A grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown that tipped off violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., drew a more peaceful response in Wichita.
Gov. Sam Brownback offered his first public comment on the state’s budget hole Monday. The governor promised to examine all solutions and said he was not aware before the election that the state would hit a shortfall. Democratic leaders voiced skepticism that Brownback was unaware of that.
The Shockers moved up to two spots to No. 9 in Monday’s AP poll, receiving 1,120 from media members. WSU started the season No. 11. Kansas dropped six spots to No. 11 after a 72-40 loss to No. 1 Kentucky.
Wichita police officers and members of Union Rescue Mission’s New Beginnings program loaded up holiday food boxes for families in need. More than 100 families around Wichita received food for Thanksgiving on Monday. The families were nominated by officers who came into contact with them over the course of the past year.
Life and plans have changed dramatically for Jonathon Blank since a bomb blast ripped his legs from his body four years ago in Afghanistan, but he and his family continue to be thankful for what they do have.