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Kansas sees first uptick in property crimes since ’17

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Kansas saw its first upswing in property crimes since 2017, rising 2.6% last year, new state crime statistics show. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation reported...

Utah company to pay state half million in agreement with A.G.

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A Utah home-security company has agreed to pay the state $500,000 as part of a consent judgment with the attorney general, who accused the...

Kansas House approves traffic safety bill package

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The Kansas House on Tuesday approved a package of traffic safety bills that would get tough on drivers who pass dangerously close to disabled...

House panel revives enhanced penalties for assaulting sports refs

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A House committee has breathed new life into legislation that would make abusing sports officials a crime. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee on...

KBI interviewing lawmakers about powdered-envelope case

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Investigators from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation have been interviewing lawmakers in recent days about the envelopes they received last summer laced with white...

NEW: Lawmaker arrested in Topeka early Monday morning

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Topeka Police arrested Republican state Rep. Carl Maughan and booked him at the Shawnee County jail early Monday morning on various driving-related charges. Maughan was...

Federal appeals court delays Highway Patrol injunction

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A federal appeals court has agreed to delay an injunction that would bring the Kansas Highway Patrol under court oversight and ban troopers from...

UPDATED: House approves bill toughening penalties for harming police dogs

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The Kansas House on Wednesday approved a bill toughening the penalties for injuring or killing a police dog, responding to the case of a...

Kobach seeks new form of execution in Kansas

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Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach is asking lawmakers to broaden the method for execution to include a suffocating gas, which was just used for...

Lawmakers consider tougher penalties for injuring, killing police dogs

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As a police K-9, Bane was more than just a work partner for Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Brooks. Spending eight to 10 hours a...