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May 07, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating what led to a 40-year-old man being shot during a confrontation with Labette County Sheriff's deputies. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is reviewing that incident that happened in Mound Valley, Kansas, around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Initial...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 5:46 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Some Kansas lawmakers and animal welfare advocates are holding up a bill increasing fees on pet stores, breeders and kennels in hopes that they can also pass more stringent oversight of breeders. House and Senate negotiators couldn't agree last week on a bill increasing fees and...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 11:58 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas native has hiked the length of the Continental Divide, canoed the Missouri River and biked from South America's Andes through tropical forests and deserts into Texas. The Kansas City Star reports 32-year-old Sara Dykman now is trying to add another 10,000-mile bike...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 11:52 am
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — An eastern Kansas teenager is facing animal cruelty charges related to three guinea pigs supposedly abandoned in rural areas, including one found in a mailbox. Lyon County prosecutors have charged the 17-year-old girl with three counts of animal cruelty. Her name has not been...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 10:12 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A sniper who terrorized downtown Wichita more than 40 years ago is going before a parole board this month. The Wichita Eagle reports that the case of 59-year-old Michael Soles will be among several to be considered during a May 17 meeting in Kansas City, Kansas. Soles became...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 8:59 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - An accident Saturday afternoon left a motorcycle driver with serious injuries. The accident occurred near Pawnee and Greenwich when a car and motorcycle collided. The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital in serious condition while the driver of the car was not...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 2:04 am
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A developer says a former Kansas missile silo converted into a luxury condo is sold out, though he's not saying who has bought the spaces in hopes of having peace of mind during a possible disaster. Larry Hall tells KAKE-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pG74UV ) that units inside the so-...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 1:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The grandmother of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2015 is pushing for tougher regulations of home schools in the state. Adrian Jones was supposed to be getting schooling at home from the father and stepmother who are now headed for prison for his...
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Dreamstime
May 07, 2017 - 1:10 am
HAYS, Kan. (AP) — A bull that escaped from a Kansas veterinarian who owned it spent about 20 minutes on the loose before being shot and killed by a police officer after attempts to corral and sedate the animal failed. Police in Hays say no people were injured after the bull's escape Saturday,...
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Max Power
May 06, 2017 - 8:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KNSS) — Back To back home runs by Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor with two outs in the ninth inning Gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals this afternoon at Kaufman Stadium. Cleveland reliever Andrew Miller picked up his second win of the year...
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