State and Region

FBI arrests Kansas detective long accused of corruption and sex crimes

Story updated at 4:39 p.m. Thursday: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who has long been accused of sexually preying on Black women during criminal investigations was indicted Thursday on charges that he sexually abused two women, the FBI said. Roger ...

Lawrence natural gas provider announces new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Lawrence’s largest natural gas utility on Wednesday committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions much sooner than once anticipated. Black Hills Energy now has committed to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions in its natural gas utility by 2035, the company said as part of its annual ...

Wichita decriminalizes marijuana possession, fentanyl strips

WICHITA — The Wichita City Council on Tuesday voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and fentanyl test strips in the state's largest city. The move would eliminate between 750 and 850 prosecutions a year from the municipal courts. Marijuana possession is still ...