Former superintendent Bill Gilhaus and subordinates Christy Ziegler and Lana Gerber allege in federal court that they were wrongfully discharged.
A reward of up to $1,000 may be given for any information leading to an arrest.
Officers will respond only to injury and hit and run accidents, or accidents where the vehicle is disabled in the roadway.
The man was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
Brooke McLaughlin was charged with aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery.
Thomas Whitlow of Kansas City must pay $17,521 in restitution in addition to his prison sentence.
The defendants attorneys say because the bomb could not explode, it did not meet the legal definition of a "destructive device."
Kirk’s decision comes after inconsistencies about smoking pot were discovered during his hiring process.
The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state collected nearly $310 million in taxes in February.
Charges are filed against a 22 year-old man for shooting three people near the KU campus earlier this month.
The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed at 488 in 1999.
Everest accounts for 15.8 percent of planted acres for the 2015 crop, and it's the favorite in the eastern two-thirds of the state.
Commission found Timothy H. Henderson sexually harassed female attorneys and staff.
Lawrence police say the investigation into other possible suspects is continuing.
People inside the home escaped without injuries.
It will be mostly cloudy and cold again today with highs only reaching the upper teens and lower 20s. Under […]
The state House passes bills which both stiffen and soften drunk driving penalties.
A measure allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit has passed the state Senate.
A measure to move local elections from spring to fall has passed the state Senate.
Both Kansas houses have approved new policies for negotiations between teacher associations and school boards.
BNSF says freight demands are heavier than ever, and Kansas is a critical state in moving goods from one part of the country to the other.
At stake is whether the public will have a chance to vote on Topeka's plans to buy the racetrack.
The program provides incentives such as student loan forgiveness and waived income taxes.
Sheriff Greg Riat says Andrew J. Brown of Wamego was pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday.
The bill sought by Secretary of State Kris Kobach was given final approval Thursday and now goes to the Senate.
The bill would make it unlikely an offender would face prison time until their third marijuana conviction.
The biggest factor was the drop in motor fuel prices.
The bill was requested by Kris Kobach, who tried to prevent Chad Taylor's withdrawal from the U.S. Senate race.
It is going to be a breezy and cold day today with high temperatures only reaching the upper teens and […]
The Kansas Senate's approved a bill making teachers criminally liable for showing harmful material to students.
Kansas lawmakers are on the clock to consider legislation before a cut-off point.
The Governor has new a operative with deep conservative credentials.
Topeka's Zoo black bear, 'Peek', brought a community together in an effort to save her legs and life.
The Kansas Senate votes against stricter medicaid control for mental health drugs.
Kansas lawmakers have given early approval to doing away with concealed gun permits.
The bill was designed to boost benefits for retirees to help them deal with increases in the cost of living.
Tara Dimick and her guests will take a look into the business world of Topeka, Kansas, from this Sunday.
Program manager says the aircraft would be used for such things as researching drought stress and bug infestation.
Kansas Missing and Unsolved announced Wednesday morning Briahna Portenier was located and is safe.
Monday's fire killed 21-month-old Sawyer White, who was trapped in the basement of a family home in Belleville.
Rep. Peggy Mast proposed the action as part of the state's response to a multimillion dollar budget shortfall.
Victim's sister believes someone's been helping the man who murdered her brother.
As a cold front approaches Kansas this afternoon clouds will gradually increase across northeast Kansas followed by a chance for […]
State legislative committees scramble as deadlines approach.
The Kansas Senate could approve a bill to give Medicaid more control over mental health drugs.
An officer in Lawrence is arrested, charged with domestic violence and suspended.
A bill passed by the Kansas Senate makes teachers criminally liable for showing students harmful material.
The state Senate's given early approval to allow Secretary of State Kris Kobach to prosecute voter fraud cases.
Oxnard police say the truck became fully engulfed in flames, and a number of people are injured.
The Revenue Department estimates that nearly 281,000 business owners were helped, along with the farmers, whose numbers weren't estimated previously.
Registered drug offender, Dejuan L. Knight, has not informed the Topeka police of his whereabouts.
The cop was arrested after investigators interviewed his domestic partner.
An attorney says the ruling overturns a 25-year precedent allowing military personnel to be convicted of aggravated assault for transmitting HIV.
The dispute centers on a 1943 compact allocating 49 percent of the river's water to Nebraska, 40 percent to Kansas and 11 percent to Colorado.
Samuel Vonachen told authorities people are "awful'' and he set the fire to send his family a message.
23-year-old Derek Butters is a two-year veteran of the Ottawa Police Department.
Topeka police say a car was stolen at gunpoint Monday morning.
It will be sunny and warmer today with temperatures warming into the mid 40s this afternoon. Under partly cloudy skies […]
Lawmakers are looking at a measure to eliminate Common Core standards in Kansas schools.
A proposal to make investigation of government agencies over redacted public material easier is backed by the Kansas AG.
The state Senate's looking at a measure to allow carry of concealed weapons without a permit.
Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State […]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces has ruled there's no proof that airman David Gutierrez's acts were likely to transmit HIV at swinger parties.
Two bills before the Kansas Legislature would allow hemp to be grown for research purposes and cannabis products would become […]
Kansas lawmakers have advanced a measure allowing grocery and convenience stores to sell full strength beer.
The New Vintage Big Band played Sunday with standing room only at the Ramada Topeka Downtown.
Overall federal drug trafficking cases dropped by 6 percent in FY 2014.
Construction of the $1.5 million center is being funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Judge Mark Braun was in court when attorney David McDonald was punched.
35 year old Ronald Stump was not wearing a seatbelt and died in the crash.
We will see variable cloudiness today as temperatures struggle to get back into the mid and upper 20s. Under mostly […]
25-year-old Edward "E.J." Parker was sentenced after pleading no contest in January to attempted second-degree murder.
Inge received this Oscar in 1961 for best original screenplay for "Splendor in the Grass,'' a story of sexual repression.
The fire department says an adult and a child were taken to a hospital for possible smoke inhalation injuries.
Opponents have suggested a rarer species like the Topeka shiner be considered. Some say the catfish is a "second-class" species.
Kansas lawmakers want to boost their campaign contribution limits to keep pace with a boom in outside election ads. The […]
Browynn Birdsong underwent two major surgeries and several treatments, but the tumor was too aggressive.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The robbers demanded money. No one was hurt.
The measure would direct the department to grow and study hemp plants in conjunction with a state university.
Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex offenders can earn credit through Washburn Institute of Technology.
Lawrence Browning was known by neighborhood kids as "cookie man" because he often gave them treats when they visited.
Groceries stores now only sell weaker beer known as cereal malt beverage. Just liquor stores can sell full-strength beer, wine and liquor.
Last week, the dog burst out of a patrol car and bit a Dunkin' Donuts worker in the calf.
The bill would allow individual teachers to negotiate outside of the normal collective bargaining structure.
A House panel's passed a measure allowing teachers who don't pay union dues to negotiate their own contracts with school districts.
Match that ‘just right’ horse with proven one of the very best college-age cowgirls in the world, and it’s a […]
The state had planned to move from the traditional notification letter to a postcard, in an effort to save money.
Authorities say Daniel Archibald used a Mosin-Nagant rifle to shoot at pilot whales from the vessel Capt. Bob.
Two bills in the state Senate would delay or possibly prevent enactment of upcoming clean air standards.
A bill crafted by a national anti-abortion group has overwhelming passed the Kansas Senate.
“Beacon is a welcoming environment for queer youth ages 12-18 to engage in socialization, education, exploration and activism."
Siemens Wind Energy furloughed 60 employees because parts needed to build wind turbine nacelles are stuck in ships off the West Coast.
A state charge of first-degree felony murder against Marcas McGowan will be dismissed to pursue federal kidnapping and weapons-related indictments.
Clouds and temperatures will increase today with daytime highs topping out in the mid to upper 30s.
The state Senate's expected to pass a ban on an abortion procedure proponents call "dismemberment".
State Democrats are criticizing an immigration bill in the legislature as prejudicial.
The public can comment on Kansas education standards with a new online tool.
The state Senate's given preliminary approval to a bill banning a specific abortion procedure proponents call "dismemberment"
The bill also would create a scrap database to help authorities track down offenders and punish dealers trading in stolen goods.