News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police say a 10-month-old girl died after being left in a hot car outside a house in Wichita. Officers found the girl unresponsive inside the car yesterday evening. The girl was a foster child of two men who lived in a house where the car was parked. They were taken in for questioning.

KINGMAN, Kan. (AP) - Engineers are trying to determine why a vacant building partially collapsed in downtown Kingman. City manager Emily Graf says no one was injured in yesterday's collapse. Graf says the building was constructed in 1890. The block has been closed to protect the safety of citizens.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Advocates of reducing penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Wichita turned in petitions seeking to have the question put on the November ballot. Petition organizers say they collected more than 5,800 signatures, more than twice the number needed to put the issue to a vote. The proponents want to reduce the penalty for possession from the current maximum of a year in jail and a $2,500 fine to a $25 fine with no jail time.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court is preparing to announce whether it's upholding the death sentences and capital murder convictions of two brothers over the shootings of four people in Wichita. The high court plans to release decisions today on the appeals of Jonathan and Reginald Carr. The brothers are among seven condemned murderers in Kansas, but the Supreme Court has yet to uphold such a death sentence since the state re-established capital punishment in 1994.

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