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October 29, 2017 - 8:18 am
Manhattan, Kan. (KNSS) - The Riley County Police Department is investigating after they received a call about the discovery of a woman's body in rural Riley County around 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered the body of a middle-aged white female. The...
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October 29, 2017 - 3:35 am
A shooting in south west Wichita has left one man in critical condition. Police were called to the 1900 block of MacArthur shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday. Once there, they noted a large gathering of people at a party. Officer Charley Davidson says officers found a 23-year-old male victim with a...
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October 29, 2017 - 1:51 am
A missing Iowa man has been found dead in Kansas. Jake Roos, from Ashton, Iowa, was reported missing Friday. He was last heard from at 1 A.M. that morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Roos died in a one vehicle accident a little before 2 A.M. The report says he was driving on U36 just...
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October 29, 2017 - 12:34 am
As Halloween approaches, shoppers are expected to go into overdrive this year, spending around 700 million more than last year on costumes, candy and decorations! The National Retail Federation projects shoppers in 2017 will spend over nine billion dollars on Halloween-related items. Kay’s This ‘N...
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October 28, 2017 - 10:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas lawmakers are proposing a new version of the state's privatized Medicaid program that would require about 12,000 adults to work in order to qualify for benefits. The proposal was unveiled Friday as the state considers changes to a program that serves more than 400,000...
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October 28, 2017 - 9:28 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Lenexa woman has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud and has been ordered to pay $88,880 in restitution. Kansas prosecutors say 48-year-old Kerri Jo Hal pleaded guilty Thursday to two felony counts of making a false claim to the Medicaid program. Investigators say Hall, a social...
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October 28, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — About 75 people attended the first meeting of a group opposing bringing a Tyson processing plant to Sedgwick County. Sedgwick County is one of three finalists for the plant, which Tyson says would bring 1,600 jobs to its new location. Don Stull, who has studied the meat and...
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October 28, 2017 - 6:13 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man died when he was hit by a vehicle as he walked on an interstate exit. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Jerry Hurde Jr., of Salina was killed in the accident early Saturday. The patrol says a vehicle driven by 35-year-old Kristin Heald, of Minneapolis, was...
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October 28, 2017 - 5:59 pm
SOLOMON, Kan. (AP) - A central Kansas woman is riding horses in an effort to raise cancer awareness. The Salina Journal reports that 22-year-old Brook Wallace of Solomon has ridden more than 50 times this month. She dedicates the rides to individuals who have cancer, survived cancer or died of...
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October 28, 2017 - 10:30 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - A shooting Saturday morning sends a 19 year-old to the hospital. Around 2:00am, officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 300 block of south Ida. Three 19 year old men were going to a party and upon parking their vehicle an unknown suspect fired multiple times at them...
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