A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the murder conviction in the killing of Wichita doctor George Tiller, but vacated the Hard 50 life sentence of Scott P. Roeder and ordered the case back to Sedgwick County for re-sentencing.
Follow live updates from The Eagle’s Bob Lutz and the Kansas City Star’s reporting team on your mobile device or desktop as the Royals take on the San Francisco Giants in the World Series. The game starts at 7:07 p.m. and will be televised on Fox, KSAS-TV and aired on radio stations KFH (1240-AM, 98.7-FM).
The whooping crane migration is underway and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge officials are encouraging visitors to the Stafford County refuge in the next few weeks to use some bird etiquette as the rare and endangered birds pass through Kansas.
With the recent occurrences of Ebola outside of West Africa, Wesley Medical Center is purchasing a Clinic in a Can – a converted 20-foot shipping container – for use as an isolation unit, hospital officials say.
My name is Andy Schreiber. I am one of two surviving victims of the Carr brothers’ December 2000 murderous crime spree in Wichita. I’ve sat silently for more than 12 years, but I’m now breaking that silence to share my thoughts on the recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling vacating the death sentences for both brothers.