"I was dumbfounded," Madison Smith told Insider of the attack. "I didn't say no, but I was also being strangled. I can't speak if I can't breathe."
Nonprofit founder Aaron Jackson saw the property in Topeka, Kansas, and immediately had the idea to buy it and paint it to match the Pride flag.
Parents told the Kansas City Star that Samsel "put hands" on one boy and kneed him. He told students they could "kick" their classmate "in the balls."
Sen. Gene Suellentrop has been charged with fleeing and eluding police, a felony, and several misdemeanors in connection with the mid-March incident.
The investigation has been dormant since 2019, and authorities investigated whether his killing was racially motivated or a hate crime.
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop faces the charges after he was arrested on March 16 after a brief pursuit by police.
A bill proposed by an Arizona state lawmaker would charge a person who obtained an abortion and their doctor with homicide. A similar bill proposed in Mississippi also targets abortion providers with criminal penalties. Republicans in several state legislatures across the US have proposed bills to limit access to abortion. […]
A Kansas radiology technician slept in an RV parked in his hospital’s parking lot after his coworkers caught COVID-19, the Associated Press reported. He was the only one able to run X-rays, and without the service, the ER was at risk of closing. Hospitals all across the country are facing […]
A Friday report from the Centres for Disease Control found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases of the disease, while counties that opted out saw an increase by 100%. While experts have long agreed that masks are a key part of limiting […]
A Kansas home with seven bedrooms and a waterfall is on the market for $US10.9 million. KCTV, a local news outlet, called it “the most expensive home” in the state. On top of its water park-like amenities, the home, nicknamed “Spirit of Avalon,” also has a wine cellar, a two-story […]
Aaron Coleman, a 20-year-old progressive Democrat, won Tuesday’s election to represent Kansas’ 37th District in the state House of Representatives. Coleman’s campaign has ben plagued by scandal. In June, he admitted to spreading revenge porn and harassing girls online when he was 14, and in July, he made insensitive comments […]
Several candidates under the age of 30 spoke to Business Insider about why they’re seeking elected office and their experience campaigning as young people. Christina Haswood, 26 and a Democrat from Kansas, said her background in public health and as a Navajo woman inspired her to run for the state […]
Republican Jake LaTurner is projected to defeat Democrat Michelle De La Isla in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District. LaTurner defeated freshman incumbent Rep. Steve Watkins in the August Republican primary. The district covers much of Eastern Kansas and is home to the state capital of Topeka and the University of Kansas […]
A city council in Kansas voted this week to spend $US350,000 of federal COVID-19 relief money on upgrades to a soccer complex,The Kansas City Star reported. The upgrades would include camera equipment to stream games online, which officials say would make money for the city. Citizens and some officials expressed […]
A police officer in Topeka, Kansas, detained an autistic 14-year-old over an allegation that he was walking his dog without a leash. The officer ended up tackling the teen to the ground and handcuffing him after the encounter escalated. The teen was taken to the hospital afterwards and diagnosed with […]
Ten residents at a nursing home in Norton, Kansas, have died of COVID-19 after all 62 residents living at the facility tested positive for the coronavirus, CBS News reported. Numerous staff members are also said to have tested positive for the virus, though detailed information about infections among the staff […]
Andrew Finch died in December 2017, after being shot by a Wichita, Kansas, police officer during a swatting call. The prank, which originated among the gamer community, is when a person calls the police and lies about a violent crime going on at a rival gamer’s home. Finch didn’t know […]