Former Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell admitted to the nine violations of campaign finance law brought against him and received a fine of $25,000, leaving open the possibility of further prosecution in the future.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Wednesday (Jan. 27) announced that federal funds available through the $900 billion Coronavirus Relief Act passed at the end of 2020, “have begun flowing to Kansas through certain program areas.”
In the clinic established at INTRUST Bank Arena, the process of getting the second dose of the Moderna vaccine to healthcare workers is underway. On Wednesday (Jan. 27) inside the arena, there were also some in Phase 2 of the vaccine distribution plan receiving their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
A weekend car wreck near K-254 and Webb Road put two Wichita teenagers in a unique situation. A drunken driver crashed into one of the teen’s cars, leaving the teen injured and unconscious. That’s when the teen’s childhood friend and former teammate stepped up to help save him.
Discussion about a proposed ethics policy during a Wichita City Council workshop at City Hall got heated Tuesday, with Mayor Brandon Whipple and council member Jeff Blubaugh butting heads. Each accused the other of unethical behavior.
The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments with people waiting for their first shot.
Kansas lawmakers on Tuesday (Jan. 26) continued to ask questions of Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) concerning why the data from the state and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) doesn’t match up when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Kansas, particularly the number of doses distributed.