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 2019-05-26 23:32 

KOAM/FOX14

Volunteers needed in Carl Junction cleanup efforts...

Cleanup efforts are underway in Carl Junction where an EF3 tornado touched down earlier in the week, leaving a trail of destruction in its path....

 2019-05-26 22:32 

The Wichita Eagle

Augusta pitcher throws 28 postseason innings and strikes out 53 to win state title...

Augusta won its fifth title in school history with a 5-2 win over rival Andale/Garden Plain in the 2019 Kansas high school Class 4A state chamionship game in Salina....

 2019-05-26 22:28 

The Wichita Eagle

St. James, St. Thomas Aquinas play to thriller in state 5A championship soccer match...

St. James Academy beat St. Thomas Aquinas 1-0 in the 2019 Kansas high school Class 5A girls soccer state championship game in Emporia as Caylee Thornhill scored with a minute to go....

 2019-05-26 22:24 

Kansas City Star

Blue Valley West wins third straight Class 6A state soccer championship...

Blue Valley West won its third straight Class 6A state girls soccer championship in its fourth consecutive state finals appearance Sunday at Wichita South High School, beating Washburn Rural 1-0....

 2019-05-26 22:06 

Kansas City Star

Floodwater to be released from Kansas' Perry Lake as reservoir hits 97 percent full...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Kansas City will release floodwater from Perry Lake in Kansas Sunday as rain runoff from the weekend is likely to soon fill the reservoir's remaining capacity. Reservoir elevations at Tuttle Creek hit 88 percent cap...

 2019-05-26 22:02 

Kansas City Star

Whit Merrifield's 10th-inning single saves the day in series finale with the Yankees...

The Kansas City Royals finished their series against the Yankees in winning fashion on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium....

 2019-05-26 21:23 

Kansas City Star

Shooting that injured 3 at Midtown KC gaming center came during under-21 event: owner...

Three people were shot and one person was trampled Saturday night at Local Legends Gaming, an esports center on Main Street in Midtown Kansas City. The space was booked for an end-of-the-year party aimed at college students, the owner said Sunday....

 2019-05-26 21:22 

Kansas City Star

KU basketball adds walk-on guard Michael Jankovich, son of SMU hoops coach...

Michael Jankovich, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard and son of former KU assistant Tim Jankovich, has accepted an invited walk-on spot on KU's basketball team....

 2019-05-26 21:07 

The Wichita Eagle

Think this May is wet? It hasn't broken the rainfall record - yet. But it's close....

As of Sunday morning, 11.96 inches of rain had fallen in Wichita for the month....

 2019-05-26 20:58 

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita State fires baseball coach Todd Butler...

Wichita State athletic director Darron Boatright announced Sunday that baseball coach Todd Butler has been fired with one year left on his contract. Butler led the Shockers to a 169-180-1 record in six seasons with no postseason appearances....

 2019-05-26 20:40 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Army Corps of Engineers set to release water at Lake Perry...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin releasing water from Lake Perry on Sunday, due to the lake reaching flood pool capacity....

 2019-05-26 20:21 

The Wichita Eagle

Authorities say it's safe for Fall River area residents to go home...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an unprecedented 36,000 cubic feet of water per second out of Fall River Reservoir over the weekend, causing uncertainty about the safety of residents downstream....

 2019-05-26 20:06 

McPherson Sentinel

Flame of Hope to travel through Ottawa...

OTTAWA — The Special Olympics Kansas Flame of Hope makes its way to Ottawa next week.On Wednesday morning, law enforcement officers and Special Olympics Kansas athletes will join forces to carry the flame through Ottawa.The torch run starts at 8:30 ...

 2019-05-26 20:05 

Kansas City Star

Shooting in KCK leaves one with serious injuries...

A shooting has left a person with serious injuries Sunday in Kansas City, Kansas, according to police. Officers were working at the scene of the shooting about 2:12 p.m. Police Chief Terry Zeigler said in a Twitter post....

 2019-05-26 19:55 

McPherson Sentinel

Kansas in Brief...

Preliminary hearing set in escape caseLEAVENWORTH — A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Lansing Correctional Facility inmate who is accused of stealing a truck while escaping from the state prison.The hearing for Cal Henry Green is schedu...

 2019-05-26 19:52 

KOAM/FOX14

London Sevens: Fiji produce masterclass to power to victory...

Fiji won back-to-back London Sevens titles for the first time after demolishing Australia 43-7 at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday....

 2019-05-26 19:46 

Kansas City Star

Police make arrest after man found shot and killed Saturday night in KCK...

Police have arrested a person after a man was found shot and killed Saturday night in Kansas City, Kansas. Police investigated a homicide after finding the man's body while responding to reports of a shooting shortly after 10:40 p.m. in the 1600 block...

 2019-05-26 19:32 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Kansas has paid 2 of 5 claims for wrongful incarceration...

One year after Kansas lawmakers agreed to compensate people who were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated, the state has paid two claims, is negotiating one and is fighting two others....

 2019-05-26 19:20 

McPherson Sentinel

Camp offers counseling, resources for grieving children...

AUGUSTA — Enduring the death of a parent, sibling or friend is not easy, and Kindred Hospice wants to make sure children are given a way to express their feelings about such a loss at a free camp."It's something we don't do enough of and...

 2019-05-26 19:05 

Kansas City Star

Royals manager Ned Yost tight-lipped on any potential rotation changes...

Royals starting rotation questions will not get answered right away as they wrap up their series with the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday....

 2019-05-26 19:01 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29...

A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sund...

 2019-05-26 18:57 

KOAM/FOX14

French Open 2019: Roger Federer makes winning return...

If you were a 37-year-old at the French Open Sunday, it was a day to remember....

 2019-05-26 18:49 

Kansas City Star

Mr. Chenowith goes to Washington ... to speak about insurance for college athletes...

Former KU basketball center Eric Chenowith spoke in front of the Knight Commission on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The topic was insurance for college student-athletes....

 2019-05-26 18:29 

Kansas City Star

Carjacker fired at victim during Sunday morning attack in KCK, then ran away: police...

Police were looking for a man who allegedly fired a gun at a victim during an attempted carjacking Sunday morning in Kansas City, Kansas. The man tried to take the victim's minivan shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday at 22nd Street and Metropolitan Avenue....

 2019-05-26 18:16 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Teen driver crashes into median on I-70...

On Sunday afternoon Kansas Highway Patrol said a teen driver got into a car accident on I-70....

 2019-05-26 18:03 

KOAM/FOX14

Four Indy 500 drivers looking for historic wins...

Every Indy 500 driver wants to kiss the bricks, chug milk and hoist a trophy. But at the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, four drivers will be racing to cement their names in history....

 2019-05-26 18:01 

Kansas City Star

3 people shot, one trampled, at esports center in Midtown Kansas City...

Three people were shot, and one trampled by a crowd, Saturday at an esports event space in Midtown Kansas City. Police officers were on patrol about 11:48 p.m. when they heard gunshots and found people spilling out from Local Legends Gaming at 3933 Main S...

 2019-05-26 17:45 

Kansas City Star

How wet has this month been in Kansas City? One for the records...

Kansas City is on the verge of breaking the record for the wettest May in its 131-year history of collecting weather data. With 11.02 inches of precipitation so far, this month has become the second wettest May. The wettest May was in 1995 with 12.75 inch...

 2019-05-26 17:38 

Kansas City Star

ATF asked to help investigate after device explodes in car in Kansas City, Kansas...

The Kansas City, Kansas, police and fire departments have asked the ATF for help in investigating at car explosion. Kansas City, Kansas, Police Chief Terry Zeigler said on Twitter that the department's bomb unit was requested to assist the fire depart...

 2019-05-26 17:11 

The Wichita Eagle

Girls state track and field notes: Read about all of the Wichita-area state champions...

State track notes from the 2019 Kansas high school state track and field meet for the girls. Sedgwick junior Grace Thompson has become one of the most unique athletes in the state, as a thrower and sprinter....

 2019-05-26 17:07 

KOAM/FOX14

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85...

Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said....

 2019-05-26 17:03 

KOAM/FOX14

Lewis Hamilton dedicates Monaco Grand Prix victory to hero Niki Lauda...

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish at the Monaco Grand Prix to win his fourth race of the season after an emotional week for the world of Formula 1....

 2019-05-26 16:08 

KOAM/FOX14

Strong earthquake in northern Peru felt across the region...

One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....

 2019-05-26 15:55 

The Wichita Eagle

Oklahoma tornado kills 2 people, injures at least 29...

Authorities say a tornado that leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park west of Oklahoma City overnight killed two people and injured at least 29 others....

 2019-05-26 15:48 

Kansas City Star

Overnight storms could produce heavy rains in KC area; severe storms likely Tuesday...

A complex of thunderstorms are expect to move into the Kansas City area Sunday night bringing the chance for heavy rains and flash flooding. After morning storms, Monday should be dry before widespread severe weather, including chance of tornadoes, return...

 2019-05-26 15:17 

KOAM/FOX14

Auburn football announcer from famed 'Kick Six' play dies in car crash...

The decorated Auburn University football announcer who narrated the team's stunning last-second win over Alabama known as the...

 2019-05-26 14:49 

Kansas City Star

Man found shot and killed Saturday night in KCK...

Police were investigating the city's latest homicide after a man was found shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas. Officers found the man's body when they responded shortly after 10:40 p.m. Saturday to the 1600 block of Holt Lane on reports of a sho...

 2019-05-26 14:26 

Kansas City Star

Letters: Readers discuss a United Methodist pastor's offer and mini-golf at the Nelson...

"Perhaps we could have a bowling alley in the main hall next, or a game parlor with slot machines and pachinko in the Bloch Building?" - Larson Powell, Kansas City...

 2019-05-26 14:06 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Youth Volunteer Corps connects kids with summer volunteering opportunities...

They can choose to work at Shawnee County Parks and Rec, Topeka LULAC Senior Center, Let's Help, Helping Hands Humane Society and Legend Senior Living....

 2019-05-26 13:45 

Kansas City Star

Officer-involved shooting leaves suspect in a carjacking, disturbance dead in KC...

A suspect in an armed domestic disturbance and carjacking was killed in an officer-involved shooting early Sunday when he returned to the scene and struggled with an officer who tried to arrest him, police said. The incident was reported shortly after 12:...

 2019-05-26 13:29 

KOAM/FOX14

What to watch and obsess over now that 'Game of Thrones' is done...

It is truly a dark time....

 2019-05-26 13:28 

KOAM/FOX14

Seattle baby hospitalized with measles...

A 6-month-old Seattle baby has been diagnosed with measles....

 2019-05-26 13:00 

The Wichita Eagle

Eisenhower Museum to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day...

With WWII vets in their 90s, opportunities to hear their stories of D-Day first hand are dwindling. About 55 veterans who participated in D-Day are schedule to attend at least part of the week-long activities at the Eisenhower Museum in Abilene, beginning...

 2019-05-26 13:00 

The Wichita Eagle

The 2019 Eagle Medallion Hunt starts this week, and there's a big change for the clues...

The 2019 Eagle Medallion Hunt, which has been a Riverfest tradition for many years, starts May 30 and ends June 6. Here are the rules, prize money and more information for this year's hunt....

 2019-05-26 11:03 

KSNT

[ Topeka ]

Warm and humid through the holiday with storm chances...

Flooding concerns remain with more rounds of rain ahead......

 2019-05-26 10:39 

KOAM/FOX14

Central US reels from week of deadly weather...

Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk....

 2019-05-26 10:01 

The Wichita Eagle

Mental illness is having a devastating impact on our community...

Due to policy decisions and decades of budget cuts for mental health resources at the state and federal level, mental health issues are now dealt with by local government entities....

 2019-05-26 10:00 

Kansas City Star

Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu has love for (and complicated relationship with) New Orleans...

Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu's path from New Orleans to Kansas City...

 2019-05-26 10:00 

Kansas City Star

Mega guide to summer festivals around Kansas City...

As always, this summer in the Kansas City area will be filled from stem to stern with festivals: community, county, ethnic and other traditional events. Here's our mega guide for 2019....

 2019-05-26 09:44 

KOAM/FOX14

Trump accuses Jussie Smollett of hate crime against his supporters...

President Donald Trump took time from his Japan state visit Sunday to slam actor Jussie Smollett for not apologizing to his supporters after his alleged staged attack....

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