Bob Gordon, Bob Butler

Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself.…
Kain Colter, Ramogi Huma, Tim Waters

Union says other college teams in play

Players from other universities have expressed interest in forming unions in the wake of the landmark decision last week involving the Northwestern football team, a union organizer said Friday.…
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014 file photo Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, leans in to listen to Xen Hesse as the two each lunch at Roesland Elementary School in Roeland Park, Kan.  (AP Photo/John Milburn, File)

Kansas House advances school funding plan

The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a plan for boosting aid to poor school districts after Gov. Sam Brownback urged fellow Republicans to support it. …
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Former Jayhawk player sentenced for robbery

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.…
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 file photo, a Canadian soldier with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, chases a chicken seconds before he and his unit were attacked by grenades shot over the wall during a patrol in Salavat, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

Photos: The work of Anja Neidringhaus

Renowned German photographer Anja Neidringhaus, 48, was killed April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire on a car she was sitting in, in eastern Afghanistan.…
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Icy River Rescue

Three men get stuck on a chunk of ice as it floats down the Mississippi River.…
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, right, and AP journalist Kathy Gannon, are pictured during a visit to the photo agency Keystone in Zurich, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists inside a security forces base in eastern Afghanistan, killing prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon.…
Casino (KSN File Photo)

Kansas House blocks Wichita gambling measure

Kansas House members have rejected a proposal that would prohibit slot machines at a closed dog-racing track outside Wichita, even though residents voted in 2007 against having them at the south-central facility.…