Kansas man fined $5,000 for importing endangered leopards

A Kansas man will pay a $5,000 fine for unlawfully importing endangered leopard cats
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Train strikes, kills pedestrian in suburban Kansas City

Authorities say a train has struck and killed a man as he was trying to cross a set of railroad tracks in suburban Kansas City
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New Kansas elections head: 'People want things to calm down'

Kansas state Rep. Scott Schwab is preparing to take over as secretary of state after promising to be less colorful and more focused on nuts-and-bolts administra
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Ex-massage therapist guilty of secretly recording woman

A suburban Kansas City massage therapist faces sentencing Jan. 3 after admitting that he secretly recorded video of a woman while she undressed
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Wake Effects take lead in 1st day of Florida powerboat race

Offshore powerboat team Wake Effects has taken the lead in the Superboat Unlimited class after the first race day at the Key West World Championship in the Flor
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The Latest: Deaf House candidate loses amid allegations

A deaf Democratic Kansas legislative candidate who lost the support of his party after he was accused by three women of being emotionally abusive has lost
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The Latest: First openly gay person elected to Kansas House

Voters in a Kansas City suburb have elected the first openly gay member of the Kansas House
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The Latest: GOP's Watkins wins House seat in eastern Kansas

Republican novice Steve Watkins has won a congressional race in eastern Kansas that Democrats had hoped to flip to their column
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The Latest: Kobach: Kansas governor bid faced 'headwinds'

Republican Kris Kobach has told his supporters that his campaign for governor has always faced "headwinds" in GOP-leaning Kansas
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The Latest: Republican wins Kansas secretary of state race

Republican state Rep. Scott Schwab has won the Kansas secretary of state's race after backing the tough voter identification policies championed by Republican S
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2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide
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2 workers acquitted of lying in water park death probe

Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide
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Teen says she was assaulted as she slept at welfare office

A 13-year-old says she was sexually assaulted inside a child welfare office in Kansas as she slept in a conference room
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Kansas teacher arrested on sex-related charge

A man who abruptly resigned from the Shawnee City Council after being placed on leave from his teaching job has been arrested and charged with having sexual rel
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Kansas child welfare system faces sexual assault case

Kansas' troubled child welfare system was beginning to make progress after months of issues when rape allegations were made public last week involving a teen in
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18-year-old charged with rape at Kansas child welfare office

An 18-year-old has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old at a suburban Kansas City child welfare office where children have been kept overnight be
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Colorado farmers hurt by drought worry it could get worse

John Harold charges his Chevy through chest-high stalks of sweet corn
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Man pleads guilty to skimming bank information from ATMs

A 23-year-old Romanian man in the United States illegally pleaded guilty to placing skimming devices on Kansas City-area ATMs
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Olathe mom charged with seeking hit man for ex-husband

An Olathe woman already charged with trying to kill her three children is now accused of seeking a hit man to kill her ex-husband
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Kansas man charged with election fraud can remain on ballot

A Kansas panel has ruled that a suburban Kansas City man who is charged with election fraud can remain on the November ballot
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Driver strikes, kills toddler while backing out of driveway

Authorities say a driver has struck and killed a toddler while backing out of the driveway of a suburban Kansas City home
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Vehicle pulling out of driveway hit, kills Kansas child

Olathe police say an 18-month-old boy died after being hit by a vehicle
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Kansas House candidate charged with election perjury

A 35-year-old Olathe man running for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives has been charged with election perjury
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Man testified he chopped up wife's body to keep his children

A man charged after investigators found him and two young children in a Kansas storage shed with bags of his wife's remains says he cut up her body to protect h
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