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November 25, 2016 - 6:48 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Frank Mason III had 21 points, Udoka Azubuike added 17 in his first career start and No. 5 Kansas dunked its way to a 95-57 victory over UNC Asheville on Friday night. Josh Jackson contributed 14 points, Lagerald Vick had 12 and Devonte Graham finished with 11 assists, including...
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November 25, 2016 - 5:21 am
WICHITA, Kan. — Police say a 15-year-old boy has died after he was shot outside a Wichita laundromat. A 13-year-old boy told police he and the 15-year-old were in the parking lot of Lost Sock Wednesday when three men approached them. A release Wichita Officer Charley Davidson sent Thursday says the...
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November 25, 2016 - 5:03 am
WICHITA, Kan. — Grey Thursday produced thousands of shoppers to stores that opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day. At some major retailers the lines were an hour long at the registers with people looking to grab some pre black Friday bargains. From the JC Penny in the Town West Square Mall to Toys...
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November 24, 2016 - 8:52 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Police and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in finding a gunman from earlier this month. The gunman opened fire on a car full of people, striking one person. The victims told police they were leaving a party at 5 a.m. on Nov. 1 when a black Chrysler pulled up...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A U.S. Navy destroyer warship has been named in honor of a Topeka three star general who became the first black aviator, first black general and first black base commander in the Marine Corps. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced this month that the destroyer under construction...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office has tentatively identified human remains found in a field in Harrah. Investigators say the skeletal remains are those of 27-year-old Zachary Lang. Officials say DNA testing is needed to make a conclusive identification but that items found at the...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:29 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A University of Kansas professor is giving more than 700 autographed portraits of celebrities to one of the school's libraries. The Lawrence Journal-World reports ( http://bit.ly/2fJdDQV ) associate film and media studies professor John Tibbetts will give the portraits to the...
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November 24, 2016 - 7:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a Kansas City officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a police car while pursuing carjacking suspects. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2fWIhJr ) that the officer is in stable condition at a hospital Thursday. Police were chasing a vehicle taken...
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November 24, 2016 - 6:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The mayor's 100-foot-tall Christmas tree in Kansas City, Missouri will be lit Friday. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2fd5pnM ) 2014 Olympic gold medal-winning ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will help light the Douglas fir in Crown Center Square. The tree...
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November 24, 2016 - 12:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Police say a 15-year-old boy has died after he was shot outside a Wichita laundromat. On Wednesday night, officers were called to the Burger King in the 19-hundred block of East Pawnee, near Southeast Boulevard. When they arrived, a 13-year-old boy told them that he and a 15-year-...
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