Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Russell man at his workplace in Hays Thursday after a federal investigation into child pornography possession. Authorities said Kenneth Herd, 54, was taken into custody on charge of possession and transportation of child pornography.
A rural hospital in Kansas is closing its doors immediately because it cannot pay employees. The board of directors of the Oswego Community Hospital announced the decision Thursday. The board says the hospital and two nearby clinics will all close. The Oswego hospital is owned by the same company--Empower--that owns the Horton Community Hospital.
A much-criticized national database that checks if voters are registered in multiple states wasn't used last year in Kansas, the state that administers it, the official overseeing the state's elections told lawmakers.
Kansas declared an emergency Tuesday at its most crowded maximum-security state prison over what Gov. Laura Kelly called "serious staffing shortages" inside a lockup that's had multiple inmate disturbances over the past two years.
Kansas pro-life lawmakers say they're disgusted by a New York law that was recently introduced. On Monday they gathered at the statehouse to publicly announce a resolution condemning that New York law.