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April 11, 2018 - 10:15 am
INTRUST Bank Arena in downtown Wichita is set to host thousands of attendees this week, hosting five events in five days. Kevin Hart, Outcry, a Wichita Force football game and two Wichita Thunder hockey playoff games will all take place at INTRUST Bank Arena Thursday through Monday. During the five...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:26 am
Kansas could soon provide free college admission testing to its high school students. A provision in a school finance bill approved by legislators would set aside $2.8 million for one ACT test and three WorkKeys vocational assessments for each student statewide. Republican Sen. Molly Baumgardner of...
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Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
April 11, 2018 - 4:05 am
Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball. A rewritten indictment released Tuesday in New York alleges that an Adidas representative, who no longer works for the company, arranged for payments to parents of athletes...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:39 pm
A Twitter handle associated with a California man who's in jail in Wichita, on accusations that he made a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man, was used to again threaten to swat someone after authorities say some inmates were able to gain access to the...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:28 pm
Lawrence police say a woman who fell at a restaurant bar has died. Sgt. Amy Rhoads says the woman, 61, from Leawood died on Sunday. She fell Friday night at Quinton's Bar Deli in downtown Lawrence. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Rhoads said officers are continuing to investigate what caused the...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Five adults are facing possible poaching charges after a sheriff's deputy who stopped to help them saw blood dripping from their vehicle's trunk. The Douglas County sheriff's office says the deputy stopped Saturday night to help a car stopped on a county road with its hazard lights on. The deputy...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:16 pm
Authorities say a man has shot and killed his girlfriend's father at a suburban Kansas City home. The Kansas City Star reports that police took the suspected shooter into custody around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Overland Park home after finding a man in his 50s dead and a 6-year-old struck in the...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:10 pm
Wichita police say the husband of a woman whose body was found in a dumpster has been arrested in Iowa. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says the suspect, was arrested Tuesday in Davenport, Iowa, after a state trooper found the victim's stolen vehicle in a hotel parking lot. Iowa officials identified the...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:02 pm
The father of a Wichita boy who's been missing for nearly two months is planning to hire a private investigator. KAKE-TV reports Jonathan Hernandez, father of Lucas Hernandez, 5, has set up an online fund to raise money to help find his son. Jonathan Hernandez says he plans to hire investigators...
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