Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest

A derecho is often classified as a type of extreme weather phenomenon, which refers to an inland-type of hurricane accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Derechos are capable of inflicting extensive damage to wide areas. According to the Storm Prediction Center, derechos…

Baxter Springs, KS Reeling From Damages

Baxter Springs, in southeast Kansas, is still reeling from the damage caused by a tornado on Sunday evening. One man was killed in nearby Quapaw, Okla. and 25 people were injured, nine which were serious enough to be hospitalized. The…

Jewish Center Shooting: Suspect A White Supremacist?

The suspect in the fatal shooting of three people at a Jewish community center is said to be a white supremacist. The man has been identified as 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo. The identity of the suspect was…

Quadruple Homicide: Kyle Flack To Stand Trial

Following a two day preliminary hearing, a man accused of killing four people has been ordered to stand trial in Kansas on charges that include capital murder, first-degree murder, and criminal possession of a firearm. Kyle Flack will stand trial…

Quadruple Homicide: Kyle Trevor Flack Is Accused Of Murder In Ottawa, Kansas

Franklin County Judge of Ottawa, Kansas, Thomas Sachse, has ordered Kyle Trevor Flack to stand trial for the murder of an 18-month-old girl and three adults. On May 2012, Flack, 28, was charged with attempted rape, weapons violation, first-degree murder,…

Arrowhead Homicide: Police Investigate Man’s Death

During Sunday’s game, played by the Kansas City Chiefs and the Denver Broncos, a man was killed during an altercation in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium. Police confirmed the man’s death and say they are treating his death as…

AP Men’s Basketball Top 25: New Poll Out, Where Does Your Team Stand?

It’s the start of a new week, and all the basketball fans know what that means, right? It is time for a new poll showing everyone the AP Men’s basketball teams, and how they are all ranked. There was not…

Stuck Cargo Jet Finally Takes Flight

“Whoa.” Traffic jams, road closures, car accidents, and shocked spectators. A large Boeing cargo jet was the center of a bizarre scene on Wednesday when it accidentally landed at a small airport on Kansas. According to the Chicago Tribune, the…

Duke vs. Kansas: Here’s What Twitter Is Saying In Real Time

Currently #4 Duke is playing #5 Kansas in the Champions Classic in Chicago. This is the follow-up game to the thriller that was Kentucky vs. Michigan St. where we saw Michigan St. come out on top. Follow what people are…

Boy Says He Was Suspended for Carrying a Purse

A 13-year-old Kansas student was suspended from his junior high school this week because he reportedly refused to ditch his Vera Bradley purse. Skyler Davis is an eighth grader at Anderson County Senior-Junior School and says he has been carrying…