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Stories with person: Derek Schmidt
  • 3 top prosecutors: Don't send us Guantanamo detainees 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 3:42 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Top prosecutors in three states being assessed as potential future homes for Guantanamo Bay detainees implored the Obama administration on Wednesday not to send the prisoners to their states.

  • Convicted serial killer's Kansas death sentence upheld 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 8:17 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court refused on Friday to remove a serial killer from death row who trolled for victims online, marking the first time the court has upheld a death sentence since Kansas reinstated capital punishment in 1994.

  • Kansas Supreme Court to take up school funding case 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 6:39 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A case that has the potential to increase funding for Kansas schools goes before the state Supreme Court on Friday, the same day that economists, legislative researchers and officials in Gov. Sam Brownback's administration are expected to announce new, more pessimistic revenue projections.