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Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Feb. 14, 2023 12:08 PM EST

Kansas City Star. February 8, 2023. Editorial: AG Kris Kobach needs prosecutors. His focus should be Kansas, not national attention When Kris Kobach ran for attorney general last fall, he was clear about his agenda. He would take on progressive enemies such as the...

US Supreme Court won't hear appeals from 'Wichita massacre'

Jan. 09, 2023 18:48 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeals of two brothers who were sentenced to death for four fatal shootings on a Kansas soccer field in December 2000 known as “the Wichita massacre.” Former Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said the...

Former Kansas Attorney General Robert Stephan dies at 89

Jan. 03, 2023 17:22 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas Attorney General Robert Stephan, who emphasized victims' rights and consumer protection during four terms in office, has died at the age of 89. Stephan died overnight, his brother, Don Stephan, told Kansas media Tuesday. No cause of death was...