More than100 victims of violent crime will share a portion of nearly $300,000 in compensation.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board awarded 106 victims a total of nearly $283,000.
The assistance decisions were made at the board's December meeting.
Awards were made in 46 new cases and expenses were paid in 60 previously submitted cases.
The program is designed to help victims of violent crime pay for expenses like medical treatment, counseling, loss wages, funerals and dependent support related to a violent crime.
***the kansas attorney general's office administers the program...