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Dreamstime
July 23, 2017 - 5:02 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - One of four men charged in the shooting death of a Kansas gun store owner will have to serve at least 33 years in prison before being eligible for parole. Londro Patterson III was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the January 2015 fatal shooting of Jon Bieker at the She's a...
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Dreamstime
July 23, 2017 - 12:01 pm
Kansas City, MO. (KNSS) - Severe thunderstorms brought high winds to the Kansas City area last night. At midday, just over 60,000 customers remain without power. On their Twitter account, Kansas City Power and Light says it will take until Monday to get the power restored to all of those affected...
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Dreamstime
July 23, 2017 - 7:22 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store overnight. The armed robbery took place at the Conoco station at 21st and Woodlawn around 4:10 a.m. Sunday. The suspect was described as a black male in his 40s. He was armed with a silver 9mm pistol and...
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KNSS News
July 22, 2017 - 6:52 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A 37-year-old man has died after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle in South Wichita Saturday morning. The accident happened in the 2100 block of South Broadway, near Mt. Vernon, just after 11:30 AM. Witnesses told investigators that an SUV struck a man on a bicycle,...
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Dreamstime
July 22, 2017 - 6:04 pm
BASHOR, Kan. (AP) - A Basehor man has been sentenced to a year in jail and probation for a crash that killed two relatives who were to be groomsmen at a wedding the day they died. Leavenworth County Attorney officials say 22-year-old William Wilson was sentenced Friday for involuntary manslaughter...
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Dreamstime
July 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - There is no job fair today at Spirit AeroSystems. On Friday, company officials were concerned that people would arrive at the plant for a job fair that took place two years ago. It all began to gain traction last weekend when a 2015 Wichita Eagle story about the company...
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Alex Gordon - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Merrifield flied out to Melky Cabrera to score Alcides Escobar, who led off the inning with a single. The Royals, who trailed 5-1...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2017 - 11:39 pm
MULVANE, Kan. (KNSS) – A motorcycle rider was hospitalized following an accident on the Kansas Turnpike. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday just north of the Mulvane exit. KSN News reports that the man, 38, laid his motorcycle down and under an EMS vehicle. He was transported to an area hospital...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2017 - 10:06 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed a man's conviction in the 2014 beating death of a Wichita radio station employee. The court on Friday rejected arguments from Antwon Banks that prosecutors presented circumstantial evidence that did not prove his guilt beyond a reasonable...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2017 - 10:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Records show a breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce data system gave hackers access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states. The Kansas News Service reports records it obtained through an open records request show more than half a million of the 5.5...
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