The “Furniture Mall of Kansas” is opening this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in Topeka’s West Ridge Mall
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is fur real. Colonel Meow has 9-inch hair.
That’s good enough to put the Himalayan-Persian mix into the 2014 edition of the Guinness World Records book, due out Sept. 12.
Owners Anne Marie
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof.
A Whatcom County sheriff’s employee saw the man step
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson requested the anesthetic propofol to help him sleep at least a decade before he died from an overdose of the drug, a doctor testified Wednesday.
Dr. Christine Quinn said Jackson summoned her
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Mayor Cory Booker on Wednesday accused his U.S. Senate race rival of making bigoted comments when asked about a newspaper article in which Booker ambiguously addressed his sexuality.
Republican Steve Lonegan said on
Congressional staffers have met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.
Democratic spokeswoman Tiffany Edwards of the Committee on Education & the
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother of three who was wounded by police after holding her young sons hostage at home during a 22-hour standoff will face multiple felony charges, authorities said Wednesday.
Sara Jones, 29,
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Zoo has indefinitely suspended a program that let visitors pay to touch and feed a rhino after a black rhinoceros bit a woman’s finger.
The zoo says the woman was taken to a
During her first State of the Labor address Wednesday morning, Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon said several economic factors have improved in 2012 for Kansans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for hundreds of black financial advisers have reached a $160 million settlement in a lawsuit accusing Wall Street brokerage giant Merrill Lynch of racial discrimination, a plaintiffs’ attorney said Wednesday.
If approved by a
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge on Wednesday stood by his decision to send a former teacher to prison for 30 days for raping a 14-year-old girl who later killed herself, but said he “deserved to be
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is repeating its call for Tehran to help three Americans — Robert Levinson, Amir Hekmati and Saeed Abedini — return to their families after lengthy detentions in Iran.
The State Department said
Hiawatha football has one of the most prized recruits in Kansas and the Redhawks aim for another postseason berth.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A star dancer for the great African-American choreographer Katherine Dunham has died.
Longtime friend Robert Wood says Vanoye (van-OY’) Aikens died Saturday in Los Angeles at age 96.
Aikens toured more than 50 countries
A man who used to work for the Garmin company in Olathe, Kan., has been indicted on federal charges of stealing
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins released the following statement calling on President Obama to refrain from using U.S. Military action in Syria:
Today marks a historic anniversary. It’s been fifty years to the day when the March on Washington was held and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.