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October 19, 2018 - 8:07 pm
One of the first things Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach did when he learned their game against Cincinnati had been moved to Sunday night was pick up his phone and dial Clint Bowyer. Veach had met the Stewart-Haas Racing driver when he joined other members of the Chiefs for a visit to...
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October 19, 2018 - 6:58 pm
A Kansas City councilman who is running for mayor has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Quinton D. Lucas, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested early Friday morning in Lawrence. He was released on bond and ordered to appear in municipal court in November on the...
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October 18, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a towering waterslide says it respects the decision of a jury that acquitted two maintenance workers who'd been accused of lying to investigators. Texas-based Schlitterbahn released the statement after jurors acquitted David Hughes and John Zalsman of...
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October 16, 2018 - 7:33 pm
Prosecutors say two maintenance workers at a Kansas water park where a young boy was decapitated on a waterslide deliberately mislead investigators as their criminal trial began. Attorneys for David Hughes and John Zalsman countered Tuesday that the Kansas Attorney General's Office misunderstood...
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October 15, 2018 - 6:20 pm
A federal lawsuit is challenging a Kansas policy that prohibits changing the gender designation on birth certificates for transgender people. Lamba Legal says Kansas is one of three states, along with Tennessee and Ohio, with similar policies. The lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of four people...
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October 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 48-year-old Kansas City man accused of being involved in a hit-and-run crash has pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm that was found in his car when he crashed during a police chase. James C. Coleman pleaded guilty Friday to being a felon in possession of a...
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October 12, 2018 - 6:01 pm
A lawsuit alleges that a man from Kansas City, Kansas, who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn't commit was targeted because his mother rebuffed a homicide detective's sexual advances. Lamonte McIntyre, 42, and his mother, Rose Lee McIntyre, 64, sued Thursday in federal court...
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October 12, 2018 - 5:47 pm
Johnson County's district attorney is suing a repair shop owner after multiple consumer complaints alleging that their cars were stripped rather than fixed. Johnson County District Attorney Stephen Howe has filed a lawsuit against Fred Goebel and his business, Showroom Carstar LLC. The county's...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:50 pm
A Coffeyville woman was sentenced to 60 days in federal prison for stealing $150,000 from a customer at a bank where she worked. Federal prosecutors say Phyllis Lanning, 61, was sentenced Wednesday for mail fraud. She also was ordered to pay full restitution. Prosecutors say Lanning admitted that...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:43 pm
A former Leavenworth inmate has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for attacking a Leavenworth prison guard with a pair of scissors. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Richard James Jr., 27, was also ordered Wednesday to pay $18,692 in restitution. James, who is in federal custody,...
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