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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press

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SALINA, Kan. (AP) - A Saline County jury found a 64-year-old Salina man guilty of misdemeanor vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist. Lewis Grider also was convicted yesterday of leaving the scene of an accident in the May 2013 death of Gail Kline. Grider will remain free on bond until his sentencing on October 20th.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for trying to kill his 86-year-old mother. Fifty-three-year-old Glenn Fishburn was sentenced Wednesday for attempted second-degree murder and kidnapping after he attacked his mother with a baseball bat and machete in April. Police say Fishburn became upset with his mother when she confronted him about his drinking.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Spirit AeroSystems is offering a voluntary retirement program to some management and salaried employees in Wichita and Kinston, North Carolina. Company spokesman Ken Evans says the employees must be older than 55 and have worked at least 10 years with the company to qualify for the program. Evans says the company hasn't set a specific number of employees it wants to retire.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Sedgwick County district attorney says reports of mail theft are increasing in Wichita. Marc Bennett says thieves are targeting government checks and credit card applications. Bennett says thieves use personal information from stolen mail for identity theft.

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