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HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — State police in Connecticut usually pull over cars for driving too fast. But on Sunday, troopers stopped and ticketed 10 cars for going too slow. Police received several calls from angry…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas will offer one day of amnesty for people who have bench warrants for not paying child support. The Department of Children and Families says the warrants will…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday rejected defense arguments that the U.S. government needlessly interjected itself in matters traditionally reserved for states when it charged a Sedgwick County commissioner with fraud and…

SEATTLE (AP) — Poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region, forecasters and regulators said. Air quality alerts are…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge plans to hear oral arguments Friday on whether the federal government needlessly interjected itself in matters traditionally reserved for states when it charged Sedgwick County commissioner Michael O’Donnell…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Kansas carnival worker posed as a member of a fictitious mafia group and ordered fellow workers to kill a couple as part of an initiation ritual, police in Arkansas…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lofty vision of big tanks, vintage aircraft and modern fighter jets swooping through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbled Friday under the weight of…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City-area businessman Greg Or-man’s name will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor, presenting a new obstacle to Democratic efforts to defeat conservative Kris…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo has a special rhino that’s kept hidden from the public. The Kansas City Star reports that an eastern black rhinoceros named Imara spends all day inside…