WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' four state-owned casinos reported a 28% drop in revenue last year when they were closed for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City has stepped away from his duties after being accused of abusing a minor, the diocese announced Monday.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and local officials in southwestern Kansas are investigating after a body was found inside a rail grain car near Dodge City.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly says Kansas is embarking on its first assessment of housing needs across the state in nearly three decades and expects to have a report by the end of next...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Several investigators have concluded that angry emails about mask requirements that prompted a Kansas mayor to resign did not directly threaten her safety.
KANSAS — A western Kansas mayor announced Tuesday that she is resigning, effective immediately, because of threats she has received after she publicly supported a mask mandate.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A western Kansas mayor announced her immediate resignation Tuesday because of threats she has received after publicly supporting a mask mandate.
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center said it will close its outpatient clinic in Liberal next year.
The Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, which opened in 2018 in...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old Kansas man has died after a semitrailer truck smashed into his car.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 10:15 p.m. Friday southwest...
ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — A 46-year-old Kansas man was shot and wounded by a police officer Saturday after he brandished a gun outside a convenience store.
NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Amtrak riders in Kansas will encounter reduced service starting in October as part of the rail passenger service's nationwide cutback in routes because of the coronavirus...
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A southeastern Nebraska man has died following a crash involving his all-terrain vehicle and a semitrailer at a rural intersection in Pawnee County east of Beatrice....
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy is in custody after he led authorities on a chase through several counties in a stolen school bus, authorities said.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — One day after a federal judge struck a blow against Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order limiting religious services to 10 worshipers, a Kansas pastor spoke to three times as...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge signaled that he believes there's a good chance that Kansas is violating religious freedom and free speech rights with a coronavirus-inspired 10-person limit on...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county clerk was dismissive of the national outcry after Dodge City's lone polling site was moved outside the city limits, according to emails released as part of a...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a western Kansas police officer was not using lights and sirens when he crashed his patrol vehicle into a car while responding to an emergency call and...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A winter storm has coated roads and closed schools in parts of Kansas and Oklahoma.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Tuesday for several...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A southwestern Kansas woman died this weekend after a police vehicle responding to a call crashed into her car, police said.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A cold front that froze much of Kansas set at least six records for low temperatures.
The National Weather Service reports Wichita, Salina, Russell, Dodge City, Garden...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A monkey that was injured last month trying to protect his offspring from being taken by an intruder during an apparent break-in at a Kansas zoo has died.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two employees are being treated for burns after an explosion at a Cargill plant in southwest Kansas.
Cargill spokesman Daniel Sullivan says the explosion occurred...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Dodge City on Wednesday released a list of 12 clerics or seminarians with substantiated allegations of abuse against minors.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A capuchin monkey at a western Kansas zoo is recovering after it was injured while apparently trying to stop an intruder from taking a younger monkey.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials say one person suffered smoke inhalation in a fire at a meatpacking plant in southwestern Kansas.
Wichita station KSNW reports that the fire broke out...
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in a 2012 murder in Ford County has been returned to Kansas after being arrested and extradited from Mexico.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kansas man is awaiting sentencing after pleading no contest in the death of a woman at a Dodge City hotel.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Competing rallies are planned this weekend in southwest Kansas that will pit conservative Christians against LGBT and abortion rights supporters.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men from Philadelphia are jailed in western Kansas after authorities reported finding about 70 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in their vehicle.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say there have been no reports of serious injuries from a spate of tornadoes that raked southwest Kansas Friday night.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Congressional investigations over voter irregularities expanded Thursday with Democratic lawmakers requesting information from state officials in Kansas and Texas.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Unlike many other rural cities, Dodge City is experiencing a strong economy that is making it an anchor in Kansas' southwest region.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 31-year-old Dodge City man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in a 2015 shooting death.
Julio Fraire was convicted Tuesday after a five-day trial. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Ramiro Nicolas Bernal was shot to death on July 25, 2015 in the parking lot of the Dodge City Daily Globe .
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against a western Kansas county after the only polling site in Dodge City was moved outside of town before the November election.
U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree on Wednesday granted an unopposed motion filed last week by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas to voluntarily dismiss the litigation.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union wants to dismiss a lawsuit it filed against a western Kansas county after the only polling site in Dodge City was moved outside of town before the November election.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Amid mounting legal fees in a lawsuit that seeks to expand voting access, Ford County is expected to announce two new polling locations in Dodge City for this year's local elections.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — A county in western Kansas has paid more than $70,000 so far to a legal firm hired to defend an official who moved Dodge City's only polling place to outside the iconic Wild West town ahead of the November election.
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When iconic Dodge City, once the home to Wild West gunslingers and buffalo hunters, faced a lawsuit before the midterm elections for moving its sole polling place outside city limits, its top elections official turned to a hired legal gun to battle charges of voter suppression.
Ford County Clerk Debbie Cox hired Bradley Schlozman, who is little-known outside the legal community but well-known for defending states and towns accused of trying to restrict voting.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Volunteers from across the nation came to Dodge City on Election Day to give voters a ride to the city's only polling site located outside city limits more than a mile from the nearest bus stop.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City unearthed some of its past as officials turn toward the future.
A time capsule buried at the museum in 1972 was unearthed Thursday as part of a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion project at the museum.
Assistant director Lyne Johnson said the time capsule held dentures, centennial coins, clothes, vials of grains and mementos from businesses located in Dodge City in 1972.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Opening a new polling site in the historic Wild West town of Dodge City, Kansas, just days before the election is not in the public's interest because it would likely create more voter confusion, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the legal battle over the Kansas town of Dodge City having only one polling site (all times local):
A federal judge says it is not in the public interest to order a western Kansas county to open another polling site in Dodge City just days before the election.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal monitor will be sent to observe voting in Dodge City in the November election, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a court filing.
His notification to the court came on the same day that U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree scheduled a hearing for Thursday in Topeka to hear arguments on the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas' request for a temporary restraining order that would force Ford County to open a second polling site in Dodge City.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for the elections official who sent newly registered voters a notice with the wrong location for its lone polling site in Dodge City has told a federal judge that it is "not humanly possible" at this late date to open a second polling site before the November election.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Moving the only polling site in Dodge City, Kansas, outside the city limits will make it more difficult for the city's majority Hispanic population to vote because they tend to have less access to transportation and flexible work schedules, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — After moving Dodge City's sole polling site outside city limits, county election officials sent newly registered voters an official certificate of registration that listed the wrong place to cast a ballot in the midterm election — the latest election snafu to surface in the iconic Wild West town where Hispanics now make up the majority of the population.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of cowboys and buffalo hunters who frequented the Long Branch Saloon.