More than dozen hurt in blast at Beechcraft plant in Kansas

U.S. 12/27/19, 13:27

More than a dozen people were injured Friday when a nitrogen line ruptured at the Beechcraft aircraft manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kansas, causing part of the building to collapse, authorities said. Daniel Wegner, deputy fire chief for Sedgwick County, said the ...

Update: Kansas boy’s parents charged with murder

U.S. 04/16/19, 17:00

The Latest on a Wichita couple whose 3-year-old son was found dead at their mobile home (all times local):5 p.m.Prosecutors have filed murder charges against a Wichita couple whose 3-year-old had been dead for days when his body was found ...

Police: Welfare agency had reports on couple whose son died

U.S. 04/16/19, 13:43

Child welfare authorities had received abuse reports about a Wichita couple whose 3-year-old son was found dead in a crib at their mobile home where a baby also was found in critical condition, according to police.Capt. Brent Allred provided no ...

Ohio gamer pleads guilty in deadly Kansas hoax case

U.S. 04/03/19, 17:04

An Ohio gamer upset over a $1.50 bet in an online game pleaded guilty Wednesday to asking a prankster to make a bogus emergency call, then trying to hide his involvement when he realized the antic had gotten a Kansas ...

Kansas doctor sentenced to life in prison for patient death

U.S. 03/08/19, 18:36

A Kansas doctor was sentenced to life in prison Friday for unlawfully prescribing medication blamed for an overdose death, the latest prosecution in a government crackdown on physicians amid an opioid epidemic. Steven R. Henson was immediately taken into custody following ...

3 militia members face sentencing in Kansas bomb plot

U.S. 01/25/19, 00:20

Three militia men could face life in prison for a foiled plot to blow up a mosque and apartments housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.A federal judge will sentence Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen on Friday. The men were ...

Kansas Medicaid expansion in doubt despite governor support

Health 11/22/18, 12:19

Democratic and moderate Republicans lawmakers worked together last year to try to make Kansas the latest state to expand Medicaid, only to see their bipartisan effort rewarded with a veto from former conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback.The election this month ...

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