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...

Kansas forms task force to study how agencies can use drones

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas has formed a task force to study how state agencies can use drones in their operations. The Kansas Department of...

Topeka Zoo adds 2 new elephants; 1 is a past movie star

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The lead elephant in the 1980s film ``Smokey and the Bandit 2'' is among two new pachyderms at the Topeka Zoo....

Lawrence shooting that wounds child reported as accidental

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Authorities say a shooting that wounded a 6-year-old child in Lawrence was reported as an accident. Police said in a news...