Automakers Toyota, Honda and Chrysler are recalling over 2 million vehicles.
The city of Topeka and Heartland Park racetrack have asked a court to deny a stay extension requested by petitioner Chris Imming.
Friends of the famed singer's daughter found her this morning and administered CPR.
A Wichita man gets jail sentence after foster-daughter perished in hot car.
Fire Officials are investigating the cause of Friday night's blaze that destroyed a Manhattan house
A ruling Friday by the State Supreme Court says "gaze test" was not evidence that driver was impaired.
Police are looking for a suspect after a 6-year-old Topeka girl's hair was set on fire.
The petitioner in the Heartland Park court case is seeking to have the stay in his appeal extended.
Portions of video relevant to investigations, official complaints or the use of force would be stored for three years.
If a minimum of 40 people donate, donors will receive vouchers for a Royals game this season.
The former and current owners of a hunting guide company in Haven, Kansas, both provide exclusive statements to 580 WIBW regarding recent federal violations and sentences.
Two hunting guides working for Misting Morning Outfitters in Haven, Kansas, were sentenced after an undercover Federal investigation.
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.
Among the new offerings are natural and organic foods, including gluten-free options.
The police department says there is limited space available and seats fill up quickly, so apply soon.
Payment arrangements were accepted by the State Revenue Department late Tuesday.
Thirteen people have applied to run for four seats on the Topeka City Council.
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Deputies gave guests an hour to pack up and check out.
Police in New York have identified a girl whose body was found 35 years ago, as a missing Florida teenager.
The filing of the brief means a temporary stay in the Heartland Park lawsuit will end in a week.
Lawrence police detectives are looking for information on a stabbing the occurred early Sunday morning. A $1000 reward is being offered in this case.
24-year old Joseph DeRusse of Austin, Texas has been charged with kidnapping in federal court in Wichita; alleged to have kidnapped a woman in an effort to marry her.
It may seem odd to lose power on such a warm day, but over 2 thousand Topeka Westar Customers were without […]
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 major obstacle to a proposed Kansas landfill has emerged, after months of debate.
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 […]
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.
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."
The U.S. District Court of Kansas has welcomed 29 people as new citizens of the United States.
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.
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.
33 year old inmate claims having sexual relationship with former officer.
The President is speaking Thursday morning at the University of Kansas at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
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.
Police say the man ran away after both children began to scream.
The program is offered to those with disabilities, the elderly, or families with children who meet income eligibility standards.
Authorities say there were no injuries.
Person hospitalized after crashing into a pole.
There is an art exhibition, volunteer fair, Living the Dream student recognition ceremony, and ranger-led activities.
The shot came from a weapon fired by a boy under 10 years of age.
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.
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.
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.
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 document lists several points where the petitioner and his lawyer say the Shawnee County District Court erred.
Eric Alexander, 34, is suspected of stabbing Sheila Alexander, 54, and Jason Alexander, 28.
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.
Manager H.R. Cook says the money will also be used for acquiring events.
Kirk Sexton faces up to 20 years behind bars.
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.
An official scheduled to testify in a Grand Jury investigation of Governor Brownback did not appear.
Colson named a few accomplishments, including the adoption of a balanced budget without a property tax increase and an improved bond rating.
Manspeaker says he's looking forward to spending more time with his family and focusing on his job.
Craig Lewis was captured Tuesday in the capital city's Oakland neighborhood.
Supporters of bills to legalize medical marijuana in Kansas will rally in the Capitol Thursday.
Ross Lane was bonded over Tuesday in Shawnee County District Court on three charges, including capital murder.
The historic Fairfax bridge that connects Wyandotte and Platte counties will be no more as crews demolish the trusses on Friday.
A state economist says there's a chance the low prices could stimulate the economy and raise tax revenues elsewhere.
The Kansas Appeals Court's given the attorney for Chris Imming until Friday to file a required brief.
A Capitol Police spokesperson says officers were initially concerned over a concealed carry law at the Statehouse.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism stocks rainbow trout for winter fishing around the state.
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All eight statewide elected officials are men after Sandy Praeger's departure as insurance commissioner Monday.
The inauguration had been planned for the Statehouse steps
Half of all game wardens wear body cams; more funding needed.
The film, "Birdman", tops Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards with 7 nominations.
While celebrating at his inauguration ball on Saturday, Governor Sam Brownback declared confidence in the Legislature's ability to deal with state issues.
Analysts are saying Brownback's approach at fixing the budget, mainly through transfers from other state funds, could cause a shortfall for the budget year that begins in July to grow from $436 million to $648 million.
Lawmakers in Kansas are challenged with finding enough money in spending cuts to erase the $700,000,000 + deficit, against a backdrop of tax cuts that some say shouldn't be changed.
An economist thinks a credit rating agency is concerned about the state's budget predicament.
Police say Kirk Sexton was taken into custody without incident. He was not armed.
The settlement with Kansas aims to protect women prisoners at the Topeka Correctional Facility from sexual abuse.
S&P says Gov. Brownback's plan to address the state's budget shortfall doesn't "appear to significantly address the mismatch between recurring revenues and expenditures."