The defected Syrian general whom the United States has tapped as its conduit for aid to the rebels has acknowledged in an interview with McClatchy that his movement is badly fragmented and lacks the military skill needed to topple the government of President Bashar Assad.
Due to impeding stormy weather, Wichita Ribfest closed at 9 p.m. Saturday, two hours shy of the scheduled end of the three-day barbecue event.
Speaking as advocates for thousands of incarcerated Kansans, four former inmates this weekend called for broad changes to the Kansas prison system to help nonviolent drug offenders get treatment and deter relapses.
When the city of Wichita bought the National Baseball Congress World Series in 2007, city officials thought they’d purchased a million-dollar asset.
Unlike some, these guys don’t mind working on a Saturday.
The Eagle recently filed a Kansas Open Records Act request for information about total compensation paid to Wichita school district administrators.
A 24-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man told Wichita police they were cut by a knife wielded by a man during an argument about 2 a.m. Saturday at Douglas and Rock Island.
The Wichita school district has cut dozens of administrative positions in recent years, but part of the savings has gone toward higher pay for some remaining administrators.
Two roommates who drank all day got into a fight when one of them offered the other’s beer to someone else, police said.
In a year of budget cuts driven by tax reductions, Wichita’s National Center for Aviation Training will likely be among the losers.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of south-central Kansas, including Wichita.
The National Baseball Congress World Series is under intense scrutiny at City Hall, where city officials have convened a panel of baseball experts and are fielding calls from NBC teams around the country, City Manager Robert Layton said.
A 31-year-old woman told Wichita police she was raped about 3:20 a.m. Saturday while walking home from her brother’s house.
Even as they’re gathering for graduation ceremonies and other outdoor activities this weekend, weather officials warn, Kansas residents better keep a close eye on the sky.
Kansas state government could be barred from lobbying against gun control in Washington by a gag rule designed to prevent local governments from lobbying in favor of gun control at the Statehouse.
A Sedgwick County jury began deliberations Friday in a first-degree murder trial that started just six weeks after a key witness committed suicide.
San Juan Capistrano has its dainty, graceful swallows, and Kearney, Neb., its famed migration of majestic sandhill cranes.
With a messy political puzzle strewn before them – and state services and tax policy hanging in the balance – lawmakers shook their heads, slammed their gavels and went home for the weekend by lunchtime Friday.
School board president to attend Wichita Independent Neighborhoods meeting to discuss Southeast High
A meeting of Wichita Independent Neighborhoods on Monday will include information and discussion about Southeast High School.