ID Theft

Convicted sex offender sentenced in Kansas ID theft case


WICHITA, Kan. — A Texas man whose life was ruined by a convicted child sex offender who stole his identity has seen his impostor sentenced in a federal courtroom in Kansas. Marcus Calvillo of Grand Prairie, Texas, can now begin to repair the havoc
Delegation

Kansas Democrats: Backing Sanders, seeking unity for Clinton


TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas is sending a delegation dominated by Bernie Sanders supporters to a Democratic National Convention controlled by Hillary Clinton. Local party leaders are hoping past divisions heal enough that the presidential race in their Re
Review

Kansas contractor begins review after sexual harassment lawsuit


TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas foster care and family preservation contractor says it has begun an internal review of allegations raised in a federal lawsuit that one of its caseworkers sexually harassed and coerced a mother seeking to regain custody of he
Teen Smoking

Teen smoking prevention progresses in Kansas City metro


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials say a campaign to prevent teen smoking in Kansas City is progressing faster than expected. The Kansas City Star reports that a local campaign called Tobacco 21 began in October, and that nearly half the residents in the
Campaigning

Group says Shawnee County sheriff prohibited campaigning


TOPEKA, Kan. — The Fraternal Order of Police has accused incumbent Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones of attempting to stop deputies from exercising their right to participate in political campaigns. According to a news release from the group, Jon