The school's principal emailed parents this morning about a weapon found in a student's bag.
A boil order is in effect for part of Leavenworth County during maintenance work.
KDOT considers adding flashing beacon to interchange in north Shawnee County.
The funeral of a 10 year old boy, who police say was killed by his mother, will take place Saturday.
Wichita has a new website where residents can track city snow plow locations.
There's another nail in the coffin for a Topeka state government building set for demolition - bedbugs.
Snow expected in Topeka area Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Kirk says the Lakeland Police Department "feels like home."
The Kansas Corporation Commission’s allowing the small town of Chanute to vastly upgrade its internet service.
Pops Stop-N-Shop and Gastrip in East Topeka are competing for the lowest gas prices in the city.
The University of Kansas has suspended a fraternity after disturbing events discovered during an investigation of sexual assault charges.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp voted against the government appropriations bill for a number of reasons, including a fellow Kansan's provision included in it.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback assisted the Kansas National Guard Wednesday to drum up support for holiday gift bags for men and women serving the state and nation.
The Wendy's donation will be used to match six kids at risk in the community with a mentor.
Hottelet worked for the United Press in Berlin at the start of the war and even spent months in a Nazi prison before joining Murrow at the CBS-London bureau in 1944.
The City Council has learned the city staff isn't expected to recommend a prospective buyer for the racing venue until Jan. 6.
The driver ran a stop sign and struck another car, killing him and the passenger.
A school official says an $11.25 million donation from Koch Industries to Wichita State University is about scholarships and innovation, not influencing curriculum.
The new Kansas House Minority Leader replacing Paul Davis is shoring up his staff as the next legislative session approaches.
Rumors people angry over a 16-year-old's shooting death might seek retaliation prompt increased police presence at a Kansas high school.
A homeless man loses almost everything, including a prosthetic leg, in a fire he inadvertently started at the storage building he was living in.
Westar Energy says it'll purchase power from a wind farm to meet a state renewable-energy mandate which some legislators want to repeal.
Chris Imming's been given until Monday to respond to a filing by the city of Topeka asking a court to block a stay in his Heartland Park appeal.
In a legislative agenda it's sending to Kansas lawmakers for the next session, the city of Wichita's asking the state to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driving permits.
After a series of confusing 911 calls, police were able to find a shooting victim with seriously injuries.
Billy Davis Jr. will be formally sentenced on February 13th for the murder of 8-year-old Aliyah Irvin.
Authorities say five longhorn cows and a bull, worth at least $10,000, were recently taken from a pasture in southeast Kingman County.
Both want petitioners to secure $45.6 million in bonds if stay is granted.
The Barber County Sheriff hasn't released the woman's identity or a possible cause of death.
Police say thieves hit at least 10 homes, stealing mostly Christmas decorations.
The synthetic drug business generated at least $16 million in sales in less than two years.
Two programs will provide services for some suffering from mental illness.
A south-central Kansas woman has been taken into custody on suspicion that she killed her 10-year-old son.
The University of Kansas Endowment has reached a $1.2 billion fundraising goal two years ahead of schedule.
The defense in the Billy Davis Jr. capital murder trial says Davis is mentally ill and should not be sentenced to death.
Pickup truck kills Manhattan woman early Sunday.
After several months on the run, Roy Waquahboshkuk, the most wanted man in Jackson County, has been arrested.
Tornado and snow in Kansas on same day.
Dang Sean was sentenced for killing a man by injecting him with a lethal dose of methamphetamine
The penalty phase of Billy Frank Davis Jr.'s capital murder trial got underway Friday in Shawnee County District Court.
An expert thinks Kansas' state services will continue to be slashed from tax cuts which are causing budget deficits to spiral.
Aggressive training for such a scenario is practiced repeatedly, according to Wiley. He said that while Tiffany is a hand-raised gorilla, and bonds better to people than other gorillas, it’s difficult to determine the degree of threat she posed to staff while being out of her environment.
Community leaders in Northeast Kansas want the Army to spare Fort Leavenworth from required military job cuts by 2020.
A Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the “Atkins Diabetes Revolution” has been sentenced to three years and five months in […]
A jury has convicted one of the men accused of stealing a wedding ring and other items from a dying […]
Railcar explodes injuring 6 in Atchison.
The city of Topeka and the school district have agreed on the number of city police officers that will work in the district's schools.
On-line e-commerce company Sock Panda stops in Topeka Friday.
A Shawnee County District Court’s convicted Billy Frank Davis Jr. of murder, and the defendant will be sentenced Friday morning.
Four new board members have been elected to the Topeka Community Foundation.
The Kansas Legislature's nonpartisan research staff says Governor Sam Brownback's plan to close a massive budget shortfall mostly pushes the problem into the next fiscal year.
Topeka's postponed selling STAR bonds to buy Heartland Park racetrack after a petition organizer filed for a court stay to allow his appeal to be heard.
In an effort to shield a state agency head from litigation over its gay marriage ban, Kansas has started issuing gender-neutral marriage forms.
The owner of a Wichita comic book stores says a very particular thief stole what could amount to a million dollars worth of comics from his business.
Most of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's plan to shore up the state's $280 million budget shortfall must be approved by the legislature, a body which could also freeze tax cuts he fought for.
A new pizza chain has arrived in Topeka promising hot, custom pies from scratch to your plate in just five […]
The Kansas Corporation Commission and natural gas companies are working together to find a way to replace aging gas pipes in a less expensive way.
Like cities such as Seattle and Chicago, a Kansas City suburb is looking at restricting plastic grocery bags.
USPS is expanding package delivery to seven days a week through Christmas to keep up with holiday and e-commerce gift shipments.
A jury in the capital murder case of Billy Davis Jr. has yet to reach a verdict. He could face the death penalty for the killing of an eight-year-old girl.
Stoneking falsely claimed federal tax withholdings on gambling winnings of about $330,000 when the federal tax withholding on his gambling winning was $300.
Five Kansas residents are facing federal charges accusing them of counterfeiting or trying to pass fake $100 bills.
A University of Kansas economist thinks the current budget condition is part of a larger overall process which'll lead to elimination of the state's income tax.
Pittsburg police have offered $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest of two suspects in the death of a Pittsburg State University student.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has announced initial budget actions to balance a $280 million state shortfall. Transportation’s taking the biggest […]
Report says Lawrence is the fifth most educated city in the country.
Immigrant steals identity; fools American courts.
It will be mostly cloudy today with areas of drizzle possible through early afternoon. Highs today will be in the […]
Two former Bel Aire police officers have been indicted over a scheme to buy discounted rifles.
Police are seeking help to identify whoever stole items from the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame's collection.
Topeka Police James Brown says he needs to recall some officers from Topeka public schools, raising concerns among the schools' leaders.
Gov. Brownback outlines plan to address budget shortfall.
Fall college enrollment is up in Kansas.
It will be partly cloudy and cooler today with high temperatures only reaching the upper 30s and lower 40s. Clouds […]
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt challenges new EPA regulations that discourage the use of ethanol in gasoline.
The initial reason cited for immediate demolition of the house was structural deterioration, due to the imminent danger of collapse. Upon further review, the structure was demolished due to the “hot spots” that remained inside and were inaccessible. A hot spot is a very hot and dry area where a fire has been burning, or is likely to ignite.
A Rep. from Wichita whose committee oversaw the "religious freedom" bill which failed in the last legislative session, says it could be brought back in January
A person was transported to a hospital with non life threatening injuries Sunday night after being stabbed multiple times in southeast Topeka.
The new policy appears to be more in line with the logo that appears on their website, "Changing the Future of the Homeless, One Life at a Time".
Lawyer for same-sex couples in a Kansas federal court are seeking an order to force the state to provide services and benefits to gay married couples.
Col. Ernest Garcia, the head of the Kansas Highway Patrol, has announced he's retiring on January 5.
A 62-year-old man’s dead after falling down a flight of stairs in an eastern Kansas home. The Lyon County Sheriff’s […]
The state's adjutant general says a Kansas National Guard mission to West Africa has been cancelled.
The City of Topeka Monday released a statement saying it will pay the demolition bill. —————– Relatives of an 18-year-old […]
The Topeka police department has ended its reserve program, which allowed trained volunteers to carry firearms and help stop crime […]
There's a vacancy on the Kansas Court of Appeals.
A Topeka pastor is appalled, but not surprised a a Wichita minister’s getting death threats after performing same-sex marriages.
Sunshine returns today along with warmer temperatures. Highs this afternoon should top out in the mid to upper 50s. Under […]
Gov. Sam Brownback is moving forward on a plan for the state's long-term water supply, which would requires large funding.
Six people were hospitalized and released after an SUV struck a car near the border of Sedgwick and Butler counties..
Police are investigating the death of a woman shot in a Lowe's Home Improvement store parking lot in Kansas City, Kansas.
The highest military court this week hears a case involviing a Kansas airman accused of aggravated assault for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swinger parties in Wichita.
A pedestrian was struck while crossing Topeka Blvd. at about 9:30 Sunday night.
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce had an excellent statistical game Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, catching seven passes for 110 […]
Mental health workers at Osawatomie State Hospital are concerned about a new Kansas policy limiting psychiatric patients.
Gun manufacturer Remington has settled a lawsuit by replacing triggers on millions of popular fire arms.
Kansas City Police say an SUV involved in the death of a teenager outside a Somali community center had an anti-Muslim message in its rear window.
A Wichita minister says she frightened by death threats after performing 15 same-sex marriages on the Sedgwick County Courthouse steps.
A 76-year-old former debate coach convicted of molesting a foreign student is set to be released from prison.
Planned Parenthood's dropped its lawsuit against Kansas over a website requirement for abortion providers.