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November 15, 2016 - 1:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Topeka police say a woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Connie Johnson, 59, was crossing a street Saturday night when she was struck. Lt. Shane Hilton says Johnson was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. An...
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November 15, 2016 - 12:59 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. — A Kansas businessman who once was a backup quarterback at Kansas State has been ordered to spend two years and eight months in prison for improper sexual contact with a former high school student. Zach Burton, 38, was sentenced Tuesday in Riley County after telling the judge that...
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November 15, 2016 - 6:53 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A man was shot in the south part Wichita, near Lincoln & Hydraulic. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says late Monday night, a 39-year-old man was home with his girlfriend in the 1400 block of E. Morris, when a man he knew knocked on the front door. He answered the front door, and a 30-...
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November 15, 2016 - 6:43 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A man was killed at a Vietnamese eatery in the southeast part of Wichita. Early Monday afternoon, police were called to the scene of a shooting at Bi-Da Saigon, east of Harry & Hillside. Officers encountered the suspect, a 20-year-old man, as he was walking out of the business...
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November 14, 2016 - 10:49 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One person is dead following an accident early Tuesday on the Kansas Turnpike in east Wichita. It happened just after three a-m on I-35 near south Rock Road. It involved a semi truck that was fully engulfed in fire. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
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November 14, 2016 - 8:59 pm
PLEASANTON, Kan. - A 31-year-old man is accused of killing two relatives in the eastern Kansas town of Pleasanton. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Linn County Sheriff's Office say David McNabb of Pittsburg is charged with second-degree murder, criminal desecration of a body, and...
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November 14, 2016 - 8:44 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Kansas Board of Regents appears poised to choose a new president for Kansas State University after a months-long search. The regents are to gather Tuesday morning on Kansas State's campus in Manhattan to vote on approving the new president of the roughly 24,000-student...
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November 14, 2016 - 5:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One person is dead following a crash on K-254 in north Wichita. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Monday night in the westbound lanes of K-254 between Hillside and I-135. The Kansas Highway Patrol described the victum only as a Wichita man, whose name has not been released. Officials...
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November 14, 2016 - 5:09 pm
EUREKA, Kan. - A search is underway in Greenwood County after a man and woman ran from law enforcement following a high-speed chase. The incident left a sheriff's deputy with minor injuries. In a Facebook post, the Sheriff's Office says the stolen vehicle was abandoned in the area of 210th Street...
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November 14, 2016 - 5:06 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - One man is dead following a shooting inside a Wichita restaurant. It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Bida Saigon restaurant and pool hall in the 3800 block of east Harry. Police said that the person who was shot has been identified as a man in his forties, but his name...
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