- Uber says it is leaving Kansas after new regulations set Updated: May-05-15 11:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it is pulling out of Kansas after the Republican-dominated Legislature overruled GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and imposed new regulations on such services.
- Brownback, legislators give 5 school districts more funding Updated: May-05-15 11:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback and legislative leaders agreed Tuesday to give roughly half a million dollars in additional funding to five school districts hit hard by recent policy changes and unforeseen expenses.
- Kansas legislators start work on plan for raising taxes Updated: May-05-15 11:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes under a proposal that a state Senate committee endorsed Tuesday, as the Republican-dominated Legislature began work on raising new revenues to close a projected budget shortfall.
- Kansas lawmakers approve changes for civil service system Updated: May-05-15 9:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is expected to reduce the number of state workers covered by its civil service system after the Republican-dominated Legislature approved a bill Tuesday making it easier for state agencies to reclassify jobs.
- Kansas Senate approves bill dealing with public pensions Updated: May-05-15 8:26 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has approved a bill to rewrite the rules for teachers, school administrators and other public employees who return to work after retiring.
- Topeka man charged with conspiracy in Fort Riley bomb plot Updated: May-05-15 8:08 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A Topeka man has been charged with conspiracy in a plot to bomb the Fort Riley military base, according to a court document unsealed Tuesday.
- Kansas Senate advances bill on state response to EPA rule Updated: May-05-15 7:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A bill approved by the Kansas Senate would require legislators to sign off on the state's plan for complying with a federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
- Kansas hasn't processed thousands of income tax returns Updated: May-05-15 2:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Department of Revenue said it has yet to process between 70,000 and 80,000 state income tax returns after bringing in workers from another agency last week to help open envelopes.
- Missouri House roll call on override of welfare limit cuts Updated: May-05-15 1:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 113-42 roll call vote Tuesday by which the Missouri House overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months.
- Sprint's aggressive grab nets new customers, but at a cost Updated: May-05-15 8:58 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Sprint added more than a million new subscribers in the fourth quarter but at a cost as aggressive pricing and promotions widened its losses.
- Kansas and Missouri beef farmers cashing in on high prices Updated: May-05-15 8:49 am
LA CYGNE, Kansas - If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before.
- Kansas State building new soccer facility Updated: May-05-15 8:05 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Kansas State is building a $2.1 million soccer facility that will host most of the new women's soccer games.
- State receives 100,000th application for concealed carry Updated: May-05-15 7:17 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the state has received 100,000 applications for its concealed carry program.
- Shooting in Winfield leaves 1 dead, 1 injured Updated: May-05-15 7:16 am
WINFIELD, Kansas - Winfield police say one person is dead and another critically injured after a shooting at a home.
- K-State researcher finds exercise aids in cancer recovery Updated: May-05-15 5:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - A Kansas State University researcher has found that fast-walking or a light jogging on a regular basis can improve cancer treatments.
- New plan would end Kansas green energy mandate for utilities Updated: May-04-15 9:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas would no longer require utilities to generate a portion of their electricity from wind or other renewable resources but the state also would not impose a new tax on the power under a proposal Republican Gov. Sam Brownback announced Monday.
- Texas, Kansas to back Florida lawsuit against administration Updated: May-04-15 6:17 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Governors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they'll support Florida Gov. Rick Scott's fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don't expand Medicaid.
- Gov. Brownback: Not everyone always agrees with me Updated: May-04-15 6:11 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback says not everyone always agrees with his policies after a restaurant waitress left a message on his receipt promoting more funding for schools.
- Man facing child pornography charges in Texas arrested in Kansas Updated: May-04-15 5:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A district attorney says a man facing child pornography charges in Texas fled to Kansas and worked as a school bus driver.
- Kansas House panel endorses election fraud measure Updated: May-04-15 5:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' secretary of state would have the power to prosecute election fraud under a bill endorsed by a House panel.
- Scrap theft bill approved by Kansas House panel Updated: May-04-15 5:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Scrap thieves who do more than $5,000 worth of damage in stealing precious metals would face jail time under a bill endorsed by a House panel.
- Kansas Senate approves bill legalizing fantasy sports Updated: May-04-15 5:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Fantasy sports would be declared legal under a bill approved by the Kansas Senate.
- General Motors will invest $174 million in Kansas plant Updated: May-04-15 2:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - General Motors will invest $174 million in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas, to pay for new equipment and technology to produce the 2016 Malibu, company officials announced Monday.
- Task forces suggests changes to handling sexual assaults Updated: May-04-15 1:40 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A University of Kansas task force is advising the school to establish an on-campus center for sexual assault prevention and education as part of a report recommending changes in how the college handles rape.
- Man critically injured after shooting by Wichita officer Updated: May-04-15 8:38 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita police say a man was injured and another is custody after a shooting involving a police officer.