TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments next week in the appeals of two brothers sentenced to death for murders in Wichita more than a decade ago. Jonathan and Reginald Carr were convicted of killing three men and a woman as the victims knelt side-by-side on a snow-covered soccer field.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas residents have been slow to enroll in health insurance plans through the online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul. The government says nearly 1,900 people had chosen a plan as of the end of November. But the end-of-November enrollment figure was five times higher than what had been reported at the beginning of the month. People using the exchange must enroll by December 23rd to have coverage that starts in January.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Lawrence will be exempt from the Kansas concealed carry law until 2018. City commissioners have approved a resolution seeking a four-year exemption that will give officials time to sort out where guns will be allowed in the future.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld the prison sentence for a former Kansas case manager who defrauded federal and state government programs. Tya Tiller of Leavenworth was sentenced to a year and a day for collecting disability benefits while working at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.
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