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Mailer on abortion, top Kansas court described as deceptive

Nov. 04, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A mailer to voters across Kansas suggests removing state Supreme Court justices in Tuesday's election would protect access to abortion, when abortion rights advocates want to keep them on the bench. The mailer's return address says it is from VMCF Inc., of...

Prosecutor seeks 3rd trial for Kansas woman in 2 killings

Sep. 27, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor has indicated that he intends to try a woman for the third time in the killings of her ex-husband and his girlfriend two decades ago. Dana Chandler is accused of killing 47-year-old Mike Sisco and his fiancee, 53-year-old Karen Harkness, in...

Woman’s trial for 2 Kansas deaths ends with hung jury

Sep. 01, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas jury announced Thursday that it could not reach a verdict in the trial of a woman accused of killing her ex-husband and his girlfriend 20 years ago. Jurors deliberated for about 35 hours over six days in Dana Chandler's trial. Chandler, now 62, was...