A former University of Kansas defensive end who was dismissed from the football team without playing a game has been sentenced to three years’ probation for robbery.
The state’s revamped Safe Haven bill is one step closer to receiving Governor Sam Brownback’s signature.
A federal judge scheduled a new hearing for a man accused of plotting a suicide bombing at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport.
The Kansas Senate approved a Republican education funding plan early Friday after expanding it to include a measure blocking public schools from using multistate reading and math standards.
A proposal designed to block Kansas public schools from using multistate reading and math standards has been approved by the state Senate.
The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate has rejected a Democratic proposal for increasing aid to the state’s poor public school districts.
A top leader in the Kansas Senate is urging fellow Republicans to support a school finance plan, even if they think it’s flawed, to make sure work on education funding issues progresses.
A pair of early-morning hay barn fires in east-central Kansas have been declared arson, and authorities are asking the state fire marshal’s office to help investigate.
A foundation bearing the name of a businessman who helped establish the Cheyenne Bottoms Preserve in central Kansas has donated $100,000 to the state chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis had to divert patients to other hospitals for awhile Thursday morning after a main waterline that feeds the hospital broke.
Kansas legislators delayed the start of their work Thursday so that dozens of lawmakers could attend the funeral of a House member’s wife.
A bill aimed at bringing a state-owned casino to southeast Kansas has cleared the state Legislature and is going to Gov. Sam Brownback.
The Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to set oral arguments in the case of a Kansas abortion opponent who sent a letter to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under her car.
Critics of an amendment to give a property tax credit to parents of students attending private schools in Kansas are questioning its legality and financial impact.
Immigration officials say 19 people were arrested in an operation in Liberal in the southwest Kansas.