- Kansas Supreme Court stays lower court's order on school aid Updated: Jun-30-15 6:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has put on hold a lower court's order for the state to immediately increase aid to public schools by roughly $50 million.
- Kansas collects $22M less in taxes than expected this month Updated: Jun-30-15 6:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas collected about $22 million less in taxes than anticipated this month, ending the fiscal year Tuesday with less of a cushion for its next budget, for which lawmakers boosted sales and cigarette taxes to keep it balanced.
- All counties in Kansas allowing same-sex marriage licenses Updated: Jun-30-15 5:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Same-sex couples could get marriage licenses in all 105 Kansas counties Tuesday, but the state wasn't yet allowing gay and lesbian spouses to change their last names on driver's licenses or file joint income tax returns.
- Kansas growers plant more sorghum, fewer soybean acres Updated: Jun-30-15 4:29 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A government report shows Kansas farmers have planted a lot more sorghum this year, and put soybeans on fewer acres compared to a year ago. The number of corn acres in the state is unchanged.
- Franklin County judge denies request to unseal documents Updated: Jun-30-15 2:31 pm
OTTAWA, Kansas - A Franklin County District Court judge has denied a request to unseal dozens of documents in the case of a man charged with killing three adults and a child.
- Court ruling on air standards may save Westar millions Updated: Jun-30-15 1:49 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Westar Energy said a U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on toxic emissions at power plants could save the company millions.
- Cherokee County wants Crawford County casino to be blocked Updated: Jun-30-15 9:01 am
COLUMBUS, Kansas - Cherokee County commissioners plan to ask the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission to reject a recommendation for a casino in southeast Kansas and to start the selection process again.
- 49 suspected cases of whooping cough reported in Reno County Updated: Jun-30-15 7:10 am
HUTCHINSON, Kansas - The Reno County Health Department says it has received reports of 49 cases of whooping cough in the county.
- Most farm crops faring well in Kansas this season Updated: Jun-30-15 5:05 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Spring-planted crops in Kansas are for the most part faring pretty well in Kansas so far this growing season in the wake of all the rain that hit when many were emerging.
- Overland Park giving $25K to Skywalk Memorial Updated: Jun-30-15 5:05 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial commemorating a 1981 hotel disaster in Kansas City.
- Texas man pleads guilty to bank fraud in Sherman County Updated: Jun-30-15 1:43 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A Texas man accused of possessing dozens of counterfeit credit cards has pleaded guilty to federal bank and wire fraud charges in Sherman County.
- Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens Updated: Jun-29-15 7:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The emergency room at Topeka's Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
- 3 Cherokee County employees face drug charges Updated: Jun-29-15 6:33 pm
COLUMBUS, Kansas - Three Cherokee County employees face felony drug charges.
- Report: Kansas wheat harvest nears halfway mark Updated: Jun-29-15 5:55 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A new government report shows winter wheat harvest in Kansas is nearing the halfway mark.
- Kansas officials want school funding ruling put on hold Updated: Jun-29-15 5:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' attorney general on Monday asked the state's highest court to put on hold a lower court's decision ordering roughly $50 million more in aid to public school districts this week.
- Former Kansas county conservation director charged Updated: Jun-29-15 5:39 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The former director of a southeast Kansas conservation district faces federal fraud charges.
- Kobach: No plans to change dual voter registration system Updated: Jun-29-15 5:14 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas residents can register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship under Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but they won't be allowed to vote in state and local elections, the state's top election official said.
- Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas Updated: Jun-29-15 3:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Children in a third of Kansas counties don't have access to summer food programs, according to a child advocacy group.
- US Supreme Court to hear Kansas appeals Updated: Jun-29-15 3:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases in which the Kansas Supreme Court set aside the death penalty for men convicted of capital murder.
- Man dies in Lawrence garage fire Updated: Jun-29-15 3:26 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A weekend fire at a Lawrence garage has killed a 52-year-old man.
- University of Kansas sets up reflection room for all faiths Updated: Jun-29-15 2:50 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas will offer a meditation and reflection room for people of all faiths and beliefs, beginning this fall.
- 2 Kansas men arrested in connection with Iowa man's death Updated: Jun-29-15 2:42 pm
NODAWAY, Iowa - Authorities have charged two Kansas men with first-degree murder in connection with an Iowa man's death.
- Topeka man wants judge, not jury, to decide his sentence Updated: Jun-29-15 1:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka man who killed his mother chose to have a judge, rather than a jury, decide his sentence.
- Wichita woman sentenced to probation for stealing mail Updated: Jun-29-15 1:27 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita woman has been sentenced to five years of federal probation for stealing mail and cashing counterfeit checks.
- Kansas bomb plot defendant gains time to review evidence Updated: Jun-29-15 1:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A federal judge on Monday gave a man charged with plotting to bomb an Army installation in support of the Islamic State group more time to review the evidence against him.