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September 21, 2019 - 7:40 pm
The city of Sedgwick announced that Larry Alexander, the city's police chief, was terminated, in a social media post. In a statement by City Administrator Joe Turner, at approximately 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, Larry Alexander was “terminated for cause.” Because it is a personnel matter, no other details...
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September 20, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Authorities say a man has died after becoming trapped in a grain truck near Mulvane. It happened just after noon Friday at 111th street south and Hillside. Sedgwick County deputies say the man, 39, was in the back of tractor-trailer that hauls grain and somehow became trapped. Crews were called to...
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September 20, 2019 - 7:16 pm
A man was sentenced to 15.5 years for a fatal shooting in Wichita last year. Douglas Pete, 24, of Wichita, was sentenced Friday in the death of Deonte Mitchell, 25. Mitchell was found dead in February 2018 outside a Wichita home. He was shot in the back. District Attorney Marc Bennett said in a...
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September 20, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Kansas is reporting that unemployment in the state dropped to 3.2% in August and was at its lowest rate in more than 20 years. The state Department of Labor said Friday that the state gained private-sector jobs during the month and over the past year. Labor economist Emilie Doerksen said the state...
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September 20, 2019 - 6:46 pm
The Catholic Diocese of Wichita has published a list naming 15 priests accused of child sexual abuse. It also released on Friday a letter from Bishop Carl Kemme saying the diocese will soon provide information on the substantiated allegations to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, which is...
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September 20, 2019 - 6:35 pm
The Kansas Board of Regents is requesting a $95.3 million increase in state tax funding for 32 universities and colleges in the system. $50 million of that proposal advanced this week would go to the six public universities that some regents hope could result in a second year of tuition freezes for...
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September 20, 2019 - 6:06 pm
Authorities say a driver was killed when a sport utility vehicle rolled of a bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say the SUV was traveling south on a highway when it left the roadway and tumbled off the bridge. The driver was the only person inside and was pronounced dead at a hospital. The...
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September 19, 2019 - 11:34 pm
Wichita police are investigating after a suspect vehicle crashed in east Wichita. It began late Thursday night in Butler County near U-S 54 and Andover road, and continued west into the Wichita city limits. The vehicle crashed at Kellogg and Webb road. Initial reports indicated that no one was...
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September 19, 2019 - 6:38 pm
The Butler County Sheriff's says at least 60 cats — some of them dead— were removed from a home in Augusta. Sheriff Kelly Herzet says crews cleared the animals from the home Thursday. He said a dead and decaying dog was found inside the house and it's possible more animals would be found. KAKE -TV...
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September 19, 2019 - 6:32 pm
A Kansas man who was shot with his own gun was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison after admitting he was not legally allowed to have the weapon. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release that Keeno DeVonte Collins, 26, of Ozawkie, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty...
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