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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 10:51 pm
A family staying at the Ronald McDonald house in Wichita for a boy's cancer treatments has had their SUV stolen right out of the parking lot. The theft of the 2012 Chevy Traverse is causing more headaches for a family already dealing with a lot. Layd'n Hinderliter was diagosed with stage 4 cancer,...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 7:10 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating a death in rural western Kansas. Law enforcement responded to a call at 4:50 a.m. Monday to 411 Commercial Street in Plainville. When they arrived, they found a woman dead inside the home. She has been identified as 24-year old Alexis Garcia, of...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
The Hoisington Police Department is asking for the public's help in the search for a toddler, reported missing from her home Tuesday afternoon. The Barton County Sheriff's Office says that 3-year old Iviona Lewis was reported missing about 3:49 p.m. Tuesday, but was last seen about 10:50 p.m...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2018 - 6:20 pm
The mother of a man killed by a Wichita police officer after a prank 911 call went before the City Council on Tuesday, wanting answers and explanations as to why her son was shot and killed. Lisa Finch has been at Council meetings before, but Tuesday was the first time Finch spoke directly to the...
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March 20, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Jury selection has begun for three militia members accused of conspiring to bomb an apartment complex housing Somalis in Kansas. Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and conspiracy against civil rights. Stein also faces a...
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Dreamstime
March 18, 2018 - 7:01 pm
A condemned Missouri inmate faces a potentially "gruesome and painful" execution because of a rare medical condition that compromises the man's veins and causes multiple tumors in his head and throat, his attorney said Sunday. Russell Bucklew is scheduled to die by injection Tuesday evening for...
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Dreamstime
March 17, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Police say a man has been shot to death inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say officers were called to the Firelight Lounge around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting. Arriving officers reported finding a man in his mid-30s who was dead from an apparent gunshot wound inside the...
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Dreamstime
March 17, 2018 - 1:05 am
Billboards have been seen in Wichita demanding justice for the 'swatting' death of Andrew Finch. The red and black billboards read: 'ANDREW FINCH IS DEAD. IF YOU BELIEVE IN JUSTICE, IT'S TIME TO FILE CHARGES.' Andrew Finch was killed when someone called in fake information to Wichita Police, who...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2018 - 2:31 pm
A lawsuit filed by BuzzFeed has been dismissed against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach over an open records request. BuzzFeed filed the lawsuit in October, arguing that Kobach's office had refused to release emails containing any of 30 terms that relate to immigration or elections. BuzzFeed...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm
A National Guardsman who threatened to kill Vice President Mike Pence has been sentenced to six months in prison. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 23-year-old William Dunbar to serve an additional six months of home detention and get mental health treatment. He pleaded guilty in December to...
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