Latest Kansas News

Drazan: Declare state of emergency for homeless crisis in OR

Aug. 09, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor, Christine Drazan, on Monday called for declaring a state of emergency on homelessness in Oregon as she seeks to distinguish herself in a three-way race. Drazan’s unveiling of her state of emergency proposal was included...

Buffalo injures deputy; animal's owner found gored to death

Aug. 08, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

BUSHTON, Kan. (AP) — A buffalo charged and seriously injured a Kansas sheriff's deputy one day before the animal's owner was found gored to death, authorities say. Ellsworth County Sheriff Murray Marston said in a news release that the buffalo had wandered onto a state highway and...

Jayhawks' Lance Leipold settled in, optimistic about Year 2

Aug. 08, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold first walked into the head coach's office at Kansas, arguably the worst program in Division I football, amid terrible circumstances and during a time of the year that only made everything worse. The Jayhawks were coming off a winless 2020 season...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

Dallas Morning News. August 7, 2022. Editorial: UIL needs to mandate heat-safety measures for Texas high school football We must protect student athletes from heat stroke, no matter what climate they live in. High school football practice is back for...

Kansas inmate's death investigated as apparent homicide

Aug. 08, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a Kansas prison as an apparent homicide. The Kansas Department of Corrections said in a news release that 56-year-old Fred Patterson III died Sunday at the Lansing Correctional Facility. He had been there...

Report: Dozens got sick after visiting Kansas splash park

Aug. 07, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — A new federal study said dozens of people got sick after visiting a splash park near Wichita, Kansas, last summer. The study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 21 people contracted Shigella bacteria and six others became sick...

Police: Suspect in slayings of 4 in Ohio arrested in Kansas

Aug. 07, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A suspect wanted in Ohio in the shooting deaths of four people, including a teenage girl, has been arrested in Kansas, authorities said. Police in Montgomery County’s Butler Township said late Saturday night that 39-year-old Stephen Marlow was taken into...

Agada sparks Sporting KC to 4-2 victory over Galaxy

Aug. 07, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — William Agada scored his first two goals of the season and Sporting Kansas City rolled to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday. Erik Thommy gave Sporting KC (6-14-5) an early lead with a goal in the 10th minute and Agada added goals in the...

Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

Aug. 06, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, was among eight...

1 dead, 1 hurt in Junction City stabbings; suspect arrested

Aug. 06, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident early Saturday in Junction City that left one woman dead and one man injured. Authorities responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. and discovered a man suffering from a stab wound. He was...