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January 16, 2018 - 8:30 am
Singer/songwriter James Taylor and his All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt and her band are coming to Wichita's Intrust Bank Arena on Thursday May 24. James Taylor has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the...
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Dreamstime
January 16, 2018 - 8:11 am
Low temperatures and dangerous wind chills are closing schools across Kansas. The school systems canceling classes Tuesday include Wichita, Lawrence, El Dorado, Salina, Wamego and McPherson. Several Johnson County schools, including Shawnee Mission, Olathe and Blue Valley, had previously scheduled...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
Overland Park police say a call from a man claiming he shot a relative was a hoax. Police spokesman Officer John Lacy says dispatchers received a call Monday morning from a man who said he shot a relative inside a home and he would shoot police if they showed up. Officers surrounded the home but...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 7:42 pm
Topeka police are searching for a person of interest in a homicide near Washburn University. Police Lt. Steve Roth says officers responding to a report of shots fired Sunday morning found a man dead inside a car. The man was identified Monday as Travis Larsen, 37. Investigators say a man, 21, who...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 7:38 pm
A Kansas biker group is helping victims of child abuse as they face their alleged attackers in court in Kansas and Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports the Kaw River Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse formed in 2016. The worldwide Bikers Against Child Abuse movement began two decades ago. The...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 7:34 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Florida man died after he was hit by a car as he walked along Interstate 70 near Salina. The patrol says Cody Nordlund, 35, of New Port Richey, Florida, died in the accident Sunday night. He was walking in an eastbound lane of the interstate in Saline Count when he...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The widow of an Indian man killed nearly a year ago in a suspected hate crime in Kansas has devoted herself to spreading love and positivity in his name. Police allege Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, an Indian immigrant living in Olathe, was shot to death last February at Austins Bar & Grill by Adam...
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Dreamstime
January 15, 2018 - 6:56 pm
A two alarm fire at a business in south Wichita has injured three people. It began shortly before 3:30 p.m. Monday at Fleet Maintenance, in the 3700 block of West 30th Street South, (just east of West Street). A second alarm was sounded after crews arrived and reported smoke showing from the...
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