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Amber Alert

Amber Alert lifted for MO girl; found with much older man


MISSION, Ks. - MISSION, Ks. - The Henry County Sheriff's Office has lifted an Amber Alert that had been issued just before 2PM Monday afternoon. Hannah Sue Kennish, 13, was thought to have been adbucted. She disappeared from her home Sunday morning... Read More.
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Civil Rights

4 journalists arrested during Ferguson protests sue police


ST. LOUIS (AP) - Four journalists arrested during last summer's protests over the Ferguson shooting death of Michael Brown are suing St. Louis County's police department for civil rights violations and unlawful detention ...Read More
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Misdemeanor

Feds charge Union Pacific for sulfuric acid spill in Kansas


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Federal prosecutors have filed a misdemeanor charge against Union Pacific Railroad over a 2012 spill of sulfuric acid in Kansas. A criminal information filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Kansas alleges the railroad spilled114,297 pounds of sulfuric acid from a railcar in Herington into Lime Creek ...Read More
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School Scrutiny

Heartbreaking story out of Wichita may have an uplifting turn


WICHITA, Ks. - Michael Kelley is a special-needs student at Wichita East High School, and the young man loves basketball. Because he has Down Syndrome, Michael is never going to make the Varsity team, but he does play on the school's special-needsteam ...Read More
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KS Pension

Key Kansas lawmakers defend plan to issue pension bonds


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The chairmen of the Kansas Legislature's pensions committees say a proposal to issue $1 billion or more in bonds doesn't represent the state backing off commitments to properly fund public pensions in the long-term ...Read More
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Schweich Death

Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police say the spokesman for Missouri auditor's office left a note before his apparent suicide, which came about a month after his boss killed himself. Jefferson City Police spokesman Capt ...Read More
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Funding

ACLU opposing Kansas bill to protect campus religious groups


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says a Kansas bill on religious student organizations would allow discrimination on campus. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee considered a bill Monday that would prevent universities and colleges from denying benefits to religious student organizations based on their membership policies ...Read More
hit and run

Man dies at stop light


INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - New developments in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Independence. 21-year-old Theron Stockbridge was arraigned this morning on charges of involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident ...Read More
bikerkilled

Biker killed in accident identified


KANSAS CITY, Kan. - KCK Police are identifying the biker that was killed the night of March 29 in a crash at 65th and the Turner Diagonal. 37-year-old Christopher Doyle wasn't wearing a helmet when his motorcycle slammed into an SUV that turned infront of him ...Read More
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religion

ACLU opposing Kansas bill to protect campus religious groups


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union plans to testify before a Kansas legislative committee against a bill designed to protect religious groups on public college campuses. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee is holding a hearing Monday on the bill ...Read More
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