February 20, 2019 - 7:36 pm
A Lawrence man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for shooting and wounding a girl, 17, as several people shot fireworks at him. Rashan Gill, 21, apologized at Tuesday's hearing, saying through tears that he "will never forget" what happened and that he could have killed the girl. In the...
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August 07, 2018 - 4:56 am
A 39-year-old man was seriously injured after a fireworks explosion Monday in Mcpherson County north of Hutchinson. According to the McPherson County Sheriff's Office, around 10:15 a.m. deputies responded to 76 Plum Avenue. They found a 39-year-old victim who was being treated by EMS for severe...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:00 am
Officials say fireworks injured more than 130 people in Kansas during the week of the Fourth of July. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the injuries were reported by emergency departments throughout the state. Sedgwick County had the most injuries, with 38, followed by Shawnee...
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Kansas Department of Health and Environment
July 10, 2018 - 4:30 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reports that at least 133 fireworks-related injuries occurred in the state over the Independence Day holiday week (July 1– 7). The injuries, varying in severity, were reported by emergency departments throughout the state to the Kansas...
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July 07, 2018 - 9:06 am
A house fire in east Wichita is being blamed on fireworks. It happened around midnight Friday morning in the 12-hundred block of north Bracken Court. When crews arrived, they found flames coming from the roof of the home. It took multiple fire crews about 30 minutes to get control of the blaze...
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July 05, 2018 - 10:44 pm
The city of Wichita cracked down on the use of illegal fireworks this 4th of July holiday. The twenty-two enforcement teams made up of police officers and firefighters wrote a total of 133 citations. Wichita resident Jeff Allan tells KSN News, he felt angry for receiving a $250 ticket, after his...
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July 05, 2018 - 8:37 pm
Fire investigators say a fire that destroyed a house near Topeka began when fireworks thrown in the trash reignited. The Kansas State Fire Marshal's office says both residents inside the home just south of Topeka city limits escaped the early Thursday fire after being awakened by smoke detectors...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
The Wichita Parks Foundation and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers invite you to spend your 4th of July with us at the 4th Annual Red, White & BOOM in Downtown Wichita! The event starts at 5pm with a dozen food trucks on Water Street at the Westar Energy Food Court. (See list of food...
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July 04, 2018 - 8:14 am
Fourth of July fireworks bring undue stress to nation’s veterans living with PTSD. Watch the latest video at
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