CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. - A Riverton woman was sentenced last week for operating a methamphetamine lab along with children in the home. Officers say Shayna Nichole Cowgill-Wittenmyer, 37, of Riverton, received an 8-year prison term last week in Cherokee County District Court after pleading to Possessing Meth with Intent to Distribute and Aggravated Child Endangerment. Click here if you would like to read more.

PITTSBURG, Kan. - The Pittsburg Police Department launches new technology that allows the community to text 911 rather than just call. The new texting system allows operators to equally fast responding to texts or calls. The police department says the system can improved communication with people who have disabilities and victims who do not have the ability to verbally call for help. There are some limitations to the service.