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July 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
CHANUTE, Kan. (KNSS) – On July 4 the Chanute Police Department contacted the Kansas Bureau of Investigation requesting assistance following a shooting death. According to the KBI just after midnight two Chanute Police officers arrived at a residence in Chanute to conduct a welfare check on a male...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:48 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say a man who was run over by a work van during the holiday weekend has died. Police officer Charley Davidson says the man was behind the van Monday morning in northeast Wichita when it rolled backward. The man was pinned beneath the vehicle and has died from his...
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July 06, 2017 - 1:48 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer in the 10th, Alex Gordon added a two-out RBI single later in the inning and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep with a 9-6 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Perez drove the second pitch from reliever James Pazos (2-2...
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July 05, 2017 - 11:30 pm
HAYSVILLE, Kan. (KNSS) - A young girl was injured when a firework landed in her stroller, setting it on fire. It happened Tuesday night in the 200 block of W. 82nd South, near 79th South and Broadway. The girl, 15 months, suffered serious injuries in the fire. The child's mother and father, as well...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal magistrate judge has spurned a move by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach seeking reconsideration of a $1,000 fine levied against him for misleading the court. U.S. Magistrate Judge James O'Hara said Wednesday that Kobach's "new excuse lacks credibility" based on...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The latest government report shows the winter wheat harvest is wrapping up in many parts of the state. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Wednesday that about 73% of the wheat in Kansas had been harvested. The report covers the week that ended Sunday. Areas...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a man who was killed during a home invasion four years ago in Topeka is offering a $25,000 reward for information that could solve the case. Juan Solis, 29, was killed in September 2013 when assailants broke into his home in the Oakland neighborhood. The Topeka...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas has agreed to settle for roughly $67,000 a 5-year-old lawsuit by a man who said he was illegally stopped and detained by a state trooper. Peter Vasquez tells the Topeka Capital-Journal he's happy his litigation over the December 2011 stop is ending. Vasquez...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:42 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — FBI agents seized bomb-making materials, seven guns and ammunition from the Montana home of a man they suspect of carrying out bank robberies in five states, including Kansas. An inventory of the property seized from Richard Gathercole's home in Roundup shows that agents also...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:31 pm
COLDWATER, Kan. (AP) — Searchers of Lake Coldwater in southern Kansas' Comanche County have found a drowning victim, 12. Searchers with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism found the girl's body shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, more than two hours after the girl went missing while...
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