Family members and a woman who was in a relationship with a KCK man who died after a traffic stop file lawsuits accusing police of wrongdoing. That man died in 2014 after police stopped his then-girlfriend for a traffic violation. Police said he tried to flee and then died after a brief struggle. His relatives and that driver accuse police of violating his rights. A lawyer for the officers denies the claims.
The Kansas Supreme Court is scheduled to hold a special session in Hutchinson. The session will be tomorrow at Hutchinson Community College’s Stringer Fine Arts Center and is open to the public. It’s part of a plan from the state’s high court to show folks how the justices do their work.
The Federal Emergency Management Administration denies an appeal from Kansas officials for a federal disaster declaration for several counties affected by storms back in May. Several counties were included in the request after they were hit by severe weather that included thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding during late May.
A pair of teenagers from Towanda are in the hospital after rolling their pickup on a road just outside Augusta. It’s unclear why they initially ran off the road. Both of them had seatbelts on at the time.
A 21-year-old KU student plans to use $10,000 she won in a half-court shot to help her grandmother, who rescued her from foster care when she was 10 years old. She won the money Saturday when the school’s director of basketball operations made the shot during Late Night in the Phog, celebrating the start of basketball practice at KU.