OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A snowplow driver for the Kansas Department of Transportation is dead after the plow he was driving on U.S. Highway 69 rolled over.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 49-year-old Overland Park man is facing federal charges in an alleged scheme that prosecutors say cost the government more than $12 million.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbid grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.
Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has told a federal judge he's completed extra legal education that she required of him as a sanction in a voting rights lawsuit.
SMITH CENTER, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old Kansas boy who was injured in a confrontation with law enforcement officers last month has been arrested in Salina.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget plan appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her proposals to boost education funding and expand Medicaid.
Newly elected Democratic Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids says her top priority is reopening the government.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A report says Kansas customers are paying more for electricity than in neighboring states because of investments in coal and wind power.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police are asking the public for help identifying whoever dumped a dog that was shot to death and showed signs of abuse and scars.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University's horticulture center near Wichita might not be closing after all.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas sheriff has been sentenced to two years of probation for selling a .45 caliber pistol and ammunition to a convicted felon.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 57-year-old nurse has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for Medicaid fraud and related charges in three Kansas counties.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Labor is recommending that federal employees who are furloughed because of the partial government shutdown should apply for unemployment benefits.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 33-year-old Wichita man has been sentenced to 47.5 years in prison for human trafficking.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Lincoln County Sheriff's officers are asking the public for information about a woman who hasn't been seen since Nov. 1, 2017.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget proposals (all times local):
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Federal officials say 90 offices will be open in Kansas for three days to process loans and tax information for farmers.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former teacher and police officer has been sentenced to probation for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's proposed budget embraces a proposal to phase in a $364 million increase in funding for public schools over four years.
NIOTAZE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed when a pickup truck rear-ended a farm tractor in southeast Kansas.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A judge has found sufficient evidence for a Kansas man to stand trial in the killing of a confidential drug informant whose body was found by deer hunters.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A black student is suing a Kansas school district, alleging that she was told she couldn't perform with a school dance team during a school event because her skin was "too dark."
Former Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder has joined a Washington lobbying firm in which one of former Vice President Dan Quayle's sons is a partner.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly has named the Kansas Lottery's top attorney to serve as its interim executive director.
ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — Members of the Andover Public Library board are considering a request to move children's books that include transgender characters out of the kids section.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two men were arrested after their car intentionally rammed a police car at the home of a member of the Charles Koch family.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Kansas City woman has died from injuries sustained when she crashed into a pond.
New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is expected to make a pitch to the Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature for boosting spending on public schools and expanding Medicaid.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their Kansas apartment complex.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Wichita man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man in what police say was a botched marijuana deal.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor has reinstated a ban on anti-LGBT bias in hiring and employment decisions by state agencies and extended it to state government contractors.
MEADE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man and woman from Arizona have died after crashing into a tractor-trailer in southwest Kansas.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The mother of a suburban Kansas City teenager who was shot to death by police as he backed a minivan out of his family's garage has reached a $2.3 settlement.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was shot last week by Wichita police officers has died.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 33-year-old man who ran over a Wichita police officer nearly two years ago has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State health officials say Kansas has enough money to provide WIC benefits into March, even if the partial federal government shutdown continues.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A grand jury process to investigate former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will begin next week in Douglas County.
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — A southwest Kansas teacher has been arrested after police investigated an allegation that she had sex with a student.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has delayed until late next month the fraud trial of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a crash that killed a Kansas man also injured a University of Kansas football player and two others.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The trial of a man charged with fatally shooting three people in downtown Lawrence has been pushed back.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Laura Kelly's top priorities as Kansas' new governor arise from her work as a state lawmaker and a decade as one of the Legislature's key players on budget issues.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor is expected to take office promising a bipartisan administration even as she and her supporters celebrate a sharp break with her conservative Republican predecessors.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials are offering an unconventional housing program to mentally ill homeless people that they hope will ease overcrowding at state hospitals.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly is up in arms with the state's troubled child welfare agency for spending public funds to undercut research linking welfare restrictions with a rise in the number of abused children in foster care.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are preparing to open an annual session that will show whether new Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is skilled at separating moderate Republicans from their more conservative GOP leaders to pass the bills that matter most to her.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Women needing to breastfeed their babies at the Kansas Capitol now have a room set aside just for them.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will remain elevated at the start of the year, but should return to normal levels throughout 2019.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita school officials are looking for ways to ensure students don't start the school day hungry, which advocates say can lead to learning and behavioral issues.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas have reported at least two killed in weather-related crashes as a winter storm swept the Midwest this weekend.
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri roads officials say a 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 on the southeastern side of the state as snow swept through the area and slicked roads.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified a 67-year-old man shot to death inside a northeastern Kansas City apartment building last week.
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Police say a St. Louis mother has been charged after her 2-year-old son fell from her moving car and was fatally hit by another vehicle.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Dover Air Force Base (all times local):
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday. She was 66.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Now that Missouri is entering the medical marijuana industry, two Democratic lawmakers from Kansas City want to give businesses owned by women and minorities a slight edge in entering the market.
GALENA, Kan. (AP) — A military veteran has purchased a historic Kansas gas station along old Route 66 with plans to restore the building to its original condition.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A 36-year-old woman who worked for a subcontractor at the Lake City Ammunition Plant in Independence admitted stealing about $160,000 in equipment.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The last of five defendants has pleaded guilty in a double murder in St. Joseph.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 46-year-old Arkansas man is facing federal drug charges after law enforcement authorities became suspicious of the big shoes he had with him.
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — One person is hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting in the St. Louis suburb of O'Fallon, Missouri.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man has pleaded guilty to several charges for shooting two officers last summer.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two men are facing charges of second-degree murder, robbery and armed criminal action in the August shooting death of a St. Louis County Department employee near a Metrolink light rail station.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A dog breeder and kennel in St. Charles County was shut down after inspectors found more than 150 were living in filthy conditions.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missourians will get February food stamps early because of the federal government shutdown.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson says there will be no layoffs and no additional prisoner releases as part of a northwest Missouri prison consolidation.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newly inaugurated state attorneys general said they plan to continue investigations of clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic church as thousands of victims reach out to state hotlines and online systems to report past abuse.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Missouri man who said on social media that he killed a community activist with a criminal record in self-defense.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died in a Columbia house fire that authorities are blaming on an unattended candle.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County man already accused of killing a man last weekend is now charged in a second killing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The son of an American-born anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster says his mother will appear before a U.S. grand jury.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A weightlifter for Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis has been charged with sexually abusing a drunken man in a dormitory room.
HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri police chief has resigned and an officer has been terminated amid an investigation into theft allegations.
OVERLAND, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old has been charged with tampering with evidence in the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old outside a McDonald's restaurant in suburban St. Louis.
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that a former Missouri high school coach had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student while the coach's father was the superintendent of the school district.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has identified three of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in Syria this week.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a missing witness in a pending Missouri homicide case.
St. Louis' Gateway Arch is among many national parks forced to shutter and sideline federal workers during the partial government shutdown, but the towering attraction's closure is also hurting private tourism workers and nonprofits.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests banks are growing increasingly concerned about farm loan defaults in 2019.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been charged with child endangerment after fentanyl and cocaine were found in his 14-month-old son's system after he became unresponsive at a day care.
A St. Louis newscaster has apologized for what he called an unintentional racial slur while referencing Martin Luther King Jr., nearly two weeks after the same phrase cost another broadcaster his job .
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson wants to downsize the Department of Economic Development and move several hundred staffers to the Department of Higher Education.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pakistani-born math teacher who alleges he's been singled out and passed over for opportunities has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Jefferson City school district.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the abuse death of his then-girlfriend's 3-year-old son in southwest Missouri.
A Kansas City couple claims in a federal lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman is demanding justice after a fleeing driver in a stolen pickup truck crashed into her husband's car in St. Louis, killing him.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court says a lower court judge was wrong to order a woman to reveal her home address despite being in a program that shields the addresses of abuse victims.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sen. Josh Hawley plans to move his family to a suburb of Washington D.C., but will keep a Missouri home in Springfield.
FLORIDA, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy has found that a St. Louis ballet dancer whose body was found in a rural northeast Missouri lake drowned.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo has named a newly hatched king penguin Blizzard because it arrived amid a winter blast.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in a Columbia neighborhood.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. authorities, is a familiar face on its English-language channel.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged a suburban St. Louis senior living community discriminated against a married lesbian couple by denying them housing.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian hard-line newspapers and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are criticizing the arrest in the U.S. of an American anchorwoman from Iran's state-run English-language TV channel.
Gov. Mike Parson is proposing a $351 million bond to repair or replace 250 bridges across Missouri, a pitch he made to lawmakers during his first State of the State speech.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's budget and State of the State address Wednesday (all times local):
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man killed after allegedly shooting at St. Louis detectives was facing charges for shooting a woman in Jefferson City.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former student alleges in a lawsuit that Drury University didn't protect her after she was sexually assaulted in a university dorm room.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri-Kansas City professor has resigned after being accused of coercing foreign graduate students to perform work and personal tasks for him.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a professor who alleged she lost her job at a historically black public university in St. Louis because of discrimination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise," Democrats were quick to dismiss it at a "non-starter."
DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights.
BEAR, Del. (AP) — Court records contend a Delaware girl was raped last month by several boys after she was lured from a school bus stop by one of her attackers when he who took her cellphone.
DALLAS (AP) — Justin Timberlake pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made an untenable case Saturday that a Mexican border wall would be a magic bullet for America's drug problem.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students mocking a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local):
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — The mayor of Wetumpka in central Alabama says a possible tornado has caused significant damage to the city's downtown, with several buildings on the ground after an intense storm passed through the area.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump offers temporary protection for people brought to U.S. illegally as children in bid to secure border wall funding.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Madison, Wisconsin, Diocese is considering an investigation into the number of substantiated allegations against clergy of sexual abuse of minors.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on cases stemming from the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer. (all times local):
PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been arrested after police say he broke into the home of a woman who woke up to find a naked stranger on top of her.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A theme park depicting an ark as described in the Bible is battling with an advocacy group over whether public school field trips to the attraction are legal.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some lawmakers in West Virginia want to end the state's lifetime ban on food stamps for people convicted of drug-related felonies.
GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mayor is resigning due to inappropriate texting.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Several thousand people have marched in Belgrade for the seventh week of protests against what they say is Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's autocratic rule.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor is disputing reports that the case has been dismissed against four teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a teammate on their Oklahoma football team.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's flagship public university is defending its use of race in admitting students and wants a lawsuit filed against it by a group representing past and potential applicants and parents dismissed.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. spy satellite has been launched into orbit from California.
John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died. He was 33.
A diocese in Kentucky is looking into videos that show youths, possibly from the diocese's all-male high school, mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington.
BOSTON (AP) — The oldest public park in the United States is getting a $28 million makeover.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.
NEW YORK (AP) — Will your favorite hot dog stand be getting an "A''?
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Relatives say a 26-year-old man who died in an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort was a Massachusetts native who was on an annual ski trip with his father.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven weeks after a massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the arrest of a New Jersey priest on sexual assault charges dating back almost three decades came just two days after a call to the state's clergy abuse hotline.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local):
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new PBS Independent Lens documentary shows how Native Americans laid the foundations to rock, blues and jazz.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health is investigating a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl for 27 gravely ill patients who died at an Ohio hospital system.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police investigated all but one officer-involved shooting in South Carolina in 2018. And the one they weren't called out for was the deadliest encounter of all.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A noted hotel in a Mississippi River town is undergoing a transformation, years after closing.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Louisiana voters enacted new restrictions on felons running for office, they inadvertently ensnared the small town of Ball in a new mayoral feud.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases.
ATLANTA (AP) — A collection of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers on display in Atlanta provides insight into the slain civil rights leader's thought processes as he drafted some of his most well-known speeches and notable sermons.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's new Republican governor rode to office with the strong support of President Donald Trump, leaving some to wonder if he'd be a partisan leader.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Dover Air Force Base to pay tribute to the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump heading to Dover Air Force Base to honor the return of four Americans killed in Syria this week.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.
President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.
CHICAGO (AP) — The explosive video of a white Chicago officer shooting a black teenager 16 times shocked consciences around the world with footage of Laquan McDonald getting gunned down as he walked away from police.
CHICAGO (AP) — After leaving slick roads and runways in the Midwest, a winter storm inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow.
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place food and water in the Arizona desert for migrants.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A jury has found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say Devin Cannady has been suspended from the Princeton University basketball team after throwing a punch at a campus police officer and being arrested following a confrontation at a convenience store.
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