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January 03, 2017 - 8:12 am
WICHITA, Kan. - There were two robberies of fast-food restaurants in two-and-a-half hours. Two suspects robbed a McDonald's in south Wichita at about 1:45 a.m. Monday, in the 3400 block of S. Hydraulic. The male suspects, armed with handguns, demanded money from employees. They were both wearing...
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January 03, 2017 - 8:02 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Another auto theft in Wichita, with the car running, and unattended. The most recent case happened at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 3100 block of S. George Washington Boulevard, where a 34-year-old man left his pickup truck running. Police Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says officers soon...
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January 03, 2017 - 4:47 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Make improvements ... or bulldoze it and build a new one? The City of Wichita is looking toward the future of Century II Convention Center, which opened its doors on January 11th, 1969 ... 48 years ago. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the City is looking at "several different...
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January 02, 2017 - 10:48 pm
PAWNEE, Ok. - Three earthquakes have struck in the area of northern Oklahoma that was rattled last year by the largest earthquake in state history. The U.S. Geological Survey says the back-to-back earthquakes hit Monday morning near Pawnee, about 75 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The USGS says...
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January 02, 2017 - 10:42 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A Reno County teenager was seriously injured in an accidental shooting Monday night. It happened around 8:00 p.m. on Nickerson Boulevard in west Hutchinson. According to a Facebook post from Reno County Sheriff Randy Henderson the teen and a friend had been shooting shotguns...
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January 02, 2017 - 10:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Emergency crews in Wichita were dispatched Monday night to a submerged vehicle report. It happened at Greenway and Mt. Vernon around 8 p.m. A driver in his thirties went off the roadway and into the Arkansas River. KAKE News reports that the car, a Dodge Stratus, wound up on a...
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January 02, 2017 - 10:27 pm
HOXIE, Kan. - The Kansas Fire Marshal is investigating to determine the cause of a fire that killed a northwest Kansas woman. Sheridan County authorities say 61-year-old Linda Cook died in a fire at her home about 12 miles south and just east of Hoxie. KAKE-TV reports when firefighters arrived,...
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January 02, 2017 - 5:25 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Two people escaped with only minor injuries as their house went up in flames early Monday morning. Firefighters were called to a home in the 14-hundred block of South Main, near Harry, around 5 AM. The first crews on-the-scene say the fire was found mostly in the front of the...
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January 02, 2017 - 11:31 am
SALINA, Kan. - A Salina woman has left a bequest of more than $300,000 to support a festival that runs in the central Kansas town where she's lived for about three decades. Jeri Sparks, who died in March, left a $321,975 bequest from her trust fund to the Smoky Hill River Festival. The Salina...
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January 02, 2017 - 1:51 am
WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas needs more than $900 million dollars to pay the bills for this year and next. The lawmakers that were elected in November are now starting the process of trying to make ends meet. They need $350 million for the rest of this budget year, which ends on June 30th, and then...
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