A breakdown of how many sex offenders are in compliance in each county. To be in compliance, offenders must register with their local sheriff's office four times per year. Statewide, the compliance rate was 92 percent, as 4,208 out of 4,578 were complaint. Statistics were tallied on Sept. 6, 2011, though number fluctuate daily.
The Consent Decree and Order filed Sept. 8 in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City. The order settles the lawsuit against the Tonganoxie-based nonprofit, the Purple Heart Veterans Foundation. In the lawsuit, the Virginia-based Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation alleged that the local group was engaging in trademark infringement for using the term "Purple Heart." The order includes a $5,000 restitution payment and prohibits the local group from using the term "Purple Heart."
Legal brief filed by seven groups opposed to completion of the South Lawrence Trafficway, regarding their appeals case regarding the project. The brief was filed Sept. 6, 1011 with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.