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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 5:25 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police are investigating after a man was shot in southwest Wichita Sunday night. Officers were called to the intersection of Fern and Harry around 9 PM. When they arrived, they found a large crowd already gathered at the scene. KSN-TV spoke with Wichita Police Sgt. Carlton...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 5:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal mediator is expected wade next month into the fray between administrators at Hutchinson Community College and student journalists that recently culminated with the seizure of newspapers and cancellation of media classes. Suspended journalism professor Alan Montgomery...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 5:12 am
BURLINGTON, Kan. (AP) — A fired eastern Kansas sheriff's deputy has been ordered to stand trial on sexual misconduct charges involving a teenager. KVOE reports that 28-year-old Matthew Vander Linden last week was ordered to be tried on a Coffey County count of aggravated indecent liberties with a...
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Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 5:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones says the widely condemned racial insult hurled at him at Fenway Park illustrates the need for dialogue about race and for fans to police each other. He says he is trying to grapple with the reality that "people aren't afraid to show...
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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has been released from the University of Kansas Medical Center a day after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick on Saturday night when they were sent into the wall in...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 4:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2017 - 7:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs to help the Kansas City Royals rally from five runs down to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday. Jorge Soler and Drew Butera also homered for the Royals. Soler's 464-foot shot to center leading off the seventh was the longest...
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2017 - 1:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal investigators and a gun trade group are offering a reward for information they hope helps them solve the case of "several" firearms stolen from a Kansas City, Missouri, pawn shop. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it is putting up a $5,000...
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2017 - 1:13 pm
NEOSHO RAPIDS, Kan. (AP) — The sheriff in east-central Kansas' Lyon County says that while it may take months to identify a human skull and other remains found last month near Neosho Rapids, he believes the remains are those of an older adult man. Sheriff Jeff Cope tells KVOE ( http://bit.ly/...
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2017 - 1:10 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prison inmate has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of his cellmate. The Oklahoman reports that 40-year-old Rodney Harty was charged on Wednesday in Cleveland County District Court in the January death of 44-year-old Erick Shane Kitchell...
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