Olivia Anderson received a new power scooter Tuesday to help her get around. The Topeka 5th grader has a medical condition that makes it difficult to breathe.
Record high cattle prices and plentiful feed supplies are making life a lot easier for cattle producers as another winter nears.
Dozens protest Ferguson decision at Kansas Capitol.
The Shawnee County district attorney says he won’t be filling a criminal case against a Topeka Police captain, who was placed on administrative leave last month.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he looking at all options to fill the state's estimated nearly $300 million budget shortfall.
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says it's now investigating the death of a Topeka man as a murder.
Topeka man pleads guilty to intentional second-degree murder in girlfriend's killing.
Authorities say a person was found dead after a mobile home fire in rural northeast Kansas.
The police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, will not be charged in the black teen's death.
A St. Louis grand jury is expected to announce shortly whether or not it will indict the police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The state’s investigation bureau is trying to determine if Kansas has a backlog of untested sexual assault kits. The Topeka […]
A 34-year-old Kansas felon has been declared psychologically unfit for trial in federal court in the July armed robberies of […]
Kansas University officials say they have nearly met a first-semester target of international students enrolled through a recruitment program.
U.S. Secretary of State Chuck Hagel is resigning his post, with President Obama expected to make a formal announcement Monday.
A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year.
The World Health Organization says 40 people have died from the plague in Madagascar.
Attempted capital murder charges have been filed against a Wichita man who's accused of raping a woman and then setting her on fire in a park.
The snow has stopped falling and the New York State Thruway is reopening, but the worries aren't over in western New York.
The Kansas attorneys suing to overturn Kansas' same-sex marriage ban are adjusting their lawsuit to make the state provide services to married gay couples.
Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama’s executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United […]
Authorities in Tallahassee, Florida describe the man who opened fire Thursday in a Florida State University library as having been […]
Officials in Erie County, New York, say some 30 building collapses have been reported in the Buffalo area from the […]
The son of a Kansas sheriff was convicted of unintentional second-degree murder in the death of a man he considered […]
President Obama tells the American people he's taking action on immigration because the time has come.
Kansas gay couple can now get married, but they can't change their driver's licenses, and an expert thinks the state's stretching its bounds in defending its gay marriage ban.
Topeka crews battle 2 house fires Thursday morning.
The Senate's top Republican is warning that President Barack Obama will ``come to regret'' the steps he'll be announcing tonight on immigration.
Kansas legislators are likely to consider diverting funds earmarked for highway projects to general government programs to help solve the state's budget problems.
A Kansas casino has unveiled plans to build a meeting center and equestrian center that will enable it to host large horse shows.
The three states crossed by the Republican River have agreed on a new approach to managing water in the disputed […]
A man’s been arrested for an attack on a woman who was beaten, raped, and set on fire near Wichita […]
The state says it has plan in place to avoid the loss of Medicare funds at Osawatomie State Hospital.
Volunteer prison inmate help might be returning to the Hutchinson Animal Shelter.
The federal government says the Osawatomie State Hospital has three weeks to fix problems or it will no longer be eligible for Medicare payments.
FBI agents executed a search warrant at a Kansas school district’s headquarters as part of an ongoing investigation, but no […]
State and McPherson County authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found in a ditch […]
Lawrence police have identified a 19-year-old woman found dead in her apartment last week. Officers found Justina Mosso at the […]
The Kansas Supreme Court's lifted a hold on gay marriage licenses in Johnson County, which should create clarity for all district courts in the state to allow same sex marriage.
The White House is indicating President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving the Keystone X-L oil pipeline.
Officials in Shawnee County have made additional money available to help finance the prosecution of three capital murder cases. The […]
A Chinese company and the Dairy Farmers of America say they are planning a $100 million plant in Kansas.
Israeli police have identified the people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue attack as three American citizens and a Briton. Police […]
A small twin-engine cargo plane has crashed into a home on Chicago’s southwest side. Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says […]
The United States Senate’s expected to vote this evening on the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would move oil from […]
The University of Kansas and Kansas State University are joining a massive, long term study on climate change and land use change.
The chief judge for one south Kansas court district is allowing gay marriage licenses to be issued while another is denying applications.
The Kansas Supreme Court has two substitutes joining it's deliberations over allowing gay marriage in the state.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Ferguson ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a black teenager.
A report released Monday says one in 30 American children were homeless at some point in 2013, an all-time high.
Philadelphia’s mayor says it’s a “joyous day.” Michael Nutter says the upcoming visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia will be […]
Justices of the Kansas Supreme Court met Monday to deliberate the state's petition to maintain its gay-marriage ban while a federal court decision is pending.
Kansas is trying a new software program that’s led to better health for Missouri residents with mental illnesses. The Association […]
A Nebraska hospital says an Ebola patient being treated in its biocontainment unit has died. Nebraska Medical Center said in […]
The trouble began at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. It’s torn at the core of the nuclear Air […]
A federal appeals court has ruled that the University of Kansas School of Medicine did not discriminate against a disabled […]
A Kansas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally poisoning his wife with nicotine in […]
A new report shows that Kansas consumers seeking health insurance on the federally-run online marketplace will pay about the same […]
Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing in cosmetics plan to make a […]
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul opens Saturday, and the hope is that consumers will have […]
A food safety manager says dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt's urging the state Supreme Court to uphold Kansas gay marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court settles the case.
Kansas will send a World War I relic back to Belgium where it was originally sent in the U.S. relief effort for the European country.
A Topeka man's followed his co-defendant with a not guilty plea in the murder of a man at a Lawrence apartment complex in March.
A St. Louis County town that neighbors Ferguson, Missouri, is warning residents to prepare for potential unrest that may follow the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case.
The state Supreme Court has disbarred the attorney who represented Phillip Cheatham in a double murder trial in Topeka in 2005.
Mission controllers say a European probe is pushing ahead with efforts to drill into a comet _ though they’re still […]
A proposal to merge Dodge City Community College into Fort Hays State University apparently has collapsed. The merger had sparked […]
A man who police say fatally stabbed his girlfriend will not have a preliminary hearing until December. The hearing for […]
A 29-year-old Topeka man pleaded not guilty to a homicide at a Lawrence apartment complex in March. Archie Lamont Robinson […]
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 shakes parts of Kansas and Oklahoma.
Judges in at least four Kansas counties were issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples a day after the U.S. Supreme […]
The current director of the Medicaid program in the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will become interim secretary of […]
Authorities have charged a Wichita woman who they say stole cigarettes and cash from convenience stores while wearing a blue […]
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says there isn’t enough evidence to charge Johnson County authorities in the case of an […]
Dodge City police are asking for the public for information in the October homicide. The body of 54-year-old Fabian Corral […]
A health care attendant has been charged in a September homicide of a man he cared for in Lawrence. Prosecutors […]
Despite a Supreme Court ruling to allow same sex marriages in Kansas, Governor Sam Brownback says the state's gay marriage ban is worth defending.
Kansas district court clerks' offices aren't seeing heightened activity ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether gay marriage will be permitted in Kansas.
Kansas City police say a man died and a suspect is in custody after a shooting downtown near City Hall.
A man is jailed in northeast Kansas after he went to police to report that his uncle had died. Pottawatomie […]
A 56-year-old Holton man who's recovering from a hunting accident says a 12-year-old boy's quick thinking saved his life.
Two 16-year-old Northeast Kansas boys were released Tuesday from the hospital after being struck by a train on a railroad bridge.
Prosecutors begin presenting evidence against an avowed white supremacist accused of gunning down three people at two Kansas Jewish sites.
Civil liberties attorneys are telling the U.S. Supreme Court that delaying gay marriage in Kansas will harm same-sex couples and their families.
Iraqi police and hospital officials say a suicide bomber has rammed his explosives-laden car into a military outpost north of […]
The U.S. military says it's identified the remains of 18-year-old Army Sgt. Michael J. Barra more than 60 years after he died in the Korean War.
The suspect in a Lawrence homicide is being evaluated at Larned State Hospital after a judge found her incompetent to […]
More than 3,700 Emporia-area residents were without power for a few hours early Tuesday but electricity has been restored. Westar […]
A New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola nearly three weeks ago is set to be released from a hospital today. […]
Nurse Kaci Hickox passes 21-day incubation period for Ebola; no signs of virus.
Kansas advocates are watching the US Supreme Court, hoping gay marriages start this week after the attorney for two lesbian couples responds to a high court request.
Kansas latest revenue forecast points to a $278 million budget shortfall by July, and almost double that amount the following year.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order blocking gay marriage in Kansas.
A state lawmaker from southeast Kansas has won re-election after canvasses in his House district confirmed the victory.
U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins agrees with her party's leaders President Obama would poison bipartisan work on Capitol Hill if he acts to ease deportations of illegal immigrants.
Authorities say an 83-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run accident in northeast Kansas after he got out of the vehicle to check on an injured deer.
The U.S. Postal Service says it’s the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security […]
Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in […]
Nonprofit groups say they are looking forward to raising money from charity raffles, after voters approved a constitutional amendment clarifying […]
Some four dozen students are dead after a suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform detonated explosives at a high […]