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Kyle James back in jail

Updated: 2013-07-20T22:50:06Z

Kyle James, the son of Kansas City Mayor Sly James, was back in the Johnson County jail on Thursday for again violating terms of his probation stemming from a 2009 driving-under-the-influence case.

James, 24, appeared in Johnson County District Court on Wednesday and acknowledged he had violated his probation. The nature of the violation is not specified in on-line court records.

James initially was granted diversion in the case. That was revoked after a 2011 incident in Kansas City. He was sentenced to 180 days but placed on probation. An incident last year in Kansas City, Kan., prompted Johnson County prosecutors to seek to revoke his probation.

He was jailed in March for probation violations of consuming alcohol and not submitting to a urinalysis. He was placed on work-release. He was arrested again in June for failure to comply, and he posted $2,500 bond.

James’ next court date is Nov. 20.

| Matt Campbell, mcampbell@kcstar.com

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