January 02, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Ford County has paid more than $70,000 in legal fees so far to a firm that represented its county clerk in a lawsuit filed after Dodge City's only polling place was moved outside city limits due to road construction in the area, for November's general election. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a...
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December 14, 2018 - 7:09 pm
The federal government has filed a lawsuit alleging it was overcharged for shipping in a case first brought by a whistleblower. The complaint in federal court in Buffalo accuses YRC Freight, Roadway Express and Yellow Transportation of knowingly overcharging the Defense Department by submitting...
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December 08, 2018 - 1:50 am
The former human resources director at Newman University is suing the college. According to the lawsuit, university officials fired former HR Director Mandy Greenfield for reporting rules violations. Greenfield stated that she reported complaints of gender discrimination against a number of the...
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December 04, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Animal rights groups are challenging a Kansas law banning secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities. At issue in the federal lawsuit filed Tuesday is the state's "Ag-Gag" law enacted in 1990. The law makes it a crime for anyone to take a picture or video at animal facilities...
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December 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
A federal lawsuit filed against Textron Aviation alleges that a drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for the 2015 crash in Arkansas that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new aircraft. The complaint filed Friday by Mid-Continent Aircraft...
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November 20, 2018 - 7:43 pm
The family of a teen who was killed in a crash with an off-duty officer outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court against Terrell Watkins. He was driving a police van to an off-duty security...
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November 19, 2018 - 8:12 pm
The state of Kansas will pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the Department of Children and Families failed to intervene to protect an girl, eighteen months, who eventually died. Jayla Haag died in 2012 from blunt-force injuries to the head. The girl lived with her mother, Alyssa Haag, in...
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November 16, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A federal lawsuit says foster children in Kansas are shuffled between homes and facilities so much that they can be essentially rendered homeless while in state custody. A class action lawsuit filed Friday on behalf of 10 children by local advocates and two children's rights groups alleges children...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:10 pm
The family of a woman slain in Kansas by a man who wanted to kill Jews has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over the sale of a shotgun used in the shooting. Terri LaManno was killed in 2014 outside the Village Shalom care center in Overland Park, Kansas. The terms of the settlement announced Tuesday...
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November 08, 2018 - 7:02 pm
The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a legal challenge to an anti-abortion clause in a Kansas law that expands health coverage through telemedicine. Its lawsuit was filed Thursday in Shawnee County District Court on behalf of Trust Women Wichita, which operates a clinic in Wichita that has...
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