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December 04, 2016 - 3:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A vehicle crashed into the Arkansas River on Sunday with a father and his three-year-old child. Officials say a 27-year-old man ran a stop sign and landed in the water near Taft and McLean. Police are testing the driver to determine what caused the accident. No serious injuries were...
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December 04, 2016 - 2:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Two Kansas teens got a big surprise, and video, when the hound they were using to hunt raccoons treed a mountain lion last month in Wabaunsee County. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Thanksgiving night sighting was one of three documented within 15 days in a 60-mile area. Kansas...
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December 04, 2016 - 2:05 pm
SALINA, Kan. - Some rural public school administrators in north-central and northwest Kansas are expressing mixed feelings about a state plan to improve high-speed internet access in rural districts. State officials this week announced a plan to expand internet to up to 20 percent of Kansas school...
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December 04, 2016 - 2:01 pm
PRATT, Kan. - A Kansas farmer has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop a new wind farm from operating out of concern for the endangered whooping crane. Edwin Petrowsky of Pratt County filed the lawsuit last month seeking injunctions against NextEra Energy Resources, whose Ninnescah Wind Farm is...
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December 04, 2016 - 1:28 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The only planned public hearing on the biggest utility merger in Kansas history is scheduled for Monday in suburban Topeka. The Wichita Eagle reports the Kansas Corporation Commission has scheduled Monday evening at a Topeka-area high school as the single public hearing on the...
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December 04, 2016 - 1:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The central Kansas town of Frederick has dwindled over the decades to just 10 people. Its only real expense is a $55-a-month electric bill for a half-dozen or so street lights that illuminate the unpaved streets. Some residents want to dissolve their city, but that hasn't been easy...
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December 04, 2016 - 11:22 am
ATLANTA - Eric Berry returned an interception for a touchdown, and then brought back another pick for a 2-point conversion that gave the Kansas City Chiefs an improbable 29-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The Falcons, rallying from a 27-16 deficit, went ahead 28-27 on Matt Ryan's 5-...
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December 04, 2016 - 11:09 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A man is in custody after an argument led to a shooting in Southeast Wichita. Around 11:30 Saturday night, officers responded to a shots-fired call at an apartment complex in the 1-thousand block of South Bleckley, near Lincoln and Oliver. Investigators say the victim, a 65-year-old...
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December 04, 2016 - 8:35 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are looking for a suspect wanted in a robbery of an East Wichita restaurant. Officers were called to the Burger King in the 5-hundred block of North Oliver around 4:30 Sunday morning. When they arrived, they contacted two employees, a 42-year-old male and a 28-year-old male...
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December 03, 2016 - 8:22 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A two vehicle crash on Highway 81 Saturday night claims the lives of four people. The accident occurred around 6:45 p.m. A Sumner County Sheriff’s Deputy says first responders rushed to the accident. A vehicle that was heading north hit a south bound car head-on in the 900th block...
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