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Sentencing set for man convicted in deadly Kansas shooting

By associated-press On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 22:15:34

Sentencing set for man convicted in deadly Kansas shooting

A Kansas City, Missouri, man faces sentencing later this month after pleading no contest to charges linked to a man's shooting death and the wounding of that victim's father. Twenty-six-year-old Antonio McGee entered the plea Thursday in Kansas' Wyandotte County to counts of second-degree murder ...

 
 

Familiar Faces Win Eisenhower Marathon

By ksal-staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 21:12:27

Familiar Faces Win Eisenhower Marathon

Hundreds of runners battled the wind, and a chill in the air Saturday morning and hit the streets in and around Abilene. The Dickinson County community came together to host the 14th running of the Eisenhower Marathon. The event included a men's and women's marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 5K ra...

 
 

Victim Rescued From Fire

By toddpittenger On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 20:43:50

Victim Rescued From Fire

Firefighters rescued one person from a house fire in west Salina Saturday afternoon. First responders were called at around 2:15 to the report of a house on fire at 2003 Harold. There were flames visible when the first crews arrived. Acting Battalion Chief Kirk Stover from the Salina Fire Depa...

 
 

New Mobile Exhibit Aims to Fight Sex Trafficking in Kansas

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:20:32

New Mobile Exhibit Aims to Fight Sex Trafficking in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas attorney general and two professional trucking associations have announced a program to prevent sex trafficking on state highways. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that on Thursday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, Truckers Against Trafficking and the Kansas...

 
 

Police: Boy Found With Octopus in Throat Now Out of Hospital

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:18:44

Police: Boy Found With Octopus in Throat Now Out of Hospital

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say a 2-year-old boy who had an octopus stuck in his throat is out of the hospital, and prosecutors are mulling whether charges are merited. Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office spokesman Dan Dillon says police presented their case to prosecutors Friday. ...

 
 

Wichita Man Arrested After Alleged Machete Attack

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:17:14

Wichita Man Arrested After Alleged Machete Attack

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police in Wichita say a man was arrested after attacking and injuring his roommate with a machete after being asked about his job. Police say the 46-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and property destruction related to the Thursday night confront...

 
 

Prosecutor: No Charges in Deadly Wichita Police Shooting

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:16:03

Prosecutor: No Charges in Deadly Wichita Police Shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The top prosecutor in southern Kansas' Sedgwick County says he plans no charges against a Wichita police officer who fatally shot a man during a confrontation last year. District Attorney Marc Bennett says the investigation of John Paul Quintero's January 2015 death found tha...

 
 

Prosecutor to Seek Death Penalty in Triple Wichita Killing

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:14:53

Prosecutor to Seek Death Penalty in Triple Wichita Killing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A southern Kansas prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his girlfriend and two of her relatives in 2014. The Wichita Eagle reports Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett announced during Vinh Van Nguyen's arraignment Friday that...

 
 

Kansas Delaying Contributions to Public Employee Pensions

By staff On Sat, 09 Apr 2016 12:13:15

Kansas Delaying Contributions to Public Employee Pensions

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas is delaying roughly $90 million in contributions to pensions for public school and college employees as a potential short-term response to lower-than-expected tax collections. Gov. Sam Brownback's office announced the move Friday. It said Brownback's budget director not...

 
 

Kansas to Move More than 100 Psychiatric Hospital Inmates

By associated-press On Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:53:49

Kansas to Move More than 100 Psychiatric Hospital Inmates

The state of Kansas is moving more than 100 mental health inmates from a state psychiatric hospital in Topeka to several facilities run by multiple agencies in an effort to relieve a staffing shortage. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services will tran...

 
 
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