Kansas

May 20, 2018 - 11:07 am
Authorities have identified the three people who died in a boat crash on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri this weekend and arrested the boat's driver on suspicion he was intoxicated. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the boat with five people aboard struck a rock bluff shortly before 2 a.m...
Read More
Dreamstime
May 20, 2018 - 2:57 am
Garden City Community College trustees are searching for an independent investigator to look into faculty allegations that the college's president has created a hostile workplace and has jeopardized the college's accreditation, the board's attorney said Friday. The move stems from a 28-page report...
Read More
Dreamstime
May 19, 2018 - 2:07 am
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed legislation Friday granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious beliefs for not placing children in LGBT homes, an action that quickly became an issue as he runs this year to keep his office. The Republican governor signed the...
Read More
May 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas student has been convicted of four felonies after he hacked into the university's computer system to change his grades. Twenty-year-old Varun Sarja of Olathe pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of identity theft and two counts of unlawful...
Read More
May 15, 2018 - 7:52 pm
DE SOTO, Kan. (AP) — Members of Kansas' congressional delegation are pushing for faster environmental cleanup at a former ammunition plant in the northeastern part of the state. The Army began cleaning up contaminants three years ago at the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. The facility...
Read More
May 13, 2018 - 10:21 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's tough treatment of sex offenders living outside of prison is sending hundreds of the offenders to neighboring states, where laws are not as stringent. Missouri requires sex offenders to register for a lifetime, with no exceptions. Other states require registrations...
Read More
K N S S News
May 11, 2018 - 11:16 pm
Two people were injured when a person caught on fire in north Wichita. It happened just after 9:00 p.m. Friday night inside the Los Reyes Mexican Buffet, in the 500 block of west 21st. A police officer driving by the restaurant when the blaze took place. The officer called for fire crews and then...
Read More
May 11, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox...
Read More
May 11, 2018 - 8:35 pm
A man was sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a man during a botched robbery outside a Kansas City, Kansas, bar. The Kansas City Star reports Efrain Gonzalez, 20, was sentenced Friday for the November 2016 death of Louis Scherzer, 29, a union steward at the Board of Public...
Read More
May 11, 2018 - 8:27 pm
Kansas has legalized the sale of state lottery tickets through vending machines, and they're expected to start popping up in stores and gas stations next year. Gov. Jeff Colyer this week signed a bill sought by lottery officials to authorize vending-machine sales. Most states already allow such...
Read More

Pages