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New law prevents expansion of Medicaid in Kansas

By associated-press On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:24:00

New law prevents expansion of Medicaid in Kansas

Kansas is not going to expand its Medicaid program anytime soon in line with the federal health care overhaul. But advocates aren't giving up on the idea. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved still plans to pursue the issue. Spokeswoman Katrina Mc...

 
 

Joplin man denied venue change in shooting

By associated-press On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:25:40

Joplin man denied venue change in shooting

A judge has denied a change of venue request for a man accused of shooting an assistant football coach to death outside a Joplin movie complex. The Joplin Globe reports  that Circuit Judge Gayle Crane has denied the venue change for 40-year-old Jeffrey Bruner, who's charged in the Nov. 1 death o...

 
 

Topeka site offering compressed natural gas

By ksal-staff On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:10:05

Topeka site offering compressed natural gas

A Topeka business has started publicly offering compressed natural gas to some drivers. Questar Fueling's, compressed natural gas filling station has been open since October, but opened Thursday to most of the public. Compressed natural gas is chemically the same as the natural gas used for ot...

 
 

Kansas high court criticizes Brownback

By associated-press On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:05:44

Kansas high court criticizes Brownback

The Kansas Supreme Court has criticized Gov. Sam Brownback for signing a judicial budget that ties funding to policy changes. The bill allocates $2 million more from the state general fund to the judicial branch. Chief Justice Lawton Nuss has said that more than $8 million would be needed. The...

 
 

Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

By associated-press On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:04:17

Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings at a Jewish center in suburban Kansas City. Services for 69-year-old William Corporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, were Friday at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. ...

 
 

Crash kills 2 in western Kansas

By associated-press On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:39

Crash kills 2 in western Kansas

Two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in western Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 40-year-old Jesse Pfannenstiel of Woodston, and 26-year-old Justin Kennedy of Greensburg, died in the crash. The patrol says the crash occurred Friday night when the vehicles they were in ...

 
 

Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, And Alligators

By toddpittenger On Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:54:17

Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, And Alligators

Visitors to Rolling Hills Zoo had the opportunity Saturday to see some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world, up close and personal. The new exhibit REPTILES: The Beautiful and the Deadly opened to the public. The exhibit features a large display of large and small live venomous snakes and ...

 
 

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

By associated-press On Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:31:50

Task force seeks answers to earthquake increase

A three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback to explore whether man-made activity has caused a rise in earthquakes across southern Kansas isn't making much progress, mainly because of a lack of data and disagreement among scientists about what's causing the ground to shake. The group...

 
 

Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

By associated-press On Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:24:43

Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings at a Jewish center in suburban Kansas City. Services for 69-year-old William Corporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, were Friday at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. ...

 
 

Probation For Salina Sex Offender

By toddpittenger On Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:28:20

Probation For Salina Sex Offender

A Salina man is sentenced to probation in connection with child exploitation crimes. The case stems from the 2012 arrest of 33-year-old Joel Beets. He was arrested as part of an investigation by Salina police and the Kansas Internet Crimes Against Children task force. Beets was in Saline Coun...

 
 
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