Kansas Highway Patrol

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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KNSS News
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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September 08, 2018 - 8:59 am
One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident this morning on U.S. Highway 50 near Halstead. The wreck occurred around 6:45 a.m. on U.S. 50 between Hertzler and Halstead roads. An eastbound semi crossed into the westbound lane, colliding with a SUV. A female passenger in the SUV, 73-year-old...
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July 14, 2018 - 7:25 am
The last of three inmates who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been apprehended in Kansas. Sharp County Arkansas Sheriff Mark Counts told Jonesboro television station KAIT that Randall Paul Sledge was arrested Friday by troopers with the Kansas Highway Patrol. Counts did not provide details on the...
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Dreamstime
July 06, 2018 - 10:59 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Independence Day Holiday Activity Report; the KHP assisted 433 motorists during the holiday-reporting period. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Kansas Highway...
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Dreamstime
June 04, 2018 - 7:56 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol has arrested 16 protesters who blocked access to Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer's ceremonial office by sitting outside the door. The people arrested Monday for misdemeanor criminal trespassing were part of the Poor People's Campaign. They were protesting over health care issues...
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