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November 20, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Wichita police say a man died after an accident at a construction equipment plant in southwest Wichita. Police spokesman Keven Wheeler says the man was injured early Wednesday when he was working on machinery at Case New Holland Construction. The man was identified as Andrew Taylor, 35. Wheeler...
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November 20, 2019 - 7:02 pm
A Kansas man who killed his estranged wife and her cousin has been sentenced to nearly 46 years in prison. District Attorney Mike Kagay announced Wednesday that Bradley Sportsman, 41, of Hollenberg, was sentenced for the 2018 deaths of Lisa Sportsman, 28, and Jesse Polinskey, 17. Police say the...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:51 pm
The Kansas Department of Corrections says nearly 500 inmates at the Topeka Correctional Facility are in temporary housing because of a gas leak. The department said Wednesday that 466 women were moved from five housing units after the leak was discovered in a gas line leading into the facility. The...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
A Wichita man who hog-tied a Sprint store clerk and stole dozens of smartphones has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister’s office said Camarin McPherson, 26, was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in August to robbery after an April 25 holdup of a Sprint store...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:39 pm
A Kansas city councilwoman says she will not resign after an LGBT advocate accused her of complaining to his employer about his public support for a nondiscrimination ordinance. Olathe Councilwoman Karin Brownlee made the announcement Tuesday during a council meeting that drew a standing-room-only...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:28 pm
A Wichita businessman has been sentenced to one year of supervised probation for his role in the transfer of betting information from illegal poker games. Johnny Steven was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact to the unlawful transmission of wagering...
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November 19, 2019 - 8:49 pm
A Topeka man was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for cyberstalking a former co-worker by using her identity to post sexual content. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Blake Adam Austin, 35, was sentenced Tuesday for cyberstalking and possessing and distributing child pornography. The...
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November 19, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A teenager charged with murder in Kansas told investigators he didn’t know a gun was loaded when a second teen was fatally shot. Court documents released recently say the teenagers stole the gun from a car and were playing with it when Zavier Mendoza, 14, was shot Aug. 8 at a townhome in the Kansas...
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November 19, 2019 - 8:30 pm
Authorities say the deaths of two people at a Webb City dental office was a murder-suicide. Police Chief Don Melton said authorities believe Windell Glass, 55, fatally shot his estranged wife, Camille Hostetter, 45, and then shot himself. The bodies were found Monday at Hostetter’s dental office...
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November 19, 2019 - 6:38 pm
Kansas is reporting that its unemployment rate in October dipped to 3.1% and was at its lowest rate in more than 40 years. The state Department of Labor said Tuesday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined from 3.2% in September and was below the 3.3% recorded in October 2018. Labor...
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