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By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Kansas Supreme Court blocks abortion dismembered ban, it’s ‘a woman’s decision to not continue a pregnancy’

The Kansas Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling against a ban on dismemberment abortion on Friday, arguing that a right to abortion exists in their state constitution. According to National Public Radio (NPR), More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Lawrence Man, Brian Fuchs Sentenced to 12 Years for Distributing Child Pornography

A Lawrence man was sentenced today to 151 months in federal prison for distributing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. In addition, he was ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution and a $5,000 More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Leavenworth Inmate, Jimmy Eastep Sentenced for Attack with Pipe

An inmate at Leavenworth federal prison was sentenced today to 42 months in prison for attacking another prisoner with a metal pipe, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Image/Ichigo121212 via pixabay Jimmy A. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Kansas Man, Brock Wedman Pleads Guilty to Protecting Illegal Poker Games

A Kansas man pleaded guilty Monday to trying to keep Wichita police from investigating illegal poker games, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Brock Wedman, 50, St. Marys, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Walmart’s ‘Iconic Movie Cars’ Tour brings Ecto-1, KITT, ‘Jurassic Park’ Explorer, Doc Brown’s DeLorean to Tampa, then Houston

Tampa is the next stop in Walmart’s national “Iconic Movie Cars” Tour!  The cool movie cars, featured in the unforgettable commercial picking up groceries, are gearing up for a live action sequel – and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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Ohio Gamer, Casey Viner Pleads Guilty in Swatting that Caused Death of Andrew Finch

An Ohio gamer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to set up hoax calls to Wichita police that led to what is believed to be the nation’s first death during a swatting incident, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Kansas Man, David Lehman Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography

A Kansas City, Kan., man who told investigators he had been viewing child pornography online for decades was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephan McAllister said. photo/ Klaus Hausmann More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Jury Convicts Overland Park Woman, Christine Wood in Heroin Conspiracy

An Overland Park, Kan., woman has been convicted by a federal trial jury for her role in a multi-defendant drug-trafficking conspiracy with ties to the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico. Christine Little Wood, 61, was More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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FBI Watched Courier, Demetrius Summerson Deliver 3 Pounds of Meth

A Kansas City, Kan., man was sentenced today to 80 months in federal prison for acting as a courier to deliver more than three pounds of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Photo/Clker-free-vector-images Demetrius More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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OUTCRY Revival Nights Tour dates set for 2019 with Phil Wickham, Passion Music and others

Premier Productions presents OUTCRY Revival Nights Tour 2019, sponsored by World Vision. The lights and sounds of a movement, OUTCRY is a gathering of worshipers and a hallmark of revival within the local church. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Retired Highway Patrol Trooper, Michael Frederiksen Sentenced for Lying to FBI about Gambling

A retired highway patrol trooper was sentenced Monday to a year on federal probation for lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Michael More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Three Kansas Men Sentenced to Prison for Plotting to Bomb Somali Immigrants in Garden City

Three men from southwest Kansas were sentenced to 25, 26 and 30 years imprisonment on charges of conspiring to detonate a bomb at an apartment complex in Garden City where Muslim immigrants lived, announced Acting More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Pro-life group ranks states by access to abortion: Arizona, Arkansas top list of pro-life states

Today, just over a week before the March for Life, Americans United for Life (AUL), America’s first and largest pro-life legal organization, released the 14th-annual edition of its flagship publication, Defending More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Wichita Man, Armando Rodriguez-Leyva Charged with Laser Strike on KHP Plane

A Wichita man was indicted today on charges of striking a Kansas Highway Patrol aircraft with a beam from a laser pointer, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Armando Rodriguez-Leyva, 29, Wichita, is charged More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Farmington Man, Nakia Phillips Sentenced for Sex Trafficking and Child Pornography

Nakia Phillips, 39, of Farmington, Missouri, was sentenced today to 22 years in prison for sex trafficking crimes.  He appeared in federal court this morning before U.S. District Court Judge Ronnie White. According More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Michael Pruitt charged for Drug Deals Placed Within 1000 Feet of Elementary School

A federal grand jury returned an indictment today alleging drug deals were taking place within 1,000 feet of Junction Elementary School, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Michael Pruitt, 48, who is in federal More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Wichita Man, Christian Dixon charged with Armed Robbery

A Wichita man pleaded guilty Monday to carrying a gun during a robbery of a man who was going to meet with a prostitute, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Photo/Steve Buissinne Christian L. Dixon, 28, Wichita, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Comedian John Crist announces dates for 2019 ‘The Human Being’ tour

Comedian and internet sensation John Crist has announced the second leg of the “Human Being Tour” for Spring 2019.  The tour, in partnership with Premier Productions, is a follow up to Crist’s wildly More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Kansas: Shawnee murder suicide victim identified as Courtney Bivins, killed by Josh Mobley

Shawnee police on Tuesday identified Courtney Bivins as the murder suicide victim, killed by a male friend, Joshu P. Mobley, over the weekend in western Shawnee. Officials at Campbellsville University confirmed More...


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