KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Democratic Rep.-elect Sharice Davids has given top positions on her congressional staff to key campaign aides. Davids announced Monday that Allison Teixeira Sulier will be her chief of staff and that Danielle Hull Robinson will be district director, managing operations and constituent services in Davids' 3rd District in the Kansas City area. Sulier was a senior adviser to the campaign and Robinson was communications director. Davids takes office Jan. 3.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The city of Lawrence will consider a request to allow colonies of feral cats to live in the city if they have been vaccinated and spayed or neutered. The Lawrence Humane Society is proposing the change, which would allow organization workers to trap the cats to be vaccinated and spayed or neutered. The Lawrence Journal-World reports city staff says it doesn't have enough information yet to make a recommendation.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Three carnival workers have been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a couple whose bodies were found in Arkansas days after they disappeared from a fair in Kansas. Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; and Rusty Frasier, of Aransas Pass, Texas, are jailed on $1 million bond in Arkansas, awaiting extradition to Kansas. They are accused in the July killings of Pauline and Alfred "Sonny" Carpenter at the Barton County Fair.
PERRY, Okla. (AP) - Investigators are looking into a police shooting in northern Oklahoma that left a man wanted for robbery in Kansas dead following a chase. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said it's looking into the shooting death early Monday of 39-year-old Shane Adair Wentling after a police pursuit involving officers from the Perry Police Department and Noble County Sheriff's Office.
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