“American Gothic,” a new CBS show this summer, is about a serial killer “S.B.K.” and possibly the killer’s family. It looks as though it was inspired or at least informed by a serial killer familiar to Kansans.
Key Republican legislators said Wednesday that they’re close to an agreement with Kansas educators on a $38 million plan aimed at keeping public schools open and satisfying a court mandate to help poor districts.
The legislative special session to address inequities in school finance begins Thursday, and several plans have been floated by lawmakers and school districts. Johnson County superintendents want a remedy that prevents their schools from losing money.
Supporters of a transmission line that would carry wind power from western Kansas to the East Coast say they plan to present the proposal again in Missouri, the only state in the project's path that has rejected the plan.
Kansas legislators passed an education funding plan Friday night after top Republicans rewrote it to gain broad, bipartisan support so that it would satisfy a court mandate and end a looming threat that public schools across the state might shut down.
Top Republicans advanced an education funding plan Thursday in the Kansas Legislature as the best way to satisfy a court mandate, pushing past doubts that it would avert a threatened shutdown of the state's public schools.
Search crews left Gypsum Creek shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday after looking for almost 14 hours that day for an 11-year-old boy who was swept away by high waters Friday evening. Scott Brown, battalion chief of the Wichita Fire Department, said crews would resume the search Sunday at 7 a.m.
Rescuers searched nearly 14 hours for missing boy in creek
Kansas ranch owner recalls largest wildfire in state history: 'It was fast and it was big'