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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal authorities have indicted nine people in a drug trafficking operation in northeast Kansas. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a statement Friday that a six-count indictment alleges the nine people obtained methamphetamine from California and distributed it to buyers in...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 12:37 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man is in custody following an assault at a southwest Wichita bar. Around 1 AM Saturday, police were called to Champs Bar and Grill in the 1100 block of South Seneca, near McCormick. When officers arrived they located a 41-year-old male victim. Officer Charley Davidson says...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 5:30 am
A conservative Kansas legislator says he would give money to North Korea before he’d support Kansas Public Radio. The Lawrence Journal-World reported that Republican Rep. J.R. Claeys of Salina expressed disdain for public radio Wednesday in a tweet responding to a fundraising tweet by KPR...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 4:18 am
A 27-year-old Wichita man received probation for the hit-and-run death of a Marine last year. The Sedgwick County district attorney's office said Dreu Wikle was sentenced Friday to two years probation with an underlying sentence of 36 months in prison if he violates said probation. He had pleaded...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 3:39 am
A Wichita-area teacher has been recognized as the recipient of a national award! Crystal May, a fourth grade teacher at the Pray-Woodman elementary school in Maize, was recognized as one of five recipients of the National Education Association Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. She was also...
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drea
September 09, 2017 - 1:44 am
Agents from the Kansas Department of Revenue, along with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, seized the assets of Star Motors at 400 North West Street, which is owned by Rakan Waleed Shisha and Waleed Hazma Shisha (aka Wally Sharp, Brandon Lloyd Walker). The delinquent taxes total $233,776.20...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 1:23 am
A 1st Infantry Division soldier stationed at Fort Riley was found dead Sunday in Junction City. Junction City police officers found the body of 37-year-old Staff Sgt. Garett Swift when they were called to his home for a welfare check. Lietenant Jeff Childs says the circumstances surrounding Swift’s...
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KNSS Radio
September 09, 2017 - 1:00 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the winners of the 2017 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Thursday night in Austin, Texas and Entercom Wichita’s KNSS duo Steve McIntosh and Ted Woodward came up big winners as Medium Market Personality of the Year. The...
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Dreamstime
September 09, 2017 - 12:40 am
A 16-year-old Northwest High student was tased after becoming defiant against school personnel Friday afternoon Wichita police reports that at around 1:15 PM, officers were called to the school for a student who was causing a disturbance. The student was was punching walls and lockers. Officials...
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Dreamstime
September 08, 2017 - 11:56 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident near Kellogg and Webb Road. It happened at around 2:20 a.m. Friday morning. A witness told officers the man, 22, had been involved in a disturbance earlier at Club Rodeo. A police spokesman says the man had left the club...
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