TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach is proposing capping property appraisal increases, which he said would give taxpayers a more predictable property tax bill, but some experts say the change likely would require changes to the state constitution.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The new director of a stem cell research facility at the University of Kansas Medical Center says the center needs more money, not more space.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Manhattan Housing Authority will move its office and residents back into apartments for low-income housing where black mold was found five years ago.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State Fair officials are crediting good weather and concerts for an uptick in attendance.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy has been accused of sexual misconduct against another law enforcement officer.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been charged after a police chase ended with a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a suspect in a 2015 homicide in Topeka has been arrested in Mexico.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thousands have gathered to mourn a Kansas sheriff's deputy who is credited with saving lives when he killed his attacker before collapsing and dying from a gunshot wound.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — BNSF Railway is challenging a Kansas law that limits how long trains can block intersections.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents will be receiving a 15 percent pay raise
Republican Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is disputing a new television ad in which his Democratic rival in the governor's race says he's called the state's school overfunded.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASA is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a woman over a vial of moon dust that is being kept in a secret location in Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a gang member wanted in a 2015 killing in Kansas has been arrested in Mexico.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City, Kansas, stabbing victim has died from his injuries.
HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been killed in a mobile home fire near Wichita.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents has approved an $85 million funding increase for state universities during the next two years.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wichita man has been convicted of raping and trying to kill a young girl.
BALDWIN, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating alleged criminal activity in the Baldwin City police department.
Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr says a flood over the Labor Day holiday weekend caused $17.2 million in structural damages in the city.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Data recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show Wichita was the only major metro area in Kansas that didn't see economic growth last year.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The owners of the abandoned Joyland Amusement Park in Wichita are putting the land up for sale.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A black man alleges in a lawsuit that his face was bloodied and his jaw broken in a police beating in Topeka.
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas man has been charged with fatally shooting his father while he was in bed and then barricading himself in the home for hours.
TOPEKA Kan. (AP) — A former Topeka music teacher has been arrested in a child sex case.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who sent a Wichita television news anchor sensitive law enforcement material is back in jail after allegedly violating his parole.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A committee formed at the direction of the Kansas Supreme Court has made 18 recommendations to improve the bond system in municipal courts.
WELLINGTON, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old Kansas woman who was arrested after her boyfriend was stabbed to death has been released from jail after she claimed the killing was self-defense.
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — The zoo in Emporia is getting closer to raising enough money for a major update that will include adding and renovating several exhibits.
A woman says she and her boyfriend had been "been drunk for about a week" before one of their 2-month-old twins died in a Wichita motel room where mold and curdled-milk filled bottles were found.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A driver has been charged with running into a Kansas sheriff's deputy while intoxicated and breaking the deputy's leg.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sheriff says a wounded deputy managed to kill his attacker and save two witnesses before collapsing and dying.
COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to life in prison for sex crimes involving a child.
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — The second of two teenagers trapped inside a car that landed upside down in an Atchison creek on Sunday has died.
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — The founder of a popular gravel bicycle race in Kansas says the race has been sold to a Minnesota company.
FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) — A 6-year-old Kansas girl who was hit in the head by an overthrown softball has come home after spending two months in the hospital.
DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has taken over a nursing home after an inspector found that it was struggling to pay for food, medicine and utilities.
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — A man is in jail after a fatal shooting and standoff in northeast Kansas.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has petitioned a court seeking lists of Johnson County voters who cast provisional ballots and lists of advance mail ballots rejected because signatures did not match their voter record.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old at a suburban Kansas City child welfare office where children have been kept overnight because of a shortage of beds.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican U.S. senators are backing plans to examine sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka's police chief says a man's shooting death by two officers last year has transformed law enforcement in the city.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A longtime officer of the Riley County Police Department will become Hutchinson's new police chief.
ATCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Atchison County authorities say a Missouri teenager has died and another teenager from Texas is in critical condition after a car they were in went into a creek in northeast Kansas during the weekend. Three other teens were able to escape without serious injury.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to retry a Kansas man for a deadly shooting after his first trial ended in a hung jury.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas sheriff's deputy and a suspect were killed during a fight that broke out as the suspect was being arrested.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Haskell University's Cultural Center and Museum is planning to celebrate Native Americans who served in World War I.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After a summer dedicated to the dinosaur, the Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan is turning its attention to the buffalo.
WELLINGTON, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas man has died after being stabbed in the chest, and another person has been arrested.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The chances of a Kansas voter's ballot being counted might depend on which county he or she lives in — especially if they vote by mail.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Agriculture hopes to start issuing licenses for farmers to grow industrial hemp in time for next year's spring planting season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City University medical students are pushing for a partner treatment plan for sexually transmitted diseases amid rising local and national STD rates.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2012 police chase that ended in a deadly crash in Hazelwood.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' land bank is facing pressure from city officials and residents to reduce its inventory of vacant properties as the agency struggles with staffing and limited funding.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri says freshmen enrollment increased for this school year, but overall enrollment declined.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will be temporarily reduced because of recent heavy rains in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president.
A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison.
WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri school for students recovering from substance abuse is winning praise from federal health officials.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Southern State University has abandoned plans for a dental school to operate in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington University will offer free Uber rides for students from its main campus in St. Louis after recent reports of gun crimes in the area.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two suburban St. Louis men face federal charges for possessing and intending to distribute enough fentanyl for 1.5 million doses of the dangerous synthetic opioid.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former U.S. attorney from Oklahoma has kept his lobbying contract with a health care nonprofit that's under federal investigation for alleged corruption linked to several Arkansas lawmakers.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some St. Louis police officers are still struggling with injuries more than a year after protesters took to the streets when a white former officer was acquitted in the death of a black suspect.
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say at least one person has died after a small, single engine plane that took off in New York crashed near St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who raced deputies to delete child pornography has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a St. Louis man has been convicted of punching a deputy U.S. marshal in the face and assaulting two other federal officials.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say two men have been charged with shooting a woman in the leg as she used her body to shield her two young children at a St. Louis bus shelter.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a motorist opened fire after he was cut off in traffic and wounded a woman.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor says he won't press charges related to allegations of conflicts of interest between state agencies and a trucking technology company.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The longtime aide of former Democratic leader Mike Sanders was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in stealing campaign funds.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Supporters of a St. Louis man killed in a SWAT raid at his home 15 months ago are demanding answers about the internal police investigation of his death.
Planned Parenthood says abortions will stop at its Columbia clinic after Oct. 1 unless a federal judge blocks some Missouri abortion restrictions.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is the winner of $1 million in a Missouri Lottery game, becoming the 500th person to win a prize worth $1 million or more in the state lottery's 32-year history.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson is considering changes to Missouri regulations to help address a shortage of long-haul truck drivers.
GODFREY, Ill. (AP) — A retired Episcopal priest in southwestern Illinois is facing deportation to his native England for what he says was mistakenly voting 12 years ago.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jefferson City authorities say the deaths of a married couple appear to be a murder-suicide.
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been arrested on suspicion of driving drunk while dragging a horse behind his pickup truck in southern Missouri.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A jury has awarded a Columbia woman more than $2.75 million for injuries and losses she suffered during an arson fire at her home.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State health officials say the first West Nile death in Missouri this year was in Jackson County, not St. Louis.
BOONESBORO, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed and two others hurt in a head-on crash in mid-Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend after she took out a restraining order against him, saying he was abusive and had threatened her in text messages.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died in an apparent suicide at the jail in downtown Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting another man along the side of a road.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been arrested in a deadly stabbing in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City woman pleaded guilty to helping people file false income tax returns in a scheme that netted more than $182,000 in refunds.
BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old girl was killed and two of her brothers were seriously injured when a car carrying seven family members from Nebraska overturned in Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The longtime superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau has resigned after two former students alleged he acted inappropriately between 20 and 25 years ago.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A 29-year-old eastern Missouri man who said he was bothered by a constant deep bass noise has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing his neighbor.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The longtime publisher of the Arizona Daily Sun is retiring.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former prosecutor and chairman of Missouri's Democratic Party has been sentence to two years and three months in federal prison for misusing campaign funds for personal expenses and vacations.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Oak Grove has been charged in the fatal shooting of a woman in Independence.
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of another man at a trailer park on the outskirts of Sedalia.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Springfield man used an elaborate plan and an "anonymous" letter to sexually assault a woman.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old who fatally shot another man two years ago during a botched drug deal has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and will serve 12 years in prison.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The search for Missouri's next top education official has begun.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been convicted of stalking his girlfriend, dumping her body in a deserted suburban St. Louis field and torching her car.
St. Louis (AP) — Police say a man charged in a deadly St. Louis salvage yard shooting told a detective he was "startled" when he opened fire.
ARCHIE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing a bank in western Missouri.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Four Vermont high school journalists have gotten a lesson of a lifetime when they stood up to censorship in their school newspaper and won based on a new law.
California is in the midst of another devastating year of wildfires and finding the causes for the worst fires can be critical to identifying better fire-prevention techniques.
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this week.
NEW YORK (AP) — For transgender Americans, 2018 has been marked by series of advancements and setbacks.
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana died in a house with a hole in the roof and pigeons living inside. The front windows are now boarded up. Buckets collect water. Clapboards are peeling.
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City councilman plans to introduce a bill to close the "Kushner loophole" that fails to check up on landlords if they file false documents with the city.
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Subtropical Storm Leslie has formed in the north Atlantic, is expected to be short-lived.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is back in the U.S. after being arrested in Taiwan.
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks are set to continue on tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her decades ago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi says a donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Person briefed on talks says Kavanaugh, Ford tentatively agree to testify Thursday to Senate panel.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say an 11-year-old girl has become the fourth member of her family to die from a shooting rampage by her father, who also killed himself.
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — A North Carolina man driving more than 200 mph (320 kph) has been killed after his vehicle crashed during a race Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a political ad against an Arizona congressman featuring his siblings (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to prohibit airlines from charging "unreasonable" fees for changing or canceling tickets.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin (all times local):
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a felony charge after authorities say he told a television station and sheriff's deputies that he was going to shoot down the sheriff's helicopter if it didn't stop flying over his house.
CLINTON, La. (AP) — It's been 15 years since inmate Lonnie Payne called Louisiana's East Feliciana Parish Prison his home, but a sheriff's official says that's about to change.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities say a former Peruvian Army sergeant has been apprehended in Texas on human rights violations for his alleged involvement in the 1991 killing of 15 villagers in the South American country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters.
DALLAS (AP) — A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park after an eruption that caused widespread damage to infrastructure (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser 'accept' Senate panel request to tell her story, ask to continue talks on terms Saturday.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A lawyer says four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago have filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements.
Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator.
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Maryland warehouse that killed four people and wounded three others (all times local):
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — About 150 people have gathered at a Texas church for the funeral of one of the four women who authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent they've described as a serial killer.
PHOENIX (AP) — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Hotplates are being distributed to residents who have been left without gas service more than a week after gas explosions and fires rocked Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley.
Over the past decade 47 dogs have died across the U.S. during grooming, or within days of showing signs of ill health after grooming, at the nation's leading pet retailer, a New Jersey news organization reports, though what the numbers mean is uncertain.
HOUSTON (AP) — A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two people shot by a colleague this week at a Wisconsin software company have been discharged from a Madison hospital.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The last surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raider is still telling his World War II stories, and he enjoys hearing new ones that have been passed down to younger generations.
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — An art exhibit satirizing President Donald Trump has been canceled at a town arts center after its leaders worried it would make them appear biased.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Activists marking the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico are staging a rally and caravan focused on President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida man was arrested after fatally striking a man who stopped to help a motorist on an interstate highway and then stealing the victim's car.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Was it Quinton or Eric?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The billionaire CEO of the Ohio-based company behind Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works is no longer a Republican.
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