OVERBROOK, Kan. (AP) - Two people are in custody after a standoff in Osage County that lasted nearly seven hours. Authorities say the standoff began yesterday afternoon when Shawnee County officers tried to serve a warrant at an apartment in Overbrook. One man was arrested last night after authorities forced their way into his apartment. Another person was arrested earlier in the afternoon.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after Riley County police shot and wounded a man outside a Manhattan hotel. Police were called to the Quality Inn and Suites yesterday morning on reports someone was firing shots outside the hotel. A Riley County police spokesman says officers shot the man after he ignored orders to drop his weapon.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita will allow concealed guns in nearly all of its city-owned buildings including libraries, recreational centers and the Wichita Art Museum. The city council voted yesterday to allow people carrying concealed guns in all but 16 of 107 city-owned buildings. Guns will be banned at City Hall, Mid-Continent Airport buildings, police buildings and city housing department facilities.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) - Tobacco will not be banned at Garden City Community College after all. The college's board of trustees was told yesterday that a committee recommends designating smoking areas on the campus. The original proposal was to ban tobacco across the campus, but a panel of faculty, staff and students opted for the designated smoking areas.
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