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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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Dreamstime
January 09, 2018 - 8:20 pm
Federal prosecutors say a former mail carrier was part of a scheme to deliver marijuana to Johnson County. Terrell Dewayne Shears, 25, of Overland Park on Tuesday was placed on five years of probation for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Prosecutors say while Johnson delivered...
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Dreamstime
January 09, 2018 - 8:12 pm
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Michelle De La Isla, 41, was sworn in Monday after winning the November election with 51.3% of the votes. She'll replace Larry Wolgast, who decided not to seek re-election after serving as Topeka's mayor since April 2013. De La Isla was born in New York and...
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Dreanstime
January 09, 2018 - 8:08 pm
Authorities have arrested a Kansas man after his wife's body was found across the state line in Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that police say the man was alone when officers went to his Overland Park, Kansas, residence Monday afternoon after receiving calls about a domestic disturbance...
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