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March 06, 2017 - 8:03 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A teenage boy was shot and killed in the southeast part of Wichita, east of Harry & Hillside. Police Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says it happened late Friday night in the 1700 block of S. Yale; there were three males in the residence, ages 16, 42, and 25. There was no disturbance inside...
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March 06, 2017 - 4:23 am
WICHITA, Kan. - At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will discuss setting up a special taxing district to finance development of the river corridor, near downtown Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News property taxes in the district will finance a new baseball stadium, along with...
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March 05, 2017 - 11:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas. Chance Hayes is Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wichita. Hayes was a guest last weekend on Issues 2017 on KNSS. Click here for a podcast of the program. "We get out and give 130 presentations a...
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March 05, 2017 - 11:19 pm
PARSONS, Kan. - A teenager is dead and 2 other injured after a traffic accident in Neosho County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a pickup truck was eastbound on 10th road northwest of Parsons, Kansas just before 4 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree, and rolled over...
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March 05, 2017 - 2:01 pm
NEWTON, Kan. – The Newton Police Department and the Harvey County Sheriff’s Department plan to revive the disbanded Harvey County Drug Task Force. The force was disbanded five years ago due to grant money no longer being available. Following the loss of funds, one detective has been investigating...
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March 05, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — A small earthquake was felt in parts of south-central Kansas Sunday, but no damage was reported. The Wichita Eagle reports the U.S. Geological Survey recorded the magnitude 2.6 earthquake shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday. The earthquake was centered about 6 miles northwest of South Haven...
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March 05, 2017 - 12:16 pm
HARVEYVILLE, Kan. — Five years after a tornado killed one person, injured about a dozen more and destroyed up to 40 percent of the small eastern Kansas town of Harveyville, officials are proud of the rebuilding progress but acknowledge more needs to be done. The EF-2 tornado hit Harveyville, in...
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March 05, 2017 - 11:52 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A grass fire north of Hutchinson on Sunday forced evacuations of residences and a golf course as more than 12-hundred acres has burned. Reno County Sheriff's Captain Steve Lutz said fire crews were called to the area of 82nd Avenue and Hendricks Street Sunday morning to contain a...
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March 05, 2017 - 10:03 am
ST. LOUIS - Conner Frankamp scored 19 points and Markis McDuffie added 16 as No. 21 Wichita State beat Illinois State 71-51 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game Sunday, earning an automatic NCAA Tournament berth. After splitting their regular-season series and sharing the...
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March 05, 2017 - 5:09 am
TOPEKA, Kan. -- A shooting in Topeka has left a woman dead and four others injured. Police say they were responding a multiple shots fired call in southeast Topeka where occupants inside two cars were shooting at each other. Our news partners at KSN say 18-year-old Kianna Hodge was pronounced dead...
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