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Surveillance on a home in Stotesbury paid off for Vernon County law enforcement with three arrests. Sheriff Jason Mosher tell...
Governor Sam Brownback has signed legislation revising the Kansas law allowing convicted murderers to be sentenced to at leas...
Kansas authorities say a man who impersonated law enforcement officers as part of a scam to cash phony checks and pass bad ch...
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Ottawa, Craig, and Delaware Counties in northeast Oklahoma...
An attorney for the state has responded to legal attacks on a new Kansas school funding law by saying in court that the state...
A southeast Kansas school district has settled a lawsuit over the death of a motorist in a crash with a school bus last year....
The Kansas Senate has sent Gov. Sam Brownback a bill revising a state law allowing 50-year sentences in certain murder cases ...
Boeing has accepted proposals to attract manufacturing of the new 777X passenger jet from 22 states, including Missouri, but ...
Enrollment is down nearly 4% at community colleges across Kansas according to the Kansas Board of Regents. That means almost ...
A Georgia man has pleaded guilty in Missouri to receiving more than $2.3 million in tax refunds from several states by us...
Kansas is receiving nearly $350,000 in federal grants to help schools serve healthier meals and snacks.The Kansas Departm...
The Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas must remain on the November ballot even though he wants to withdraw ag...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says a meeting with legislators and a small group of Kansas school superintendents has laid the...
Kansas will have a new city on Thursday (1/29). Just Imagine, Kansas is located at Lakeside Elementary in Pittsburg. Lakeside...
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has signed an agreement with the state to clean up contaminated waste left over from decades of ...
A proposed truce in the Kansas City business battle between Missouri and Kansas has gained another endorsement in Missouri.Th...
A leading bond-rating company says projected funding shortfalls and a recent court ruling that Kansas must spend more on its ...
A national group's push to redefine and outlaw a procedure commonly used in second trimester abortions is advancing in Ka...
Bright Futures is reaching into Kansas. USD 247, the Southeast School District, has signed up to join the organization, which...
The area that used to be Treece, Kansas will be on the auction block tomorrow. The Kansas Department of Health and Environmen...
Governor Sam Brownback says recent changes in how Kansas Court of Appeals judges are chosen have led to a more democratic pro...
Mercy Hospital Joplin has been approved to receive $23 million in federal money to pay for demolition and new constructio...
Parsons is one of 12 Kansas communities that will receive Community Development Block Grant money for water and sewer project...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has said he wants to tie school funding to student performance.The Wichita Eagle reports that B...
A white supremacist from Aurora accused of killing three people at two Kansas Jewish centers says he will keep his court-appo...
More people are working in Pittsburg. Blake Benson, Pittsburg's economic development director and head of the Pittsburg C...
Blue Bell Ice Cream says it's suspending operations at an Oklahoma production facility that officials had previously conn...
Kansas wildlife officials have confirmed that a big cat photographed by a deer hunter's trail camera was a mountain lion....
Some Blue Bell ice cream products have been recalled because they might be linked to Listeriosis. Five people in Kansas were ...
The largest teachers' union in Kansas is promising to file a state court lawsuit challenging the Legislature's decisi...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he understands why some retailers are holding Black Friday shopping hours on Thursday, but...
The Democratic candidate in Kansas' Senate race is asking the state Supreme Court to remove his name from the ballot, a m...
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says there were fewer meth lab incidents in the state last year. The KBI reports 143 meth ...
State universities in Kansas could not increase tuition for two years under a proposal drafted by legislators negotiating ove...
The Kansas Department of Agriculture says it is monitoring a control zone in southeast Kansas for signs of avian influenza. T...
The Kansas Democratic Party has fired its communications director over an online posting mocking three towns in the state'...
An 82-year-old area man suffered minor injuries when his experimental aircraft crashed near Emporia, KS. The Kansas Highway P...
A white supremacist from Aurora accused of killing three people near two Kansas Jewish centers says he's ready to plead g...
Kansas legislators have made quick work on brokering a new school funding agreement aimed at satisfying a state Supreme Court...
The House has advanced a bill that would give Kansas' secretary of state the power to prosecute election fraud.The chambe...
An Aurora man charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City last year has fired his attorneys...
Two people are in custody after a man's body was found Friday morning (5/15) in rural Cherokee County. Sheriff's Depu...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback uses a private email address to communicate with staff, raising concerns about the availability...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a school funding bill that restores aid for poor districts but also ends the current tea...
The Oklahoma State Department of Health says a virus causing respiratory illness in children has been confirmed in Oklahoma.T...
Kansas has asked a federal court to temporarily block the Quapaw Tribe from expanding its Downstream Casino in Oklahoma into ...
Kansas has filed a widely expected appeal of a ruling that found the state isn't spending enough money on its public scho...
New budget-balancing proposals from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback would require hospitals to pay higher fees and capture savi...
The top election official in Kansas is predicting 22 percent of registered voters will participate in next week's primary...
The U.S. Supreme Court today (2/24/15) said the state of Nebraska “recklessly” overused Republican River water in...
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday, Oct. 24 in...
Kansas regulators have allowed U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins to continue tagging congressional and campaign materials with a CPA lab...
Officials say three people have died after developing a foodborne illness linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.That prompte...
Republican Governor Sam Brownback and his Democratic challenger, Paul Davis, have laid out their positions on education, taxe...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and his administration are investing $9.5 million in state and federal funds to expand ment...
A Kansas House member has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of court reporters in the state and replace them wit...
A 52-year-old Neosho man has been sentenced to probation in a lightning rod insurance scam that targeted elderly residents.Ka...
Newly released numbers show enrollment has dipped at Kansas' community colleges while it increased at technical schools a...
Is Daylight Savings Time really necessary any more? Representative Mike Kelley of Lamar has a bill in the Missouri Legislatur...
A set of human remains found in a southeast Kansas sewer line have been identified as those of a man missing since mid-Januar...
13 homes in Southeast Kansas are getting fixed up this week thanks to 30 volunteers from around the country as part of Nation...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has rescinded a former governor's order barring discrimination against gays and lesbians in...
Republican Governor Sam Brownback says Kansas should defend the state constitution's ban on gay marriage in court because...
A man from Lamar is dead and two other people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Barton County....
The Kansas Supreme Court has blocked the state's most populous county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, hour...
A Neosho County woman has been sentenced to about a year in federal prison for embezzling more than $278,000 from a bank ...
The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest medical scho...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding has passed through the Senate.The...
The Kansas state fire marshal says an explosion that killed a worker at a Pittsburg fireworks company has been ruled accident...
A national gun-control group says it is planning to challenge a Kansas law declaring that the federal government has no autho...
There's going to be a public meeting in Pittsburg Thursday about the state of water in Kansas. Susan Metzger with the Kan...
A Lawrence Republican is challenging incumbent Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, saying he wants to restore sanity to th...
Kansas State Board of Education members want public school students to continue to learn how to write in cursive even in the ...
"Basically I think what the attorney general of the state of Kansas and Governor Brownback are, are a bunch of racist In...
Two people are now deadafter a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon west of Columbus. 31-year-old Elizabeth Ryan of Columbus di...
A suburban St. Louis couple has come forward with the winning $96.5 million ticket in the March 22 drawing of the multist...
A Native American tribe in Oklahoma is poised to become the first tribe in the country to lead and manage the cleanup of a fe...
A new Kansas law will change how property at cement manufacturing plants is valued for tax purposes and help settle a dispute...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says the state's path to growth relies on education, family and a sound economy.Brownback empha...
Kansas lawmakers are considering increasing the state sales tax as the Legislature gathers proposals to close a looming budge...
A 45-year-old Kansas man has been charged withmore thana dozen sex crimes against a child. Larry Scott Madden was arrested ea...
The following is a list of some of the Independence Day firework displays you can see in the area:KANSASJuly 2 - Crawford Sta...
Pittsburg State University could be see a million dollars added to their budget if Governor Sam Brownback signs a bill that w...
A new report says increased enrollment in Kansas schools is being driven by births in the Hispanic population.The report by t...
Three companies have pitched their proposals for the license to a run a new, state-owned casino in southeast Kansas. The thre...
The Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas had ended his campaign.Democrat Chad Taylor had been running again...
A former museum that was one of the last remnants of an abandoned mining community in Ottawa County has been destroyed by a f...
A federal judge has set a new hearing on the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas's ban...
A bill aimed at bringing a state-owned casino to southeast Kansas has cleared the state Legislature and is going to Governor ...
A southeast Kansas women's shelter has received a $190,000 grant from the State of Kansas. Safehouse Crisis Center is...
Supporters of a bid to bring a casino to southeast Kansas say the long-closed Camptown Greyhound Park could be converted quic...
A former nursing student has filed a federal lawsuit against two community colleges in Kansas over an adverse and secret clin...
The Small Business Administration is offering loan assistance to companies in southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma and southw...
One City Council race in Baxter Springs Tuesday is unusual. There's one candidate..but that candidate is in jail. Stan Pi...
Miss Kansas Theresa Vail says she wants to break the stereotype that women with visible tattoos don't compete in pageants...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster Kansas' pension system for...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has formally saluted the revamped Kansas Statehouse, dedicating the building's renovation to wh...
Kansas and Arizona are asking a court to force a federal agency to quickly modify voter registration forms so the states can ...
Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismemberin...
It looks like some taxpayers in Crawford County may have overpaid, according to the Cherokee School District. A press release...
From eye sore to a focal point of Joplin, the city celebrated the 100 year anniversary of the Gryphon Building Thursday. The ...
School districts across Kansas are preparing for reductions in state aid, as the state tries to fill gaps in its budget. Fron...
The Quapaw Tribe is withdrawing from a partnership with developer Phil Ruffin to build a casino at the old greyhound track in...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's budget director says he's not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools...
Two people from Wichita are in custody for an alleged armed robbery at a Columbus convenience store and then leading law enfo...
The following is a list of fall events and activities in the SE Kansas/SW Missouri/NE Oklahoma area that we are aware of. If ...
Firefighters in Crawford County were ecstatic to find out they'd been awarded $683,400 in FEMA grant money to purchas...
Oklahoma lawmakers have approved a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering ...
A same-sex couple has received a license in Johnson County and gotten married but it's not clear whether Kansas will reco...
A code yellow has been issued in the 4 states. The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks needs your donation. There's only...
A judge has ruled that a white supremacist from Aurora will go to trial for capital murder in the shooting deaths of three pe...
A former official at Pittsburg State University faces a year and a half in federal prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud...
Governor Sam Brownback plans to sign a bill allowing Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit.The Govern...
A Fort Scott manufacturer of water tanks and other products is facing proposed fines of $60,200 for allegedly exposing we...
The two people accused of murdering a man in rural Cherokee County are back in Kansas. 36-year-old Crystal Galloway (pictured...
A suspect in the shooting of an Oklahoma police officer is facing charges for crimes he allegedly committed in Kansas while t...
Kansas legislators have drafted a new plan for raising taxes to close a budget shortfall that's similar to one the Senate...
A new report says Kansas collected $4 million less in taxes than expected in August.The Department of Revenue said Friday...
Missouri Southern State University's Board of Governors voted Friday to hold current in-state and Lion Pride tuition rate...
Kansas legislators have approved a $131 million budget for the state court system for the fiscal year beginning July 1 to...
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill requiring lobbyists to disclose whether any of their activities are fi...
An assistant Kansas attorney general says there's no decision yet on whether the state will seek the death penalty for a ...
The Joplin School District has filed a lawsuit over a $7 million bill for electric work at the new high school and Frankl...
This evening (6/6/15), Pittsburg State University sent the following email to all employees, notifying them that the Kansas g...
At least 24,200 workers at Kansas state government agencies and state universities have received notices that they'll be ...
A judge is considering requests to suppress evidence filed on behalf of an avowed white supremacist charged with killing thre...
Like many school districts in Kansas, Galena is bracing for less education money from the state. Galena Superintendent Brian ...
Pittsburg State University has made plans to furlough 530 employees on Monday (6/8) if the Kansas Legislature can't agree...