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July 28, 2017 - 8:23 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A Hutchinson teenager has been sentenced for causing a fire that killed his sister and mother. Sam Vonachen, 18, had been found guilty of setting the fire that killed his mother, Karla Jo Vonachen, 47, and his sister, Audrey, 7, on Sep. 26, 2013. Vonachen's father managed...
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Steve Boyer
July 26, 2017 - 2:40 pm
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita firefighters were called to the report of a fire at Enders Elementary school at about 5:30 Wednesday morning. When crews arrived, they found the playground fully engulfed. This school playground which is located in the Southwest part of the city near 30th and Osage,...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — Two men died and five other people escaped injury in a suburban Kansas City house fire. Raytown fire officials say the fire was reported early Wednesday and the home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Raytown Fire Battalion Chief Ty Helphrey says...
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July 26, 2017 - 4:31 am
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KNSS) – Investigators are looking into a fatal apartment fire in Junction City. The fire started Monday just before noon. When crews arrived they were able to locate and extinguish a fire inside a ground floor apartment. A man was located inside the apartment and was...
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July 25, 2017 - 5:26 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Emergency crews responded to the report of a building fire Monday morning at the Reiloy USA plant. Sedgwick County and Wichita fire crews were sent to the 12,000 block of West 53rd Street. KSN News reports crews discovered the fire started in a dust collector, and did not...
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July 24, 2017 - 4:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An eastern Kansas woman accidentally has set her apartment on fire in an attempt to kill a bug by burning it with a small, flip-style lighter. Monique Quarles tells The Topeka Capital-Journal ( http://bit.ly/2v0pDJ9 ) that sparks shot out of the lighter and caused a mattress to...
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July 24, 2017 - 5:26 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Fire crews responded to a mobile home fire in south Wichita Sunday. The fire was first reported by neighbors who saw smoke around 5:00 p.m. at a mobile park in 52-hundred block of South Clifton. KSN News spoke with Sedgwick County Division Fire Chief Carl Cox who said the first...
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Steve McIntosh
June 13, 2017 - 5:27 am
GODDARD, Kan. (KNSS) - One person was injured in a house fire early Tuesday in western Sedgwick County. Around 1 a.m. firefighters were called to 61 West Timothy Lane near Goddard, where they found smoke and flames. County Fire Division Chief Eddie Fajardo tells KNSS News crews searched the...
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 08, 2017 - 8:21 am
Steve and Tom Leffler of Leffler Commodities talk about the hog business in Kansas.
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June 07, 2017 - 6:44 pm
LONG ISLAND, Kan. (AP) — A fire at a north-central Kansas hog farm has injured a worker and killed 9,000 animals. Phillips County sheriff's deputy Pat Hewitt says the fire started about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday at a barn for sows and piglets at Husky Hogs in 130-resident Long Island. The fire spread to...
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