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April 14, 2017 - 2:59 pm
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says preliminary information about the shooting deaths Thursday night of three people in Coffeyville indicates gunshots were exchanged between two of them. Authorities said in a news release Friday that they do not believe any suspects...
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Steve Boyer
April 14, 2017 - 2:39 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita's 11th homicide of 2017 occured Thursday night, and police don't have much in the way of evidence to work with in solving the crime. Lt. Todd Ojile said officers were called to an apartment complex parking lot at about 11:00 pm. He said investigators determined the...
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April 14, 2017 - 11:27 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning guitarist and singer Glen Campbell is releasing his final studio album, recorded shortly after his Alzheimer's disease diagnosis in 2011. The record label, Universal Music Enterprises, announced Friday that the album, "Adios," will be released on June 9...
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Ted Woodward
April 14, 2017 - 11:17 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the Midwest Region Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for March 2017. Energy costs rose 0.6% over the month, led by higher prices for gasoline (2.2%). Over the course of the past year, energy costs, including...
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Ted Woodward
April 14, 2017 - 11:00 am
EL DORADO, Kan. (KNSS) - Two more wins for the record-breaking softball team at Butler Community College. On Thursday, Butler recorded a doubleheader sweep over Pratt, winning 8-0 and 18-0; the defending national champion Grizzlies are now 40-0 on the season. Butler now has a 78-game winning streak...
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April 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
So what is "Good Friday?" Christianity.com says Good Friday is a day of the year that celebrates what Christians believe to be an important weekend in the history of the world when Jesus died and raised. On Good Friday, Christians remember the day Jesus suffered and died by crucifixion as the...
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April 14, 2017 - 5:05 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A phone company is sponsoring a text-to-give campaign to support contributions to the Kansas State Firefighters Association. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the AT&T campaign is meant to give financial aid to rural fire departments struggling with resources and...
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April 14, 2017 - 5:01 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A federal judge has set a summer trial date in the case of a southeast Kansas woman of embezzling more than $5 million from a now-defunct credit union. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten scheduled a June 20 jury trial in Wichita for 64-year-old Nita Rae Nirschl on an 81-count...
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April 14, 2017 - 4:56 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A jury has convicted a prison inmate in the beating guilty of a correctional officer in central Kansas. The Hutchinson News reports that 29-year-old Eddie Nunez was convicted by a Reno County jury on Tuesday of felony battery of a correctional officer. County District Judge...
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April 14, 2017 - 4:46 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - The family of a 10-year-old boy who died while riding a waterslide at a Kansas water park has reached settlements with a general contractor and a consulting company involved in the project. Rep. Scott Schwab testified Wednesday that he and his family agreed to the terms of the...
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