Kansas

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Senate Passes Brownback’s School Funding Overhaul

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed through the Senate on Monday, but a district court order issued last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.

03/16/2015

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Wyandotte County Deputy Shot During Robbery

Wyandotte County officials say an off-duty deputy was shot and critically wounded when he walked into a convenience store early Wednesday during an armed robbery.

03/04/2015

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Clown From Amusement Park Found In Sex Offender’s Home

A ceramic clown that went missing from a closed Wichita amusement park more than a decade ago has been found at the home of a sex offender who once worked at the park and two decades ago helped restore the clown.

02/22/2015

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Kansas Commune Leader Found Guilty Of Drowning Woman In Pool

A man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in life insurance payouts from dead members was convicted of premeditated murder Wednesday in the 2003 drowning death of a female member.

02/18/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Rescinds Order Protecting Gay State Workers

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor’s order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in hiring and employment throughout much of state government.

02/10/2015

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Announces Cuts To Public Schools, Higher Ed

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s going to cut nearly $45 million in funding for public schools and higher education in March.

02/05/2015

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Police: Man Sets 6-Year-Old Girl’s Hair On Fire

Topeka Police say a man set fire to a 6-year-old girl’s hair. Police and fire investigators are currently investigating the incident but have not named a suspect yet.

02/01/2015

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Missouri, Kansas Lawmakers Promote Gun Control Bills

St. Louis area Rep. Stacey Newman traveled to Kansas City for news conference

01/30/2015

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Natural Gas Pipeline Breaks in Bowling Green

Some 75 homes evacuated.

01/29/2015

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States Seek Rehearing Of Voter Citizenship Lawsuit

Kansas and Arizona have asked a federal appeals court panel to revisit its decision allowing residents of those states to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship.

12/23/2014

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