Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in 'swatting' case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio video game player upset about an online bet has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for recruiting another man to make a bogus emergency call in 2017 that led to police ...

Kansas chief concerned about police shooting investigations

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police chief testified in a newly released deposition that he was so concerned about the fairness of internal department probes of police shootings in Wichita that he rem...

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further ...

Feds defer prosecution of Kansas online gamer in hoax case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas online gamer whose dispute over a $1.50 bet sparked a hoax call that resulted in police shooting a man who lived at his old address has struck a deal with prosecutors tha...

Ohio gamer heads to court in deadly Kansas hoax case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer accused of recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call is expected in federal court to answer for his alleged part in the hoax that got an unarmed Kansas m...

California man charged in fatal 'swatting' to be sentenced

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man faces decades in prison when he's sentenced for making hoax emergency calls, including one that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man. Tyler ...

House investigating voter irregularities in Kansas, Texas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Congressional investigations over voter irregularities expanded Thursday with Democratic lawmakers requesting information from state officials in Kansas and Texas. ...

Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The day after Thanksgiving in 2009, James Kahler went to the home of his estranged wife's grandmother, where he shot the two women, along with his two teenage daughters. ...

Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as prices slump

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and export markets hit by President Donald Trump's tariffs, with a key government program show...

Man who made hoax call in deadly swatting seeks 20 year term

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man has asked for 20 years in prison as his punishment for making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between two online gam...

Sex abuse case not only time Kansas judge has been lenient

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge who blamed two teenage girls for a sexual encounter with a 67-year-old man spent nearly a decade on the bench overseeing mostly sealed juvenile and child-in-need-of...

3 militia members face sentencing in Kansas bomb plot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three militia members face the possibility of life in prison for a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas by blowing up a mosque and apartments housing Somali immigra...

Kobach's defeat puts future of voter database in doubt

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registering in multiple states is up in the air now that former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach ...

Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testify

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing this month of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their apartment complex in a southwest Kansas city, a federal jud...

Lawsuit: Drill bit left during repair caused Cessna crash

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for a 2015 crash in Arkansas that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new $712,29...