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November 28, 2016 - 4:58 am
ST. LOUIS — Missouri corrections officials are seeking bids from funeral homes in an effort to reduce the state's cost of burying inmates who die behind bars and have nobody to claim their bodies. Bid documents request the cheapest wood boxes and least expensive grave liners as the Department of...
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November 28, 2016 - 4:41 am
WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge will decide whether a woman who gave her ex-boyfriend guns he used in February's mass shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory should spend any time in prison. The sentencing hearing for Sarah Hopkins is Monday in federal court in Wichita. She has pleaded guilty...
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November 27, 2016 - 10:42 pm
OLATHE, Kan. - Police outside Kansas City say officers shot and killed a suspect who struck one of them with a blunt object. According to a news release, police in Olathe, Kansas, were called to the scene around 10:30 p.m. Sunday after getting a report of an armed person. Police say officers...
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November 27, 2016 - 9:47 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One man is dead after a 2 vehicle accident southwest of Wichita. It happened after 11 a.m. Sunday at MacArthur and 135th West. KAKE News spoke with Sedgwick County Sheriff's officers who reported that a southbound car drove into the path on an SUV at MacArthur. The 78-year-old...
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November 27, 2016 - 9:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - High winds swept across Kansas on Sunday. There were reports of a few brief tornadoes in southern Nebraska, but no injuries were reported and only minor damage. Police in Liberal, Kan. told KAKE News that high winds caused damage an power outages in Seward County Sunday night. Power...
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November 27, 2016 - 9:39 pm
GARDEN CITY, Kan. - An 80-year-old woman was struck and killed in a hit and run in Garden City on Sunday. Around 6:45 p.m. the body of Maria Leonarda Macias de Ubiarco was found on West Kansas Avenue in Garden City. Garden City Police posted a statement on Facebook saying they believe she was...
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November 27, 2016 - 9:37 pm
DODGE CITY, Kan. - Electricity from a wind farm under construction in western Kansas will help supply the power for a Microsoft data center in Wyoming. The Hutchinson News reports that Microsoft signed a 10-year-contract to buy all 178 megawatts of power from the Bloom Wind Project, which is under...
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November 27, 2016 - 8:06 pm
DENVER, Co. - Cairo Santos' 34-yard field goal hit the left upright and bounced through as the overtime period expired Sunday night to give the Kansas Chiefs a 30-27 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. That avoided the third tie in the NFL this season, something that hasn't happened...
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November 27, 2016 - 3:49 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Six people are without a home tonight after a fire destroyed their appartment. The Wichita Fire deparment responded to a call around 7:30 tonight in the 1900 block of East Indianapolis Street. Upon arrival they found an apartment complex engulfed in flames. Rescue crews pulled a 61...
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November 27, 2016 - 2:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan — A Kansas appellate court says a woman serving a 14-year sentence for a 2008 beating death can challenge her conviction on claims that her trial attorney was ineffective. The Lawrence Journal-World reports a Kansas Court of Appeals panel on Wednesday sent Shanna Friday's case back to...
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