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September 29, 2020 - 1:06 pm
Two Topeka police officers who fatally shot a black man as he fled from them after a struggle that revealed he was armed have been removed from a federal lawsuit accusing them of using excessive force.
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September 29, 2020 - 11:36 am
A man from Mexico who has been deported six times was sentenced today to 10 months in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Perfecto Morales-Santiago, 42, who has been living in Kansas City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully re-entering the United States after being...
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September 29, 2020 - 10:58 am
A group of historians wants the National Park Service to incorporate locations in South Carolina into its site in Kansas dedicated to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared school segregation illegal. The Post and Courier reports that historians and family members of those who fought...
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September 29, 2020 - 10:51 am
A former employee of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, has won a $125,000 settlement after her boss was convicted of grabbing her by the shirt and pushing her into a wall. The Kansas City Star reports that the Unified Government also apologized to Madeline Waldeck for...
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September 29, 2020 - 10:45 am
Officials say criminals have targeted Kansas’ unemployment system in a multibillion dollar fraud scheme that has delayed relief payments to thousands of people around the state who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. The acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Labor, Ryan Wright,...
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September 29, 2020 - 10:28 am
McConnell Air Force Base closed its gates Tuesday morning due to what the base called a security incident.
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September 29, 2020 - 9:47 am
Three officials guiding Sedgwick County’s response to the coronavirus pandemic ... including the county manager Tom Stolz ... have come down with COVID-19 themselves. Stolz says he hasn’t been to the office since testing positive a week ago and he began experiencing noticeable symptoms Friday...
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September 28, 2020 - 9:27 pm
A member of a Traviesos street gang in Kansas City was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release.
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September 28, 2020 - 9:20 pm
The Wichita Police Department in collaboration with Sedgwick County Juvenile Services, has created a WPD Juvenile Intervention Unit.
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September 28, 2020 - 8:52 pm
Kansas is reporting another seven-day record for new coronavirus cases, with 16% of the tests for the virus during that period coming back positive.
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