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December 25, 2016 - 2:47 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Police are investigating after two people were found shot to death in an SUV on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that Kansas City, Kansas, police responded to a car wreck along the highway early Saturday and found a man and a woman dead in the...
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December 25, 2016 - 2:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Donors have given thousands of dollars this holiday season to pay off school lunch debts for Topeka-area families. The donors' combined gifts total more than $6,300 and benefit children at Topeka Unified School District 501, Seaman USD 345, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 and Shawnee Heights...
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December 24, 2016 - 9:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. – Topeka residents escape a burning home Saturday afternoon. Topeka fire crews were called to the 1000 block NE Madison shortly before 2:00 p.m. Saturday for a house fire. The Topeka Fire Department reports there were six adults inside when the fire started. They all made it out safely...
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December 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Using money raised from its annual charity golf tournament, Spirit AeroSystems Inc. will grant a total of $195,000 to nonprofit organizations in Kansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina. Wichita-based Spirit says on its website local recipients include the Kansas Food Bank, the Kansas...
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December 24, 2016 - 6:36 pm
HUTCHISNSON, Kan. – An overnight crash has left one Kansas man dead. Hutchinson police report that around 2:30 a.m. a witness found a truck in the drainage ditch along the west side of the road on the 2400 block of Plum St. 21-year-old Michael Buzzard of Inman was found dead inside. Following an...
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December 24, 2016 - 4:30 pm
OLATHE, Kan. - One of two men charged with kidnapping and raping a Kansas sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexual assaulting a Missouri woman in February while the woman's 2-year-old daughter was in the same bed. Prosecutors say Brady Newman-Caddell was charged Friday in Jackson County,...
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December 24, 2016 - 4:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas Turnpike Authority officials say they are keeping a close eye on traffic between Kansas City and Lawrence out of concern that the recently completed South Lawrence Trafficway could take revenue away from the Turnpike Authority spokeswoman Jeri Biehler tells the Lawrence...
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December 24, 2016 - 11:38 am
PITTSBURG, Kan. - A historical museum has reopened in southeast Kansas about a year after it closed amid concerns about how to fund it and whether it was even worth saving. The Crawford County Historical Museum was shuttered after it struggled financially, drew few visitors, had only one unpaid...
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December 24, 2016 - 11:19 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court says a man serving about 54 years in prison after being convicted in a 1999 rape and robbery case in Lawrence may be entitled to a few more days in court. The high court Friday ordered the Kansas Court of Appeals to reconsider if a case can be made that Terry...
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December 24, 2016 - 11:15 am
SALINA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court has sent back to a district court the case of a Salina man convicted in the 2013 death of his infant son. The Salina Journal reports that Nicholas Corbin and his girlfriend were convicted of murdering their son by failing to feed him and adequately care for...
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