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Kansas State says it will pay fine after band performance
September 8, 2015
Kansas State says it will pay a $5,000 fine after its marching band shaped itself into the rival Jayhawk mascot and what appeared to be a large phallus during a halftime show.
The Latest on Jewish shootings: Jury weighing death sentence
11:00 a.m., September 8, 2015 Updated 01:09 p.m.
A man convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in Kansas has told jurors he doesn’t care whether they sentence him to death. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. was convicted of capital murder last week in the April 2014 shootings. Jurors are deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
Adventure seekers rappel 13-story Topeka building
September 7, 2015
Raising money for charity has turned into an adrenalin-producing adventure in Topeka.
Rail-trail program in central Kansas follows long road
September 7, 2015
Efforts to transform abandoned rail lines into trails have followed a long and winding road in central Kansas.
K-State marching band apologizes for shot at Jayhawks
September 6, 2015
Kansas State officials have apologized for a marching band routine during Saturday night’s season opener that involved the rival Jayhawks and appeared to be adult-oriented in nature.
Kansas City Connection: 9 events to kick off a busy September
September 6, 2015
The start of September is a bustling time in Kansas City, and in honor of the ninth month of the year, here are nine standout festivals, concerts and weekend events to help you make the most of your week.
Kansas Turnpike Authority to tackle flooding risk
September 4, 2015
The Kansas Turnpike Authority has announced additional plans aimed at preventing flash flooding along a 2-mile stretch of the toll road where deaths have occurred.
Kansas Supreme Court may review case dealing with its power
September 3, 2015
Chief Justice Lawton Nuss won’t rule out having the Kansas Supreme Court review a lawsuit that involves an attempt by the Legislature to diminish the high court’s administrative power.
Feds charge Kansas priest with bank fraud over parish thefts
September 2, 2015
A Kansas priest charged Tuesday with stealing nearly $151,000 from two parishes and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita used the money to fund his gambling, federal prosecutors alleged.
Kobach criticized over plan to purge Kansas voter rolls
September 2, 2015
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says Kansas law doesn’t give Secretary of State Kris Kobach the authority to remove thousands of names from the state’s voter registration rolls.
Penalty phase in Jewish site shootings trial to continue
September 2, 2015
An anti-Semite convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City plans to call more witnesses to explain his actions to a jury that will decide if he should be sentenced to death.
Report: Kansas crops making progress as fall harvest nears
September 1, 2015
The latest government progress report on Kansas crops shows more crops maturing as fall harvest nears.
Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
September 1, 2015
Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
Kansas State students asked to sign sportsmanship pledge
September 1, 2015
Kansas State students will have to sign a sportsmanship pledge before they can pick up their tickets for sporting events this year.
Insurance Department studying continuing education programs
August 31, 2015
The Kansas Insurance Department is considering whether insurance agents need more training.
Tax amnesty for Kansans begins on Tuesday
August 31, 2015
Kansans who owe back taxes to the state should consider paying them in the next few weeks.
Police: Human remains found near Kansas River
August 31, 2015
Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found near the Kansas River in Kansas City, Kan.
Animal health effort in Kansas and Missouri notes 10 years
August 31, 2015
Nearly 1,000 people are gathering in Kansas City. Mo., to celebrate the 10th anniversary of an Animal Health Corridor that stretches from Manhattan, Kan., to Columbia, Mo.
Kansas judge ejects white supremacist from court
August 31, 2015
A judge has ejected a white supremacist from a Kansas courtroom after the man objected to jury instructions in his murder trial, saying he doesn’t respect the process.
Man to be sentenced in suicide bomb plot at Kansas airport
August 30, 2015
A Kansas man’s odyssey into terrorism culminated when he tried to bring a van filled with inert explosives onto the tarmac at the Wichita airport where he worked, an attack prosecutors say was aimed at causing “maximum carnage” during which Terry L. Loewen would die as a martyr.