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SALINA, Kan | Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a hardliner who has advised President Donald Trump. He made potential state initiatives against illegal immigration an important theme during a debate Saturday in Salina. He’s trying … Continue reading SALINA, Kan | Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

KANSAS CITY, Kan | Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas deputy deaths

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old inmate was charged Friday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff’s deputies who were overpowered by him while they were trying to move him between a courthouse and jail. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced that his office charged Antoine Fielder with two … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan | Inmate charged with capital murder in Kansas deputy deaths

WICHITA, Kan | Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive information including partial Social Security numbers from nearly a thousand state voters. The complaint by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas alleges “reckless maintenance” … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan | Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

LAWRENCE, Kan. | Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer’s neck. Lawrence attorney Sarah Swain apologized amid the resignation call from … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan. | Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

WICHITA, Kan | Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications for voting rights. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback for Kansas Secretary … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan | Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

KANSAS CITY, Kan | Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said Saturday. The inmate, whose name hasn’t been released, shot Wyandotte County Sheriff’s deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer on Friday in a gated area behind … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan | Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

KANSAS CITY, Kan | The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of two Kansas sheriff’s deputies by an inmate they were transporting (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Authorities say two Kansas deputies who were fatally shot while transporting an inmate between jail and a court hearing both leave behind children. Wyandotte County sheriff’s Maj. Kelli … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan | The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parents