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Amy Webb
November 05, 2019 - 12:00 pm
The National Assistance League is excited to invite the public to the 25th annual Ginderbread Village being held this weekend at Exploration Place. Parents and their children will be able to make their own gingerbread houses, see homes constructed by skilled bakers and tour Exploration Place...
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Amy Webb
November 05, 2019 - 11:55 am
A proposed amendement eliminating the need for exemptions to be made by the Wichita City Council for alcohol consumption at certain special events in city parks was passed on Tuesday. Currently, there are five parks in which the sale of beer is allowed. However, the number of requests for special...
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KNSS News
November 05, 2019 - 8:39 am
Kansas voters are deciding whether to end the state's unusual policy of using its own numbers in addition to federal census data to redraw boundaries of state legislative districts. The ballot in Tuesday's election includes a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution to eliminate a requirement...
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KNSS News
November 05, 2019 - 5:23 am
The Better Business Bureau says the number one form of consumer fraud reported in Kansas in 2018 involved online purchasing scams. KSN News spoke with Better Business Bureau State Director Denise Groene. "So we’re seeing a lot more fake websites popping up. So, when you may be searching for a...
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KNSS News
November 05, 2019 - 5:17 am
Wichita Transit is offering a day of free rides today on all traditional bus routes for the election. Free rides are valid for everyone riding to or from polling locations as well as any other trip during the day. Riders do not need to provide documentation of voting to receive a ride. Transit...
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KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 9:16 pm
Police in Wichita are investigating after a woman found the remains of a human fetus inside a small box along a river. The fetus was found Sunday afternoon. Police believe it to be 10 weeks gestation or younger. A coroner will examine the remains for a more exact determination. At a news conference...
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KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 9:11 pm
Relatives of a Kansas man who was fatally shot by a police officer have settled a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit for $1 million. The settlement was announced on Monday for the family of Antonio Garcia Jr. Garcia was killed by a Leavenworth officer on July 11, 2017, while sitting in a car...
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KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The Supreme Court seems ready to say police may pull over a car when they know only that its owner's license is not valid. The justices indicated in arguments Monday that they would reverse a Kansas high court ruling that found police violated a driver's constitutional rights when they stopped his...
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November 04, 2019 - 8:59 pm
A Kansas man serving a life sentence for killing a toddler has been sentenced to 13 ½ more years in prison for stabbing a guard at least three times in the abdomen with a shank. Mark Anthony Baker, 34, was sentenced to the extra time Friday for the Dec. 6, 2018, attack at the Hutchinson...
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KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Court documents say a Lawrence man told police that child pornography found on his electric devices was a "form of art." Charles Tingler, 46, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The recently released affidavit says a woman called police in 2016 to...
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