- Kansas Supreme Court declines to hear Heartland Park case Updated: Oct-08-15 3:21 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has chosen not to hear an appeal of a case addressing the validity of a petition drive seeking a public vote on Topeka's proposed purchase of Heartland Park Topeka.
- High court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases Updated: Oct-07-15 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to rule against three Kansas men who challenged their death sentences in what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench.
- Supreme Court to hear capital cases roiling Kansas politics Updated: Oct-06-15 8:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider reinstating death sentences for two brothers convicted in the notorious slayings of four people in Kansas, capital cases that roiled the state's politics and have prompted calls to remake its judiciary.
- Attorneys ask court to lift stay in school funding lawsuit Updated: Oct-03-15 3:01 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Attorneys representing Kansas school districts that are suing the state over inadequate funding have asked the Kansas Supreme Court to lift a stay on a lower court ruling and release state funds to public school districts.
- Supreme Court: Intoxication no excuse for shooting at police Updated: Sep-26-15 4:17 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned an appeals court decision and ruled that getting drunk and taking prescription medications is no excuse for firing a shot at deputies.
- Shawnee Mission intervention in school funding case rejected Updated: Sep-22-15 12:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court will not allow the Shawnee Mission School District to intervene in a lawsuit filed against the state by four other school districts over school funding.
- Kansas high court hears case of ex-deputy who killed wife Updated: Sep-17-15 3:35 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court heard arguments but took no immediate action Thursday on the appeal from a former Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy serving a life sentence for killing his wife weeks after she filed for divorce, then setting fire to the family's home to destroy evidence as their two young sons slept down the hall.
- Prosecutor asks court to examine Wichita pot measure Updated: Sep-17-15 3:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A top Kansas prosecutor on Thursday asked the state's Supreme Court to look past flaws in the petition process that led to a Wichita marijuana ordinance and focus instead on whether the city has the right to craft its own pot laws.