Three people are dead in a pair of shootings at a Jewish community center and retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas, police said.
Two people were killed in the town's Jewish Community Center, Sean Reilly of Overland Park Police said. Another person was killed at a second location, he... more »
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators gave final approval Saturday to a bill that would nullify city and county gun restrictions and ensure that it's legal across the state to openly carry firearms, a measure the National Rifle Association sees as a nationwide model for stripping local officials of their... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Kansas company that sells fireworks in Louisiana is asking a state judge to strike down a law that imposes higher permit fees and penalties on out-of-state fireworks retailers than on local sellers. A hearing is scheduled June 20 before state District Judge Wilson Fields.... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kentucky has the best players. Kansas has the most heart. From the first practice in October to the final cutting of the nets in April, that's how the two teams remaining in the NCAA tournament have made a name for themselves. They meet Monday to decide... more »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man from Uzbekistan who was accused of running a 14-state human trafficking ring in Kansas City has pleaded guilty to four charges under a plea agreement in which he will serve at least 10 years in federal prison. Abrorkhodja Askarkhodjaev, 31, was facing more... more »
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials hoped Wednesday to thwart new attempts to lure aviation jobs away from Wichita by withholding details of an agreement between the state and manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft. Gov. Mark Parkinson hints that the deal might involve helping the company provide additional training for workers or... more »
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A military court in Kansas will decide whether enough evidence exists to court-martial an airman accused of having unprotected sex with several partners without telling them he is HIV positive. An Article 32 hearing, similar to a civilian grand jury, will take place Tuesday at McConnell... more »