FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of the state's proof-of-citizenship law for new voters, answers questions during an Associated Press interview in Topeka, Kan.    (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

Kansas gets extra time in voter citizenship case

Kansas and Arizona will get more time to respond to the request by federal election officials for a stay in his ruling requiring them to enforce state laws requiring new voters to document their U.S. citizenship.…
File - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, spectators view the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Metrolink Station, in Covina, Calif. The locomotive was to head for Colton over the next several weeks before No. 4014 is towed to Union Pacific's Heritage Fleet Operations headquarters in Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. …
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Photos: Blood moon over Kansas

Eyeballs turned upward to the moon Tuesday morning. The so-called "blood moon" is gracing the skies in different phases between 1 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. ET. …
Dylan J. Barbe (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office photo)

Wanted: Dylan J. Barbe

Dylan is wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal possession of a firearm by felon.…
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David Michael Zehring: Mental health history

Wichita Police are still investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Thursday morning in west Wichita, resulting in the death of a mentally ill 30-year-old suspect.…
Wichita Public Schools (KSN File Photo)

Wichita schools see net increase from school funding bill

USD 259 will see a net increase in funding from the state's school funding bill as approved by state lawmakers, but the increase comes with strings attached and is small compared to the district's total budget.…
A portrait of murder victim Martha Anaya, left, is displayed on a table as her mother Herlinda Salcedo cries Sunday April 13, 2014, while looking at a computer that she used to try and find her in Santa Ana. Anaya, a sex worker, is alleged to have been slain by a pair of serial killers. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Eugene Garcia)

2 sex offenders charged with rapes, killings

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.…
Kansas State Assessment Site (KSN File Photo)

School districts respond to statewide testing issues

Across the state, students and teachers are dealing with technical issues trying to do their testing, now some districts are limiting testing and focusing on giving time back to teachers.…