The Latest: 4th Kansas lawmaker switches to Democratic Party

A Kansas state senator has switched to the Democratic Party to become the fourth moderate suburban Kansas City lawmaker to leave the Republican Party in a week
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Kansas House member becomes 3rd lawmaker to switch parties

A Kansas House member has switched to the Democratic Party to become the third moderate suburban Kansas City lawmaker to leave the Republican Party within a wee
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Outgoing lawmaker switching from GOP to Democratic Party

Another Kansas lawmaker is switching from the Republican to the Democratic party
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$1.3B award upheld against racecar driver over payday loans

A U.S. appeals court has upheld a nearly $1.3 billion award against a pro racecar driver who ran a payday loan business accused by federal authorities of deceiv
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Virginia man indicted in Missouri in $5M romance fraud

A Virginia man has been charged with swindling women in the Kansas City area and across the country out of more than $5 million in a romance fraud scheme
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Kansas lawyer sent to prison for not paying taxes

A 58-year-old Leawood lawyer has been sentenced to one year and six months in prison for not paying his taxes
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Feds to return $505M from Tucker's payday loan scheme

Federal officials are mailing more than 1 million checks worth a combined $505 million to consumers that former pro racecar driver Scott Tucker swindled through
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2 charged in graduation night shooting outside Kansas church

Two Kansas City, Missouri, men are charged in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation at a Kansas City suburban church
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Missouri man suing over cancer misdiagnosis at Kansas clinic

A Missouri man is suing after he was mistakenly diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and began planning his funeral
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Kansas attorney pleads guilty to evading federal income tax

A Leawood lawyer has pleaded guilty to evading federal income taxes
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The Most Vegan-Friendly MLB Parks, According to PETA

The animal rights organization PETA has released a list of its top 10 vegan-friendly Major League Baseball parks- and the No.1 stadium is a bit of a surprise. Y
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White Castle's Fried Pickles Are Back

Warm weather snacks are making their way to White Castle. To usher in summer, the burger chain has brought back its fan-favorite fried pickles and summer smooth
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Taco Bell Is Testing a New Churro Doughnut

Taco Bell will begin testing a new Churro Donut in select restaurants around Kansas City, Missouri, from April 4 through early May. In an email, a spokesperson
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Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as prices slump

Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as commodity prices slump
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Eagles agree to let Foles seek starting job in free agency

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman says the team will not use its franchise tag on quarterback Nick Foles and instead will let him become a free
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Kansas' Quindaro Ruins on brink of historical designation

The Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City are on the brink of receiving a historical designation that will help preserve the Civil War-era port of entry into Kansas and
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Kansas reduces payments to prison health care company

The company that provides health care in Kansas prison is being paid millions less than it is due because it didn't meet some of the agreement's terms
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The Most Popular Trader Joe's Item Is This Asian-Inspired Sauce

While it may seem like there is a new cult-favorite Trader Joe' s item every month, some products are consistently more popular than others. And as it turns out
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Redshirt mistakes still happen in big-time college hoops

In a world of AAU circuits, recruiting news sites and social media, it's still possible for prospects to fly under the radar
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Cy Young winner DeGrom goes 1 frame in spring debut for Mets

NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom made his spring training debut, giving up one run in one inning for the New York Mets
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Former Kansas lawmaker faces federal fraud trial

A former Kansas legislator accused of fraudulently taking $10,500 from campaign funds for his personal use goes to trial Monday
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US religious freedom envoy: Pakistan has 'desire to change'

A U.S. envoy says Pakistan has "a desire to change" its ways and be removed from an American blacklist of countries that infringe on religious freedoms
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Mariners' Hernandez gets off to shaky spring start

Felix Hernandez says he's all set for a bounce-back season
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The Latest: More of I-70 closes in Kansas; churches close

Kansas transportation officials have closed Interstate 70 from Salina in east-central Kansas to the Colorado border as a blizzard moves through the state
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