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Two former KHP majors file lawsuit, claim dismissals echo warning not...

Two former Kansas Highway Patrol majors file federal lawsuit claiming wrongful termination and alleging sexual harassment of female employees.

Former Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lockett dies after contracting COVID-19

Retired Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lockett, appointed by Democratic Gov. Carline, dies at age 87 after contracting COVID-19.

Kansas law forbids attorney general from seeking ouster of Rep. Capps

Kansas AG says state law forbids lawsuit to seek ouster of Wichita state Rep. Michael Capps for false attack ad against Democratic mayor.

Former Kansas AG Kline not letting absence of law license hinder...

TOPEKA — Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline resumed riding waves of contested-election controversy Tuesday in battleground states at the center of President Donald...

Gov. Kelly: Melissa Taylor Standridge’s unique career makes her ‘perfect fit’...

TOPEKA — Gov. Laura Kelly is appointing Melissa Taylor Standridge to fill a Kansas Supreme Court justice vacancy. Standridge, who has served as a judge...

Kansas audit finds no evidence of rule violations in dismissal of...

The Kansas Legislature's auditors find no evidence Kansas Highway Patrol personnel policy was violated in firing of two KHP majors in July.

Veterans Treatment Courts provide structure for military men and women in...

TOPEKA — Like many veterans, Chris Carter left the Marine Corps after 20 years of service with his fair share of mental health issues. Plagued...

Wichita councilman Clendenin still fighting scandal-plagued collapse of his political career

Three Wichita Republicans who allegedly conspired to undercut Democrat running for mayor trigger scandal slowly eroding their own political careers.

Supreme Court tackles 15-year feud on flawed installation of glass panels...

Supreme Court referees 15-year contest between companies involved in unsafe installation of glass facade on KU's Memorial Stadium press box.

Improving Kansans’ access to public defenders will be costly — but...

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives...

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