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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 5:26 am
The Wichita Police Department seized multiple illegal gambling machines. In a release Officer Charley Davidson says the WPD executed several search warrants across Wichita regarding illegal gambling machines. Davidson said this was part of a multi-agency investigation including the Wichita Police...
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January 10, 2018 - 2:12 pm
A Los Angeles man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man is charged with making a similar call in Canada days earlier. Police in Calgary said in a news release that warrants have been issued for Tyler Barriss, 25, who is charged with public...
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January 10, 2018 - 2:08 pm
An elder of a Kansas City, Missouri, church is jailed without bond in the death of his wife, who was an associate pastor. Johnson County, Kansas, jail records show that 30-year-old Robert Lee Harris, of Overland Park, Kansas, is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder. No charges have been...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Vatterott College is going to shut down its Wichita campus in June; it's located in the 8800 block of E. 37th Street North. The college says there are currently 19 students enrolled, they're all on track to graduate by the summer closure at the conclusion of the term. Vatterott currently employs...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The flu season is in full swing. Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne tells KNSS News, "We encourage people to get their flu shots in August and September, and flu season can go through as long as April; and so it's important to still get in and get a flu shot because we haven't had our...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 7:21 am
One person is dead and one seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash on the Kansas Turnpike south of Wichita. The crash was reported near Haysville around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to the Kansas Turnpike Authority a northbound SUV attempted to turn around through the barrier wall and was...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 5:29 am
Firefighters from several different agencies battled a fire at a cotton gin in Harper County. The fire was first reported around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday just south of Anthony. Anthony Fire Captain Branson Fawcett said the fire was contained around 6 p.m., when they stopped it from spreading to other...
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K N S S News
January 09, 2018 - 9:07 pm
Two veteran Wichita Police officers have been charged in separate incidents. In a news release Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said both officers have been placed on administrative leave without pay. On Friday, Officer Josh Price was charged with two misdemeanors and a felony by the Sedgwick County DA...
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Dreamstime
January 09, 2018 - 8:26 pm
Kansas City's airport is getting its first regularly scheduled nonstop transatlantic flight. Airport officials announced Tuesday that Icelandair will fly a seasonal nonstop flight from Kansas City to Iceland's capitol, Reykjavik, beginning May 25. The flights will be three times a week from May to...
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