Richard Hanna

Family of boy killed on Kansas waterslide settles with park

The family of a Kansas lawmaker's 10-year-old son killed last summer on what was billed as the world's tallest water slide reached a settlement Wednesday with the park's owner and the raft's manufacturer.

Terms of the deal filed in Kansas' Johnson County District Court involving Caleb Schwab's family were not released.

Messages left by The Associated Press with one of the family's attorneys, Michael Rader, and with Caleb's father, Republican state Rep. Scott Schwab, were not immediately returned. Scott Schwab did not attend Wednesday's legislative session.

"The Schwab family remains determined to hold all those responsible for this tragedy accountable, while...

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