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May 21, 2020 - 9:01 pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Thursday announced the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.
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May 17, 2020 - 9:28 am
Officials announce a couple of COVID-19 clusters: at a Fedex facility in suburban Kansas City and Perry Lake in northeast Kansas.
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February 21, 2020 - 8:54 pm
A Kansas man has admitted that he threatened to kill a 13-year-old girl's family if she didn't send him nude photos of herself.
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January 22, 2020 - 7:57 pm
A Kansas woman has pleaded guilty in a case involving the starvation of a boy, 5.
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January 16, 2020 - 6:46 pm
A Kansas teen who said he didn't know a gun was loaded when he fatally shot a friend has been acquitted of second-degree murder. The jury delivered its verdict Wednesday in the case against the Roeland Park teen, who was 13 years old in August when he shot and killed Zavier Mendoza, 14, in a home...
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January 10, 2020 - 8:15 pm
A Kansas teenager has been sentenced to more than four years in juvenile corrections for his part in an $8 Xanax deal that led to another teen's shooting death. Rolland Kobelo, 17, was sentenced Thursday. He faces 10 years in adult prison if he doesn't successfully complete his time in the juvenile...
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November 25, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Authorities say police shot and wounded a teenager while investigating a robbery in suburban Kansas City. Police said in a Facebook post that the shooting happened just after midnight Monday in Olathe. Police say officers were conducting a follow up on a previous home burglary in which handguns...
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November 20, 2019 - 6:39 pm
A Kansas city councilwoman says she will not resign after an LGBT advocate accused her of complaining to his employer about his public support for a nondiscrimination ordinance. Olathe Councilwoman Karin Brownlee made the announcement Tuesday during a council meeting that drew a standing-room-only...
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November 19, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A teenager charged with murder in Kansas told investigators he didn’t know a gun was loaded when a second teen was fatally shot. Court documents released recently say the teenagers stole the gun from a car and were playing with it when Zavier Mendoza, 14, was shot Aug. 8 at a townhome in the Kansas...
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November 14, 2019 - 7:48 pm
A Kansas teen, originally charged with murder in a high school student’s death in Olathe has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Rolland Kobelo, 17, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery and distribution of Xanax. The plea deal calls for him to be sentenced to 10 years in prison. Kobelo was...
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