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June 27, 2017 - 4:13 am
HOISINGTON, Kan. (KNSS) - A Larned woman has succumbed to injuries she sustained in a traffic accident Saturday night. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that a pickup truck was eastbound on Northwest 190th Road four miles south of the Barton/Russell County line when it ran a stop sign at U.S. 28...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:55 pm
SALINA, Kan. (KNSS) - An isolated storm near Salina caused some damage east of the city. It happened early Monday evening in Saline County. A tornado was reported on the ground for a brief time and emergency crews tended to a semi that was blown over on I-70 east of Ohio Street. The driver was not...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:04 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A Wichita man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of using stolen identities to obtain car loans, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Reu Charles Chamberlain, 30, Wichita, KS, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud. In his plea, he admitted he used a stolen identity at Eddy’s...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:52 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is meeting with donors aligned with the Koch brothers. USA Today reports Greitens was among elected officials who attended a private retreat at a luxury resort last weekend in Colorado Springs. Invitations were only given to...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:44 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The winter wheat harvest has almost reached the halfway mark in Kansas. That is the word Monday from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. The agency says the 48% now harvested in the state is about average for this time of year. Harvest activity is now in full swing...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:41 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A jailhouse phone call transcript shows that a man suspected in a string of bank robberies and of shooting at a police officer asked his mother to clear his Montana home of guns after his arrest. The transcript of the call between Richard Gathercole, 39, and his mother, who is...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have allowed Gov. Sam Brownback's vetoes of a lottery bill and three budget items to stand. Lawmakers didn't attempt to override the vetoes Monday before adjourning their annual session. Brownback rejected a bill that would have allowed vending machine sales...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:30 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has admitted to driving a getaway vehicle from the scene of a convenience store robbery while wearing a monitoring device from a previous crime. The U.S. attorney's office says Christopher Allen Bush, 26, of Topeka, pleaded guilty Monday to aiding and abetting a...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:07 pm
LARNED, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas man is jailed on $100,000 bond after being accused of killing his wife late last year. Pawnee County prosecutors on Friday charged Jacob Ohnmacht, 27, of Larned with second-degree murder, three counts of felony interference of law enforcement, and a misdemeanor...
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June 26, 2017 - 8:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The chairman of the Kansas House Elections Committee is running for the Republican nomination for secretary of state next year. Rep. Keith Esau, (R-Olathe), is touting his three decades as a software developer and computer systems auditor as valuable experience for helping the...
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