WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity after a deadly shooting at a Wichita fitness center will be moved to a residential care home. A Sedgwick County judge ruled yesterday that 53-year-old Gary Cox is still mentally ill, but is stable enough to be moved from a state hospital to a care home near Fredonia. Cox opened fire on a group of men at a Nautilus Fitness Center in February 1987.
GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - A central Kanas camp will remain closed into the fall after a fire heavily damaged the dining hall. The cause of Saturday's blaze at Camp Aldrich in Barton County is still under investigation. Barton Community College spokesman Joe Vinduska says investigators determined the camp is unsafe for the public.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - The wife of Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce has been granted diversion and fined for a driving under the influence case. Sarah Bruce will be given at least six months to complete requirements of her diversion. Bruce was arrested in December 2013 in Hutchinson after a traffic accident.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The fate of a bill that would lower the amount required for investment in a destination casino in southeast Kansas rests with Governor Sam Brownback. The deadline for signing the bill is today. The measure would lower the investment requirement for construction of a state-owned casino in either Cherokee or Crawford county.
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