House Speaker Ray Merrick, facing criticism for saying “Government employees produce nothing,” has issued a statement expressing his appreciation for state workers and calling his previous comments “poorly phrased and poorly contextualized.”
The Wichita Eagle and Kansas.com are giving away tickets to the men’s basketball game against Newman University on Sunday at Charles Koch Arena. Take our quiz and you'll be entered in a random drawing for tickets.
Kansas Star Casino on Wednesday unveiled the final stage of its Phase II expansion project. It includes an 11,000-square-foot meeting center and a 183-stall equestrian center and practice arena that will enable the casino to host large horse shows.
Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Wednesday that a Wichita police officer was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a 30-year-old man who charged a sheriff’s deputy with a knife during a car stop in April.
Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County has announced it is offering a $2,500 reward for a tip that leads to an arrest in the late-night attack Friday in which someone raped, beat and set on fire a 36-year-old woman in Fairmount Park.
An Air Force official reports that Boeing is facing challenges on the integration and test phase of the new KC-46 refueling tanker and is revamping the schedule. Boeing is expected to meet the deadline for first deliveries, however.