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June 02, 2019 - 5:38 pm
A young pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son were hospitalized after being wounded when gunfire erupted at a family birthday party in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say the shooting was reported late Saturday in the city's Armourdale community. The injured woman and child were in an upstairs bedroom...
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May 05, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Records show the company that provides health care to Kansas prisons frequently doesn't meet standards of care required by its contract with the state. The Kansas City Star reports its analysis of hundreds of pages of data found that Corizon Health fell short of contract requirements almost a third...
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February 09, 2019 - 1:39 am
A 23- year-old former volunteer volleyball coach at the University of Kansas is charged with several burglaries and thefts of items such as underwear and swimming suits. Danielle Norwood has more. Skyler Yee was charged Wednesday with 15 total counts, including four felony counts of burglary. The...
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January 29, 2019 - 7:30 am
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning has filed a defamation lawsuit against The Kansas City Star and one of its columnists. The lawsuit filed Monday in Johnson County District Court alleges that Steve Rose's column Saturday subjected Denning to public ridicule by falsely attributing multiple...
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January 05, 2019 - 1:29 am
A 32-year-old former massage therapist who is on the Kansas Sex Offender registry has been sentenced to 16 months in jail for secretly recording a woman while she undressed. Daniel Justin Gorski was sentenced Friday in Johnson County for the incident at a chiropractic clinic in Gardner. He pleaded...
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November 10, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Police say four people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a hair salon in Olathe, Kansas. The Kansas City Star says the crash happened around 1 p.m. Friday on South Clairborne Road. Police say four people inside the salon were taken to hospitals with injuries not believed to be life-...
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November 03, 2018 - 8:29 pm
A man charged after his wife's dismembered body was found last year at a Lenexa storage shed has now been charged with possessing child pornography. The Kansas City Star reports that 36-year-old Justin Todd Rey had been set to go to trial next week on child endangerment charges in the death case,...
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August 25, 2018 - 11:18 pm
Kansas City lawmakers hope a recently proposed ordinance will stop panhandling in traffic without violating the First Amendment. The Kansas City Star reported that Councilwoman Teresa Loar introduced the ordinance Thursday. The ordinance doesn't use the word "panhandle," but instead says...
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June 03, 2018 - 12:24 pm
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has refused to disclose how much it paid to settle a whistleblower lawsuit, citing a new policy that exempts it from open records laws in Kansas and Missouri. The Kansas City Star says the transit agency has denied its request for payment information...
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April 14, 2018 - 8:24 am
A Kansas woman pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the death of her fiancé's 2-year-old daughter last year. The Kansas City Star reports 25-year-old Lindsey Thomasson entered the plea Friday in the child abuse death of Presley Porting. The girl died in February 2017 in Gardner. Thomasson...
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