Bob's News KS Launches Offender Tracking Database 8/26/2016 6:36:38 AM Kansas is launching a centralized computer system that will give victims of crime the ability to track offenders being held in county correctional facilities. The Kansas Victim Information and Notification Everyday, or VINE, system, is a telephone and web-based system that is a free and anonymous way for people to track the status of their […] Illegal Gambling Machines Seized 8/26/2016 6:33:12 AM Wichita Police say they’ve seized dozens of illegal gambling machines from local businesses. Local police, along with the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission conducted search warrants at three different business this week. The sites were at Pawnee and Seneca, 800 West Maple, and 800 South Oliver. No arrests had been made, but police ask anyone […] Wichita Man Charged With Kidnapping Girl In St. Louis 8/26/2016 6:27:53 AM A Kansas man has been charged with kidnapping a teenage girl from St. Louis after meeting her on Facebook. The U.S. attorney’s office says 49-year-old Johnny Angel Vallejo, of Wichita, was charged Wednesday with kidnapping a minor and transporting a minor across state lines to engage in sexual activities. No attorney is listed for him […] K-State Proposes Allowing Concealed Guns 8/26/2016 6:27:00 AM Kansas State University would allow concealed firearms in all building under guidelines it is developing for complying with a state law. The Manhattan Mercury reports that a university work group is planning a Sept. 15 forum before submitting the guidelines to the Kansas Board of Regents for approval. Beginning in July 2017, the state’s public […] Police Propose More Old Town Safety Enhancements 8/25/2016 6:31:14 AM Wichita Police have recently made some traffic changes late at night in Old Town on weekends. The focus is to try to improve the safety of everyone. But now, the police department says it wants to make more changes that would include requiring clubs and bars to shut down all music 30 minutes before closing […] Emptional Testimony At Hutchinson Murder Trial 8/25/2016 6:28:04 AM Emotional testimony in a Reno County courtroom Wednesday, where a teenager is on trial for killing his mother and sister by causing a house fire. Samuel Vonachen’s father Steve took the stand yesterday. The father survived the ordeal by escaping the burning house. He said he woke up to the sound of the smoke alarm. […] Lead Poisoning Cause In Saline County Still A Mystery 8/25/2016 6:22:38 AM State health officials say they have not discovered a single cause for high lead levels found in some children in Saline County. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been investigating since routine physical exams found 32 children in and around Saline County with elevated levels of lead in their blood. The Kansas City […] State To Study Drone Usage 8/25/2016 6:21:33 AM Kansas has formed a task force that will study how state agencies can use drones in their operations. The Kansas Department of Transportation said in a news release Wednesday that the Unmanned Aerial Systems Joint Task Force will also consider how state government can help the private sector use drones effectively.