Police respond to a deadly shooting in south Topeka
TOPEKA (KSNT) – Topeka police are investigating a deadly shooting in south Topeka. A supervisor with the Topeka Police Department (TPD) confirmed with 27 News a shooting occurred at the 3700 block of southwest Park South Court just before 8 p.m. Officers arrived on scene to find an adult male with life-threatening injuries. American Medical […]
Topeka inspects new homeless camp, comments on solutions
TOPEKA (KSNT) – Problems concerning homeless encampments in Topeka continue to persist. A City of Topeka spokesperson said the city inspected a new homeless camp Thursday morning. The inspection was in response to a complaint about the camp that recently moved to the area just east of Topeka Boulevard and 38th Street. District 5 council […]
Shawnee County Veterans Treatment Court receives much-needed grant
TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Shawnee County District Court now has the necessary funding to support its Veterans Treatment Court services. County Commissioners approved the court’s receipt for a grant award at Thursday morning’s meeting. The grant, which comes from the ‘Kansas Fights Addiction’ organization and the State of Kansas through the federal opioid settlement, totals […]
Topeka company helps trim the fat off locals
TOPEKA (KSNT) – A Topeka weight loss clinic claims it’s helped more than 1,000 people lose 12,000 pounds since opening in June 2022. Six people work at Merit Weight Loss, 1111 SW Gage, which opened last year. The business said it focuses on providing opportunities for weight loss they’re not finding at the doctor’s office. […]
‘It took a lot out of us, but it was a super team effort’: 6 Topeka dispatchers recognized as Team of the Year
TOPEKA (KSNT) – Six Shawnee County emergency dispatchers are being recognized for their assistance during a major police chase. Last September, many law enforcement agencies were a part of a police chase that ended with a shootout in Downtown Topeka. Between first call law enforcement received at 9:32 a.m. and the suspect’s arrest just before […]
Flamingo spotted at Kansas lake
A flamingo was spotted at the Chase State Fishing Lake in Chase County Thursday.
Government shutdown odds grow as Senate and House advance separate plans
Despite the fact that the senate just advanced a measure to fund the government through November, a government shutdown is set to begin Sunday. "Speaker McCarthy is saying he cares more about the whims of the hard right, the hard hard right, than avoiding a shutdown," says Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
Florida teen dies after being struck by lightning while hunting with her father
A 16-year-old girl who was struck by lightning while hunting with her father in Florida Tuesday has died, according to authorities.
Chiefs WR Montrell Washington takes over at returner
Second-year wide receiver Montrell Washington was signed to the practice squad right before the start of the season.
Worker dies after being trapped under 8 feet of dirt in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A utility worker died after he was trapped in a collapsed trench and buried under dirt and concrete in San Francisco, the San Francisco Fire Department said. The victim was working on a sewer line when 8-10 feet of debris fell on top of him. The fatal incident happened at a […]
Garden City man killed in rollover crash in western Kansas
A Garden City man was killed in a rollover crash in Finney County,
The Center for Peace & Justice holds ribbon cutting, open house
TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Center for Peace & Justice, 2914 S.W. MacVicar Ave., held a ribbon cutting and open house Thursday afternoon. The noon event was held to celebrate the new renovations of their facility and celebrate their new mediation programs in the schools. “We have completely remodeled our offices. The carpet throughout is all […]
Giving Back: Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
Patterson Legal Group is a paid sponsor of FOX 43 AM Live and is responsible for this content. TOPEKA (KTMJ) In this week’s segment of Giving Back sponsored by Patterson Legal Group, we are proud to spotlight Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Michelle McCormick with Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence joins FOX 43 AM […]
Fully nude dating show on Max quickly becomes top series on platform
Uncensored episodes of “Naked Attraction,” a show which originally debuted on Britain's Channel 4 in 2016, dropped on the streaming service last week.
Why the Pentagon’s ‘killer robots’ are spurring major concerns
As the Defense Department is pushing aggressively to modernize its forces using fully autonomous drones and weapons systems, critics fear the start of a new arms race that could dramatically raise the risk of mass destruction, nuclear war and civilian casualties. The Pentagon and military tech industry are going into overdrive in a massive effort […]
Kansas apprenticeship programs get big boost with grant funds
TOPEKA (KSNT) – State officials say more than $500,000 in apprenticeship grants will be disbursed to programs across Kansas. Grace Hoge with the Office of the Governor revealed the news in a press release on Thursday, Sept. 28. Governor Laura Kelly announced that around $528,000 will be distributed by the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDC) […]
Scammers impersonating Stormont Vail Health, Pottawatomie Co. Sheriff
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY (KSNT) – The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) is warning residents of scam attempts to gain personal information by spoofing Stormont Vail Health. At 10:14 a.m. on Thursday, the PCSO issued a scam alert on Facebook after they were alerted a citizen had received a possible scam call claiming to be Stormont Vail. […]
Winning $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Kansas
Kansas has a new millionaire after a winning Powerball ticket was sold in the north-central sector of the state on Wednesday, Sept. 27.
State of disaster emergency in Kansas over fire threat
The governor issued a disaster emergency proclamation Thursday due to the risk of wildland fires.
More than $50 million in life insurance claims collected in Kansas
TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Kansas Insurance Department (KID) announced it has helped consumers collect more than $53 million from life insurance policies since 2019. KID Commissioner Vicki Schmidt made the announcement Wednesday that the Life Insurance Policy Locator has helped 2,461 individuals recover lost or unclaimed life insurance policies since 2019. KID representatives have helped […]
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