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Brownback Moves To Improve Service For Veterans

Updated: 01/09/2014 - Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed improving services for veterans with a $1.4 million renovation of a residential facility, opening a housing unit and adding outreach staff.

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Bob Gates Book Stirs Firestorm

Updated: 01/08/2014 - Republicans quickly pounced on some controversial details from former Defense Secretary Bob Gates' new book in which he highlights an admission from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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U.S. Air Force Helicopter Crashes In England, Killing 4

Posted: 01/07/2014 - A U.S. Air Force Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in the coastal marshes of eastern England during a training mission on Tuesday night, killing all four crew members aboard, officials said.

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Kansas Honor Flight Plans 6 Flights During 2014

Updated: 01/02/2014 - Kansas Honor Flight is planning six more flights for veterans this year. The Hutchinson-based nonprofit group flies veterans for free to visit memorials in Washington D.C.

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Museum Honors WWI Christmas Truce

Updated: 12/27/2013 - The National World War I Museum in Kansas City has commemorated the 99th anniversary of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914.

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Cessna Buys Beechcraft

Posted: 12/27/2013 - Beechcraft Corporation announced Thursday night that Textron has agreed to acquire Beech Holdings, LLC, the parent of Beechcraft Corporation, for approximately $1.4 billion in cash.

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Pakistan Protests May Require US Fly War Cargo Out Of Afganistan

Posted: 12/19/2013 - U.S. officials, frustrated that hundreds of military shipments heading out of Afghanistan have been stopped on the land route through Pakistan because of anti-American protests, face the possibility of flying out equipment at an additional cost of $1 billion.

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Pentagon To Probe Whether U.S. Forces Were Killed By Enemy Fire

Posted: 12/17/2013 - Pentagon received report that troops came under mortar fire after crash Officials say no conclusions reached yet in crash initially blamed on mechanical failure. Tuesday's toll worst single-day for U.S. troops since August 2012.

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Yemen: U.S. Drone Strike Strikes Wedding Party

Posted: 12/12/2013 - Two national security officials from Yemen confirm the deadly drone strike to CNN. Intelligence reports indicated convoy vehicles carried al Qaeda militants. Outraged residents in the region call on Yemeni leaders to put an end of drone strikes.

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American Missing In Iran, Worked For The CIA

Posted: 12/12/2013 - The CIA apologized to the family, paid $2.5 million settlement. Family: "It is time for the U.S. government to step up".. AP and Washington Post: Bob Levinson was working for the CIA in Iran; family has previously denied government ties to the trip.

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Secretly Built Jet Takes First Flight From Wichita

Posted: 12/12/2013 - Cessna employees who managed to build a military jet at Cessna's Pawnee facility and keep it secret the past two years are feeling quite satisfied with their accomplishment.

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Newly Released American: Videotaped "Confession" Forced By North Korea

Posted: 12/09/2013 - Merrill Newman, center, walks beside his wife Lee, left, and his son Jeffrey after arriving at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. Newman was detained in North Korea late October at the end of a 10-day trip to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Kansas City Air Show To Return In 2015

Posted: 12/05/2013 - The Mid-America Youth Aviation Association said in a news release that the event is planned for Aug. 22 and 23, 2015, at the Wheeler Downtown Airport. It will feature a performance from the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels aerobatics team.

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Stolen Truck Carrying Radioactive Material, Is Found

Posted: 12/04/2013 - The container that carried the cobalt-60 -- which can be used to make a so-called dirty bomb -- was found about a kilometer away from the stolen truck and had been opened, a Mexican official said.

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