Fatality

Man Dies in SW Wichita Motorcycle Wreck


WICHITA - One man died in a motorcycle accident late Wednesday night in southwest Wichita. A Harley-Davidson motorcycle turned from Harry on to west-bound Orient, turing in front of an oncoming Lexus driven by a 19-year-old man. The driver of the motorcy...
Layoffs

Bombardier Cutting 1,800 Jobs Worldwide


WICHITA - Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations. Spokeswoman Isabelle Rondeau with the Montreal-based company said Thursday that Bombardier plans to reorganize the company into four ...
KU/Slawson

$16 Million Grant to KU for New Slawson Hall


LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Kansas says a $16 million gift will help build a hall in the university's planned Earth, Energy and Environment Center. The university announced the gift Thursday from the family of Donald Slawson, a Wichita residen
Flights

United to End Topeka-Chicago Flights in September


TOPEKA, Kan. - A Topeka official says United Airlines will end flights between the Kansas capital and Chicago on Sept. 2. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1A8gN5T ) that Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority President Eric Johnson made th
GPS

Former Garmin Employee Sentenced for Stealing


KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A former Garmin International employee has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing GPS devices from the Olathe-based company. The office of the U.S. Attorney for Kansas said in a release Wednesday that 32-year-old