Kansas

Kansas' Sen. Moran, target of protests, comes out against GOP health care bill

Sen. Jerry Moran issued a statement Monday saying he would oppose the Republican-backed health care bill that would have repealed much of the …

ObamaCare

The Kansas Tax Experiment Is Over

Faced with stagnant economic growth, the Kansas legislature voted to end Brownback’s tax experiment. But President Trump is still proposing similar …

Kansas’ shattered economy shows that democracy can still work – VICE News

By Matt Phillips on Jun 13, 2017<p>America should thank Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.<p>After his election in 2010, the hard-right Republican launched the state on an adventure in conservative policymaking by slashing personal income taxes in what came to be known as the “Kansas Experiment.” It was an …

Republicans

Kansas' Republican revolt against tax cuts

Like most Americans, you're probably transfixed by the reality show that is Donald Trump's presidency. But take a moment to focus on Kansas, because …

Taxes

Kansas legislators repudiate governor by overriding tax veto

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas legislators Tuesday night repudiated the tax-cutting experiment that brought Gov. Sam Brownback national attention, with even …

Government

Photo Gallery: FC Kansas City-Washington Spirit Fans

FC Kansas City-Washington Spirit Fans<p>If you were signed in, you could give this photo a thumbs up or thumbs down...<p>Sign in with Facebook When you're …

Soccer

Small south-central Kansas earthquake Sunday is eighth this month

Earthquakes

Kansas Cancel European Tour

And earlier this evening the band made the following announcement on their website: "KANSAS regretfully announces the cancellation of its 2017 …

Music

What an Immigrant's Murder in Kansas Says About the U.S.

Bloomberg's Megan Murphy reports on the shooting of Garmin Ltd. employee Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, Kansas, and what it says about immigrants in …

Bloomberg Markets

KU police forward McCarthy Hall rape case to district attorney; 16-year-old reportedly raped in campus apartments where men's basketball team lives

University of Kansas police have completed their investigation into the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl at the campus apartment building where …

Crime

Kansas man jailed for killing and torturing son he fed to pigs

<b>A judge in Kansas has sentenced a man to life after he was convicted of murdering his seven-year-old son, torturing him and recording the abuse.</b><p>Michael Jones, 46, must serve 25 years for killing his son Adrian. The boy's step-mother, Heather Jones, 31, has already been jailed for the same …

Crime

Senate passes bill raising fee to reinstate driver's licenses

For people who lose their driver's license after failing to pay traffic fines, the cost of reinstating their license would jump from $59 to $100.

Driver's Licenses

Family of Kansas boy who was decapitated on ‘insane’ 17-storey waterslide to receive $20M settlement

Print<p>KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in …

Canadian News

Family of Kansas boy who was decapitated on ‘insane’ 17-storey waterslide to receive $20M settlement

Print<p>KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in …

Canadian News

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North Korea<p>Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images<p>Pence declares end to 'strategic patience' on N. Korea<p>Top Stories<p>My Stories<p>Toxic chemical spill closes …

Water Parks

One Soggy Field at a Time, Wheat Traders Gauge Kansas Blizzard's Toll - Bloomberg

Out in the wheat fields of Kansas, the damage wreaked by a spring blizzard earlier this week is easy to see. But determining the precise loss of …

Agriculture

Family of boy killed on Kansas waterslide to receive $20M

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in …

Water Parks

Kansas man crashes vehicle through 2 houses

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Olathe Police Department is investigating after a man allegedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into two homes.<p>Police tell KMBC-TV (http://bit.ly/2q7gzzH ) that the driver drove through one house before crashing into a second home on Thursday evening.<p>Witnesses say …

Policing

One Soggy Field at a Time, Wheat Traders Peg Blizzard's Toll - Bloomberg

Out in the wheat fields of Kansas, the damage wreaked by a spring blizzard earlier this week is easy to see. But determining the precise loss of …

Agriculture

Kansas officer rescues drowning boy

A Kansas police officer leapt into a pond to rescue a four-year-old child who had wandered away from his parents on Sunday.

Good News

Family of Boy Killed on Kansas Water Slide to Receive $20M

The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant water slide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in settlement payments, …

Water Parks

Watch Officer Jump into Pond to Save Boy

Police body camera captures dramatic rescue of 4-year-old autistic boy who fell into a pond in Topeka, Kansas.

Policing

Family of boy killed on Kansas waterslide to receive $20M

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The family of a 10-year-old boy who died on a giant waterslide at a Kansas water park will receive nearly $20 million in …

Canadian News

Beef Prices Soar After Blizzard Clobbers Midwest - Bloomberg

Cattle futures extended a surge to a record and wholesale beef jumped to a 13-month high after a weekend blizzard hammered the Midwest, and a Kansas …

Weather

Kansas is not a very fun state, ranking says

Kansas is not a fun state.<p>That’s according to a ranking of the “most fun states in America” released Tuesday by personal finance website Wallet …

South Dakota

Cattle Futures, Beef Price Soar After Blizzard Clobbers Midwest - Bloomberg

Cattle futures extended a surge to a record and wholesale beef jumped to a 13-month high after a weekend blizzard hammered the Midwest, and a Kansas …

Weather

Kansas Swim & Dive Celebrate 2016-17 Season Accomplishments with Awards Banquet - Swimming World News

Kansas swimming and diving wrapped a bow on the 2016-17 season on April 30th, holding its annual awards banquet at Lawrence Country Club. The day …

College Basketball

Wheat Futures Surge After U.S. Crop Pummeled by Storm - Bloomberg

Wheat prices headed for record gains in Chicago on Monday as the U.S. winter crop faced substantial losses from snow and high winds that slammed into …

Weather

Wheat Futures Surge After U.S. Crop Pummeled by Snowstorm - Bloomberg

Wheat prices headed for record gains in Chicago on Monday as the U.S. winter crop faced substantial losses from snow and high winds that slammed into …

Weather

Trump's tax plan 'would be Kansas on steroids'

Shortly after the 2012 elections, with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s (R) radical economic experiment already underway, then-Senate Minority Leader …

Republicans