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Search continues for rape suspect after he was spotted in NW Kansas Sunday…and other headlines...

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 4, 2019

Students at Fort Hays State University were on alert after receiving notification of an alleged early morning rape near campus. A search today continues for the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Tre Miekale Carrasco, who is believed to have fled Hays. His image was caught by a security camera  several hours after the crime at a gas station in Colby. Carrasco had been released from prison on Frid...

Elderly woman killed in Sheridan County crash…mountain lion found dead in Rooks County…a...

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 1, 2019

An 84-year-old woman from Scott City was killed in crash in NW Kansas. According to the KHP, a semi hauling an oversized load was headed south on K-23 Highway. It had moved over so it could clear a bridge. An oncoming car struck the load of the semi head on. The crash happened in Sheridany county, 4 miles south of Hoxie. Kansas Game Wardens say a female mountain lion was found dead in Rooks Cou...

Man faces federal charges after Thomas Co drug bust…and other headlines from the Today in Kans...

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 31, 2019

A California man is facing federal charges that include possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute heroin. He was arrested during a traffic stop on January 5th in Thomas County.  If convicted, he faces up to 55 years in prison and a fine of over $15 million. A man sought by U.S. Marshals was taken into custody after police found him hiding nak...

Decatur County sheriff asking for public’s help in solving several burglaries…and other ...

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 30, 2019

A northwest Kansas sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in solving several area burglaries. It hopes to catch a break in the cases with video of a burglary early Tuesday morning in Norcatur. "The names 'Mike' and 'Sam' may have been heard in the video. The video is still being dissected and analyzed at this time," the Decatur County sheriff's office says. Anyone with information that c...

Senator Moran to make Listening Tour stop in Colby Thursday (January 31, 2019)

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 28, 2019

The following information was released by the office of U.S. Senator Jerry Moran: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced that he will visit Colby as part of his Kansas Listening Tour on Thursday, January 31. Area residents are encouraged to attend and share feedback with Sen. Moran on the critical issues facing Kansas and the nation. The issues Sen. Moran focuses on and the work he d...

Prison sentences handed down to would-be bombing convicts in Garden City…and other headlines f...

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 28, 2019

Three men who were convicted of planning to bomb a community of Somali immigrants in Garden City are headed to prison.  Gavin Wright received 26 years, Patrick Stein got 30 years and Curtis Allen received 25 years during a sentencing hearing in federal court on Friday.  Prosecutors say the three suspects had planned to detonate explosives at a mosque and apartment complex in Garden City in Novem...

Rep. Adam Smith Legislative Update: January 25, 2019

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 25, 2019

Rep. Adam Smith (120th District) shares an update from Topeka every Friday morning during the general session of the Kansas Legislature. These updates air on KLOE-AM (730), KXXX-AM (790) and KRDQ-FM (100.3). Listen to this week's report below. ...

Proposal could eliminate Daylight Savings Time in Kansas…and other headlines from the Today In...

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 24, 2019

Kansas could soon stop observing Daylight Saving Time. A proposal in the Kansas Legislature would exempt the state from Daylight Saving Time starting on November 3rd of this year. The state would remain on standard time if the measure is approved.   Some Kansas lawmakers have suggested that Missouri legislators approve a similar measure in an effort to avoid confusion in the Kansas City area, wh...

Winter weather impacts Kansas again…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Janua...

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 22, 2019

Parts of Kansas are dealing with another round of winter weather.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for north-central Kansas and a Blizzard Warning for northwestern Kansas until this evening.  Much of the northern part of the state could see ice, freezing drizzle and light snow, but snowfall amounts in the Goodland area could range from one to five inches.  Offi...

Arrest made in Smith County officer involved shooting

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 18, 2019

SMITH COUNTY – The 15-year-old who was injured in the Dec. 15 officer involved shooting incident in Smith Center has been arrested. Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) agents served an arrest warrant for the teen at around 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Saint Francis Community Services, 5097 W. Cloud St. in Salina, Kan., where he had been held since his release from a Kearney, Neb. hospital. ...

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