Atchison

July 24, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Atchison police say a body recovered from the Missouri River during the weekend was that of a St. Joseph man. Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson said in a news release Wednesday that the body of Donald Spradling, 52, was found in the river Sunday near Atchison. The St. Joseph News-Press reports...
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March 06, 2019 - 7:51 pm
Two companies have been indicted on federal charges after a 2016 mistake at a northeast Kansas distilling plant released a noxious cloud of fumes that prosecutors allege caused more than 140 people to seek medical treatment. The U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday that Midwest Grain Products...
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March 05, 2019 - 11:49 pm
Authorities say a boy, 3, has been flown to a hospital with an abdominal wound after an apparent accidental shooting in a northeast Kansas home. The authorities responded Tuesday after the boy's mother reported that her son picked up a loose gun, which went off as he was handling it. Atchison...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Authorities have linked a drive-by shooting suspect to an armed home invasion near Atchison. Marcell Bailey, 19, made his first appearance Wednesday on 13 felony counts, including attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault. He is jailed on $500,000 bond after the U.S. Marshals Service...
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Dreamstime
September 18, 2018 - 9:57 pm
The second of two teenagers trapped inside a car that landed upside down in an Atchison creek on Sunday has died. Sixteen-year-old Regan Moger, of Houston, Texas, died Tuesday at the University of Kansas Hospital, where she was flown after the wreck. Moger was a passenger in the car driven by 16-...
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July 06, 2018 - 7:03 pm
Authorities say some type of incendiary device damaged eight businesses in downtown Atchison. Fire Chief Ted Graf says no one was injured the incident early Friday. Investigators responding to an alarm found structural damage and broken windows throughout the downtown business block. Graf says the...
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Dreamstime
March 01, 2018 - 5:05 am
One person killed, 3 others injured after an accident on U.S. 59 south of Atchison. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a northbound car failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road, and down an embankment where it struck a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, 57-year-old Michael Bruce of...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2018 - 10:46 am
Authorities say a driver has been killed while fleeing from law enforcement in northeast Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Raymond Bosch Jr., of Effingham, failed to maneuver a curve early Sunday in Atchison. The patrol says his pickup truck then drove onto a private lawn, struck a...
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Dreamstime
January 05, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Federal investigators say ordinary key rings that were missing from chemical storage tanks were a primary reason a chemical cloud spread over Atchison in 2016, sending more than 140 people to the hospital. MGPI Processing used metal key rings to secure pipelines to chemical storage tanks at its...
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Dreamstime
April 12, 2017 - 7:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal investigators say mistakes by a delivery driver and an employee of a northeast Kansas distilling plant led to the mixing of incompatible chemicals, causing a noxious cloud to spread over Atchison last year. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said in a preliminary report...
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