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Ted Woodward
June 28, 2017 - 12:32 pm
PHOENIX, Ariz. (KNSS) - The red-hot Arizona Diamondbacks came from behind on Tuesday for a 6-5 win in 10 innings over the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. Arizona scored two runs in the bottom of the 8th inning, a run in the 9th to tie, and won it in the 10th. It was former Wichita Wingnuts outfielder...
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Kansas State University
June 28, 2017 - 11:39 am
After more than 15 years of greenhouse growth, a “corpse flower” – a tree-like flowering plant that produces one of the largest blooms in the world – has bloomed at Kansas State University. Growth parameters were indicating the flower might bloom over the weekend. When that didn’t happen, Kansas...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 10:28 am
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Northeast Kansas jurors in the second trial of a man facing a string of sexual assault charges that have divided the small town of Holton heard testimony from one of his accusers. The Topeka Capital-Journal ( http://bit.ly/2tomMZy ) reports that the woman testified Tuesday...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
June 28, 2017 - 10:14 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has cancelled an Amber Alert for two young boys, missing out of Ellis County. One-year-old Cadeen McDowell and 3-year-old male Mason McDowell were believed to be in the custody of 33-year-old Bryce McDowell. The suspect ran the victim's car...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
Ransomware attack locks users out of their computer, and holds their data hostage. Even if they pay, users will not get their data back.
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Kansas Bureau of Investigation
June 28, 2017 - 5:16 am
****UPDATE**** WICHITA, Kan. - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation issued a statement canceling the Amber Alert. The statement reads, "Bryce McDowell has been located and both Cadenn and Mason McDowell are safe at this time. Thank You everyone for your help in this matter." WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) -...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 4:37 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' two Republican senators are split over a GOP plan for overhauling health care that has been shelved. Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday he was pleased by a delay of the Senate's debate on the bill. He said it "missed the mark for Kansans" and did not have his support. Sen...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a Montana man accused of shooting at a Kansas State Trooper is a bank robber dubbed "the AK-47 bandit" by the FBI. Stephen Woolery, special agent in charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, said Tuesday that Richard Gathercole of Roundup, Montana, was arrested last week...
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Dreamstime
June 27, 2017 - 11:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A woman accused in the beheading of the mother of her former boyfriend says she wants a new attorney. Rachael Hilyard is charged with first degree murder in the death of Micki Davis this past April. KAKE News reports that in a handwritten letter to the judge, Hilyard cites...
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