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Volunteer firefighter dies from injuries suffered in fire

Jun. 22, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

PLEASANTON, Kan. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter who was injured while fighting a blaze in Pleasanton earlier this week has died, officials said. Joshua Haynes, 35, was injured Monday during a fire at the Carpenter Chiropractor Clinic. He was flown to the University...

Kansas lawmaker's remarks about trans colleague cause furor

Apr. 26, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — LGBTQ rights advocates called Tuesday for a Kansas state lawmaker to be formally censured after she publicly said she didn't want to share the women's restrooms at the Statehouse with a transgender colleague. The Kansas House's top Republican called GOP state...

Kansas researcher convicted of illegal secret China work

Apr. 07, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

A researcher was convicted on Thursday of illegally concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas. But U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson continues to weigh a defense motion to dismiss the case against Feng “Franklin” Tao of Lawrence, Kansas....

University of Kansas researcher convicted of illegally concealing work he was doing for China

Apr. 07, 2022 20:33 PM EDT
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — University of Kansas researcher convicted of illegally concealing work he was doing for China.

Kansas researcher to mount defense over China ties at trial

Apr. 04, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The FBI agent who oversaw the investigation of a researcher accused of illegally keeping secret work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas testified Monday that he didn't learn until after the professor's arrest that he was keeping up with his...