The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended legal segregation in public schools.
Although a federal judge has approved a consent decree involving the cleanup at the former Schilling Air Force Base in Salina, cleanup at the site is still years away.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Wednesday that 34-four-year-old Jeffrey S. Redding of Lyons was sentenced to 210 months in prison for rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child.
Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game’s history and the world’s second largest lottery prize.
At least two times this week, bad guys have drilled holes into gas tanks of cars and trucks to steal gas in Wichita.
The Kansas National Guard says it will furlough about 1,100 members for up to 11 days because of federal funding shortfalls.
Republicans in the Kansas House have drafted a new plan for cutting income taxes in hopes of breaking stalemate on tax issues.
Kansas legislators are restarting public negotiations aimed at resolving their differences over tax issues.
Gov. Sam Brownback says an impasse between the Kansas Legislature’s top leaders on tax issues is normal as lawmakers near the end of their session.
Prison officials are accusing the convicted killer of abortion provider George Tiller with trying to intimidate the woman who reopened his Wichita clinic.
A Texas woman who’s been aimlessly roaming Hutchinson for several weeks, refusing to talk and rebuffing offers of help, now at least has shelter at the county jail after being arrested for criminal trespass.
Top leaders of the Kansas Legislature aren’t ruling out the possibility that its annual session might extend into next week.
A former Kansas doctor will stay behind bars until his federal trial on a charge of using a gun to partially pay a bondsman who got him out of jail in a domestic case.
A jury trial for a Topeka man charged with kidnapping and killing an 8-year-old girl has been postponed until next year.
The widow of a man who became a successful geologist has donated $1 million to the University of Kansas.