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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, October 23rd

Lawrence police say two University of Kansas students have been arrested on suspicion of rape at a KU residence hall.

The Kansas Jayhawks defeated the Missouri Tigers, 93-87, in an exhibition game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Sunday.
Greg Echlin Monday, October 23rd

The two rival teams haven’t played each other since 2012. Sunday’s game raised $1.75 million for victims of the recent hurricanes.

Associated Press Saturday, October 21st

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news from the Associated Press.

Saltwater injection wells, like this one in southeast Kansas, are gaining more attention from Kansans concerned about their potential effects.  (Photo from Kansas Geological Survey)
Kansas News Service Friday, October 20th

Douglas County and Lawrence city officials want more state regulatory changes amid an energy company’s plans to dump wastewater near Eudora. 

J. Schafer Friday, October 20th

It's all about sustainability at this weekend's Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka.  More than 150 speakers are taking part in the two-day event at the Kansas Expocentre.  KPR spoke to one of them: Shawna Coronado, an organic gardener and author of six books.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, October 20th

The third person arrested in the fatal shooting of three people in downtown Lawrence has been ordered extradited to Douglas County from Kansas City, Missouri. 

The Kansas City Chiefs now have back-to-back losses after losing 31-30 Thursday night at the Oakland Coliseum. (Photo: Greg Echlin, Kansas Public Radio)
Greg Echlin Friday, October 20th

The Raiders scored the winning touchdown in the final seconds of the game with no time remaining on the clock.  

Kansas News Service Thursday, October 19th

According to new research, nearly half of all Kansas children have experienced some form of trauma.

The forum took place at Lawrence Free State High School. (Photo by Jim McLean / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, October 19th

Because there's no constitutional age requirement, a number of Kansas teenagers are now running for Kansas governor.  Today (THUR), they spoke to other high school students at a forum in Lawrence.    

 Last week, Kansas City Mayor Sly James unveiled a quirky campaign to attract Amazon's attention by reviewing products with a Kansas City twist. On Thursday, the city submitted its official proposal for the retailer's second headquarters.
Kansas News Service Thursday, October 19th

Kansas City has delivered its proposal to Amazon, in hopes that the company will choose to build its new headquarters in the Kansas City area.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, October 19th

Police have arrested a third person in relation to the October 1st shooting of five people in downtown Lawrence. Three of the victims died in the incident. A 20-year-old man has been charged with first degree murder.

Researchers recently unlocked the genetic code of the plant to help locate the specific genes that control self-pollination. (Photo by Amy Mayer, Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Thursday, October 19th

Sunflowers are a global commodity crop and the demand is growing. Researchers say genome mapping is likely to create better hybrid seeds.  

Kansas News Service Wednesday, October 18th

This year’s budget was built on last year’s enrollment numbers, but around 1,000 fewer students came to Kansas State University this fall. 

Harvest Public Media Wednesday, October 18th

Last year, the Obama administration proposed a rule to help small livestock farmers. It was supposed to go into effect this week. The USDA has now announced that it won't. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, October 18th

Kansas City, Missouri police have released a man who was considered a person of interest after three sisters who disappeared in August from their Kansas foster home were found safe. Police released him Tuesday morning after Tonganoxie officials said they didn't have enough evidence to charge him with a crime.

Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 17th

The chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education, Jim Porter, says the drop in scores is something to watch.

KVC Kansas recently opened a short-term crisis center in Hays with room for 20 foster care children. (photo credit: KVC Kansas)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, October 17th

KVC Kansas, one of the private contractors managing cases in the state foster care system, is now opening short-term crisis centers to house children while they await more permanent placements.

Lawrence Police Captain Adam Heffley speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Tuesday, October 17th

Neither of the men face charges related to the three deaths.

Harvest Public Media Tuesday, October 17th

People in rural communities may be at higher risk of kidney, ovarian and bladder cancer due to nitrate levels in water, a study from the Environmental Working Group says.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, October 17th

Lawrence police have arrested two Topeka men charged in a shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in downtown Lawrence on October 1st.


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