Wyandotte County Newswire (Page 2)

Wyandotte County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wyandotte County, KS. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 357 in Wyandotte County, KS

  1. Kansas House declines to support override of governor on STAR bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The House declined to follow the Senate's lead Wednesday on a motion to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a budget provision blocking the state from issuing new sales-tax financed bonds to developments in Wyandotte County. Republican and Democratic legislators were angry with Brownback's intention to divert about $46 million annually in STAR bonds to a project enabling relocation the American Royal livestock show from Kansas City, Mo., to Kansas City, Kan.

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  2. Barton County getting healthierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Health Institute to bring this program to the public. Johnson County ranks healthiest in Kansas and Wyandotte County, which shares a border with Johnson County, is the least healthy in the state, according to the study, The rankings are available at ...

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  3. New rankings shed light on where kansas co...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Great Bend Tribune

    Johnson County ranks healthiest in Kansas and Wyandotte County is the least healthy county in the state, according to the seventh annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

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  4. House rejects move to hike Kansas' minimum wage to $13.25 an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Hays Daily News

    ... works projects. An amendment on lifting the state ban was nixed 37-80, while a version applying only to Wyandotte County was defeated 42-74. "In this body, we often object to federal overreach, but we seem to have no problem at all telling local ...

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  5. Bills would limit accommodation of transgender students at public schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... to Kansas from Kansas City, Missouri. Critics fear the state would expand an existing district in Wyandotte County and use existing tax revenues that might flow to the state to back new bonds. One bill advanced by the House to curb local officials' ...

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  6. New charge filed against Kansas City, Kansas, couple in child's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Online court records show Wyandotte County prosecutors have charged Michael A. Jones and Heather Jones with premeditated first-degree murder and felony child abuse. They were previously charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse.

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  7. STAR bonds reform package advances in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... passed a budget bill earlier this year, Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed a provision blocking any projects in Wyandotte County. The provision was intended to stop the approval of a STAR bond district to lure the American Royal horse and livestock show from ... 1 comment

  8. Branded for life: Felons struggle to find workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... job applications. Most of Kansas and all of Missouri still keep the felony box on applications. In 2014, Wyandotte County Unified Government unanimously passed removing the box from city and county job applications. Background checks are still ...

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  9. Two men sentenced in 2009 Kansas double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... - Two men have been resentenced in a shooting that left two other men dead in 2009 in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte County prosecutors announced Tuesday that 25-year-old Cedric Warrant and 29-year-old Dominic Moore, of Kansas City, Kansas, were ...

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  10. Man resentenced in KCK homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... in prison in an October 2010 shooting that killed one man and injured another in Kansas City, Kansas. The Wyandotte County prosecutor's office announced Tuesday that Terran J. Baker also was ordered earlier this month to register as a violent ...

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  11. Kansas Senate overrides veto of measure on American RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... so-called STAR bonds for any project in any part of the state. The measure he vetoed applied only to Wyandotte County, the site of a new American Royal development. But the Senate still voted 30-8 to override his veto - three votes more than the ...

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  12. 2 men sentenced in 2009 Kansas double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    Two men have been resentenced in a shooting that left two other men dead in 2009 in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte County prosecutors announced Tuesday that 25-year-old Cedric Warrant and 29-year-old Dominic Moore, of Kansas City, Kansas, were ...

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  13. Cosmosphere satellite campus caught up in legislative dispute over American RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... as legislators considered overriding a veto of earlier legislation that prohibited STAR bond projects in Wyandotte County. "As I said in my veto message, no county should be singled out in the manner contained in the budget proviso," Brownback said ...

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  14. House panel weighs bills on concealed carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... to regulating the carrying of weapons by employees," he said. Mike Taylor, with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, also spoke in opposition, saying it is "an unwarranted intrusion into local control." "The Unified Government ...

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  15. Election results: Missouri's presidential primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... the teen was driving under the influence of a depressant. A criminal investigation is underway in Wyandotte County. Two police officers entrusted to protect elected officials are under the microscope while on paid administrative leave. A criminal ...

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  16. VIDEO: SUV loses control when 'brake checked' after following too closelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... the teen was driving under the influence of a depressant. A criminal investigation is underway in Wyandotte County. Two police officers entrusted to protect elected officials are under the microscope while on paid administrative leave. A criminal ...

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  17. Cosmosphere satellite site caught up in legislative dispute over American RoyalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... as legislators considered overriding a veto of earlier legislation that prohibited STAR bond projects in Wyandotte County. "As I said in my veto message, no county should be singled out in the manner contained in the budget proviso," Brownback said ...

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  18. Senate advances STAR bonds override, falls short on DockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... in budget legislation restricting the STAR bonds economic development tool by halting any projects in Wyandotte County from approval in a 30-8 vote. The override motion now heads to the House. "As I said in my veto message, no county should be ...

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  19. Kansas House committee mulls changes to state's concealed carry lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... to regulating the carrying of weapons by employees," he said. Mike Taylor with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City also spoke in opposition, saying it is "an unwarranted intrusion into local control." "The Unified Government ...

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  20. Suspect in Midwest killings could have been deportedOfficials in...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... general, said Thursday. "This monster should be prosecuted and executed in Missouri, by Missouri. Period." Wyandotte County, Kan., District Attorney Jerome A. Gorman said Serrano-Vitorino came to Kansas with a girlfriend after traveling from Houston ...

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