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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 9:31 pm
A Kansas high school student in Americus was arrested after a stolen gun was found in his car on Wednesday. Lyon County deputies were called to Northern Heights High School in the town of Americus after the superintendent found a firearm inside one of student's vehicles. Deputies soon discovered...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 7:47 pm
Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools. Top Kansas House Republicans said they called off Thursday's debate because they want to work on a comprehensive plan for preventing gun...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 7:41 pm
Three fraternities at the University of Kansas have been suspended since the beginning of the year. Representatives from the national headquarters of Delta Upsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Phi Epsilon told The Kansas City Star that their Kansas chapters are not operating as the university...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Wichita Police have released records that indicate the parents of a missing boy, had a sometimes violent relationship. The Wichita Eagle reports that police provided several incident reports about the couple Wednesday after announcing that the boy's stepmother, Emily Glass, 26, had been arrested on...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 7:28 pm
A pawn shop in Newton is the focus of a lawsuit related to the sale of firearms used in a mass shooting in Hesston in 2016. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Harvey County. The shooter at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston, identified as Cedric Ford, was a...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 3:05 pm
A judge has ruled that a 35-year-old woman is competent to stand trial in the death of a Wichita woman and the kidnapping of the woman's newborn child. A judge on Thursday ordered that 35-year-old Yesenia Sesmas stand trial March 26 on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping, aggravated...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 1:55 pm
A bill restoring a small business tax break has advanced in the Kansas Senate despite concerns that the money may be needed to fund public schools. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the measure received first-round approval Wednesday. It would allow individual tax filers who run their own...
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