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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Kansas

This year
85-year-old white man charged after allegedly shooting black teen who rang doorbell in Missouri
Ralph Paul Yarl, 16, is in critical condition after he was shot twice, once in the head.
Last year
Kansas puts abortion rights on the ballot in test case for US
Advocates look nervously to neighboring Oklahoma and Missouri which have implemented near-total bans.
All time
Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight
Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.
Designer of Kansas water slide arrested after it decapitated 10-year-old boy
Caleb Schwab died on the 17-story water slide in 2016 after his raft went airborne and hit an overhead loop.
'A prank has cost an innocent life': Online gamer shot dead by police after row over $2 Call of Duty bet
The man was shot dead in Kansas this week.
'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years
“The investigation was hasty and superficial,” said the Midwest Innocence Project, which helped free McIntyre.
16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat
The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.
'He was just enjoying his glass of beer': Family's distress after Indian men shot in 'hate crime'
India has demanded the “strongest action” from the US government over the incident.
Chelsea Manning ends hunger strike as US army agrees to pay for her gender surgery
Manning, famed for providing classified documents to whistleblower site Wikileaks, had been on hunger strike since last Friday.
Chelsea Manning begins hunger strike in military prison
She claims the military is refusing to treat her gender dysphoria.
10-year-old boy dies on world's tallest water slide
The child died on a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top.
Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement in wake of suicide attempt
The 28-year-old faces three new charges – including “conduct which threatens”.
Chelsea Manning hospitalised after reports of attempted suicide
Manning’s lawyer and support team were unable to immediately confirm reports.
Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon
The man was shot dead by police.
Sonogram shows dying twin holding his unborn sister's hand
Ian and Brittani McIntire’s unborn baby son has a hole in his heart and problems with the development of his brain.
Dramatic video shows toddler rescued from scorching hot car
The two-year-old was saved from the car in temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit.
Man found "making final preparations" for suicide attack on military base
He was arrested and has been charged.
Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off
One person is reported to be in a critical condition.
Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat
The foster parent who was looking after the child said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory.
Woman sets her house on fire while trying to kill a spider
Makes total sense.
Man with 'MURDER' tattooed on his neck is now on trial for murder...and wants the tattoo removed
His lawyers believe the ink may prejudice a jury.
'Neo-Nazi' gunman kills three at US Jewish sites on eve of Passover
The suspect was heard yelling “Heil Hitler” as police officers escorted him away.
Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died
The controversial church leader died at the age of 84.
Chelsea Manning is going to court to have her name legally changed from Bradley
Fort Leavenworth have said Manning would have to get a legal name change to be known in the prison as Chelsea.
Ronan Farrow tackles anti-gay laws, cannabis and Ukraine in MSNBC debut
The 26-year-old son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen says his new show is about giving his generation a fresh alternative to TV news.
Local news channel interview 'mellowed' teen about high school crime
He’s just really, really chilled out, ok?
Massive jumbo jet mistakenly lands at tiny airport... and now it's stuck
Have you tried going out the way you came in?
Passenger kicked off plane for over-singing Whitney Houston
The authorities did not always love her.
Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom
What do tigers dream of, when they take a little tiger snooze?
Woman arrested after locking malnourished daughter, 10, in closet
US authorities say the 29-year-old woman faces charges of assault, child abuse and endangerment.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…
VIDEO: Couple tie the knot... as 250kph tornado drops behind them
Caleb and Candra Pence carried on regardless, with the bride reportedly saying: “I don’t want to hear it.”
US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma
Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.
Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation
Kansas artist Amber Hansen wanted to publicly slaughter the birds to demonstrate the process to meat eaters and challenge “the contemporary view of chickens as merely ‘livestock’”.
Bishop charged for not reporting child images on priest's laptop
Kansas bishop Robert Finn knew of suspicions around priest Shawn Ratigan, but did not report them, prosecutors say.
Watch: Foo Fighters organise Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest
The US band heard that the controversial church members were coming to picket their show, so they organised a very special performance…
Violent storms kill 13 people across central United States
Winds of more than 150 mph have hit the central US – flattening homes, crushing cars, and killing 13 people in Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s Daily Fix: Video of Bin Laden watching video of himself; a reduction on Ireland’s bailout interest rate; cheaper rail fares, David Beckham in a car accident; and an incredible new flexible phone.
Boy, aged 7, mauled by leopard at popular Kansas zoo
The terrifying ordeal left the boy hospitalised with deep scratches to his head and neck but he is expected to be okay.