A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
A five-county transportation study recommends 'HOT' lanes when K-10 is widened two decades from now. Only motorists driving alone would pay a toll.
Not only did nothing get done in the 2013 session of the Missouri General Assembly, the state actually lost ground when it comes to cleaning up its ethics.
Jackson County prosecutors on Friday charged three men in connection with a failed burglary Thursday that ended with the homeowner shooting through her back door. The failed burglary occurred about 12:05 p.m.
The Kansas Legislature will return to Topeka Tuesday to work out disputes over the state's sales tax.
A federal judge has rescheduled a probable cause hearing for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
A dwelling that had been damaged by fire in March was apparently torched by arson on Friday.
A suspected Shawnee liquor store robber is recovering Friday morning after taking police on wild chase that ended with a wrong-way crash.
The suspect would sit for hours near the restaurant play area, they say.
The 17-year-old is accused of trying to extort money from the 43-year-old she hooked up with.
Kansas is losing $7.2 million in Title I money, which pays for extra teachers and services in high-poverty schools.
MU halls now house administration and museums. Plan calls for MU to move museums to former cancer center and use one vacated building for classrooms, offices and labs.
Ralph Hile of Merriam has a bone to pick with the city of Mission. He remembers city officials saying they would install traffic signals at the Broadmoor Street intersections with Martway and 61st streets when the old Herff Jones property was redeveloped.
A southwestern Illinois judge already under scrutiny after a colleague died of a cocaine overdose at his family's hunting lodge was charged Friday with possession of heroin and guns.
Schools in Newtown, Conn., will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators dead last year.
The U.S. military has proved to be a sexually hostile environment for women -- and for a fair number of men as well. By the Pentagon's own measures, women are more likely to become victims of sexual assault while in the military than in civilian life.
About 20 residences and two churches are without water after the main broke about 7:30 a.m.
When President Barack Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters.
To jail. From the story: In May 2011, then Judge Pozonsky "began to request, instruct and insist that police bring to his courtroom the controlled substances -- usually cocaine -- that had been confiscated in drug cases," according to the...
The decision is unlikely to end a bitter rift. Conservatives threaten to bolt, and liberals fault ban on gay leaders.
Some Kansas legislators are waiving their salaries or donating the money to charity as the legislative session heads into extra days to solve the state's tax policy.
A deal emerged Friday that could lead to a resolution of the dispute over how to cut taxes in Kansas.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied Friday that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict after a video purported to show him using the drug. Ford did not say whether he has ever used crack.
The 20-year-old son of a former aide to President George W. Bush was charged in a Washington, D.C., suburb on Friday, accused by police of killing a man with a hatchet.
A parent teacher organization at an elementary school in Overland Park says an estimated $30,000 was found missing from its bank account.
Paul, Rubio are in the hunt in the state that holds the first major presidential test
The mugshots of these two bring to mind a cinematic masterpiece: dumb and dumber.
Alleged Los Angeles gang kingpin arrested in Salina, Kan.
Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials.