A female orangutan briefly escaped her enclosure Tuesday
Gov. Sam Brownback says former state legislator Richard Carlson will be staying on as Kansas transportation secretary
The license for a Eudora day care is under emergency suspension after a 9-month-old boy died there last month
The university’s next president could be selected by early November
The state’s self-defense law is in legal limbo while the Kansas Supreme Court prepares to consider the issue
A proposal that would require all state universities to add a notation on a student’s transcript if the student is expelled for sexual violence has been dropped
One person remains hospitalized a few days after a chemical spill sent a noxious chemical cloud over a northeast Kansas town
Kansas hasn’t executed anyone in more than 50 years, although 10 men are on the state’s death row.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Gwynne Birzer ruled that Patrick Stein would remain in jail while he awaits trial.
Democrats believe Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder is vulnerable in his suburban Kansas City district because Donald Trump and the state’s GOP governor are seen as unpopular there.
Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran is saying that he’ll accept this year’s election results and will encourage all candidates for office to do the same
New DNA collection and testing technology prompted investigators to reopen the nearly 30-year-old cold case
A former pastor is accused of trying to choke a 4-month-old baby he didn’t know at a Kansas City-area Wal-Mart
The man admitted to child endangerment after a 2-year-old ended up with an octopus lodged in his throat
Three members of a militia group called the Crusaders were charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction
Kansas AG Derek Schmidt withdrew a court brief citing the Dred Scott decision to support state’s stance on abortions
U.S. Justice Department officials say Kathleen Stegman diverted hundreds of thousands of dollars from her company, Midwest Medical Aesthetics, for her personal use
Justin Houston will practice for the first time this year on Monday.
Andrew Blair will spend more than a year in prison and 2 years probation for his role in a plot to bomb Fort Riley
Haskell President Venida Chenault was accused of nepotism for supervising her son while he served as acting dean of students
The Smithsonian has started a Kickstarter fundraising drive to repair the iconic slippers from 1939’s “The Wizard of Oz”
The former Johnson County elections commissioner is accused of having an inner-office affair and misusing public funds
Three men accused of plotting to attack Somali immigrants in western Kansas have appeared in court and been appointed lawyers.
A second Hutchinson prison inmate has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle cellphones into the prison. Bryant Colbert pleaded guilty Friday to trafficking contraband in a correctional facility and conspiracy to traffic contraband. He’s scheduled to be sentenced November 18. The Hutchinson News reports another inmate, Kevin Wilson, and a former food service worker, Janet Gutierrez, […]
Chiefs hold Raiders offense to season low.
Hillary Clinton on Saturday called the plot “highly disturbing” and “an affront to all Americans.”
Democrats and moderate Republicans have boosted their campaigns for the Kansas Legislature.
A second Hutchinson prison inmate has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle cellphones into the prison. Bryant Colbert pleaded guilty Friday to trafficking contraband in a correctional facility and conspiracy to traffic contraband. He’s scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 18. Another inmate, Kevin Wilson, and a former food service worker, Janet Gutierrez, both previously entered pleas […]
Kansas voters next month will decide the fate of a proposed amendment.
A former worker for a Kansas foster care and family preservation contractor has been sentenced to three years of probation for having sex with a 16-year-old foster child. 32-year-old Bridgett Martinez, of Bel Aire, was sentenced Wednesday in Sedgwick County for one count of unlawful sexual relations. She could go to prison for two years […]
The Kansas secretary of state wants a federal court to set aside a default judgment against him for failing to file a timely response to a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law requiring prospective voters to prove they are U.S. citizens. A federal court clerk earlier this week entered Secretary of State Kris […]
An agreement reached with the Missouri Public Service Commission will protect customers from any negative impacts from the merger
Clinton’s comments were revealed by WikiLeaks in a hack of the Clinton campaign chairman’s personal account
Four Kansas children have died in accidental shootings since January 2014, including the 3-year-old son of a sheriff’s deputy
The students were admitted through an alternative process after failing to meet the school’s new and tougher standards
The deputy from Sedgwick County was booked into jail on Wednesday
The head of the nation’s second-largest bank stepped down amidst a a scandal over sales practices
The House Republican campaign organization is airing an ad for a House candidate that is premised on Trump losing to Hillary Clinton
A move by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to allow the state to enforce its proof-of-citizenship requirement for some new voters has prompted another attempt to block him
If the judgment against Sec. of State Kobach stands, it would entirely strike down the state’s proof-of-citizenship requirement
The Cherryvale Police Dept., are taking an interesting approach in the hunt for a meth user
The Kansas attorney general says KU can’t ban guns from buildings containing explosive materials
The GOP-dominated Legislature’s top seven leaders decided Tuesday to budget for an additional 10 days in session for 2017
A tax exemption enabling business owners to pay no state tax on business income is a boon to many Kansas lawmakers
The employee alleges in a lawsuit that she was demoted from her job as a student counselor after trying to help a student who said she was raped
The company halted production on the device after replacement phones were catching fire
AG Derek Schmidt says there’s been a “significant rise” in high-grade marijuana and edibles coming across the Colorado border
The Coast Guard says the spill happened Monday night when a towing vessel’s fuel tank ruptured
Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its ice cream products that contain cookie dough from an Iowa-based supplier
House Speaker Paul Ryan is all but conceding Hillary Clinton will be the next president.
Weather officials say early information shows that more than a half-dozen tornadoes touched down in Kansas last week
The second presidential debate saw more mudslinging from both candidates
Whole Foods stores in Kansas and Colorado have pulled the product over Salmonella concerns
A federal judge says a widow can proceed with a $5 million lawsuit accusing Wichita police of wrongdoing when they shot and wounded her husband.
Recent court decisions have made it a lot easier to vote in Kansas, but time is running out for people to register.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department says it’s investigating after one of its deputy was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
The University of Kansas’ chancellor knows firing a gun on campus areas with pressurized gas cylinders, rocket fuel and other combustibles might be disastrous. But she says the school can’t ban guns in such places. State-run universities in Kansas must begin allowing concealed weapons onto campuses next July. Schools must submit proposed policies to the […]
Some GOP lawmakers are promising more aggressive budget oversight
Simon Nigel Pohl was sentenced to more than two years in prison for criminal use of explosives and possession of methamphetamine
Intelligence officials are confident Russia is behind the of hacking political sites, trying to interfere with the presidential election
A recent Wichita State University report says Kansas could see more than 12,000 new non-farm jobs in the coming year
No one was injured in the storms, but at least one home was destroyed in Saline County
Carl Ferrer was arrested on felony charges of pimping a minor, pimping, and conspiracy to commit pimping
A 30-year-old Kansas woman has pleaded guilty to charges in the death of her 7-year-old stepson whose remains were found among the family’s pigs
Officials are expecting massive power outages across the region once Matthew hits full-force
Wagoner’s remains are to be flown Friday to Wichita.
Flash floods were reported in Woodson County, extensive power outages in Salina and Abiline
A chemical spilled at a Kansas plant, sending about a half dozen people to the hospital
A former senior military aide used his government credit card at strip clubs, where he drank in excess and had “improper interactions” with women
The policy prohibits tattoos that are visible on areas of a trooper’s body not covered by the uniform
Native American mascots are popular among Kansas high schools even as a national debate brews over whether they should be eliminated
Authorities arrested the suspect during a traffic stop in Cleveland
Authorities say an 18-year-old man is dead after 20 to 30 rounds were fired at a car in northeast Wichita
The efforts come after a court ruling ordered thousands of people to be put back on the voter rolls
A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of a Kansas bride as she left her reception in her wedding gown
Jesse Bubke will serve 60 days in jail and 10 months probation for battery and criminal restraint
The VP candidate sidestepped criticism of Trump’s comments about women and public doubting of President Obama’s citizenship
Clinton camp says Pence will have to defend Trump
An autopsy revealed the teen’s death was a homicide, not suicide as originally reported
The inmate was set to be paroled in March
WikiLeaks plans to start a series of publications this week on war, arms, oil, Google and the U.S. election
The family of an autistic man killed during a traffic stop is pushing for a law that would include behavioral info on vehicle registration
The session will take place Tuesday at Hutchinson Community College’s Stringer Fine Arts Center and is open to the public
Larned State Hospital is restructuring its treatment program for sex offenders
FEMA says the state’s original request for a federal declaration for the public assistance grants was denied
The man’s family has filed two federal separate lawsuits accusing the police of violating his civil rights
Chiefs start slow and never recover in loss to Steelers.
USA earns first Ryder Cup since 2008.
Indians sweep Royals to close out the 2016 season.
A Democratic legislator says Kansas is likely to divert additional funds from highway projects to balance its budget
A summit in Waikiki aims to fight sex trafficking around the world
Merritt slows down Royals offense.
The state will pay $100,000 of a $412,000 settlement in the death of a 4-year-old
Graduate student employees at state universities will lose their health care subsidies starting next year
Secretary of State Kris Kobach agreed to fully register and notify thousands of people that they can vote in November
The presidential candidate is accused of violating a U.S. embargo on Cuba in the late 1990s
Road woes continue for Jayhawks.
Royals can’t complete the sweep of the Twins.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has struck a deal with the American Civil Liberties Union that he hopes will help him avoid a contempt finding
Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby was relieved of command last week