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KCC Needs To Regulate Itself

By ksal-staff On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:27:24

KCC Needs To Regulate Itself

The Wichita Eagle: The state's utility regulators need to regulate themselves. They need to stop violating open-meetings laws and bad-mouthing a consumer watchdog agency. The Kansas Corporation Commission was slapped this month with a $500 fine for violating the Kansas Open Meetings Act - the...

 
 

Big Chill On The Way

By ksal-staff On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:38:50

Big Chill On The Way

After another mild day on Tuuesday, a big change in the weather is on the way. According to the National Weather Service, Central and Southeast Kansas will squeak out one more mild day before very cold Arctic air overspreads the area Wednesday into Thursday. It will feel more like Winter late...

 
 

KU Police Look For Man Who Tried To Lure Child

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:31:49

KU Police Look For Man Who Tried To Lure Child

University of Kansas police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to lure a 9-year-old boy into his car on the university campus. Police say the boy was on his way home Monday when the man tried to talk him into getting into the vehicle. The boy ran home and told his parents. The man is d...

 
 

Kansas GOP Announces Speakers For Annual Convention

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:26:00

Kansas GOP Announces Speakers For Annual Convention

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott are among the scheduled speakers for the Kansas Republican Party's annual convention in January. The two-day event will be Jan. 24-25 in Wichita. Hundreds of GOP elected officials and party activists are expected to attend. The Kansas GOP...

 
 

Kansas Governor appoints new ag director

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:32:00

Kansas Governor appoints new ag director

Governor  Sam Brownback has named a deputy Kansas secretary of agriculture to lead the department. Brownback said in a release Monday that Jackie McClaskey will succeed Dale Rodman as secretary of the state's Agriculture Department after Rodman steps down Dec. 10. McClaskey has been with the ...

 
 

Man Arrested Over 4 Kansas Slayings Appears In Court

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:30:30

Man Arrested Over 4 Kansas Slayings Appears In Court

A man held in connection with the deaths of a southeast Kansas mother and her three children has had his first court appearance. KWCH-TV reports that 22-year-old David Cornell Bennett Jr., of Cherryvale, appeared Monday in Labette County District Court through a video feed from the county jail. ...

 
 

Wisconsin trucker sentenced in Koch cyberattack

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:28:35

Wisconsin trucker sentenced in Koch cyberattack

A Wisconsin truck driver who joined a cyberattack on Wichita-based Koch Industries has been sentenced to two years' probation for the onslaught that briefly took the company's website offline. Eric Rosol, of Black Creek, Wis., was also ordered Monday to pay $183,000 in restitution for taking part...

 
 

Group accuses Kansas school of free speech violation

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:25:05

Group accuses Kansas school of free speech violation

A group has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a Kansas middle school of violating a student's free speech rights by prohibiting the student from posting fliers about a prayer event. The lawsuit was filed in Kansas City, Kan., by the Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative Christian group that a...

 
 

Ex-Wichita officer sentenced in bribery scheme

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:21:30

Ex-Wichita officer sentenced in bribery scheme

A former Wichita police officer has been sentenced to one year of probation for conspiring to bribe a car-theft victim in an unsuccessful effort to keep her job. The U.S. Attorney's office says 35-year-old Joletta Vallejo was sentenced Monday in federal court in Wichita, where she pleaded guilty ...

 
 

Shooting probe in Topeka leads to 3 bodies

By associated-press On Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:19:19

Shooting probe in Topeka leads to 3 bodies

Topeka police say they haven't identified any suspects in the deaths of three residents and a shooting that left a woman seriously wounded. Police said Monday their investigation of the woman's shooting Sunday afternoon led them to the bodies of two men and a woman at her central Topeka home, blo...

 
 
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