TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed a Medicaid expansion bill that sailed through the House and Senate this session with potential to incre…

Approximately 800 fourth- and fifth-grade students, as well as some sixth-graders, danced in their seats, clapped their hands in the air and l…

Fort Hays State University students will spread across town committing acts of public service Sunday.

TOPEKA — John Weber thought “Joey’s Law,” a bill named for his late son, might languish in a Kansas House committee after passing the Senate i…

The videos and photos projected on the screen Wednesday night in the basement of the Ellis County Emergency Services Building shocked people, …

TOPEKA — Members of the Kansas House embraced a nonbinding resolution Wednesday declaring pornography a menace to society that ruins people’s …

TOPEKA — The House is nearing a second attempt to overhaul the state’s tax system — this time with a 5-percent flat tax proposal that drew lit…

TOPEKA — Members of the Kansas Senate revealed mounting tension about budget deficit and tax revenue problems Wednesday during jousting about …

Hays native Nathan McNeil recently moved back to town to accept a position with Midwest Energy. In fact, Tuesday was only his second day on the job.

Students and community members stood in lines several people deep at nearly a dozen tables Tuesday afternoon in the Fort Hays State University…

The number of Saline County children living in poverty, the number of drug overdoses and the number of children living in single-parent homes …

The Remington school district in Butler County has canceled school for Thursday due to concerns over flooding.

A heartwarming "promposal" featuring two special-needs students from Wichita is prompting well wishes from across the globe after going viral …

Acres of the tall, generally untouched grass show up all across Kansas. But ranchers in fire-damaged counties are hoping that their cattle wil…

A citizen of Mexico was indicted Tuesday for allegedly transporting illegal immigrants after his vehicle was stopped March 10 near Ellsworth.

Three bodies have been found in a Congo province two weeks after two United Nations experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the countr…

A Wichita woman who said she lost track of her 5-year-old son for hours is being investigated for child endangerment, according to Wichita police.

The Islamic Society of Wichita is hiring its first full-time security employee, something spokesman Hussam Madi said is partly due to a rise i…

A 29-year-old Scott City man was killed Monday morning when the SUV he was driving crossed the center line and crashed into a semitrailer truck.

The Salina Rescue Mission is in the midst of one of its biggest fundraising campaigns ever in hopes of finishing some much-needed renovations.

WASHINGTON —House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning Republicans to unify around a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act or risk te…

If President Donald Trump gets confrontational with Chinese President Xi Jinping over trade at their Mar-a-Lago summit in Florida in April, th…

PITTSBURGH —She was just another beagle that Lawrence Vernetti had scheduled to take part in another drug experiment.

FORT WORTH, Texas —HUD Secretary Ben Carson said Wednesday that ideas that helped low-income residents in need of affordable housing in Fort W…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Somebody removed the two hardback copies of the Quran from the interfaith chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport a…

A collision between a minibus belonging to a church group and another vehicle in Texas has killed at least 12 people, authorities said Wednesday.

ORLANDO, Fla. —Ocala-based State Attorney Brad King will remain the prosecutor for accused murder Markeith Loyd while Orange-Osceola State Att…

CHICAGO —An agent for Immigration and Customs Enforcement shot and wounded a man after authorities said he pointed a gun at agents serving an …

RALEIGH, N.C. —North Carolina will lose out on six years of NCAA championship events if legislators don't address House Bill 2 within 48 hours…

CHICAGO —A Chicago woman was arrested after police said they found a loaded rifle wrapped in blankets in a stroller she was pushing and a hand…