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Lawrence man arrested after Osage Co. traffic stop

OSAGE CO., Kan. (WIBW) - Osage Co. deputies arrested a Lawrence man for drugs found during a traffic stop. The Osage Co. Sheriff’s Office says one of its deputies stopped Jason Spaniol, 44, Wednesday afternoon just north of a US-75/K-268/K-3 roundabout. Drugs and stolen property were found during the search. Spaniol was booked for possession of meth and, possession of stolen property, and a parole violation warrant.
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2 deceased dogs found inside tarps in creek near Kansas post office

BERRYTON, Kan. (WIBW) - Two deceased dogs have been found inside separate tarps in the water on Thursday afternoon near the Berryton Post Office. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office says just after noon on Thursday, June 30, the Emergency Communications Center received reports of a tarp in the water near the 7100 block of SE Berryton Rd.

Olathe schools get new security alert system

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Olathe School District has a new security alert system for all its staff. In the event of a crisis, a staff member can now call for help with the push of a button on their badge. The CrisisAlert button provides the administration, school resource...

Kansas Football Transfer Enrollee Report: Marvin Grant

A four-star recruit in high school out of Martin Luther King in Detroit, MI. He picked Purdue over Notre Dame, Iowa, Cincinnati, Missouri, and Iowa St. from about 20 offers. He has 3 years of eligibility remaining. Last season, Marvin played in all 13 games for the Boilermakers and finished second on the team with 52 solo tackles and 75 total tackles. Grant was a high school teammate for current KU linebacker Rich Miller.

Pouring Soon in KC

This taproom sandwiched between two large new housing developments in western Olathe is owned by Kansas hop farmers who wanted to diversify their offerings. Tall Trellis is open with a patio framed by its namesakes, which are crawling with bines this time of year. The taproom tries to highlight beers made with the farm’s hops and intends to consistently pour a few beers brewed on-site, but those offerings were unavailable on our visit.
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Is delta-8 legal in Kansas? Attorney general says no, but a hemp retailer is suing

A Kansas hemp retailer is taking the state’s delta-8 regulations to federal court, according to a lawsuit filed last week. Murray Dines, owner of Terpene Distribution in Lawrence, Kansas, disagrees with the way the state is applying regulations on hemp and delta-8 products. He said that his store, which was previously located in Topeka, was unlawfully raided because of an opinion released by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt in 2021.

Kansas sued for 4/20 delta-8 raids seeking legislative, monetary relief

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A lawsuit has been filed against the State of Kansas by the owner of a company that was raided during the 4/20 delta-8 raids in Topeka which seeks legislative and monetary relief. Court records indicate that Murray Dines, owner of Terpene Distribution in Lawrence, has sued...

Paola man sentenced to 27 months for hate crime against Black boy

A Paola man was sentenced Wednesday to just more than two years in federal prison for threatening a Black boy with a knife and telling him he was in a “white town.”. Colton Donner, 27, was driving through a residential area of Paola — a town roughly 32 miles southeast of Lawrence in Miami County, with a population of about 6,000 — on Sept. 11, 2019, when he saw the victim walking on the sidewalk, according to court documents.

Lenexa July 4th Freedom Run & Parade

Want to start Independence Day with a bang? For more than 40 years, the family-friendly Lenexa Freedom Run has drawn runners, walkers and strollers to historic Old Town Lenexa on July 4 for an early morning race at 7 a.m. The 5K and 10K race courses are USATF certified. Register early for a discounted rate.

Several Starbucks in Kansas and Missouri have unionized. How can other workers do the same?

At the south end of Mill Creek Park on a recent Sunday afternoon, near the iconic fountain by  Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, workers, allies and politicians gathered in a semicircle.  Representing Starbucks Workers United, many were clad in black shirts and holding signs such as “Unions brew better coffee” and “Reinstate fired workers.” It […] The post Several Starbucks in Kansas and Missouri have unionized. How can other workers do the same? appeared first on The Beacon.