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Firefighters Battle Wichita Grain Elevator Blaze

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Firefighters are working to lower the temperature inside a grain elevator silo that caught fire at Horizon Milling north of downtown Wichita Tuesday morning.

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Kansas Statehouse's $285M Renovation Continues

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Legislators authorized an additional $38 million in bonds for the 12-year project in the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, even as they were cutting spending elsewhere.

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UAW Trust Gets Large Stake in GM

Updated: 05/26/2009 - General Motors Corp. will give the United Auto Workers union 17.5 percent of its common stock according to a summary obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.

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Calif. Court Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Updated: 05/26/2009 - The California Supreme Court has upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but it also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who tied the knot before the law took effect will stay wed.

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Operation: Hot Wheels Searches for Lexus

Posted: 05/26/2009 - This week’s featured vehicle is a white 1999 Lexus GS 300 4 door. The car has tinted windows. It was reported taken on May 25th from the 2100 Blk SW Westport.

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Many Kan. Harvesters Not Going to Okla., Texas

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Drought and a freeze have hurt the wheat crop in Oklahoma and Texas, cutting down on work for custom harvesters from Kansas who make a living off following the trail of ripening wheat.

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Washburn Professor Observes Mongolia Election

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Washburn University political science professor, Bob Beatty, was part of a U.S. State Department delegation on hand to observe this weekend's presidential election in Mongolia.

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Mountain Lion Killed After Escape at Kansas Zoo

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Officials at a central Kansas zoo are trying to figure out how a 150-pound mountain lion escaped from its enclosure. The 14-year-old female was shot and killed by police at the Great Bend Zoo on Sunday evening.

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WWII Bomb Range Searched for Explosives

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Federal inspectors plan to scour a Wabaunsee County bombing range for unexploded bombs. The area near Alma was used to train pilots and bomber crews.

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Report: North Korea Test-Fires 2 More Missiles

Updated: 05/26/2009 - North Korea launched tests Tuesday of two more short-range missiles a day after detonating a nuclear bomb underground, a news report said, pushing the regime's confrontation with world powers further despite the threat of U.N. Security Council action.

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California Awaits Court's Gay Marriage Decision

Posted: 05/26/2009 - The nation's most populous state stood poised to recapture the spotlight in the debate over gay marriage as California's highest court prepared to rule on the legality of a voter-approved ban on same-sex unions.

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Unlikely UK Sensation Boyle Sings Rousing 'Memory'

Updated: 05/26/2009 - Surprise singing sensation Susan Boyle made a new television appearance, showcasing once again her soaring voice - but refusing to compromise on the frumpy look that made her an Internet sensation.

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Meg Whitman Writing Book on Values, Tenure at eBay

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman, a presumed candidate for governor of California, is working on a book about the "core values" that helped her build the online commerce giant.

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Oil Falls Below $60 as Traders Eye Economic Data

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Oil prices fell nearly $2 to below $60 a barrel Tuesday as investors looked for signs of crude demand to justify the recent rally and the world's biggest oil exporters were expected to keep current production levels unchanged.

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UN Plans New Resolution on North Korea

Posted: 05/25/2009 - The UN Security Council says Sunday's nuclear test by North Korea violated their resolutions; the test brings on a wave of worldwide condemnation.

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