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December 10, 2016 - 10:00 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in East Wichita late Friday night. Officers were called to a residence in the 6-hundred block of South Pinecrest, near Kellogg and Oliver, around 10:45 PM. A 25-year-old man told police that an unknown male suspect, possibly in his 30s to...
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December 09, 2016 - 7:51 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. The 20-year-old sophomore from Cleveland was taken into custody Thursday and accused of causing "reckless bodily harm to a family member," according to booking records. His case was forwarded to...
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December 09, 2016 - 7:10 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A 14-year-old boy who was killed by a white supremacist at a Jewish site in suburban Kansas City will be honored in this year's Tournament of Roses Parade. Reat Underwood was shot to death along with his grandfather, William Lewis Corporan, in April 2014 outside the Jewish...
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December 09, 2016 - 2:33 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Recent chalk drawings that appeared on the Wichita State University campus with racist and sexist content have been revealed to be part of a student art project, university police said. The student was interviewed by campus police on Wednesday. The drawings were intended as an art...
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December 09, 2016 - 2:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A Wichita man convicted of attempted murder and robbery has received the maximum sentence in his case. James Michael Phillips was sentenced to thirty-one years in prison Friday for the shooting of Julie Dombo at a Derby AT&T store in August 2015. Domb's injuries from the...
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December 09, 2016 - 2:03 pm
PARK CITY, Kan. - The death of a Wichita high school student is being investigated as suspicious. The boy, 16, was reported to be unresponsive at a home in the 100 block of W. 57th at around 6:15 p.m. Thursday night. Park City Police responded to the call and found the boy dead at the scene. They...
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December 09, 2016 - 1:50 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 09, 2016 - 1:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. -€” The Kansas Senate won't have a licensed lawyer among its 40 members in the 2017 session. The Hutchinson News reports that the situation means some state statutes will have to be modified. The statutes call for a licensed attorney to serve on some committees. Democratic Sen. David...
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December 09, 2016 - 1:41 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The administration of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback spent $17 million on resolving technology needs in-house before outsourcing the effort to a company in another state. Chief information technology officer Phil Wittmer told The Topeka Capital-Journal that the in-house project was too...
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December 09, 2016 - 1:35 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. - €” Manhattan High School is keeping its Indians mascot for now. The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously voted Wednesday to create a committee to study several issues as part of a compromise in which the mascot was retained. The Manhattan Mercury reports that issues the...
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