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Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
Max Power
May 06, 2017 - 8:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KNSS) — Back To back home runs by Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor with two outs in the ninth inning Gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals this afternoon at Kaufman Stadium. Cleveland reliever Andrew Miller picked up his second win of the year...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
May 06, 2017 - 11:02 am
DERBY, Kan. (KNSS) — A Proposed Bond for Derby Public Schools had taxpayers at Derby High School on Thursday night to hear more about Derby's public schools plan to restore it's facilities. The project price tag discussed at the meeting ranged between 115 to 124 million dollars. School closings...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
May 06, 2017 - 10:25 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) —Kansas lawmakers yesterday passed a compromise bill aimed at protecting jurors from harassment without impairing court transparency. The bill allows exclusion of jurors' addresses from the public record. The original bill had also excluded jurors names, but transparency and...
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Dreamstime
May 06, 2017 - 1:36 am
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KNSS) – Garden City police are investigating alleged threats against Garden City High School. Officials told KSN they were contacted late Thursday about a threat made through social media against the school. According to police a 16-year-old male has been taken into protective...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
May 05, 2017 - 10:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Hammel allowed three hits over six innings for his first win with Kansas City, Eric Hosmer sent a two-run homer splashing into the fountains behind the fence in right-center field and the Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Friday night. Hammel (1-3) struck out six...
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Gander Mountain
May 05, 2017 - 8:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Gander Mountain announced on Friday that they will be closing all of their locations nationwide. The announcement was made on their website. KSN News reports that the company was purchased by Camping World, and that they are doing an inventory reduction at all of their...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2017 - 7:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Four men charged in a triple homicide in Topeka will have a joint preliminary hearing. A Shawnee County judge on Friday agreed to allow one preliminary hearing to determine if one or all of the suspects will be tried. The four are charged with first-degree murder and various...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2017 - 7:37 pm
MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) — Police have released details in the killing of a central Kansas man last month. The Hutchinson News reports Travis Belt, 25, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Steven Carlson, 58. A probable cause affidavit released Wednesday says Belt was given...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2017 - 7:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers Friday passed a compromise bill aimed at protecting jurors from harassment without impairing court transparency. The House passed the bill 118-3 on Friday. The Senate passed it 40-0 on Wednesday. The bill exempts jurors' addresses from the public record. The...
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Dreamstime
May 05, 2017 - 7:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new law signed Friday by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback enhances penalties for those who commit crimes against police officers. Lawmakers in the House and Senate worked this week to pass the bill so Brownback could sign it Friday in honor of Kansas Law Enforcement Officers Memorial...
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