On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Walter Dean Myers, a best-selling and prolific children’s author and tireless champion of literacy and education, has died. He was 76.
Security cameras show angry driver run down two men outside of Texas gas station.
A lawsuit has been filed over the recent auction of a 1942 Oscar awarded to the art director of the film “My Gal Sal.”
A northeast Kansas teenager will spend more than five years in an adult prison for a pair of sex offenses.
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a tropical storm warning for the entire North Carolina coast.
A frightened bear cub got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar while rummaging through some trash and had to be rescued from a tree.
The Justice Department said the Hobby Lobby decision essentially endorses the accommodation the administration already has made to faith-aff…
Police find unresponsive 2-year-old in hot car; parents drinking in nearby bar.
Nearly everyone is armed at Shooter’s Grill in the tiny town of Rifle, Colorado.
The parents of a severely autistic boy were arrested after investigators determined the 11-year-old had been kept in a large metal cage.
A Garden City man has pleaded guilty to first-degree premeditated murder in the stabbing death of a Colby woman.
Security camera captures massive Philadelphia food truck explosion that left 12 injured.
Wildlife experts say bald eagles are thriving in Kansas this year, and they expect the trend to continue.
A long-time Mabee Library employee has a new ride.
The Topeka school district began recruiting teachers overseas in 2005, focusing on math, science and special education. The district current…
An actor best known from the 1960s sitcom “McHale’s Navy,” has died. Bob Hastings was 89.
A federal judge ordered a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks to remain in U.S. custody.
The Washburn Ichabod football game with Northwest Missouri State scheduled for Nov. 15 this season has been moved from Maryville, Mo. to the…
Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.
Bartlett Grain says it plans to build a grain elevator near Great Bend that will employ more than 10 people year round.
The Bicknell Foundation has given $1 million to a group seeking to build a centralized technical education center in southeast Kansas.
U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they’d found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday.
There are no reports of any injuries at this time or if anyone was home.
In the U.S., 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese.