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Dreamstime
April 23, 2017 - 1:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas police have arrested a man accused of killing the sister of a girl whose kidnapping 17 years earlier sparked a massive manhunt before she was found dead in Missouri. Emenencio Lansdown was taken into custody this morning after a 5 hour standoff. He's...
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Dreamstime
April 23, 2017 - 12:37 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A southern Kansas man has been ordered to spend two years and eight months in prison for causing a two-vehicle 2016 wreck that killed an 80-year-old man. The Hutchinson News ( http://bit.ly/2p3w4VJ ) reports that Everett W. Hardy was sentenced Friday in Hutchinson on a Reno...
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Max Power
April 22, 2017 - 10:15 pm
ARLINGTON, Tex. (KNSS) — The Kansas City Royals hitting struggles continued in Arlington Texas tonight as Ranger shortstop Elvis Andrus singled in Rougned Odor with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth for a 2-1 Texas victory. The Royals wrap up their series with The Rangers tomorrow...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
April 22, 2017 - 9:12 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) —A more diversified and larger beer market is on the way to Kansas following Governor Brownbacks signing Tuesday of a law that will allow grocery and convenience stores to sell beer with up to 6 percent alcohol content. Governor Brownback said that the bill reform law will help...
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2017 - 5:42 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita Police are looking for a suspect wanted in an armed robbery late Friday night. Just before 10 PM, officers were called to the Juarez Bakery located in the 1000 block of North Waco, near 10th and Broadway. Upon arrival, officers made contact with an employee who...
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2017 - 11:59 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Wichita is beginning a training program aimed at high school graduates who want to start on the path to seminary without leaving the city. The Wichita Eagle reports that the St. Joseph House of Formation is a two-year program for seminarians who will...
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Advocates are buzzing again about extending Kansas' health coverage for the poor because of a Topeka hospital's potential demise. Yet they could struggle for the last few votes from reluctant Republican legislators to overcome an expected veto by GOP Gov. Sam Brownback...
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2017 - 10:47 am
MEDFORD, Okla. (AP) — An earthquake has rattled an area of northern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 9:54 a.m. Saturday in Grant County. Geologists say the earthquake's epicenter was about eight miles south-southeast of Medford in far northern...
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Dreamstime
April 22, 2017 - 2:16 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A man in Coffey County has pleaded guilty to one count of receiving child pornography. Michael Stratton of Burlington admitted in his plea Friday to using a PlayStation 3 game console to chat about and trade child pornography. Sony stated in court documents that they monitor...
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Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
April 22, 2017 - 1:33 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos each homered twice to back a season-high eight innings from Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night. Gallo's first homer was a tiebreaking two-run shot in the second inning on a 3-0 pitch — a liner...
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