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4 killed in Wichita traffic accident

By associated-press On Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:25:34

4 killed in Wichita traffic accident

Four people have died in a single-vehicle accident in Wichita. Wichita police say the accident occurred Saturday night when the SUV crashed into a concrete barrier, tipped on its nose and caught fire. The accident left a bridge closed to traffic for several hours. Wichita police Sgt. Bart Brun...

 
 

Lawrence police arrest suspected pill thief

By associated-press On Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:23:22

Lawrence police arrest suspected pill thief

A Lawrence man suspected of stealing prescription medicine from a grocery store was found hiding in the store's ceiling. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the suspect was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of aggravated burglary after he was detected in the grocery store ceiling. Lawrence p...

 
 

Fred Phelps In Failing Health

By associated-press On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:37:10

Fred Phelps In Failing Health

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., who founded a Kansas church that's widely known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, is in a care facility. Westboro Baptist Church spokesman Steve Drain said Sunday that Phelps is being cared for in a Shawnee County facility. Drain wouldn't ide...

 
 

Earthquake Shakes Southern Kansas Sunday Morning

By associated-press On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 13:04:12

Earthquake Shakes Southern Kansas Sunday Morning

The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake shook southern Kansas. The earthquake happened at 3:46 a.m. Sunday and measured 4.0 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter was reported eight miles east-northeast of Anthony in Harper County. It was at least the second earthquake in a week in the a...

 
 

Man Hurt In Saturday Night Motorcycle Crash

By ksal-staff On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:55:12

Man Hurt In Saturday Night Motorcycle Crash

A Fort Riley man is transported to the hospital in Salina after a Saturday night motorcycle crash. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 49-year-old James Wilson Jr. was riding a 1981 Harley Davidson motorcycle east on Interstate 70. He was rear-ended by a Toyota passenger car driven by 22-year...

 
 

Hee Haw’s LuLu Roman Coming To Area

By ksal-staff On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:30:24

Hee Haw’s LuLu Roman Coming To Area

A face familiar to "Hee Haw" fans, and many country music fans, is coming to the area. Lulu Roman will be the featured performer at the "Good News Spectacular" event. Lulu was in the first episode of "Hee Haw" and the last episode. She appeared in most of the episodes of "Hee Haw" simply known as...

 
 

3D Printing Offers Glimpse Into Future

By associated-press On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:23:19

3D Printing Offers Glimpse Into Future

If you think life changed after the Internet emerged, wait until you see what's coming next. Tech people say three-dimensional printing will create the next wave of joys and frustrations, job creation and job loss. In five to 10 years, 3-D printers will be all around us, they predict. The prin...

 
 

Kansas School Ruling Noted By Credit Rater

By associated-press On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:13:06

Kansas School Ruling Noted By Credit Rater

A leading credit rating firm says a recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling on school funding was a "negative" event that puts even more pressure on the state's ability to pay its debts. Moody's Investor Service, one of the leading credit rating firms in the country, raised the concerns in its weekly ...

 
 

Kansas Water Needs Require Funding

By associated-press On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:10:46

Kansas Water Needs Require Funding

Authorities trying to establish a plan for dealing with dwindling water resources in Kansas say it's unclear how much the state wants to spend on solving the problem. Gov. Sam Brownback in October called for development of a 50-year plan for water in Kansas that would meet residents' needs and ex...

 
 

Federal Agents Prosecuting Fewer In Kansas

By associated-press On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:07:21

Federal Agents Prosecuting Fewer In Kansas

A new report shows federal prosecutors charged about 21 percent fewer defendants last year in Kansas than in 2012, led by steep declines in immigration and drug cases. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas says it, like other districts, has faced gaps in resources over the past two years due to a ...

 
 
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