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Whistleblower in multibillion-dollar WorldCom scandal to speak at KU

The woman who uncovered one of the largest incidents of accounting fraud in U.S. history is scheduled to speak next month at the University of Kansas. Best-selling author and consultant Cynthia Cooper, who led an audit team that discovered more than $3.8 billion in fraudulent accounting at ...

State investigates after 32-year-old prison inmate dies

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The death of a 32-year-old inmate who was being held at the Lansing Correctional Facility is being investigated because he died in state custody. The Kansas Department of Corrections said only that officials don't believe Lawrence Brown Jr. died of the coronavirus. ...

Six injured Sunday in head-on crash on U.S. 24 in Jefferson County

Six people were hospitalized after a head-on crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 24 in Jefferson County. According the Kansas Highway Patrol online crash report, the crash occurred at 12:08 p.m at U.S. 24 mile marker 386, which is about a quarter mile east of the U.S. Highway 59 ...