President Obama moved Thursday to halt deportations for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants, defying congressional Republicans who called his unilateral action an affront to the constitutional separation of powers.
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Prosecutors on Thursday filed a court document that would allow them to seek the death penalty against Andrew Ellington if he is convicted of capital murder in the shooting deaths of Valley Center couple Roger and Melissa Bluml.
Evidence collected by forensic nurses at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis helped lead to an arrest in connection with the brutal attack on a woman in Fairmount Park last week, interim Police Chief Nelson Mosley said Thursday.
The lawyer who successfully sued to overturn Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage in federal court now plans to amend the lawsuit in order to force state agencies to grant marriage benefits to same-sex couples.
The Obama administration downsized the nation’s marketplace health-insurance enrollment to 6.7 million people on Thursday after House investigators found that the original estimates for medical coverage included 400,000 people who had only dental coverage.
Spurning furious Republicans, President Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
House Speaker Ray Merrick, facing criticism for saying “Government employees produce nothing,” has issued a statement expressing his appreciation for state workers and calling his previous comments “poorly phrased and poorly contextualized.”
Kansas Star Casino on Wednesday unveiled the final stage of its Phase II expansion project. It includes an 11,000-square-foot meeting center and a 183-stall equestrian center and practice arena that will enable the casino to host large horse shows.
Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Wednesday that a Wichita police officer was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a 30-year-old man who charged a sheriff’s deputy with a knife during a car stop in April.
While the 2014 Kansas State Fair saw its best attendance in 16 years, fewer people are buying tickets to watch events in the 90-year-old grandstand, according to numbers released at a fair board meeting this week.