Breaking News from Winfield KS

Find the latest Winfield KS News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

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


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


Woman critically hurt in Cowley County mower accident

A woman is hurt after becoming trapped under a tractor in Cowley County. The Cowley County Sheriff's Office says emergency crews were called to the 4000 block of 307th Road shortly before 1:30 p.m. Sunday.


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.


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


Vulture causes crash that kills Kansas husband, wife

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a vulture caused a crash that killed a married couple as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the bird came out of a ditch Saturday afternoon and struck 42-year-old Brandon Husband, of Fowler, in the head on a rural roa


Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2019 announced by Safewise

Safewise has announced its safest cities in Kansas for 2019. “We’ve listed a total of about 64 cities,” said Rebecca Edwards with Safewise. “The Top 20 included Hesston at number one, Rose Hill debuting on the list at number two and Fairway rounding out the top three.”


`Human error' may have led to tiger attack on Kansas zookeeper

The Topeka Zoo blamed "human error" for the near-fatal mauling of a zookeeper by a tiger over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. The zoo identified the victim of Saturday's attack as long-time employee Kristyn Hayden-Ortega, who has been with them since 2001, director Brendan Wiley said.


Kansas felon caught on dog kennel after chase

SALINE COUNTY—Law enforcement are investigating a suspect on multiple charges after a weekend chase across several counties. Just after 7:40 p.m. Saturday, Ottawa County Sheriff’s personnel and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers were engaged the pursuit of a dark colored BMW. The chase entered Sal


Kansas Attorney Gen. Asks Supreme Court to Decide Who Can Name New Judge

KANSAS - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked the Kansas Supreme Court to decide who, if anyone, now has legal authority to appoint a new judge to the current vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals after withdrawal of the governor's first nominee.


Kansas' new governor vetoes abortion 'reversal' rule, setting up showdown with GOP

Kansas' new governor vetoed a bill Monday that would require doctors and abortion clinics to tell their patients about a disputed treatment meant to stop a medication abortion.


Kansas police chief accused of stalking, violating PFA in Reno County

A Kansas police chief was booked into jail Friday night for stalking and violation of a protective order. Bushton Police Chief Brian Treaster was taken to Reno County jail because of those suspicions. Bushton is in far northwestern Rice County, about 30 minutes from Great Bend.


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 —


Friends University and Cowley College reach agreement for students to transfer into Bachelor’s in Business Administration

Friends University and Cowley College in Arkansas City, Kan., are partnering on an agreement that allows current students, graduates and area residents wishing to pursue a degree to seamlessly transfer credits from Cowley into Friends University’s BS in Business Administration program, with Friends


Lady Cougars drop a pair at Cowley

Monday’s trip to Arkansas City didn’t fare so well for the Barton Community College softball team with 19th ranked Cowley College out of the NJCAA’s Division II limiting the Cougars to just one run for a 5-1 and 7-0 doubleheader sweep.


On Stage: 'Beautiful' and 'Rock Opera!'

If you were alive and cognizant in 1971 and 1972, you probably owned the album “Tapestry,” by Carole King, or you knew someone who did. It still holds the record for most consecutive weeks at number one by a female solo artist, and ranks among the best-selling albums of all time, and its songs have


Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.

WELLINGTON, Kan. — The seed of rebellion was planted in classrooms. It grew in kitchens and living rooms, in conversations between students and their parents. It culminated when Collin Winter, 14, an eighth grader in McPherson, Kan., joined a classroom walkout in January. In the nearby town of Welli


Kansas Oil Museum hosting Rockfest 2019 Saturday

The Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E. Central, El Dorado, has the perfect solution for entertaining guests this Easter weekend - Rockfest 2019. Free family fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today includes numerous planned events; exploring geology, sponsored by Emporia State University; exploring history in the 19


County files injunction to abnegate phony filings

Cowley County Counselor Mark Krusor has filed an injunction against a man who has brought numerous unfounded claims against the county and other local entities in an attempt to stop his actions.


Woman injured after becoming pinned under mower

COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) - A 59-year-old woman was injured Sunday when she was pinned under a mower. Around 1:25 p.m., Cowley County Sheriff's Deputies, Atlanta fire, Burden fire and Winfield EMS were dispatched to the 4000 block of 307th Road for the report of a woman trapped under a mower.