Saying they felt insulted and attacked by recent school legislation, dozens of angry teachers in the Republican stronghold community of Goddard signed up Friday to help Democratic candidate Paul Davis in his bid to unseat Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.
A Wichita man who was a registered sex offender at the time he committed sexual crimes against a 14-year-old girl was given two life sentences Friday.
Some parents in Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony.
A 35-year-old woman head-butted a police officer as he tried to arrest her and then damaged his patrol car, according to a Wichita police report.
Steve and John Hawley are brothers who grew up in Salina, with a few years spent in Maryland. Both studied astronomy in college.
There seem to be more choices than ever when it comes to locations for that special wedding. (And they’re all special, of course).
The Supreme Court issued a statement strongly rebuking the governor Friday after he signed a judicial budget that ties funding to policy changes.
Cade O’Brien, a fourth-grader at Peterson Elementary School, discovered a new benefit of recycling on Thursday.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax plan, passed by the Legislature in 2012, is either surpassing expectations or setting the state on course for a crash. It all depends on who you ask.
Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park. “A pall has been cast over our great nation,” Holder said. “We gather today not in joy, but in solemn reflection.” The overall message, however, was focused on the power of love and unity to combat hatred and evil.
Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Police said more details will be released at a 1 p.m. press conference. Kansas City police raided a Grandview residence Thursday afternoon and arrested a man suspected in the series of shootings on area roadways that injured three people and put drivers on edge for nearly two weeks.
After years of research and development, the Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Research at Wichita State University is seeking manufacturers to produce the composite material medical devices it has developed.
Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:
A woman has been arrested in a case that involves shots being fired at a house where five people were inside.
A Kansas Air National Guardsman from Goddard has waived his detention hearing that was set for Friday on a federal sex charge in Texas.
Chad Taylor, the district attorney in Topeka and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the keynote speaker at an April 26 fundraiser for the South Sedgwick County Democratic Club.
The Kansas Board of Regents will consider adding language on free speech to its social media policy, but will not fundamentally change the rules, following criticism that the policy gives administrators too much power to fire or discipline employees for postings on Twitter and other outlets.
Public works officials are weighing how to best utilize the city’s $244 million aquifer storage and recovery project – if the City Council gives it a prominent role in Wichita’s water future.
A Wichita man who pleaded no contest in January to furnishing alcohol to a 13-year-old girl and trying to sexually molest her was sentenced Thursday to 4 1/2 years in prison.