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August 15, 2018 - 10:21 pm
Police are investigating a shooting in south Wichita. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening in the area of Ross Parkway and Roosevelt. Police describe the situation as either a drive-by or walk-by shooting near a playground. Shots were fired and a child was taken to an area hospital with...
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August 15, 2018 - 10:13 pm
New federal charges have been filed against Sedgwick Co. Commissioner Michael O'Donnell According to documents filed this past Tuesday, O'Donnell is charged with 26 counts, including 23 counts of wire fraud and 3 counts of money laundering. KSN News reports that the documents allege O'Donnell took...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Two nurse midwives are trying to overturn a Kansas law prohibiting them from practicing without physician oversight after they lost the ability to deliver babies at a hospital. The Kansas City Star reports that Kara Winkler and Julie Gorenc have filed a federal lawsuit that says requiring nurse...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:06 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 435 died when his truck collided with a semi-trailer truck. The patrol says the Ford truck was going north in the southbound lanes early Wednesday near Lenexa when it collided nearly head on with the tractor-trailer. The Ford...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:02 pm
An Overland Park, Kansas, official admits he was mistaken about who paid for a $132,000 sculpture at the city's community center that was damaged by a young boy. City spokesman Sean Reilly said in July that the insurance company for the family of a boy, 5, who damaged the sculpture paid for the...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:32 pm
Officials say a guard at a northeast Kansas juvenile detention facility has been placed on leave after a teen was injured so severely that his mother said he required emergency brain surgery. Franklin County juvenile services director Ken Halliburton told The Associated Press that the Kansas Bureau...
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Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP
August 15, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Democrats in Kansas might be cheering that President Donald Trump's pick for governor — Secretary of State Kris Kobach — has emerged from a fiercely contested primary. But they face considerable challenges as they look to take back the governor's mansion after eight years of Republican control...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:47 pm
An Overland Park, Kansas, official admits he was mistaken about who paid for a $132,000 sculpture at the city's community center that was damaged by a young boy. City spokesman Sean Reilly said in July that the insurance company for the family of a 5-year-old boy who damaged the sculpture paid for...
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August 15, 2018 - 2:18 pm
Two nurse midwives are trying to overturn a Kansas law prohibiting them from practicing without physician oversight after they lost the ability to deliver babies at a hospital. Kara Winkler and Julie Gorenc have filed a federal lawsuit saying that requiring nurse practitioners to practice under a...
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