The Department of Justice announced today that Thong Cao and his wife, Mai Cao, will be obligated to pay $160,000 in damages and civil penalties to resolve a Fair Housing Act lawsuit alleging that Thong Cao sexually harassed numerous female tenants since at least 2009 at residential properties he owned or operated in Wichita, Kansas.
The Kansas PRIDE program has honored five communities across the state with its Community of Excellence award for their ongoing accomplishments in community development.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 21-year-old Alejandro Alvarado, of Lincoln, Nebraska, after an officer involved shooting near Larned, Kan.
Wendell P. Williams was in high school when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed. Today, like many Americans then and now, he continues to find inspiration in King’s legacy.
Richard Roman says he felt that Boulder City was giving him the shaft when it ordered him to vacate the underground refuge that has been his home for seven years, but things seemed to fall into place as he packed his belongings and moved out.
Las Vegas police have arrested the man accused of attacking a military veteran on a public bus on Dec. 13.
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Documents reveal, a sophisticated information war kept dangerous seeds on the market.
The Chambersville Volunteer Fire Department will be the site of an introductory session teaching firefighting procedures to any and all who are interested in becoming a firefighter. The session will held tonight at 6:00pm.
The Annual Martin Luther King- MLK Youth Explosion will take place at 11:45am at the Fordyce Civic Center. All are encouraged to attend.
Arkansas prison officials say a state prison inmate has died after being found hanging in his cell. The state Department of Correction says 53-year-old David Shabazz was found Saturday night in his one-man cell, hanging from a bed sheet that was wrapped around the cell’s bars.
That didn’t happen to Obama or Bush
U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, which begins next week, may pose one of the greatest political challenges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has faced in more than three decades in Congress. As usual, he is showing little sign of the pressure.
An Alaska volcano that has been rumbling since midsummer shot ash about 5 miles (8 km) into the sky on Sunday, triggering a warning to aviators and dusting one small fishing village, officials reported.
Lea Evron, 85, has only fragments of memories of the fur factory and the three-story apartment building her family owned before World War Two in Zywiec, a small town in southern Poland.
A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week’s Davos meeting of business and political leaders.
North Korea’s new foreign minister is a former defense commander with little diplomatic experience, spotlighting leader Kim Jong Un’s reliance on party and military loyalists at a sensitive time amid stalled U.S. talks, analysts in Seoul said on Monday.
Toward the end of 2018, Adam Serwer wrote a piece for The Atlantic that has since become a definitive assessment of the Trump era: The Cruelty Is the Point.
The government has routinely lied about the progress it has made in its 18-year Afghanistan war and reconstruction efforts.
A prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was arrested by police, his organization said on Monday, after a protest he helped organize in the financial district a day earlier turned violent with officers firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.
President Donald Trump sought on Sunday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that a trade agreement he signed with Beijing will lead to major purchases of U.S. agricultural products.
The trial date for a Fordyce, Nebraska, man accused of stabbing and critically wounding another man is being pushed back.
There will be at least two new faces on the Yankton City Commission come this spring.
The Madison County sheriff’s office in Nebraska is warning the public of a man falsely claiming to be a deputy.
South Dakota lawmakers are considering a ban of a number of flavors of vaping products in order to curb usage among teens.
A new survey of bankers suggests the economy is growing in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, including Nebraska and South Dakota.
Two police officers in Hawaii were shot by an assailant who remained at large on Sunday in a residential neighborhood not far from busy Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu, local media reported.
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders attempted over the weekend to tamp down a weeklong disagreement over whether Sanders told Warren in a 2018 private meeting that a woman could not beat Republican President Donald Trump in 2020.
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday.
Valley Police Officer Receives Medal of Valor
The top Republican in Virginia’s lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias planning to attend swore they were coming in peace.
The Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government.
Former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for the impeachment of Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1998, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial defense team, Trump’s legal team and a source said on Friday.
Hundreds of Central Americans gathered on the Guatemala-Mexico border on Sunday, aiming to cross en masse early on Monday in what could prove a stiff test of the Mexican government’s pledge to satisfy U.S. demands to curb migrant flows.
Lt. Andy Simmons served in the Navy
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company to delay its final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.
No injuries were reported in a fire Sunday morning in a vacant downtown Las Vegas building.
There are still no firm plans for downloading the cockpit and flight data from a Ukrainian airliner which was shot down by Iran 10 days ago, Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) said on Sunday.
Iran is seeking to examine the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that was shot down this month, the official IRNA news agency reported, denying an earlier report that a decision had been taken to send the plane’s recorders to Ukraine.
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a dramatic emergency landing on Sunday to test a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule
The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month were brought back to Ukraine on Sunday in a solemn ceremony at Kiev airport.
Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Gulf airlines still fly in Iraqi and Iranian airspace and to cities in both countries, even as other international carriers have rerouted planes since the United States and Iran traded military strikes.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Las Vegas on Saturday as part of the Empowering Women March 2020.
China said on Sunday that 17 more people had become infected with a new coronavirus strain, fanning fears it will spread further as hundreds of millions of people travel to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.
A 17-year-old girl died following a crash Saturday afternoon on the 215 Beltway in Henderson, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a violent robbery that happened Wednesday in downtown Las Vegas.
Firefighters extinguished a structure fire Saturday at a commercial building in southwest Las Vegas.
One person was injured Saturday after being shot at least once in the leg in downtown Las Vegas.