Hays

February 28, 2019 - 8:29 pm
The operator of a children's psychiatric hospital in Hays has agreed to stop co-mingling patients needing short and long-term care to comply with federal requirements. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services gave the KVS Wheatland Hospital until April 1 to separate its psychiatric...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:04 am
Special agents of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), arrested a Russell man for his alleged involvement with child pornography. It happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning in Hays. Kenneth D. Herd, 54, of Russell, was arrested at his place of employment. Herd was arrested for...
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January 16, 2019 - 11:17 pm
The Hays Wal-Mart was closed as police investigated a shooting at the store. Officers responded to a possible shooter at around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night. KSN News reports that at least one shot was fired in the store. There were no injuries. Two people were taken into custody.
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December 28, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Dozens of drivers crashed or needed help after heavy snow and strong winds created treacherous whiteout conditions in western Kansas. Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Stephen Larow says the agency responded to 29 crashes Thursday, including one that killed 16-old Jackson Buerge, of Overland Park, and...
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December 27, 2018 - 9:20 pm
Officials have reopened a stretch of Interstate 70 in western Kansas. The Kansas Department of Transportation says the major east-west route from Goodland to Wakeeney is now open in both directions. The agency closed the route because of poor visibility and wrecks as a winter storm hits. Portions...
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July 07, 2018 - 12:38 am
Heavy rains caused flash flooding in northwest Kansas... Warnings were being issued for Gove and Ellis counties where up to 2-inches of rain fell in a short amount of time. In Hays, emergency crews were blocking off the intersection of 13th and Oak due to flooding. Ellis County Emergency Management...
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May 02, 2018 - 10:50 pm
The male suspect, 18, involved in the shooting incident at Menards on Monday has been arrested. In a news release, WPD Officer Charley Davidson, said the man was taken into custody in Hays, Kansas. The suspect fled from authorities Tuesday night around 5:30 p.m. and was chased in a stolen vehicle...
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Dreamstime
December 31, 2017 - 5:39 pm
HAYS, Kan. - A short in some Christmas lights may have caused a house fire to break out early Sunday morning in Hays. Fire officials said the call came in just before 3:00 AM in the 1300 block of Douglas Drive, which is in the southeast part of the city. Several citizens saw flames as they passed...
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December 08, 2017 - 8:56 pm
The Ellis County Attorney's Office says an officer involved in a fatal shooting in November 2016 will not face any charges. Police have not released the name of the man who was killed after a police chase that began early Nov. 8 when Hays police tried to stop a vehicle that was driving recklessly...
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November 03, 2017 - 9:19 pm
HAYS, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents is bringing back a former Fort Hays State official to be the university's new president. The board on Friday unanimously approved hiring Tisa Mason as 10th president of the school in Hays. Mason was the vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays...
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