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Alcohol Related Rape Tough To Prosecute

By associated-press On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 02:05:39

Alcohol Related Rape Tough To Prosecute

A newspaper analysis of court records in the county where the University of Kansas is located has found that alcohol-fueled acquaintance rape cases are challenging to prosecute. In the past 10 years, Douglas County juries convicted three rapists. In the cases, the rapists overpowered their victi...

 
 

Suicide Suspected In Shooting Range Death

By associated-press On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:59:33

Suicide Suspected In Shooting Range Death

Police suspect suicide in the death of a Fort Riley soldier at a shooting range in Kansas. A report from the Riley County Police Department says the 20-year-old man died of a gunshot wound Dec. 20 at Ogden's Best Gun Range. Police said they do not believe his death was accidental. The man ha...

 
 

Congress To Make Key Drone Decisions

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:47:48

Congress To Make Key Drone Decisions

The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress. Federal Aviation Administration officials have said they want to release proposed rules be...

 
 

2014: Falling Grain Prices, Rising Cattle

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:19:46

2014: Falling Grain Prices, Rising Cattle

Farmers and ranchers across Kansas are wrapping a growing season marked by rapidly changing fortunes buffeted by weather and markets. The 2014 farming year in Kansas brought a meager winter wheat harvest before late spring rains eased drought conditions just in time to green up pastures and susta...

 
 

Salina Murder Conviction Overturned

By ksal-staff On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:16:57

Salina Murder Conviction Overturned

The Kansas Supreme Court has reversed the murder convictions of a Salina man who was convicted of killing two people, one during a burglary and another after an argument. Back in December of 2010 a Saline County jury convicted Willie Smith-Parker of first-degree premeditated murder and second-deg...

 
 

March ends at St. Louis Arch, closes monument

By associated-press On Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:06:05

March ends at St. Louis Arch, closes monument

About 125 people protesting police violence have marched in St. Louis to the Gateway Arch, prompting park police to close the monument early. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that protesters, holding signs with slogans including "Black Lives Matter," also briefly blocked some streets Saturday....

 
 

Salina Teen Crashes On Icy Road

By ksal-staff On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:11:32

Salina Teen Crashes On Icy Road

A Salina teen was hurt in a single-vehicle crash on an icy road in western Kansas Friday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Courtney Ziegler was driving a car headed west on Interstate 70. As she began to take exit 70 she lost control due to icy road conditions. The ca...

 
 

UPDATE: Missing Salina Woman Found

By ksal-staff On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:39:30

UPDATE: Missing Salina Woman Found

A missing Salina woman has been found. According to family, 25-year-old Shyla Bisterfeldt was found in a ditch near Hutchinson. She was taken to a hospital as a precaution, but has no serious injuries. No details on how she came to be in the ditch were immediately available. Shayla had been...

 
 

Questions raised after audit of Kansas rural phone service

By associated-press On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:32:52

Questions raised after audit of Kansas rural phone service

A recent audit of Kansas' rural telephone service program has found that it is generally well-run and efficient, but it also suggests that lawmakers consider the types of services taxpayers are now subsidizing. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the audit was conducted of the Kansas Universa...

 
 

A Doctors Near Death Experience, Proof Of Heaven

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 26 Dec 2014 21:19:47

A Doctors Near Death Experience, Proof Of Heaven

When a man of science finds reason to believe there is a God and Heaven, it breaks barriers. Scientists want facts. Believers embrace mystery. When the two meet, it is often a battle of wills as to who is right and who is wrong, with the ultimate battle being the debate over whether or not God and H...

 
 
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