The State of Kansas knows how to pump out athletes
Bruce and Shane go over the 13 Kansas Sports Hall of Fame inductees that were announced yesterday. Top inductees are the late Ewing Kauffman, the founder of the Royals and Paul Pierce of Kansas basketball and NBA fame.
How the Supreme Court answered questions about Kansas school finance
Here is how the Kansas Supreme Court answered questions raised in the briefs filed by both parties and oral arguments May 22, in yesterday...
Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
This is day 10 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Between rubber boot…
Top Contenders For Supreme Court Vacancy Sources Say
Trump first mentioned Sykes and Pryor after a February debate -- and the two conservatives are among the only ones Trump has mentioned by name.
Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas Supreme Court that has repeatedly forced state legislators to increase spending on public schools directed tough questions Thursday to an attorney attacking a new funding law as inadequate, with one justice wondering when the protracted legal battle would be "crossing the finish line." The court had pointed questions for both the state's attorney and a lawyer for four school districts…
Schools, abortion, death penalty top Kansas Supreme Court's docket
TOPEKA — The Kansas Supreme Court is heading into a year in which it could shape policy with major rulings on school funding and abortion. The court heard arguments in September on whether Kansas is spending enough money on public schools to provide a suitable education for every child. It could rule any time. In thatRead More
Washington’s Supreme Court rules charter schools can continue to receive funding
The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that funding charter schools with lottery money does not violate the state constitution.
Top Kansas court considers forcing vote on withdrawn nominee
By JOHN HANNA TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A ruling from Kansas’ highest court could force the state Senate to vote on a nominee for a lower-court judgeship whose nomination was withdrawn because of his political tweets Kelly had nominated Jeffrey Jack March 15-photo office of Kansas Governor The state Supreme Court waded Thursday into an unprecedented legal dispute between Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and the GOP-controlled…
Top Kansas court: Cities can raise age for buying tobacco
By JOHN HANNA TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court ruled Friday that cities can raise the age for buying tobacco products even though state law sets it at 18, bolstering a public health movement driven in part by concerns about teenagers’ use of e-cigarettes File photo Kansas News Service The state Supreme Court’s unanimous decision allows the city of Topeka to enforce an ordinance setting the age to buy tobacco products, e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine at 21. A company operating two local…
Brown, Sneed help Kansas State beat No. 13 Kansas, 74-67
Kamau Stokes trailed Cartier Diarra all the way to the basket, the senior guard watching right along with every Kansas State fan that squeezed into Bramlage Coliseum to see its showdown with
Arizona Supreme Court Rules That Weed Extracts Are Legal
Although Arizona approved MMJ in 2010, some local authorities treated cannabis extracts and concentrates as illegal narcotics, leading to arrests and prison sentences for law-abiding patients.
Kansas schools in innovation program decide to drop out
Seven school districts in Kansas that were given special status through the state's "Coalition of Innovative School Districts" program now say it's not worth the effort.
KS Supreme Court rules abortion rights are protected
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled for the first time that the state constitution protects abortion rights and has blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester procedure. The court’s ruling Friday was
Court: Kansas Senate must vote to keep nominee off bench
A Kansas Supreme Court ruling will force the state Senate to vote to reject a nominee for a lower-court judgeship if senators want to keep him off the bench because of his political tweets.
Kansas Supreme Court rules that abortion is protected by the state's constitution
Before this ruling, Kansas was one of the most pro-life states in this country
Two top Kansas Highway Patrol leaders resign
Two top leaders of the Kansas Highway Patrol are leaving the agency.Gov. Laura Kelly announced Thursday in a news release that Col. Mark Bruce, the patrol's superintendent, and Lt. Col. Randy Moon, an assistant superintendent, have resigned.
Democrat governor getting to shape Kansas’ top court
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court’s chief justice plans to retire before the end of the year, allowing first-year Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly to leave a bigger mark on the state’s highest court than her conservative Republican predecessors Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court, Lawton Nuss with his wife, Barbara Nuss, January, 2019 NOMIN UJIYEDIIN / KANSAS NEWS SERVICE Chief Justice Lawton Nuss…
Kansas high court: Man accused in child rape must be freed
Bowman photo Saline Co TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A divided Kansas Supreme Court says a man accused of rape and aggravated sodomy against a 3-year-old relative cannot be tried a second time and must be released from prison. A Saline County judge declared a mistrial in March 2018 trial of Rictor Bowman because the then-4-year-old girl wouldn’t take the oath to be sworn in as a witness. The judge ruled the state couldn’t prove its case without the girl’s testimony. In a 4-3…
Kansas Supreme Court rules school funding adequate, keeps lawsuit open
By Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) The Kansas Supreme Court has approved an increase in spending on public schools that the Democratic governor pushed through the Republican-controlled Legislature. But the high court declined in its ruling Friday
Supreme Court To Decide On Trump Bid To End DACA
The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation