identified

SHAWNEE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has identified the man who was shot yesterday during an officer involved shooting in Topeka. Gaston...

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...