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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 4:49 pm
A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that resulted in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Kansas man said he regrets that someone died but evaded questions about whether he made the call that caused the shooting. Tyler Barriss 25, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 4:06 pm
Wichita leaders are considering loosening rules governing outdoor drinking. On Tuesday, the City Council will consider allowing bars and restaurants to apply for permits that would allow them to expand their drinking spaces for a year at a time. The council also will look at opening outdoor areas...
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KNSS
Steve Boyer
January 15, 2018 - 2:53 pm
Police say a 26-year-old man was shot in southeast Wichita Sunday night in the 38-hundred block of East Cessna. Authorities say the victim was a man on a ladder taking down Christmas decorations when he received a single gunshot wound in his right side. Another victim, a 50 year-old man was nearly...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
January 15, 2018 - 9:57 am
Cars and trucks were colliding and sliding off slick roadways in the Wichita area this morning ... thanks to a winter storm that brought rain and then snow to south central Kansas. The Emergency Accident Reporting Plan was put into effect for Wichita this morning. That means if you're in an...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 11:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo has a new arrival. The zoo announced Friday that a female chimpanzee named Gracie was born earlier in the week to 21-year-old Teetoo. Gracie is Teetoo's first baby. Teetoo and her twin sister, Teeoni, came to Kansas City from the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan,...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in a shooting at a Topeka hotel that left a 31-year-old man dead. Police say 18-year-old Logan Lee Able Bartley, of Topeka, was booked Saturday on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated robbery. Officers were called to the Best Western motel in...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 6:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Filipino woman arrested last year in Kansas has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $100,000 from a U.S. Naval base in Japan. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Cynthia Lopez Creseni was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. She will be returned to the...
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KNSS News
January 14, 2018 - 5:29 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - An investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita results in two men pleading guilty to federal gambling and income tax charges. On Friday, 46-year-old Daven Flax pled guilty to two counts of operating an illegal gambling business and one count of making a false statement on...
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