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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 9:35 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police are searching for a driver accused of crashing into the rear of a stalled vehicle as two people tried to push it off a Lawrence road. The hit-and-run crash happened just before 1:00 a.m. Friday. The two people who were pushing the stalled vehicle were taken to area...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 9:30 pm
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been re-sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting another man in 2009 after an altercation hours earlier. The Emporia Gazette reports that Jimmy Dominguez apologized Thursday when he was sentenced for second-degree murder in the killing of Jose Leyva...
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USA Today
May 19, 2017 - 2:35 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Aric Almirola has been advised he could miss up to three months of the NASCAR season with a fractured vertebra. Almirola says he'll heed his doctor warnings and not rush his way back to a race car, which could take eight to 12 weeks. He also says doctors warned him that further...
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Ted Woodward
May 19, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man was beaten and robbed at his home in the north part of Wichita; it happened Thursday afternoon, north of 21st & Piatt. A suspect had forced entry into the rear of the home of a 70-year-old man; the victim was hospitalized in critical condition with a head injury...
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Ted Woodward
May 19, 2017 - 1:42 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man tried to flee from police in the southeast part of Wichita. Before 4:30 a.m. Thursday, an officer on patrol tried to pull over a gray Chevy Suburban near Harry & Hydraulic for a traffic violation, but the driver sped away; that led to a chase that lasted about five...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 12:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A 15-month-old girl who was shocked over the weekend at a carnival outside of Towne West Square in Wichita has passed away. The girl’s family issued the following statement on Friday. “Our Pressley passed away on Wednesday afternoon. We have made the difficult decision to...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 10:43 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Regal Entertainment Group announces it has completed the acquisition of all seven Warren Theatres in Kansas and Oklahoma. President of Warren Theatres, Bill Warren, has considered past offers, Regal said in its announcement, but chose to go forward with the Regal proposal. "I...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a homicide in Kansas City, Kansas. Police said in a news release that officers found the victim on a street Thursday night while responding to a report of a shooting. The victim had died from an apparent gunshot wound. Police said the victim...
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Dreamstime
May 19, 2017 - 9:25 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police are searching for a driver accused of crashing into the rear of a stalled vehicle as two people tried to push it off a Lawrence road. KMBC-TV ( http://bit.ly/2rz9FzG ) reports that the hit-and-run crash happened just before 1 a.m. Friday. The two people who were pushing...
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Steve & Ted
May 19, 2017 - 8:54 am
"Alien Covenant" vs "Guardians of the Galaxy" at the box office this weekend. Steve and Ted reminisce about the giant ants sci-fi classic "Them."
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