Updated: 03/16/2009 - A Kansas House panel plans to have a hearing on questions about how Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' administration has distributed Medicaid funds.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - A bill repealing Kansas' death penalty law fails to advance in the state Senate.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Kansas' Sherron Collins, a first-team All-Big 12 selection, is the fourth Jayhawk to earn USBWA All-America honors since 2002. He led Kansas and was fourth in the Big 12 with 18.3 points per game to go with 5.0 assists.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - An asbestos investigation is under way at an Ash Grove Cement Co. operation in Montana, and the Kansas company has told employees they should not report for work until instructed to do so.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - The Kansas Senate is debating whether to repeal the state's death penalty law.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - A tractor-trailer driver escaped injury when he got out his rig shortly before it was hit by a train in Oklahoma near the border with Kansas.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - A bill that would require voters to show identification before voting is headed to the full Senate for consideration.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Kansas is setting aside $3 million in federal stimulus funds for shortline railroad projects.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Potential jurors in the trial of one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers were asked today to set aside their personal views about abortion.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - No one was injured in a late night house fire Sunday night in Topeka.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - A judge rules that Kansas will keep a $25 million fee paid by a company that later dropped plans to build a casino in Cherokee County and says the company should have known the risks involved before it applied to build the state-owned casino.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Topeka Police arrested one suspect involved in the robbery incident from Saturday night, on the Best Buy lot, 1600 Wanamaker.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - A man told Topeka Police Officers his vehicle was targeted by gunshots from another car before 1:00 a.m. Monday in the area of the 2400 block of Colonial. Around 1:15 a.m. officers stopped the suspect vehicle and took two men into questioning for the drive-by.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) has appointed Paul Cruz, Wichita, to the Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission. Cruz will represent the 4th Congressional district while serving a three-year term.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - The Kansas Senate Utilities Committee heard more testimony Monday before deciding whether to send House Bill 2126 to the Senate floor for debate. It would require cell companies to give information to police.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - The House plans to vote on a bill blocking an attempt by Mulvane officials to attract a casino to their south-central Kansas community.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - March 10th may have been HIV Awareness day but KDHE and many other communities and organizations continue to raise awareness.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - A man is free after being trapped inside an elevator shaft at the Topeka Goodyear plant this afternoon.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - Each year approximately 2.4 million people, half under the age of six, swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - We're on your side with road construction information that may affect your commute.
Updated: 03/16/2009 - Going "green" is apparently one trend that will never die. Especially now that you can opt for eco-friendly caskets and urns. Topeka now has its first green funeral home.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - Wichita doctor George Tiller's trial begins Monday on charges that he repeatedly violated Kansas' abortion law in a criminal case that could threaten his medical license.
Updated: 03/15/2009 - Financial problems at a Lenexa-based credit union are likely to cause problems for the country's already economically impacted credit unions.