KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler is recovering after multiple bullets were fired into a Kansas City, Kansas, home, striking the child in the leg.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to charges he fired the shots in July 2016 that wounded a southern Illinois police officer during a chase.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The man accused of running over a Wichita police officer last year has pleaded guilty.
WELLSFORD, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says three people have died in a crash involving two semi-trailer trucks.
A Lawrence police officer who shot a man during an arrest is asking that criminal charges against her be dropped.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old Lawrence man was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for soliciting a 16-year-old girl to send him images of her in sexual poses.
GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A man who secretly photographed and made videos of women as they undressed at a Kansas tanning salon has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to several charges in connection with a shooting that wounded a southern Illinois police officer during a July 2016 chase.
Authorities have identified a former college basketball player in Kentucky as the victim of a murder-suicide in Shawnee.
DALLAS (AP) — Caroline Rose Hunt, a philanthropist, luxury hotel magnate and daughter of Texas oilman H.L. Hunt, has died at age 95.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-month-old baby has died three days after he was found not breathing in Manhattan.
The owner of a suburban Kansas City restaurant was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for falsely claiming he was paying his workers minimum wage.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a DNA test has confirmed that skeletal remains found in Alabama decades ago belong to a missing Louisiana woman believed to have been killed.
PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say police have shot and wounded a man after he fired at an officer in southern Kansas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — REI plans to open its first store in Oklahoma next fall.
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A man who helping to beat a Salina woman with a chain before strangling and drowning her has died.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man (all times local):
A judge has ordered a mental competency examination for a 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting a girl in a child welfare office.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas State student who gave back a scholarship he didn't need is being honored with a new scholarship named for him.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Records show that a man arrested in a deadly Wichita shootout had been paroled just a few months earlier for a 2008 killing.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A fifth lawsuit has been filed in Kansas against an opioid maker and a doctor accused in a prescription kickback scheme.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man accused of making a hoax phone call that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man last year in Wichita will be in federal court to enter new pleas.
Kansas recorded more domestic violence related homicides in 2017 than it had in more than two decades.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Court documents say a Kansas undersheriff who shot and killed a man with a beanbag round hadn't been trained on how to properly use the weapon.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is working to get a farm bill approved to prove he's still a viable candidate for 2020.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been critically injured in a suburban Kansas City house fire.
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible murder-suicide near a suburban Kansas City park.
Two women in eastern Kansas are starting a therapeutic horseback riding initiative for veterans, individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder and community members who want to learn how to ride.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State will offer a new bachelor's degree in education studies beginning in August.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Police say four people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a hair salon in Olathe, Kansas.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has established a new task force to recommend changes to the school's Greek system in order to improve safety and efficiency.
Wichita police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after two patrol officers found a woman's body on a city street.
A Lawrence teenager has been sentenced to six months of probation for bringing a loaded handgun to Free State High School last spring.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A man caught trying to smuggle drugs into a Kansas prison has been placed on probation.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the budget outlook for Kansas state government (all times local):
A 26-year-old woman pleaded guilty for her role in the killing an expectant mother and her unborn child.
GIRARD, Kan. (AP) — Inaccurate election results apparently caused by human error left an election for Crawford County Commission up in the air.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly has pledged publicly to avoid increasing taxes but may have some leeway with voters.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An emergency dispatcher is winning praise for helping a caller deliver his daughter's baby in rural central Kansas.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State police say a person who reported being the target of a racist slur admitted it was a hoax.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The trials of three suspects in a shooting that left three dead and two wounded in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town have been halted.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Court records say a man accused in a suburban Kansas City hit-and-run crash that left two people dead had been speeding and "jockeying back and forth" with one of the victim's vehicles beforehand.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor-elect says she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory.
The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a legal challenge to an anti-abortion clause in a Kansas law that expands health coverage through telemedicine.
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — A 3-year-old southwest Kansas girl has died of suspected abuse after she was hospitalized for more than a week.
GUYMON, Okla. (AP) — The operator of a pork processing plant in the Oklahoma Panhandle will pay $1 million to settle allegations that it hired workers who were in the U.S. illegally.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas father whose toddler was fatally shot by another toddler has been sentenced to probation for leaving a loaded semi-automatic handgun within the children's reach.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in a deadly Topeka shooting.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The attorney representing Sedgwick County has been placed on paid leave amid controversy surrounding an FBI investigation of commissioners.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Laura Kelly promised a new tone of bipartisanship after a victory in the Kansas governor's race brought her national attention. She faces a Republican-dominated Legislature with leaders who call her proposals impractical and vow to hold her to a pledge not to raise taxes.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Relatives of a man who died of a fatal overdose at a Springfield hospital have filed a lawsuit.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with shooting out the back window of a stranger's pickup truck in a case of road rage.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dozens of schools are calling off classes in the St. Louis area as a snowstorm hits the area.
A Springfield man who participated in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million of methamphetamine in Missouri has been sentenced to 38.4 years in prison without parole.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Four people died in a crash involving several vehicles on Interstate 70 near Columbia.
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa police say they've arrested a man in the death of a woman found not breathing at a central Iowa home nearly two months ago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a woman killed in Kansas by a man who wanted to kill Jews has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over the sale of a shotgun used in the shooting.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Nicole Argent of St. Charles checked her Powerball ticket against the winning numbers and thought she won $100. It turned out she was a few zeroes off.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis area police have often been drawn into racial divides since Michael Brown's death in Ferguson four years ago, but the latest battle line is within St. Louis County's own department.
DELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old has been charged with fatally shooting another man as he was walking along a suburban St. Louis road.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man has pleaded guilty to robbing five Illinois banks as part of a plea deal in which he won't be charged for a sixth robbery in Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been asked to investigate the death of an inmate at a jail in the eastern part of the state.
FLORIDA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a dancer for the St. Louis Ballet after her car was found at a northeast Missouri lake.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One week after trashing and bleaching food meant for the homeless, Kansas City health officials allowed the gatherings to continue at parks around the city.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker says her office will not prosecute most marijuana possession cases.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man fatally stabbed a Missouri mother who forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled, not to save the daughter, but to get the mother out of the way so he could romantically pursue the daughter.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Several Roman Catholic bishops are urging colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Church of God in Christ says it is moving its Holy Convocation to Memphis, Tennessee, starting in 2021.
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis hotel employee has been charged with sneaking into two sleeping women's rooms and videoing himself sexually assaulting them on his cellphone.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A top executive at a Missouri mental health company has pleaded guilty to helping bribe Arkansas lawmakers to influence state legislation and boost company profits.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri school district has suspended a teacher who oversaw a class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member.
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Anheuser-Busch says the famed Budweiser Clydesdales will no longer train in New Hampshire.
The number of foreign students heading to U.S. colleges and universities fell again last year, the second straight decline after more than a decade of growth, a new report finds.
A former Dexter High School industrial arts teacher will not be prosecuted for now in response to the wishes of a student with whom she allegedly had a relationship.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A light but persistent snow caused two deaths and numerous accidents in Kansas City, and caused several school closings in mid-Missouri.
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. (AP) — A convicted felon has been charged with abducting two Christian college students and forcing them to perform sex acts on each other at gunpoint after they violated curfew and were locked out of their southwest Missouri campus.
WILLARD, Mo. (AP) — Officials say a southwest Missouri high school coach has died in a hunting accident.
BISMARCK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a woman's death in southeast Missouri as a homicide.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man has been killed in a southeast Missouri shooting.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A memorial to St. Louis area service members who have died in war was mostly neglected and ignored for years — but not anymore.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City expects to provide 400 more scholarships to low- and moderate-income students.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Investigators say a house fire that killed an elderly woman in western Missouri likely started in an electrical fan in the home's living room.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri drivers will be getting new red, white and blue license plates to commemorate the state's upcoming bicentennial.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The new president of the St. Louis County NAACP is the youngest person ever to lead the branch.
It will cost more to stay at an electric campsite in Missouri's parks, beginning May 1.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Fire Department is investigating a firefighter accused of posting a racial slur on Facebook.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officials say a man charged with killing three people in Missouri should have faced deportation proceedings after he was arrested for separate offenses last year in New Jersey.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a Missouri bank robbery has confessed to two other bank robberies in the state and a fourth in Florida.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit says a Missouri sheriff used his knee to press on the neck of an inmate who later died, and when urged repeatedly to stop, responded: "No, I'm good."
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in a deserted suburban St. Louis field.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say a slain woman had an order of protection against the man charged with killing her in her pocket when her body was found in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say an off-duty officer who caused a chain-reaction wreck that killed a Kansas teen was driving a department van too quickly when he slammed into the teen's car as traffic slowed to turn into Arrowhead Stadium for a Kansas City Chiefs game.
BETHANY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Humane Society says it rescued 16 horses but 11 other horses were found dead on a property in Harrison County.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A 26-year-old Kansas City man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing another man in Independence in 2013.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police say a type of synthetic marijuana, possibly laced with dangerous narcotics or even rat poison, is to blame for more than dozen overdose cases in Columbia.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Senate Republicans have nominated state Sen. Dave Schatz to serve as the next president pro tem of the Missouri Senate.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say a Missouri man has pleaded guilty to having a pipe bomb at his former apartment in northeastern Oklahoma.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the shooting death of a cab driver.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two 20-year-olds have been charged in the killing of a 14-year-old during a dispute about a marijuana deal.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has been sued for allegedly allowing three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate students for years, including two who said they were raped.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The leader of a New York-based self-improvement group who is accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex has again filed a request to be released on bond.
U.S. retail sales rose at a healthy pace in October, though the gains were likely boosted by one-time factors such as hurricane recovery spending and higher gas prices.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent in October, led by strong sales of autos, appliances.
NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager accused of killing his mother and younger brother in their home will be tried as an adult.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An Amish farmer in Kentucky is asking President Donald Trump for a pardon after he was sentenced to six years in federal prison for mislabeling homemade herbal products.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — An inmate fled a Georgia jail with the help of his mom and then went out for pancakes.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):
BYHALIA, Miss. (AP) — A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.
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ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana woman charged in a school bus stop crash that killed three children is due in court for her first hearing in the case.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government said it is planning to construct a new state capital in a central location in what was a wildlife park, to make the seat of government more accessible.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people last year and wounding another has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a former Baton Rouge official.
BEAUMONT, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a traffic stop has led to the arrest of a man wanted in Florida on molestation charges.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A local Palestinian police chief has been suspended for helping Israeli soldiers fix a flat tire in the West Bank.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Invitational begins play Thursday with St. Joseph's against Wake Forest.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Retired Judge Robert Rosenberg was front and center 18 years ago in Florida's infamous recount in the presidential contest between Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore.
TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) — Like many victims of a Connecticut sex trafficking ring that preyed on troubled young men and teenage boys for more than 20 years, Samuel Marino never told his family or police about being coerced into having sexual relations with much older men.
OAKFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies knew him as a cop's cop, one who would "go to the ends of the earth" to solve a crime. To family and friends, Ron Helus was a devoted husband and father who loved to go fly fishing with his son.
BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, according to experts searching for ways to reduce growing death tolls from blazes in California and across the U.S. West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers.
MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the party back to a majority as well as protecting President Donald Trump's agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. He argued that it's analogous to a 1916 deployment to counter the Mexican revolutionary Gen. Francisco "Pancho" Villa.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The then-sheriff's deputy on campus during the Florida high school massacre is scheduled to testify Thursday before a state commission investigating the shooting, a day after members called him "not a real cop" and "a coward."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirstjen Nielsen's eventual replacement at the Department of Homeland Security may end up a better fit personally for President Donald Trump. But that doesn't mean the administration will have it any easier trying to get around immigration law and court challenges that thwart the president's hardline agenda.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger says.
ATLANTA (AP) — As Democrats ratcheted up their attacks on Georgia Republican Brian Kemp, he claimed Wednesday that results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the governor's race.
DETROIT (AP) — Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on funerals for victims of a mass shooting at a Southern California bar (all times local):
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas has executed a Mexican citizen for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children more than 26 years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man has admitted to trying to aid the Islamic State group by helping a co-conspirator travel abroad to fight for the militant group in the fall of 2015.
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff says 8 more bodies found bringing death toll to 56 in Northern California wildfire; 130 still on missing list.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Idris Elba's daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say riots at two California state prisons involved hundreds of inmates and sent 11 to the hospital.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. economy is performing well but he's eyeing potential risks ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Avenatti (all times local):
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the release of a transcript from a recent South Dakota execution (all times local):
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing two lawsuits brought by survivors and victims' families of a deadly nightclub massacre in Florida.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis says returning three war-trophy church bells to the Philippines will help cement ties between the two countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump's office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal.
DETROIT (AP) — State regulators have found no serious mortuary science or pre-paid funeral violations following inspections of 43 funeral homes in Detroit.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on call to address the problem of missing and murdered Native American and Alaska Native women and girls (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a chief critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was taken into police custody Wednesday following an allegation of domestic violence, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
BOSTON (AP) — President John F. Kennedy helped inspire a nation to land a man on the moon — but he never got the chance to tweet about it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement official: Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation.
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