Local News

July 15, 2018 - 9:35 am
Officials say a 49 year-old man accidentally drowned at a lake at Harvey County East Park. It happened Saturday evening when the man tried to swim across the lake. His body was recovered at approximately 6 p.m. Alcohol may have been involved and the Harvey County Sheriff is investigating. The man's...
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KNSS News
July 15, 2018 - 3:32 am
Secretary of State and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach spoke out against people in the U.S. illegally at a rally held at the old court house in downtown Wichita, Saturday morning. The Wichita Eagle reports Kobach blamed illegal immigrants for multiple problems the state is facing including...
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Dreamstime
July 14, 2018 - 10:23 pm
A Harvey County pastor is arrested on suspicion of a child sex crime. Allegations were made against Pastor Kevin Berry as early as October 8, 2017. He was booked into the Harvey County jail at 9:30 PM Friday evening on a count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, aged 14-16. He was...
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Dreamstime
July 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
Police say a Missouri woman missing for a week has been found dead in an eastern Kansas house, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of killing her. The Kansas City Police Department says the body of 43-year-old MeShon Cooper, who had been missing from Kansas City since July 6, was found early...
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Dreamstime
July 14, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A house fire in Topeka has claimed the life of a 25-year old man. The Topeka Fire Department has identified the man that was found dead at a south Topeka house fire early Friday morning, as 25-year-old Kennedy Karioki Ndungu of Topeka. Fire crews responded to the blaze on Burlingame road just after...
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KNSS News
July 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus. The Capital-Journal reports that Chancellor Doug Girod and interim provost Carl Lejuez informed university...
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July 14, 2018 - 11:24 am
A local Lawrence preservation group will bring native trees back to the banks of the Kansas River to help rid the waterway of pollution. Friends of the Kaw was recently awarded a nearly $78,000 Douglas County Natural and Cultural Heritage grant to help restore native tree and plant species to a...
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July 14, 2018 - 10:28 am
One of the men accused of killing a semi-pro football player in Wichita last summer has been sentenced to life plus 13 months in prison. A jury convicted Ritchie Randle Jr. of Wichita in May of first-degree premeditated murder and criminal discharge of a firearm in the death of 19-year-old Timothy...
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July 14, 2018 - 7:25 am
The last of three inmates who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been apprehended in Kansas. Sharp County Arkansas Sheriff Mark Counts told Jonesboro television station KAIT that Randall Paul Sledge was arrested Friday by troopers with the Kansas Highway Patrol. Counts did not provide details on the...
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July 13, 2018 - 11:10 pm
One person has died following a highway crash near Salina. It happened just after 5:00 p.m. Friday on westbound I-70 near mile marker 255 between a passenger vehicle and a semi. The highway patrol reports that a strong wind gust caused an eastbound semi to go out of control and jack-knife into the...
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