Harvey County

KNSS News
November 04, 2019 - 5:31 am
Officials in Harvey County say crews have stopped the spread of a grass fire northeast of Burrton. KSN News spoke with Harvey County public information officer Kyle McCaskey, who said a grass fire call first came out at 12:57 p.m. Sunday. “About 300 to 400 acres of land has burned in the fire,”...
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May 26, 2019 - 5:40 am
Three people are in custody after a two-county police chase that ended northwest of El Dorado. Dispatchers in Harvey County received a call of a vehicle acting strangely around 3 Saturday afternoon in the area of 36th Street and South Hillside. When officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the...
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September 26, 2018 - 11:57 pm
One person was arrested following a police stand-off in Harvey County. It happened around noon on Wednesday in the 8600 block of N. Mission Road, (west of Hesston). Harvey County Sheriff Chad Gay says a homeowner found his garage door open, and discovered an intruder inside the home. The suspect...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:59 am
One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident this morning on U.S. Highway 50 near Halstead. The wreck occurred around 6:45 a.m. on U.S. 50 between Hertzler and Halstead roads. An eastbound semi crossed into the westbound lane, colliding with a SUV. A female passenger in the SUV, 73-year-old...
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July 24, 2018 - 9:04 pm
A motorcyclist has died following a crash in northern Sedgwick County. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at 101st Street North and Broadway. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department said a pickup was heading east on 101st Street and a motorcycle was heading north on Broadway. The...
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July 15, 2018 - 9:35 am
Officials say a 49 year-old man accidentally drowned at a lake at Harvey County East Park. It happened Saturday evening when the man tried to swim across the lake. His body was recovered at approximately 6 p.m. Alcohol may have been involved and the Harvey County Sheriff is investigating. The man's...
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Steve McIntosh
April 20, 2018 - 10:41 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports a seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in March ... unchanged from February ... and down from 3.7 percent in March of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,100 over the month ... the tenth consecutive month of job growth. Since March of last year,...
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
Fire crews in Harvey County battled a grass fire. It happened Friday afternoon in the 7800 block of SE 36th. Units from Sedgwick County also assisted in battling the blaze. The fire destroyed five buildings but a home was saved as fire crews were able to get ahead of the fire and applied foam to...
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Dreamstime
August 22, 2017 - 9:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — A man has charged that the Kansas legal system has failed his family. Edward Runyon, says the system failed his daughter and granddaughter after a sex offender's status was not made available. The Wichita Eagles reports that Keith Hawkins, 19, was charged Aug. 8, with capital...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Harvey County Attorney David Yoder reports that the charges against a suspect accused of a triple murder have been dismissed in that county. Yoder said in a news release, “The charges in Harvey County against Myrta Rangel have been dismissed without prejudice Wednesday, and new...
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