The 1954 Brown v. Board decision ended segregation in schools across the nation.
Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday that Kansas is helping home buyers and its economy by phasing out a mortgage registration fee, but the stat…
Several events will take place in Topeka, Kansas this week to commemorate the ground breaking Brown v Board of Education decision. Gospel Fe…
A 34-year-old woman posed as a teenager to enroll as sophomore at a small private high school in East Texas.
Here’s a useful way to save: think “borrow,” not “buy.”
Shelby Waddell is a mother of three and she says she loves saving money. Kansas First News spoke with her to get some of her tips and tricks…
A worker was injured when he was struck Thursday morning by a vehicle on K-68 highway in Ottawa.
The League of Women Voters has told a federal appeals court that it has mostly confined its voter registration drives in Kansas to naturaliz…
Three roommates who bought a lumpy old sofa at a thrift store found $40,000 in cash stashed inside.
A federal judge Thursday upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation’s capital.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) has chosen Topeka to host the 2014 Fastpitch Softball World Series.
General Motors recalled an additional 2.7 million vehicles Thursday as a deep dive into safety issues.
The Emporia State Hornets baseball team lost 11-5 in the opening game of the their double-elimination regional on Thursday afternoon.
The Kansas State Wildcats basketball team will play the Texas A&M Aggies at Sprint Center in Kansas City in December.
Labor organizers turned up the pressure on McDonald’s and other fast-food chains to raise worker pay.
A police commissioner in a predominantly white New Hampshire town says he won’t apologize for calling President Barack Obama the N-word.
Prosecutors in New Jersey say a missing woman found in a shallow grave was buried alive.
A Sedgwick County jury has convicted a driver of first-degree murder for killing another motorist while fleeing from police in a stolen pick…
Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring…
A Florida woman is recovering today after she was bitten by a shark Tuesday at Jacksonville Beach.
A nurse for the Seaman School District has been given a high honor.
Teen faces manslaughter charges after backyard test of bullet-proof vest goes horribly wrong.
Police officer’s act of kindness goes viral, prompting him to start a non-profit children’s charity.
A new Kansas law will change how property at cement manufacturing plants is valued for tax purposes and help settle a dispute involving an O…
Traffic camera video shows man slam motorcycle head-on into SUV, then walk away.
Kansas political icon Bob Dole says the federal government should not have listed the lesser prairie chicken as threatened.
A man in Florida is killed when he is hit by lightning.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill Thursday that would renew more than 50 expired tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals…
A wildfire near the Southern California city of San Marcos has suddenly roared to life and is burning near homes.
Hackers use “cryptolocker” virus to hold your data for ransom.
Track meet injury results in remarkable display of sisterhood and sportsmanship.
A 75-year-old Topeka man has admitted arranging fraudulent marriages for foreign nationals to help them become legal, permanent U.S. residen…
Police say registered sex offender killed Army Medic Kelli Bordeaux and hid remains just miles from the bar where she was last seen.
Freeing 276 Nigerian girls from the terrorist group Boko Haram is now one of the U.S. government’s top priorities.
The famous and powerful flocked to Manhattan’s legendary Four Seasons to celebrate Barbara Walters, a legendary newswoman now stepping away …
Rescue teams recovered another nine victims, raising the death toll to 283, with scores of people still unaccounted for.
A jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon in a former Anheuser-Busch executive’s gender discrimination lawsuit against the company.
President Obama says no act of terror can match the strength and character of the United States. He says, quote, “Nothing can ever break us.…