Stepped up enforcement for holiday drivers

WICHITA - Thanksgiving travel is expected to be at its highest level since 2007 ... with more than 46 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more. Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Gary Warner tells KNSS New a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportati

Harvest of Sorghum, Soybeans Wraps Up in Kansas

WICHITA - The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.   The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 90 percent of the sorghum and 96 percent of the soybeans have now been cut in the state

Kansas Man Sentenced in Cyber 'Snooping' Porn Case

WICHITA - A Kansas man has been sentenced to federal prison after AOL's automatic detection system caught him emailing child pornography.   Fifty-six-year-old Walter Ackerman of Lebanon was sentenced Monday to 14 years and two months in prison

KBI Surveying Law Enforcement Agencies on Kits

TOPEKA, Kan. - The state's investigation bureau is trying to determine if Kansas has a backlog of untested sexual assault kits.   The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the kits include swabs and specimens gathered during exams of sexual assault vict

Wichita BOE Recognizes Heisman Nominees

WICHITA, Kan.  -  Local nominees for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award were recognized at Monday night's USD 259 Board of Education meeting.