- Voting rights groups sue federal election official Updated: Feb-12-16 10:45 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.
- Kansas seeking solution to water needs of farmers, refuge Updated: Feb-12-16 6:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Federal, state and local officials have been trying to hammer out a deal aimed at addressing competing water needs of south-central Kansas irrigators and a national wildlife refuge that's lost considerable water to area irrigators.
- Man robs Kansas convenience store, then turns himself in Updated: Feb-12-16 2:48 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A 28-year-old man is behind bars after having second thoughts about an early morning convenience store robbery and turning himself in.
- Senate passes bill blocking study of clean-power rules Updated: Feb-12-16 1:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate has passed a bill that would block a state regulatory commission from spending money to study how to comply with new federal clean-power rules until a legal challenge is resolved.
- Kansas concerned about defending hot-shooting Oklahoma Updated: Feb-12-16 1:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kansas coach Bill Self expects his Jayhawks to have their hands full Saturday dealing with Buddy Hield and the rest of the sharp-shooting Oklahoma Sooners.
- Wrongfully convicted Kansan seeks videotaped interrogations Updated: Feb-12-16 11:52 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas man who spent nearly 16 years in prison for a killing his brother later admitted to testified for a measure that would require law enforcement to record some interrogations.
- Feds look to seize home of accused scammer, racecar driver Updated: Feb-12-16 10:53 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Federal authorities are looking to seize the Aspen home of professional racecar driver Scott Tucker, who is accused of running a payday lending operation offering quick cash over the Internet to desperate people.
- 1 person dead after Amtrak train hits car in Topeka Updated: Feb-12-16 10:49 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Authorities say a motorist has died after driving into the path of an Amtrak train in Topeka.
- Dispute between Lawrence, upscale hotel escalates Updated: Feb-12-16 10:22 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A dispute between Lawrence and developers of an upscale hotel located near the University of Kansas campus has escalated.
- Former Kansas coach who impregnated teen sent to prison Updated: Feb-12-16 9:09 am
COLUMBUS, Kansas - A former southeast Kansas high school coach has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl and getting her pregnant.
- Great Lakes airline service will return to Salina April 1 Updated: Feb-12-16 5:01 am
SALINA, Kansas - Scheduled air service will return to Salina beginning this spring.
- Testimony postponed in Kansas quadruple slaying trial Updated: Feb-12-16 3:08 am
OTTAWA, Kansas - Testimony in the capital murder trial of a 30-year-old Kansas man accused of killing four people, including an 18-month-old girl, has been postponed.
- Kansas Senate moves to protect pensions, mental hospitals Updated: Feb-11-16 10:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate approved proposals aimed at preventing the state from shorting its contributions to public pensions or having private companies run its two mental hospitals, part of a larger plan it also advanced Thursday night to balance the next state budget.
- The Latest: Kansas Senate approves budget-balancing measure Updated: Feb-11-16 10:38 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the debate over balancing the state budget (all times local):
- Lawmakers seek advice on Docking building controversy Updated: Feb-11-16 7:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Lawmakers said Thursday they have asked the Kansas attorney general to analyze agreements state officials reached on the planned implosion of a state office building and construction of a new Capitol Complex energy plant.
- Kansas State reports 2nd case of mumps Updated: Feb-11-16 7:01 pm
MANHATTAN, Kansas - A second case of mumps has been reported at Kansas State University.
- Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law Updated: Feb-11-16 6:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court threatened Thursday to shut down schools if lawmakers don't revamp the way the state funds public schools by July, ruling that a law enacted last year as a temporary fix underfunded poor school districts by at least $54 million.
- The Latest: Kansas governor decries 'activist' court ruling Updated: Feb-11-16 6:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court decision to toss the state's stopgap school funding law (all times local):
- Fines issued after 2 at Salina facility suffer amputations Updated: Feb-11-16 4:28 pm
SALINA, Kansas - A federal agency has fined a food preparation company more than $170,000 because of worker injuries that included two amputations at its Salina facility.
- Amusement park owner sues former employee over pipe organ Updated: Feb-11-16 4:24 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A pipe organ that has served as the musical backdrop to an amusement park clown is now the subject of a civil court case.
- Sentencing hearing delayed for 80-year-old marijuana dealer Updated: Feb-11-16 4:10 pm
BOSTON - A federal judge in Massachusetts has delayed the sentencing of an 80-year-old man who admitted running a sprawling multistate marijuana-dealing operation.
- $1.8M gift to create new University of Kansas professorship Updated: Feb-11-16 8:58 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The estate of a University of Kansas graduate who helped develop the atomic bomb has donated $1.8 million to establish a new professorship in physics.
- 2 brothers ordered to stand trial in Kansas rapper's death Updated: Feb-11-16 8:05 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Two Kansas City brothers have been ordered to stand trial in the death of an aspiring rapper from suburban Olathe.
- Police: Man killed in drive-by shooting in Wichita Updated: Feb-11-16 5:54 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Police say a 26-year-old man has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Wichita.
- Ex-Fort Riley nurse accused of stealing painkillers Updated: Feb-11-16 5:14 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A former Fort Riley nurse has been indicted on federal charges of stealing fentanyl, a powerful painkiller.