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    Emily Fisher
    A major change in the weather is expected to drop Kansas temperatures from near-record highs into the upper teens tonight…attorneys for the men accused in the mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl celebration might put forth a defense based on Missouri’s “stand your ground” law...and the Kansas House and Kansas Senate have each passed separate measures addressing civil asset forfeiture reform. Those headlines and more, inside.
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    Emily Fisher
    The NWS says it's the 4th warmest February in Kansas since the late 1800s... peak fire season arrives in the state... a dispute in a KC parking lot leaves one person dead and three others wounded... and southeast Kansas could become a hot spot for making aviation bio-fuel. Those headlines and more, inside.
  • Two adults have been charged with murder in the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade shooting... Kansas lawmakers think a grant program could help boost the number of childcare providers in the state... lawmakers consider allowing public schools to hire chaplains... and today is the deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation in Kansas before the presidential preference primary. Details inside.
  • All the children injured in the fatal shooting at the Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City last week have been released from the hospital and are expected to make a full recovery. That story and other area headlines, inside.
  • Two juveniles have been charged with crimes connected to a deadly mass shooting at the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory celebration...Taylor Swift gives $100,000 to the family of the woman killed in that shooting...Kansas lawmakers consider a new method for state executions...and a legislative committee threatens the funding of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks in a dispute over "deer baiting." Those stories and more, inside.
  • A celebration of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory turned deadly in downtown Kansas City, leaving one woman dead and 22 others injured, including nine children. Details inside, along with other news headlines.
  • One person has died and multiple people were injured after shots were fired following the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade... a former KCK police detective is back in court, accused of sexually assaulting several Black women... Kansas lawmakers consider a bill aimed at preventing people from buying sugary foods with SNAP benefits... the Royals select the site of their new stadium...and the women of Liberal, Kansas, win the international pancake race. Details inside.
  • Kansas lawmakers consider making it legal to sell fireworks year-round... a man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a statue of Jackie Robinson in Wichita... the Wichita school district plans to shutter six schools... Kansas City prepares for a Super Bowl victory parade... and the Chiefs get invited to the White House. Those headlines and more, inside.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs are back-to-back Super Bowl Champs! The Chiefs won their second straight Super Bowl, the third in five seasons, beating San Francisco 25-22 in overtime. More on the Super Bowl and other news headlines inside.
  • Prosecutors charge a former southwest bank CEO with embezzling tens of millions of dollars... lots of Super Bowl bets are being made at state-owned casinos but Kansas stands to collect very little revenue... the attorney general calls out Kansas school districts for their policies on transgender students... and state lawmakers will get a 93% pay hike next year. Those headlines and more, inside.
  • Kansas lawmakers will make a lot more money next year... experts at Monarch Watch at the University of Kansas say fewer monarch butterflies are wintering in Mexico... lawmakers consider banning smoking at state-owned casinos... the KBI arrests a Topeka teacher for alleged sex crimes... and former KU basketball star Scot Pollard is hospitalized, awaiting a heart transplant. Those stories and more in this ad-free summary of area headlines.
  • The Kansas Supreme Court releases control of the Gannon case, which forced the state to spend more money on public schools... the KBI arrests a Kansas teacher for alleged sex crimes against a student... Marion County officials face another federal lawsuit following a police raid on a newspaper and the home of its publisher.... and state lawmakers want to make changes to mail-in ballots. Those stories and more, inside.