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BREAKING: Jones to retire from Highway Patrol

Kansas Highway Patrol Superintendent Herman Jones will step down from his post later this year following a difficult tenure marked by allegations that the...

State pays out more than $350,000 in trooper settlement

The state paid out more than $350,000 to settle a lawsuit with two former Highway PatrolĀ  officers who claimed they were forced out after...

Kobach hires new chief deputy

Republican Attorney General-elect Kris Kobach has hired a new top lieutenant away from a nonprofit Colorado group that says it brings litigation fighting "government...

Kobach nominates former federal prosecutor as KBI director

Republican Attorney General-elect Kris Kobach is nominating former federal prosecutor Tony Mattivi to run the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Mattivi had run unsuccessfully against Kobach...

Lawmakers propose giving attorney general oversight of Highway Patrol

A pair of Kansas lawmakers are working on a plan that would move the Kansas Highway Patrol from out of the control of the...

KHP’s sworn officer ranks reach lowest point since ’17

The number of sworn officers in the Highway Patrol has reached its lowest point since 2017 as the agency grapples with recruiting new troopers. New...

Thompson retiring from KBI; Kobach gets to name successor

(Developing: Will be updated) Kirk Thompson, the director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, is retiring from the agency after the first of the year. Thompson...

More than 300 young adults receive concealed-carry permits under new law

More than 300 young adults received permits to carry a concealed firearm under a new law passed last year by the Legislature over the...

Kansas House approves ‘sanctuary cities’ bill

The Kansas House on Wednesday approved Attorney General Derek Schmidt's bill banning "sanctuary cities" that came on the heels of an ordinance passed by...

Troopers association accuses KHP of retaliation

The state troopers association is accusing the Kansas Highway Patrol of punishing an officer who testified on behalf of a former trooper who was...