State News

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A significant drop in methamphetamine prices led to a nearly 20% decline in Wichita burglaries last year, according to a police official. Thanks to the low price of meth, the theft…

TOPEKA, Kansas — A proposal to ban all fruity and sweet vaping flavors in Kansas has upset both pro-vaping and anti-tobacco groups. Hundreds of popular flavors would disappear. Menthol would remain. The flavor restrictions wouldn’t…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican lawmaker in Kansas on Friday disputed the claims of GOP colleagues that a bipartisan plan to expand the state’s Medicaid program would lead to taxpayers funding elective abortions.…

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A major food corporation has selected Kansas wheat as the best in the nation for a three-year pilot project. The restorative farming project will discover ways farmers can save water, increase…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old Wichita woman has been arrested in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend. The Wichita Eagle reports that Rina Han Nguyen, is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder…

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — The number of children hurt when a bus overturned on a slush-covered Kansas highway has climbed to 27.  The Wichita Eagle reports  that the injury count increased Thursday based on a…

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says several children from Wichita suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a school bus they were in rolled onto its side near Emporia. Patrol Lt. Dave Hundley said…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A study reveals that Kansas universities pay their instructors less compared to schools of the same size with similar programs in other states. The latest figures from the Kansas Board of…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials are looking into changing or possibly repealing ordinances that make it illegal to camp or sleep on public land, in city parks and in downtown Lawrence. The Lawrence Journal-World…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper found nearly $350,000 of suspected drug money hidden in the gas tank of a pickup truck after pulling over the driver on Interstate 70.…