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August 22, 2019 - 10:21 pm
A Wichita teenager has been arrested after creating security concennes at an elementary school. Police say there was a disturbance at Truesdell Middle School, in the 2400 block of south Glenn, Thusday afternoon. That situation caused nearby Woodman Elememtary, in the 2500 block of south Hiram, near...
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August 22, 2019 - 6:53 pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that a former Kansas county prosecutor cannot claim absolute immunity from lawsuits filed by a man who spent nearly sixteen years in prison for a murder he did not commit. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling...
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August 22, 2019 - 6:47 pm
The Kansas state prisons chief has abolished a list of 7,000 banned books and adopted a policy that allows for the review and appeal of confiscated publications. Jeff Zmuda became the Department of Corrections acting secretary last month. Under Zmuda's policy adopted July 30, mailroom employees...
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August 22, 2019 - 6:35 pm
A federal judge in Kansas has ruled that a law making it a crime to "encourage" or "induce" immigrants to enter the country illegally is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia issued his ruling from the bench Wednesday before throwing out the convictions of Jose Felipe Hernandez-...
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August 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Authorities have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting in western Kansas. The Finney County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the suspect is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder, possession of a stimulant, hallucinogens and paraphernalia and a parole violation. The release says...
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Wichita Baseball 2020
Ted Woodward
August 22, 2019 - 3:14 pm
The Triple-A baseball franchise coming to Wichita is ramping up the process for unveiling the team name. Thus far on social media, the team has released two of about a half-dozen would-be names and color schemes for the team. But leading up to the official announcement in mid-November, these...
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Ted Woodward
August 22, 2019 - 2:48 pm
A man has been arrested in the north part of Wichita in a domestic-violence case of attempted murder. On Wednesday morning, police responded to a hospital, where a victim reported she'd been assaulted. The 34-year-old woman told them her boyfriend strangled and battered her, causing injuries. The...
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Drone inspecting power lines
KNSS News
August 22, 2019 - 5:35 am
State officials say Kansas will be the first state to test out federally approved long-distance drone flights. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, the state’s test program will start outside of Salina using drones to inspect power lines. The Federal Aviation Administration agreed...
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