Kansas

Madison Smith collected hundreds of signatures to empanel the grand jury after the county prosecutor declined to bring rape charges.
State Rep. Mark Samsel allegedly assaulted a 16-year-old student while substitute teaching at a public school in his hometown last month.
The alleged incident occurred while Rep. Mark Samsel was substitute teaching at a public school in his hometown of Wellsville.
Across the country, pharmacists and public health officials seeing the demand wane and supplies build up.
Republican Gene Suellentrop was arrested last month for allegedly speeding the wrong way on an interstate.
The Sunflower State is one of eight considering such a bill, which supporters say is designed to protect minors who are “too young to be making those decisions.”
The activist is unapologetic in her quest for racial equality, saying, “I’m not sure politics is ready for a person as radical as I am.”
Mark Dupree, an elected prosecutor in Kansas, said he worried the commission would fail to “acknowledge the systemic racism in our justice system.”
The congressman defeated Barbara Bollier to avert a GOP disaster and prevent Democrats from winning their first Kansas Senate race since 1932.