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May 23, 2019 - 3:52 am
A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph...
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May 23, 2019 - 3:22 am
A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph...
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Steve Boyer
May 22, 2019 - 11:55 am
Wichita Police responded to a disturbance call with shots fired Tuesday at around 2:00 PM in the 800 block of South Terrace. Upon arrival, officers noticed the home had multiple gunshots fired into it. Police interviewed the occupants of the home, a 20 year-old female and an 18 year-old male who...
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May 22, 2019 - 10:19 am
The state of Kansas will create a law enforcement unit designed to combat an increase in computer crime in the state. The director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the state attorney general said Tuesday online criminal activity is rapidly increasing in Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal...
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May 21, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Wichita Crime Stoppers is asking for help to solve a cold case murder. On March 17th, 2017 a caller to 911 reported seeing a woman lying on the ground near Crawford and Seneca. Police Officer Kevin Weehler says the officers found Sandra Flores, 26, dead at the scene. "It was determined that she had...
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May 21, 2019 - 8:28 pm
A woman suffered serious injuries in a shooting in southeast Wichita. It happened just after 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of South Terrace, near Lincoln and Oliver. Police say several shots fired at a home, and a woman in her 20's was injured. She was transported to an area hospital with non-...
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Ted Woodward
May 21, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Kicking off one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year, the national "Click It. Or Ticket." seat-belt enforcement campain is underway for the next two weeks. It began on Monday, spans the Memorial Day weekend, then wraps up on Sunday, June 2. Across Kansas, more than 300 motorists...
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May 21, 2019 - 11:50 am
Wichita will change how community events are approved in the future. The Wichita city council approved amending the city's code as it pertains to the regulation of community events. The city hopes the new streamlined processes will help get events approved quicker while still providing protections...
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May 21, 2019 - 11:22 am
The Wichita City Council approved a new lease agreement for the former Gander Mountain building at WaterWalk. The new lease will allow King of Freight, LLC to move their operations downtown. The company is promising to add 400 new jobs at an average salary of $50,000 per year. Council members still...
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Ted Woodward
May 20, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Before 2:00 a.m. Sunday, 28-year-old Darnell Jackson called 911, saying that he'd stabbed another man in the southeast part of Wichita near Pawnee & Oliver. Police responded to the Golf Park Apartments in the 2400 block of S. Glendale, where they found 45-year-old Joseph Heiman suffering from...
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