- The Latest: Kansas lawmakers draft plan to reverse tax break Updated: Apr-29-16 12:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Legislature. (all times local):
- Fort Leavenworth commanding general departs for Hawaii post Updated: Apr-29-16 11:59 am
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - The commanding general of Fort Leavenworth in Kansas has been picked to lead the U.S. Army Pacific in Hawaii.
- Kansas House panel's leader expects debate on tax proposal Updated: Apr-29-16 11:06 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House Taxation Committee's chairman says he expects to bring a proposal to repeal an income tax break for business owners into negotiations with senators over tax issues.
- Wichita man sentenced to life for estranged wife's killing Updated: Apr-29-16 8:28 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of his estranged wife.
- Man admits to illegally voting in both Kansas, Nebraska Updated: Apr-29-16 7:31 am
HAYS, Kansas - A man who voted illegally in both Kansas and Nebraska in 2012 has been fined $5,500.
- 49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7 Updated: Apr-29-16 1:08 am
SAN FRANCISCO - As DeForest Buckner waited for his name to be called, he hoped for this very scenario: An Oregon reunion in Northern California.
- 49ers boost offensive line by trading up to get Garnett Updated: Apr-28-16 11:36 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - The San Francisco 49ers addressed a big need on their offensive line, trading with Kansas City for another first-round pick to select Stanford guard Joshua Garnett with the 28th choice Thursday night.
- GOP senator blocks vote on Army secretary over Guantanamo Updated: Apr-28-16 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The nomination of President Barack Obama's choice to serve as Army secretary remains blocked by a Kansas senator over administration efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer detainees to the U.S.
- Police probe Kansas theft of Blue Man Group costumes Updated: Apr-28-16 5:34 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Police in Wichita, Kansas, are trying to unravel who made off with costumes of the Blue Man Group while the performance artists were there this week.
- Bill would reinstate income taxes on some Kansas businesses Updated: Apr-28-16 4:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Three Republican senators have proposed a bill that would reinstate income taxes for more than 330,000 Kansas business owners and farmers in a way to help address the state's budget problems.
- Graham urges Christian to Vote in Kansas Updated: Apr-28-16 3:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The son of the Rev. Billy Graham is urging Christians in Kansas to vote for other Christians who resist secularism.
- Postcard-only rule for inmate mail spurs lawsuit in Kansas Updated: Apr-28-16 3:30 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A Kansas sheriff's jail policy allowing inmates to receive and send only postcards through the mail violates the free speech and due process rights of prisoners and their families, civil rights advocates said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
- Kansas House OKs bill cracking down on turnpike scofflaws Updated: Apr-28-16 3:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House has signed off on legislation meant to crack down on people who purposely ignore paying tolls on the state's turnpike.
- Fire after shootout at Kan. motel caused $350,000 in damage Updated: Apr-28-16 3:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Topeka fire officials say a blaze that occurred at a motel following a shootout between federal agents and a suspect caused an estimated $350,000 in damage.
- Kansas legislative negotiators broker open-records changes Updated: Apr-28-16 2:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Negotiators with the Kansas House and Senate have reached a deal on a package of open-records reforms, setting it up for final votes in the state Legislature.
- Today in Nebraska-May Updated: Apr-28-16 1:51 pm
- Rains wash out Kansas rail track, cause wastewater overflow Updated: Apr-28-16 1:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Heavy rain has washed out several sections of railroad track, damaged a small bridge and caused about 2.4 million gallons of untreated wastewater to be released into the Kansas River.
- Eaton to cut 42 jobs at south-central Kansas plant Updated: Apr-28-16 1:28 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kansas - Eaton Corp. says it is cutting 30 percent of its jobs at a Hutchinson, Kansas, hydraulics plant, affecting 42 workers.
- Historic statue returns to Civil War memorial in Wichita Updated: Apr-28-16 12:47 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A historic statue has been returned to a Civil War memorial in Wichita after undergoing a nearly three-year renovation in Missouri.
- Haskell commencement speaker leading Redskins mascot fight Updated: Apr-28-16 8:39 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate who is at the forefront in the fight to change the name of the Washington Redskins NFL team is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the university's commencement.
- 2 Kansas men plead guilty after taking deal in Iowa slaying Updated: Apr-28-16 8:05 am
NODAWAY, Iowa - Two Kansas men have pleaded guilty in what authorities say was the drug-related slaying of an Iowa man.
- Lightning blamed for blaze that destroyed a Kansas home Updated: Apr-28-16 7:37 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Authorities have confirmed that lightning caused a fire that destroyed a suburban Kansas City home.
- Midwest sees 2nd day of storms but no major damage Updated: Apr-27-16 10:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Springtime storms lashed parts of the Midwest and South on Wednesday, but on a smaller scale than the night before when tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas injured more than a dozen people and damaged homes.
- Latest on storms: 3 tornados in Illinois; no major damage Updated: Apr-27-16 10:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Latest on severe weather in the central and eastern U.S. (all times local):
- 2 Dodge City men charged with hate crimes against Somalis Updated: Apr-27-16 6:02 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Two southwest Kansas men have been charged with federal hate crimes after prosecutors say they attacked three Somali men last year.