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April 13, 2019 - 3:31 pm
An Australian animal health company has been ordered to repay some of the incentives it received from the Kansas city of Lawrence and Douglas County after abandoning its offices in the area. Douglas County District Court Judge Amy Hanley recently ruled that Integrated Animal Health breached its...
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April 13, 2019 - 10:30 am
A Shawnee County jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the July shooting death of another man. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 33-year-old Tony Lee Foster was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and a weapons count in the July 9 fatal shooting of 36-year-old David Payne,...
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April 12, 2019 - 11:54 pm
Wichita Police arrested 22-year-old Brandon Craig of Independence, Missouri on a charge of first degree murder. Around 8:30 Friday morning, officers responded to a shooting call at a home in the 800 block of South Emporia, near Broadway and Lincoln. Upon arrival, officers located 21-year-old Justin...
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April 12, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Wichita police arrested a man and woman on suspicion of felony murder stemming from the death of their 2-year-old son. KSN reports it happened Thursday around 11:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of South Hydraulic. Officers arrived and found that 28-year-old Patrick Javonovich and 22-year-old Brandi...
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April 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
A 31-year-old Wichita gang member who fled to Oklahoma during a trial in 2018 has been sentenced to 71 years in prison. Tremain Shears was sentenced Friday for nine felonies, including attempted first-degree murder. District Attorney Marc Bennett said in a news release that Shears shot at Marcqual...
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April 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
The Kansas Senate's top Republican is trying to bar Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly from filling a vacancy on the state's second-highest court after Kelly was forced to withdraw her first choice because of political posts on his Twitter feed. Senate President Susan Wagle sent a letter Friday to state...
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April 12, 2019 - 2:38 pm
A University of Missouri-Kansas City student is facing charges after he allegedly sprayed a substance toward conservative political commentator Michael Knowles during a speech. Knowles was giving a speech titled "Men are Not Women" on the Missouri-Kansas City campus Thursday when protesters...
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April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
A small Kansas town is in the dark after a power line was damaged in a single-vehicle crash. KWCH-TV reports that the crash happened early Friday in Mulvane, which has about 6,000 residents. Police say the main line that feeds power to the town was damaged. No information was provided on whether...
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April 12, 2019 - 5:39 am
Wichita police are investigating after a 2-year-old was found dead at a south Wichita residence. Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night police responded to a call about a domestic violence incident at a mobile home park in the 4500 block of South Hydraulic. At the scene police found a deceased 2-year-old...
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April 12, 2019 - 5:26 am
A Wichita North High School student was taken into custody after bringing a gun to school. In a letter sent to parents, Principal Lori Doyle said "the discovery was an isolated incident." The letter says there were no threats made and no one was hurt. The school's resource officer got involved and...
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