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Court: Out-of-state license plates don't justify search

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – A federal appeals court says law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists for having nothing more than out-of-state license plates from states that have legalized marijuana. 101 more words

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Kansas town's administrator, ex-chief arrested

HALSTEAD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an investigation of the 2,100-resident southern Kansas town of Halstead has resulted in the arrests of the city administrator and former police chief. 93 more words

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Kansas officials working to change state layoff policy

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is working to overhaul Kansas employee layoff and rehiring protocol.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the administration is working on adjustments that would restrict worker options for appealing regular job performance ratings and impose a cap on how much sick leave new retirees may donate to colleagues who are ill. 72 more words

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Wrong-way driver killed in Kansas freeway crash

PAXICO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man driving the wrong-way in a freeway construction zone was killed when his pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer. 79 more words

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Kansas man whose dad was killed gets death-row scholarship

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A young Kansas man whose father was gunned down nearly eight years ago in a hotel parking lot is getting a tuition boost from an unusual source as he heads into his freshman year at a Missouri college. 395 more words

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Possible drowning at Perry Lake

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – On August 19, 2016 at approximately 5:43 p.m., Kansas Wildlife and Parks was dispatched to the Longview area of Perry Lake for a missing boater. 102 more words

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Kansas man charged with rape

HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old northeast Kansas man faces charges accusing him of rape and attempted rape.

A Jackson County prosecutor says Jacob C. Ewing is charged with four counts of rape, one count of attempted rape, five counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and several counts of battery. 42 more words

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