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Ted Woodward
June 16, 2017 - 1:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Last Sunday after 2:30 a.m., a seven-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in her residence in northwest Wichita, near 13th & I-235. A suspect in the case was apprehended late Thursday afternoon at a business north of Douglas & Seneca, in the Delano neighborhood. The...
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KNSS NEWS
Ted Woodward
June 16, 2017 - 10:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Wichita police report a break in a case that shocked the city five days ago. A 23-year-old suspect in a child sexual assault case. It happened early Sunday morning at an apartment complex in the 1400 block of North Smith, in northwest Wichita. Police saythe suspect entered...
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say a man swam across the Missouri River and then tried to swim back to the other side after leading officers on a chase through the Kansas City area. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2s8qPax ) reports that 29-year-old Shane Hyde was charged Thursday with...
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 8:42 am
Steve, Ted, and Tom Leffler of Leffler Commodities discussed the storm and how it affects the harvest.
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 4:52 am
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A coroner says Rep. Patsy Terrell of Hutchinson died of natural causes. Terrell, a Democrat, was found dead June 7 in a Topeka hotel room. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Shawnee County Coroner Charles Glenn said Thursday Terrell had "significant medical problems"...
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 4:41 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A jury has found a man guilty of killing his boss outside the University of Kansas Hospital. A Wyandotte County jury on Thursday convicted 48-year-old Willie E. Parker of first-degree murder in the July 2015 death of Michel Ziade. Parker worked for Ziade, of Lee's Summit,...
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 4:36 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for the death of his 14-month-old daughter. WIBW reports 28-year-old Michael Guerrero was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the June 2015 death of Leah Kay Ross. Guerrero told investigators...
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Dreamstime
June 16, 2017 - 4:05 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism have issued a public health warning for five lakes due to an algal bloom. The lakes are Keith Sebelius Reservoir in Norton County, Kirwin Lake in Phillips County, Sam’s Pond...
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Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
June 16, 2017 - 1:10 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon hit solo home runs and the Kansas City Royals picked up their fifth consecutive victory, defeating the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Thursday night. The streaking Royals have been getting it done with power, clubbing 14 homers in this unbeaten stretch...
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