Children

Wichita: Four Kids Test Positive for Meth


WICHITA - On Tuesday afternoon, police joined the Rapid Response Team from the state Department of Children and Families; they went to an address in southwest Wichita, south of Pawnee & Meridian. Their mission was to immediately take four children int...
Returning

Fugitive couple coming back to Kansas


DODGE CITY, Kan. - Authorities say a couple charged with a 1992 death in Kansas have waived extradition from Georgia and are expected back in the state in the next few weeks. Kelly J. Jones and Roger Jones Sr. were arrested last week in Forsyth, Georgia,
Slow growth

Slow economic growth predicted for Midwest


OMAHA, Neb. - A new report suggests slow economic growth is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states. The survey report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped to 51.4 in March from 57 in February. The January figu
Taxes

Kansas Collected $11M Less Than Expected in March


TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas says it collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated this month. The state Department of Revenue said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the state collected $391 million in taxes in March, when it expected to take in
Bill

Kansas Bill Would Place Some Juveniles in Adult Prisons


TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas House has given final approval to a bill that would put some juvenile offenders in adult prisons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that House members agreed Tuesday to accept the Senate's