Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday was tied more directly to the events surrounding Ukraine that have driven efforts to impeach President Trump. That development comes as speculation continues about whether Pompeo might return to Kansas to run for the U.S. Senate. Stephen Koranda of the Kansas News Service reports.

Kansas higher education officials say they expect the cost of mental health care costs to continue rising for college campuses.

Using a federal grant, the state of Missouri will soon move forward with testing some seven-thousand rape kits collected over the past 20 years.