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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 7:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More of the Kansas wheat crop is beginning to turn color in a sure sign that harvest time is getting closer. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 23 percent of the crop had colored, ahead of 14 percent at this time a year ago. About 94 percent of...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 6:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked Kansas City, Kansas police for more investigative material surrounding the death of a boy last year on a water slide. Schmidt said in a statement Monday that his office is still reviewing the case and that he didn't know when the inquiry...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 22, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A 21-year-old woman and her 24-year-old boyfriend are dead after a murder/suicide Sunday afternoon in northeast Wichita; it happened in the woman's residence near 8th & Oliver. The woman, Antreese Bland, was seven months pregnant; she had been dating Aris Brown for about...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A 50-year-old man died early Monday morning, eight days after he was shot in the torso in the southwest part of Wichita. The man was shot during a dispute between neighbors west of Harry & Seneca on Sunday night, May 14, in the 1600 block of S. Fern. After that shooting,...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
May 22, 2017 - 10:13 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - With the annual River Festival just a few days away, Wichita's Q-Line trolley system is up and running. Vice Mayor Janet Miller tells KNSS News the Q-Line is quite popular. It runs from the Delano neighborhood on the west to Clifton Square on the east. The ride is free...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 9:44 am
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says one person was killed and seven others were injured when a driver hit a bull standing in the highway. The patrol says 66-year-old Alma Bencomo, of Dodge City, died after her vehicle hit the bull Saturday on U.S. 400, about 26 miles (40...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 9:21 am
MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says five earthquakes have been reported in Kansas in May. The latest earthquake was recorded late Saturday about eight miles southeast of Mankato in north central Kansas. The Hays Post reports the Jewell County Sheriff's office says it received no...
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KNSS
Steve & Ted
May 22, 2017 - 8:42 am
Vice-Mayor Janet Miller fills in for Mayor Jeff Longwell speaking with the guys about Riverfest, the new Q-Line, and a new bicycle service.
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Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
Steve & Ted
May 22, 2017 - 8:29 am
Thieves broke into Straub International in the 3200 block of West May. They stole an ATV, towing it behind a white van. Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2017 - 4:24 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - An appeals court says a former federal inmate who got a $200,000 settlement over a prison injury won't get to keep much of it. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district judge's ruling that more than $145,000 of Kappelle Simpson-El's settlement go toward...
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