Emergency

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KNSS News
January 30, 2020 - 10:44 pm
The U.S. advised against all travel to China on Friday after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries a global emergency.
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KNSS News
November 17, 2019 - 7:26 am
It was a busy night for first responders. Two people were shot in south Wichita at around 11:45 Saturday night in the 2800 block of south Emporia. One man is dead and a woman was injured. Both victims are in their early 20s, with the woman suffering a gunshot wound to her abdomen. At last check...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's action violates the...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:57 am
In order to prevent an influx of nuisance calls that could block emergency calls from reaching a call taker, Sedgwick County Emergency Communications activated a non-emergency line during the Fourth of July holiday. Extra call takers were on hand for the emergency and non-emergency lines. Emergency...
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Dreamstime
May 12, 2018 - 1:23 am
A Kansas sheriff's office has a message tonight for people who may one day need to pick up the phone and dial 911...one that is echoed by other agencies statewide: save for real emergencies! Non-emergency 911 calls are becoming a large issue. Dispatchers have to listen to all calls coming in, and...
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Dreamstime
December 28, 2017 - 10:36 am
The Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency phone line will be available between 9 p.m. December 31st and 1 a.m. January 1st. This line functions as an alternative to 911 and is meant to receive calls for non-emergency nuisances that do not pose a threat to life or property. Examples...
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