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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 9:57 pm
The Kansas Museum of Military History in Augusta needs your help. Robert Wilson is passionate about the museum, where he's volunteered for 11 years. He says that finances are rough. For the past several years, the museum has barely broken even, and the fact that they have no outside funding, grant-...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 8:37 pm
A 28-year-old Kansas man has died after he crashed head-on into a semi while trying to pass another vehicle. The accident happened around 7:30 Wednesday morning, three and a half miles north of Minneola in Ford County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a man driving a Ford Explorer heading...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 7:16 pm
Officials say a man who was working inside a trench when tons of dirt fell on him has died. The collapse happened Wednesday morning in the Wichita suburb of Bel Aire. Bel Aire Police Chief Darrell Atteberry said the man was at the bottom of the trench when between 16 and 20 tons of dirt shifted and...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 7:06 pm
Fire crews responded Wednesday to a two-alarm apartment fire in Wichita. The fire was in the Shirkmere apartment building in the 200 block of N. Topeka. When fire crews arrived, there was smoke coming from the roof of the building. The fire was in the penthouse area of the apartment building, which...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 6:43 pm
A probable cause affidavit released Wednesday details the case against a woman and her boyfriend, both of whom have been charged with murder in the death of 3-year old Evan Brewer at a south Wichita home. Evan's remains were found September 2nd inside the Wichita house where his mother once lived...
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Ted Woodward
December 20, 2017 - 2:59 pm
A man was arrested after an extensive crime spree Tuesday and Wesnesday at multiple locations throughout Wichita -- including stolen Christmas presents. It began early Tuesday morning, when two cars were stolen from HD Automotive west of Douglas & Seneca. Those stolen cars were involved in a...
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Ted Woodward
December 20, 2017 - 2:29 pm
At about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, a 10'-by-4' construction trench collapsed on to a worker; it happened in Bel Aire east of Webb Road & 53rd Street North, at Industry Road. The victim is a man in his late 20s who works for Wilks Underground Utilities. Emergency crews from the Wichita Fire...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback argues as he prepares to leave office that his experiment in aggressive tax-cutting pioneered a national debate over helping small business owners. He said during a year-end interview with The Associated Press that what Kansas did on taxes influenced Congress and other...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 10:26 am
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 3.3 earthquake in north-central Oklahoma. The quake was recorded early Wednesday near Marshall, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City. No injuries or damage are reported. The quake comes a day after at least 10 temblors were recorded in...
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Wichita Police Department
December 20, 2017 - 12:55 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita Police are asking for the public's help in trying to locate a man wanted for questioning in two recent bank robberies. Officer Charley Davidson said in a news release that Wichita Police are seeking the public's assistance in attempting to locate 31-year-old Mack Colvin, Jr...
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