Author: Associated Press

Kansas car split in half

FAIRWAY, Kan. - One person is dead after their vehicle slammed into a tree in the Kansas City area with enough force to split the car in two. The crash happened Sunday morning along Shawnee Mission Parkway near 55th Street…

Kanas lobbyist charged

TOPEKA, Kan. - Lobbyist James E. “Jim” Gardner had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit at the time of a February crash that injured his passenger, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint, filed May 6,…

More Kansas quakes

ABILENE, Kan. - For the third time this week, a small earthquake has caused a little shaking in Kansas. KSNT-TV reports that the latest was a magnitude 3.2 earthquake detected southeast of Abilene just after 7 a.m. Saturday. Like the…

Kansas quakes

SMITH CENTER, Kan. - Several small earthquakes have rattled north-central Kansas. The largest had a magnitude of 3.5 and was reported Friday in Jewell County. Two other quakes measuring 2.3 and 2.5 on the Richter scale were recorded Saturday in…

Oklahoma inmate killed

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City police officers shot and killed an inmate who took a correctional officer hostage at a county jail Saturday, authorities said. Oklahoma City police Sgt. Megan Morgan said the officer who was held hostage was freed…