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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. […]

Accused Kansas Shooter Was Protected Federal Witness

Accused Kansas Shooter Was Protected Federal Witness

The accused Kansas shooter who has been arrested in the shootings of three individuals outside two Jewish facilities in Kansas last week basically came into existence at the age of 49 when he became a protected federal witness. Frazier Glenn Cross was given that name by the federal government when he got out of prison […]

Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist

Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist

Three people were  killed during a shooting in Kansas on Sunday at two different Jewish community centers after a white supremacist opened fire. The gunman was over 70 years old and was believed to have been a white supremacist for a long time. The suspect appeared to shout “Heil Hitler” as local TV crews filmed […]

Westboro Baptist Church Plan on Picketing Funerals of Victims of Sunday Shooting

Westboro Baptist Church Plan on Picketing Funerals of Victims of Sunday Shooting

The Westboro Baptist Church is at it again. The extremist congregation which is centered out of Topeka, Kansas, declared to the public on Wednesday that it planned to picket the funerals of two victims of the shooting on Sunday at a Jewish Community Center. The church is considered to be homophobic and a hate group, […]

Passover and Kansas Shooting Convey Need for Religious Tolerance

Passover and Kansas Shooting Convey Need for Religious Tolerance

For non-religious Jews, Passover is a holiday that reminds them of their Jewish tradition; deplorable hate crimes like the anti-Semitic shootings in Kansas yesterday also remind Jews that traditions of hatred still exist. If anything, Passover (and Easter) should convey the need for religious tolerance and the unacceptability of violence in the name of religion […]

President Obama Weighs in on Kansas Shooting

President Obama Weighs in on Kansas Shooting

President Obama during a White House prayer breakfast weighed in on the Kansas shooting. The president spoke about the senseless shootings that occur in our society today. Obama is asking for the prayers of all Americans for the families of the deceased and those affected by the incident. A 73-year-old man was arrested after he […]

Chimpanzees Jailbreak Kansas City Zoo

Chimpanzees Jailbreak Kansas City Zoo

Seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo performed a jailbreak that would make Escape from Alcatraz star, Clint Eastwood, proud. The gang of chimps plotted together to come up with a fool-proof plan to get out of their enclosure by utilizing a tree branch that measured six feet in length. Once the staff was made aware […]

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