A statewide group seeking to legalize marijuana in Kansas has launched a petition drive in Wichita to remove criminal penalties for possessing an ounce or less of the substance.
Voters in Hiawatha have said no to a new movie theater development.
Two legislative budget committees approved competing plans Tuesday night for increasing aid to poor Kansas school districts while trimming other education funding.
A Kansas House committee has approved an education funding plan that would boost the state’s total annual aid to public schools by $78 million.
$5 million expansion project for Tallgrass Brewing Co. is getting some help from Manhattan taxpayers.
A bill declaring that the federal government has no authority to regulate prairie chickens in Kansas cleared a legislative committee Tuesday after members jettisoned a provision making it a felony for federal workers to try.
The driver of a school bus that toppled into a south-central Kansas creek last October has been granted diversion on a single misdemeanor charge.
The lawyer representing Chelsea Manning in her court-martial appeals says the soldier’s 35-year sentence for leaking classified information is out of proportion with the offenses of which she was convicted.
Plans are in the works to bring a 1920′s building in Marysville back to life. Monday night, a non profit organization and numerous residents met to talk about restoring the former Union Pacific Depot.
An orphaned mountain lion cub rescued from Washington state now has a name.
The Kansas Senate on Tuesday rejected a proposal aimed at keeping concealed guns out of libraries and community centers.
A prosecutor says Wichita’s Airport Naming Committee did not violate the Kansas Open Meetings Act.
Investigators are blaming a lawnmower and spilled gasoline for a fire that destroyed two homes.
A Kansas man accused of beheading another man with a guitar string three years ago and keeping his head has pleaded not guilty to premeditated first-degree murder.
Federal election officials are asking a federal judge to stay his order that the agency help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.
A Jackson County man who was killed following a tractor accident north of Holton Monday night has been identified.
Kansas trails five neighboring states in 11 of 12 categories that measure the rate of recovery from the recession, according to a report released this week by a nonpartisan Wichita business group.