A 39-year-old Topeka man has been sentenced to about 10 years in prison for a November 2011 home invasion in which he burned a woman with a heated knife blade.
Saline County commissioners say the county’s juvenile detention center will be closed through the end of the year, and might close permanently.
Participants in the Kansas winter wheat tour are finding less freeze damage than had been expected during the first leg of the 2013 event.
A three-judge panel ruled that 15 legislators, business leaders and voters achieved enough of their goals in the redistricting lawsuit to warrant having at least part of their attorneys’ fees and expenses covered.
Kansas revenue officials say the state collected nearly what was expected for April, missing projections by less than $5 million.
Voters in the south-central Kansas town of Nickerson have said no to starting a full-time police department.
A Kansas high school principal who barred a member of the Air Force from escorting his sister to prom has apologized, saying the intent was not to dishonor him.
The “National Take Back” initiative, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration in cooperation with the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office was held on Saturday.
A school district in suburban Wichita has decided to stop random drug tests of students who participate in extracurricular activities.
A Manhattan doctor has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on federal charges that he operated a pill mill of painkillers and antidepressants for police and Fort Riley soldiers and their families.
Saline County authorities have found the body of a missing Salina woman and have arrested a man in connection to her disappearance.
Gov. Sam Brownback says the state should divert $1.15 million from bioscience efforts to fund a new adult stem cell center at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
The Kansas Supreme Court says prosecutors must try a Topeka man whose death penalty conviction was overturned within 90 days.
University of Kansas leaders are hailing the designation of the Lawrence campus as a new listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
A woman was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for her role in the methamphetamine-related murder of a Pittsburg man two years ago.