An illegal immigrant sentenced to more than a decade in prison for repeatedly returning to the United States following deportation has exhausted his appeals. The U.S. Supreme Court refused this week to hear a Kansas case that sets the standard in 10th Circuit federal district courts for what jurors must consider in deliberating criminal immigration […]
(AP) – An indictment charging Kansas City’s Catholic bishop with not telling police about child pornography on a priest’s computer makes him the highest-ranking U.S. Catholic official indicted on a charge of failing to protect children. Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn on Friday became the first U.S. bishop criminally charged on allegations of sheltering an […]
(AP) – The death of a 2-year-old girl in Topeka is being investigated as a homicide. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Gabrielle E. Thompson was killed the afternoon of Aug. 2 at a home in the city. Police Capt. Jerry Stanley said this week that the case involved child abuse and that investigators consider it […]
They don’t call it an All Starr Band for nothing… Ringo’s group on this particular tour included Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmidt, Nils Lofgren, Zack Starkey & Dave Edmonds to name a few. The song, Black Mariah, is a Rundgren original and was the first time I realized just what a great guitarist he was. […]
(AP) – It will cost adults more to attend next year’s Kansas State Fair but tickets for children and the elderly will stay the same. Fair officials said Thursday that adult ticket prices will increase from $8 to $10 at the gate and from $5 to $6 for advance tickets. Tickets for children aged 5 […]
A man shot to death by a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy was paroled last year from a Kansas prison after serving time for assaulting a corrections officer. Johnson County authorities say 46-year-old Matthew L. White died after being shot Thursday. The sheriff’s office says a deputy investigated when he saw a vehicle facing the wrong […]
After The Fire Is Gone – I have no idea what year this is from, but from the looks of it I’d say late 60’s to early 70’s. I still think they were one of the best country duets ever. Enjoy and share it if you like it.
Salina Police Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Steahlin Avenue Thursday evening in response to a call of two rottweilers attacking a dog owner and two smaller dogs. Police officials say 56-year-old Dana Gustafson was walking his two miniature dachsunds when two rottweilers attacked, grabbing and biting one of the dachsunds. Gustafson reportedly […]
A 31-year-old South Hutchinson man is facing a possible life sentence after pleading guilty to raping a 9-year-old girl. Jacob Ridley on Thursday also pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sodomy of a child. Three charges were dropped as part of a plea agreement. Police say the crime happened April 30. Ridley was arrested May 25 […]
Foghorn Leghorn in Dixie Flyer — From 1960, Foghorn drops into the Deep South only to be targeted as lunch by a couple of hick buzzards. Great dialogue in this one. Enjoy and share it if you like it.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has issued an order for flags to be flown at half-staff throughout the state from sun up to sundown this Sunday, October 16, in recognition of the 30th Annual National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service. The memorial service at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland will honor 72 firefighters who lost their lives in […]
(AP) – A professional ethics panel is recommending that former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline should have his state law license suspended over his conduct during investigations of abortion providers. The ruling Thursday was on a complaint alleging that Kline, an anti-abortion Republican, and subordinates misled other officials to further their investigations. It also accuses […]
(AP) – Kansas City police have again searched a large wooded area near the home where an 11-month-old baby was reported missing last week. Police returned Thursday to the area about one mile from the home where Lisa Irwin’s parents reported her missing early Oct. 4. Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley said the baby was […]