Updated: 05/10/2013 - Enough rain has fallen in western Kansas that one school district is operating buses on mud routes only Friday.
Updated: 04/08/2013 - Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. She was 87.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - A 53-year-old Salina man who had sex with an underage girl more than 100 times is sentenced to life in prison for rape.
Updated: 03/28/2013 - The New Jersey man who won the $338 million Powerball jackpot owes approximately $29,000 in child support.
Updated: 03/28/2013 - Kansas lawmakers are taking a long weekend before what they hope is a final push to finish most of their business for the year.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Prosecutors have narrowed their case against a 66-year-old Kansas veteran after an appeals court tossed out key evidence in a case charging him with unlawful possession of unregistered destructive devices.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Sentencing has been postponed for a 20-year-old Topeka man convicted of killing a teenage passenger while driving drunk.
Updated: 03/27/2013 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign legislation altering the way judges are appointed to the state Court of Appeals.
Updated: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas Senate's top negotiator on taxes says canceling a scheduled decrease in the sales tax is vital to allowing future reductions in income tax rates.
Updated: 03/27/2013 - North Korea says it's cutting off a key military hotline with South Korea that allows cross border travel to a jointly run industrial complex in the North.
Updated: 03/27/2013 - Kentucky's Legislature has approved a bill that would allow the state to quickly license hemp growers if the federal government ever lifts a ban on the crop.
Updated: 03/26/2013 - The batteries in the blanket can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Updated: 03/26/2013 - Italy's highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - Deer and turkey hunters in Kansas will be able to use more legal equipment during upcoming hunting seasons.
Updated: 03/25/2013 - Kansas House leaders say they'll take their time on a final version of the new state budget, waiting first to resolve differences with the Senate over taxes.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Officials say a Marine killed a male and female colleague at a base in Virginia before committing suicide.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - A Kansas Senate committee is taking up legislation to block tax breaks for abortion providers and bar public schools from using sex education instruction from abortion providers.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - Parents, teachers and community members are vowing to push back against a plan by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to close 54 schools.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - Democrats controlling the Senate appear on track to pass their first budget in four years, promising a second, almost $1 trillion round of tax increases on top of more than $600 billion in higher taxes on the wealthy enacted in January.
Updated: 03/22/2013 - Democrats say they will include expanded background checks for firearms purchasers in the gun-control measure the Senate debates next month
Updated: 03/22/2013 - President Barack Obama has nominated Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane to a new five-year term.