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January 01, 2017 - 4:43 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - An overnight robbery left a 15-year-old in critical condition and one suspect in custody. Sgt. Joe Kennedy with WPD says two teenagers were walking down 21st Street when a vehicle pulled in front of them. Five to six people got out of the vehicle and, after a short conversation, one...
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January 01, 2017 - 3:34 pm
HARPER COUNTY, Kan. - Kansas Highway Patrol released a statement about a deadly vehicle collision crossing K-2 in Harper County. 29-year-old Dean Melton was driving west on K-2 around 10 a.m. Sunday morning, KHP reports say, when his car went left of the center line and collided with another car. A...
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January 01, 2017 - 2:06 pm
SAN DIEGO — Alex Smith threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Kansas City Chiefs clinched the AFC West title and a first-round playoff bye with a 37-27 victory Sunday against the Chargers in perhaps the final NFL game in San Diego. The Chiefs (12-4) clinched the division with the win...
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January 01, 2017 - 1:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan.- A 19-year-old is connected to and has been charged in a deadly shooting in east Wichita last week. Andrew Bull was charged with first degree murder and distribution of marijuana on Thursday. The shooting occurred at around 11 p.m. Friday, December 23, at 166 South Rock Road. Lt. Todd...
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January 01, 2017 - 9:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Landry Shamet and Darral Willis Jr. each scored 15 points to lead Wichita State to a 100-66 thrashing of Bradley on Sunday in a game where 16 Shockers got playing time. The game was never in doubt as Wichita State (12-3, 2-0) grabbed a 13-0 lead capped by back-to-back 3s by Markis...
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January 01, 2017 - 6:47 am
SALINA, Kan. — A Salina woman has left more than $300,000 to support a festival that runs in the central Kansas town where she's lived for about three decades. Jeri Sparks, who died in March, left a $321,975 bequest from her trust fund to the Smoky Hill River Festival. The Salina Journal reports (...
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December 31, 2016 - 8:11 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita police are investigating after a drive-by shooting on the city’s south side early Friday morning that left one woman critically injured. Sedgwick County dispatchers report officers were called to the 2600 block of East Wilma, near Harry and George Washington Boulevard...
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December 31, 2016 - 7:19 pm
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. – A man is dead and home is destroyed following a fire early Saturday morning. The Arkansas City Fire Department was called to the home of 63-year-old Ed Endorf, in the 400 block of South 10th Street around midnight. Fire crews arrived to find the house fully engulfed in flames...
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December 31, 2016 - 6:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas appeals panel says a former detective with post-traumatic stress disorder is entitled to disability benefits. The Lawrence Journal-World reports ( http://j.mp/2iQkWas ) the case involved Paul Hudson, a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who suffered from post-...
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December 31, 2016 - 6:49 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Junior center Evan Maxwell has decided to transfer from Kansas without ever appearing in a game. Jayhawks coach Bill Self announced the decision Saturday. Maxwell spent his first two years at Liberty, where he averaged 10 points and 4.8 rebounds as a sophomore, and was sitting out...
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