Kansas News

FILE PHOTO:  Then KS sec'y of state Kris Kobach at a meeting in DC with VP Pence
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KMBZ News Staff
June 15, 2020 - 10:00 am
U.S. Senate candidate and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he had four guns stolen from his pickup truck that was parked at a Wichita hotel.
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An alligators eyes seen just above the water line
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AP News Staff
June 12, 2020 - 10:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas have closed a trail around a creek as they try to catch an alligator spotted there. The 5-foot (1.5-meter) alligator is believed to be one of two stolen from a pet store in the northeastern Kansas city of Manhattan last weekend, the Mercury reported. A...
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FBI Special Agent in Charge Timothy Langan speaks at a news conference in Kansas City, Kansas
Marc LaVoie
June 11, 2020 - 11:25 pm
The death of Alonzo Brooks in 2004 has never been solved. Now, the FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for info, and says the death may have been a racially motivated murder. The cold case is to be featured on Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix in July.
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Photo of grass burning in a prairie.
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AP News Staff
March 05, 2020 - 3:25 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has issued a disaster emergency declaration because of the risk of wildfires.
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airplane hanger doors
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AP News Staff
February 21, 2020 - 11:51 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 50 personnel at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas may have been exposed to dangerous levels of a compound linked to cancer that was found inside an aircraft hangar last year, according to internal memos. Contamination by hexavalent chrominium, the subject of the case...
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VANDALIA, OH - MARCH 12: Secret Service swarms around Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump after a bottle was thrown on stage at a Campaign Rally on March 12, 2016 in Vandailia, Ohio.
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AP News Staff
January 24, 2020 - 2:32 pm
A Kansas man faces federal prosecution for allegedly threatening to kill President Donald Trump.
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Exterior shot of Kansas State Capitol building
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AP News Staff
January 13, 2020 - 9:23 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Top Kansas Republicans want to head off any push for an abortion ban in the state even as they make overturning a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that protects abortion rights a top priority. The GOP-controlled Legislature expects to consider a proposed amendment to the Kansas...
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Photograph of judge's gavel and statuette of blindfolded lady justice
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AP News Staff
December 24, 2019 - 11:35 am
Kansas' new chief justice plans to push for changes aimed at helping veterans and the mentally ill, and she expects to press for a big budget increase. But the Kansas Supreme Court that Marla Luckert leads faces a Republican-controlled Legislature that's been sharply critical of the court. Luckert...
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Bill Kurtis addresses an audience in Chicago
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AP News Staff
December 23, 2019 - 6:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Broadcaster Bill Kurtis is getting an honorary degree from the University of Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas Board Board of Regents voted this week to give degrees to Kurtis and longtime KU faculty member Roger Shimomura. The university says Kurtis, 79...
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Happy reindeer at Fulton Valley Farms in Towanda, Kansas
Fulton Valley Farms
Marc LaVoie
December 04, 2019 - 8:57 am
If you've seen reindeer at a Christmas event around Kansas City, chances are they belong to the Corbin family, who live in Towanda, Kansas, about 20 miles northeast of Wichita. Richard Corbin started researching reindeer when they wanted to amp up the holiday display at their business, called...
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