The figure is included in a state Labor Department report comparing cost of living data for more than 300 cities.
Michael Alan Selmer, 35, of Falls City, who has spent much of the past decade in prison over several scams, was taken into custody after pol…
Sculptor Roger Tofte says Humpty was in too many pieces to fix, but the two men offered to pay for a new one. He says it will take a month t…
The Ramones’ best-known songs reflected their twisted teen years in Queens: “Beat on the Brat,” ”Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue,” ”Teenage Lo…
On Friday, the 25th Sunflower State Games kicked off with tennis, track and field, and much more.
The Detroit Tigers made it two-in-a-row against the Kansas City Royals as they escaped with a 2-1 win on Friday night.
Topeka Police used tear gas Friday night to end an hours long standoff prompted by a domestic near the intersection of SW Lydia and Gage.
Former Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins scored 18 points in his NBA Summer League debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Judge affirms “two-tier” voting registration system.
McGuire struggled for 40 minutes before the giant fish was reeled in.
Groups seek $80 million in upgrades.
Report critical of inadequate spending on rural infrastructure.
Nearly $20,000 dollars in jewelry and other items were lifted from a Manhattan woman’s home.
A 30-year-old man is accused of hitting another man in the head with a set of brass knuckles.
After an accidental fecal contamination yesterday at the Blaisdell Family Aquatic Center, the pool will open for regular business today at N…
Motorists are advised to consider using an alternate route.
The latest forecast released by the Agriculture Department shows the toll from a widespread drought.
Houston teens press police to take action after photos and videos of their alleged rapes appear on social media.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan’s northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Kansas health officials say a person from the Kansas City area has died of a rare infection caused by an amoeba that lives in freshwater lak…
Jhymiere Moore, 19, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and weapons charges in the death of Genesis Rincon in Paterson.
High levels of toxic blue-green algae have been detected.
When a woman’s pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand.
Centers for Disease Control director says he’s “disappointed’ and “angry” about safety errors that exposed workers to anthrax.
U.S. authorities insist the Alien Transfer Exit Program has contributed to overall achievements in border security.
Man accused of executing six family members faints during first court appearance.
The Cambodian immigrant community is banding together to help the survivors of a devastating fire that killed seven people outside Boston.
Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico detention facility housing 400 Central American women and children.
A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state district judge during a probable cause hearing when he fell to the ground.
A northeast Kansas man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a woman whose car was hit by his vehicle during a police c…
Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Celebrations aside, LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA could complicate the Republican Party’s plan.
Two calls were made while 71-year-old Jim Napoleon Garcia lay on the floor as an ambulance was called to take him to an emergency room 500 y…
A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized.
Lenexa police have identified the two men shot to death in a suburban Kansas City home but few other details about the shootings are being r…
“King James” reveals he is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2014-15 season. Here is a look at Lebron’s career to this point.
The U.S. government ran a monthly budget surplus in June, putting it on course to record the lowest annual deficit since 2008.
Matt Bendik, the boyfriend of “Glee” star Becca Tobin, has been found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room.