June 30, 2020 11:59 PM
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars from the state budget.
June 30, 2020 11:41 PM
Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands low-income residents, becoming the first state to amend their Constitution to do so.
June 29, 2020 5:42 PM
City Manager Nick Edwards is pleased to announce that Dan Pekarek has accepted the position of Assistant City Manager. Pekarek has been with the City for 34 years, serving as the Public Health Director for the past 25 years. He served as Interim City Manager starting in March 2019 through March 2020, when Edwards joined the City of Joplin.
June 26, 2020 6:59 PM
The chief deputy for the Bourbon County Sheriff's Office has resigned after controversy surrounding a patch.
June 24, 2020 5:46 PM
A lawsuit accuses the top election official in Kansas of violating the state's open records law by refusing to release the names of people who cast provisional ballots or say whether their votes were counted.
June 22, 2020 7:34 PM
As some local tribal nations start receiving federal pandemic relief funding, the Shawnee Nation has filed a lawsuit alleging they didn't get the amount they were supposed to.
June 22, 2020 9:45 AM
By Alaa Elassar, CNN (CNN) -- The family of the late Tom Petty has filed a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign after one of the musician's songs was played at the President's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Petty's…
June 22, 2020 9:34 AM
By Julia Hollingsworth, CNN (CNN) -- They've helped South Korean stars dominate charts and break records on social media. Now, some K-pop fans are claiming another victory: helping foil United States President Donald Trump's return to the campaign trail. Ahead of his Saturday…
June 18, 2020 1:00 PM
Kansas Governor releases statement on U.S Supreme Court's decision to uphold legal protections for thousands of young immigrants.
June 16, 2020 9:31 AM
TOPEKA, Kan - The Kansas Department of Transportation reminds citizens that political signs and billboards are not allowed on the right of way of a highway. The law states the right of way on a state highway can only be…
June 16, 2020 9:14 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Civil rights groups are asking the Missouri Supreme Court to allow all Missourians to vote absentee without a notary because of the coronavirus. An attorney for the ACLU of Missouri and other groups on Monday argued…
June 15, 2020 9:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday passed up several challenges to federal and state gun control laws, over the dissent of two conservative justices. Gun rights advocates had hoped the court would expand the constitutional right to “keep…
June 15, 2020 7:28 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Senate candidate and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach reported that he had four guns stolen from his pickup truck parked at a Wichita hotel over the weekend. Officers responded to a call from Kobach…
June 12, 2020 7:38 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Patrick Mahomes and Tyrann Mathieu knew they had a platform to speak out about social injustice given their visibility and stature with the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. The question was what to do…
June 11, 2020 9:59 AM
By Jill Martin and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) -- NBA superstar LeBron James has partnered with other black athletes and entertainers to start a group aimed at protecting the voting rights of African Americans, The New York Times reported. The organization, called…
June 11, 2020 9:05 AM
PITTSBURG, Kan - U.S. Senate candidate and plumber Bob Hamilton stops by Pittsburg to meet with the community. Hamilton is running for Senator in Kansas as a Republican after the current Senator,…