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Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 10, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 10, 2020

A wintry mix of precipitation will move across Kansas today along with colder air.  There is a period of mixed precipitation that could occur between the rain and snow. Light ice accumulations are possible in areas. The main focus for snowfall accumulation will be on late Friday and into Saturday especially east of the Kansas Turnpike where four to six inches are possible with scattered higher am...

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 8, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 8, 2020

A Kanas school district is settling a civil lawsuit.  A suit against the Shawnee Mission School District stemmed from the alleged sexual assault of a female student by a male classmate at Westridge Middle School in May 2017.  District officials reached an agreement with the student's family in April 2019. A 165-thousand-dollar settlement was approved by a federal judge this week. Police are i...

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 7, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 7, 2020

A man died Saturday in a fishing accident in Russell County. According to the Russell County Sheriff's Office, first responders were dispatched to a report of a fisherman who had fallen through the ice. They located 72-year-old James L. Schoenberger. Schoenberger was transported to the hospital in Russell where he died. The driver of a stolen University of Kansas Jayhawks' Athletics vehicle was...

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 6, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 6, 2020

A Colorado woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Western Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a Toyota Sienna minivan was headed north U.S. 283 Highway. It went left of center colliding with an oncoming Chevrolet Suburban SUV. The SUV rolled and ended up in a ditch. The van ended up on the road. The driver of the SUV, 73-year-old Sherry McKinnon from Foxfield, Colorado, was killed....

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 3, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 3, 2020

A teen is in custody after he allegedly stole a car, rammed a parked police vehicle and then led police on a brief chase on foot. Wichita Police say 18-year-old Dante Coleman was busted around 3 a.m. yesterday.  He reportedly faces numerous charges, including hit and run, evade and elude, possessing stolen property and more.  Police say he was also wanted on an existing warrant.  The stolen veh...

Today In Kansas Report – Jan. 2, 2020

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 2, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration is getting involved in the mysterious drone sightings in northeastern Colorado and parts of western Nebraska.  U.S. Senator Cory Gardner says the agency has launched a full investigation.  The drones have recently been spotted in multiple counties, even some even in Nebraska, flying in what appears to be formation. Authorities are identifying the two people...

‘Big Boy’ Makes Stop in Oakley

Jackson SchneiderNovember 22, 2019

  OAKLEY, Kan. — Union Pacific Railroad's famous steam engine "Big Boy" made a pit stop in Oakley today. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad has sent its historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 on a trip through the U.P's system of railways across the country. Friday, the locomotive made stops in Hays...

Red Flag Warning In Effect

Jackson SchneiderNovember 9, 2019

  CHEYENNE COUNTY, Kan. — Fires continue to burn in Cheyenne County, Kansas. A fire/red flag warning is in effect for The tri-state area today. Per the National Weather Service in Goodland, "...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON... ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST /5 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON FOR BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMI...

Blast of winter across Kansas…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: October 10,...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 10, 2019

Strong north wind has ushered in much colder air behind a cold front this morning. Temperatures in the 60s will fall through the 50s and into the 40s on north winds gusting over 35 mph. Temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s will combine with gusty winds to drop wind chills into the teens and 20s across much of the area Friday morning. Be sure to bundle up and take action to protect sensitive p...

New trade agreement with Japan is good news for Kansas producers…and other headlines from the ...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 9, 2019

A new trade agreement between the United States and Japan is a win for Kansas farmers and ranchers. According to Kansas Senator Jerry Moran, Japan is the second largest export market for agricultural products from Kansas and this agreement will result in even greater market access for beef, wheat, sorghum and pork, and put American producers on a level playing field with our foreign competitors. I...

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