Three carnival workers were charged with murder after two vendors — a Wichita, Kansas, couple — were killed at the Barton County Fair. They said it was a carnival mafia initiation, but police say that’s made up.
Singer Jason Mraz serenaded a Holton, Kansas, teen in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital while on a show tour. Madison Taliaferro, 18, is fighting Cystic Fibrosis and needs her second double-lung transplant.
The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices.
Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler has a lease on a house owned by taxpayers in Wyandotte County. The agreement, which includes favorable rent terms for the chief, was not put in writing until after a resident started asking questions.
Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, who is 95, was helped from his wheelchair to salute George H. W. Bush, a onetime friend and occasional political rival. Bush lay in state before leaving the capitol Wednesday.
The University of Kansas announced a Westar Energy wind farm in Nemaha County will power roughly 100 percent of its Lawrence campus’s electricity needs by 2020. KU will save 22 percent in energy costs.