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April 25, 2017 - 11:54 pm
CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Todd Frazier drove in three runs, Leury Garcia had three hits and the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 10-5 Tuesday night in their second straight one-sided win over the Royals. A night after beating the Royals 12-1 and outhitting them 15-2, the White Sox outhit Kansas City 14-...
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April 25, 2017 - 11:17 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita police are looking for a suspect who escaped from custody Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 5:30 p.m. at St. Francis Hospital. The suspect is identified as Jose L. Cruz, 35. He's a Hispanic man, 6'3" and 200 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Cruz is wanted on...
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April 25, 2017 - 9:30 pm
WICHITA, Kan., (KNSS) – The Wichita City Council has voted to approve upgrades for a system of traffic signal communications in parts of the city The 'Type 2070' controllers were recommended by consultants to provide more effective operations and better communication between traffic lights. KSN...
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April 25, 2017 - 9:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas, police say a man suspected of shooting a woman to death later was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say Tabitha Newbill, 24, was killed late Saturday after being repeatedly shot during a domestic dispute at her home. The suspected...
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April 25, 2017 - 9:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman already charged in connection with a triple killing in central Kansas now is accused in a federal indictment of providing a gun to a co-defendant. The indictment returned Tuesday in Wichita accuses Myrta Rangel, 31, of four drug-related weapons counts and single counts...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An audit says a private prison company was slow to address understaffing at a federal detention center in Kansas and once hid triple-bunking in two-person cells. The report Tuesday from the U.S. Justice Department's inspector general also said the federal Marshals Service failed...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A group that specializes in turning around distressed hospitals has expressed interest in acquiring a nonprofit Catholic hospital in Topeka. California-based Prime Healthcare's nonprofit arm notified Gov. Sam Brownback last week that it has "potential interest" in "saving" St...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man who was charged in the death of a 14-month-old will be sentenced to 14 years in prison as part of a plea agreement. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Michael Guerrero, 28, pleaded no contest April 17 to charges of reckless aggravated battery and reckless second-...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:31 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas man has pleaded no contest to charges in connection with a head-on car collision that killed a Salina woman. The Salina Journal reports that Patrick Driscoll, 33, pleaded Monday to a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor counts of reckless...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:20 pm
WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) — A student in Kansas is pushing back against a private college's policy to keep her "service dog in training" on campus. KSNW-TV reports that Southwestern College freshman Casey Cargill is a certified dog trainer with the nonprofit Training to Lead. Cargill began training a...
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