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February 13, 2017 - 1:51 pm
OMAHA, Neb. - ” A college student charged with assaulting a woman, 18, with a knife at Creighton University over the weekend says he was forced to take drugs beforehand while trying to join a fraternity. The Omaha World-Herald reports Christopher Wheeler's attorney Matthew Burns said in court that...
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February 13, 2017 - 1:47 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. -€” A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by a former University of Kansas rower who alleged she was raped by a football player. The ruling Friday means that Daisy Tackett will no longer be able to argue that the university should have known there was a heightened...
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February 13, 2017 - 1:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. -” A Kansas House panel is not ready to endorse a proposal to have a private company build a new prison in Lansing and lease it to the state. The Appropriations Committee on Monday voted 12-9 against including a provision endorsing the project in a budget bill. Members said they don't...
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February 13, 2017 - 1:39 pm
SALINA, Kan. -” The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a woman, 27, whose body was found at a Salina apartment complex last week. The KBI said Monday the woman's body was found Thursday at the apartment. The KBI was called in because she had a...
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February 13, 2017 - 9:03 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas Advocates for Better Care, a non-profit organization monitoring conditions in the state’s nursing homes, has released its annual listing of ‘red flag’ facilities. Sixty-eight of the 350 nursing facilities in Kansas were found to have been cited for at least 10 health and/or...
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February 13, 2017 - 8:09 am
SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. - A man was shot and killed west of Valley Center, and the suspect is the dead man's brother. Sedgwick County sheriff Jeff Easter says after 3:00 a.m. Sunday, a shooting was reported on 94th Street West, near Tyler Road & 82nd Street North. Deputies arrived, finding two...
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February 13, 2017 - 7:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. - On Sunday morning, a 31-year-old woman at a hospital said she'd been raped in the 1300 block of N. Ohio by a male acquaintance; medical staff reported the accusation to police. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay says the suspect was an off-duty Wichita police officer, and the...
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February 13, 2017 - 4:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News city council members are looking for ways to spend a windfall from the City's recent sale of the downtown Hyatt Hotel. After ten million dollars earmarked for street improvement, each council district will receive one million bucks...
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February 13, 2017 - 4:30 am
SALINA, Kan. - Authorities are investigating a suspicious death at a Salina apartment complex. The Salina Journal reports that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation was called in to work the case because the police department had a conflict. Salina Police Department Capt. Paul Forrester declined to...
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February 13, 2017 - 2:58 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities say officers have shot and killed a man after he pointed a weapon at them in Kansas City. Police said in a news release that officers responded Saturday night to a report of gunshots and found 27-year-old Alonzo Ashley Jr. on the porch of his home shooting a rifle...
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