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January 28, 2017 - 7:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A man who fled from police while an officer was hanging on to his steering wheel was sentenced to more than eight years in prison. Dyllon Alan Tucker was sentenced Friday for the April 14 incident. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2kF3I57 ) police found Tucker...
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January 28, 2017 - 7:09 pm
GREAT BEND, Kan. - A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to three years in prison for a drunken-driving accident that killed his friend. Twenty-year-old Dakota Wade James was sentenced Friday for a May 15 wreck on the Barton/Stafford county line. Investigators say James missed a curve and rolled his...
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January 28, 2017 - 6:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second straight week, people searching for a missing Raymore woman found a man's body. Relatives of Jessica Runions found the body Saturday morning while searching for Runions, who has been missing since early September. Kansas City police say the death is being...
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January 28, 2017 - 4:47 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — More than a hundred Fort Riley soldiers are helping University of Kansas researchers study how intense running affects wounded soldiers with mild traumatic brain injury. David Johnson, who is leading a two-year study, says many soldiers have significant problems with traumatic...
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January 28, 2017 - 3:27 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky — Second-ranked Kansas has rebounded from its second loss of the season with a road win over No. 4 Kentucky. Frank Mason III scored 13 of his game-high 21 points after halftime and Josh Jackson had a double-double as the Jayhawks beat the Wildcats, 79-73. Jackson had 20 points and 10...
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January 28, 2017 - 2:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — The special election for the congressional seat formerly held by new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has added new urgency to pending court decisions in multiple federal lawsuits challenging restrictive voter registration requirements in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback has called an April 11...
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January 28, 2017 - 1:45 pm
WICHITA, Kan — A Facebook post Friday that claimed federal agents where in Wichita and stopping people to check their immigration status turned out to be inaccurate. Officials from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that is not how the agency operates and that they do not stop people at...
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January 28, 2017 - 11:44 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Grant Williams scored 17 points Saturday as Tennessee defeated Kansas State 70-58 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge for the Volunteers' third consecutive victory. Tennessee's young roster built on the momentum it had established Tuesday in an 82-80 upset of No. 4 Kentucky. The Vols (12...
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January 28, 2017 - 11:37 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are looking for a suspect that robbed a Northeast Wichita convenience store. Around 9 o'clock Friday night, officers were called to the Presto convenience store at 21st and Rock Road. Wichita Police Sgt. Brandon Lenzi says when officers arrived, they contacted a victim who...
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January 27, 2017 - 8:36 pm
GREAT BEND, Kan. – Students at Great Bend High School learning an important, life-saving skill Friday. The hands-only CPR initiative was started by the school district and the American Heart Association. KSN reports the goal of the program is to have all high school students trained by the end of...
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