The budget director says a bill should pass by Feb. 13 to close a projected $279 million shortfall in the current budget to avoid delays.
Sheriff Greg Riat says a boy under the age of 14 was arrested then released to his parents after being booked.
Perez-Rivera allegedly convinced court to change name of ID theft victim to his own.
Chase caused Wheatfield High School to be put on lockdown.
A Kansas military base is holding discussions on a possible loss of over half of it's 25,000 troops.
An senior aid to Governor Brownback shared budget proposals with lobbyists weeks prior to legislators being briefed.
Thirteen people have applied to run for four seats on the Topeka City Council.
The only other state to have more than 1,000 chargers is California.
The state Senate's considering a bill to stiffen punishment for firearm theft.
Wichita voters will decide if the city enacts a petition to lower marijuana penalties.
Gary Szatkowski says he's sorry the National Weather service didn't get it right.
A Kansas House committee heard arguments Monday against the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals.
Police say Jose Ramos died after apparently being hit by a vehicle.
Jacob A. Cameron's held on $50,000 bond.
Police in Lawrence are seeking the public's help investigating a teen's stabbing.
A national tax reform activist wants Kansas lawmakers to spurn a consumption tax proposal.
The House Vision 2020 committee's working on a plan to expand Medicaid in Kansas under the Affordable Care Act.
Plaintiff says he was molested by a Boy Scout volunteer in 2007.
Vance Oliver was hit by a semi-trailer.
A Kansas House Committee is considering an option for the state to oversee workplace safety rules.
Schmidt wants to know what criteria court used to reach conclusion.
Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts announces the senior staff of the Agriculture committee he chairs.
Panels in the Kansas House and Senate will consider proposals to balance budget deficits this week.
British researchers want to release millions of genetically modified mosquitos in the Florida Keys in an effort to fight viral diseases.
A special prosecutor is taking a fresh look at the drowning of an Iowa suspect during transport by a Missouri Highway Patrol Boat.
A 69-year old woman died from injuries she sustained in an early Sunday morning fire at a Kansas City, Kansas apartment complex.
The Topeka school district is working with several historically black colleges and universities in Texas to make its teaching staff more diverse.
Three Kansas City teens are charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 14-year old Alexis Kane. Surveillance video showed her being beaten and shot.
A law student has filed for a seat on the Lawrence City Commission.
The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.
British officials are reviewing security measures Sunday after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government's eavesdropping agency managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast could be among the worst […]
Koylen McKinney, now 18, committed the crime when he was 17 and was tried as an adult.
Livestock producers in the Midwest and vegetable growers in the Sun Belt alike are already reaping benefits.
Registered dental practitioners would be able to perform services such as fillings, crowns and some tooth extractions.
Brownback hasn't said whether he'd freeze local school taxes at current levels or eliminate the cap on districts' authority.
KU graduate Julian Kuszmaul was sentenced to three years in county jail for an accident that cost another student his legs.
The $85 million Alexander wind farm is expected to be operational by this fall.
The work should be completed by 1 p.m.
32-year-old Lance Franklin was in court on rape charges when he punched out his defense attorney.
President Obama offers condolences in the death of King Abdullah, an important ally and major force in the Muslim world.
An outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland has now sickened at least 70 people in six states and Mexico.
Kobach says decisions in school funding and death penalty cases show state justices aren't as competent as federal judges.
Garron T. Briggs was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on $7.5-million drug-trafficking charges.
Federal regulators have cited a company for violations stemming from a deadly southeast Kansas fireworks explosion.
44-year-old store John Bieker died after Friday's shooting at She's a Pistol in Shawnee.
At a pro-life rally at the Statehouse, Governor Brownback's vowed to sign a bill to ban a procedure used in 8 percent of abortions.
A Democratic Senator has introduced a bill in the Kansas legislature to increase penalties for hate crimes
Michael Kern was a 13-year veteran with the Olathe Police Department.
Sumner School was at the heart of the landmark desegregation case.
Nuss says revenues from court fees have fallen short of expectations, squeezing the judicial branch's budget.
Sedgwick County rejects State grant to address obesity. Commissioners: obesity not the fault of government or society.
The restaurant was evacuated because of heavy smoke, but no one is hurt and the damage is minimal.
The twin engine plane was carrying freight when it crashed in Sherman County.
Police say the man ran away after both children began to scream.
A state Senate panel hears testimony this week both for and against a medical marijuana bill.
Governor Brownback's plan to use public pension money to help shore up a budget shortfall would increase long term costs.
Debate over middle-class economics could be critical in 2016.
The program is offered to those with disabilities, the elderly, or families with children who meet income eligibility standards.
More than 48,000 household used the program last year, with an average benefit of $522.
Some 9,000 people are expected to filter through the courthouse in suburban Denver.
There's bipartisan support for legislation requiring Kansas law enforcement officers to have body cameras, although there are questions about the costs.
The 47th annual Commemorative Service is underway at the slain civil rights icon's spiritual home.
Kansas Geological Survey said the link is with the waste disposal, not with the extraction process itself.
EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels, and the Arab League Secretary General will be attending.
On Sunday, stars of the movie "Selma'' and hundreds of other people marched to the bridge.
Governor Brownback's issued an order intending to reallocate responsibilities for licensing foster care homes and determining Medicaid eligibility.
Icy road conditions caused fatalities in the northeastern part of the U.S. on Sunday.
The director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center says $3.9M is needed to avoid extreme cuts.
A Kansas City mother has been charged with waiting to get help for her burned baby.
The bills would allow some patients with chronic illnesses to legally obtain and use marijuana.
The Saline County Sheriff's Office says the man was 65-year-old Robert Lloyd Basye.
A group of real estate agents meeting in Ann Arbor surprised the man with the tip for delivering one pizza Thursday.
Fewer than 5 percent of freshmen fell short of state-established academic benchmarks last year.
Police say unless they surrender, the "outcome is not going to be good.''
Leawood Sen. Jeff Melcher says the tax increases would drive shoppers across the border to Missouri.
Brownback also wants to lengthen the schedule for closing a funding gap to lower annual costs tied to pensions.
Brownback plans to divert $151 million from highway projects to general government programs in the current budget.
The justices said Friday they will review an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in four states.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State is getting back 112 football team wins that were vacated two years ago in […]
Brownback's plan nearly triples state's cigarette tax and raises state's tax on alcoholic beverages by four percent.
Brownback's proposals would keep state's aid for public schools at nearly $4.1 billion in current budget and for each of the next two fiscal years.
French President Francois Hollande says his country is "waging war'' against terrorism.
Dustin Walker, 30, was acquitted in 2011 of attempted second-degree murder.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says budget problems won't prevent Kansas from continuing to move toward eliminating its income taxes.
Dems accuse Brownback of misleading voters about the state's financial condition and label his tax-cutting policies a failure.
Several medical cannabis groups also lobbied state lawmakers on behalf of patients and caregivers.
Police warn the impostor is stopping drivers and asking to search their cars.
Two people are dead after a raid on a suspected terrorist cell.
Last year's Oscars drew 43 million viewers, making it the most-watched entertainment telecast in a decade.
Those who signed up by Thursday receive coverage starting Feb. 1. The final open enrollment deadline is Feb. 15.
John Cornell says his son was a "momma's boy who never left the house.''
Pope Francis said: "If my good friend Dr. Gasparri says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch. It's normal."
Kansas Highway Patrol says three people escaped serious injuries.
Services to be held for four of six slain staff members.
One of the last of the men who played the rugged "Marlboro Man" for the cigarette brand, passed away in Riverton, Wyoming.
The trial has begun in Alaska for a man charged in the death of a Leawood, Kansas man.
The Kansas Legislatures is looking at two bills which would establish commissions to look at school spending.
A criminal complaint charges 20-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell with attempting to kill officers and employees of the United States.
An official scheduled to testify in a Grand Jury investigation of Governor Brownback did not appear.