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Billy Preston leaving Kansas to play in Bosnia

Kansas head coach Bill Self on Billy Preston:

“I can confirm that Billy Preston is foregoing his eligibility to play at Kansas and has signed with a professional team in Bosnia. 115 more words


Kansas basketball looks ahead to Baylor

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Jayhawks have won four straight games, and are in first place in the Big 12 as they get ready for Saturday’s game against Baylor. 73 more words


USD 259 health services coordinator talks about lice policy

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The parent of a Wichita school student emailed KSN because of a possible case of lice at his daughter’s school, and he’s concerned not enough is being done about it. 367 more words


Deputy injured in crash recovering, thanks first responders

SUMNER COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A Sumner County sheriff’s deputy was critically injured last night in a two-vehicle crash on K-15.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. 333 more words


Industrial hemp backers narrow proposal for Kansas research

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Advocates of industrial hemp production in Kansas are pursuing a new legislative proposal for allowing state universities to research it.

The new bill is narrower than a measure opposed by law enforcement officials last year. 126 more words


Kansas Jayhawks legend Jo Jo White passes away

Lawrence, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas basketball legend Jo Jo White died Tuesday, the Boston Celtics announced. He was 71 years old.

His daughter, Meka White, told ESPN that her father “died from complications (pneumonia) from dementia that was brought on by the removal of a benign brain tumor in May 2010.” 504 more words


Tanganyika Wildlife Park takes extra precautions to keep animals warm

GODDARD, Kan. (KSNW) – The recent cold temperatures have affected Kansans statewide, as well as the animals.

To protect their animals from the chill, Tanganyika Wildlife Park closes for the winter, and takes special precautions indoors. 353 more words