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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Economists say a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states dropped over the past month but also say it still suggests that regional economic conditions continue to improve. A report released Friday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index slipped to 57.2 in November from 58...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 2:22 pm
Court documents say a Kansas City man has been charged with killing his wife after the couple's 7-year-old daughter told a school counselor that she had found a body and "didn't want to be next." 45-year old Benjamin Byers was charged Thursday with second-degree murder, armed criminal action,...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Wichita police have identified the man that led them on a chase in the north part of the city Thursday morning. Larry D. Triplett, 18, was already wanted for the shooting death of Timothy Golden in July of 2017. Two other men have already been arrested in connection with that crime. Police received...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 8:21 am
A former Kansas bank executive was charged in an indictment filed this week for his participation in a bank fraud scheme to obtain a $15 million construction loan from 26 Kansas banks based on allegedly false information contained in the loan documents. Troy A. Gregory, 50, of Lawrence, Kansas, was...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 7:44 am
Economists say a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states dropped over the past month but also say it still suggests that regional economic conditions continue to improve. A report released Friday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index slipped to 57.2 in November from 58...
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Dreamstime
December 01, 2017 - 5:15 am
Police in Great Bend are investigating after a fatal hit-and-run accident Wednesday. In a post on their Facebook page Great Bend Police say the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of 10th Street. On arrival officers found 65-year-old James Zager of Holden, Missouri, unresponsive in...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2017 - 11:17 pm
A girl, 11, is home safe, after reporting that she had been followed by a man and woman in a white SUV. The incident happened before 5:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon in the Crescent Lakes addition near the part at Westchester and Woodstone. Police are asking if anyone has any information, to please...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2017 - 9:26 pm
The man accused in an alleged hate crime at a suburban Kansas City bar that killed one Indian national and left two men wounded has pleaded not guilty. Adam Purinton is charged with first-degree murder in the February shooting in Olathe that killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32. He also faces two counts...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2017 - 9:22 pm
The Kansas agency that oversees psychiatric facilities has told employees at Larned State Hospital not to speak to state lawmakers without permission. The Kansas City Star reports it obtained a copy of a memo sent Nov. 15 to Larned employees by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services...
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Dreamstime
November 30, 2017 - 9:14 pm
Authorities investigating deadly hit-and-run crash in central Kansas. The victim was identified as James Zager, 65, of Holden, Missouri. Great Bend police said in a news release says Zager was walking across a street Wednesday night when he was struck by a full-size pickup truck with an unknown...
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