Law

March 26, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Kansas legislators are trying to save a state law prohibiting state contractors from boycotting Israel after a federal judge blocked its enforcement. The state House passed a bill Monday to narrow the law enacted last year so that it would no longer apply to individuals or contracts worth $100,000...
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March 25, 2018 - 11:41 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state prison inmate who escaped from southwest Oklahoma has been captured in Oklahoma City. Authorities say 42-year-old Teddy J. Ely was taken into custody Saturday following a police pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. Police say Ely suffered an injury during the pursuit and...
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March 25, 2018 - 11:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Missouri man has been charged with using a GPS tracking device to assist in the murder of a rival drug trafficker who was fatally shot in front of his 8-year-old daughter. Thirty-year-old Lester Brown of Kansas City, Missouri, was charged Thursday in a...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2018 - 10:37 pm
A Kansas City man has been charged with using a GPS tracking device to help kill a rival drug trafficker in front of the victim's 8-year-old daughter. Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Lester Brown was charged Thursday with using the device to commit a crime of violence in the March death of...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2018 - 1:30 am
The person accused of killing Iviona Lewis had his first court appearance on Friday. 25-year old Chaz Stephens of Hoisington, was arrested and booked earlier this week into Barton County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder. Stephens is the boyfriend of Iviona's mother according to authorities...
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March 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Three militia members plotted to bomb a Kansas mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants to kill as many Muslims as possible, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. In her opening statement at their trial, Risa Berkower told jurors that the three men described the Somalis as "cockroaches...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 10:51 pm
A family staying at the Ronald McDonald house in Wichita for a boy's cancer treatments has had their SUV stolen right out of the parking lot. The theft of the 2012 Chevy Traverse is causing more headaches for a family already dealing with a lot. Layd'n Hinderliter was diagosed with stage 4 cancer,...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 7:10 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating a death in rural western Kansas. Law enforcement responded to a call at 4:50 a.m. Monday to 411 Commercial Street in Plainville. When they arrived, they found a woman dead inside the home. She has been identified as 24-year old Alexis Garcia, of...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
The Hoisington Police Department is asking for the public's help in the search for a toddler, reported missing from her home Tuesday afternoon. The Barton County Sheriff's Office says that 3-year old Iviona Lewis was reported missing about 3:49 p.m. Tuesday, but was last seen about 10:50 p.m...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 6:20 pm
The mother of a man killed by a Wichita police officer after a prank 911 call went before the City Council on Tuesday, wanting answers and explanations as to why her son was shot and killed. Lisa Finch has been at Council meetings before, but Tuesday was the first time Finch spoke directly to the...
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