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Walt Disney’s ties to Florida reach back to Paisley settlers

Oct. 16, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unless you’ve been under a rock, you have heard that as of Oct. 1, Walt Disney World has officially been a part of Central Florida’s history for a half-century. For many folks who were around then, Walt Disney was not a corporate name but a real...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abernathy 33, Idalou 10 Abilene 48, Wolfforth Frenship 28 Abilene Christian 57, Lubbock All Saints 42 Addison Trinity 33, Fort Worth Christian 20 Albany 57, Hico 0 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 65, Clearwater 6 Andover Central 27, Andover 20 Arkansas City 24, Valley Center 21 Atchison 51, KC Schlagle 22 Atchison County 14, Republic County 12 ...

Weather Service confirms seven tornadoes in southwest Kansas

Oct. 15, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service in Dodge City confirmed Friday that seven tornadoes touched down in southwest Kansas during storms earlier this week. The tornadoes that hit on Tuesday were rated EF-0 to EF-1 strength, with wind speeds mostly between...

KBI say it has opened 122 clergy sex abuse cases in Kansas

Oct. 15, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A task force formed three years ago to investigate clergy sexual abuse in Kansas Catholic dioceses has received 215 tips and opened 122 cases, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Robert Jacobs, executive officer of the KBI, reported on...

Wichita police make arrest in shooting of 11-year-old girl

Oct. 15, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Wichita have made an arrest in a drive-by shooting earlier this week that injured an i11-year-old girl. Byron Monroe Purcell, 25, of Wichita, was arrested Thursday and booked on counts of aggravated assault, aggravated battery and...

Ex-detective accused of corruption faces federal probe

Oct. 14, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a former Kansas police detective who has been accused of sexually abusing mostly minority and poor women for decades and helping to frame a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for a double murder. The Kansas...

Wichita woman charged with murder in baby daughter's death

Oct. 14, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 27-year-old Wichita woman has been charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of her baby daughter. Neriah Dilley made her first court appearance Thursday and remains jailed on $250,000 bond, KAKE-TV reported. ...

Former Kansas football coach Beaty withdrawn from NCAA case

Oct. 14, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty is no longer part of an NCAA infractions case against the school, according to the independent agency investigating the case. Marc Quigley of the Independent Accountability Review Process' Complex Case Unit...