More cattle thefts under investigation in Kansas
WABAUNSEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating additional reports of cattle theft in Kansas. On November 17, 2023, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office took a report of five black Angus cattle allegedly stolen from the 17000 block of Onaga Road, Onaga, Kansas, according to a media release. The...
Kansas' Battle Against Feral Hogs: A Microcosm of Global Invasive Species Crisis
Kansas is facing an environmental and economic dilemma as it confronts the invasion of destructive feral hogs. These animals, which have spread across 29 counties, are causing extensive damage to property and agriculture, with a staggering nationwide cost of $2.5 billion annually. Their rampant rooting and trampling devastate ecosystems, and they pose a severe risk of transmitting diseases like salmonella, hepatitis, and brucellosis to humans.
Kansas City Police Frequently Called to Apartment of Deceased Child Prior to Tragic Incident
• Kansas City police were called to the apartment of 5-year-old Grayson O’Connor at least eight times before he was found dead in an alley behind his building. The cause of his death is under investigation, but police have classified it as a suspicious death, potentially due to child neglect or homicide.
Midwest Braces for Storms as Climate Dynamics Intensify Weather Patterns
Residents across Kansas and Missouri are on alert as an expected storm system prepares to unleash a combination of snow and rain this Saturday. The region is currently enjoying an unexpected warm spell with temperatures climbing into the 50s midweek, and approaching 60 degrees by Thursday. This warm front is predicted to bring gusty winds from the south and southwest, with gusts possibly topping 35 mph. The weather is set to drastically change by Friday night, as the impending storm system introduces a steep drop in temperature, potentially turning rain into snow and impacting weekend travel and outdoor plans.
Generous Couple Fulfills Angel Tree Program at Local Restaurant
Experience the spirit of Christmas as a kind-hearted couple buys out a local restaurant's Angel Tree, ensuring gifts for children in need. Their act of generosity at El Patio Cafe is making Kansas proud and restoring faith in miracles.
What will Kansas do with its extra $3 billion?
Earl Watt While you struggle to make ends meet in Kansas, the state government has felt no ill effects of the inflation, or at least its bank account hasn’t. Thanks to the overprinting of cash in Washington, D.C., and dishing it out like candy to the states, counties and other local units of government, some areas of the country with conservative legislatures have been able to prevent…
Thieves Rack Up Huge Charges on Stolen Credit Cards in Kansas City Suburb
• Thieves in a Kansas City suburb have charged over $58,000 on victims' credit cards. • The Liberty Police Department in Missouri has identified a man and woman believed to be responsible for the thefts.
Statewide virtual job fair offers variety of employment options for Kansans
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A statewide virtual job fair offers a variety of employment options for Kansans. Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland is encouraging jobseekers and employers searching for talent to take part in the final Virtual Statewide Job Fair of the year, hosted by KANSASWORKS, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13.
Three Rice County Childcare Facilities Receive Updates Thanks to SEED Grant
RICE COUNTY, Kan. — Three childcare facilities in Rice County—Little River Learning Center, Sterling Lil Cub Childcare, and Lyons Cornerstone Childcare Center—have received updates and enhancements, thanks to the Strategic Economic Expansion and Development (SEED) Grant provided by the Kansas Department of Commerce. This transformational initiative, a...
No More Boiling: Water Advisory Lifted for Lebanon, Smith County Residents
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has ended the boil water advisory for the City of Lebanon's public water system in Smith County. The advisory was first issued due to a drop in pressure in the system, which could have caused bacterial contamination.
Kansas Lottery Super Kansas Cash, Powerball, Pick 3, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Lotto America, 2by2 winning numbers for Tuesday, December 5, 2023
The Kansas Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Tuesday, December 05, 2023 winning numbers for each game:. Wed, Dec 6, 2023, 9:05 pm Central Time (GMT-6:00)
More pot, less jail time Kansas ACLU says
Dane Hicks Law and order in Kansas? Pshaw, says a recent column from the bow-tie wearing but tuxedoless head of the Kansas ACLU. “In an increasingly difficult environment to find common political ground,” says the summary paragraph of a recent column written by Micah Kubic on his way to barbershop quartet practice, “ these findings nonetheless show that in the upcoming legislative session and…
Vietnamese Americans break barriers in Kansas local elections
Tom Nguyen wasn’t intending to make history with his run for public office. Nguyen (pronounced WIN) was elected Nov. 7 to serve as a city commissioner for Garden City. He wanted to know if his election to the board was groundbreaking, so he contacted the Finney County Historical Society for an answer.
FORECAST: First Warn issued for Saturday with bigger storm system approaching
We have now issued a First Warn for Saturday with a bigger storm system impacting the viewing area. This could bring a chance of rain and snow to parts of Kansas and Missouri. For now, enjoy the warmer weather before then. Warmer-than-normal temperatures continue through midweek with highs back in the 50s on Wednesday and temperatures topping out near 60 by Thursday. It will get a bit breezy though as winds come in from the south and southwest increasing between 10 and 20 mph. Gusts could get as high as 35 mph at times Thursday afternoon.
Kansas governor weighs in on foreign cyberattack
Governor Laura Kelly is weighing in on a cyberattack that disabled the state's online court system in October.
Investigation into Unconstitutional Law Enforcement Tactics and Scams
Discover the controversial tactic known as the Kansas twostep used by the Kansas Highway Patrol during traffic stops. Learn about the recent injunction that deems it unconstitutional and explore a new scam involving false claims of missed jury duty. Plus, delve into a 150-year-old murder mystery.
Report finds Kansans least vulnerable to identity theft, fraud
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A recent nationwide report has found that Kansans are the least vulnerable to identity theft and fraud and have lost the least amount of money to online thieves. With various recent data breaches, including hacks of MOVEit and Ardent Health, and more than 83 million individuals...
Kansas public school district warned about Bible lessons, worship songs
Freedom from Religion Foundation legal fellow Samantha Lawrence sent district superintendent Justin Henry a letter warning of these constitutional violations on Nov. 29.
Colorado lawyer censured in Kansas after copying website, pasting as her own
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Colorado Springs lawyer has now been censured in the State of Kansas after she copied and pasted another lawyer’s information as her own and was found to be untruthful in her employment history. The Kansas Supreme Court says that in an original case of...
Kickoff of Presidential Preference Primary in Kansas
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