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KNSS News
May 20, 2020 - 7:31 pm
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Public Lands Division has found a big way to help those in need.
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KNSS News
January 26, 2020 - 9:15 pm
US-54 closed due to gas line leak near Pratt.
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November 21, 2018 - 7:35 pm
A man shot by police earlier this month near the town of Pratt has died. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Rene Prieto, 38, died Wednesday in a Wichita hospital, where he had been treated since the shooting on Nov. 13. An autopsy is planned and the bureau says in a brief news release that the...
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November 13, 2018 - 11:49 pm
Federal agencies are investigating an officer involved shooting in Pratt. It happened around just before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 500 block of north Main. Investigators said that a man, 38, was waiving a gun in the street. When police arrived, the suspect fired a shot at them. Three of...
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September 03, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Flood waters have been on the rise in Manhattan after 5 to 9 inches of rain fell overnight, leading to evacuations. Water has covered parking lots and invaded homes and apartments. Westar Energy shut off power to those affected areas in Manhattan and the American Red Cross set up two evacuation...
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Dreamstime
February 27, 2018 - 7:08 pm
A Pratt man has been sentenced to nearly 19 years in prison for sex crimes involving minors. Matt Gamblin, 38, was sentenced Monday for aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Gamblin pleaded guilty in January. The crimes, involving minors, took place in October...
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January 28, 2018 - 10:13 am
Hospital officials in Wichita say the mother of four children who all perished in a house fire in Pratt has died. Our news partners at KSN-TV confirmed the news from Via Christi / St. Francis Hospital. Charee Wheatley was kept on life support in order to complete organ donation. Emergency crews...
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
A former Pratt elementary school secretary has been sentenced to prison for making a bomb threat to the town's high school. Claudia Rodriguez-Oviedo was sentenced Monday to concurrent sentences of a year for aggravated criminal threat and eight months for unlawful act concerning a computer. The...
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Dreamstime
October 25, 2017 - 9:09 pm
PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Two Missouri hunters have been sentenced to sixty-days in county jail and ordered to pay $18,200 in fines for poaching deer in Kansas. Pratt County Attorney Tracey Beverlin said in a news release that Hunter Bottcher, of Otterville, Missouri, and Samuel Hawieson, of Sedalia, both...
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Dreamstime
October 16, 2017 - 5:29 pm
PRATT, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected of killing or wounding people in Mississippi, New Mexico and Kansas has been sentenced in Kansas. Local media report Alex Deaton was sentenced Monday to nearly thirteen years in prison and $4,000 in restitution for shooting a Pratt convenience store clerk in March...
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