Shooting

Police: Man Shot by Girlfriend in S. Wichita


WICHITA - A 44-year-old man says he was shot by his girlfriend in south Wichita. Police Lt. James Espinoza says it all began at about 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, when a woman went to visit her boyfriend; he was doing some construction work on a home near Emporia ...
Funds

Hutchinson School District suing Missouri group


HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Hutchinson School District is suing a Missouri-based group in a dispute over proceeds from a student fundraising effort.   The Hutchinson News reports (http://bit.ly/1rAOrgc ) that the Kansas district has filed a lawsuit agains
Guilty

Kansas Rescue Group Leader Fined for Poodle Death


TOPEKA, Kan. - The owner of a no-kill rescue organization has been found guilty of violating Topeka's dangerous dogs ordinance after a German shepherd fatally mauled a teacup poodle at this year's St. Patrick's Day parade.   The Topeka Ca
Report

Kansas Farmers Harvesting Crops, Seeding Wheat


WICHITA - Kansas farmers are taking advantage of the mild weather to harvest fall crops, put up feed for cattle and seed wheat.   The National Agricultural Statistics Service said Monday that 31 percent of the winter wheat crop has now been planted.
Quakes

Several Earthquakes Shake Central Oklahoma


PERRY, Ok. - Just after 10:00 p.m. Monday night seismologists monitored a 4.2 magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma.  The epicenter was located 15 miles southwest of Perry.   A 2.7 magnitude aftershock was measured about 20 minutes later.