Retired St. Louis Police Chief Is A Finalist As Topeka's Police ChiefThe city announced Tuesday that the finalists include Sam Dotson, who was the St. Louis police chief until April.
Anti-Gay Pastor Fred Phelps Sr. Dies at 84The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America's tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
Counter-Rally Planned for Westboro Baptist Church's Busch Stadium ProtestAs first reported by KMOX News earlier this week, the anti-gay protestors from Topeka, Kansas said they will make their presence felt in downtown this weekend.
Kansas Man Is Hit By Train, Gets Up And Walks Away Authorities say a Kansas man who was walking along railroad tracks wearing headphones was hit by a train that he didn't hear approaching behind him — but that he got back up and kept walking.
Kansas City Restricts Protests at FuneralsThe Kansas City Council has voted to restrict protests at funerals within city limits.
Quinn Expands Controversial Funeral Protest BanQuinn quietly signed off on the "Let Them Rest In Peace Act," which pushes protestors back another 100 feet to 300 feet — the equivalent of a football field's length — at military funerals.
U.S. Supreme Court Sides With Funeral PicketersThe court voted 8-1 in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas.