Category Archives: Local News

NWS confirms “China Spy Balloon” is not theirs

NWS confirms “China Spy Balloon” is not theirs

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The U.S. military is monitoring a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon hovering over the country. 27 News received multiple reports and videos from viewers who saw the balloon in the sky. The National Weather Service has weather observation balloons that look similar to the one people spotted on Friday. NWS: Unknown balloon seen…MORE

Chiefs fan who recently lost twin brother wins Super Bowl trip

Chiefs fan who recently lost twin brother wins Super Bowl trip

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Sometimes family ties are bound by love for the Kansas City Chiefs. One Johnson County family will go to next week’s Super Bowl LVII, where the Chiefs will battle the Philadelphia Eagles, thanks to tickets that might be heaven-sent. ‘Bosco’ the bloodhound allegedly stolen from Topeka home, sheriff says Kansas native…MORE

FORGE of Topeka partners with Washburn University for networking events

FORGE of Topeka partners with Washburn University for networking events

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Forge of Topeka collaborated with the Washburn University Alumni Association for the first networking event of 2023. The event was held at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center on the Washburn University campus. “FORGE changed my life,” Sean Frost said, a Washburn University Alumni and member of FORGE Topeka. “It’s probably the reason…MORE

Kansas Muzzleloaders in Topeka this weekend

Kansas Muzzleloaders in Topeka this weekend

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Kansas Muzzle Loaders Association is holding its annual convention this weekend at the Downtown Ramada Inn and Convention Center. “We have a trade room that we are standing in now and we have traders from four to five different states,” Mike ‘BlueHawk’ Adams said with the Kansas Muzzle Loaders Association. “We…MORE

Integra chip plant coming to Wichita will create 2,000 jobs

Integra chip plant coming to Wichita will create 2,000 jobs

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced on Thursday that Integra Technologies is bringing a semiconductor manufacturing plant to Wichita that will create at least 2,000 jobs. According to Gov. Kelly, this is the second-largest private investment in Kansas history. Courtesy: Integra Technologies Gov. Kelly, alongside Integra Technologies, the largest U.S. Outsourced Semiconductor…MORE

‘Bosco’ the bloodhound allegedly stolen from Topeka home, sheriff says

TOPEKA (KSNT) – Law enforcement is asking for help from Shawnee County residents in locating a stolen bloodhound Friday. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office took to social media to report that a 14-year-old bloodhound named Bosco was allegedly stolen from a home in the 5500 block of Southwest Wanamaker Rd. on Jan. 28. Obituary released…MORE

NWS: Unknown balloon seen flying over Northeast Kansas, Northwest Missouri

NWS: Unknown balloon seen flying over Northeast Kansas, Northwest Missouri

SABETHA (KSNT) – A unidentified balloon has been reportedly seen flying above areas of Kansas and Missouri. The National Weather Service and 27 News viewers are reporting sightings of a balloon floating through the sky in Northeast Kansas. The National Weather Service of Kansas City reports via social media that it has received reports from…MORE

Obituary released for mom, daughters killed in Topeka house fire

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The obituary for a mom and her two daughters that were killed in a tragic house fire ruled as a triple homicide has been released. Genny L. Fitzpatrick, 30, and her two daughters, Peyton and Kourtney Tyler, ages nine and one respectively, died in a house fire on Jan. 20. The fire…MORE

New Topeka tiger to make first public appearance soon

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The newest addition to the Topeka Zoo’s family of animals will be making his debut appearance later this week. The Topeka Zoo took to social media to say that Thomas, a male Sumatran Tiger, will be making his first public appearance on Saturday, Feb. 4. He will be released into his habitat…MORE

NWS: Unknown balloon seen flying over Northeast Kansas

SABETHA (KSNT) – A unidentified balloon has been reportedly seen flying above areas of Kansas and Missouri. The National Weather Service and 27 News viewers are reporting sightings of a balloon floating through the sky in Northeast Kansas. The National Weather Service of Kansas City reports via social media that it has received reports from…MORE