LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Lawrence police are searching for a University of Kansas student from Peru who hasn't been seen since early Saturday. Twenty-three-year-old Gianfranco Villagomez was last seen walking near 9th and Michigan streets in Lawrence. His girlfriend reported his missing.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Officials are investigating the cause of a deadly house fire in Wichita. Firefighters found the body of an elderly man yesterday while battling the blaze. It was the 10th fire death in Wichita this year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Officials say at least five house fires in the Kansas City metro area over the weekend were caused by problems with fireplaces. No one was injured in any of the fires. A fire at a Shawnee, Kan., home yesterday caused $130,000 in damage. Firefighters in Kansas City, Kan., responded to two blazes Saturday that started in chimney flues or around fireplaces.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Topeka high school has been testing students' hair to determine if they've been using drugs. Hayden High School started testing students for drug use more than a year ago. Officials say if a sample comes back positive, the school contacts parents and the student is barred from participating in or attending the school's extracurricular activities for a month.
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