A western Missouri county is paying a $150,000 settlement to the family of a man who died after being restrained in a chair at a detention center.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office says stopping him from paying a contempt fine with state money would be “illegal.”
Kansas lawmakers are including a debated anti-abortion clause in a bill to expand health coverage through telemedicine.
Kansas legislators are moving to ban taxpayer-funded settlements of sexual harassment claims against state officials and block non-disclosure agreements in such cases.
Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is announcing the departure of two top aides amid ethics investigations at the agency.
Administrators at a suburban Chicago high school say the school will stop having a student in an American Indian-themed costume perform at football games and pep rallies.
The National Weather Service is warning of strong storms and possibly tornadoes in the southern Plains.