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Stories with place: Kansas
  • 2-car crash near Topeka results in shooting 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:37 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A 40-year-old Topeka man is shot in the neck and a second was taken into custody after what police suspect could be a case of road rage.

  • Fort Riley overhauls sexual assault program 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:16 am
  • FORT RILEY, Kansas - Fort Riley has revamped its services for sexual assault victims in the military, streamlining the process in a bid to make it easier for victims to report assaults.

  • Kansas voter program checks nationwide 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:13 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A program run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach compares voter registration records among participating states to check for duplicate voter registrations and possible double voting.

  • Woman killed, several hurt in 2-car collision 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 7:58 am
  • NORTONVILLE, Kansas - A northeast Kansas woman has died and several people were taken to a hospital with injuries after a two-car crash just south of Nortonville.

  • Kansas Guard fishing event marks 10 years 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:05 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A northeast Kansas fishing tournament honoring the memory of fallen National Guard soldiers is hitting the 10-year mark.

  • Dole returns to Kansas for events in 10 cities 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:04 am
  • OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Kansas political icon Bob Dole has returned to his home state for 10 receptions and open houses over the next three days.

  • Kansans work to return tombstone 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:04 am
  • LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - Leavenworth residents are working to return an old tombstone found recently during a spring cleaning project.

  • Oklahoma State rallies for 6-3 win over Kansas 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 6:11 pm
  • STILLWATER, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State used the long ball to rally from an early 2-run deficit and beat Kansas 6-3 a sweep of their weekend series in Stillwater.

  • Kansas judge to rule on supervision 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 6:07 pm
  • EL DORADO, Kansas - A Butler County judge is expected to decide if a former Augusta police officer convicted of a sex crime will be subject to lifetime post-release supervision.

  • Kansas students attend prom via robot 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 3:34 pm
  • LAWRENCE, Kansas - Two Lawrence students danced with friends at their prom thanks to a couple robots.

  • Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 3:11 pm
  • KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback and other officials are expected to gather at the KU Medical Center to applaud budget enhancements that include $25 million in bonds for building a proposed $75 million health education building.

  • Seniors to get 6 tickets for first lady's speech 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:33 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - Amid complaints about the possibility of limited tickets for friends and families to attend a Topeka high school graduation where Michelle Obama is speaking, the school district announced that graduating seniors will be given up to six tickets each.

  • Wichita putting NBC World Series board in place 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:31 pm
  • WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita officials have been working to put a board of directors in place to take over operation of the National Baseball Congress World Series.

  • New law prevents expansion of Medicaid in Kansas 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:11 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is not going to expand its Medicaid program anytime soon in line with the federal health care overhaul, but advocates aren't giving up on the idea, despite a new law indefinitely blocking an expansion.

  • Kansas school funding measure awaits signature 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:22 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A Thursday deadline is approaching for Gov. Sam Brownback to make a decision on whether he will sign a bill increasing spending for Kansas public schools.

  • Late goal gives MLS leader Dallas a 2-1 win 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:59 am
  • FRISCO, Texas - Dallas substitute Blas Perez scored in the 88th minute to give MLS-leading Dallas a 2-1 home win over Toronto on Saturday.

  • Dwyer's 2 goals power Sporting KC over Impact 4-0 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:59 pm
  • KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Dom Dwyer scored two goals in the second half, giving him four in his last four matches, and Sporting Kansas City moved into a share of the Eastern Conference lead with a 4-0 victory over the winless Montreal Impact on Saturday night.

  • Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:40 pm
  • WICHITA, Kansas - Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.

  • Kansas wins 8 of 20 track events at Relays 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:34 pm
  • LAWRENCE, Kansas - The inaugural weekend hosting the Kansas Relays at Rock Chalk Park couldn't have gone much better for the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday.

  • Crash kills 2 in western Kansas 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:40 pm
  • HAYS, Kansas - Two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in western Kansas.

  • Funeral held for 2 shooting victims 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:20 pm
  • OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings at a Jewish center in suburban Kansas City.

  • Kansas high court opposes judicial budget 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:52 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has criticized a judicial budget that ties funding to policy changes and was signed recently by Gov. Sam Brownback.

  • Topeka site offering compressed natural gas 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:57 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka business has started publicly offering compressed natural gas to some drivers.

  • Plays' topics hit home for teens 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:08 am
  • PITTSBURG, Kansas - The first line of Pittsburg High School's coming theater production asks: "Do you ever take time to look around you? To truly see?"

  • Miss Kansas to host show for Outdoors Channel 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:05 am
  • CHASE COUNTY, Kansas - Theresa Vail's job has included a lot of cameras and fashionable clothing since she won the Miss Kansas crown last year. She recently got a look at a future that will contain more of the same when she relinquishes her crown June 7.