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March 20, 2019 - 12:17 am
After four hours of public comments and council discussion, the land development deal between the city and the Wichita Riverfront LP group passed 7-0. The Riverfront group will purchase nearly 4 acres of land near the new stadium for one dollar per acre for retail and commercial development. The...
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March 19, 2019 - 11:38 pm
Tuesday night's Wichita city council meeting drew a larger than normal crowd, ready to voice their opinion on the downtown land development deal near the new ballpark currently under construction. The council heard from several people, for and against the sale of about 4 acres of land to the...
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Steve McIntosh
March 19, 2019 - 9:51 am
A former lawyer in Wichita pleaded guilty Monday to a federal embezzlement charge, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. 69-year-old Christopher O’Brien pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement from an estate. In his plea, O’Brien admitted he embezzled more than $132,000 from the...
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Steve McIntosh
March 18, 2019 - 10:27 am
What is the fate of baseball's NBC World Series, now that it's long tome home -- L-D Stadium -- has been demolished? Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the tournament will have a "play-in" week and a "championship". The "play in" week's games will likley be played at Eck Stadium on the...
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March 17, 2019 - 1:27 am
A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting a sleeping man. Judge Tim Chambers sentenced 35-year-old Quinton Moore Friday afternoon in a Reno County courtroom. Moore was convicted of shooting 42-year-old Clarence D. Allen multiple times while he slept in his bed at a 1700...
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Osborne county sherif'fs office
March 17, 2019 - 12:25 am
The Osborne County Kansas Sheriff's Office is searching for a 20-year old man missing since Thursday. Garrett Kipp was last seen at Casey's General Store in Russell at around 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. His pickup was discovered abandoned near Natoma, Kansas. His cell phone was found a quarter mile...
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March 17, 2019 - 12:06 am
Two pedestrians were critically injured after a vehicle struck them in the Delano neighborhood late Saturday night. Sedgwick County dispatchers say it happened around 10 p.m. in front of the Shamrock Lounge, located in the 1700 block of west Douglas. A middle-aged man and woman were attempting to...
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March 16, 2019 - 5:51 am
The U.S. Attorney's office says a Michigan man has pleaded guilty in New Hampshire to impersonating others to withdraw or attempt to withdraw over $90,000 from banks in five states. Court documents say 27-year-old Deandray Buckley, of Belleville, Michigan, stole people's personal identifying...
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Photo: Historic Delano
March 14, 2019 - 11:27 pm
St. Patrick's Day is this Sunday, but Saturday is the day to enjoy the 13th Annual St. Patrick's Parade in Historic Delano. It kicks off at high noon from Douglas and McLean and makes its way through the Delano District to Walnut, just east of Seneca. "We have 118 total entries," said parade...
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March 12, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Wichita State University President John Bardo has passed away. In a news release, school officials say it happened Tuesday while he was at Wesley Medical Center. Bardo was 70 years old. Bardo first entered the hospital in late November 2018, suffering complications from a chronic lung condition...
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