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September 29, 2017 - 11:01 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a co-worker at a food processing plant has been convicted of first-degree murder. Jurors convicted Alton Nolen on Friday in the death of Coleen Hufford, 54. She was killed in 2014 at the Vaughan Foods plant in suburban Oklahoma City. Jurors...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ian Kennedy picked up his first home victory in more than a year as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night. Kennedy (5-13) snapped a franchise record of 18 winless home starts, holding the postseason bound Diamondbacks to one run and...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Witnesses have testified that three people were killed in a Kansas drug home over a rape allegation and that one of the suspects was forced to participate to save his life. The details about the case were revealed during a preliminary hearing that ended Wednesday with a judge...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:19 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a settlement in its 2015 lawsuit against the Kansas City, Kansas, Housing Authority and three of its officials over sexual harassment claims. A joint motion for dismissal and settlement agreement was filed Friday in U.S. District Court in...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Records show that a man fatally shot by two police officers in Topeka was months out of prison after being prosecuted for burglary and illegal gun possession. Authorities confirmed Friday that Dominique Tyrell White, 30, had a criminal record and spent seven months in prison...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:10 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents says enrollment at public universities fell less than 1% this fall. Enrollment figures released Friday show enrollment increased more than 3% at Fort Hays State University and Wichita State University. The University of Kansas reported a 1.1% increase...
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September 29, 2017 - 10:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A woman who reported being punched and shoved by a former University of Kansas basketball player has pleaded guilty to battering him. Saleeha Soofi, 19, alleged in December 2016 that former player Carlton Bragg hit her while they were at a party. Bragg was charged with...
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September 29, 2017 - 9:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Four people have been charged with first-degree murder in connection to a drive-by shooting that killed a girl, 10, in eastern Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that two of suspects are jailed in Wyandotte County Detention Center. The district attorney's office says...
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September 29, 2017 - 2:15 pm
U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) say they welcome the decision by the Trump Administration to make sure China is living up to its commitments on wheat trade. In response to action by the Administration, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute...
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September 29, 2017 - 1:36 pm
A teenager from Sumner County was killed in a traffic accident; it happened about 8:30 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 160. A 2006 Honda motorcycle driven by the teen was traveling west on the highway when it struck the rear of a Pontiac G6; that Pontiac was stopped behind a pickup truck making a...
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