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November 29, 2016 - 10:45 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A teenager is one of two people charged in a Thanksgiving Day shooting in Wichita. It happened Thanksgiving morning in the 1900 block of East Pawnee. 15-year-old Jimmy Shopteese was shot and killed in the parking lot of a laundromat. Two people were arrested in connection with the...
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November 29, 2016 - 10:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Authorities say a Texas woman accused of faking a pregnancy before killing a mother and kidnapping her newborn daughter is fighting extradition to Kansas. The Sedgwick County district attorney's office said Tuesday it has begun the process of obtaining a governor's extradition...
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November 29, 2016 - 10:25 pm
SMITHVILLE, Mo. - Authorities say there were no injuries as a result of a blaze that erupted when a gas pipeline ruptured north of Kansas City, Missouri. A Platte County Sheriff's Department dispatcher said the fire was reported about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Platte County, north of Kansas City and not...
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November 29, 2016 - 4:11 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Shaquille Morris scored 15 points, Zach Brown added 13 and Wichita State beat Division II-member Southern Nazarene 87-57 on Tuesday night. Wichita State had five players score in double figures and its bench had 61 of the team's 87 points. Markis McDuffie hit a 3-pointer to give...
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November 29, 2016 - 4:05 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Lagerald Vick scored a career-high 23 points on near-perfect shooting, Svi Mykhailiuk had 14 and fourth-ranked Kansas rolled to a 91-61 victory over Long Beach State on Tuesday night. Josh Jackson added 13 points and Devonte Graham had 12 for the Jayhawks (6-1), who doubled up the...
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November 29, 2016 - 2:35 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. -€” Residential customers of Kansas Gas Service will pay an additional $1.25 a month under a settlement agreement approved by state utility regulators. The Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday signed off on the deal that increases Kansas Gas Service's revenue by $15.5 million. That...
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November 29, 2016 - 2:32 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A former U.S. Army explosives expert has admitted in federal court that he illegally possessed grenades that authorities say were among a cache of explosives found in his Kansas home. John Panchalk, 42, of Overland Park pleaded guilty Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, to possessing...
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November 29, 2016 - 2:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas judge has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together isn't legally the child's father and doesn't have to provide financial support. The state Department for Children and Families had not decided as of Tuesday whether it would appeal...
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November 29, 2016 - 2:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal wildlife officials have agreed to reconsider the status of a grouse found in pockets across the Great Plains as environmentalists fight to return the bird to the list of protected species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will review the...
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November 29, 2016 - 2:01 pm
GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A man has been arrested by Garden City police in connection to a crash that killed a pedestrian. The Hutchinson News reports police responded to the crash Saturday night and found the body of Maria De Ubiarco, 80, in the roadway. Authorities say a car struck De Ubiarco while she...
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