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July 12, 2017 - 10:21 am
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old child has been shot in the leg as two adults argued at an extended-stay hotel in suburban Kansas City. Police said in a news release that the shooting happened Tuesday at Crossland Economy Studios in Lenexa. The release said the child was taken to a...
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Dreamstime
July 12, 2017 - 10:14 am
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Police say a suspect was fatally shot in northeast Kansas as an officer was investigating a vehicle theft. Leavenworth police Chief Patrick Kitchens says the officer had responded Tuesday night to the theft report. The officer was at the scene about 10 minutes before...
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Steve & Ted
July 12, 2017 - 9:07 am
Steve and Ted speak with Sierra about the big pageant win and her duties as Ms. Woman United States
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Dreamstime
Steve & Ted
July 12, 2017 - 8:59 am
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he would delay the chamber's August recess for two weeks.
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City of Wichita
July 12, 2017 - 5:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – The Wichita Fire Department announced the new interim head of the department on Tuesday. Tammy Snow, a Deputy Chief of the Wichita Fire Department, has been selected as the interim replacement for Fire Chief Ron Blackwell who is set to retire from his post as chief on July 14...
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Dreamstime
July 12, 2017 - 5:10 am
BEL AIRE, Kan. (KNSS) – A park in Bel Aire is closed after a swarm of bees moved in. City officials said the bees were discovered living in the sand pit at Denise Park. Due to safety concerns officials closed the park and called Brandon Jensen, a beekeeper from Leon. Jensen tells KSN News they are...
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Dreamstime
July 12, 2017 - 4:58 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Gas in Kansas began the week averaging around $2.10 a gallon. Jennifer Haugh with AAA Kansas says she expects demand for gasoline to slow down eventually. "I think that a lot of people are getting out there because the prices are low," said Haugh. "Barring any unforeseen...
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Dreamstime
July 11, 2017 - 10:21 pm
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says four people died in a multi-vehicle accident that closed Interstate 70 west of Bonner Springs. The patrol says the highway was closed after one of the tractor-trailers involved in the accident Tuesday caught fire. Four vehicles, two of them...
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Dreamstime
July 11, 2017 - 10:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A woman was sentenced and a co-defendant pleaded guilty to creating fictitious companies to fraudulently collect income tax refunds. Federal prosecutors say Raquel Odegbaro,44, of Olathe, was sentenced to just over six years in prison Tuesday and ordered to pay more than $...
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