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 […]
A Firefighter in Garden City fell ill during a training session and later died at an area hospital after suffering a heart attack.
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.
A teacher quickly put out the fire, and no one was hurt.
Brownback signed a proclamation designating Friday as "Battle of the Bulge Day."
As the high school basketball season reaches the midway point of the season, teams get a break from league play […]
The U.S. District Court of Kansas has welcomed 29 people as new citizens of the United States.
Democratic leaders are criticizing Governor Brownback's plan to balance the state's budget shortfall, but admit they no counter proposal.
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 President says he'll veto 4th District Congressman Mike Pompeo's natural gas pipeline bill.
Auburn Apple Market has announced closing
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.
It will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy and warmer today as temperatures return to the lower 50s this afternoon. […]
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
Obama pumped up his plan to make the first two years of community college free.
Michael Kern was a 13-year veteran with the Olathe Police Department.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn’t know how footballs became deflated during the game that got […]
A state legislator wants to create a "rainy day fund" to insure Kansas avoids budget deficits like the current $700 million shortfall.
33 year old inmate claims having sexual relationship with former officer.
Sumner School was at the heart of the landmark desegregation case.
Clouds will gradually clear northeast Kansas today as temperatures warm back into the lower 40s. With clear skies and calm […]
The President is speaking Thursday morning at the University of Kansas at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
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 White House says Obama will touch down at Forbes Field Wednesday evening.
The twin engine plane was carrying freight when it crashed in Sherman County.
A proposal by President Obama to college students would repeal a program Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins seeks to expand.
Listen to the entire interview with Senator Pat Roberts on the SOTU.
Police say the man ran away after both children began to scream.
Jenkins called the speech a 'missed opportunity'.
Today will be partly cloudy and a little cooler with highs topping out in the mid to upper 40s. Under […]
A state Senate panel hears testimony this week both for and against a medical marijuana bill.
After suffering a tough league loss last week, the Shawnee Heights Lady T-Birds were looking to get back in the […]
After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Tatyana Legette and Topeka High senior wrestler Tavarous Givens are our Wendy’s high school athletes […]
Governor Brownback's plan to use public pension money to help shore up a budget shortfall would increase long term costs.
Andrew Davey was buying electronic devices on the city's dime and giving them to his family and friends.
Debate over middle-class economics could be critical in 2016.
“Horses can change children.” Al Davis of Manhattan proudly quoted his grandpa’s philosophy from nearly four decades ago on the […]
The program is offered to those with disabilities, the elderly, or families with children who meet income eligibility standards.
Thousands of University of Kansas student have received tickets to see Obama speak on campus this week.
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.
Authorities say there were no injuries.
A law expert thinks the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to rule on gay marriage will settle the issue in Kansas, although the state could fight implementation.
Person hospitalized after crashing into a pole.
Clouds will gradually decrease from midday on today as temperatures warm back into the lower to mid 50s. Under mostly […]
The halfway point of the high school basketball is finally here. And to view the mid-season tournaments, check them out […]
There's bipartisan support for legislation requiring Kansas law enforcement officers to have body cameras, although there are questions about the costs.
Senator Ty Masterson is among the conservative state lawmakers defending income tax cuts which led to reduced revenues for Kansas.
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.
There is an art exhibition, volunteer fair, Living the Dream student recognition ceremony, and ranger-led activities.
EU foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels, and the Arab League Secretary General will be attending.
The shot came from a weapon fired by a boy under 10 years of age.
On Sunday, stars of the movie "Selma'' and hundreds of other people marched to the bridge.
Food, shelter and medical costs were up; motor fuel prices dropped.
Governor Brownback's issued an order intending to reallocate responsibilities for licensing foster care homes and determining Medicaid eligibility.
It will be a mild start to relatively quiet week today as high temperatures warm back into the upper 50s […]
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.
Topeka Sheriff Herman Jones has announced the appointment of Phil Blume to Undersheriff.
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.
Washburn University hosted a Zumbathon to raise money for the wife and two sons of fallen Topeka Police Cpl. Jason Harwood.
The Saline County Sheriff's Office says the man was 65-year-old Robert Lloyd Basye.
In Kansas, many state services for same-sex couples are still blocked by the state government.
On Saturday morning, police treated Tanica Peoples, 36, in the 2800 block of SE Highland Court for minor injuries.
Fewer than 5 percent of freshmen fell short of state-established academic benchmarks last year.
Leawood Sen. Jeff Melcher says the tax increases would drive shoppers across the border to Missouri.
Police identified the victim as 49-year-old James Reeder.
Girls The Hayden Lady Wildcats pounced all over the Topeka High Trojans and cruised to an 85-49 victory. Hayden opened […]
AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL Hayden 85, Topeka High 49 Seaman 62, Shawnee Heights 39 Emporia 60, Topeka West 29 Manhattan 57, […]
Some conservative Republican Kansas lawmakers aren't thrilled with Governor Brownback's plan to back away from upcoming tax cuts.
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.
The document lists several points where the petitioner and his lawyer say the Shawnee County District Court erred.
Monetary awards help victims pay expenses resulting from crimes.
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.
Eric Alexander, 34, is suspected of stabbing Sheila Alexander, 54, and Jason Alexander, 28.