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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Report: Driver says brakes failed before he killed Kansas teen

A driver told investigators that his brakes failed before his car careened onto a suburban Kansas City sidewalk where it struck and killed a young girl, and narrowly missed three other children.


Cedar Vale/Dexter earns silver at West Elk meet

HOWARD — The Cedar Vale/Dexter and Central of Burden track and field teams competed Tuesday at the nine-team West Elk Invitational. The Spartans placed seventh in both the boys and girls team standings. The Raiders were ninth and the Lady Raiders eighth.


Oklahoma authorities identify remains of missing Kansas man

Oklahoma authorities confirm the remains of a man from Arkansas City, Kan. who has been missing for nearly a year were found in northern Oklahoma. The Kay County Sheriff's Office told KSN news that remains found in Kaw City Oklahoma were identified by the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office. Dental r


Kansas zoo identifies staffer attacked by Sumatran tiger

A Kansas zookeeper who was attacked and badly injured by a Sumatran tiger when she inexplicably entered the animal's enclosure was identified on Tuesday as a 40-year-old wildlife veteran and "one of the most experienced keepers" at the Topeka Zoo, officials said.


Kansas man facing charges after police say he punched toddler in the face

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) – A Johnson County man is facing multiple charges after police say he punched a 1-year-old in the face last month. Court records show 32-year-old Christopher Michael Moise of Olathe was charged with aggravated child endangerment, domestic battery and possessing drug paraphernalia f


Kansas cracks down on nursing home operators with shaky finances

The state of Kansas had to take over 22 financially struggling nursing homes last year — the most anyone connected to the industry could remember. Officials with the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services said they had no choice. Nursing home managers — most of them from out of state —


South Barber receives Kansas Challenge Award for elementary and 7-12 sites

The South Barber School District USD255 in Kiowa, Kansas learned they are the only school district in Kansas to receive the Kansas Challenge Award for both school sites (elementary and 7-12). This is for performing in the top three percent among Kansas schools on state assessments.


Gas prices on the rise in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Gas prices are on the rise as Kansas drivers head in to the summer months. The price of gas has risen 20 cents in the last month to an average of $2.64 per gallon. That's 15 cents higher than this time last year.


Former U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda considers campaign for Kansas seat in U.S. Senate

Former Congresswoman Nancy Boyda said a national political environment steeped in partisan rancor offered opportunity to a candidate for U.S. Senate eager to open bipartisan conversations on challenging public policy issues.


Dog burned; cause of Kansas house fire under investigation

SHAWNEE COUNTY — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire Monday at a home in Shawnee County. Just after 3a.m., fire crews responded to a reported structure fire located at 325 SE Pinecrest Drive in Topeka, according to Fire Chief Michael Martin. Upon arrival, firecrews found a one story wo


Southeast Kansas students learn about the government for a day

PITTSBURG, Ks. - Students had to chance to meet with local agencies for Student Government Day. An opportunity for students to learn a little about their government and what they do to make a difference with the community.


The Latest: Top Kansas court asked to say who names judge

The Latest on a dispute over the appointment of a new judge to the Kansas Court of Appeals (all times local):. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the state Supreme Court to decide whether Gov. Laura Kelly can nominate a new judge to the state Court of Appeals.


Labette Community College is offering Physical Therapy as well as 5 other Medical Fields (041119)

Labette strives for exceptionality. They give more than an excellent education, they give an environment of support, and a wealth of resources. Students will have access to a diverse range of teaching methods, technology, and continuous work at improvement from LCC. There are 52 different degrees/ce


Charles Baker celebrates 40-year milestone at KDOT

Charles Baker has worked on the state highways in all kinds of adverse weather events, including tornadoes and snowstorms. He and his crew at the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Erie subarea shop have also dealt with heavy rains and major flooding – including a flood that destroyed the of


Trevor Vann picks up first win

HUMBOLDT — The excitement for the Love’s Travel Stops Midwest Modifieds grew even stronger on Friday after Fort Scott’s Trevor Vann picked up his very first Midwest Modified victory at the Humboldt Speedway. Vann, starting outside the second row, took advantage of a mid-race restart and led the clos


Law Enforcement cracking down on impaired driving over 420 weekend

WILSON COUNTY, Kan. - Wilson County deputies patrol for speeders on Highway 400 every day. But Friday night -- they will be on the lookout for something different. Drivers who are under the influence of drugs and alcohol for 420 weekend.


Weather history for April 19 includes tornadoes in the 4-State area

WILSON COUNTY, Kan. - The Wilson County Emergency Management agency releases the weather history for April 19th. "In 1916, 8 tornadoes struck Southeast Kansas and Southwest Missouri. The strongest was a violent F4 that killed 6 and injured 19 along a track 65 miles long and around one half mile wide


KHP: 1 injured in SE KS crash involving school bus, patrol car

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) The Kansas Highway Patrol says a school bus Wednesday afternoon was involved in an injury crash with a Coffeyville Police patrol vehicle, a 2010 Chevy Tahoe.


SE Kansas fire fighting conference

COFFEYVILLE - Fire fighters from several agencies across the area come together to learn how to stay safe while doing their job. This week, the Coffeyville Resources Fire Department is hosting the 8th Annual Southeast Kansas Flammable Liquids and Foam Fire Fighting Conference. The conference is prov