This KCK elected official is one of the best in Kansas and continues his work to protect youngsters after a horrific abuse case led to one of the most shocking local murders in memory . . . Rep. Luis Ruiz (D - Kansas City, Kansas) introduced the bill, saying often times when social workers visit a home, the parents will claim the child isn't there. His legislation mandates a wellness check.

Read more:

KS lawmakers to try again on bill to prevent children abuse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been nearly two years since the world learned about the painful life little Adrian Jones lived. Adrian was just 7 years-old when his dad and stepmom tortured him to death in their Wyandotte County home. Now, there could soon be a new piece of legislation in Adrian's name.