Stories tagged: kansas
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to open the door for the top U.S. diplomat, Mike Pompeo, to leave his post to run for an open Senate seat in his …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
One of the two men accused of opening fire inside a Kansas bar early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others, was arrested Sunday afternoon while the other remained …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
A federal grand jury in Kansas has indicted an Army soldier on charges that he distributed explosives information and threatened to set fire to a home.
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
The “Point of Know Return” anniversary tour brings Kansas to the First Interstate Center for the Arts on Wednesday.
Tue., July 2, 2019
The heavy rains that caused severe flooding in the central U.S. this spring also had the positive effect of lifting the Southern Plains out of a prolonged drought.
Sat., June 15, 2019
Abilene is where Eisenhower’s story is laid out for anyone to see
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019
After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the past two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three …
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019
A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.
Thu., May 16, 2019
Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
Kansas’ highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method for ending pregnancies.
Tue., April 9, 2019
Pre-sale tickets are on sale through TicketsWest with the code SPOKANSAS beginning Wednesday at 10 a.m.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Judge dismisses criminal charges against Kansas water park owner, designer of 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated
A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
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Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Conference play is taking a toll on several of college basketball’s top teams.Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeatens – only three remain – and Kansas lost for the …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Rob Edwards scored 15 points and hit two free throws with 6.1 seconds left, setting off a wild celebration in the desert as No. 18 Arizona State knocked off No. …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Gonzaga is No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll for the second straight week, and this time it’s not as crowded at the top.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
The top 11 ranked teams – other than No. 3 Gonzaga – reshuffled in the first regular-season AP men’s basketball poll. The Zags (2-0) remained at No. 3, same as …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
On the very day it was announced that Matthew Shepard’s ashes would be interred at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 years after his death, Westboro Baptist showed up in Spokane …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Kansas election officials certified independent Greg Orman as a candidate for Kansas governor on Friday, and the businessman immediately tried to appeal to disaffected Republicans, who he said view GOP …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state’s GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
A top aide to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer said Friday that Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s promise to remove himself from further vote counting in their hotly contested Republican primary …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
Sharice Davids shattered the mold for a congressional primary winner from ruby red Kansas on Wednesday, becoming the state’s first Native American and gay nominee for Congress.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
President Donald Trump is endorsing controversial Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in that state’s GOP gubernatorial primary.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Newly released records show that a grand jury investigating alleged recruiting abuses in college basketball ordered the University of Kansas this year to turn over communications involving its men’s team …
Tue., June 19, 2018
A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling …
Wed., June 6, 2018
A Kansas man who returned a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer who left it on a store counter says he has no regrets about giving up the prize …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018
A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in rural central Kansas is likely that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February, police said …