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May 23, 2019 - 9:41 am
Hundreds of people are changing their Memorial Day plans due to flooding at Cheney Lake. Cheney Park Ranger Mitchell Schwartz tells KSNW-TV he has cancelled more than 300 reservations. He says on a typical Memorial Day they might have 40,000 people at the lake, but this one is going to be a little...
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May 23, 2019 - 8:26 am
A 56-year-old man, dealing with mental issues, was shot and killed by police at the MacArthur's Lake Apartments complex this morning. KSN News reports it happened in the 700 block of West MacArthur. SWAT was called in after a man started firing shots. Police tried to make phone contact with the man...
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May 23, 2019 - 8:05 am
Two barges broke loose and floated swiftly down the swollen Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma on Wednesday, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened to hit a dam. The emergency was the latest consequence of storms and torrential rains that have ravaged the Midwest, from Texas through Oklahoma...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:58 am
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive tornado moved over Jefferson City shortly before...
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May 22, 2019 - 7:49 pm
A clinic in Wichita stopped providing telemedicine abortions months ago because it concluded that the legal climate remains uncertain despite a judge's order saying the state couldn't stop them. The Trust Women Foundation was back in state court Wednesday for a hearing on its request for another...
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May 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
A Salina man has been found not guilty of animal abuse charges stemming from the seizure of 189 animals. A Saline County jury deliberated less than an hour after a five-day trial of Matthew Fullen, 41, before returning the verdict Tuesday. The animals were seized in April 2018 from a pasture in...
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May 22, 2019 - 7:09 pm
The State of Kansas is no longer opposing Planned Parenthood after the origination sued the state when a former administration vowed to defund the organization. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment notified the organization in May 2016 that its Medicaid contract would be ending. A Kansas...
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Steve Boyer
May 22, 2019 - 11:55 am
Wichita Police responded to a disturbance call with shots fired Tuesday at around 2:00 PM in the 800 block of South Terrace. Upon arrival, officers noticed the home had multiple gunshots fired into it. Police interviewed the occupants of the home, a 20 year-old female and an 18 year-old male who...
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May 22, 2019 - 11:06 am
Parts of Missouri and Kansas are cleaning up from severe storms that churned up tornadoes and caused renewed flooding concerns. River levels were again rising Wednesday along rivers and creeks one day after storms demolished a racetrack grandstand and damaged buildings in a wild animal park in...
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May 22, 2019 - 11:01 am
Oklahoma was bracing Wednesday for more rain, with parts of the state already flooded following days of severe weather that's blamed for at least three deaths after also battering Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. "The biggest concern is more rain. I mean, there's more rain in the forecast for Tulsa, for...
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