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Steve McIntosh
August 29, 2019 - 5:01 am
A suspect wanted in an Oklahoma shooting incident led Kansas Highway Patrol troopers on a chase that ended near downtown Wichita. KHP says they were contacted by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol concerning a shooting in Kay County, Oklahoma. Troopers located the suspect vehicle in southeast Wichita and...
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July 28, 2019 - 2:57 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Garden City man is dead, and 4 others are injured after a crash in Finney County Saturday morning. The crash happened at around 11:30 a.m. 1 mile west of Chmelka (Shmelka) Road. 22-year-old Mariano Rodriguez from Texas was eastbound on U.S. 50 one mile west of...
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July 28, 2019 - 2:43 pm
A former drag racer has turned tragedy into a program that is saving lives. B.R.A.K.E.S. stands for Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe. It was established by Doug Herbert, a former drag racing champion, after his sons died in 2008. The program tackles topics such as accident avoidance,...
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July 07, 2019 - 2:45 pm
An ATV accident in western Kansas has claimed the life of a 7-year-old boy. It happened Saturday just after 5 p.m. in Hamilton County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the boy was driving east on River Road, west of Syracuse, Kan. when the ATV began to rotate clockwise on all four tires. The...
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Dreamstime
February 09, 2019 - 5:58 am
One person is dead after a rollover accident in southwest Wichita Saturday morning. KHP Trooper Austin Schneider said the incident took place around 1 a.m. near I-235 and West. A person who saw the crash called 9-1-1. Schneider said a driver of a pickup truck veered left of the highway, appeared to...
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Dreamstime
January 26, 2019 - 2:21 am
An Arkansas City accident Friday morning killed a 72-year old man. The accident involved two vehicles and happened on U.S. 77 between Kansas and Chestnut avenues. According to Kansas Highway Patrol, 72-year-old Maurice Howe was driving southbound in his minivan when he crossed the center line,...
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Dreamstime
Amy Webb
January 06, 2019 - 6:48 pm
A single-engine plane went down north of Lawrence Saturday afternoon. The accident occured when the plane went down near the Lawrence Municipal Airport after 4 p.m. The pilot was forced to make a hard landing after discovering a mechanical issue. He landed safely in a field in the 1600 block of...
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Dreamstime
September 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The Wichita Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday in Wichita, beginning at 11 pm and ending at or around 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers are going to be stopping motorists to check their driver’s license, proof of insurance and seat belt usage. Motorists not in compliance...
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Dreamstime
August 18, 2018 - 12:46 am
Those driving on Kellogg this weekend might want to let off the gas just a little bit. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be conducting speed enforcement on Saturday on different parts of Kellogg. There will be more law enforcement than normal on the highway, looking for speeders. Where along Kellogg...
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August 07, 2018 - 5:15 am
Federal agencies are looking into an intentional laser strike on Kansas Highway Patrol aircraft last week. It happened on the evening of Saturday Aug. 4th, KHP aircraft were assisting ground crews in the pursuit of an escaped inmate from Winfield Correctional Facility. As they flew over Cowley...
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