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KNSS Radio
August 21, 2017 - 10:53 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The parents of a toddler found wandering alone in a neighborhood have been found. Police responded to the report of a found child around 10:50 a.m. Monday morning in the area of Harry and Battin. The child, 2, was only wearing a diaper and a black transformers t-shirt at the...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
Topeka Zoo gorilla dies of cancer, days after constipation surgery TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas has died after tests revealed she had late-stage ovarian cancer, four days after undergoing surgery for constipation. The zoo said in a statement Sunday that surgeons...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer's legislative voting record gives insight into the course of policy action he's certain to sustain if he wins the governor's race. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Colyer generally has avoided hefty policy pronouncements in recent weeks to focus on...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:41 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who's pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. A state prosecutor is seeking a twenty-five-year prison term for...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:34 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to probation for a hit-and-run that killed a U.S. Marine. The Sedgwick County district attorney's office says Dreu Wikle, 27, was sentenced Friday to two years of probation. He would serve three years in prison if he violates probation. Wikle...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:30 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A top Democrat lawmaker says he is joining the crowded race to replace Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. House Minority Leader Jim Ward of Wichita announced his candidacy Saturday. He had named former Democrat Party chairman Lee Kinch as his campaign treasurer earlier this week...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
August 21, 2017 - 2:38 pm
There were three arrests for sexual assault in Wichita duirng a three-day period, and in two of the cases, the victims were children. On Sunday morning near 20th & Waco in N. Wichita, a 65-year-old woman told police a man attempted to pull down her shorts and have sex with her. She says the man...
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Dreamstime
August 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after one person was killed and another wounded at a restaurant in the Westport bar and entertainment district in Kansas City. Police say the shooting happened Sunday night on the patio of Californos after an argument. Police say a male victim...
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Anna Reed-USA TODAY Sports
August 21, 2017 - 10:26 am
Kansas is preparing for the country's first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918. Most in Kansas will see a partial eclipse on Monday. More than 90 percent of the sun will be blocked by the moon in Wichita and most of southeastern, central and northwestern Kansas. The peak of the eclipse...
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