- Kansas court to decide whether school district can join suit Updated: Aug-31-15 4:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court says it will decide by Sept. 21 whether a suburban Kansas City-area school district can intervene in a lawsuit against the state over school funding.
- Insurance Department studying continuing education programs Updated: Aug-31-15 8:40 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training.
- Tax amnesty for Kansans begins on Tuesday Updated: Aug-31-15 7:40 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansans who owe back taxes to the state should consider paying them in the next few weeks.
- 30-year-old man identified as victim of Perry Lake drowning Updated: Aug-30-15 6:37 pm
OZAWKIE, Kansas - Authorities say a 30-year-old man has drowned at Perry Lake in northeast Kansas.
- Kansas headed toward another school finance debate next year Updated: Aug-29-15 3:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Five months after a new law for funding public schools took effect in Kansas, legislators and education officials are talking about drafting another one next year.
- Kansas court says lawsuit over 2009 budget move will proceed Updated: Aug-28-15 8:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court is allowing businesses and trade groups to go forward with a lawsuit challenging a financial maneuver used by the state in 2009 to help balance its budget.
- Attorneys for Kansas judge, state spar over policy change Updated: Aug-28-15 5:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas judge is suggesting that the independence of the state's courts is at stake in a dispute over an administrative policy imposed on them by legislators.
- Kansas, Nebraska reach 1-year agreement on river water use Updated: Aug-28-15 12:10 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas and Nebraska will extend an agreement for a year to allow Nebraska to pump more than its share of the Republican River while ensuring Kansas eventually gets the water it is due, according to the Republican River Compact Administration.
- Advocacy group's CEO sees new issues with Kansas welfare law Updated: Aug-27-15 8:50 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Parts of Kansas' new welfare law appear to conflict with federal rules for state child care programs, potentially jeopardizing more than $40 million a year in federal funds, an advocacy group's leader said Thursday.
- Kansas governor schedules town hall meeting on Guantanamo Updated: Aug-27-15 5:06 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.
- Kansas judge allows suit over citizenship rule to continue Updated: Aug-26-15 5:07 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas judge is allowing two voters to continue pursuing a lawsuit challenging how Secretary of State Kris Kobach is enforcing a proof of citizenship requirement for registering.
- Kansas ACT scores above national average but change little Updated: Aug-26-15 12:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas high school students are scoring better on average than their peers nationally on the ACT college entrance exam and a higher percentage appear ready for college courses, though figures released Wednesday show their average scores haven't changed much in recent years.
- KCC workers opting to leave civil service for pay raises Updated: Aug-26-15 10:50 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Corporation Commission said 81 percent of its classified workers have chosen to leave the state's civil service system in exchange for a pay raise.
- Roth names administrative law judge with labor department Updated: Aug-26-15 5:06 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A magistrate judge has been named to the position of Kansas Department of Labor administrative law judge.
- Kansas regulator endorses Westar's $78M hike Updated: Aug-25-15 3:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Corporation Commission has agreed to endorse Westar Energy's $78 million increase in annual electric rates.
- Shawnee County considers releasing cremains to family Updated: Aug-25-15 3:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Shawnee County leaders are weighing if they should release the ashes of people the county paid to cremate to their families.
- Topeka man gets 7 years in prison for child pornography Updated: Aug-25-15 2:31 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for child pornography.
- Man sentenced to 13 years for shooting clerk in Topeka Updated: Aug-24-15 1:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A 41-year-old Topeka man has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for robbing a gas station and shooting the clerk.
- Wheat fungus re-emerges in Kansas after decades Updated: Aug-24-15 8:13 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A fungus called wheat flag smut has re-emerged in Kansas after not being seen since the 1970s.
- Kickapoo Tribe files suit against its former chairman Updated: Aug-23-15 5:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kickapoo Tribe has accused its former chairman of financial malfeasance in a tribal court lawsuit.
- Man pleads guilty in deadly drive-by shooting in Topeka Updated: Aug-22-15 4:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a drive-by shooting in Topeka.
- Kansas Democrats try to regroup after chairman resigns Updated: Aug-22-15 4:53 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The resignation of the Kansas Democratic Party's chairman amid a backlash over comments he made about rebranding the party's message has thrown a mid-year political convention into flux.
- Geologist: Earthquakes linked to saltwater injection Updated: Aug-22-15 11:44 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Geological Survey believes an increase in earthquakes in two southern Kansas counties is linked to saltwater injection after oil and natural gas drilling, according to an agency scientist.
- Kansas Democratic chairman resigns after rebranding remark Updated: Aug-21-15 2:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The chairman of the Kansas Democratic Party resigned Friday amid a backlash over comments he made about rebranding the state party's message to emphasize it is more conservative than the national party.
- Topeka police say remains likely man missing for a week Updated: Aug-21-15 1:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Topeka police say a body found Friday is likely that of a 65-year-old man who has been missing for a week.