A Planned Parenthood affiliate says a federal appeals court's decision is a "huge win" for Kansas Medicaid patients.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals says Kansas can't cut Medicaid funds to an affiliate over videos anti-abortion activists secretly recorded in 2015.
The decision applies to Kansas' Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood of Great Plains, which has two health centers in Kansas and three in Missouri.
However, the appeals panel sent back to the lower court a related injunction involving the state's effort to terminate its contract with Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region, which serves some Kansas patients at its Joplin, Missouri, clinic.
Texas authorities arrest a man wanted for shooting a woman in Pittsburg over the weekend. According to Pittsburg Police, Eric James Cravey was arrested around 3a.m. this morning. Cravey was taken into custody by Hill County, Texas Sheriff's Department. He will face extradition proceedings soon. The 34 year old suspect is accused of shooting Vanessa McWhirt-Martin last Saturday. She was last reported in critical condition. Authorities have not rel...More >>
Economic experts discussed ways to grow southeast Kansas as well as issues holding it back at the Pittsburg Regional Economic Outlook Conference. Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.More >>
The organizer of the Pittsburg Regional Economic Outlook Conference is optimistic about Southeast Kansas' economic future this year, but that wasn't the case at the last two conferences.More >>