Kansas will pay a former state senator Jim Barone $13,000 to settle his lawsuit over a decision by gambling regulators to block his involvement in the Camptown dog racing track in Frontenac.
The State Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a background report on Barone in October 2007, refusing to discuss the reasons.
Last year a Shawnee County District Court Judge ruled that the commission had no grounds to reject the report and had painted Barone in a false light.
A Granby woman is sentenced to four years in the death of her infant son. A Newton County Judge sentenced Elizabeth Farnam today on charges of involuntary manslaughter.More >>
The Christmas season is upon us, and the City of Joplin's Christmas Parade is to be held the evening of Tuesday, December 10. To facilitate an improved parade route, Joplin Police Department will establish a temporary no parking orderMore >>