Kansas Highway Patrol

December 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
Authorities say a woman was killed and four others were hurt when a fleeing driver smashed a stolen car into two other vehicles in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that police say officers began pursuing the stolen Audi A4 Saturday night but ended the pursuit shortly before the...
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Steve Boyer
December 26, 2018 - 5:47 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol has released their activity report for the Christmas Holiday weekend which ran from 6:00 PM on Friday, December 21, through 11:59 PM on Tuesday, December 25. The report compares this years activities against the two previous years. While DUI arrests were down this year,...
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December 25, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly will have the current superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol and the state fire marshal stay in their jobs after she takes office. Kelly has announced that Col. Mark Bruce will continue leading the patrol and Doug Jorgensen will continue serving as the state's...
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December 22, 2018 - 9:22 am
A 24-year-old man is jailed after a two-day police chase that ran through four Kansas counties on roads and through fields at speeds sometimes over 100 mph. Kansas Highway Patrol spokesman Chad Crittenden said the chase started Wednesday night when officers received a report of a stolen vehicle and...
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Dreamstime
December 17, 2018 - 3:10 am
During a search from the air for two suspects wanted in a string of robberies Sunday in South Wichita, pilots with the Kansas Highway Patrol were briefly blinded by a green laser light. An investigation has been launched by the FBI into a 29-year-old Wichita man after troopers say he pointed a...
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December 09, 2018 - 5:37 am
A crash Friday morning has claimed the life of a Southwest Kansas man. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 10:30 in southern Gray County on County Road 2. They say 34-year-old Nicholas Davidson was driving on the road when the vehicle left the roadway, he overcorrected, and...
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Dreamstime
December 08, 2018 - 5:51 pm
A traffic accident early Saturday morning has claimed the life of a Newton woman. The crash happened just after 6 AM on the northbound exit ramp of I-235 to Central Avenue. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Mareco Bonds was exiting I-235 onto Central when, for an unknown reason, the...
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December 02, 2018 - 4:00 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in southwest Kansas. The accident happened two-and-a-half miles south of the U-160/U-183 junction in Clark County shortly before 7:30 Friday night. 52-year-old Michael Burton of Osceola, NE was driving his semi northbound on US 183 when he...
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Ted Woodward
November 28, 2018 - 1:42 pm
More information on an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in the east part of Wichita near Kellogg & Webb. After 3:00 p.m., a police officer on a motorcycle saw a Chevy Cavalier east-bound on Kellogg, going 56 miles per hour in a 40-mile-per-hour construction zone. The driver would not...
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Dreamstime
November 18, 2018 - 4:12 am
If you're planning on hitting the road this Thanksgiving week, the Kansas Highway Patrol will be participating in the annual Special Traffic Enforcement Program -- or STEP. The program is designed to target impaired drivers and focus on enforcing seat belt, plus child restraint and other traffic...
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