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August 14, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Kansas City, Kansas, police say a child shot while riding in the back of a vehicle has died. A man who was in the backseat was in serious but stable condition after also being shot Tuesday. Their ages and names have not been released. The man told police that people he didn't know fired at their...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:16 pm
Authorities say a Kansas sheriff's deputy who is a suspect in a felony investigation is no longer in the U.S. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the department is no longer seeking the public's help in locating Derick Chandler, 29, who worked for the department. The...
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August 14, 2019 - 6:05 pm
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says a man drowned in a public pond near Syracuse. The sheriff says the body of Joaquin Vazquez Hernandez, 23, of Syracuse, was recovered from the pond Tuesday evening. Emergency responders were called about 2:00 p.m. Tuesday after a man went underwater in the...
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August 14, 2019 - 10:40 am
KSN News reports of a new way to control the geese population. “We offer services, not only pushing geese off properties with dogs, but we also offer services in spring when nesting season rolls around,” says Chris Stoneberger with Goose Troopers. His dog, Quinn, is eager to help. Stoneberger says...
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Steve McIntosh
August 14, 2019 - 10:13 am
Today is the first full day of classes for Wichita public and Catholic schools. USD 259 spokesperson Susan Arensman reminds drivers about safety for students ... slowing down for buses and school zones, and an increase in student pedestrian traffic near schools. Some students are required to have...
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August 14, 2019 - 8:50 am
Strong winds and heavy rain blew over semi-trailer trucks and downed power lines and caused damage across parts of western Kansas. Ellis County and Hays city officials said in social media posts that Tuesday's storms caused flooding and wind damage across the county. The Hays school district...
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August 14, 2019 - 4:49 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a man was killed Tuesday evening in a crash at a Ford County railroad crossing involving a farm tractor and a BNSF train. It happened at a railroad crossing near U-S 50 ... about 3 miles southwest of Spearville. The driver of the tractor was taken to Western Plains...
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August 13, 2019 - 8:09 pm
Students in the Wichita, Derby, Maize and Goddard school districts have the ability to speak up when it comes to reporting bullying, serious threats or other problems anonymity. The Speak-Up Program is designed to help students who may be experiencing a wide range of problems, and may be...
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August 13, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in south Wichita. It happened just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 1700 block of south Glenn. One person has been hospitalized, but their condition has not been released. Additional information was not immediately available.
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August 13, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Cattle producers are concerned a fire at a Tyson meat processing plant in Holcomb could disrupt already strained processing operations. The plant is closed indefinitely after Friday's fire. Tyson has said it will reopen the plant but the timeline will depend on the extent of the damage. Industry...
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