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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
October 27, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Police are on the lookout for a man wanted for multiple robberies in Wichita. Police Det. Ted Naldoza says somebody robbed 10 convenience stores and thrift shops during the weekend of October 20th. Investigators were able to determine that one person was responsible for all those robberies, and...
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Dreamstime
October 27, 2017 - 1:12 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Crews worked 2 large fires in the area Thursday afternoon. One was in the town of Sedgwick at a salvage yard in the 300 block of North Washington. Chief Scott Metzler with the Newton Fire and EMS tells KSN News, they got a call of a grass fire that was putting some nearby...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 10:10 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The National Take Back initiative will take place this weekend in Sedgwick County. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017, officials will collect any expired or unwanted prescriptions or over-the-counter medications. Proper disposal will protect kids,...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A newly unsealed deposition shows Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach discussed with President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission a requirement that people produce proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote. Excerpts of the transcript made public Thursday show Kobach...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 9:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka woman has pleaded guilty to reduced charges in a baseball bat killing in a downtown Topeka apartment. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Ebony Lanay Porter, 31, will be sentenced in December after pleading guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 9:09 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Democrat wants the Legislature to have independent attorneys investigate sexual harassment allegations. Minority Leader Jim Ward, (D-Wichita), also promised Thursday that fellow Democrats in the Kansas House will undergo training on sexual harassment at a December...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
October 26, 2017 - 2:19 pm
A 64-year-old woman was attacked and robbed at her home in the southwest part of Wichita. After work, the woman returned to her home near Harry & Waco at about 10:00 p.m. Wednesday. When she went inside, she says encountered two unknown men wearing masks who were in the process of taking her...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 1:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission says the digital currency known as bitcoin is too secretive and untraceable to be allowed as a form of campaign contributions in state and local elections. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the decision Wednesday came after one member...
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Sipa USA
October 26, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to be U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. On an 11-10 vote Thursday, the panel recommended that the full Senate consider President Donald...
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Dreamstime
October 26, 2017 - 9:40 am
GRANTVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of three adults in northeast Kansas as a double murder-suicide. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the bodies were found Wednesday at a residence in rural Grantville in Jefferson County. Sheriff Jeff Herrig says authorities sent...
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