State News

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Police are investing the shooting death of a man in Coffeyville.  The shooting happened early Sunday morning, when police were called for a report of shots fired in the city of…

CHANUTE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed in a motorcycle crash in southeast Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that it happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday when the motorcycle went off…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — An alligator that was recently spotted near a Kansas creek has died after being caught in a trap. The 5-foot  alligator is believed to be one of two stolen from a…

WICHITA — At the beginning of the year, independent consulting firm London Economics released a study of Kansas electric rates — how they’re developed, why they’re more expensive than neighboring states and some suggestions on…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after racist graffiti that included white power slogans, swastikas and expletives denouncing the Black Lives Matter movement was found at a Topeka park.  The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas have closed a trail around a creek as they try to catch an alligator spotted there.  The 5-foot alligator is believed to be one of two stolen from…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ top public health administrator said Thursday that the state has reached the point of being able to test 2% of its population for the novel coronavirus each month and plans…

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld two state identity theft convictions following a decision by the nation’s highest court that made it easier for states to prosecute immigrants who…

TOPEKA, Kansas — County health departments in Kansas lacked the resources and manpower to swiftly ramp up “boots-on-the-ground” work when the coronavirus pandemic hit, new research suggests. The work by researchers at the University of…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Spirit AeroSystems will furlough about 900 hourly employees who work on the Boeing 737 program, the company said Wednesday. Spirit will implement the 21-day furloughs beginning Monday through July 6, the…