A cross country ride to the Vietnam Memorial stops in Kansas
Dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action, the 2017 Run for the Wall stopped in Kansas as part of the cross country tradition started in 1989. The organization also honors the memory of those killed in action, and promotes support
Rachelle “Shelley” Shannon, an Oregon anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller in 1993, has been released from prison. News of Shannon’s release has abortion-rights advocates on alert.
Dramatic footage compiled by The Star from Johnson County deputies' body cameras shows officers' mounting frustration before they forcefully entered a home to arrest Ciara Howard, 26, on an outstanding warrant. Police shot and killed her.
The KU Natural History Museum has put the only known dinosaur native to Kansas back on display, with a more complete fossil and lush illustrations. Silvisaurus condrayi was discovered by an Ottawa County rancher in 1955.
Videos taken by Maris Ewing on property in Morgan County, Mo., where 11 dogs, two horses and a goat were found and rescued in January 2018. The animals allegedly were kept by Julie Bernet, a former dog breeder in Johnson County, Kan.
Kansas ranchers often burn off the dead grass in their cattle pastures to encourage the growth of new grass. In March and April, the skies become thick with smoke as controlled burns light up the Kansas skies.