WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was shot by Wichita police at a McDonald's drive-through has been charged with carjacking a sport utility vehicle while trying to get away.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Fair will reevaluate its gun policy this fall because concert security concerns could conflict with state law that allows gun owners to carry their weapons openly.
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — A sanitation worker for the southeast Kansas town of Independence has been killed in the crash of a truck.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials say one person suffered smoke inhalation in a fire at a meatpacking plant in southwestern Kansas.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating the shooting death of a man in his 20s.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — While the Kansas economy continues to add jobs, state and labor officials are considering ways to address a looming shortage of workers, particularly in high-demand careers like health care.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water to be released into the lower Missouri River will change in the coming days to accommodate recent heavy rains in the Upper Plains.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio video game player upset about an online bet has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for recruiting another man to make a bogus emergency call in 2017 that led to police killing a Kansas man.
DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has approved an agreement that will require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make a recommendation by May 2021 whether the lesser prairie chicken should be federally protected as a threatened or endangered species.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 56-year-old Lawrence man was sentenced to three years of probation for giving a teenager drugs that nearly killed him.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been convicted of fatally shooting a Baptist church pastor and choir director three decades ago in Kansas City, Kansas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Nearly 78 years after he died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett will be laid to rest in his native Kansas.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Republican commissioner for western Kansas' Finney County has kicked off his campaign for the state's 1st District seat in Congress after two-term incumbent Roger Marshall announced plans to run for the Senate.
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Two 13-year-olds have been charged with bringing guns to a suburban Kansas City middle school.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting outside a western Kansas restaurant.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A break-in at storage units in Wichita, Kansas, became a diplomatic security issue last year because two of the units belong to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old woman has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend in Kansas.
A new report forecasts that Kansas farmers will harvest a record 816 million bushels of corn this this year.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — State utility regulators have rejected a request by Westar Energy to pass along the cost of buying 8% of the Jeffrey Energy Center.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been accused of impersonating an immigration officer during a foiled attempt to help an inmate escape from a local jail in Kansas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed four cases seeking to keep more than $358,000 in suspected drug money recovered by Kansas officers in separate traffic stops on Interstate 70 in August and September.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A mother has testified in the trial of a suspended Kansas priest charged with molesting her daughter that she was raised to hold priests in high regard and didn't know how to respond when she became concerned.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union say they have reached a settlement with the Federal Bureau of Prisons which allows an inmate to receive a drug used to treat his opioid addiction.
GIRARD, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old southeast Kansas man who was a school bus monitor has admitted to sexually abusing an elementary school student.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Shawnee Mission School District will settle a lawsuit that alleged school officials didn't act when a male student was repeatedly accused of sexual offenses before he assaulted a student in a middle school classroom.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheyenne in Wyoming says it has reported to police three new credible allegations of child sexual abuse against a retired bishop.
HILLSDALE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found a body and submerged vehicle in a northeast Kansas lake.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of beating another man in a Wichita grocery store parking lot has been charged with second-degree murder after the victim died from his injuries two weeks after the attack.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who is suspected of trying to grab children at a Wichita-area elementary school playground before stealing a pickup truck from McConnell Air Force Base and slamming it into a gate.
GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Officials at a Wichita-area school district say they are preparing to sue the makers, distributors and sellers of electronic cigarettes and vaping products.
Court records say a Wichita toddler who died at a motel had enough methadone in his system to kill an opioid-addicted adult.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been arrested after an hours-long Wichita-area manhunt that started when the driver of stolen vehicle tried to ram police at a McDonald's drive-through, leading an officer to open fire.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say three people are in custody after officers fired shots while pursuing a stolen car.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita woman has been sentenced to six months of probation after her dogs attacked a neighbor's dog, which had to be euthanized.
PLAINVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 56-year-old man in Plainville as a homicide.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Skeletal remains found last spring in a central Indiana park have been identified as those of a man who vanished more than a year ago.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has testified at a preliminary hearing about the fatal shooting of his best friend and former Washburn University teammate.
PLAINVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Geological Survey reports an earthquake and two aftershocks were reported in Rooks County during the weekend.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health officials say they have confirmed the first death in the state related to an outbreak of a lung disease linked to vaping.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas business executive with political ties to former Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has officially kicked off her campaign to challenge freshman Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A trailer containing fossils worth more than $100,000 has been reported stolen from a Colorado parking lot.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers have begun planting their next year's winter wheat crops.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of her toddler son.
The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the ACLU have sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons on behalf of an inmate they claim could die without a drug used to treat his opioid addiction.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A parole absconder has been arrested after a Wichita chase ended in a crash.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents say a Wichita sex offender paid a teenage girl to find young girls he could pay for sex.
Panic broke out at a suburban Kansas City festival that celebrates pioneer history after festivalgoers falsely believed shots had been fired.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five grants totaling $400,000 have been awarded to help prevent unsafe working conditions in and around U.S. mines.
ATWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Investigators say a cornfield blocked a driver's view before he pulled out in front of an oncoming semitrailer truck and caused a fatal crash.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Homeless advocates in Lawrence say they did what they could for people forced to leave city's only overnight homeless shelter but they are concerned that some of them had nowhere to go.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The nation's assistant education secretary will be in Missouri this week to visit education programs aimed at meeting the needs of students with disabilities.
CARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia paramedic is accused of stealing morphine, replacing it with another liquid and then re-attaching the cap with super glue.
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local):
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver from Tennessee caused a triple fatality crash on the outskirts of Missouri's capital city.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested three people in the carjacking of a vehicle with a 5-year-old child inside.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A World War II soldier who went missing almost 75 years ago during fighting in Germany will be buried with full military honors in his home state of Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting at a wine bar in south St. Louis that wounded three people, including one man who was critically hurt.
JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Board of Curators at Lincoln University has approved a contract to rebuild a university research center that was destroyed by fire four years ago.
BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The family of a South Dakota woman who was found shot to death in Missouri last winter is offering a $10,000 reward for information in the case.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a 55-year-old man in the parking lot of a convenience store on the city's northeast side.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are looking for a suspect in the overnight shooting of an off-duty officer.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legal Aid of Western Missouri says there has been a drastic drop in the percentage of cases it wins to secure Medicaid disability benefits for the aged, blind or disabled in the state.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Three law enforcement officers involved in a shooting in northwest Missouri in August will not face criminal charges.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 37-year-old St. Louis man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal shooting during the taping of a rap video.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An adult high school is scheduled to open next month in a building being vacated by the Columbia Daily Tribune.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Kansas City police officer has been charged with possessing child pornography.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man whose double-murder conviction was overturned last month after he spent 23 years in prison will not be retried.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri tax break for trading-in multiple vehicles appears to have been preserved by lawmakers, although revenue officials say they never stopped offering it.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Police leaders in St. Louis County are considering hiring officers without previous police or military experience as it becomes harder to fill openings.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Jasper County authorities say a deputy was shot and a man was later found dead after a shooting east of Joplin.
INDEPENCENCE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been convicted of killing his mother's fiance after blaming him for burglarizing his home.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy shot and killed a man outside a Kansas City area home while trying to arrest him.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A worker has found a Civil War cannonball lodged in a Kansas City area tree that he was hired to take down.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say guns have claimed the lives of two more children in the St. Louis area amid growing frustration about violence in the state's largest cities.
HONOLULU (AP) — A new Aloha Stadium could be ready for the opening of the University of Hawaii's 2023 football season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri health officials have confirmed two state residents are suffering from lung illnesses related to vaping, and seven other possible cases are being investigated.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A judge has found enough evidence existed to believe a 10-year-old boy was involved in the death of a 14-year-old boy whose body was found in a burned out house.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday will release details of a lengthy investigation into sex crimes involving Roman Catholic clergy.
FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Five students were arrested after a fight at Fulton High School left four staff members injured.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Four more people who received knee-replacement surgery at the Mizzou BioJoint Center say in lawsuits filed this week that their surgeries failed.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for providing the heroin that killed a user.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Five people from Illinois are facing federal charges for allegedly stealing copper from more than 80 cellular towers in Illinois and Missouri.
SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer has been placed on administrative leave for allegedly posted anti-Muslim comments on Facebook.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southern California man has been charged with a dozen felonies more than a year after he was stopped on a Missouri highway with about 3,000 vaping cartridges filled with THC oil.
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been convicted of stabbing his estranged wife to death.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will have competition in the 2020 election.
LOUISBURG, Mo. (AP) — A 31-year-old southwestern Missouri man has been found guilty in the death of his boss, who was stabbed more than 30 times.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on gun violence in Missouri's largest cities. (all times local):
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A teenager has been convicted in a carjacking that led to a crash near St. Louis Lambert International Airport in which a 9-year-old was killed and three relatives were hurt as they returned from a trip to Disney World in Florida.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a second victim has died from wounds sustained in a Kansas City shooting that occurred during a bloody 24-hour span in which three others also were killed.
A priest says "fornication," not pregnancy, was the problem in the case of a teacher who alleges that she was fired from a Catholic school in Kansas City because she was pregnant and unmarried.
GASSVILLE, Ark. (AP) — No damage or injuries have been reported after an early morning earthquake struck near the border of Missouri and Arkansas.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban St. Louis man who is suspected of raping six girls has surrendered.
A Missouri audit report shows that taxpayers spent more than $200,000 to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens' use of a self-deleting text message app.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are backing a bill to ensure that people can continue trading in multiple vehicles to get tax breaks on new cars.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A suspected prowler who was shot in the leg after allegedly attempting to ram an officer with a stolen truck has been indicted on a federal weapons charge.
A wayward turkey vulture caused a power outage for about an hour on the University of Missouri campus.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new court filing says former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger must turn himself in at a federal prison in South Dakota in 10 days.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another child has been injured in a shooting in St. Louis, but this time, police believe it was an accident.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 59-year-old Missouri man is dead after being struck by a car driven by his 89-year-old mother.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation's worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years could be in its final stages.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and the weekend drone assault in Saudi Arabia (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) — A pigeon apparently didn't think much of a lawmaker's ideas to address a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as "pigeon poop station."
NEW YORK (AP) — Two current traders and one former trader in the New York offices of JPMorgan are charged with manipulating the precious metals futures market.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Official: Firefighter killed, at least 6 injured as propane explosion levels building in Maine.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A town official says a propane gas explosion has destroyed a building in Farmington, Maine, and killed a firefighter. At least six others were injured.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times is under fire for its story about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The paper apologized for an offensive tweet, and revised its article to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.
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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina man ran back into his burning home to save his wife before both of them died from smoke inhalation.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bodybuilder from Nashville, Tennessee, has won the 2019 Mr. Olympia competition and the title's $400,000 prize.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland authorities are searching for a former actor from the Baltimore-based television show "The Wire" who they say escaped custody after being taken to a hospital.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A $1 million donation by the disgraced founder of Papa John's pizza to a historically black college has prompted the school to give up $20,000 in scholarships from the company.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul, Minnesota, police say an officer has fatally shot a man who rammed his police vehicle.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least six Oklahoma prisons are locked down after several inmate fights caused one inmate death and more than a dozen injuries.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has released a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments.
Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.
As the nation's attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with its blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on in state after state, community after community, killing tens of thousands of people each year with no end in sight.
The cannabis extract CBD is marketed as a healing remedy that, unlike its cousin marijuana, doesn't get users high. As demand increases, however, some vapes marketed as delivering an inhalable form of CBD in fact contain dangerous, illegal synthetic marijuana.
AP () — — AP investigation: Vapes spiked with illegal and dangerous synthetic marijuana show dark side of CBD craze.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant , shattering all economic records for performance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.
HIGH ROCK, Grand Bahama (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters.
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 United Auto Workers members go on strike at 55 General Motors facilities over contract dispute.
Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin files for bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits over opioid crisis.
MIAMI (AP) — Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.
STERLING, Conn. (AP) — Modified stock car great Michael Stefanik has been killed in a single-engine plane crash. He was 61.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York police say Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, found dead in Manhattan apartment.
An attack on a critical Saudi Arabia oil plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday, though its longer-term impact depends on how long production is disrupted and what this weekend's attack presages for the future.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will attend a Houston rally next week featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign is changing who will lead his presidential effort in the crucial primary state of New Hampshire.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he has approved release from strategic petroleum reserve "if needed" after attack on Saudi oil facilities.
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather in the Atlantic (all times local):
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas say two people were injured when gunfire erupted at a youth football game.
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say Tennessee deputies have fatally shot a man who pointed a weapon at them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday that he won't back GOP congresswoman Liz Cheney and her support for "endless wars" if she decides to run for the Senate from Wyoming.
NEW YORK (AP) — Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" has won the People's Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.63.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress are telling President Donald Trump that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases.
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A beached whale that initially drew a large crowd of Maryland oceanfront onlookers is dead.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushing for a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes (all times local):
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Attorneys for an Indiana woman accused of providing support to the Islamic State group received a judge's approval to seek depositions from three Yazidis who were taken as slaves by her husband, who she says died while fighting for IS.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say $1.2 million from the sale of the diocesan home of former West Virginia Catholic Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will go to assist victims of sexual abuse in West Virginia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even its high expectations at the weekend box office.