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Russell, KS man arrested for first-degree murder

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 15, 2018

RUSSELL COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Russell Police Department, and the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, have made an arrest for first-degree murder. An arrest warrant was issued for Jody S. Fox, 27, of Russell connected to the murder of a 14-month-old child. The child died in April 2017. Fox was in a relationship with the child’s mother. On Thursday, Nov. 15, ...

Salina man confesses to shooting a police officer in Illinois…and other headlines from the Tod...

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 15, 2018

A Salina man has admitted to shooting a police officer in Illinois. 24-year-old Alex Karcher of Salina plead guilty to charges related to the shooting of Carbondale Police Officer Trey Harris on July 31, 2016. Karcher admitted that he, along with others, conspired to possess with the intent to deliver a large amount of marijuana. He admitted that on July 31, 2016, that he and other co-conspirators...

NWKTC placed on lockdown Tuesday…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: November ...

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 14, 2018

Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland  was placed on lockdown on Tuesday after employees received a call about a possible active shooter on campus. Goodland police, the Kansas Highway Patrol and the Sherman County Sheriff's Office all responded. The situation was assessed quickly and it was determined that the incident stemmed from rumors being circulated within the student body. This wa...

Headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: November 13, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 13, 2018

A man serving a life sentence in connection with the 2013 disappearance and murder of a Salina woman has died. According to Kansas Department of Corrections records, 30-year-old Joel Heil died on Sunday. Back in 2014 Heil plead guilty to charges that include first degree murder and attempted robbery charges. He was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for 25 years. The victim,...

Colby Community College announces Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 12, 2018

Colby Community College announced the individuals who will be welcomed to the CCC Alumni Hall of Fame. The class of 2018 includes former instructor Vernon Wranosky, long-time friends and supporters Lois and the late David Ferguson, softball All-American Heather Chatwood, and All-American baseball player Jason Chatwood. A reception will be held in their honor from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Ness County sheriff role falls on County Clerk after multiple resignations

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

The undersheriff, three deputies and a dispatcher all submitted their resignations in Ness County Tuesday. This follows the resignation of Bryan Whipple, the embattled county sheriff who faced federal firearms charges. Kansas law states that the duties of sheriff now fall on County Clerk Renee Kerr. KSA 19-804a reads: “When there shall be no sheriff or undersheriff in any county, it shall be ...

CCC Vet Tech program officially changes name

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

Colby Community College announced a name change to one of its most popular programs. Officially, the veterinary technology program will be called veterinary nursing. The change was approved by CCC Board of Trustees in September and the Kansas Board of Regents last week. “Changing the title to veterinary nurse better explains that these individuals work in collaboration with veterinarians to t...

Active shooter incident in Phillips County…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report:...

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

A domestic disturbance in Logan turned into an active shooter incident early Monday morning. Phillips County Sheriff's Office dispatchers received a call at approximately 3:50 a.m. of an active shooter incident at a home in Logan. Upon arrival, deputies determined the incident began as a domestic dispute and that the victim was able to exit the residence without injury. Shots were fired inside and...

Election Night Coverage information from Today in Kansas and Rocking M Media

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

Tune in to northwest Kansas Rocking M Media stations tonight for Election Coverage, beginning at 6PM (MT)/7PM (CT). Regular updates will be near the bottom of the hour, with updated results given throughout the evening as necessary. Here are some of the contested local, state and national races/issues that we will covering during tonight's Election Coverage from Today in Kansas: Governor - K...

2018 Mid-Term Election: by the numbers (voter statistics)

Sacha SanguinettiNovember 6, 2018

With Election Day upon us, here is a look at some of the vital voter statistics in the state of Kansas and in select counties from northwest Kansas. This data includes voter turnout numbers from the 2018 primary election, 2016 general election and 2014 general election.   General election voter statistics for the State of Kansas (source: Kansas Secretary of State website): Total numb...

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