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March 11, 2017 - 4:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State University has agreed to pay a $98,578 fine for mishandling hazardous wastes. The university said Friday in a news release that its agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency stems from violations found during an inspection in 2014. The problems were...
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March 11, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Alex Deaton, the man who went on a multi state crime spree that included his shooting of a 19 year old convenience clerk in Pratt, made his first court appearance Friday afternoon in the Pratt County. Prosecutors charged Deaton with One count of Attempted first degree murder. One...
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March 11, 2017 - 12:59 pm
RUSSELL, Kan. - Law enforcement authorities say an inmate from the Russell County jail was free for about seven hours after escaping from the jail. The county sheriff's department says Jason Lesage escaped about 4 a.m. Saturday. He was recaptured about 11 a.m. Details of the arrest were not...
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March 11, 2017 - 12:48 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A Hutchinson man pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a collision that killed an 80-year-old man. Twenty-five-year-old Everette Hardy entered the plea Friday in the May 2016 death of John Johnson, also of Hutchinson. Johnson died in a Wichita hospital 23 days after the...
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March 11, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A man is in critical condition following a shooting overnight in north Wichita. Officers were called to a location in the 300 block of West 21st Street North, near Broadway, around 1:15 Saturday morning. Wichita Police Officer Paul Cruz says when police arrived on-scene, they...
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March 11, 2017 - 4:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas Senate committee has endorsed a measure that would let doctors and physicians prescribe and dole out what's described as "non-intoxicating" medicine derived from a marijuana chemical compound. The Wichita Eagle reports that senators initially were supposed to vote on a...
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March 11, 2017 - 1:48 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. — The estate of a longtime University of Kansas art history professor has donated another $1.1 million to the university. The gift announced Thursday brings the total donations from Marilyn Stokstad's estate to the university to more than $2.3 million. Stokstad was a professor of art...
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March 10, 2017 - 8:10 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – The restored B-29 Doc has completed phase one of its flight test operations. Doc has been approved an airworthiness certificate by the Federal Aviation Administration. This airworthiness certificate removes flight limitation restrictions on distance and flight pattern. Now that Doc...
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March 10, 2017 - 7:10 pm
ANDOVER, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Revenue civil tax enforcement and Andover police seized the business assets of Priority Motorsports Thursday. The business owed $633,723.49 in state sales taxes. Officers seized all known bank accounts, on-site cash, business inventory and personal property...
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March 10, 2017 - 3:45 pm
PARKVILLE, Mo. – The search for a missing Wichita woman in the Kansas City area has turned up the missing woman's car, and a body. Police say a car pulled from the Missouri River near Parkville, Missouri is Toni Anderson's car. A body found in the car is that of a woman, but it has not yet been...
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