Jurors have awarded more than $2 million to a Riverside man who was injured when a driver threw a tractor-trailer in reverse on Interstate 35 in Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was angry about his girlfriend's methamphetamine use has pleaded guilty to beating her to death in a Topeka apartment.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A YouTuber from Kansas who makes videos about cars matched the cost of his ticket with a donation to a local law enforcement foundation.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney argues that a boy who was 14 when he shot and killed his drunken mom at a mansion near Wichita was legally defending himself and his then 12-year-old brother.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health department employees who will handle complicated applications for Medicaid health coverage will work out of state Department for Children and Families offices.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old Wichita man has been sentenced in the stabbing death of his girlfriend after a judge denied his motion to withdraw an earlier guilty plea.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health and environment officials are recommending alternative ways for municipal water operators to treat toxic blue-green algal blooms that have troubled state lakes for nearly 10 years.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a Wichita restaurant owner who was shot and killed over the weekend probably was targeted.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A zoo in Garden City says two of four red panda cubs born last week have died.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one juvenile dead and two others wounded in Kansas City, Kansas.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers have been hurt in a hit-and-run crash in Kansas City, Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Electric charging stations have been introduced at the Topeka, Lawrence and Towanda services areas on the Kansas Turnpike.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 55-year-old man has been fatally shot outside his north Wichita home.
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A northeastern Kansas man has been charged with first-degree murder, rape and aggravated criminal sodomy in the death of a woman.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A popular farm east of Lawrence known for flowers, vegetables and its fall pumpkin patch plans to close for the month of August to clean up after a May tornado.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Reno County attorney says 10 officers who fired at a suspect during a confrontation at a Hutchinson home last month will not face charges.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 76-year-old man who was burned in an explosion and fire at his Topeka home has died.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A woman mechanic has filed a lawsuit accusing her former freight yard employer of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Students in certain grades at Kansas public and private schools will be required to have two new vaccinations this year.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita police officer accused of helping a woman with an outstanding warrant has pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanors.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Relatives are questioning why police waited two hours to bust into a Kansas City, Kansas, market where two people lay dying and arrest the gunman holed up inside.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a missing 13-year-old boy in Clinton Lake in the Lawrence area.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas priest has been charged with one count of possessing child pornography.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas inmate has been taken to a hospital after he fell while working on the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has partially opened two of the Fort Peck Dam's spillway gates to relieve the rising water level in the reservoir.
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — A black couple who filed separate discrimination lawsuits against Emporia State University won one lawsuit while the other was dismissed.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old mother of four young children was shot to death at a southwest Wichita home and her boyfriend has been arrested.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train while walking across a stretch of railroad tracks south of Topeka.
Lawrence city leaders have voted to require some bar and restaurant workers to get sexual violence intervention training.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Wichita lab technician "fudged" the test results of sewage treatment plant wastewater that is dumped into the Arkansas River.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Confusion about whether pigs or kids had tumbled out of a vehicle in Kansas led to a humorous exchange between a dispatcher and an officer.
The superintendent of a suburban Kansas City school district says he wasn't aware that a school nurse who's charged with two counts of unlawful sexual relations with a minor had faced similar accusations at a previous job.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican state senator from Kansas has fractured vertebrae while vacationing in Colorado.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old Wichita man who exchanged gunfire with police during a chase has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison.
LOUISBURG, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas says President Donald Trump's suggestion that four Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to where they came was inappropriate because the women are Americans.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a woman in northeast Wichita home.
LYNDON, Kan. (AP) — A 52-year-old Texas woman died in a wreck that later led to a Kansas Department of Transportation worker being injured.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The government's latest crop update says 81% of the winter wheat in Kansas has now been harvested.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was permanently banished from Kansas as a condition of a criminal plea deal is seeking to return.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the U.S. Supreme Court's fall docket includes three Kansas cases.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 27-year-old woman has admitted that she and a co-defendant intentionally drove a car into a Cabela's store in Kansas in order to steal guns.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree murder in the killing of a confidential drug informant whose body was found by deer hunters.
HAYS, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three railway cars carrying ethanol derailed in Hays, causing officials to evacuate a handful of homes as a precaution.
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after his arm was sucked into a pond overflow pipe in rural Kansas.
GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man and woman were killed when their motorcycle hit a deer on Interstate 35 in eastern Kansas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an officer has rear-ended the bicycle of a fleeing man in Wichita.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an officer has shot and wounded a man in Wichita while responding to a domestic disturbance.
LYONS, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas law enforcement officers were shot in a traffic stop, leaving one fighting for his life.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Police Department expects to put Clydesdale horses on patrol for the first time later this summer thanks to two nonprofit civic foundations.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in south-central Kansas say a toddler has died after crawling through a home's dog door and falling into a backyard pool.
LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has drowned after becoming entangled in moss while swimming in a southern Missouri quarry.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the driver who killed the campus security manager at Missouri State University in a hit-and-run crash.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a man driving a stolen sport utility vehicle has crashed into a car and killed a woman in St. Louis.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The interim director of the St. Louis County jail is pledging more transparency following complaints about the handling of four recent in-custody deaths.
Kansas city police say the death of a gay bar owner in a house explosion is being investigated as a homicide.
ROCHPORT, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Transportation will receive an $81 million federal grant to help pay for replacement of the Interstate 70 bridge over the Missouri River near Rocheport.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is getting an $81 million federal grant to help pay to replace a major bridge on Interstate 70 near Columbia.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say an officer shot a man during a narcotics investigation in downtown Kansas City.
HOLT SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A 45-year-old Chicago man is charged after a lengthy investigation led to the detonation of a suspicious package in central Missouri.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 35-year-old Kansas City man who was shot by police has been charged with assault.
EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — Another round of rain is causing more headaches in flood-weary Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old man fatally shot his 43-year-old girlfriend in a St. Louis neighborhood after an argument.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Two Wyoming residents are trying to end the use of a gas chamber for euthanasia at an animal shelter.
NIXA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with killing a woman with whom he had a history of domestic abuse.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has drowned after jumping into a suburban Kansas City lake to help two children who were wearing life jackets but appeared to be struggling.
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was pulled from the Missouri River in northeast Kansas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A state disciplinary panel is recommending that prominent Springfield defense attorney Dee Wampler be placed on professional probation.
RICHWOODS, Mo. (AP) — A father has died 12 years after his long missing stepson was found in the suburban St. Louis apartment of his captor with another recently abducted boy.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a convicted killer assaulted a 77-year-old cab driver in St. Louis within hours of being released from prison.
HARMONTOWN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say foul play is suspected in the death of an Ole Miss student whose body was found over the weekend about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from campus.
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver failed to slow down in time and crashed into stopped traffic in an Illinois construction zone, killing three people from Missouri.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Of all the mantras Anai Espinoza and her fellow campers recite each morning at AileyCamp, the eighth grader's favorite is this: "I am in control."
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy who was shot during a gathering with other teens in the St. Louis area.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A small Michigan college with well-known conservative supporters is suing the University of Missouri over a multi-million bequest designed to promote an economic theory that espouses free markets and argues the government's only role should be to defend people and property.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A plant pathogen that causes the tree-killing disease known as sudden oak death has been found in Missouri.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old boy on a front porch in St. Louis with his father and other adults has been killed in a drive-by shooting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials say a 41-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting last month of a transgender woman.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say the death of a woman whose body was found in a car is being investigated as a homicide.
FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — The stepson of a slain Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader has been sentenced to a total 59 years in prison for his role in the death.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials in central Missouri say a pilot walked away from a small airplane crash at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lobbyist spending in Missouri has dropped by 94% since voters approved a $5 cap on lawmaker gifts last year.
TUSCUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A man who killed a Missouri couple after being evicted from an RV park has been sentenced to life in prison.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis jury has returned a not guilty verdict in the shooting death of a man during the taping of a rap video.
SPOKANE, Mo. (AP) — A second southwest Missouri high school graduate charged in an alleged sexual assault of a classmate and the kidnapping another has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 50-year-old Neosho woman who pleaded guilty to abandoning the corpse of an Arkansas man was given a four-year suspended sentence.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and other passengers are safe after a problem with the governor's plane caused the pilot to turn around mid-trip.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says three southwest Missouri children died and six other people were injured in a crash near Springfield.
A Missouri man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a Kansas sheriff's deputy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are warning drivers to be on the lookout for pavement "blowups" as temperatures soar.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' top prosecutor says the crime and incarceration rate in the city is falling.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri higher education officials say more college students are expected to receive merit-based state scholarships this year and students who qualify for a need-based scholarship will get more money.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to kicking a cat like a ball on a Kansas City high school football field in an act that was captured on video and posted to Snapchat.
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri says everyone affected by last year's duck boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake near Branson "deserves answers," and he is urging federal agencies to wrap up their investigations.
NIXA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are interviewing a person of interest in the suspicious death of a woman in southwest Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A $47 million settlement has been reached in an explosion that launched a van-sized boiler through the roof a St. Louis box company and onto a nearby laundry business, killing four people and injuring three others.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy has died after falling into the path of an oncoming car in a Kansas City neighborhood.
A new program will give Missouri small business owners and farmers hit by tornadoes, storms and flooding this year access to low-interest loans.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More bankers surveyed in parts of 10 Plains and Western states say President Donald Trump's trade skirmishes are having a negative effect on their local economies.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lower Missouri River is likely to remain high throughout the summer because of the large amount of water being released from dams upstream.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In just 2½ years, the Trump administration has put its stamp on the nation's immigration court system, appointing more than 4 in 10 judges, overseeing a hiring surge, and issuing new rules that make it harder for migrants to win their cases and stay in the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist Mark Esper as secretary of defense.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate votes 90-8 to confirm Mark Esper as secretary of defense, ending 7 months of instability atop Pentagon.
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general's office has opened an investigation into the trucking company that employed the driver charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire.
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government's new holding facility for migrant youth will close as early as this week, less than one month after it was opened in response to the squalid conditions in which children were being detained by the Border Patrol, according to the nonprofit operating the facility.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two federal lawsuits filed Tuesday claim South Carolina corrections officials violated prisoners' constitutional rights by failing to prevent a riot in which seven inmates were killed last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at another member of the "squad" of Democratic congresswomen of color as he addresses Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Lawsuits say South Carolina officials violated prisoners' constitutional rights by not preventing 2018 riot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has approved a legal settlement allowing transgender people to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public restrooms.
NEW YORK (AP) — Videos of people dousing New York City police officers with water have sparked outrage and led police officials to urge the force not to tolerate the behavior.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Judge OKs settlement letting transgender people use restrooms matching gender identity in many North Carolina restrooms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan says he will reach out to the Taliban to try to convince them to open negotiations with the Afghan government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The immigration enforcement operation touted by President Donald Trump that targeted some 2,000 people resulted in 35 arrests.
NORTHWOOD, N.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say an overweight semitrailer loaded with dried beans caused a more-than-century-old bridge to collapse in North Dakota.
HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a former bus driver for the death last year of a 3-year-old boy who was found in a hot van outside a Houston day care.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee (all times local):
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Three-time Super Bowl champion and cancer survivor Joe Andruzzi can now add college graduate to his list of accomplishments.
ATLANTA (AP) — In about 20 states, it's a crime for people with HIV to have sex without first informing their partner of their infection.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on sex trafficking charges against financier Jeffrey Epstein (all times local):
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Thunderstorms broke the heat in the Northeast but also knocked out power to thousands and caused flash flooding in some areas.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Gavin Grimm's federal challenge of his former high school's transgender bathroom policy (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior senators — one Republican, one Democrat — are unveiling compromise legislation to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa police officer facing growing claims of misconduct has resigned, two weeks after the release of a video that showed him striking a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop.
ATLANTA (AP) — Opponents of a Georgia law that bans most abortions are asking a judge to keep it from taking effect while a legal challenge plays out.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for financier Jeffrey Epstein are appealing a judge's decision to keep him behind bars until a trial on sex trafficking charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales tumbled 1.7% in June, with rising prices and a scarce supply locking out many Americans from ownership.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales sank 1.7% in June; down 2.2% over past year given high prices and low supply.
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The recently resigned prime minister of Kosovo has left for The Hague to be questioned by a court investigating alleged crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after Kosovo's 1998-99 war.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says increased encryption of data on phones and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening Guatemala over immigration after its high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump, but there's no evidence of any last-gasp drama that could upset the hard-won compromise.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has told former special counsel Robert Mueller not to stray beyond his report on Russian election interference when he testifies to Congress on Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two months after a mother of five vanished from a tony Connecticut town, authorities say they're still following up on more than 1,200 tips and leads.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy because of simmering international trade tensions.
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a 6-year-old was apparently shot in the face by his father, who then turned the gun on himself.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina prosecutor jailed for wire fraud has launched a blog to document what he's calling his "redshirt year" in prison.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to serving as the hitman for a husband who wanted his wife dead.
MIAMI (AP) — The city of Miami and members of Venezuela's opposition will host a charity run to raise funds for medical supplies and medicines for the South American nation that is grappling with food and medical shortages.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former sailor has been sentenced to five months in prison for stealing nearly $140,000 from the federal government by falsely claiming her husband lived in New York.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old tourist from Chicago punched a worker in the face when her FastPass wasn't valid for the Tower of Terror ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on the leadership changes at West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti is due to return to a New York court to face charges accusing him of cheating porn star Stormy Daniels out of $300,000 in a book deal.
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's two U.S. senators let their adventuresome sides take over at the World Scout Jamboree.
LAKE LURE, N.C. (AP) — A wanted Tiki bar cook tried to flee authorities by swimming away in a North Carolina river, but was caught by officers waiting downstream.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lawmakers of the North Carolina city set to host the 2020 Republican National Convention have condemned recent comments by President Donald Trump as racist and xenophobic.
APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) — The sign outside of a church in Virginia reads "America: Love it or leave it," and several congregants decided to leave it.
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