Crime & Courts

Authorities seek forfeiture of seized camel milk in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Authorities have seized camel milk in Kansas that prosecutors allege falsely claim unproven health benefits.

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Judge refuses to release suspect in Kansas bomb plot case

WICHITA — A federal judge has refused to release pending trial a Kansas man accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and... Read more

Kansas restaurant owner pleads guilty in back wages case

MERRIAM — The owner of a Kansas City-area restaurant has pleaded guilty to impeding an investigation into the withholding of employees’ pay.... Read more

Sedgwick County officials: VA owes county $1.5 million

WICHITA — Sedgwick County officials say Veterans Affairs owes the county more than $1.5 million in unpaid ambulance costs.

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Missouri appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed... Read more

Wichita landscaper who defrauded victims sent to prison

WICHITA — A Wichita landscaper has been ordered to spend 10 months in prison after he failed to make restitution to two... Read more

Kansas man convicted in wreck that killed county commissioner

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Kansas man has been convicted of manslaughter in the drunk-driving crash that killed a western Missouri county... Read more

Woman indicted in Wichita in connection with international parental kidnapping

A woman was indicted in Wichita in connection with international parental kidnapping, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said on Wednesday.

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Former KC-area job recruiter admits role in $840,000 fraud scheme

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former JE Dunn job recruiter admitted he received kickbacks as part of an $840,000 fraud scheme.

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Suit: KC-area school district failed to report allegations before assault

OVERLAND PARK — Officials in a suburban Kansas City school district failed to report sexual assault allegations against a boy to law... Read more

Officer shoots, wounds man in suburban Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK — Authorities say an officer shot and wounded a man in suburban Kansas City while investigating a domestic disturbance.... Read more

Driver arrested after deadly southwest Kansas crash

GARDEN CITY — Authorities say a driver has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in a deadly southwest Kansas crash.... Read more

Crash reported Tuesday morning just south of Topeka

Emergency crews were sent to a report of a two-vehicle, injury crash Tuesday morning just south of Topeka, near the entrance to... Read more

Police investigate special needs student assault allegations

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Authorities are investigating a report that a special needs student was sexually assaulted in a bathroom of a... Read more

Wichita man sentenced to 10 years for 20 thefts

WICHITA — A Wichita man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for his involvement in 20 thefts in the... Read more

Man killed after charging at Kansas officers identified

GARDEN CITY — Authorities have identified a southwest Kansas man killed by officers last week after he charged at them.

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Kansas police chase lasts 2 hours before ending with arrest

SAVANNAH, Kan. — A motorist driving on four flat tires led police on a two-hour pursuit in parts of Kansas and Missouri before... Read more

Officers fatally shoot man in southwest Kansas

GARDEN CITY — Authorities say a 29-year-old suspect has died after being shot by an officer following an officer-involved shooting in southwest... Read more

Man dies from injuries sustained in Kansas home altercation

LORRAINE, Kan. — Authorities say a man has died from a head injury that he suffered during an altercation at a central... Read more

Kansas rapper C-Los El Gran sentenced to 14 years prison for role in $4M meth ring

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kan., man who called himself rapper C-Los El Gran was sentenced to 14 years in... Read more

Charge upgraded after Kansas bicyclist dies from injuries

HUTCHINSON — A driver accused of intentionally hitting a Kansas bicyclist last month and fleeing faces an upgraded charge of first-degree premeditated... Read more

Man dies after police struggle in suburban Kansas City

OLATHE — Authorities say a man has died after struggling with police officers who were responding to an armed disturbance in suburban... Read more

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