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Kansas Farm Wife's GOP Convention Speech Delayed

Updated: 09/02/2008 - Carolyn Dunn of St. John, Kansas was to speak Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. It's been delayed until Wednesday. She says her three-minute speech will talk about rural, agricultural issues.

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Labor Day Holiday Weekend Traffic Statistics

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Kansas Highway Patrol report working only one fatality accident over the holiday weekend. They also worked three DUI crashes, none of which were fatal. 78 DUI arrests were made by troopers as well. The KHP also assisted over 1200 motorists

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Donation Saves Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

Updated: 09/02/2008 - The Wichita Business Journal reports Bill Koch, a Wichita native, has donated $100,000 to keep the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame open. It will now be able to keep its Old Town location in Wichita for another year.

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Westar Rate Hearing Tuesday Evening in Salina

Posted: 09/02/2008 - First of three public hearings on Westar Energy's proposed rate hike held Tuesday evening in Salina. The next hearing will be in Topeka Wednesday night, then one in Wichita Thursday night.

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Keeping Kids Safe Around Vehicles

Updated: 09/02/2008 - In lieu of two recent incidents involving children and vehicles 13 is on your side with tips to keep your children safe.

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Survey Says Midwest Economy Tepid; Job Losses Coming

Posted: 09/02/2008 - A new survey says the Midwest and Plains economic situation reflects national troubles. Kansas' index is higher than the nine-state region it belongs to. The survey projects unemployment may increase before stabilizing later in the year.

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New Kansas House Chamber Voting System Not Received Well by All

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Critics say the money spent on a new computerized voting system for the Kansas House chamber would have been better spent elsewhere. The system cost $1.5 million, which breaks down to more than $12,500 per legislator.

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Boeing Machinists Vote Wednesday on Contract Offer

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Boeing's Machinists union members vote Wednesday on a contract offer that leaders recommend they reject. If at least two-thirds approve a strike, the walkout will begin 12:01 am Thursday. A strike would include 1800 workers in Wichita.

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Kansas Guard Members Head South to Help in Hurricane Relief

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The first of two waves of Kansas National Guard units left Tuesday to assist with relief efforts from what's now Tropical Storm Gustav. Guard officials say the mission continues, despite damage not being as bad as first feared.

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Defense Appeals Nurse's Detention

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Lawyers for a woman accused of running a "pill mill" with her husband argued Tuesday for a judge to let her be released until her trial. Linda and Dr. Stephen Schneider were arrested in December. He was released from custody in April.

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Dodge City Casinos Nearly Equal

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Consultants for the Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board heard Tuesday that two applicants for a Dodge City casino would each generate around $55 million. The board will decide Sept. 18th and 19th who gets the contract for that area and for Wyandotte County.

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Defense Appeals Nurse's Detention

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Attorneys for a Kansas nurse accused of running a ``pill mill'' with her husband are appealing to a federal judge for her release pending trial.

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Dodge City Casino Plans Nearly Equal

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board is told that two applicants for a proposed state-owned casino for Dodge City would generate about the same amount of revenue.

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Kansas Guard Set to Help Gustav Victims

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Around 600 Kansas Guard members have been mobilized and are headed to regions of Louisiana and Mississippi similar to the ones in which they served following Katrina.

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Violent Night Leaves 3 Dead in St. Louis

Posted: 09/02/2008 - It's been a violent year in St. Louis, and now, three more people are dead after more shootings. The latest incidents happened Monday night and early Tuesday. The shootings were apparently unrelated.

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2 Bodies Recovered in Okla.; Missourian Arrested

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Authorities say a Missouri man is in custody in two men's deaths in Oklahoma. Travis Danley was tracked to Missouri after allegedly killing the men and leaving their bodies in a burned-out house near Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sunday.

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Trial Set on Sept. 29 for Missouri Investigator

Posted: 09/02/2008 - A jury trial is scheduled to begin later this month for Missouri Department of Corrections fugitive apprehension agent Steven Julian, who is accused in the death of a man he was seeking to take into custody.

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Jerry Lewis Telethon Raises Record $65 Million for MDA

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Jerry Lewis raised a record $65 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in his annual Labor Day telethon, a benefit that also made a pitch for those inconvenienced by Hurricane Gustav.

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Consultant Says State Workers Give Up Passwords

Posted: 09/01/2008 - A consultant hired to try breaking into computer at the Kansas Health Policy Authority was unsuccessful when using a password cracker. He was successful by impersonating a technician and sending out an email asking employees for their passwords.

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Kansas Utility Trucks Head to Gulf Coast

Posted: 09/01/2008 - 50 to 75 electrical trucks from different companies in Kansas head to the Gulf Coast to help restore power lines downed by Gustav. Gustav has now weakened to a tropical storm. Kansas also has sent National Guard and Red Cross aid to help in the recovery process.

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