Police in Massachusetts have some sage advice: Don’t go chasing after bears while drunk and armed with nothing more than a dull hatchet.
San Francisco police say an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed by a light-rail train as he ran across a street.
A 21-year-old man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of Islamic State extremists pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the la…
The U.S. oil industry is challenging new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail.
Senate Democrats dealt President Barack Obama a stinging setback on trade Tuesday, blocking efforts to begin a full-blown debate on his init…
Police have not said what led up to the shooting.
The incident is under investigation.
The latest attack on Monday night left one student with a stomach wound and the other with a chest injury.
Kansas Club for Growth lobbyist Mark Dugan said the group began the television spots Tuesday and plans to run them at least a week.
Proposal to increase the state’s sales tax by a full penny on the dollar to help close a budget shortfall.
Christianity is still the dominant faith by far in the U.S.; 7 in 10 Americans identify with the tradition.
A surprising stowaway startled a man out on his boat in San Diego: A sea lion pup who decided to crash in a bunk, waking the owner with his …
The record high American graduation rate masks large gaps among low income students and those with disabilities compared to their peers.
“That poor little girl is never going to know them.”
Ikea is recalling approximately 75,000 safety gates because the gates may fail to stay closed. Three children have been injured.
A Georgia man who saved a dog from a hot Mustang has been arrested for smashing a window to free the animal.
President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career began.
Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.
A woman trusted to commute children safely from home to school and back was accused of driving drunk and getting into an accident with child…
Kyle Busch will run the All-Star race this weekend, his first competition since he was seriously injured in a crash at Daytona nearly three …
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced new appointments to four state boards and commissions.
Widespread rains helped boost farm crops and replenish soil moisture across Kansas.
To mark the 61st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.
The mayor of Lawrence is set to join a national effort that supports marriage equality for gay couples.
Kansas City police say they are investigating a residential robbery during which they say two men stole 11 guns.
Was sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for embezzling funds from the union.
A man has been charged with fatally shooting a senior airman while drinking alcohol at a home near Whiteman Air Force Base.
Three men were arrested in Mt. Morris, New York on Sunday after allegedly stealing a cash register, security system and food from a restaura…
George Zimmerman, known for being acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin’s death, suffered minor injuries in the incident.
A group of police officers helped a Tennessee boy with autism celebrate his fifth birthday.
Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technol…
The new results come after a front crash test where the corner of the vehicle hits either another vehicle or an object.
Triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the Himalayan nation was ravaged by its worst quake in decades.
The city of Topeka wants residents to tell them what changes they want made in the capital city.
There were mixed reviews as the Seaman school board grappled with an ongoing problem, drugs on their campus. “We’ve been told there was an i…
The Texas Rangers pounded three home runs to beat the Royals on Monday night.
A Kansas House committee has approved a bill to end a business tax break championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.
The Washburn Rural girls soccer team remained unbeaten in league play with a convincing win against Topeka High on Monday night.