Local News

July 18, 2018 - 8:53 pm
The Kansas Senate's top Republican has stripped a fellow GOP senator of a committee leadership post for publicly expressing support for two Democratic candidates. Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills on Wednesday lost her position as vice chairman of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee...
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July 18, 2018 - 8:46 pm
Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says 12 horses were removed from a farm this week after a veterinarian determined they were not receiving proper care. Morse says the horses were taken Monday from a farm near Hoyt. Medical staff is caring for the four stallions, two colts and six mares. He says...
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July 18, 2018 - 8:38 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union is defending a flyer it mailed comparing the civil rights records of the leading Republican candidates for Kansas governor, calling it voter education. Secretary of State Kris Kobach pointed to the flyer in seeking to portray Gov. Jeff Colyer as the ACLU's "man"...
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July 18, 2018 - 8:24 pm
Authorities say a man driving a utility vehicle died after it collided with a semitrailer in south-central Nebraska. The accident was reported around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, about a mile southwest of Prosser in northwest Adams County. The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Alexander Williams, 19, was...
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July 18, 2018 - 6:28 pm
Topeka authorities have arrested one juvenile and are looking for two others after firefighters fought eight intentionally set fires overnight. None of the fires caused serious damage, with many set in garbage, leaves, garages and one unoccupied home. Seven of the fires were reported between about...
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July 18, 2018 - 6:18 pm
A center that will study addictions and how to treat them is being created on the University of Kansas campus. The university says in a news release that graduate Daniel Logan and his wife, Gladys Cofrin, donated $2 million to start the Cofrin-Logan Center for Addiction Research & Treatment...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
July 18, 2018 - 1:38 pm
An armed robbery occurred in the south part of Wichita; it happened about 10:00 p.m. Tuesday at Pawnee Liquor & Smoke Shop at Pawnee & St. Francis. The suspect displayed a handgun, demanding money. He ran away from the business with cash. The male suspect had a blue bandana covering his...
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Wichita Police Department
July 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm
The Police Department is investigating a possible abduction in the northeast part of Wichita, where witnesses say a suspect fired his weapon. On Monday at 12:39 p.m., in the 8800 block of E. 37th Street North, witnesses reported an unknown hispanic or light-skinned black male firing a round from a...
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July 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
One of the online gamers accused in a video game dispute that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man is facing new charges. KWCH-TV reports that Shane Gaskill was charged Tuesday with more counts of wire fraud and making a false statement. Gaskill previously pleaded not guilty to federal counts...
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