- Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s Updated: Oct-09-15 1:49 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed - even marine algae - with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.
- Kansas judges plan new lawsuit over judicial funding Updated: Oct-08-15 8:33 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Four judges who sued Kansas over the Legislature's move to defund the state judiciary's budget voluntarily withdrew their lawsuit Thursday after the state moved it to federal court, and they instead plan to file new claims in district court.
- Anti-abortion activist says video operation cost $120,000 Updated: Oct-08-15 8:23 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The head of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue boasted Thursday that his organization and the Center for Medical Progress are "taking down" Planned Parenthood on a $120,000 budget, the amount raised over three years for the undercover video operation that has set off a national debate over use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.
- Ethics Lawyer: Paul Davis can stay on voter rules lawsuit Updated: Oct-08-15 8:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Former Democratic lawmaker and gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis can continue as an attorney in a federal lawsuit challenging voter registration restrictions, an attorney for the Kansas Ethics Commission said Thursday.
- Kansas Supreme Court declines to hear Heartland Park case Updated: Oct-08-15 5:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has refused to consider the validity of a petition that sought a public vote on a city plan to purchase the struggling Heartland Park motorsports complex.
- Kansas to issue birth certificates to 2 same-sex couples Updated: Oct-08-15 5:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Two same-sex couples will be listed as parents on their children's birth certificates but the state of Kansas will continue to decide similar requests on a case-by-case basis, the Kansas Department of Revenue says.
- Baylor-Kansas Preview Capsule Updated: Oct-08-15 4:25 pm
No. 3 Baylor (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at Kansas (0-4, 0-1), 11 a.m. (FS1)
- TCU-Kansas State Preview Capsule Updated: Oct-08-15 4:23 pm
No. 2 TCU (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) at Kansas State (3-1, 0-1), 6:30 p.m. (FOX)
- Kansas State students seek rental inspection program Updated: Oct-08-15 12:35 pm
MANHATTAN, Kansas - Students at Kansas State have asked the Manhattan City Commission to consider reinstating a rental inspection program as a matter of student safety.
- More than 300 teaching vacancies in Kansas Updated: Oct-08-15 11:43 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas had more than 300 vacant teaching positions at the beginning of this school year, but state officials say some of those vacancies may be filled in the coming months.
- Woman, child killed in highway crash in Kansas Updated: Oct-08-15 9:04 am
OLATHE, Kansas - A woman and a 6-year-old child have been killed in a single-vehicle accident in Johnson County.
- Sedgwick County officials mull restrictions for food program Updated: Oct-08-15 8:23 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Sedgwick County commissioners are considering asking the state to bar people in the U.S. illegally from a federal nutrition program.
- Gas company plans appeal of $8.59M judgment in Kansas case Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Northern Natural Gas wants a federal court to allow it to delay paying property owners a $8.58 million judgment for condemning nearly 9,200 acres in southern Kansas.
- Report: Kansas population increases by .3 percent to 2.9M Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - New health statistics show that the Kansas' population has nudged up slightly to 2.9 million.
- Hutchinson delays decision on proposed ban on e-cigarettes Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
HUTCHINSON, Kansas - The Hutchinson City Council has delayed a decision on whether to ban electronic cigarettes in some areas of the city.
- Man gets nearly 6 years in prison in Salina arson case Updated: Oct-08-15 2:14 am
SALINA, Kansas - A 25-year-old man accused of setting three fires at the former Flamingo Motel in Salina has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison.
- Jayhawks continue with quarterback turnover as Baylor looms Updated: Oct-07-15 10:41 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas will start a freshman with only a couple dozen plays in college to his credit when the winless Jayhawks play unbeaten and third-ranked Baylor on Saturday.
- Kansas governor not looking at cuts, taxes to balance budget Updated: Oct-07-15 7:11 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Wednesday that he's not considering additional spending cuts over the next few months and he ruled out new tax increases to keep the state budget balanced in the wake of disappointing tax collections.
- Kansas home likely used on Underground Railroad demolished Updated: Oct-07-15 5:15 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Civil War-era home north of Topeka that was thought to have been a way station on the Underground Railroad has been demolished.
- Reported forcible sex offenses rise at University of Kansas Updated: Oct-07-15 4:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A newly released report says the number of forcible sex offenses reported on the University of Kansas campus has gone up for a second straight year.
- Kansas delays disability services overhaul after complaints Updated: Oct-07-15 3:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The state of Kansas says it's delaying an overhaul in how it provides services to people with disabilities.
- High court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases Updated: Oct-07-15 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to rule against three Kansas men who challenged their death sentences in what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench.
- Brownback wants Ike statue on Kansas Statehouse grounds Updated: Oct-07-15 2:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback thinks native son and President Dwight Eisenhower should have more than a sidewalk plaque to honor him on the Statehouse grounds.
- Wichita State criticized for changing chapel for Muslims Updated: Oct-07-15 1:02 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita State University has announced plans to consider changing a campus chapel again after critics took aim at the school for renovating the religious space to accommodate Muslims.
- Man jumps into Missouri River to elude deputies Updated: Oct-07-15 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A man being pursued by police jumped from a highway bridge into the Missouri River in Kansas City but was later captured.