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Steve McIntosh
December 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
Four people are dead after a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in north central Kansas early Tuesday near Abilene. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner says the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over. The cause of the accident isn't immediately known but snow was causing slick...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 7:51 pm
A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting, but he'll be eligible for parole after serving 25 years. Christopher Shawn Pattillo, 19, was sentenced Tuesday for the 2016 killing of Brian Miller, 20. Pattillo was convicted of felony first-degree murder...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 7:47 pm
The uncertainty surrounding Gov. Sam Brownback's departure after his nationally watched tax experiment came to an end was among the top 10 stories in Kansas in 2017. President Donald Trump nominated Brownback for U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom at the end of July. But...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 7:43 pm
More than 10,000 pets go through the Kansas City Pet Project shelter each year, but a big Mastiff mix with droopy eyes had a heartbreakingly long stay. Now, after 445 days, Polina finally has a home. The Kansas City Star wrote about the plight of Polina earlier this month. She was sweet but always...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 7:36 pm
Members of Kansas' Bearded Sinners Beard Club delivered stuffed animals to children in a hospital's pediatric unit two days before Christmas. The Kansas chapter of the national organization had collected donations to give Christmas gifts to three families in Topeka and Emmett. The group received so...
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Dreamstime
December 26, 2017 - 4:34 pm
Video images of a Wichita boy being severely abused months before his body was found encased in concrete in the home where he lived with his mother and her boyfriend were described in court documents backing up the mother's and boyfriend's arrests. The Wichita Eagle reports the images appear to...
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Ted Woodward
December 26, 2017 - 2:59 pm
The Kansas State football team (7-5) meets UCLA (6-6) Tuesday night in the Cactus Bowl at Chase field in downtown Phoenix. Live pre-game coverage of the game begins at 7:00 p.m. on Sports Radio KFH 1240AM and 97.5 FM. On a late-season surge, K-State has won four of its last five games, and is a 6.5...
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Ted Woodward
December 26, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Two people remain hospitalized after a Christmas crash in the south part of Wichita. At about 2:00 a.m. Monday, a police officer near Pawnee & George Washington Boulevard witnessed a Jeep Cherokee east-bound on Pawnee with a green light, getting hit by a south-bound Tahoe. A 29-year-old woman...
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