Smoke from the fire, which burned about 620 square miles in the two states, was reportedly detected as far away as St. Louis.
Spring time is test time for so many school kids and standardized tests can stir up many reactions from parents and kids.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who passed a forged check.
Students and staff at a central Topeka elementary school were evacuated this morning while a utility crews checked for gas leaks.
A state office building is back in business Thursday night after employees had to be evacuated during a second floor scare.
Kansas legislators have started their annual spring break and will be out of session for nearly five weeks.
Topeka Public Schools has selected Rebecca Morrisey as the next principal of Topeka High School.
BodyCameraDonations.com is a website designed to help smaller and more remote police departments get funding to buy body cameras.
For months Kansas lawmakers, school districts, and the state Supreme Court have been going back and forth on the equity of public school fun…
While bigger agencies might be able to afford the equipment, smaller police departments aren’t getting the funding they’d like for the devic…
Garry Shandling, who as an actor and comedian pioneered a pretend brand of self-focused docudrama with “The Larry Sanders Show,” has died.
Some fires are at 100 percent containment, but others are at 70 percent. Here is the 4 p.m. update
The City of Topeka has reached an agreement with Rep. John Alcala and he has agreed to drop his lawsuit.
SURPRISE, Ariz. — (AP) — Kansas City Royals reliever Tim Collins will need Tommy John surgery for the second time. The team said Thursday he…
The Senate approved the bill 32-5, and the House passed it hours later, 93-31, sending it to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, who is expected …
On Thursday, Amazon, Inc. announced that it is opening a fulfillment center in Edgerton.
On Wednesday, an investigation that lasted several months led to the arrest of a 15-year-old in St. George, Kan.
The Kansas Senate has passed legislation that would require teachers to vote every three years in order to maintain their local union.
At 2:45 p.m. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback met with Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the adjutant general and director of the Kansas Division of Emergen…
Danica Patrick has been fined $20,000 by NASCAR for walking near the race track after a crash. Kyle Busch has been fined $10,000 for failing…
A slightly larger-than-life bronze sculpture of late James Naismith has found a home on the University of Kansas’ Lawrence campus.
A former University of Mississippi student pleaded guilty Thursday to placing a noose on the school’s statue of its first black student.
Critics of the Iran deal say the action would break pledges the administration made while selling the seven-nation agreement last summer.