Josh Jackson pleads guilty to traffic violation, receives six months probation

Former Kansas Jayhawks forward Josh Jackson was convicted Tuesday of a municipal traffic violation and two other traffic charges against him were dropped as part of a plea agreement that resulted in six months of probation. Jackson had been cited for a Feb. 2 traffic incident. In a separate case, Jackson reached a 12-month diversion agreement in Douglas County District Court for a misdemeanor criminal property damage charge.

Who does Naftzger Park belong to?

In anticipation of Wichita’s opportunity to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament next year, the City Council voted on Tuesday to dedicate funds from the Center City South Redevelopment District toward the redesign and reconstruction of M.C. Naftzger Memorial Park, a key public space in the heart of downtown Wichita. As The Wichita Eagle reported on Tuesday, “city and tourism officials who want to put Wichita’s best face forward” during the tournament are troubled by the current state of Naftzger Park, which “is now heavily used as a gathering site by homeless people.”

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This shoplifter got away with a loaf of bread - on all fours

A shoplifting suspect carried a loaf of bread out of the Dollar General store in Shafter, California, on May 17. He avoided apprehension, according to police, and "escaped on all fours out the front doors." (Courtesy of Shafter Police Department)
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This shoplifter got away with a loaf of bread - on all fours

A cross country ride to the Vietnam Memorial stops in Kansas 4:03

A cross country ride to the Vietnam Memorial stops in Kansas

She tried to help ducklings but wound up injured instead 4:59

She tried to help ducklings but wound up injured instead

East wins 6A quarterfinal 1:17

East wins 6A quarterfinal