Marion Mayor Dave Mayfield in a text said he suspended Chief Gideon Cody on Thursday. He declined to discuss his decision further and did not say whether Cody was still being paid.
Monte Markley read My Side of the Mountain as a kid and was captivated by the story of a boy and his falcon. He's now a master falconer, training his latest bird on the grasslands of Kansas.
The German shepherd mix went missing in October 2021. Now, the friendly pooch is on a cross-country road trip from Kansas to California, back to the family who adopted him as an abandoned puppy.
Abortion is on the ballot in California, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana and Vermont, but it's also playing a major role in races for governor, attorney general and state supreme courts nationwide.
Republican and Democratic strategists are recalibrating how much of an issue abortion rights will play in the midterm elections after a decisive vote by Kansans in favor of abortion rights.
Kentucky has a similar measure on the ballot, and another is expected in Michigan. But even as advocates analyze the results, they warn that messaging that worked in Kansas may not work nationwide.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Stacey Abrams launches a counteroffensive to Brian Kemp's unrelenting TV attack ads, which allege that she would defund law enforcement. Plus, partisan efforts are fueled by Music Midtown's cancellation. And elections nationwide hint at Trump's enduring influence.
LGBTQ rights advocates call for state Rep. Cheryl Helmer to be formally censured after she publicly said she didn't want to share the women's restrooms at the Statehouse with a transgender colleague.
Perez Reed is facing charges of murder and assault in shootings that occurred in the St. Louis County area. The gun used in those attacks has been tied to other killings in St. Louis and Kansas.
In 1957, residents of the southwestern town Protection set an example by being the first in the U.S. to be fully inoculated against polio. Now locals are divided on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.
A smaller student body and shared sense of purpose make it easier to gain compliance with university policies on things such as mask usage and social distancing.