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December 23, 2016 - 8:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One person is dead following a shooting late Friday night. Sedgwick County dispatchers report the shooting occurred around 11:00 p.m. in the 100 block of South Rock Rd, near the intersection of Douglas and Rock. Wichita police are investigating. We will provide more information as...
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December 23, 2016 - 7:22 pm
MOORELAND, Okla. — The U.S. Geological Survey says several earthquakes have struck northern Oklahoma, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. No injuries or damage are reported from the quakes that occurred Friday afternoon near Mooreland, about 108 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The...
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December 23, 2016 - 7:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation has been filed that would raise Missouri's minimum age requirement for marriage with parental consent from 15 to 17 years old. KSDK-TV ( http://on.ksdk.com/2i388Rj ) reports incoming state Rep. Jean Evans is filing the legislation. A Missouri resident must be 18 to...
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December 23, 2016 - 4:45 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — A Wichita man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for killing a friend during a drug-fueled argument. The Wichita Eagle reports that 27-year-old Joshua Thomas was sentenced Wednesday on one count of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 35-year-old Brandon...
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December 23, 2016 - 3:10 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A trail linking significant landmarks in Topeka's history and combining public art and education is in the planning stages. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the Freedom's Frontier group will partner with local students from elementary through high school to design interpretive...
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December 23, 2016 - 2:45 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 Journal...
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December 23, 2016 - 1:30 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 23, 2016 - 7:31 am
WICHITA - During the cold weather months, you see it every day: people in Wichita leave their cars running, unattended, with the keys inside -- and the cars get stolen. There were two more cases on Thursday morning, including victims in the 3100 block of S. Yale, and the 1500 block of S. Green...
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December 23, 2016 - 7:12 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A burglary in the northwest part Wichita; police officer Pol Cruz says it happened at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday at Mi Mexico Lindo Market in the 2600 block of N. Arkansas. A 30-year-old female witness told police she noticed the alarm going off; she called 911, and investigators...
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December 22, 2016 - 9:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One of five people charged in the stabbing death of a Wichita man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. KAKE-TV reports that Diego Olivas was sentenced Wednesday for second-degree murder and kidnapping in the death of 42-year-old Moises Arias-Aranda. His body was found near Park...
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