Teen Killed in Wichita Convenience Store Holdup
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One teenager is dead and two others are in custody following an attempted holdup at a Wichita convenience store. KWCH-TV reports a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed by a clerk shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday at KC Gas and Groceries on North Broadway. Two 19-year-olds fled but were later arrested.
Kobach Calls Photo ID Law a Success
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach says fewer than expected registered voters cast provisional ballots in the November 6th general election in response to the new state photo identification law. The 2011 law requires voters to show a valid photo identification in order to receive a ballot and cast their vote.
Vets Organization Employee Charged After Funds Disappear
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — As many as 100 World War Two veterans have missed their chance to travel to Washington D.C. to see their war's memorial after about $110,000 disappeared from a Kansas nonprofit that organized free trips for them. Fifty-seven-year-old LaVeta Miller of Great Bend, Kansas is charged with two counts of theft by deception.
Union Steelworkers Ratfiy New Contract
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Union steelworkers will be back on the job at a Kansas City, Missouri manufacturing plant next week after approving a new contract. Nearly 200 members of United Steelworkers Local 1307 had been locked out since their previous contract with Milbank Manufacturing Company expired at 12:01 a.m. Monday. The two sides reached a tentative agreement Wednesday, and union members ratified the new contract in a vote early yesterday.