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April 16, 2019 - 12:13 pm
The Wichita City council discussed the latest amendment to fund the continued construction of the downtown multi-sport stadium. Phase 3 will cover expenses such as masonry, roofing and drywall just to name a few. Mayor Jeff Longwell was very pleased with the efforts of the construction team thus...
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KNSS News
April 16, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The Wichita City Council approved a plan to construct a new police substation in east Wichita. Patrol East, located near Kellogg and Edgemoor, was originally built in 1989 and is the oldest substation in the city. It was built to serve around 30-40 personnel but currently has around 117. Wichita...
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April 16, 2019 - 11:19 am
Child welfare authorities had received abuse reports about a Wichita couple whose 3-year-old son was found dead in a crib at their mobile home and a baby was found in critical condition, according to police. Capt. Brent Allred provided no details Monday on the Kansas Department for Children and...
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April 16, 2019 - 9:03 am
Governor Laura Kelly signed House Substitute for Senate Bill 130 yesterday afternoon, amending the law concerning advance ballots, signature requirements and polling places. House Substitute for Senate Bill 130 will give county election officials the discretion to allow all registered voters to...
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Steve McIntosh
April 16, 2019 - 5:32 am
House fire with injuries this morning in north Wichita. Around 4:45 firefighters were called to 3439 North Park Place. First responders reported smoke and flame coming from a one-story structure. Two persons were reported in critical condition. Four others suffered minor injuries.
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Reno County Sheriff's Office
April 16, 2019 - 5:32 am
Four students could be facing criminal charges after being caught on security video vandalizing Pretty Prairie High School. Reno County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to Pretty Prairie High School Sunday morning for a criminal damage to property case. Deputies met with Principal Kevin Hedrick...
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April 16, 2019 - 5:14 am
Lawyers for Kansas argued that the state Supreme Court should sign off on a new public school funding law partly because it was enacted with broad, bipartisan support. Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office filed legal arguments Monday defending the new law. It increases education funding by...
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Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT/Sipa USA
April 16, 2019 - 5:10 am
Wichita State University is planning a public event to celebrate the life of its late president, John Bardo. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 9 in the university's Shirley Beggs Ballroom of the Rhatigan Student Center. The school says the program will include speakers and...
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April 16, 2019 - 5:00 am
The Russian Embassy is demanding the release of a citizen convicted of taking her children from the U.S. to Russia amid a divorce. Thirty-eight-year-old Bogdana Alexandrovna Osipova was convicted last month of one count of international parental kidnapping and two counts of attempting to extort...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:55 am
A suburban Kansas City teenager who was struck by an out-of-control car as she was walking home from school has died from her injuries. The Kansas City Star reports that 14-year-old Alexandra Rumple died Sunday. Overland Park, Kansas, police say she was struck Friday afternoon about a block away...
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