Kansas

August 14, 2018 - 11:12 pm
A toddler was hospitalized after being injured in a shooting. It happened around 2:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near 24th and Chautauqua. Police said several people opened fire striking a house with a 7-month old boy and his father were inside. Both were taken to a Wichita hospital and treated. The...
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August 14, 2018 - 11:03 pm
One person is dead following a bicycle - truck accident in northeast Wichita. It happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night 5300 block of east 21st, east of Oliver. KSN News reports that the bicycle rider, a man, 60, who lived in the area, was not breathing when emergency crews arrived. He was...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:13 pm
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat in a surprise announcement after a review...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:25 pm
A man convicted of aggravated battery after hitting a Kansas State student with his truck in Manhattan has been sentenced to about two years in prison. Nicolas Blaha, 22, of Platte City, Missouri, was sentenced Monday to 20 months for aggravated battery and eight months for failure to stop at the...
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August 14, 2018 - 7:06 pm
A Kansas man who is fighting deportation to his native Bangladesh will be able to present his case to an immigration judge. Attorneys for Syed Jamal, of Lawrence, announced Tuesday that the Board of Immigration Appeals ruled last week that he should be allowed to present his case to a judge in...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:56 pm
No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 during a cross-country trip. Cherokee County Attorney Jacob Conard wrote in a letter released Monday that there's no evidence the 23-year-old driver from...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The former treasurer of an organization whose members advise student journalists was removed from his position after spending $21,000 of the group's money for personal use. Corbin Crable sent a statement Monday to members of Kansas Collegiate Media acknowledging falsifying reports to cover up his...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach slightly widened his lead Tuesday over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the tight Republican race for governor after the state's second largest county released its count of provisional ballots. The counting began Monday in the contentious Aug. 7 Republican primary. The work...
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August 13, 2018 - 9:19 pm
The top election official in Kansas' most populous county says they are not counting some 35 provisional ballots where the unaffiliated voter did not complete a party affiliation declaration on Election Day. How to handle such ballots in Johnson County and across the state has emerged on the first...
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August 13, 2018 - 9:05 pm
A fired Kansas police officer has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a black man. Leavenworth County Prosecutor Todd Thompson announced Monday that Matthew Harrington, of Henderson, Nevada, has been indicted on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Antonio Garcia Jr. The...
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