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November 24, 2016 - 8:52 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Police and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in finding a gunman from earlier this month. The gunman opened fire on a car full of people, striking one person. The victims told police they were leaving a party at 5 a.m. on Nov. 1 when a black Chrysler pulled up...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A U.S. Navy destroyer warship has been named in honor of a Topeka three star general who became the first black aviator, first black general and first black base commander in the Marine Corps. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced this month that the destroyer under construction...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office has tentatively identified human remains found in a field in Harrah. Investigators say the skeletal remains are those of 27-year-old Zachary Lang. Officials say DNA testing is needed to make a conclusive identification but that items found at the...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:29 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A University of Kansas professor is giving more than 700 autographed portraits of celebrities to one of the school's libraries. The Lawrence Journal-World reports ( http://bit.ly/2fJdDQV ) associate film and media studies professor John Tibbetts will give the portraits to the...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a Kansas City officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a police car while pursuing carjacking suspects. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2fWIhJr ) that the officer is in stable condition at a hospital Thursday. Police were chasing a vehicle taken...
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November 24, 2016 - 6:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The mayor's 100-foot-tall Christmas tree in Kansas City, Missouri will be lit Friday. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2fd5pnM ) 2014 Olympic gold medal-winning ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will help light the Douglas fir in Crown Center Square. The tree...
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November 24, 2016 - 12:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Police say a 15-year-old boy has died after he was shot outside a Wichita laundromat. On Wednesday night, officers were called to the Burger King in the 19-hundred block of East Pawnee, near Southeast Boulevard. When they arrived, a 13-year-old boy told them that he and a 15-year-...
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November 24, 2016 - 11:36 am
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Donovan Mitchell scored 14 points, including two critical 3-pointers in the final 4½ minutes, to help No. 10 Louisville beat Wichita State 62-52 on Thursday, earning a trip to the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game. Quentin Snider also scored 14 for the Cardinals (5-0),...
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November 24, 2016 - 11:19 am
WICHITA, Kan. - An elderly Wichita man that was reported missing early this morning has been found safe in Emporia. 79-year-old Marion J. Hensler, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease was reported missing about 4:30 Thursday morning from the area of the 25-hundred block of North Shefford, near...
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November 24, 2016 - 11:05 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are investigating after a finding a woman dead in a car that crashed along the canal route in North Wichita. Investigators believe the crash happened sometime late last Wednesday night, but the woman and car weren't discovered until Thursday afternoon. Around 1 PM, police...
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