Wichita police are investigating an officer-involved that ended with one man being killed in west Wichita.
The U.S. Justice Department says institutional reform is needed to curb the “patterns of excessive force” that were turned up by a civil investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department.
CBS names Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as host of “The Late Show”.
Some emergency 911 calls to dispatch centers throughout Washington and parts of Oregon failed to go through in the early morning hours Thursday because of a problem with the system operated by CenturyLink, the phone company and emergency officials said.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says 7.5 million Americans have now signed up for health coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Police say 20 potential victims have now come forward as they investigate a possible serial highway shooter in the Kansas City area.
It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed with students at their lockers or chatting with friends.
Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city’s choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.
Administrators of one Delaware cemetery are asking visitors to bring artificial flowers to gravesites, saying hungry deer are eating fresh floral arrangements there.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.
The man authorities say fled after causing a deadly crash at a Florida day care center has surrendered.
Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings.
General Motors has suspended two engineers with pay in the first disciplinary action linked to its delayed recall of thousands of small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem.
An Irish priest has become a social-media sensation after he surprised a bride and groom by singing a custom-made cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” at their wedding.
Sen. Jerry Moran will be honored at a University of Kansas next week for his support of scientific research.