Posted: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas state lawmaker says a bill she's introduced that would give school teachers and caregivers expanded rights to spank children is not "intended to legalize child abuse."
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Kingman County residents will vote April 8 on whether the county should impose a 1-cent retail sales tax.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - The University of Kansas is dropping a request before the state Legislature for bonding authority to build upscale apartments that would house basketball players and other students.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - The head of the Missouri Corrections Department is remaining silent on whether the state has enough of its execution drug to carry out next week's scheduled lethal injection.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - A former worker ensnared in a sex trafficking case at Wichita massage parlors wants to be released from jail to a half-way house pending sentencing.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - A Kansas House committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama's plan on climate change after stripping out language suggesting the science behind it is flawed.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Frustrated with a recent Kansas House bill aimed toward the gay community, Topeka City Councilman Chad Manspeaker said Tuesday night he does not want people viewing Topeka as a city of hate.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - The chairman of the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee says the panel won't consider a House-passed bill to protect people who refuse for religious reasons to provide goods and services to gay couples.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Supporters of Kansas legislation requiring parental consent for students to receive sex education in public schools say it would force parents to become more active participants in the subject matter.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The family of a Topeka man shot and killed in his house last Fall teamed with CrimeStoppers to offer $10,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the person(s) involved in the homicide.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Big American retail stores have become a top target of cybercriminals, but the retail industry has very little incentive to beef up its security.