Bill

Kansas House advances bill limiting access to police records


TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas House has advanced a bill to allow the state commission that certifies law enforcement officers to close records about officers who have been fired or disciplined. House members gave first-round approval to the bill on a v
Plot

Suspect Arrested: ISIS Plot in KC


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Missouri man has been charged with attempting to provide support to ISIS by plotting a President's Day attack in Kansas City. Robert Hester thought the people he was talking to about launching a terror attack were associated with ...
Arrest

Wichita: Bomb Threat Suspect Arrested


WICHITA, Kan. - Last Friday morning, somebody placed a phone call to a department at City Hall in downtown Wichita, saying there was a bomb there. The building was checked, and nothing was found. Investigators tried to trace the source of the phone call, ...
Education

New Superintendent for Wichita Schools


WICHITA, Kan. - By an unanimous vote (6-0) at a special meeting, the Wichita school board has chosen assistant superintendent of elementary schools Alicia Thompson as the next superintendent for USD 259. Dr. Thompson has worked for the district for 24 ye...
Closings

City to Close Swimming Pools


Wichita, KAN. - Citing the need to have to spend millions of dollars in repairing and updating swimming pools owned and operated by the city of Wichita, city commisioners discussed several options to help citizens keep cool in the summer. Most o