Details of KC man’s harrowing kidnapping and escape are revealed

Court documents filed in the case of a south Kansas City man who was carjacked last week reveal a harrowing ordeal at the hands of armed assailants and the 67-year-old’s desperate escape in a St. Louis suburb. Robert C. Caldwell, 25, is now charged in U.S. District Court in Kansas City with carjacking, using a firearm during a violent crime and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

University of Kansas

One year after uncertain future, Devonte’ Graham enjoying life as KU point guard

One year after he fought to be released from a scholarship to chase a dream playing at a major college basketball program, Devonte’ Graham is free. He is a freshman guard at Kansas, a quiet difference-maker, one reason the ninth-ranked Jayhawks are 5-1 in the Big 12 and sitting atop the conference standings as they travel to TCU on Wednesday (8 p.m. on ESPNU).

Government & Politics

Lobbyists got a sneak peek at Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget

Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director used a private email account to share a working version of the governor’s proposed budget with two lobbyists three weeks before it was unveiled to lawmakers. Budget director Shawn Sullivan sent a draft of the proposal to the private emails of the governor’s former chief of staff, David Kensinger, and his former campaign manager, Mark Dugan, both of whom are lobbyists.

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