Sentenced

Pratt man sentenced for attacking police


PRATT, Kan. -  A Kansas man has been sentenced to 8 ½ year in prison for attempting to attack two police officers before being shot. The Kansas attorney general's office says in a news release that 46-year-old Bradley Grant Verstraete, of
Planning

Wichita plans for a big basketball tournament


WICHITA, Kan. - It's still a year away, but Wichita is preparing to host the first and second rounds of the 2018  NCAA Men's Basketball Champaionship. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it will allow Wichitans to  'showcase the city
Hold-up

Early bird bandit strikes north Wichita store


WICHITA, Kan. - Convenience store robbery in north Wichita this morning. Around 3:20 a man robbed a Kwik Shop at 710 West 29th Street North. The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a blue bandana over his face. He was armed with a silver handgun
Vigil

Man wounded in Kansas bar shooting speaks at vigil


OLATHE, Kan. - One of three men shot at a bar in suburban Kansas City spoke at a weekend vigil, saying "I wish it was a dream." The Kansas City Star reports 32-year-old Alok Madasani told a crowd of hundreds at the Ball Conference Center
Ice

18 counties hit by ice in January to get federal aid


TOPEKA, Kan. - Eighteen Kansas counties affected by a severe ice storm in January will receive federal disaster aid. The Kansas Adjutant General’s office announced Friday that President Donald Trump has granted Gov. Sam Brownback’s request