A Michigan principal who wanted to get his students fired up about reading greeted them on horseback for an assembly in the school’s gym.
AAA reports that despite the weekend storm, and being ready for it, call volume has been surprisingly light.
A Topeka teenager known for videotaping police officers while they work has pleaded not guilty to three recent citations.
Authorities in Kansas City, Kan., are searching for a 21-year-old Shawnee man charged in another man’s shooting death.
Diversity was perhaps the biggest winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Renovations at Washburn University are designed to create a new “front door” for the school in Topeka.
Bull riding will be back at this summer’s Riverless Festival in Phillipsburg.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority says it’s going to offer free Wi-Fi service on several of its buses.
Robert L. Rankin, a University of Kansas linguistics professor who died recently, will be remembered for his efforts to document the Kaw lan…
Actors Jon Voight, Martin Landau and George Chakiris all have one shiny, golden thing in common.
Winter kept its icy hold on much of the country Monday, with snow falling and temperatures dropping as schools and offices closed.
In a sudden reprise of Cold War sensibilities, the U.S. and its allies are weighing sanctions on Moscow and whether to bolster defenses in E…
General Motors, Ford and Toyota reported U.S. sales declines last month as frigid temperatures and snowstorms pounded much of the nation.
Ratings for the Academy Awards telecast in the nation’s biggest television markets are up 7 percent over last year.
The Czech Republic’s defense minister says it seems unlikely that a Russian company will win a multibillion-dollar contract to build two nuc…
An international education institute is working to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by 2019.
Ukraine’s military admitted Monday that pro-Russian troops have surrounded or taken over “practically all” its military facilities in Crimea…
European Union foreign ministers on Monday sought a joint response possibly threatening economic sanctions but leaving dialogue as the most …
The 86th annual Oscars begin Sunday afternoon with arrivals at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. This year’s host is Ellen DeGeneres…
A bill in the Kansas House would address the divisive issue of who owns a church building when a congregation splits from the larger communi…
Prosecutors plan to seek a Hard 50 sentence for two first-degree murder charges against a man accused of killing four people at an eastern K…
Kansas legislators are taking a long weekend off following a major deadline during their annual session.
The 2014 MIAA Tournament bracket has been released for both the men and women.
Mike Moustakas homered twice, Eric Hosmer added three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Sunday.
Federal investigators are working with Hays police to find out who made a prank call last week that prompted law enforcement to surround a h…
City of Topeka road crews are continuing to treat emergency, primary and secondary routes Sunday afternoon.
A Lawrence teenager and a Wellsville man are dead after a two-car collision in southern Douglas County six miles east of Baldwin City.
Kansas City police are looking for gunmen who fired high-powered weapons at patrons of at least three gas stations around the city.
Nick Wiggins stood on the court at Koch Arena with one arm around mom, the other around dad, his second-ranked Shockers having just finished…
Another round of wintry precipitation is taking aim at a wide swath of the nation.
The City of Topeka is altering its snow plan to prepare for this weekend’s potential snowfall event.
The Topeka Fire Department responded to a house fire in SE Topeka Saturday night.
Due to call load, weather and road conditions the Topeka Police Department is in Walk-In Accident Reporting phase until further notice.
The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office has announced Phase III accident reporting.
Sleet and snow has begun to fall and that means slick roads and a cold start to your morning.
Oklahoma State picked up a much-needed win on Saturday night as they upset Kansas 72-65.
The Kansas State Wildcats won again at home as they beat Iowa State 80-73 on Saturday night.
The best wrestlers in the state of Kansas compete at this year’s state tournament’s throughout the state.