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December 10, 2016 - 8:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – Kansas law requires the approval of the City Council to sell firearms that have seized due to criminal connections. Firearms that have been used in homicides or are not in good shape cannot be sold by the Wichita Police Department and will be destroyed. They have 76 handguns and...
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December 10, 2016 - 7:16 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A home on the city’s southeast side, near Lincoln and San Pablo, caught fire Saturday evening. Flames were showing from the home when fire crews arrived. The fire was put out in mere minutes. According to the Wichita Fire Department, there were no injuries, but the home is not...
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December 10, 2016 - 6:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY — Zach Brown scored 17 points to help Wichita State defeat Oklahoma 76-73 Saturday afternoon in the All-College Classic. Daishon Smith scored 13 points and Darral Willis added 12 for the Shockers (9-2), who won their fourth straight. Wichita State shot just 39.7 percent from the field...
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December 10, 2016 - 4:07 pm
MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. - A car accident this evening in McPherson County has injured two people on Interstate 35. Emergency crews confirm two cars were involved in a collision carrying six people. Officials from the KHP says one of the vehicles was experiencing mechanical issues, while another ran into...
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December 10, 2016 - 3:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court says the state violated the rights of a man jailed for more than four years pending trial on the claim he was a sexually violent predator subject involuntary civil commitment. The justices agreed Friday with a Sedgwick County District judge who ordered Todd...
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December 10, 2016 - 3:26 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The City of Lawrence's lawsuit against a hotel developer has been moved to federal court. The Lawrence Journal World reports Oread hotel developer Thomas Fritzel's lawyer requested the move to federal court Thursday. The motion also means that any trial that would be conducted as...
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December 10, 2016 - 3:23 pm
PITTSBURG, Kan. - Pittsburg State University plans to appeal a recent federal jury decision that awarded $230,000 to a former employee who accused a university employee of sexually harassing her. A jury in U.S. District Court in Kansas found recently that Pittsburg State violated Martha Fox's civil...
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December 10, 2016 - 12:30 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Zach Brown scored 17 points to help Wichita State defeat Oklahoma 76-73 Saturday afternoon in the All-College Classic. Daishon Smith scored 13 points, all in the second half, and Darral Willis added 12 for the Shockers (9-2), who won their fourth straight. Wichita State shot just 39...
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December 10, 2016 - 11:26 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - Mike O'Neal says he's leaving his position as chairman and chief executive officer of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports O'Neal announced his retirement Friday after four years leading the chamber. O'Neal also served 28 years in the state House. He...
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December 10, 2016 - 11:21 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Authorities have made the last payment on state-backed bonds used to develop the Village West shopping district in Wyandotte County. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the last payment was made earlier this month, five years ahead of schedule. The STAR bond program provides...
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