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A longtime conservative Republican and anti-abortion activist in Kansas who forced a recount of the state’s decisive vote affirming abortion rights last year has died in a plane crash at 69. The … more
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Pipeline design issues, lapses by its operators and problems caused during its construction led to a massive oil spill on the Keystone pipeline system in northeastern Kansas, … more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Topeka, Kansas, man was indicted by a federal grand jury today after traveling to Missouri to meet a 14-year-old girl, who was actually an undercover FBI employee, for illicit … more
PITTSBURG, Kan. – When Pitt State   alumnus  Bob McNellis learned Dan Shipp, president of Pittsburg State University, would be embarking on a 12-day, 800-mile trip across Kansas   … more
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield, Missouri man who was part of a local rap group pleaded guilty in federal court today to illegally possessing firearms, one of which has been linked to several … more
A report for U.S. government regulators says pipeline design issues, lapses in its operations and problems caused during construction led to a massive oil spill on the Keystone pipeline system in … more
TOPEKA, Kan. — Governor Laura Kelly today signed Senate Bill 25, the Omnibus Budget, which passed with bipartisan support. The budget increases funding for higher education, invests in local … more
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Democratic governor vetoed state funding on Monday for a project long advocated by a Democratic lawmaker who broke ranks to override the governor's vetoes and give … more
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. , continues his conservation series showing Kansans ’ voluntary efforts to take better care of the environment.   “While we hold … more
Kansas’ Democratic governor has vetoed state funds for a project backed by a Democratic lawmaker who helped Republicans override her vetoes of anti-abortion and anti-transgender rights measures. … more
Republican leaders in Oklahoma have announced a deal that would raise teacher pay and pave the way for a voucher-style tax credit program for parents to send their children to private schools. The … more
A St. Louis man has been convicted in a 38-year-old stabbing death in suburban Kansas City. Sixty-seven-year-old Geter Watson Rhymes pleaded no contest Thursday to second-degree murder in the killing … more
Kansas’ Democratic governor has vetoed Republican legislation that would have provided a financial boost to pregnancy centers run by abortion opponents and curbed state and local officials' powers … more
Storms in parts of the southern Plains produced numerous small tornadoes but no reports of deaths or injuries. The National Weather Service is reporting as many as 10 tornadoes in central Oklahoma on … more
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Four University of Kansas students and alumni have received prestigious Fulbright US Student Awards to study, conduct research and teach English abroad for the 2023-2024 academic … more
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Since May is the month in Kansas when the state typically sees its most severe weather, including tornadoes, Kansas Gas Service is reminding customers to keep safety in mind … more
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas lawmaker who was convicted of 12 felonies for lying on applications for federal COVID-19 relief is trying to avoid spending any time in prison, with his attorney … more
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' governor and top state lawmakers were to meet Thursday to consider a proposed legal settlement between the state and the owner of a Wichita fitness studio forced to shut … more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a man killed by police officers in the Kansas City suburb of Independence, Missouri, filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit Thursday, accusing the officers of … more
Kansas’ governor and top state lawmakers plan to consider a proposed legal settlement between the state and the owner of a Wichita fitness studio forced to shut down during the first months of the … more
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