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December 12, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A couple is accusing a Kansas City rug company of selling them a fake antique Persian rug. Maranatha and David Christie filed a lawsuit against Knotty Rug Co. last week. The Johnson County couple says an appraiser told them the $28,000 Persian rug they purchased in December 2014 could've been...
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December 12, 2018 - 2:40 pm
On Wednesday, the team at Rusty Eck Ford picked a winner of this year's Adopt-A-Cause drawing. He is Kurt Chambers. Rusty Eck Ford's Adopt-A-Cause car raffle program raises money for non-profits in our area. Tickets are sold at $10 each with all funds kept by the non-profit. Each year in December,...
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December 12, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Sedgwick County Commission held its weekly meeting Wednesday at the courthouse in downtown Wichita. Commissioners accepted a donation totaling $750 for COMCARE’s Community Crisis Center, and donations totaling $390 for the Suicide Prevention Coalition. Assistant County Manager David Spears...
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December 12, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Police are looking for a suspect after a highway robbery in the southeast part of Wichita, near Lincoln & Oliver. The victim was a 63-year-old woman; she was robbed at about 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. She had parked in front of her residence in the 5100 block of E. Bayley; as she was unloading her...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:52 am
A Wichita man was sentenced on Monday to three years in federal prison for driving more than five pounds of methamphetamine to Kansas. 24-year-old Titus Gwess of Wichita pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, Gwess admitted that he was...
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December 12, 2018 - 2:20 am
Kansans continues to see comparatively low gas prices. Shawn Steward is with Triple-A Kansas says on Monday Kansas has the 5th cheapest average gas price in the U.S. “We’re down another 7 cents this week for an average of $2.09,” said Steward. "The metro areas; Wichita, Lawrence, and Kansas City,...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:32 pm
Authorities have arrested the grandmother of a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy with special needs who was found alone near a southeast Kansas rest stop. Rogers County, Oklahoma, authorities say 68-year-old Janie Gill was arrested in that county and booked into jail Monday on one count of child neglect...
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December 11, 2018 - 6:43 pm
Wichita police have made an arrest in a shooting that happened Tuesday on the city's South side. Police say 59 year-old Richard Fagan has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, and an outstanding warrant. Investigators say he approached a 36 year-old...
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December 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm
A lawsuit alleges that a suburban Kansas City Republican is ineligible to serve in the Kansas House because of residency issues. The Kansas City Star reports that the lawsuit challenging Adam Thomas' ability to assume his Kansas House seat was filed Monday on behalf of residents of his district in...
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December 11, 2018 - 2:44 pm
A new prosecutor has been picked for a western Kansas county where the former prosecutor decided to step down after the sheriff was acquitted of a misdemeanor. The Great Bend Tribune reports that the Barton County Republican Committee unanimously appointed Levi Morris as the new county attorney...
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