Taylor is the Shawnee County district attorney and won the Democratic primary over Lawrence attorney Patrick Wiesner with 53 percent.
A 52-year-old Louisiana woman has been killed in a traffic accident in western Kansas.
Dennis Haynes pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the April 2013 death of Ronald Betts of Wichita.
One of two adult sons in a family of four found dead inside a California home in June fatally stabbed his parents before he and the other so…
A food truck served more than 16,000 meals to hungry Kansans last month in a south Wichita neighborhood.
“You have to change attitudes before you can change behaviors.”
Add Kansas to the list of states where tea partyers tried and failed to knock out Senate Republicans this year.
Wichita teachers are getting new training about how to respond to violent intruders.
Kansas tourism officials are studying the feasibility of developing a $50 million outdoor recreation center near Lawrence that would include…
Baker University’s cross-country and track coach has died.
A clerical error is causing some funding questions for a southeast Kansas school district.
A Nigerian nurse who treated a man with Ebola is now dead and five others are sick with one of the world’s most virulent diseases.
He’s still favored to win but is likely to be dogged by the same issues.
Three months to Election Day, the GOP is increasingly optimistic about gaining the six seats necessary to seize control of the Senate.
Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the da…
Kansas City voters have stalled a plan to create a special taxing district to fund expansion of a streetcar line beyond downtown.
Authorities in southwest Ohio say a man brandishing a gun inside a Wal-Mart store has been shot to death by police.
Twenty-six-year-old Cheryl Gilson of Cornish was sentenced Monday in Portland District Court.
A federal indictment accuses five western Missouri residents of taking part in a $2.6 million conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
A Missouri man was put to death Wednesday for raping and killing a college student in 1995.
The older boy now faces a murder charge, and authorities say they are still investigating what led to the attack.
An accountant and industry executive has won the Republican nomination for Kansas insurance commissioner.
The Yunnan provincial government said more than 2,400 people have been injured in Sunday’s 6.1 magnitude quake in the mountainous Yunnan far…
In his “peace declaration” speech, Matsui invited world leaders to his once-devastated hometown, referring to a proposal made at a ministeri…
Greene was killed when a gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a military academy near Kabul. More than a dozen other coali…