TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - An analysis shows Kansas school districts with the lowest property valuations would benefit the most from any new money resulting from last week's state Supreme Court ruling on school finance. The state education department estimates lawmakers need to spend $129 million to fully comply with Friday's ruling.
OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) - A detective says a man accused of killing four people at a Kansas farm told investigators one of the victims took the first shot at another victim after a fight over rent. The detective has testified at a hearing for Kyle Flack, who's charged with capital murder in last spring's killings in Ottawa.
OBERLIN, Kan. (AP) - Police officers in northwest Kansas have been involved in a fatal shooting. An officer and a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper were investigating possible criminal activity in Oberlin on Monday when a fleeing suspect fired at them and they shot and killed the man.
(Information in the following story is from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com . Not for online use in Wichita market)
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas transportation officials are considering a new plan for widening U.S. 50 between Dodge City and Cimarron that would save the Point of Rocks. The plan would reroute the highway around the rock formation and add at least $15 million to the price tag.
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