Allie Saum (Photo provided by and used by permission of Saum family, via KSN)

Judge denies motion to withdraw plea in Salina death

Update

A judge has denied a man’s efforts to withdraw a plea in the killing of a Salina girl.

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50 in 30 Challenge comes to Topeka

This Aug Larry Kaplan takes the Ice Bucket Challenge up a notch. Driving through 48 states and flying to Alaska and Hawaii in 30 days with b…

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Kansas groups stay proactive about Zika

The Zika Virus is back in national headlines after a rise in cases being reported in Florida and New York, but local health officials say th…

(Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)

Kansas AG dismisses Kansas federal school funding lawsuit

A six-year-old federal lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the Kansas school-funding system has been dismissed.

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding a water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A 12-year-old boy died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, on the Kansas water slide that is billed as the world's largest, according to officials. Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan said the boy died at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, which is located about 15 miles west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said the child died on one of the park's main attractions, Verruckt, a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Waterslide complaints surface after death

The state’s Labor Department said Tuesday it has requested documentation from Schlitterbahn “to ensure all safety requirements have been fol…