The report that prompted police to remove a girl and her siblings from their home in March was allegedly the ninth time in a little more than five years that someone had voiced concerns about the girl. Prosecutors have now found out about eight additional reports of suspected child abuse or neglect.
The heaviest snow of the season blanketed the Wichita area with nearly 3 inches of snow late Wednesday and early Thursday, but street crews had primary routes in good shape for the Thursday morning commute.
The seasonal drop in gasoline rates has Kansans seeing the sixth-cheapest prices at the pump nationwide, according to AAA’s daily online report for gasoline prices nationwide, www.fuelgaugereport.aaa.com.
Cuban Americans with ties to Wichita and Kansas reacted strongly Wednesday at the news the United States was restoring full diplomatic relations with Cuba and will open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century.
The state likely had no choice but to limit admissions at Osawatomie State Hospital. But this drastic move to ease overcrowding could be harmful and dangerous, and the state needs to implement a long-term solution as soon as possible.
The United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century after the release of an American contractor held in prison for five years, President Barack Obama announced Wednesday.
The four largest theater chains in the U.S. said they would not show the movie, which depicts the assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. The film has been at the center of a devastating hacking attack on Sony. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that the North Korean government was centrally involved with the attacks on Sony’s computers.
During his annual news conference from Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that while plummeting oil prices and a free-falling ruble are reasons for concern, the economic crisis will pass, and Russia will be ready to move forward.