The Dark State
The Sunflower State has very little sunshine for law enforcement records.
Most Kansans are unaware of their inability to see records collected about themselves or loved ones.
They're either forced to spend thousands of dollars to open them or can't afford to even try.
Three cases show what can happen when records are restricted in The Dark State.
Family, legal system at odds over jail death
The circumstances of how a woman died in a Kansas jail are in dispute. The facts listed in sealed records may be…