Local News

August 15, 2019 - 6:12 pm
A former Lawrence police officer has been sentenced to 12 months of probation for threatening another driver with a gun on a suburban Kansas City highway in a case of road rage. Jeffrey Brian Holtzman, 35, faces up to five months in prison if he violates the terms of the probation under the...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:05 pm
A Kansas man has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of a woman who was his son's mother. Bradley Aue had been charged with second-degree murder in the May 2018 death of Sierra Craft-McGee, 26, in Wellington. A Sumner County jury on Wednesday found Aue guilty of the lesser...
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August 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm
A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in a hotel shootout in Lawrence that killed one man and injured two others. Shawn Smith, 20, was sentenced Wednesday to 32 months for robbery. Smith was originally charged with first-degree felony murder...
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August 15, 2019 - 5:56 pm
The latest monthly survey of bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states indicates a shrinking rural economy, and 3/4 of bankers said President Donald Trump's trade policies are having a negative effect on their local economies. The Rural Mainstreet survey released Thursday shows the its...
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KSN News
August 15, 2019 - 12:44 pm
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) has arrested 23-year-old Kimberly Compass of Wichita for felony murder regarding the death of her son, 2-year-old Zayden Jaynesahkluah. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Friday May 31, officers responded to an assist EMS call at the Sunset Motel in the 2300 block of...
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August 15, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell and Wichita Public Works & Utilities staff provided an ozone update today. To date, the city remains in compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards thanks to preventative actions taken by residents and businesses. However the risk of violating...
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August 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
Tyson officials say a spark from welding during maintenance is the likely cause of a fire that damaged the company's plant in Holcomb. Tyson representatives met Wednesday with state and other government officials to discuss Friday night's fire, which caused extensive damage. No one was injured...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:31 pm
Police have found a woman's body in Arkansas after police fatally shot her estranged husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas. Police in Overland Park, Kansas, said Wednesday that the body of Sylvia Ussery-Pearson, 49, was found Tuesday night in Arkansas Benton County. The...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:25 pm
A judge has found prosecutors in the U.S. attorney's office in Kansas City, Kansas, improperly listened to recorded communications between inmates and their defense attorneys in a ruling that could upend hundreds of federal convictions and sentences. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson in a ruling...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Kansas City, Kansas, police say a child shot while riding in the back of a vehicle has died. A man who was in the backseat was in serious but stable condition after also being shot Tuesday. Their ages and names have not been released. The man told police that people he didn't know fired at their...
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