FILE - Derek Schmidt waves during an election watch party in Topeka, Kan., Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas elder abuse measure becomes law

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says elderly residents will have new protections against fraud and financial abuse under a new state law.…
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El Dorado tables homeless shelter plan

El Dorado's city commission has pushed back a decision on whether a group can operate a homeless shelter out of an abandoned motel.…
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, Steubenville High School volunteer football coach Matt Belardine, left, signs documents for court clerk Rita Thomas after entering a not guilty plea during his arraignment in Steubenville, Ohio.  (AP Photo/Herald-Star, Michael D. McElwain, File)

No contest plea expected in football rape case

A former volunteer coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party before the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players plans to plead no contest to charges connected to the case, law enforcement officials said Monday.…