DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - A district court judge candidate in western Kansas paid a fine to settle a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge filed against him in Michigan nine years ago. Attorney Michael Giardine says he flew to Michigan to settle the case Monday. The Republican is seeking the 16th Judicial District seat.
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) - A 21-year-old Junction City man is being held without bond after a shootout at a fast food restaurant. Police say the victim suffered injuries that weren't life-threatening during an exchange of gunfire at a Wendy's last night. Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Auditors say a lack of accountability by some Kansas agencies could make citizens' personal information vulnerable. An audit released this week found that 17 of the 45 agencies that hold data considered "high risk" hadn't had an independent evaluation of their security in the last three years. Auditors say they found little state oversight of the required reports.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Three more cases of measles have been confirmed in Sedgwick County, and officials say they expect more cases to emerge through next month. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced the new cases yesterday, bringing the total in the county to 11. KDHE spokeswoman Aimee Rosenow says the soonest the current outbreak can be considered over is the end of August.
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