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July 11, 2019 - 2:10 pm
A man accused of sexually assaulting three teenage girls at the downtown Wichita YMCA pool area was in court Thursday morning for his preliminary hearing. Keith Magoon is charged with rape and four counts of aggravated sexual battery; the alleged incident occurred on May 8. During the hearing,...
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October 02, 2018 - 10:29 am
The Greater Wichita YMCA will receive $25 million in industrial revenue bonds from the city of Wichita. The city approved a letter of intent with the YMCA back in May. The bonds will be used to build a new facility on the Wichita State Innovation Campus, at a cost of $17.5 million. It would be...
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Steve McIntosh
October 01, 2018 - 9:56 am
At its weekly meeting Tuesday, the Wichita City Council will be asked to approve issuing 25 million dollars in bonds for a new facility at Wichita State University. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the money will gp toward construction of a new YMCA on the Innovative Campus. The mayor says it's...
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June 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
A former employee of the Wichita YMCA who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls at the Kansas center will go to trial this summer. Caleb Gaston waived his preliminary hearing and pleaded not guilty on Thursday. He's accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl...
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Dreamstime
June 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
A former employee of the Wichita YMCA who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls at the center will go to trial this summer. Caleb Gaston on Thursday waived his preliminary hearing. He's accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl and of raping a four-year-old girl, both in...
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KNSS News
May 08, 2018 - 10:38 am
The Wichita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve $25 million in bonds for the Greater Wichita YMCA. $17.5 million would go to build a new facility on the WSU Innovation Campus. Another $7.5 million would be invested in the East YMCA on east Douglas, for renovations and additions. The...
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Dreamstime
March 09, 2018 - 5:14 am
The YMCA in Newton was evacuated because of a threatening message found in a bathroom stall Thursday night. KSN News spoke with Newton Police Lt. Scott Powell who said staff found the vague bomb threat and called police. The KHP searched the area with bomb sniffing dogs and no device was found...
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February 03, 2018 - 10:44 pm
Former YMCA employee Caleb Gaston remains in The Sedgwick County Jail held on a $100,000 bond. The Greater Wichita YMCA President and CEO Ronn McMahon released a statement regarding the rape allegation against former YMCA employee Caleb Gaston. In the statement, he expressed his shock and...
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Dreamstime
May 13, 2017 - 11:15 am
Andover, Kan. (KNSS) - A body was found in Butler County early Saturday morning. Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet said the investigation began around 4 a.m. on Tawakoni Road between 130th and 140th Streets. A newspaper carrier stumbled across the unidentified man's body. The coroner said the body...
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