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November 27, 2017 - 4:45 am
An off-duty police officer shot and killed a man who brandished a gun inside a Costco Wholesale store in a Kansas City suburb. The Kansas City Star reports the shooting was reported around 11 a.m. Sunday at the store in Lenexa, Kansas, near Interstate 35 and 95th Street. Lenexa Police Capt. Wade...
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November 26, 2017 - 8:23 pm
Approximately at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to an unknown call for EMS at a residence in the 800 block of north Litchfield. Upon arrival officers located a 20 year old female resident of the home who was unresponsive. The female was pronounced deceased. This is not believed to be a...
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November 26, 2017 - 11:38 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says the Environmental Protection Agency has informed the state that all 105 counties in the state meet the most recent ozone standards. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in a news release that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently sent a letter to...
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November 26, 2017 - 11:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Researchers in Kansas and China are using mathematical modeling to improve the process of converting wheat straw into pellets for the production of ethanol. Wheat straw, the plant residue left after wheat harvest, is abundant in Kansas. The straw has low commercial value, but...
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November 26, 2017 - 8:53 am
At approximately 11 Saturday evening, Wichita Police officers responded to a welfare call at a residence in the 7500 block of east Huntington. A 22 year old female resident reported that she came home from work and found her 62 year-old mother and her 23 year-old brother dead in the home. Homicide...
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November 26, 2017 - 7:38 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials don't plan to add downtown security cameras even after this fall's fatal shooting. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that city officials considered the idea about five years ago, but decided against it. Instead they only use cameras temporarily when big...
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November 26, 2017 - 1:58 am
Wichita Police said it began when an officer was flagged down at the intersection of 8th Street and Market in reference to a domestic disturbance with a weapon. A 21 year-old woman reported being assaulted by her 23 year-old boyfriend with a knife in a residence in the 900 block of north Main. The...
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November 26, 2017 - 12:42 am
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as Small Business Saturday, and local vendors and stores were very busy. In 2010, American Express created Small Business Saturday in response to small business owners’ biggest need: getting more customers in their doors during the weeks between Thanksgiving...
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November 25, 2017 - 10:40 pm
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Residents of Ark City Kansas and Newkirk Oklahoma continue to protest and voice their concerns over the The Department of Homeland Security planned chemical tests at he Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma. Residents have garnered petitions and letters which they plan to...
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November 25, 2017 - 8:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials don't plan to add downtown security cameras even after this fall's fatal shooting. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that city officials considered the idea about five years ago, but decided against it. Instead they only use cameras temporarily when big...
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