Listen: State social worker asks father to sign 'gag order' days after his son is killed
Clint Blansett’s 10-year-old son had been dead just a few days when a social worker from the state knocked on the family’s door. The worker wanted him to sign a form saying he wouldn’t talk about his son’s death or the Kansas Department for Childr
Lawmakers learned last fall that because of a shortage of foster homes and residential beds, contractors had resorted to having kids — many of them with extreme needs and hard to place — sleep in offices overnight when needed.
The Riley County posted this aerial drone footage taken in Manhattan on September 3, 2018. The Corps of Engineers reported rainfall around 8.9 inches and around 3-4 inches fell in Riley County overnight.
Images from the Riley County Police Department show portions of Manhattan that were flooded by heavy overnight rains. RCPD reported on its Facebook page on Monday that about 300 people were displaced following nearly 9 inches of rain overnight.
Trevor Jones, 38, stole an ambulance at Walmart in Chanute, Kansas, while EMS was talking with him after he acted “erratically,” the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said. He was shot by an officer during a chase.
Richard Klocke was a teenager when he and his buddies fired a small cannon full of gunpowder near his school in Clay Center. Authorities found mysterious metal scraps on the school roof and never figured out where they came from.
On July 1, a new Kansas law will go into effect that will legally protect Good Samaritans who break a window to rescue a person or animal. Amber Rollins, director of KidsAndCars.org, demonstrates how to safely break a window using a device.
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