UPDATE: Homicide Investigation in Rooks County

RICE COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office released new information related to the murder of Mark Reif. On Wednesday evening Sept. 11, and Thursday morning Sept. 12, KBI agents interviewed a suspect who was identified in the case, Jon Flowers, 47, of Inman,...

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Kansas Pride Showcased at State Fair

(Pictured: Left to right: Jacob Bell, Wild West District – Hugoton, Maddy Nichepor, Walnut Creek District – Ness City, Ryan Myers, Central Kansas District – Minneapolis, Truman Hooker, Sunflower District – Goodland) For audio version, visit kansaswheat.org It takes a lot of work to get the glowing Ferris Wheel spinning, just...

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Homicide Investigation in Rooks County

ROOKS COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred near Plainville, Kan. The Rooks County Sheriff’s Office requested KBI assistance at approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9. Special agents and the Crime Scene Response Team responded. The Rooks County...

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Statewide Silver Alert issued for missing Goddard man

UPDATE: The Goddard Police Department reported that John Hughes was located by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and is now safe.  SEDGWICK COUNTY – The Goddard Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Goddard, Kan. man. The whereabouts of John...

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Red Light Running Deaths Hit 10-Year High

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals disturbing trend, increasing risk for drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians TOPEKA, Kan. – Aug. 29, 2019 – The number of people killed as the result of drivers running red lights has spiked sharply in recent years, according to analysis of crash data by the...

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