Clint Blansett’s 10-year-old son had been dead just a few days when a social worker from the state knocked on the family’s door. The worker wanted him to sign a form saying he wouldn’t talk about his son’s death or the Kansas Department for Childr
After a fatal motorcycle crash on a dangerous stretch of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan., a Kansas Department of Transportation spokesperson told The Star a lack of funding had prevented a rebuild project. Days later, the spokesperson was fired
The once-rare scheme has become standard practice in the Sunflower State — a way to resurrect bills left for dead and to circumvent public attention on often controversial measures. Here's how it works.
Caleb was 10 when his mother killed him in his sleep. Caleb's father Clint Blansett still can’t believe that a Kansas Department for Children and Families social worker showed up at his door before his son’s memorial service to make sure he didn’t
Kansas House Minority Leader Jim Ward, a Wichita Democrat who is running for governor, discusses his opposition to anonymous bills. Ward also says that the controversial "gut and go" tactic is sometimes necessary to get legislation passed.
Eric Stonestreet pledged to donate $1 to the SAFE (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) campaign for every new follower Kansas High Patrool Trooper Ben received in a day. This video is Trooper Ben responding to Stonestreet on Twitter. Video courtesy of @Tr
A man was fatally shot Saturday inside a home in Kansas City, Kan. This raw video shows the neighborhood where the shooting occurred, in the 1700 block of North 127th Street. (Video by Robert A. Cronkleton)
The Shawnee Mission school board held “meet and greet” sessions to introduce the three candidates for superintendent on Saturday at the district's Center for Academic Achievement in Overland Park. The three are Michael Fulton, superintendent of th
Michael Fulton, the superintendent of the Pattonville School District in the St. Louis area, was the first superintendent candidate for the Shawnee Mission School District to answer questions during "meet and greet" sessions with the public Saturd