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Ted Woodward
January 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A building fire caused extensive damage Monday afternoon at Fleet Maintenance near West Street & 30th Street South; arriving fire crews could see the heavy smoke from a quarter-mile away. There was a partial collapse of the building towards the end of the incident. It started as employees were...
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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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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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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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January 12, 2018 - 10:29 pm
A Delta airplane was diverted to Eisenhower National Airport after a crew member suffered an unknown medical issue. It happened just before 6:00 p.m. Friday. KSN News reports that Delta flight 2924 traveling from Salt Lake City to Nashville had to make an unexpected landing. The aircraft was...
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January 12, 2018 - 9:11 pm
A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Barriss, 25, made his first court appearance in Kansas on Friday following his extradition from Los Angeles. Barriss is...
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January 12, 2018 - 8:34 pm
A judge has ruled a Kansas woman accused of decapitating her ex-boyfriend's mother is not competent to stand trial. Judge Faith Maughan on Friday ordered Rachael Hilyard of Wichita back to continue treatment at Larned State Hospital. Her status will be re-evaluated after 90 days. Hilyard, 35, is...
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