Eric Holder

Holder to deliver remarks in Overland Park

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims in the shootings at Jewish community sites.…
Robert C. Harder

Memorial set for former Kan. social services chief

A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday for Robert C. Harder, a former Kansas legislator who helped create the agency that became the state Department for Children and Families and served as its top administrator for two decades.…
General Motors-Recall-Timeline

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.…
Chad Adams

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.…
Road Construction

K-254 project begins today

A Kansas Department of Transportation highway preservation project on K-254 from Woodlawn to the Butler County line began today.…
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Director Kirk Johnson, left, and Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, unveil the fossilized bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex during a ceremony at the museum in Washington, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.…