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November 05, 2019 - 6:53 pm
An inmate serving a life sentence for killing a Kansas teacher has been sentenced to an additional 19 ½ years for attempting to sexually assault a prison counselor. The extra time was ordered last week for Tanner Green, 42. He already is serving a "Hard 50" life term for the 2000 murder of Janice...
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November 04, 2019 - 8:59 pm
A Kansas man serving a life sentence for killing a toddler has been sentenced to 13 ½ more years in prison for stabbing a guard at least three times in the abdomen with a shank. Mark Anthony Baker, 34, was sentenced to the extra time Friday for the Dec. 6, 2018, attack at the Hutchinson...
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November 03, 2019 - 11:37 am
The U.S. Geological Survey says several earthquakes were recorded in south-central Kansas and northern Oklahoma this weekend, but no significant damage was reported.
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September 24, 2019 - 8:51 pm
Reno County Sheriff Randy Henderson announced his upcoming retirement on Tuesday. In a news release Henderson said his retirement from the office will be effective later this year. “Recently, we have all been reminded about how precious life is. After over fourty-three years in law enforcement, I...
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September 05, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Hutchinson police say a woman who was found unconscious in an alley in August has died. Lora Beth Stratton, 29, had been on life support at a Wichita hospital since she was found strangled on Aug. 24. She died Wednesday. Two people were arrested in Stratton's assault. Reno County Deputy District...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:19 pm
Sailors from across the United States will be in Wichita and Hutchinson, beginning this coming Monday for the region’s first Navy Week. Events will include outreach activities with corporations, schools and other organizations. Navy Week program manager Lt. John Stevens says he enjoys promoting the...
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August 29, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Layoffs were announced late Thursday afternoon at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston. In a news release the company called it a "workforce reduction." They layoffs will impact approximately seventy production and office workers. The company will continue to operate both first and second shifts...
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August 18, 2019 - 8:03 am
Another quake has rattled the Hutchinson area overnight. It happened around 3:45 a.m. The quake was centered 3 miles southwest of Hutchinson and was a magnitude 4.1. There are reports of books falling off of shelves but no other reports of damage. A 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the same area...
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August 16, 2019 - 11:34 am
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.2 Magnitude earthquake shook parts of Kansas near South Hutchinson. The earthquake occurred at 7:59 a.m. Friday, with an epicenter about 3 miles from Hutchinson. In the following 44 minutes, three more aftershocks with magnitudes 2.6 or higher were also recorded...
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July 19, 2019 - 7:08 pm
The Reno County District Attorney has ruled that an officer-involved shooting that happened on June 20 in Hutchinson as justified. Police shot Brendan Jones in the leg during the standoff. District Attorney Keith Shroeder says officers knew that the 21-year old Jones had a long record of criminal...
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