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KNSS News
January 20, 2020 - 10:15 pm
The University of Kansas will close its Languages, Literatures and Cultures schools but departments within the school will continue to operate. John Columbo, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, said in an email that budget cuts forced a change in the administrative structure...
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January 20, 2020 - 8:47 pm
A mistrial has been declared in the second trial of a Manhattan man accused of killing a 2 1/2-month-old boy. The first trial of D'Khari Lyons ended in September with a hung jury. Lyons was charged after Michael Calvert Jr. died in November 2018 while Lyons was watching him for his mother...
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January 20, 2020 - 8:43 pm
A task force that examined Greek life at the University of Kansas is recommending a return to Friday morning classes and a stronger effort to connect fraternities and sororities with the community. The university formed the task force in November 2018 to improve safety and efficiency in the Greek...
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January 20, 2020 - 8:28 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Nebraska man involved in a fight with a sheriff's deputy who fired shots at him has been arrested. Authorities say the shooting happened early Saturday following a traffic stop near the west-central Kansas town of Larned. A KBI news release says a Pawnee...
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Kansas City, Mo., police crime scene investigators gather evidence at the scene of a shooting at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. Police say an armed security guard may have shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City(Luke Nozicka/The Kansas City Star via AP)
KNSS News
January 20, 2020 - 2:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri, police said Monday. A motive for the attack shortly before midnight Sunday outside 9ine Ultra Lounge was not immediately...
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January 20, 2020 - 1:55 pm
The Wichita Police Department is investigating the death of an infant. On Saturday around 9:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to assist EMS with an unresponsive infant at a home in the 2100 block of N. Minnesota. Officers learned that a 7-day-old boy was not breathing. The infant was taken to a...
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January 20, 2020 - 12:58 pm
A development group behind much of the construction at Wichita State's Innovation Campus wants to build a new home on the campus for a Wichita technology company. M-W-C-B L-L-C on Tuesday will ask the Wichita City Council for 33 million dollars in industrial revenue bonds. The money would go toward...
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January 20, 2020 - 10:05 am
One person is dead ... after a house fire this morning in south Wichita. Just before 9:30 first responders were called to 1846 south Water ... with reports of someone possibly trapped in the burning structure. Firefighters reported heavy fire coming from the rear of the house, the attic, and the...
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January 19, 2020 - 8:46 pm
A scooter driver was seriously injured Sunday morning in a crash involving an Animal Control van in Wichita. Wichita police say a 62-year-old man was driving an electric handicapped scooter in the crosswalk crossing East Pawnee when he was hit by an on-duty Animal Control van. The van was turning...
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January 19, 2020 - 7:41 pm
A medical emergency caused a driver to lose control of his vehicle and collide with a home in North Riverside. It happened Sunday a little after 2:00 p.m. when a driver and his passenger were traveling southbound in the 1600 block of North Porter. The owner of the home, who wished not to be...
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