'They never stood a chance in a lot of these pastures, the fire was so fast'
Greg Gardiner's family has been ranching in Clark County for five generations, having homesteaded in 1885. This week's fires are their ranch's worst natural disaster, killing about 500 cattle. (Video and Photos by Mike Pearce / The Wichita Eagle)
Lori Lennen recently completed construction of two log cabins as part of her Trail City Bed and Breakfast in Coolidge. The cabins are a relaxing overnight stop for westward travelers in this town of nearly 100 on the Colorado border.
A brawl during a softball tournament at the Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex in Hays, Kan. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 resulted in the arrest of Salvador Benitez of Garden City, Kan. on suspicion of aggravated battery, according to the Hays Daily News.
A Kansas City cockfighting investigation led to the seizure of 134 roosters and other chickens on April 18, 2018, at an address on Cypress Avenue. The birds will eventually be taken to the KC Pet Project.
U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister and FBI agent Shelly Doherty discuss the verdict in the plot to bomb Garden City Muslims. Three men were found guilty of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and conspiracy to violate civil rights.
Jessica Rudeen was struggling to get her 4-month-old and 3-year-old on their first flight until Todd Walker offered to help. Walker, who is from Lenexa, Kansas, played with the 3-year-old during the flight and helped get them to their next plane.
Kansas Highway Patrol Technical Trooper Raul Carrillo rescued a man in a burning semi truck on the Kansas Turnpike Feb. 21, 2018. Carillo was honored with the Governor's Award for Valor on April 12, 2018.
Dixie, a young giraffe at Kansas City Zoo, greeted visitors during her public debut on Wednesday. The 6-foot-tall calf and her mother, Lizzie, have not been on public display since Dixie's Feb. 2 birth as zoo officials waited for warmer weather.