Friday May 31
The Kansas City Star
More employees stand up for their workplace health
Raymond L. Bledsoe, 51, must continue serving a life sentence for the 1980 killing of saxophonist Steve Harvey, according to the U.S. Parole Commission.
Kan. House rejects plan setting sales tax at 6 pct
Kansas state Rep. Willie Dove, front, a Bonner Springs Republican, follows the House's debate on a tax plan setting the sales tax at 6 percent, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan.
Midwest finesse at Table Rock Lake, Missouri
Before the advent of the Finesse News Network and In-Fisherman's blog site, there were only a few anglers who were devotees of the Midwest finesse tactics that the late Chuck Woods of Kansas City pioneered in the 1950s and 1960s by creating his Beetle, Beetle Spin, and several other baits.
Prosecutor weighs charges in escape from Lansing prison
Former Topeka resident Randy Ridens Sr., 57, is one of three inmates reported Friday to have escaped from the minimum security unit of the Lansing Correctional Facility.
2 inmates charged in Mo. with attempted kidnapping
Two inmates who fled a Kansas prison face several charges in Missouri where they're accused of trying to ambush the officers pursuing them and of attempting to kidnap the mayor of the small town where they were eventually captured after less than a day on the run.