- After Kansas tornado, residents "lucky to be alive." Updated: May-27-16 9:57 am
CHAPMAN, Kansas - Residents in northern Kansas have been cleaning up the damage from an EF4 tornado that ripped through the rural area this week.
- More severe weather and tornadoes roil Plains; no injuries Updated: May-26-16 7:12 pm
CHAPMAN, Kansas - Severe weather spawning numerous tornadoes roiled large stretches of Kansas for a second day Thursday, prompting residents to anxiously watch the skies but causing only scattered damage in rural areas and no injuries or deaths.
- Kansas launches new campaign finance website amid criticism Updated: May-26-16 4:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission has launched a new campaign finance website that officials say might not address the public's needs.
- GOP leader seeks Kansas Senate vote condemning LGBT order Updated: May-26-16 2:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Senate's top leader wants her chamber to vote next week to condemn the federal government's recent directive to public schools to allow transgender students to use facilities associated with their gender identities.
- Attorney running for Congress as Democrat in Kansas' 4th Updated: May-26-16 12:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A 42-year-old Wichita attorney is running for Congress as a Democrat in the 4th Congressional District of south-central Kansas.
- Oklahoma, Kansas-Missouri Planned Parenthood groups to merge Updated: May-25-16 5:42 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced plans Wednesday to merge with the abortion provider's central Oklahoma affiliate in July and open a new Oklahoma City clinic, even as political leaders in the three states seek to cut off Medicaid funding.
- Suspended Kansas sheriff's detective charged with perjury Updated: May-25-16 1:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A suspended Kansas sheriff's detective has been charged with three counts of felony perjury after an investigation into inconsistencies on investigative reports.
- US House rejects phone-tracking bill spurred by teen's death Updated: May-24-16 1:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The U.S. House has voted down legislation prompted by the death of a Kansas teenager that would have made it easier for law enforcement to track people's cellphones in emergencies.
- Kansas woman gets probation for aiding convicted rapist Updated: May-24-16 11:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas woman has been placed on three years of intensive supervised probation for aiding a man convicted of abducting, drugging and raping an 8-year-old girl.
- Appeals court tosses Kansas home owner's drug conviction Updated: May-24-16 7:53 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Court of Appeals has overturned an Emporia man's drug convictions and faulted a prosecutor for "flagrant" errors.
- Kansas man pleads guilty to aiding foiled bomb plot Updated: May-23-16 3:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A man accused of aiding a foiled plot to bomb a Kansas military post on behalf of the Islamic State group pleaded guilty to conspiracy on Monday, admitting that he loaned a friend money to store the explosives that he intended to use in the attack.
- Doug Kalitta races to third straight Top Fuel victory Updated: May-22-16 6:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Doug Kalitta overcame an ill-handling car Sunday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals to race to his third consecutive Top Fuel victory.
- Historical Society to return remains to Kansas tribes Updated: May-22-16 1:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas State Historical Society plans to return human remains excavated from Native American burial sites in Kansas to two tribes.
- 2 unrelated Topeka deaths ruled homicides Updated: May-20-16 9:37 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Police have ruled that two unrelated Topeka deaths are homicides.
- Wichita man sentenced to life in prison in wife's killing Updated: May-20-16 7:46 am
WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of his wife.
- Kansas budget plan slashes university and Medicaid funding Updated: May-18-16 8:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Facing a shortfall of more than $290 million, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed a budget bill Wednesday that makes significant cuts to the state highway fund, Medicaid and higher education and trims most state agency budgets by 4 percent.
- Kansas universities seek tuition boots; requests could rise Updated: May-18-16 6:26 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' state universities are calling for tuition increases of up to 5 percent, at least for now.
- Brownback rejects federal guidance on transgender students Updated: May-18-16 6:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is criticizing the Obama administration's directive on the treatment of transgender students at public schools as "an unprecedented example of executive over-reach."
- Kansas prosecutor denies sexist comments in employee lawsuit Updated: May-18-16 6:01 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Claims of sexual and racial discrimination raised in a lawsuit by two former employees are inaccurate and unsubstantiated, Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor said Wednesday.
- All Kansas schools reaccredited as standards ready to change Updated: May-18-16 4:32 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas State Board of Education has renewed the accreditation status of all the state's public schools as well as every private school that participates in the program, regardless of how their students performed on statewide tests.
- Kansas governor signs sexting bill Updated: May-18-16 3:17 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill designed to help prosecutors address sexting, the sharing of explicit photos, among teenagers.
- Brownback vetoes bill designed to help with tax challenges Updated: May-18-16 1:39 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed a bill that included provisions prompted by a multi-million dollar tax dispute with pizza magnate Gene Bicknell.
- Police: Man injured in park shooting in Topeka Updated: May-18-16 2:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Police say a man has been shot multiple times at a park in Topeka.
- Kansas won't cut off funds for Planned Parenthood until July Updated: May-17-16 6:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas will not cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood until July 7 in what marks the third delay in two weeks as the state works to prepare for a lawsuit over its action against the abortion provider.
- Kansas school board rebukes transgender bathroom directive Updated: May-17-16 6:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Members of the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday criticized the Obama administration's decree that public schools allow transgender students to use the restrooms that match their gender identity, not their birth sex.