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Regional Headlines for Sunday, November 17, 2013


Convicted KS Child Predator Sentenced

Wichita, Kan. (AP) - A 38-year-old man convicted of molesting a Wichita girl for nearly a decade faces about 80 years in prison. Michael Rae has to serve about 51 years of a life sentence before becoming eligible for parole. If he's ever paroled on that charge, Rae has to serve about 27 more years for other crimes committed agianst the girl.


KC Man Gets Suspendended Sentence in Shooting

Salina, Kan. (AP) - A Saline County judge has suspended a prison sentence for a 32-year-old Kansas City rap artist convicted of shooting a man in Salina. Reginald Easterwood faced a 13-month prison sentence for one felony count of aggravated battery in the June shooting. The judge imposed 60 days in jail as part of Easterwood's two years of Community Corrections-supervised probation. Easterwood had no prior felonies.


KS School Bus Driver's Health Impacted August Crash

Bonner Springs, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a school bus driver's medical condition directly impacted the cause of a crash that injured the driver and middle school students. The Aug. 21 accident outside Bonner Springs injured 22 sixth-grade girls from the Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City. The injuries included broken collar bones and concussions.


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