Kansas

November 15, 2018 - 11:13 pm
A Newton high school student has been arrested, accused of sex crimes on school grounds. Samuel Loomis, 18, was booked into the Harvey County jail on suspicion of rape and unvoluntary sexual relatios. Police say the rape happened on November 5, in a school parking lot. Investigators said Loomis and...
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November 15, 2018 - 10:49 pm
Fire damaged a home in south Wichita. It happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. Thursday night in the 1700 block of south Wichita, near Harry and Broadway. Fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the home as they arrived. The fire was quickly brought under control. There were no injuries. A cause...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
The Wichita Police Department on Thursday, presented an aggravated battery case to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, leading to an active arrest warrant being issued for Bryant Douglas, Jr., 35, on charges of attempted 1st-degree murder, aggravated domestic battery and felon in...
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Photo: Sen. Jerry Moran
November 15, 2018 - 9:33 pm
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on Thursday released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Kansan Michelle ‘Miki’ Bowman on a bipartisan 64-34 vote to serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:26 pm
A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas said he belongs to "the master race" as he critiqued a land-use proposal by a black city planner at a board meeting. Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy Tuesday in response to the presentation by...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:15 pm
A Kansas man who was growing marijuana on an island in the Neosho River has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Scott Joseph Skibo, 55, of Chetopa, was sentenced Thursday for unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:03 pm
A Kansas City nurse decided to donate a kidney to a patient, triggering a series of events that led to three people getting new organs in the first kidney donation chain collaboration between Children's Mercy and University of Kansas hospitals. Children's Mercy nurse Christa Jordan wanted to donate...
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November 15, 2018 - 8:21 pm
Kansas' attorney general is arguing in federal court filings that Secretary of State Kris Kobach should not be held liable for exposing sensitive information about voters. Attorney General Derek Schmidt also contends that voters have no constitutional right to the privacy of their data. In recent...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The man accused of running over a Wichita police officer last year has pleaded guilty. Justin Terrazas pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated battery and other charges. Prosecutors say Terrazas ran over officer Brian Arterburn while fleeing in a stolen vehicle in February 2017. Terrazas will be...
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