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April 25, 2019 - 5:35 am
Family members and law enforcement in Wisconsin are asking for help locating a missing 21-year-old man. Kyle Kraemer went missing from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin on April 18th. He was last seen on Friday the 19th in Omaha, Nebraska. On Wednesday, April 24th Kraemer's family received information from a...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:30 am
One woman is dead after a crash on Kansas Highway 4 in Jefferson County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened after 7:35 Wednesday morning on K-4 2 miles north of Valley Falls. A car and a semi were southbound, and the car attempted to pass the semi. The driver of the car lost control...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:25 am
Cowley County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash. It happened Wednesday in the 2000 block of U.S. 160 around just before 7 a.m. Sheriff's deputies said the investigation revealed a van owned by Best Cabs out of Wichita was traveling east and crossed the center line and hit a...
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April 24, 2019 - 10:23 pm
Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a northeast Wichita pond. Police were called around 4:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon to a submersion in the 3200 block of north Toben. That's near K-96 and Web Road behind Candlewood Suites and next to Menards. Investigators say they believe the...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly and top Kansas legislators have met to try to break a stalemate on expanding Medicaid in the state. Negotiations failed Wednesday because Kelly contends that lawmakers approve a plan this year and the GOP leaders insist on waiting until next year. Kelly set aside four hours for...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:23 pm
A former Linn County Attorney has admitted that he stole equipment worth an estimated $75,000 from the county. John Sutherland, 68, of Mound City, pleaded guilty Wednesday to mail fraud and lying to investigators. Sutherland was Linn County Attorney for 20 years before becoming an assistant...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:15 pm
A Civil War-era port of entry into Kansas and stop along the Underground Railroad has received a special designation from the National Park Service. Federal lawmakers joined local officials Tuesday to celebrate that the Quindaro ruins are now a National Commemorative Site. U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:06 pm
Court documents say one of three teens charged in suburban Kansas City killing later told someone who resisted his car theft attempt that "the last person who said that lost his life." The affidavit released Tuesday in the case against Matthew Lee Bibee Jr., 18, says he tried to steal the car on...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:15 pm
A Los Angeles woman has been charged with smuggling more than 60 lbs.of methamphetamine into Kansas. The U.S. attorney's office says Maria Alvarez-Buenrostro, 46, was indicted Tuesday on one count of possession with intent to distribute. The indictment says Kansas Highway Patrol troopers found 33...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A fourth-grade student has his school nurse and an aide to thank for saving him from choking on a chicken nugget. The Maize Board of Education recognized nurse Stephany McClellan and paraprofessional Glen Shafer at this month's meeting. The district says they took turns administering the Heimlich...
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