After a more than decade-long campaign, the term “yooper” is getting recognition in the dictionary.
The Seaman Board of Education celebrated a new construction groundbreaking Tuesday afternoon.
A disturbance outside the Kansas City Zoo during a free admission day has resulted in charges against a 16-year-old boy.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Kansas can strip two Planned Parenthood clinics of federal family planning money while the organization moves forward with its legal challenge of a state law it says is retaliation for its advocacy of abortion rights.
The Kansas Turnpike Authority has entered into an agreement with the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority for the two systems’ electronic toll collection program to be interoperable by the end of 2014.
Brownback said Tuesday he was optimistic that legislators were getting closer to a school funding solution to satisfy a Kansas Supreme Court ruling, though he would like to see more of the new spending directed toward classrooms.
Riley County Police are investigating after tools were taken from a construction site.
Area law enforcement have arrested a registered offender.
Brownback has signed legislation pushed by fellow Republicans making it harder for voters to switch parties before primary elections.
Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps with seizures, but procuring it involves navigating a thorny set of state and federal laws.
The Pentagon says Congress’ multiple investigations of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, have cost the department millions of dollars and thousands of hours of personnel time.
A civilian approaching a Navy destroyer at the world’s largest naval base late at night took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague.
Authorities say a North Dakota woman whose 13-year-old son weighed 21 pounds when he died in January has been charged with murder.
The Coast Guard partially reopened one of the nation’s busiest seaports to ship traffic Tuesday, three days after a collision between a barge and a ship spilled up to 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the waters south of Houston.
A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the fishing village where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing.
Frustration over the fate of Flight 370 mounted Tuesday, with gale-force winds delaying the search in the rough and remote seas off western Australia.
Fearing imminent arrest in a triple slaying, Ibragim Todashev started acting suspiciously.