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 2018-09-19 18:08 

Kansas City Star

Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders sentenced to 27 months in federal prison...

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced disgraced former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders to 27 months in prison for his role in engineering an illegal kickback scheme with political campaign committees....

 2018-09-19 18:06 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

501 school district backs total backpack ban at Highland Park High...
 2018-09-19 17:52 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Indictment: Junction City contractor sold meth to undercover officers...

The U.S.Attorney for Kansas says A Junction City contractor was indicted Wednesday on charges of selling more than $7,000 worth of methamphetamine to undercover investigators....

 2018-09-19 17:50 

KOAMTV

18-year-old charged in Independence deadly shooting...

An 18-year-old from Oak Grove has been charged in the fatal shooting of a woman in Independence....

 2018-09-19 17:50 

KOAMTV

Kansas City man pleads guilty to Pettis county murder...

A Kansas City man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of another man at a trailer park on the outskirts of Sedalia....

 2018-09-19 17:46 

KOAMTV

Deadly plant disease threatens $250M rose business...

An incurable plant disease is causing major damage to the $250-million-a-year rose business in the U.S....

 2018-09-19 17:45 

Kansas City Star

One dead in hit-and-run crash at Bannister and Wornall in Kansas City...

At least one person died in an apparent hit-and-run crash Wednesday at the intersection of Bannister and Wornall roads in south Kansas City. Witnesses reported someone fleeing through a nearby neighborhood....

 2018-09-19 17:44 

Kansas City Star

Major redevelopment of distressed Midtown shopping center gets early approval...

A $55 million plan to transform the old Valentine Shopping Center into a mixed-use development across from the Uptown Theater got support from a Kansas City Council committee Thursday....

 2018-09-19 17:41 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Hot and sunny today, cooler temperatures and rain chances ahead...

Tracking the last of this late summer heat and humidity....

 2018-09-19 17:35 

Kansas City Star

People are upset Maroon 5 was picked for halftime show at Super Bowl in Atlanta...

Maroon 5 has been chosen to play the halftime show at Super Bowl LIII, Variety reported. The game is being held in Atlanta, and people were made an artist from that city wasn't chosen....

 2018-09-19 17:33 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Topeka Zoo announces tiger Jingga is pregnant...

The Topeka Zoo announced Wednesday morning that their tiger Jingga is pregnant....

 2018-09-19 17:30 

Kansas City Star

The Chiefs' Super Bowl odds surged dramatically in Vegas. As did Mahomes' MVP chances...

The Kansas City Chiefs were listed at just 25-to-1 to win the Super Bowl before the 2018 season, but those odds have improved dramatically after beating the Steelers....

 2018-09-19 17:29 

McPherson Sentinel

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area in North Carolina...

President Donald Trump arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina on Wednesday and helped volunteers at a church in the hard-hit coastal town of New Bern....

 2018-09-19 17:26 

Kansas City Star

Valet parking and bar service awaits ... at UMKC men's basketball games...

UMKC men's basketball will over courtside seating, hors d'oeuvres and bar service, and valet parking at its on-campus games at Swinney Recreation Center this season. It's high-end service at a low-major program....

 2018-09-19 17:22 

KOAMTV

Already feeling like triple digits and a hot evening ahead...

We're already seeing triple digit heat index readings in Pittsburg. Overnight it's extremely warm as well, may even have the air conditioning going for the morning commute because the humidity retu......

 2018-09-19 17:12 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

TPD stymied by spate of violent crimes, Abigails tightens security...

While Police Chief Bill Cochran says all of the suspects and victims knew each other in Monday night and Tuesday morning's series of stabbings and shootings, he is frustrated that that the victims themselves are not cooperating with the investigations...

 2018-09-19 17:06 

KOAMTV

Long sentence sought in deaths of 2 Kansas City firefighters...

Prosecutors are recommending an 89-year prison term for a woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters....

 2018-09-19 17:01 

The Wichita Eagle

VK Student Section Power Ranks: They're back like they never left...

Kapaun, Goddard, Derby, Andover Central and Maize round out the top five in the first Varsity Kansas Student Section Power Ranks of the 2018 season....

 2018-09-19 17:00 

The Wichita Eagle

The library gets loud: Opera will be performed at downtown library this weekend...

Opera Kansas, which has developed a reputation for staging productions in non-traditional locations, will present the modern comedic opera "Fantastic Mr. Fox" at Wichita's Advanced Learning Library this weekend....

 2018-09-19 16:50 

Kansas City Star

Ten stats that show how much better the Royals have played in September...

The KC Royals are on the verge of losing 100 games for the season. However, they have played much better in the month of September. Here are 10 statistics that show that improvement....

 2018-09-19 16:45 

KOAMTV

Emporia's zoo moves closer to hitting $4.3M fundraising goal...

The zoo in Emporia is getting closer to raising enough money for a major update that will include adding and renovating several exhibits....

 2018-09-19 16:30 

McPherson Sentinel

North Korea's Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday....

 2018-09-19 16:29 

KOAMTV

It's certainly the heat...AND the humidity...

Already feeling like the mid 90s before we even get to high noon and you'll notice we have some of the highest relative humidity readings in the Midwest....

 2018-09-19 16:22 

KOAMTV

Police: Rape suspect used elaborate plan, 'anonymous' letter...

Authorities say a Springfield man used an elaborate plan and an...

 2018-09-19 16:08 

Kansas City Star

'Lengthy consecutive sentences' sought for salon owner in deaths of 2 KC firefighters...

Prosecutors are recommending a Jackson County Circuit Court judge sentence Thu Hong Nguyen to 89 years in prison for murder and arson in the deaths of Kansas City firefighters Larry Leggio and John Mesh....

 2018-09-19 16:07 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

One person dead in shooting by Highland Park High School...

Highland Park High School has locked its doors Wednesday morning as Topeka Police investigate a shooting with at least one fatal victim nearby....

 2018-09-19 15:55 

Kansas City Star

Teen mowed obscene message in high school's grass. Judge's sentence really pushes it...

An Ohio judge known for creative sentencing gave a teenager who mowed an obscenity into the grass of a local high school two options. One was to serve time in the county jail, and the other sent him back to the school....

 2018-09-19 15:29 

McPherson Sentinel

'Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay...

Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and have many human traits but "remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation."...

 2018-09-19 15:14 

The Wichita Eagle

'Little fighter' is back home after a softball struck 6-year-old Kansas girl's head...

In a "freak accident," Paizlee Crumby was hit in the back of her head by a softball in July. The 6-year-old Kansas girl was knocked unconscious and needed several surgeries, but the "little warrior" is back home....

 2018-09-19 15:06 

The Wichita Eagle

Open Streets ICT block party, a surprise hit last year, returns even bigger this weekend...

Organizers of Open Streets ICT, a block party set up along 4.1 miles of Douglas, weren't expecting it to be as big a hit as it was. The party returns on Sunday with double the vendors and events....

 2018-09-19 15:04 

Kansas City Star

2018 Plaza Art Fair: What to see, hear and eat at the annual street fest [sponsored]...

The 2018 Plaza Art Fair starts Friday, September 21 and ends Sunday, September 23. Here's what to see, eat and hear at the 87th annual event at Kansas City's Country Club Plaza....

 2018-09-19 14:42 

Kansas City Star

Mahomes takes AFC weekly honor, again...

There have been two weeks in the NFL season, and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Week both times. He now has 10 touchdown passes on the season....

 2018-09-19 14:34 

KOAMTV

Missouri man charged with botched drug deal shooting death...

An 18-year-old who fatally shot another man two years ago during a botched drug deal has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and will serve 12 years in prison....

 2018-09-19 14:34 

KOAMTV

Missouri education board launches search for top official...

The search for Missouri's next top education official has begun....

 2018-09-19 14:30 

McPherson Sentinel

Trump rips Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'...

Trump says in a Hill.TV interview released Wednesday he's "so sad over Jeff Sessions," whom he has repeatedly denounced for recusing himself from the Russia investigation....

 2018-09-19 14:28 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Sheriff: Wounded Kansas deputy saved lives before dying...

A Kansas sheriff says a wounded deputy managed to kill his attacker and save two witnesses before collapsing and dying....

 2018-09-19 14:26 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Mom to police: Drinking preceded death of twin at motel...

A woman says she and her boyfriend had been...

 2018-09-19 14:12 

KOAMTV

Hot middle of the week before the cold front arrives...

Warm Wednesday start as we're already in the mid 70s. Eventually pushing up into the 90s with heat indices approaching the 100 mark. Still waiting for the cold front to develop in the northwest and......

 2018-09-19 14:09 

Kansas City Star

Amid criticism, Bears say it's not fair to compare Mitch Trubisky to Patrick Mahomes...

Bears coach Matt Nagy, the former Chiefs offensive coordinator, answered questions from reporters who asked if it was fair to compare Chicago quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to Patrick Mahomes....

 2018-09-19 13:45 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Local choir preparing for Kyla Jade benefit concert...

The Voice finalist Kyla Jade is heading home for a benefit concert. Jade is a Shawnee Heights High School alum and will be performing with the Shawnee Heights High School Choralaires....

 2018-09-19 13:44 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Police investigate woman hit by pellet gun near Topeka High...

Police responded to a report of a woman hit by a pellet gun in central Topeka Wednesday morning....

 2018-09-19 13:28 

KSAS

[ Wichita ]

Hundreds gather to remember fallen sheriff's deputy...

It was an emotional night at the Law Enforcement Memorial in downtown Wichita as many gathered to remember fallen Sheriff's Deputy Robert Kunze....

 2018-09-19 13:23 

Kansas City Star

Patrick Mahomes finds your blitz adorable: Here's how he beat the Steelers' defense...

One of the few areas Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes did not succeed in NFL Week 1 was against the blitz. Against the Steelers, that became a key matchup. Mahomes and KC did well....

 2018-09-19 13:21 

The Wichita Eagle

A giant new restaurant, nightclub will open soon in downtown Wichita...

The partners who took over Heroes and reopened The Chalet now have a new business in the works. They're planning to open 6 Degrees in the Old Town space that formerly held The Bullpen and Keys Dueling Piano Bar....

 2018-09-19 13:20 

Kansas City Star

Dancing dad in stands at Cubs game embarrasses his daughter...

This Cubs fan busted a few moves during Chicago's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in Phoenix, and his daughter was embarrassed and just wanted him to stop....

 2018-09-19 13:14 

Kansas City Star

Victim suffers life-threatening injuries during shooting in Kansas City neighborhood...

A gunshot victim remained in critical condition Wednesday morning at a Kansas City hospital. The shooting occurred about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 3700 block of South Benton Avenue. The injuries are life-threatening....

 2018-09-19 13:13 

Kansas City Star

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill on 49ers' Matt Breida: There's only one cheetah in the NFL...

KC Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is known for his speed, but Sunday, the Chiefs will see another offensive weapon who calls himself the cheetah: The 49ers' Matt Breida: Nickname: Breida the Cheetah...

 2018-09-19 12:41 

KOAMTV

Man charged with killing girlfriend, dumping body in field...

A Missouri man has been convicted of stalking his girlfriend, dumping her body in a deserted suburban St. Louis field and torching her car....

 2018-09-19 12:33 

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas man shook or 'cruelly beat' beat his baby before she died, court document says...

Andrew Wayne Franklin shook or "cruelly beat" his 4-month-old daughter, Brexley Grace Franklin, sending her to the hospital and ultimately causing her death, according to a criminal complaint filed in Sedgwick County District Court on Tuesday....

 2018-09-19 12:27 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Kansas astronaut headed to space...

Belleville native Nick Hague will take a six month mission and take part in hundreds of research missions for NASA....

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