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2 killed in small plane crash in wooded area near Waukesha

Oct. 12, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Two people were killed Tuesday when a small plane crashed in a wooded area near a suburban Milwaukee neighborhood, authorities said. The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted about 12:30 p.m. that a GlaStar crashed near Waukesha. The...

Woman shot by Wichita police released from hospital

Oct. 06, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman who was shot and wounded by police at a Wichita grocery store has been released from the hospital and taken to jail. The Wichita Eagle reports that 31-year-old Danielle Robinson of Salina was booked Tuesday on three counts of aggravated...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 48, Hesston 0 Andover 49, Wichita Heights 7 Andover Central 51, Valley Center 10 Atchison 45, KC Turner 12 Atchison County 42, Maur Hill - Mount Academy 29 ...

Authorities identify man found dead in Saline County

Sep. 24, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man found dead in rural Saline County. The sheriff's office said Friday that the victim was 42-year-old Marc Anthony Tipton Sr. of Salina. His body was found Tuesday in a rural area. Authorities...

Suspect arrested after body found in rural Saline County

Sep. 23, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A man is in custody after Salina police said a man's body was found earlier this week in rural Saline County. The case began on Friday, when Manuel Medina-Castro and some family members reported to Saline County authorities that a car that he had...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 61, Wellington 6 Andover 28, Salina Central 19 Andover Central 35, Goddard-Eisenhower 13 Arkansas City 27, Goddard 21 Ashland 42, Cheylin 32 ...

Patrol says Salina man killed in western Kansas crash

Sep. 02, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

COLBY, Kan. (AP) — A Salina man has died in a two-vehicle crash on a western Kansas roadway, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 70 near Colby, the patrol said. A westbound car driven by Frank...

Most of Kansas' top 10 cities grew in population over decade

Aug. 21, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Eight of the 10 largest cities in Kansas grew in population over the past decade and now are home to nearly half of the state's residents. New census figures show that 1.34 million of the state's 2.9 million residents live in the 10 largest cities,...

Abilene man's body pulled from river; death ruled accidental

Aug. 18, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of an Abilene man who fell into the Smoky Hill River just east of Salina, and authorities have ruled his death as accidental. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday, when a witness reported seeing a man peering...

Kansas lawmakers begin town hall meetings on redistricting

Aug. 09, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators on Monday began five days of town hall meetings on redrawing the state's political boundaries, ahead of the release of census data they need to do the job and with Republicans facing accusations that they're rushing the hearings. ...