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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Kansas reports first Vaping Related Lung Disease death

Kansas health officials have confirmed the first death in the state associated with an outbreak of serious lung disease related to vaping or using e-cigarettes. photo/ Sarah Johnson The individual was over the age More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine testifies against Francisco Mendez in Dwane Simmons murder case

New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has testified at a preliminary hearing about a shooting in Kansas that killed his best friend and former Washburn University teammate the day after making his NFL debut. Dwane More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Topeka Man, James Freeman Charged With Bank Robbery

A Topeka man was charged today with bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. James E. Freeman, 55, Topeka, Kan., is charged with one count of bank robbery. A criminal complaint filed today in U.S. District More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Planned Parenthood doubled down on abortions, agrees to withdraw from Title X funding

Planned Parenthood has refused to comply with President Trump’s Protect Life Rule and officially withdrew yesterday from the Title X Family Planning Program. This withdrawal follows a letter that Planned Parenthood’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Kansas: Body found in pond identified as Ronnie Freudovoll

The Overland Park Police Department in Kansas identified the man found early Tuesday in a pond as Ronnie Freudovoll. Freudenvoll, 37, was found and police were called to the area about 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Michael W Smith announces fall tour dates, 23 shows in 6 weeks

Gospel Music Hall of Famer and multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Winner Michael W. Smith has announced plans for his fall headlining tour celebrating 35 years of his groundbreaking, iconic song “Friends”. The 23-city More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Kansas: Salina police identify Allegro Edwards Jr, ‘Legro’ as man found dead near Crawford and Centennial

The Salina Police Department identified the person found dead in the area of Crawford and Centennial Allegro Edwards Jr., of Salina, Kansas. Edwards Jr., 32, was found dead by a bicyclist riding on the flood-control More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Campaign Legal Center likens felon voter fees to Jim Crow, ‘Felony disenfranchisement’

FROM THE CLC: 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in fines and fees related to criminal convictions Over half of the disenfranchised population is no longer incarcerated and is living in a state that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Alter Bridge and Skillet partner for The Victorious Sky Tour in the fall

ALTER BRIDGE and SKILLET have announced that they will embark on a co-headline tour this fall. The Victorious Sky Tour kicks off on September 22 in Baltimore and runs through October 25 in Orlando. Dirty More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Human trafficking bust in Kansas nabs Florida man, Evan Vollerthum, exploiting a child

A Florida man was arrested Monday for human trafficking and attempting to sexually exploit a child. Evan H. Vollerthum U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Felon, Anthony Dobbins gets 16 Year Sentence for Drug Trafficking and Death Threats

Anthony Dobbins, 51, of East St. Louis, Illinois, will serve 201 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine, influencing a federal official by threat, and mailing threatening More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Russian Woman, Bogdana Mobley Sentenced for Parental Kidnapping and Extortion

A Russian-born woman was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison today for unlawfully taking her daughter to Russia and demanding money before allowing the American father to have custody of the girl, U.S. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Sumner County Man, Jarrod Andra Pleads Guilty to Impersonating an FBI Agent

A Sumner County man pleaded guilty today to trying to get out of a traffic ticket by pretending to be an FBI agent, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Jarrod M. Andra, 36, Milan, Kan., pleaded guilty to one More...

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...


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