UFO pic

Wichita’s mystery in the sky

A mystery in the sky; a Wichita man is looking for clues, after spotting something unusual. KSN went in search of answers.…
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School confirms 6th-grader’s death from meningitis

A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.…

Mental health a major issue in jails

After more information has come to light, including the mental health of David Zehring, the man who was shot by police last week. KSN wants to know what health care assets are available for the mentally unstable in the justice system.…
Tax form (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Taxpayers warned of future healthcare fines

Tax preparers and accountants are working hard to remind taxpayers of future tax-related healthcare provisions that could leave many facing penalties when they file next year.…
Eric Holder

Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims in the shootings at Jewish community sites.…
Robert C. Harder

Memorial set for former Kan. social services chief

A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday for Robert C. Harder, a former Kansas legislator who helped create the agency that became the state Department for Children and Families and served as its top administrator for two decades.…
FILE - In this June 28, 2012 file photo, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger speaks in Topeka, Kansas.  (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations are urging Gov. Sam Brownback to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.…
In this photo provided by the Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff is Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old Vietnam War veteran from southwest Missouri, founder of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in his native North Carolina and later the White Patriot Party. (AP Photo/Johnson County Sheriff)

Supremacist appears in court on murder charges

An avowed white supremacist has made his first appearance in court on charges he killed three people in a shooting spree at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.