Record year for Endowment

University of Kansas campus

(AP) — The University of Kansas Endowment had another record-setting year in fiscal year 2013. The endowment announced Tuesday it received $174.2 million for the year, an 11 percent increase over last fiscal year’s total of $156.5 million. It was the sixth fiscal year the endowment broke the record from the previous year’s fundraising The […]

Hacking suspect set to plead in Kansas cyberattack

Crime - Cyber

(AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of joining a cyberattack staged by the computer hacking group Anonymous on Wichita-based Koch Industries is due back in court. Thirty-seven-year-old Eric J. Rosol, of Black Creek, Wis., returns to a federal courtroom Wednesday after formally notifying the judge in July of his intent to plead in the case. […]

Kansas Book Festival attracts big crowd

First Lady Mary Brownback

(AP) — Kansas first lady Mary Brownback has recognized 25 books and their authors as part of the Kansas Book Festival at the Statehouse in Topeka. Among those honored Saturday were former Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Larry Welch and his book, “Beyond Cold Blood: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK.” Other works that […]