Kansas River

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KNSS News
September 18, 2020 - 4:34 pm
A federal indictment alleges that a wastewater operator discharged inadequately treated sewage into the Kansas River and falsified discharge reports in violation of the federal Clean Water Act.
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January 22, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A woman who intentionally drove her car into the Kansas River with her two children inside has been sentenced to life in prison. Scharron Dingledine, 26, of Columbia, Missouri, was sentenced Tuesday for first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. Prosecutors said she drove her car into...
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January 05, 2019 - 11:40 am
Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Wamego man whose body was found in the Kansas River as a homicide. The body of Jacob Bouck was found in the river Dec. 24 one mile west of Wamego. He was last seen on Dec. 21. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office said a forensic autopsy...
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DREAMSTIME
October 20, 2018 - 8:06 pm
Authorities and rescue personnel spent part of Friday night searching for a person who drove a vehicle into the Kansas River. Police say that the incident happened around 6:50 p.m. Friday at the Kaw Point Park boat ramp in Kansas City, Kansas, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers...
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Dreamstime
September 23, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Topeka's government is considering alternatives to fix a low dam on Kansas River where three people have drowned since 2007. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports city officials intended to start work on the concrete weir last month. But the cost estimate of $4.4 million was nearly $2.5 million more...
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August 16, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A Missouri woman who's charged with killing her daughter, 5, and critically injuring her son, 1, by intentionally driving into the Kansas River told authorities she wanted to die and didn't want anyone else to have her children. The affidavit released Wednesday says Scharron Renea Dingledine of...
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August 06, 2018 - 5:14 pm
A Missouri woman has been charged with first-degree murder after she allegedly drove into the Kansas River, drowning her 5-year-old daughter. Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson on Monday charged 26-year-old Scharron Renea Dingledine, of Columbia, in the death of her daughter...
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DREAMSTIME
August 04, 2018 - 8:34 pm
A Missouri woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a car plunged into the Kansas River and the body of her 5-year-old daughter was pulled from the water. The Lawrence, Kansas, police department says Scharron Renea Dingledine of Columbia, Missouri, was arrested on a first degree murder...
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Dreamstime
August 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Diving crews have pulled the body of a 5-year-old child from the Kansas River, a day after the vehicle the child had been riding in crashed into the river. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the child's body was recovered Saturday morning. Police say the child was a passenger of the vehicle...
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August 03, 2018 - 10:43 pm
Two people were pulled from the Kansas River in Lawrence, Kansas, after a vehicle entered the water. A news release from the Lawrence Police Department said at 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon, a vehicle was reported to be in the Kansas River near 6th Street and Massachusetts. Emergency responders pulled...
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