The heaviest snow of the season blanketed the Wichita area with nearly 3 inches of snow late Wednesday and early Thursday, but street crews had primary routes in good shape for the Thursday morning commute.
Rep. Gene Suellentrop, the Wichita Republican who took the reins of the critically important House Appropriations Committee last spring, has been replaced as chair by a Johnson County Republican, the House Speaker’s office confirmed Thursday.
The seasonal drop in gasoline rates has Kansans seeing the sixth-cheapest prices at the pump nationwide, according to AAA’s daily online report for gasoline prices nationwide, www.fuelgaugereport.aaa.com.
The man who shot and killed two police officers in New York City on Saturday, targeting them solely because of the uniforms they wore, boasted to two people about what he was about to do just moments before he opened fire on the officers as they sat in their patrol car.
The Federal Aviation Administration proclaimed a new era in aviation in September when it granted permission to six Hollywood filmmakers to fly drones on movie sets, a decision that opened the door to commercial drone flights in the United States. What the FAA did not reveal, however, was that senior officials had overruled objections from some of its safety inspectors, according to information obtained by The Washington Post.