2 hospitalized in early-morning Topeka apartment fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Authorities say two people are hospitalized after a Topeka apartment fire. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that heavy smoke was coming from...

Kansas City metro students wear black to support schoolmate

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) Students throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area dressed in black to support a Kansas girl who says she was sexually...

Man charged in fatal 2014 hit-and-run in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Sedgwick County authorities have charged the suspect in a 2014 hit-and-run that killed a man near Clearwater. Fifty-four-year-old Cary Whitlock of...

Appeals court upholds sentence for Hutchinson bail bondsman

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Hutchinson bail bondsman who prosecutors say forced women to perform...

Traffic jam forces sheriff to close access to sunflower farm

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) An eastern Kansas sunflower farm was so popular on Labor Day that law enforcement closed access to it after cars were...

ITT Tech permanently closing campuses in Kansas, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) An Indiana-based company says its ITT Technical Institute campuses in Overland Park, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, have permanently closed....

Kansas police ID woman killed in suspected murder-suicide

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Police in Kansas City, Kansas, have identified a woman found dead with her husband in their home in what investigators...

Kansas orchard awaits word of possible world record peach

BUCYRUS, Kan. (AP) It could be months before an eastern Kansas business finds out if one of its peaches has broken a world record....

Brownback seeking opinions, ideas on Kansas school funding

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Gov. Sam Brownback is making a point of soliciting opinions and ideas from educators, parents and others on school funding. Brownback...

Deliberations start for Kansas teen accused in 2 fire deaths

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) A 17-year-old Kansas boy has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree for setting a fire that killed his mother...