State and Region

Buffalo believed to have killed Kansas rancher, then attacks sheriff’s deputy

BUSHTON, Kan. (AP) — A buffalo charged and seriously injured a Kansas sheriff's deputy one day before the animal's owner was found gored to death, authorities say. Ellsworth County Sheriff Murray Marston said in a news release that the buffalo had wandered onto a state highway and the deputy ...

1 dead, 1 hurt in Junction City stabbings; suspect arrested

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing incident early Saturday in Junction City that left one woman dead and one man injured. Authorities responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. and discovered a man suffering from a stab wound. He was transported to ...

Abortion rights forces won a huge victory in Kansas, but the fight in the state rages on

The landmark defeat of an anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution drew international attention. It left abortion rights forces thrilled and their opponents in despair. But it wasn’t the first Kansas fight over the polarizing social issue, and it’s far from the last. Activists ...

KU hires former Moran adviser to lead outreach efforts in Washington, D.C.

A former policy adviser for U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran has been selected as the University of Kansas’ next point person on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Kyle Christian will begin work as KU’s associate vice chancellor for federal relations on Aug. 15, KU announced in a press release Friday. ...