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KNSS NEWS
November 16, 2017 - 10:28 am
Court records say a man posed for photos with his dead wife, along with their newborn and toddler, before dismembering her body in a Kansas City hotel room. The Kansas City Star reports that 35-year-old Justin Rey was charged Wednesday with abandonment of a corpse and child endangerment in Missouri...
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Dreamstime
November 10, 2017 - 9:31 am
A man has been sentenced to life in prison in a fatal shooting during a botched robbery outside a Kansas City, Kansas, bar. The Kansas City Star reports that 20-year-old Filiberto Espinoza Jr. won't be eligible for parole for 25 years under the sentence ordered Thursday for first-degree felony...
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Sen Pat Roberts Office
November 09, 2017 - 2:36 pm
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee’s approval of President Trump’s nomination of Holly Teeter, of Lenexa, to serve as U.S. Federal District Court Judge for the District of Kansas. Her nomination was approved with strong bipartisan support and now goes to the...
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Dreamstime
November 08, 2017 - 10:33 am
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas mother has been convicted of repeatedly punching another mother after their children fought. The Kansas City Star reports that jurors found 34-year-old Amanda Lee Gross guilty Monday of battery in Leavenworth County. The attack happened Feb. 2 in Leavenworth after...
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Dreamstime
November 07, 2017 - 9:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after multiple officers fired shots during a traffic stop in Kansas City, Kansas. Officer Cameron Morgan said that the shooting happened Monday night when a vehicle was stopped during a multi-agency investigation into what he described as "...
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Dreamstime
November 06, 2017 - 4:25 pm
A black Kansas man has admitted he put racist graffiti on his own car as a Halloween prank that got out of hand. The Riley County Police Department said in a news release Monday that no criminal charges would be filed against 21-year-old Dauntarius Williams for filing a false report. Authorities...
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Dreamstime
November 06, 2017 - 2:09 pm
The death certificate for a black man killed by Topeka police in September says he died from gunshot wounds to his back, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports. The newspaper obtained a copy of Dominique White's death certificate Saturday. The document isn't a public record. Topeka police said...
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Dreamstime
October 31, 2017 - 1:37 pm
The death of a woman whose body was found near train tracks in south-central Kansas is being investigated as suspicious. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says deputies who responded Monday morning noticed trauma on the woman's body. It was found next to a road and near the train tracks...
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KNSS News
October 30, 2017 - 1:58 pm
Wichita police say they are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a truck as suspicious. Officer Charley Davidson said Monday that officers were called early Sunday when a man found the woman's body inside a pickup truck. Davidson says the man who found the body did not know...
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Dreamstime
October 24, 2017 - 11:44 am
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The parents of a Leavenworth County teenager who has been missing since 1988 are going to court in an effort get criminal investigative records on their son's case. Harold and Alberta Leach of Linwood are suing Leavenworth County after county officials rejected a Kansas...
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