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Police: Reward offered for information in Kansas ATM theft

MITCHELL COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a report of theft and asking the public to help identify a suspect. On Friday, a man wearing a Hollister hoodie and a gas monkey hat used several generated cards to extract money from ATM’s in Beloit, according to a social media report


Blizzard conditions close Kansas highways

Blizzard conditions several closed major highways in western Kansas on Saturday afternoon. Most major highways west of Salina were snow-covered by noon, and the Wichita metropolitan area was under a winter weather advisory. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected in the Wichita area on Satu


Beloit police looking for man who took money from ATM using generated cards

BELOIT, Kan. (KSNW) - Authorities in Beloit are looking for a man who they say used several generated cards to get money from a local ATM. The Beloit Poice Department said the man was wearing a Hollister hoodie and a Gas Monkey hat when he was captured on surveillance footage Friday.


Judge dismisses charges over boy's death on Kansas water slide

A judge has dismissed criminal charges against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a boy was decapitated in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports that Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns found Friday that state prosecutors showed grand jurors inadmissible evidence in


On Ronelle's Radar: Heavy Snow And Rain Sweep Through Kansas Saturday

Our latest winter storm is underway. Heavy snow and rain in Western Kansas will track east through Saturday. Snow is heavy and wet in Western Kansas right now and this will continue all the way into the afternoon.


Smith Center, Hoisington finish atop regional in Beloit

BELOIT, Kan. - Smith Center secured the regional title early on during the championship rounds of the Class 3-2-1A tournament in Beloit on Saturday. More drama followed the second and third-place spots. Heading into the final four matches of the day, the host Trojans were poised to earn the runner-u


Kansas lawmaker apologizes after daughter decries bill

A conservative Kansas legislator has apologized and said he has asked that he be removed as a sponsor of a bill calling same-sex marriages a "parody." State Rep. Ron Highland, (R-Wamego), took the actions Thursday after his daughter posted a letter to him on Facebook that ended with, "Shame on you."


Cardinals qualify for state wrestling

BELOIT – Hoisington’s No. 1 ranked Pedigo (33-1, 195), No. 5 Joshua Ball (34-5, 170) and Quentin Boxberger (24-11, 106) won quarterfinal matches to reach the 3A state wrestling tournament next week at Hays.


Kansas judges, legislators dig into details of suspended-license amnesty program

Sedgwick County Judge Phil Journey said state lawmakers can dramatically improve lives of low-income Kansans by adopting a statewide amnesty program for people with suspended drivers' licenses.


Former Kansas attorney general reacts after Schlitterbahn charges are dropped

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Prosecutors in the Schlitterbahn case have a big decision to make tonight: will they re-file charges against three park officials where a 10-year-old died on a waterslide?


Returning champion Pedigo headlines Cardinals

HOISINGTON — Returning state champion Wyatt Pedigo will headline the Hoisington Cardinals in the 3A Beloit wrestling regional Friday and Saturday. No. 1 ranked Pedigo (32-1, 195) moves up a weight after beating Minneapolis’ Tyson Villalpando 3-2 in last year’s 182-pound 3A state championship match.


Metro man warns of costly Kansas matchmaking company with dozens of unhappy customers

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- A metro company promising to help you find love is under fire. Dozens of people who signed up for matchmaking services through Kansas Singles say they're not getting what they paid for.


Kansas cops go bald for a good cause during 'Shave-a-Cop' event

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Kansas police officers are now sporting new hairdos, and it's all for a good cause. The "Shave-a-Cop" event was held on Friday at LaVela, an event venue in Wichita.


First woman Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas stops by Emporia church

When she was studying at the University of Kansas, The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom heard a calling to the ministry — a surprise, since her family wasn’t especially “churched.”


Kansas Humane Society and WAAL team up to host cat event

The Wichita Animal Action League and Kansas Humane Society are teaming up to host a free cat spay and neuter event. The first sixty felines will be offered free spay and neuter surgery, as well as a free microchip and rabies shot.


BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 3:50 pm, KS

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Latest on winter weather moving through Kansas on Saturday. SENT: 400 words. TOPEKA, Kan. — Nearly 600 Kansas inmates have tested positive for hepatitis C, but corrections officials are focusing on treating only the most advanced cases because they don’t have the money to tre


Kansas Children's Discovery Center uses robots as learning tool for kids

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) The Kansas Children's Discovery Center brought out their "Rockin' Robots" on Saturday to teach young kids about programming and coding. The focus of the activity was to get the children familiar with those specific aspects of technology.


We’re now in a winter storm warning

A winter storm warning is now in effect for Saline County, Russell County, Lincoln County, Barton County, Ellsworth County, Rice County, McPherson County, Reno County, and Kingman County until 6 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service office in Wichita (NWSW).


Cloud County receives funds from HRRR

Cloud County will receive $339,000 from the Kansas Department of Transportation's High Risk Rural Roads (HRRR) program. The funds will be used to upgrade signing of gravel major collectors in the Cloud County.


Salina’s Garrett completes certificate requirements at CCCC

CONCORDIA, Kan. — Jonathan Garrett of Salina has completed the requirements for the Solar Energy Technology 33 Hour Certificate from Cloud County Community College. Cloud County Community College (CCCC) is one of 26 public two-year community and technical colleges in Kansas and is coordinated by the