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Feds: More conspirators may be added to drug cartel case
July 7, 2015
The government is asking a court for more time to prosecute an alleged conspiracy to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel in Kansas.
Mitchell appointed to Kansas’ 18th Judicial District
July 7, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a Wichita lawyer to serve as a district judge for Kansas’ 18th District Court.
Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl
July 7, 2015
A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into an Overland Park duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week.
Kansas opens state workers’ health plan to same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses.
Local player headed to All-American Games
July 7, 2015
Ava Bredwell, an 11-year-old Shawnee resident and incoming seventh grader at Monticello Trails Middle School, has a season pass to Schlitterbahn. But while plunging toward the ground from nearly 170 feet in the air — she got the chance to ride the famous new water slide Verrüct — it was not the top highlight of her summer.
Kansas allows driver’s license changes for same-sex spouses
July 7, 2015
Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses.
Election asking voters to decide Hancock’s future on school board set
July 7, 2015
A special election asking registered voters in the De Soto school district if they want a school board member to be removed from office is scheduled for next month.
Hair bobbing event for Locks of Love at Shawnee Town 1929
July 7, 2015
Shawnee Town 1929 is hosting Hari Bobbing for Love on July 11 to benefit Locks of Love.
Shawnee, Johnson County pair up for campaign to stop underage drinking
July 7, 2015
Purple banners have popped up around Shawnee with a simple message: “Talk, it matters” in hope of stirring conversations between parents and their children about under age drinking.