LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old man who was a suspect in a shooting outside at Lawrence bar has died.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former physical education teacher in Haysville has been sentenced to two years of probation for having sexual contact with a male student.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old Texas woman who said she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend has been sentenced to three years of probation.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a teenager and a young man were killed in a shooting in Topeka.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita City Council has approved a public financing package worth about a $35.5 million to subsidize the creation of a medical school.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible hostage situation at a Kansas elementary school.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a shooting in southeast Topeka left two people dead.
The Dole Institute of Politics says Temple Grandin will receive the 2019 Dole Leadership Prize.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The estate of a Wellington couple donated $1.6 million to establish scholarships for students in Kansas State's College of Business Administration.
FAIRBURY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas man died after a car he was in crashed off a rural road in southeast Nebraska.
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Lenexa police are investigating the theft of thousands of meals intended for homeless veterans.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A cold front that froze much of Kansas set at least three records for low temperatures.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather (all times local):
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports an 8-year-old girl died in a three-vehicle wreck caused by icy roads in northeast Kansas.
Court records say an off-duty Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who told a bar server that "I have my gun on me. I'll shoot you" was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state transportation agency says Kansas hit a 10-year high for deer-related crashes last year.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission will vote this week on whether to restrict turkey hunting harvest in parts of Kansas for at least two years.
SILVER LAKE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after a pair of police chases in northeast Kansas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police while responding to a bogus emergency call is seeking $25 million in damages in a lawsuit.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting outside a Lawrence sports bar that left three people wounded.
A two-year investigation by the AP identified at least 1,680 dams nationwide that are rated as high-hazard because of the potential for loss of life if they failed and are considered to be in poor or unsatisfactory condition.
A former Lawrence police officer convicted of threatening another driver with a gun on a suburban Kansas City highway in a case of road rage has lost his peace officer's license.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A second driver has been charged in a crash near Wichita that killed a 24-year-old Kansas man last year.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Wichita say a 59-year-old driver has died after his car slammed into a city utility pole.
Kansas' first electric buses are coming to Wichita.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Investigators say loss of control resulted in the 2017 crash that killed a Topeka physician.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A homeowners association in Alaska is seeking to foreclose on a condominium owned by Republican Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins.
DEERFIELD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victims of a western Kansas fire as a former Kansas State Board of Education member and her rancher husband.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man driving a car linked to a bad-check cashing case has caused a deadly Topeka crash while trying to get away from a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three detention deputies have been injured in a pair of recent fights at the Sedgwick County Jail.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old in the deadly shooting of a 15-year-old at a Wichita park during an ongoing social media dispute.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Court documents say the cause of death for a bruise-covered 2-year-old Wichita boy is blunt force trauma.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to shrug off the impeachment inquiry that has ensnared the State Department and raised questions about his leadership.
TROY, Kan. (AP) — A former nurses' aide from Atchison has been sentenced to two years in prison for Medicaid fraud and other charges.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says a commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court did not violate the state's open meetings law in choosing three finalists for a vacancy.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas farm couple prevailed in a lawsuit challenging a state law that limited advertising of raw milk.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Time is running out to begin construction on a new coal-fired power plant in Kansas before its permit lapses.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was shot and critically wounded after playing basketball at a Wichita park.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Four suburban Kansas City high school students have been charged with two Halloween night armed robberies, one of which was recorded and circulated on social media.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An employee of a Kansas City area restaurant chain alleges in a lawsuit that he was forced out after telling a manager that he had been diagnosed with HIV.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A truck driver has been sentenced to between 10 and 20 years in prison for falling asleep at the wheel of her semitractor-trailer and causing a fatal crash in Wyoming.
A top Republican legislator's complaint has launched an investigation into whether a commission that screens Kansas Supreme Court applicants violated the state's open meetings law.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed federal identity theft charges against a Mexican immigrant whom a former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent tried to free from jail.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 70-year-old northwest Oklahoma man has pleaded guilty to trying to hire his business partner in Kansas to kill a man in Oklahoma City.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republican Congress members are rejecting a request from the state's lone congressional Democrat that they join her in opposing a federal policy that will allow faith-based adoption agencies to get taxpayer funding even if they turn away same-sex couples.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Corrections said a mass commutation of offenders was worth considering during his confirmation hearing.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has ended an unusual practice for redrawing the lines of legislative districts that has cost university communities political clout.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Wichita man who intentionally ran over a dog several times has been sentenced to a year in jail.
MARYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The former clerk of a northeast Kansas county has admitted to spending more than $100,000 of taxpayer money for personal use.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' lone congressional Democrat is urging her Kansas Republican colleagues to speak out against a policy that would allow faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to get taxpayer funding even if they turn away same-sex couples based on religious beliefs.
The NTSB says the Coast Guard has repeatedly ignored safety recommendations that could have made tourist duck boats safer and potentially prevented a Missouri accident that killed 17 people.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former northwest Missouri police chief accused of striking a handcuffed man after the chief helped rescue the man’s infant daughter from a pond.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Police say they are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a freezer at a Joplin home.
A state appeals court ruled that Raytown’s city clerk must pay a penalty for refusing to release public records to a woman whose mother died in a car wreck.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is asking people interested in honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to submit ideas to the city’s parks board within 90 days.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County elected official is demanding answers following the death of a 12-year-old girl who was struck by a police vehicle.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County elected official is demanding answers following the death of a 12-year-old girl who was struck by a police vehicle.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The troubled St. Louis County jail has a new director after a series of inmate deaths raised concerns.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a missing 78-year-old Florida man who has been diagnosed with dementia and a traumatic brain injury was last seen more than 1,000 miles (1609.27 kilometers) away in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is getting close to $35 million in federal grants for road projects in two cities.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has received a $10 million gift from the Kinder Foundation, which will be used to support two new degrees programs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 52-year-old Kansas City woman has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison without parole for embezzlement.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cerner Corp. has cut 130 jobs, including 60 in the Kansas City area.
AVA, Mo. (AP) — Another school district is suing leading e-cigarette maker Juul, claiming that its devices create "enormous distractions for students."
OZARK, Mo. (AP) — A state lawmaker-turned-labor judge is facing a misdemeanor charge after his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
BEL-RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — The NAACP is raising concerns after reports surfaced that a suburban St. Louis police officer didn't stop to help after a chase ended in a deadly crash.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 12-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered last month when a St. Louis County patrol vehicle struck her.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wintry weather is closing schools, contributing to numerous crashes and causing temperatures to tumble in Missouri.
CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man, woman and young girl have been killed in an apartment fire in Missouri.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men have been charged in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded in Kansas City.
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say it appears that a woman who was having car trouble was killed by a hit-and-run driver in eastern Missouri when she stepped out of her vehicle to get help.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri regulators have fined the Doe Run Co. $1.2 million for dozens of clean air violations over several years at a lead battery recycling center in southeast Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wintry weather in mid-autumn is causing plenty of trouble in parts of Missouri.
A St. Joseph woman who drowned her 6-month-old son has been sentenced to life in prison.
HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) — A cigarette is blamed for a fire at a northeast Missouri public housing complex that killed one person.
SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting in Carbondale, Illinois.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A judge has found that the University of Missouri knowingly violated the state's open records law by overestimating the cost to provide records to an animal rights group.
BRAGGADOCIO, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in the Missouri Bootheel region are investigating the shooting death of a man.
MINER, Mo. (AP) — A 33-year-old southeast Missouri woman is dead after stepping out of a moving vehicle and getting struck by a trailer that vehicle was towing.
WINIGAN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Missouri.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured two people and killed a dog that was walking with them.
SUNRISE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting outside an adult entertainment club in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, that left four people injured.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some Missouri business owners looking to profit from the state's burgeoning marijuana industry worry they're at a disadvantage to established out-of-state organizations that have been aggressive in applying to process or sell medical marijuana in Missouri.
A southwestern Missouri fire chief has been convicted of three counts of second-degree statutory sodomy and one count of second-degree rape.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty in a 2016 double homicide and robbery.
VALLEY PARK, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis say an argument between neighbors ended with one of them being stabbed to death.
EMINENCE, Mo. (AP) — A herd of seven wild horses that were causing problems at a Missouri state park have been rounded up and adopted.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri developer has been sentenced to a year in prison for a scam that cost six families nearly $400,000.
Missouri's health department wants to ban medical marijuana businesses from paying taxes in cash, a move that industry advocates say could shut out small businesses from the field.
ST. JOSEPH, MO (AP) — St. Joseph has barred camping in most parks and public spaces after getting complaints about homeless people sleeping under a bridge.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri fraternity with a troubled history is closing its door for now but could reopen with new members as early as 2022.
Officials in one of Missouri's largest school districts are grumbling as they work to comply with a new state law that requires them to wait until late August to begin classes.
TROY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a man who died after a suicide attempt at an eastern Missouri jail has settled a lawsuit for $300,000.
A 10-year-old boy involved in the death of a St. Joseph boy whose body was found in a burned out house has been committed to the Missouri Department of Youth Services.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri certified public accountant has been convicted of a $7 million scheme to defraud his employer and clients.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A cold weather system had people in the Kansas City area wanting more than just a sweater. It also had them reaching for nose plugs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Ferguson activist who became a state representative, only to resign in August, will pay the state $14,169 after an investigation found he spent thousands of dollars from his campaign fund on personal expenses and failed to file accurate reports.
Kansas City would ban so-called gay conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors under an ordinance that is headed to the city council for consideration.
A prosecutor says an MU student is the "prime suspect" in the disappearance of his Chinese wife and he played audio in court of the man saying he wanted a divorce "the sooner the better."
NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola is bracing for the future by returning to the past. The company is adapting its historical flip-phone design for a smartphone with a foldable screen.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Islamic Jihad spokesman says cease-fire with Israel has been reached to end two days of Gaza fighting.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executes man convicted of the 1994 shooting death of a convenience store clerk.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court will not take up President Donald Trump’s appeal of a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over financial records to Congress.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An independent probe into Virginia Beach’s mass shooting fails to offer clear answers for exactly why a city engineer opened fire in his workplace.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury has found that two Colorado police officers were justified when they shot and killed a black teenager during a foot chase.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Navajo tribal energy company officials expressed confidence Wednesday they will be able to secure necessary bonding for recently purchased coal mines in Wyoming and Montana without financial backing from the Navajo Nation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Until recently, New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database — an illegal practice that has raised alarms about the lengths the nation’s largest police force has taken to keep tabs on the city’s youth.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas man was sentenced to death for the 2017 slayings of his roommate, who was beheaded, and the roommate’s 17-year-old girlfriend.
BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Protesters rallied in support of Rodney Reed’s campaign to stop his scheduled Nov. 20 execution.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi school bus driver has been convicted of misdemeanor charges related to the videotaped assault of a disabled student.
NEW YORK (AP) — A team of ocean explorers say a U.S. submarine with 80 sailors aboard when it disappeared in 1944 has been discovered in Japanese waters.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors have recommended the death penalty for a Florida man convicted of fatally shooting two police officers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police investigators are looking into drug overdoses as a potential cause of death among some of the nine students who have died this semester at the University Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors said.
NEW YORK (AP) — An indictment charging California attorney Michael Avenatti with conspiring to extort Nike has been rewritten to drop two conspiracy counts.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar appears to be signaling support for a conspiracy theory that Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A new national hotline to report sexual misconduct accusations against Catholic bishops in the U.S. could be operating by the end of February, three months ahead of the deadline set by Pope Francis.
MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in the case against the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local):
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hyundai says it will build a pickup-style sport-utility vehicle at its plant in Alabama, which is being enlarged in a $410 million expansion project.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man faces murder charges in the death of his 17-year-old daughter, whose body was found in the Rio Grande River by a fisherman.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Rapids will pay a $190,000 settlement to a Latino American war veteran who was wrongfully detained by federal immigration officials.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Navy has agreed to name a warship in honor of late Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The life of Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints baseball team owner Mike Veeck, will be celebrated next month in Charleston, South Carolina.
JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his cute resemblance to a unicorn.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment during the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people, the utility and attorneys announced Wednesday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Relatives of a 16-year-old Delaware girl who died after being attacked in a school bathroom in 2016 have resolved a lawsuit against the school district.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says Turkey’s purchase of Russian air defense system creates ‘serious challenges’ but hopes they can be resolved.
DENVER (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group is protesting after a Colorado arena security guard told a woman to remove her hijab before she could enter to see her 8-year-old daughter sing the national anthem with her school choir at a Denver Nuggets basketball game.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California utility agrees to pay $360M to reimburse taxpayers for deadly 2017-2018 wildfires, mudslide.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top government environmental health official joined health experts on Wednesday in expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal that scientists say would upend how the U.S. regulates threats to public health.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a Baltimore lawyer’s lawsuit accusing the Southern Poverty Law Center of defaming him in an article and a “hate map” that tied him to a neo-Nazi group.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans pressed the discredited theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 U.S. election in defending President Donald Trump in Wednesday’s impeachment hearings.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s top election official is investigating two prominent critics of the state’s new touchscreen voting machines.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for porn star Stormy Daniels are challenging a request by President Donald Trump’s lawyers to stake claim to a settlement between Daniels and Ohio's capital city.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky could face a legacy-defining decision once a recanvass of last week’s election is completed Thursday.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday that he is open to the possibility of altering American military activities in South Korea if it would help advance a diplomatic deal with North Korea to eliminate its nuclear program.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Court records show that a former lobbyist who pleaded guilty to bribing three former Arkansas lawmakers will be sentenced this month.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The family of a detainee has filed a wrongful death lawsuit after a man died while held at an immigration detention facility in Colorado.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a state investigation into preplanned power outages in California (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government began the new budget year with a deficit in October 33.8% larger than a year earlier.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a white Nashville police officer who fatally shot an armed black man from behind in July 2018 are arguing jurors should be picked from outside the area for his murder trial.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million (727 million euro) expansion at its plant in Chattanooga.
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union will tighten financial controls, ban contributions from employers and vendors to charities run by its officers, and hire an ethics officer in the wake of a federal corruption investigation.
President Donald Trump and Turkey’s leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, met Wednesday as relations between the NATO allies have fallen to their lowest point in decades.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Author Maya Angelou and performer RuPaul are among the inductees for the next class of California Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child.
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