The potential for chaos before the November election may not happen after all. That's a huge break for Brownback. Kansas' governor must now convince voters that he is adequately devoted to public education.
A drunken driver who plowed through traffic cones and killed a highway worker in 2012 received a nine-year prison sentence Friday.
The five-year veteran has been suspended from his job after being charged with animal cruelty
A man broke into a woman's apartment early Friday and pointed a gun at her baby's head during a robbery.
The burglar pointed a gun at the head of a two-month-old baby while demanding money from the baby's mother
Kansas City police on Friday identified a man shot to death in the Old Northeast area Wednesday as David E. Krantz, 32, of Kansas City.
U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
The firefighter, who fell on stairs, was taken to the hospital for evaluation of a back injury. The firefighter was treated and release.
Sophia Hoffman and Kush Sharma started something two weeks ago they didn't get to finish. After 23 other contestants in the Jackson County Spelling Bee went out, Sophia and Kush went toe to toe, vowel for vowel, etymology for etymology, for 47 more rounds.
A Canadian refueling ship disabled by an engine fire pulled into Pearl Harbor under tow Thursday morning with nearly 300 sailors aboard.
Scot Albertson, 42, business manager for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 83, faces charges of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, domestic battery by strangulation and false imprisonment, court records show.
A 36-year-old woman sustained a cut to her heck after her neighbor came over to borrow eggs or buy crack, depending on who's telling the story. The incident occurred Thursday in the 500 block of Tracy Avenue.
Kansas City police are investigating an armed robbery early Friday at the 54th Street Grill and Bar at 303 Northwest Englewood Road.
A Johnson County jury found William J. Outhet Jr. guilty of targeting first responders after setting a house fire on Feb. 1, 2013
If all we are doing is drawing from not necessarily the smartest pool of talent for our colleges and universities but merely from the most privileged, we all will suffer.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday issued its ruling on a long-simmering debate about how much money the state's constitution requires lawmakers and the governor send to local school districts.
A Texas man faces federal charges of traveling to Kansas City to have sex with two underage girls after agreeing to pay $400 to a police officer who posed as their father.
And...McCaskill wins showdown over prosecuting military sexual assaults
The mother of 16-year-old Tabitha Brewer and the daughter of 71-year-old Shirley McKeown never got to bury their loved ones because their bodies were never found. Now both cases have the same investigator, Kansas City Police Sgt.
One of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, was extradited on Thursday to Libya from Niger, where he had taken refuge as his father's regime crumbled in 2011, bringing cheers from Libyans as the government prepares to prosecute him for his alleged role in trying to suppress the uprising against Gadhafi's rule.
The reading of Miranda rights is a procedure generally reserved for suspected criminals, not their victims. But according to recently released documents, the Nodaway County prosecutor did just that with Daisy Coleman, a 14-year-old whose allegations of sexual assault and child endangerment two years ago in Maryville, Mo.
Police were able to trace the cup to a particular purchase at a particular Starbucks at a specific time
Just check out the mugshot and ponder what he is accused of doing
Rep. Elijah Cummings said Thursday night that California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa called him and apologized for refusing to let Cummings speak during an IRS hearing. The Maryland Democrat said he accepted the apology.
The 46-year-old woman was convicted of killing a man in St. Louis
Federal agents would be sent to jail for enforcing some federal gun control laws under legislation endorsed by a Missouri House panel.
Kansas City, Kan., firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a hotel west of Interstate 635.
Students will participate in the state Sunflower Spelling Bee today at Fort Hays State University. The winner will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., this spring.
Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials.
The Senate on Thursday rejected legislation that would have stripped military commanders of the power to prosecute sexual assaults and other major crimes. The bill, proposed by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., had the support of 55 of the chamber's 100 members, including 10 Republicans.