Three Haysville police officers responding to the report of an active domestic violence incident in a ground-floor apartment at Village Green Apartments on Tuesday came upon a suspect barricaded in a bedroom, holding a woman at knife point, Haysville police said Wednesday.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie buzzed into Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday morning to campaign for fellow Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Christie came into town to attend a noontime Mission Hills fundraiser, but stopped on the way at Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que. His appearance created a stir in the gas station-turned-restaurant.
In 2013, Wichita police Capt. John Speer testified that the Police Department had about 30 personnel who had been flagged as having committed crimes or violations involving dishonesty that had to be disclosed to prosecutors.
Paul Davis has avoided the spotlight while Gov. Sam Brownback faces scrutiny on a number of issues. Political scientists say this strategy could backfire if Davis doesn't define himself for voters before November.
Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett released a letter outlining how his office deals with potential witnesses in criminal cases, including law enforcement officers, whose credibility might be challenged.
Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in the St. Louis area Wednesday to tour a community roiled by the police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen – nine months after he had visited the same city to tout new initiatives aimed at keeping poor black men out of prison.
Zimbabweans battered by economic problems have flocked to Nigeria to visit faith healers and collect lucky charms, but their government is urging them to stay away because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its acrid stench travels dozens of miles away.
Want to see a grandstand show at the Kansas State Fair? We're giving away two pairs of tickets to see the Country Gold concert starring Leroy Van Dyke, Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers, T.G. Sheppard (pictured) and Eddy Raven.