Gary Woodland finished the first round of the U.S. Open with a 2-over 72.
A leader in the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in northeast Kansas has died in a traffic accident.
A Topeka native has signed contracts with Shawnee County to become the new coroner and forensic pathologist.
New federal statistics show Kansas’ gross domestic product grew slightly faster than the national average last year.
A 37-year-old suburban Kansas City man has been sentenced to three years for his role in the theft of a 6-foot bronze statute from outside a…
Less than three years after pulling American forces out of Iraq, President Barack Obama is weighing a range of short-term military options.
A western Missouri man has admitted leading a conspiracy to buy cheap houses and set them on fire to collect nearly $435,000 in insurance be…
Over the course of last weekend there were three incidents involving officers and inmates.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off Thursday with an opening ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The host country, Brazil, opened the tournament a…
The King of Beers is bowing down to a food blogger.
President Barack Obama is in excellent health and will stay that way for the rest of his time in office.
American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less.
A burglary defendant who won his freedom because of a jury’s mistake lost his life a few hours later when he was stabbed to death in a fight…
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation assisted the Osage County Sheriff’s Office in looking into the death of an inmate at the Osage County Jai…
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping out of a helicopter.
Many federal workers and contractors who earn the minimum wage are getting a raise next year.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending her embrace of gay marriage.
The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Missouri arts leader Jane Chu as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The leader of the Newtown, Connecticut teachers’ union spoke at the dedication of the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia Thursday.
Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII” and has been taken to a hospital.
A former leader of the state Board of Regents has been named director of the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University o…
A priest shot and killed at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix has family from Maple Hill, Kan.
An Indiana man has been convicted on federal charges of using the Internet to attempt to sexually exploit a teenage girl in Lawrence.
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump.
The situation on the ground is changing rapidly, but some patterns and explanations are now emerging: