Firefighters on Sunday rescued a deer that had fallen though ice into the water at Lake Olathe. The ice over the lake was about an inch thick, and the Olathe Fire Department advised people to stay off of any ice-covered lakes or ponds.
A teen boy injured in a Dec. 15, 2018, officer-involved shooting by a Kansas Highway Patrol state trooper near Smith Center has been arrested and booked into a Wichita jail on an attempted murder charge.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said in a crash report that Carla D. Tewell, 29, of Broken Arrow, OK, died Friday in a fatal accident near Caney, KS, during an afternoon chase with cops on U.S. highways 166 and 75.
Trooper Ben with the Kansas Highway Patrol challenged Massachusetts State Police trooper Dustin Fitch to a Chiefs and Patriots AFC Championship wager. Loser must wear other team’s logo and cut off lock of hair.
Lyle Lovett was set to perform with Kansas City Symphony on Sunday night, but they moved the show to the afternoon because of the Chiefs-Patriots AFC Championship Game. Other events were not able to reschedule.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said Steven Tate, of rural Independence, KS, was pronounced dead at the scene of a Jan. 14, 2019, fatal accident. A deputy found the vehicle crashed into a tree on Monday.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says that Dana House and Cynthia House of Goodyear, AZ, were killed in a fatal crash on U.S. 54 in Meade, KS, on Monday morning. Their Toyota Sienna collided with a semi in the town.
The government shutdown means the Violence Against Women Act hasn’t been funded, jeopardizing programs that serve victims of domestic and sex abuse, including federal grant funding for Wichita, Kansas, groups.
Jackson Buerge, 16, of Overland Park, was killed in a crash with a semi on I-70 in western Kansas on Thursday just before transportation officials closed the interstate due to snow and weather conditions.
The drive home could become dangerous for drivers in western Kansas on Thursday, according to a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service. This video was posted by KDOT on eastbound US-36 Highway in Phillips County, Kan.
Winter Storm Eboni brought snow, ice and heavy wind to Kansas and led to road closures in western Kansas. I-70 is closed between Goodland and WaKeeney. The governor declared a State of Disaster Emergency.
Next May, if all goes as planned, Braxton Moral will earn his high school diploma from Ulysses High School in western Kansas along with a bachelor of arts in government and a minor in English from Harvard University.
A new study says Missouri and Kansas devoted less than a combined $1 million among millions they received from tobacco companies and tobacco taxes toward programs to help people quit smoking or never start.