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January 07, 2018 - 11:33 am
Preservationists and volunteers are working to get a giant electric shovel near West Mineral that weighs 5,500 tons on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Joplin Globe reports that volunteers managed to get the orange-and-black shovel, called Big Brutus, on the Register of Historic Kansas...
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January 07, 2018 - 7:50 am
A shooting in southwest Wichita has killed two people. It happened around 3 p.m. Saturday. Officers responded to a shooting call in the 1600 block of south Fern. Officers found two 20 year-old men with multiple gunshot wounds laying on the ground in front of a residence in the 1500 block of west...
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January 07, 2018 - 2:59 am
Even though the temperatures aren't subzero at night anymore, demand is still high at some Wichita area homeless shelters. At Interfaith Wichita's Emergency Shelter in downtown Wichita, volunteers have already served more than 500 individuals since opening two months ago. They expected to serve...
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January 07, 2018 - 2:37 am
One Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire has matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million grand prize. The winning numbers drawn Saturday night to claim the nation's seventh largest jackpot were 12-29-30-33-61 and Powerball 26. A Powerball winner may choose to receive the jackpot in 30...
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January 07, 2018 - 2:30 am
The Sedgwick County Division of Health is offering free flu vaccines while supplies last for uninsured residents. Yolanda Dennis, Associate Director of Preventative Health said that, they are offering free flu vaccines for children, ages 18 and younger, through the VFC program, and if you're an...
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January 06, 2018 - 10:11 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — President Donald Trump has resubmitted the nomination of Holly Lou Teeter of Lenexa to be a federal district judge for the District of Kansas. Teeter, who is currently an assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri, was among 21 judicial nominations the White...
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January 06, 2018 - 8:45 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Boog Highberger of Lawrence wants to make it a crime to abandon a firearm in a public place, a measure spurred in part by a scare on the University of Kansas campus. Highberger pre-filed the bill Dec. 28 for the legislative session that begins Monday. In...
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January 06, 2018 - 5:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Police have confirmed the identity of one of two people found dead inside a northeastern Kansas townhome after a nearly 16-hour standoff with officers. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 33-year-old Juan Lucio was the man found dead inside the Topeka townhome. Police have...
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January 06, 2018 - 5:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a homicide suspect shot by police in Missouri after he led them on a high-speed chase with murder, kidnapping and other counts. The Kansas City Star reports that 28-year-old Jeremy Comstock was charged Friday in Wyandotte County, Kansas, with first-...
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