- Kansas governor pondering religious objections legislation Updated: Jul-02-15 12:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he's considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage across the nation.
- Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax law Updated: Jul-02-15 5:04 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018.
- Kansas AG plans to appeal ruling blocking anti-abortion law Updated: Jul-01-15 8:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' attorney general plans to appeal a judge's ruling temporarily blocking the state's first-in-the-nation ban on the most common second trimester abortion procedure.
- Kansas utility agrees to refund $10M, drop electric rates Updated: Jul-01-15 5:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The largest electric utility in Kansas would refund $10 million to its customers and decrease future rates slightly under an agreement Wednesday to settle a complaint filed by state regulators with the federal government.
- Kansas residents have higher taxes but less gun regulation Updated: Jul-01-15 2:08 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas residents are paying higher taxes on cigarettes, groceries and other consumer goods but no longer have to obtain a state permit to carry a concealed gun under new laws that took effect Wednesday.
- High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas Updated: Jul-01-15 7:44 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
- Topeka man sentenced to 44 years in prison for raping girl Updated: Jul-01-15 6:04 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl has been sentenced to nearly 44 years in prison.
- 72 counties removed from drought status in Kansas Updated: Jul-01-15 5:04 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The state has removed 72 counties from drought status thanks to recent rain in Kansas.
- Kansas Supreme Court stays lower court's order on school aid Updated: Jun-30-15 7:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas' highest court Tuesday put on hold a lower court's order for the state to immediately increase aid to public schools by roughly $50 million but promised to move quickly to decide whether the state is distributing its money fairly.
- Kansas AG dismisses state court case against gay marriage Updated: Jun-30-15 7:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has dismissed a case he filed last year with the state Supreme Court to keep counties from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Salina woman injured after car rolls near Topeka Updated: Jun-29-15 5:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A 19-year-old woman has been injured in a crash after falling asleep while driving near Topeka.
- Cost of high-quality land in Kansas falls, new data shows Updated: Jun-28-15 5:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - New numbers from a farm management company show the cost of high-quality land is falling in Kansas.
- Analysis: Kansas abortion ruling could have sweeping effects Updated: Jun-28-15 12:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A judge's decision to block Kansas from banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure eventually could reshape the state's legal climate and intensify conservative Republicans' push to change how the highest court is selected.
- Solar advocates decry Westar's new billing plans Updated: Jun-28-15 11:35 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - Solar energy advocates have raised concerns about Westar Energy's request for new financial setups for Kansas households with solar panels.
- The Latest: Religious freedom laws will be examined Updated: Jun-26-15 7:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Here is the latest on gay marriage in Kansas. (All times local.)
- Kansas lawmakers approve bill resolving issue with tax law Updated: Jun-26-15 7:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas legislators moved quickly Friday to fix a technical problem with a new law for limiting local property taxes starting in 2018, but they're likely to face more debate next year over whether the policy should be modified or repealed before it takes effect.
- Topeka sperm donor submits DNA sample Updated: Jun-26-15 4:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple has submitted a DNA sample at the order of a court seeking to determine if he's their child's biological father.