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November 01, 2017 - 6:01 pm
GALENA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a woman involved in a fatal car accident in southeast Kansas. The Joplin Globe reports that Galena police issued an arrest warrant last week for Shelby Colon, 25. The Cherokee County district attorney has charged Colon with two counts of involuntary...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:52 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former teacher of the year for a northeast Kansas school district has been charged with sex crimes with a teenager. Two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy were filed Tuesday against Todd Burd, 45, of Gardner. Bond is set at $250,000. No attorney is listed for him in online...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Police are investigating a report of a vehicle that had been defaced with racist graffiti that was parked near Kansas State University in Manhattan. The Riley County Police Department says in a news release that the crime occurred sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Wednesday. The graffiti...
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Ted Woodward
November 01, 2017 - 10:34 am
After 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to the report of what was being called an "active-shooter situation" in the northeast part Wichita at Goodwill Industries of Kansas, in the 3300 block of N. Webb Road. Police officer Charley Davidson says somebody found some bullets or shell casings in...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:28 am
GREAT BEND, Kan. (KNSS) – A cache of abandoned commercial explosives was found in Barton County. The explosives were found around 4:45 p.m. Monday two miles north of Great Bend in an abandoned building. Approximately 40 shaped charges were located, as well as several hundred blasting caps and a...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office
November 01, 2017 - 3:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect. Shortly before 8:00 am on Monday a passerby found a woman lying next to the road near the train tracks in the 10800 block of South Meridian south of Haysville. Responding deputies...
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November 01, 2017 - 12:10 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - UPDATE: According to a police email released Wednesday afternoon, Josh Shelburn has been found and is safe. Additional information was not released. ------- Wichita police are asking for help in finding a missing adult. Joshua Shelburn, 26, was last seen at a Paradigm...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:34 pm
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Police and court records say an investigation into a man found sleeping with his two children in a Kansas storage unit has led to the discovery of a body in a cooler. Justin Rey, 35, is jailed on $1 million bond in Johnson County, Kansas, on two counts each of aggravated child...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:30 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man was ordered to pay the government back for his court-appointed attorney after authorities discovered he bought a luxury car while his case was pending. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a news release that a federal judge on Tuesday ordered Antoine Beasley to pay...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Corporation Commission has rejected a request from three gas companies, sticking to its original ruling that they need to speed up the replacement of obsolete pipeline deemed a safety risk. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the commission ruled in September for...
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