Smoking is banned in the Kansas Statehouse, but a cleanup project by volunteers shows plenty of people are lighting up outside and littering the grounds with cigarette butts.
The bill is expected to make it out of committee Thursday, according to chair of the utilities committee. If that happens, the bill would go to a full floor vote early next week.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says legislators should fully fund aid to poor school districts and significantly increase state spending on public education.
Health officials are warning residents in Pratt County, who are suffering from a cold, to watch out for something more serious.
A northeast Kansas woman accused in the abuse death of her boyfriend’s 4-year-old son will have more time to prepare for trial.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says there’s no need to consider a so-called dual voter registration system in light of a federal judge’s ruling about the state’s proof-of-citizenship law for new voters.
Since March 6, there have been 20 fires that have been ruled incendiary or crimes of arson.
A national debate over the safety of tanning beds has made its way to Kansas and Missouri, where lawmakers are considering measures that could sharply reduce their use by minors.
The wife of Arizona Sen. John McCain visits Lawrence next week to discuss leadership, her humanitarian work and life on the campaign trail.
Kansas House members have approved a bill that would require public school students to receive instruction on personal financial literacy and how to give a professional handshake.
A new airline has been chosen to provide commercial service from the central Kansas community of Great Bend.
A northeast Kansas businessman is facing a criminal damage charge after police arrested him while painting a green stripe along a downtown street ahead of the annual St. Patrick’s Parade.
Police in Ohio have arrested a former Kansas man in connection with bomb threats made at two Dodge City restaurants.
A Kansas agency says the state’s jobless rate dipped to 4.8 percent in January and more people held jobs than at the beginning of 2013.
Members of a Kansas House budget committee are scheduled to get advice from the attorney general on how lawmakers should respond to the state Supreme Court’s ruling on school funding.