A 61-year-old front desk clerk at a Florida apartment complex was fired this week after mistaking the body of a tenant for a mannequin and throwing it in a trash bin.
A judge sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.
Kansas House members have rejected a proposal that would prohibit slot machines at a closed dog-racing track outside Wichita.
Mazda is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 cars in the U.S. because spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack.
Brittany Murphy’s final movie opens Friday in Eugene, Ore.
Chicago transit officials have fired a train operator who acknowledged dozing off before crashing a commuter train at the O’Hare International Airport station.
Sparks from a welding project for which no one had obtained a permit caused the wind-driven fire that tore through a Boston brownstone last week, killing two firefighters and injuring 13.
Supporters say the opportunity to save potentially thousands of lives outweighs any fears by critics that the promise of a nearby antidote would only encourage drug abuse.
The Obama administration says 3 million Americans signed up for Medicaid under the new health care law as of the end of February.
Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world’s greatest dangers and had one of the world’s loudest laughs.
Kansas House leaders have delayed the start of debate over a $141 million school funding plan, the last major piece of legislation on the agenda before starting a three-week recess.
Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon, wounded Friday in a shooting that killed an AP photographer, has reported on Afghanistan for nearly three decades.
Westar Energy employees rolled up their sleeves for a good cause Thursday.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is now a designated “Family Place Library.”
That means it is a learning environment for very young… More »
A federal judge scheduled a new hearing for a man accused of plotting a suicide bombing at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport.
Unstable mental health may be a “fundamental, underlying cause” of a soldier’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people dead.
A Wichita man was sentenced to just over 10 years for his role in a drug deal that turned deadly.