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Steve McIntosh
November 16, 2018 - 9:50 am
The Wichita Police Department has arrested 35-year-old Bryant Douglas, Jr. of Wichita on charges of attempted 1st-degree murder, aggravated domestic battery, felon in possession of a firearm and a Kansas Department of Corrections warrant. Thursday, police asked for the public's help in locating...
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November 16, 2018 - 4:07 am
The federal public defender's office has asked for 67 inmates to be released from federal prison and plans to also seek freedom for more than 150 others because authorities at a Kansas prison secretly recorded conversations between the prisoners and their attorneys that are supposed to be private...
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November 15, 2018 - 11:13 pm
A Newton high school student has been arrested, accused of sex crimes on school grounds. Samuel Loomis, 18, was booked into the Harvey County jail on suspicion of rape and unvoluntary sexual relatios. Police say the rape happened on November 5, in a school parking lot. Investigators said Loomis and...
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November 15, 2018 - 10:49 pm
Fire damaged a home in south Wichita. It happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. Thursday night in the 1700 block of south Wichita, near Harry and Broadway. Fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the home as they arrived. The fire was quickly brought under control. There were no injuries. A cause...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
The Wichita Police Department on Thursday, presented an aggravated battery case to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, leading to an active arrest warrant being issued for Bryant Douglas, Jr., 35, on charges of attempted 1st-degree murder, aggravated domestic battery and felon in...
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Photo: Sen. Jerry Moran
November 15, 2018 - 9:33 pm
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on Thursday released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Kansan Michelle ‘Miki’ Bowman on a bipartisan 64-34 vote to serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:26 pm
A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas said he belongs to "the master race" as he critiqued a land-use proposal by a black city planner at a board meeting. Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy Tuesday in response to the presentation by...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:15 pm
A Kansas man who was growing marijuana on an island in the Neosho River has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Scott Joseph Skibo, 55, of Chetopa, was sentenced Thursday for unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:03 pm
A Kansas City nurse decided to donate a kidney to a patient, triggering a series of events that led to three people getting new organs in the first kidney donation chain collaboration between Children's Mercy and University of Kansas hospitals. Children's Mercy nurse Christa Jordan wanted to donate...
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