Arkansas City

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January 26, 2019 - 2:21 am
An Arkansas City accident Friday morning killed a 72-year old man. The accident involved two vehicles and happened on U.S. 77 between Kansas and Chestnut avenues. According to Kansas Highway Patrol, 72-year-old Maurice Howe was driving southbound in his minivan when he crossed the center line,...
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Amy Webb
January 05, 2019 - 12:49 am
Arkansas City police say that the number of car break-ins in the city has risen 80% from previous years and hope that the public can work with them to prevent the numbers from getting worse. Arkansas City Police report over 100 auto burglary cases in 2018. Purses, guns and anything else of value...
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Arkansas City Police Department
December 21, 2018 - 7:19 am
Arkansas City Police are investigating after credit card skimmers were found on two ATMs. Police have not released the location of the machines where the skimmers were found. However, authorities say card information has been compromised and police are working to notify the victims. A car caught on...
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November 01, 2018 - 4:30 am
One man from Cowley County was arrested Wednesday after a domestic battery call and arson in Arkansas City. According to the Cowley County Sheriff's Office it began when officers responded to a domestic battery call around 5:30 p.m. in Arkansas City. A man at the location threatened officers...
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September 28, 2018 - 8:04 pm
An Arkansas City man is hospitalized after he was attacked by four dogs in his backyard. Arkansas City police say in a news release that officers were called to the home Thursday night. Police Chief Daniel Ward said witnesses reported finding four dogs on top of the man, 70. The dogs belong to the...
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June 15, 2018 - 8:57 am
An investigation is underway into a deadly fire that claimed one life at a home for people with developmental disabilities in Arkansas City. The victim of the fire was a resident of the home. The investigation is in its early stages, and fire investigators are working to find the cause of the blaze...
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June 14, 2018 - 8:08 pm
One person died following a large fire at a group home in Arkansas City. It happened around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon at the Easterseals Capper Foundation, at North 6th Street and West Maple. According to our news partners at KSN, another person was hospitalized but is expected to recover...
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June 12, 2018 - 5:54 am
A man died Monday afternoon after a traffic accident in Arkansas City. It happened at U.S. 77 and Madison after 3:30 p.m. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a pickup turning north was struck by a westbound motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, 66-year-old James Jones of Arkansas City was...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:59 pm
Donald Blakeslee is an anthropologist and archaeologist at Wichita State University. He announced last year that he had solved a 400-year-old mystery and found the lost city of Etzanoa . The city is located city about 50 miles southeast of Wichita. It will take years for the preservation and...
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November 25, 2017 - 10:40 pm
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Residents of Ark City Kansas and Newkirk Oklahoma continue to protest and voice their concerns over the The Department of Homeland Security planned chemical tests at he Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma. Residents have garnered petitions and letters which they plan to...
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