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Wichita Man Attacked While Walking Dog in Park

Wichita Man Attacked While Walking Dog in Park

In Wichita, Kansas, a 44-year-old man who was out walking his dog was attacked. The incident occurred in south Wichita at Chapin Park, according to a report by NBC affiliate KSMW-TV. According to the police, the man walking his dog was approached by another man, 30, who attacked the man with sticks. He beat the […]

Owner Killed, Three Injured in Kansas Gun Shop Robbery

Owner Killed, Three Injured in Kansas Gun Shop Robbery

An attempted robbery of a Shawnee, Kansas, gun shop on Friday afternoon resulted in the death of the store’s co-owner. Three of the four suspects were wounded in the foiled heist at She’s A Pistol at the intersection of Nieman Road and 57th Street. She’s A Pistol, which is located approximately 15 miles from Kansas City, […]

Kansas Man Gets Life 20 Years After Poisoning Wife With Nicotine

Kansas Man Gets Life 20 Years After Poisoning Wife With Nicotine

Twenty years after a Kansas woman died from nicotine poisoning, her husband has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for her murder. The sentence, handed down on Friday, came after a jury found that he had fatally poisoned his wife in order to collect a $500,000 life insurance payout. The Orange County District […]

Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Kansas Ruled Unconstitutional

Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Kansas Ruled Unconstitutional

Judge Daniel Crabtree handed down a ruling today in Kansas that the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, making it the latest in a domino-like fall of similar statutes across the country. Weddings will not be immediately able to commence, as the judge has placed a hold on his ruling to allow for a possible […]

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Plane Crash Reports Casualties

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Plane Crash Reports Casualties

A plane crash that occurred at the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas has been confirmed to have claimed casualties based on new reports from on scene. Thursday morning a small plane, that was headed towards Arizona had just taken off when it experienced engine problems. The pilot made an attempt to land the plane but […]

Plane Crash at Kansas Airport

Plane Crash at Kansas Airport

Reports are coming out that a plane crashed into a building at an airport in Kansas. The crash occurred in Wichita at the Mid-Continent Airport  around 10 Thursday morning. Images and videos from the airport show a large plume of thick, black smoke rising from the two-story building. The plane was a twin-engine beechcraft which lost an engine […]

Wichita Elementary School on Lockdown During Police Manhunt

Wichita Elementary School on Lockdown During Police Manhunt

In southwest Wichita, Kansas, Stanley Elementary School has been placed on lockdown as police in the area undertake a manhunt for a shooting suspect who fled officers shortly after 2 pm local time. Police were pursuing a vehicle which had a suspect in it from an unspecified shooting when two people jumped out of the […]

Police in Wichita Involved in Fatal Shooting [Video]

Police in Wichita Involved in Fatal Shooting [Video]

Police in the city of Wichita, Kansas are reporting that a man was shot and fatally wounded this morning by local law enforcement officers after he was shooting randomly into the air and at an apartment building in a west Wichita subdivision. When confronted, the man began to fire on the officers. As back-up arrived, Wichita police officers […]

Kansas Foster Father Was Smoking Pot While Baby Died in Hot Car

Kansas Foster Father Was Smoking Pot While Baby Died in Hot Car

Prosecutors announced on Friday that while a baby girl succumbed to the heat of an enclosed car on July 24, her foster father was inside smoking marijuana. The 10-month-old, of Wichita, Kansas, died. The new details came to light during a bond hearing for the accused, Seth M. Jackson. The 29-year-old faces charges of first-degree murder […]

Kansas Man Accused of Leaving Foster Child in Hot Car Charged With Her Murder

Kansas Man Accused of Leaving Foster Child in Hot Car Charged With Her Murder

A Kansas man who has been accused of leaving his foster child, age 10 months inside a steaming hot car where she died was charged on Wednesday with her alleged murder. Seth Jackson, age 29, of Wichita, appeared in court for the first time on a charge of first-degree murder. There was also an alternate […]

Blooming of Rare Corpse Flower Just a Few Days Away [Webcam Link]

Blooming of Rare Corpse Flower Just a Few Days Away [Webcam Link]

There are just a couple days left until Kansas’ very first blooming of the rare, foul-smelling corpse flower. It is so unique that one college in the state has set up a 24 hour webcam for anyone who wants to view the big event. Max Thompson, who works as a biology professor at Southwestern College […]

Brown Versus Board of Education: 60 Years Later

Brown Versus Board of Education: 60 Years Later

Brown v.  Board of Education has reached an important milestone as it marks the 6oth Anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision that ended the ‘separate but equal’ doctrine and desegregated public education in America. On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the ‘separate but equal’ doctrine should be removed from public education. […]

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