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June 28, 2017 - 10:30 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Detention Deputy has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk. The deputy was pulled over early Wednesday morning near I-235 and Seneca for a traffic violation. The officer was showing signs of impairment and was arrested on suspicion of driving...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday night. Ian Kennedy (2-6) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings for the Royals, earning his second victory...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has been indicted on a charge alleging that he used excessive force. Federal grand jurors in Topeka returned the indictment Wednesday in the case against James Carson. The indictment says Carson "physically assaulted" and caused "bodily...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 9:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is vetoing the use of state funding to help build an arts campus in downtown Kansas City. Greitens in a Wednesday statement said taxpayer money should not be used to help pay for the $96 million University of Missouri-Kansas City arts campus...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — Dozens of Coloradans are accused of running a marijuana trafficking ring in which they pretended to be growing weed for sick people but illegally shipped the drug out of state. A Denver grand jury has indicted 62 people and 12 businesses in case that involved federal and state agents...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' two Republican senators are split over a GOP plan for overhauling health care that has been shelved. Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday he was pleased by a delay of the Senate's debate on the bill. He said it "missed the mark for Kansans" and did not have his support. Sen...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 8:46 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC says it has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a more than $1 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." ABC spokeswoman Julie Townsend says in...
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June 28, 2017 - 4:54 pm
BYRNES MILL, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man is charged with forcing his daughter to sleep in a dog crate and hitting her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Gregory Byrd, 57, of Byrnes Mill, was charged Tuesday in Jefferson County with felony child endangerment and two counts of...
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Dreamstime
June 28, 2017 - 1:35 pm
Washington, D.C. – How do Kansas' rural roads stack up? A new report issued by TRIP says America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization. The report, Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America’s Heartland, evaluates the safety and condition of the...
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