The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday night in Sumner County. According to a news release from the KBI, the Wellington Police Department requested KBI investigative assistance on Saturday at 11:07 p.m. KBI agents and the Crime... Read More.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Neosho County Sheriff’s Office announced an arrest connected to the death of Elaina Asprea, of Chanute, according to a news release from the KBI Thursday. On Wednesday, Joseph R. Deluca, 37, was served an arrest warrant for second-degree... Read More.
The public is invited to an open-house-style meeting on the U.S. 77 pavement replacement project from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Strother Field Terminal Building at 22193 Tupper St. The Kansas Department of Transportation is hosting the event. According to a... Read More.
Southwestern College in Winfield has announced the elimination of eight majors and two minors, due to low enrollments and personnel transitions. According to a press release from SC Friday evening, the college initiated a process in August as governed by the institutional policy manual to... Read More.
The coldest temperatures so far of the season are on the way overnight Thursday, according to the National Weather Service out of Wichita. Overnight Thursday snow flurries are expected and wind chills in teens will be in the area going into Friday morning. Little snow... Read More.
Beginning Saturday through Monday, Nov. 27, the Arkansas City Police Department will join many other law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the Kansas Thanksgiving Safe Arrival traffic enforcement campaign. Although all Kansas Traffic Laws will be enforced, this additional provision... Read More.
The Kansas Department of Transportation has approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in the area. KDOT approved a bid of $2.5 million for a 17.3-mile milling and overlay project in Sumner County for K-49, from the U.S. 81/K‑49 junction north to the... Read More.
Kansas Independent College Association released the results of a study that estimates the annual impact of Southwestern College on the statewide economy to be $56 million, according to a press release from Southwestern Wednesday. Furthermore, the report shared that the nearly 8,000 Southwestern alumni living... Read More.
UPDATED: Thursday, 3 p.m. A Cowley County man reported missing Monday was found deceased inside his vehicle Tuesday in rural Osage County in Oklahoma. According to a news release from the Cowley County Sheriff's Office Wednesday morning, the man was identified as Rustin Michael Smith. He... Read More.
U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) visited Cowley College and learned more about its new Academic Success Center, according to a news release from the college Thursday. During Marshall’s tour of the Ark City campus on Wednesday, he had a chance to visit with Cowley College... Read More.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has approved updated drought declarations for Kansas counties with Executive Order #22-08, according to a news release from Topeka Thursday. This drought declaration continues to keep all 105 Kansas counties either in watch, warning or emergency status. “Much of Kansas continues... Read More.
Candidates for the Kansas House 79th District seat answered questions on Medicaid expansion, education, the food sales tax, the future of abortion rights in Kansas following the aftermath of the statewide Aug. 2 vote on the legislature's role in women's healthcare and other topics... Read More.