Nominating panel member fundraises to help Kansas justices

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) An attorney serving on a commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court is helping raise funds for a campaign...

State investigating E. coli outbreak after Ciderfest

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli among people who attended the Louisburg Cider Mill Ciderfest. The Kansas...

Kansas taxes nearly $13M less than anticipated in October

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas says its tax collections fell nearly $13 million short of expectations in October for the state's sixth consecutive monthly shortfall....

High number of arson fires under investigation in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Authorities from several agencies are investigating a higher-than-expected number of arson fires in Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 57 blazes...

Train derails near Abilene grain elevator

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) A Union Pacific train has derailed near a grain elevator in Abilene. Union Pacific spokeswoman Calli Hite says the derailment happened...

Official: Kansas tornadoes cost $500K in damage

SALINA, Kan. (AP) An official says two tornadoes that recently touched down in eastern Saline County caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. The Salina...

Flooding causes historic Cowley County bridge to collapse

DEXTER, Kan. (AP) Kansas floodwaters have destroyed an historic stone bridge in Cowley County. The Wichita Eagle reports that flooding over the weekend caused...

Record corn, soybean crops forecast in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Kansas farmers are harvesting what are expected to be record corn and soybean crops. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Wednesday...

Appeals court: Emporia man to be tried in brother’s shooting

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Court of Appeals has ordered that an Emporia man be tried in the shooting of his brother, reversing a...

Haskell employee sues over school’s treatment of rape victim

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) A Haskell Indian Nations University employee alleges in a lawsuit that she was demoted from her job as a student counselor...