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May 08, 2017 - 10:43 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A former Kansas bank teller has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars. The U.S. attorney's office says in a news release that 48-year-old Denise Christy was sentenced Friday for one count of embezzlement and six...
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Steve McIntosh
May 08, 2017 - 10:14 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News a city council workshop Tuesday will look at a nearly-year-long assessment of the police department. Longwell says the study will show how many officers need to be on the street, where they need to be deployed, and "how we're going...
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Steve & Ted
May 08, 2017 - 8:56 am
After an amazing weekend we still have a couple of awesome spring days ahead before getting some wet weather.
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Steve & Ted
May 08, 2017 - 8:39 am
Tom Leffler of Leffler Commodities talk about the wheat harvest starting in Texas and heading this way.
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May 08, 2017 - 5:01 am
WICHITA, Kan. - (KNSS) - The Kansas Department of Transportation is warning Wichita motorists about a ramp closing in the Kellogg/I-235 interchange project. At 7 a.m. Monday the ramp from eastbound Kellogg to West Street will close. KSN News spoke with KDOT's Tom Hein, who knows this will affect...
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May 08, 2017 - 4:35 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - One person suffered minor injuries as firefighters put out a fire on a deck in north Wichita. Just before two a.m. firefighters were called to the 51-hundred block of North Armstrong and the report of a house fire. Crews quickly extinguished a blaze at the rear of the house...
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May 08, 2017 - 4:29 am
SABETHA, Kan. (KNSS) – A Kansas man died in a traffic accident on U.S. 75 in northeast Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened after 12:30 a.m. Sunday in Brown County. A car southbound on U.S.75 drifted off the road and into a guardrail. The car went airborne and landed in a...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:21 pm
HUNTER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma. The agency recorded a magnitude 3.0 quake at 11:52 a.m. Sunday near Hunter and a 2.1 magnitude quake at 8:02 a.m. near Meno. No injuries or damage are reported. Geologists say damage is not likely in...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, police are looking for a vehicle they say fled after fatally hitting a man who had been involved in an earlier accident. Police say the victim died at the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 435. Investigators say he was hit when he got...
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May 07, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating what led to a 40-year-old man being shot during a confrontation with Labette County Sheriff's deputies. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is reviewing that incident that happened in Mound Valley, Kansas, around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Initial...
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