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January 27, 2017 - 6:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. - For the third time in less than two weeks, a man indicating he has a gun has robbed another business at Central & Hillside in the east part of Wichita. Last week, a man wearing overalls robbed Taco Bueno, then a few days later, a Subway sandwich shop -- those thefts were both...
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January 27, 2017 - 4:49 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita State psychology professor Jibo He is collaborating with a team from the University of Oklahoma to conduct research and development on head-mounted display and wearable devices used in simulator-based pilot training. The Federal Aviation Administration selected research...
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January 26, 2017 - 10:51 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita City Manager Robert Layton tells KNSS News he's looking at a long-term plan for the city's water and sewer infrastructure... involving a public/partnership that looks at the current state of the system and possible funding sources for improvements over the next 20 to 30...
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January 26, 2017 - 10:19 pm
ENID, Okla. - No damage has been reported after a pair of earthquakes hit northern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 2.7 magnitude quake hit near Medford on Wednesday, while a 3.4 magnitude temblor struck near Enid on Thursday morning. Both areas are in northern Oklahoma and northwest of...
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January 26, 2017 - 10:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas Republicans are meeting Feb. 9 and Democrats are convening two days later to pick their nominees for the congressional seat formerly held by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The special GOP convention in the 4th Congressional District will be in Wichita at Friends University and...
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January 26, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEWTON, Kan. - A man and woman accused of a triple homicide in October of 2016 have been returned to Harvey County. In a statement the Harvey County Sheriff's Office said that with the help of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Jereme Nelson and Myrta Rangel were successfully extradited back to...
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January 26, 2017 - 3:34 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A Wichita man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for sex trafficking, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Gerald L. Brown, Jr., 30, pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of a minor and one count of sex trafficking of an adult by force. In his plea, he admitted...
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January 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A Goddard man pleaded guilty Thursday to two commercial robberies in Wichita, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Austan Kinnaird, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery. In his plea he admitted that on Dec. 24, 2015, he robbed Golf Headquarters at 848 N. Webb Road in Wichita. He...
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January 26, 2017 - 2:54 pm
NEWTON, Kan. – A Newton police vehicle caught on fire and was destroyed during a police chase in Harvey County. Officers were attempting to stop a suspected stolen car at around 1:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon on I-135. Police attempted to stop a car that was reportedly stolen from a gas station. The...
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January 26, 2017 - 2:48 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts says the first hearing on the 2018 farm bill will be held in Manhattan in February. Roberts, a Republican from Kansas, is chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry. He announced Wednesday that the first hearing in the country...
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