The city of Detroit reached a deal in bankruptcy over $388 million in bonds, mediators announced Wednesday, a significant agreement that could influence other creditors to try to get a settlement.
Jurors are hearing about the criminal history of a Houston woman convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a stiletto shoe heel before deciding her sentence.
An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.
Workers are digging away to retrieve the last of eight classic Corvettes gobbled up by a giant sinkhole beneath a museum in Kentucky.
The Royals have activated reliever Louis Coleman from the disabled list and recalled second baseman Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha.
The “Kansas Children’s Discovery Center” installed a new sustainable rain garden system.
A suspicious fire at the home of an elderly Manhattan man is under investigation by Riley County Police.
Hotels advertise “bleisure” packages. The Thai Tourism Authority is promoting “honeyteering.” And a Mississippi TV anchor told advocates of gay equality to “go on gaycation.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton opened his annual civil rights conference, which will include a speech by President Barack Obama.
A 17-year-old was kidnapped at gunpoint in Junction City according to police.
James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died
Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and inspired the team to make her happy by playing well, has died.
Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.
The Brown County Sheriffs office is requesting assistance in locating a 21-year old male.
Federal election officials have appealed a judge’s ruling requiring them to help Kansas and Arizona fully enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.
A judge has scheduled a mental competency hearing for a woman accused of sex trafficking at Asian massage parlors in Wichita.
Wichita officials studying long-term residential water supply options are moving forward with two possibilities, including expanding the city’s aquifer recharge project.