Kansas City, Kan., police on Monday identified a 10-year-old girl slain during a drive-by shooting Sunday evening as Machole J. Stewart. She was inside a home at the corner of 15th Street and New Jersey Avenue when someone sprayed bullets from a passing vehicle.
An Assaria man was in critical condition Saturday evening in the burn unit at Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis after he was electrically shocked while attempting to assist the driver of a tractor that had come into contact with high voltage electric lines, authorities said.
The whooping crane migration is underway and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge officials are encouraging visitors to the Stafford County refuge in the next few weeks to use some bird etiquette as the rare and endangered birds pass through Kansas.
After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state's GOP loyalties and a hail of negative television ads take their toll.
Kansas' highest court Friday agreed with the first-degree murder conviction of the man who admitted shooting abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death, rejecting his argument that he should have been allowed to present a defense that his actions were necessary to stop a greater wrong.
Hesston senior Mikala Heddin would be a strong competitor in this year's Class 3A cross country state championships but her religious beliefs will stop her from running in this weekend's regional qualifying races.