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Elio Motors Promises A $6,800 Car

Updated: 06/30/2014 - Some time in 2015, a company called Elio Motors claims it will begin building a car in its Louisiana factory that will get 84 miles per gallon on the highway and that will sell for a base price of $6,800.

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Kemper Foundation Gives Kansas State $1 Million

Updated: 06/25/2014 - Kansas State University has received a $1 million donation from the William T. Kemper Foundation in KC that will go toward renovating the Seaton Complex at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.

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Supreme Court: Police Need Cell Phone Warrant

Updated: 06/25/2014 - The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that police may not search the cell phones of criminal suspects upon arrest without a warrant -- a sweeping endorsement for privacy rights.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo

Posted: 06/25/2014 - A huge win for the nation's biggest television broadcasters: in a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court said Wednesday that streaming television startup Aereo violates the Copyright Act.

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$300M For Kansas Bio-Lab Approved By Senate Committee

Posted: 06/24/2014 - A U.S. Senate subcommittee has endorsed a spending bill that would authorize $300 million for the construction of a new national bioscience lab at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

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Mosquitoes That Transmit New Virus Found In Kansas

Updated: 06/24/2014 - Health officials say mosquitoes that can transmit a new mosquito-borne virus have been found in Kansas, though there haven't been confirmed cases of the virus among people.

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Great White Shark Numbers Are Surging, Just In Time For Beach Season

Posted: 06/20/2014 - The number of great white sharks appears to be surging in the ocean off the Eastern U.S. and Canada, reversing decades of decline. That's bad news if you're a seal, but something experts say shouldn't instill fear in beachgoers this summer.

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Wichita Museum To Allow Visitors To Board Planes

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Visitors to the Kansas Aviation Museum in Wichita are getting a rare chance this weekend to climb aboard eight of the museum's 13 outdoor planes at its ``Play on a Plane'' event.

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T-Mobile Wants To Give You An iPhone

Posted: 06/19/2014 - You can keep them for only a week. But T-Mobile is handing out free iPhones, along with a trial run of its cellular service, in the latest in a string of unorthodox promotions for the No. 4 wireless carrier in the United States.

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Amazon Unveils 3-D Fire Phone

Posted: 06/18/2014 - At an event in Seattle, the retail giant unveiled the Fire Phone, a high-end, 3-D smartphone. It is the first smartphone Amazon has produced on its own.

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Wichita Council Approves City Water Plan

Posted: 06/18/2014 - The Wichita City Council has approved a water plan for an area near a section of the city where officials have found contaminated groundwater.

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Cosmosphere Unveils Plan For Next 50 Years

Posted: 06/18/2014 - The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson is planning for its next 50 years. The Cosmosphere announced a five-year, $15 million plan with a goal of securing the future for the next 50 years.

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Facebook Launches Snapchat-like Sharing

Posted: 06/17/2014 - As expected, Facebook has launched a Snapchat-like mobile app that lets users trade ephemeral photo- and video-based messages that disappear after a few seconds.

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IRS Faces Volley Of New Scrutiny Following E-Mail 'Loss'

Posted: 06/17/2014 - A new round of scrutiny hit the IRS Monday as senators from both parties summoned the agency's chief, one House committee set up a new investigative hearing and another subpoenaed the head of the agency.

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Violent Online Rants: Free Speech Or Criminal Threats?

Updated: 06/16/2014 - The Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other electronic media where the speaker's intent is not always clear.

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2 Earthquakes Shake OKC Area

Updated: 06/16/2014 - Residents in the Oklahoma City area were jolted awake by back-to-back earthquakes Monday morning. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Superstitions Collide: Full Moon Rises On Friday The 13th

Posted: 06/13/2014 - Despite many myths, the full moon does not actually embolden criminals, bring about births or make people mad, studies show. And while Friday the 13th superstitions may be well entrenched, there's nothing particularly special about a full moon falling on this date.

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Simple Tips To Avoid Getting Hacked

Posted: 06/13/2014 - With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.

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