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Steve McIntosh
January 28, 2020 - 10:08 am
Local government officials say "behavioral health" is a problem ... what to do with people who have mental or drug abuse issues? Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News an estimated 60% of the inmates in the county jail have mental or drug abuse problems. He says he'd like to...
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County dedicates new bridge
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KNSS News
January 28, 2020 - 4:56 am
A new pedestrian bridge has been completed and dedicated in honor of a former Sedgwick County Commissioner. The Tim Norton Pedestrian Bridge along Meridian was a project involving Sedgwick County, the City of Haysville, and the Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. The 907 foot-long...
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KNSS News
January 27, 2020 - 9:59 pm
City and State road crews are out, working to get ahead of another blast of winter weather.
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Steve McIntosh
January 27, 2020 - 9:44 am
Brandon Whipple has been Wichita mayor less than a month. He tells KNSS News he is trying to figure out "the culture" of city government and he is getting plenty of help from the professional staff in learning how things operate. Whipple say there is alot going on right now in Wichita and "we need...
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KNSS News
January 25, 2020 - 7:21 am
You probably already know the slogan "Slow down, move over." It's a nationwide law to protect emergency responders working along the roadside. Find out what happened when one driver failed to do that early this morning in east Wichita.
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KNSS News
January 24, 2020 - 10:05 am
Authorities say a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has shot and critically wounded an armed man amid a confrontation after his vehicle became disabled during a pursuit. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that the chase started Thursday afternoon after troopers encountered the...
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KNSS News
January 24, 2020 - 10:00 am
A Kansas man has been charged with threatening on social media to kill President Donald Trump. The Wichita Eagle reports that Aaron McDowell, of Salina, was charged Thursday in federal court with one count of threatening the President of the United States. Federal prosecutors said he wrote Tuesday...
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KNSS News
January 24, 2020 - 9:26 am
Approx 5am this morning, two fatalities occurred in Manhattan, Kansas involving two pedestrians and a Riley County plow truck. “The accident is a tremendous tragedy for all those personally involved and our community as a whole,” Marvin Rodriguez, Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners said...
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Steve McIntosh
January 23, 2020 - 9:51 am
Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne tells KNSS News the flu season has not peaked yet. And she days it's not too late to get a flu shot. How effective is this year's shot? Byrne says it's too early to tell. She the shot can shorten the duration of your illness. Byrne says the flu shot is...
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KNSS News
January 22, 2020 - 9:56 pm
Wichita and Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in solving a store burglary.
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