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KNSS News
November 16, 2019 - 7:18 am
Wichita Police are investigating after a man died overnight in southeast Wichita. It happened just before 2:40 a.m., near south Woodlawn and east Lincoln. It started as a car-jacking report then as an injury accident with a man pinned underneath a vehicle. Wichita Police arrived on the scene. Sgt...
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Amy Webb
September 15, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Ric Ocasek, the lead singer and founder of the legendary new wave band the Cars, died today at the age of 75. According to NBC 4 New York, police received a call around 4 PM for an unconscious male at a townhouse on East 19th. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement sources later...
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Matthew Harding
September 02, 2019 - 3:28 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of an inmate at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility. In a news release, the state Department of Corrections says they found 29-year-old Michael Fancher dead just after 2 Sunday afternoon. He was there serving a sentence from...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The former head football coach at a Kansas community college where a defensive lineman died of heatstroke after the first day of practice says the death was an act of God. The comment by former head coach Jeff Sims comes nearly one year after Braeden Bradforth, 19, collapsed following practice at...
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March 31, 2019 - 8:17 pm
‘The Trouble With Angels’ actress June Harding has died at the age of 81. Watch the latest video at
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February 17, 2019 - 11:44 pm
A man is dead Sunday evening after a shooting in Wichita. It happened in the 4400 block of S. Broadway around 6:45 p.m. Police say a male victim was critically injured in the shooting and taken to a nearby hospital. It is unclear at this time what led up to the shooting. However police are looking...
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Dreamstime
November 18, 2018 - 4:20 am
The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request. Larry Earvin died from blunt trauma to the...
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Dreamstime
November 03, 2018 - 6:25 pm
Wichita police are investigating the discovery of a body found in south Wichita Saturday afternoon. A person was found deceased around 2:30 p.m. near Pawnee and Broadway. The name of the victim has not been released, nor the cause of death. They did say that homeless people frequent the area. The...
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Dreamstime
August 04, 2018 - 3:16 am
An incoming Kansas community college football player has died on the team's first day of practice. The Garden City Telegram reports 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth died at a local hospital at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. A teammate found Bradforth in medical distress in his dorm room about two hours...
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Dreamstime
February 10, 2018 - 2:37 am
NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A homeless man who murdered a Kansas woman and her 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Keith Hawkins was sentenced Friday for capital murder in the August 2017 deaths of 24-year-old Alyssa Runyon and her daughter, Zaylynn Paz. The victims'...
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