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Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders was sentenced to 27 months in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday for his role in engineering an illegal... [Read More]
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A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced disgraced former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders to 27 months in prison for his role in engineering an illegal... [Read More]
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Two decades after the safety board first sounded an alarm, NHTSA has yet to publish a proposed regulation, much less put one in effect. [Read More]
Tags: Deadly - NHTSA - truck
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Federal prosecutors oppose probation for Mike Sanders and say the former Jackson County executive should serve 18 to 24 months in prison for spending campaign... [Read More]
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Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders is asking for leniency in the lead-up to his sentencing next week. He pleaded guilty in January to one... [Read More]
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More than 4,300 people were killed in accidents involving semis and other large trucks in 2016, a 28 percent increase over 2009, according to the... [Read More]
Tags: fatal - truck - crashes
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Technology could be the key to preventing hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries annually from rear-end truck crashes. But federal regulators haven't acted to... [Read More]
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Technology could be the key to preventing hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries annually from rear-end truck crashes. But federal regulators haven't acted to... [Read More]
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Accidents involving semis and other large trucks are increasing at almost three times the rate of deadly crashes overall. More than 4,300 people were killed... [Read More]
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A judge ruled Friday that the Jackson County Legislature was within its rights last year to strip County Executive Frank White of his authority to... [Read More]
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Frank White has vetoed ballot language for a set of proposed changes to the Jackson County charter, setting up a possible veto override vote on... [Read More]
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Jackson County Democratic Party insiders on Tuesday chose Sheriff Darryl Forte as their nominee to run against Republican challenger David Bernal in the November election. [Read More]
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Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders, a democrat, faces up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine when he's sentenced next month... [Read More]
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With only 191 votes separating them, Kris Kobach and Gov. Jeff Colyer, now look to thousands of uncounted provisional and mail-in ballots for a final... [Read More]
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Voters gave embattled Jackson County Executive Frank White a big boost toward his first full four-year term while favoring incumbents in other races in Jackson,... [Read More]
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A judge ruled Tuesday that next week's primary election for Jackson County sheriff was set illegally, which means party insiders will choose the general election... [Read More]
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Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker on Monday urged the county legislature to transfer responsibility for the troubled jail to the sheriff's office, now headed... [Read More]
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At a time when kids are traumatized by the threat of school shootings, many parents felt it was "insensitive" for Kansas Secretary of State Kris... [Read More]
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One of the victims killed in a quadruple fatality crash in Kansas City Friday was en route to see his newborn baby, the man's father... [Read More]
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Kris Kobach said he probably will use the jeep with a mounted replica machine gun again during his campaign for governor, even after it sparked... [Read More]
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