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Prosecutors defend newer charges against Ghislaine Maxwell

Apr. 10, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors hope to preserve a July trial date for Ghislaine Maxwell by defending a late-hour expansion of charges against her, saying they developed when a woman spoke after Maxwell’s arrest about her abuse at the hands of Jeffrey Epstein in the early 2000s. ...

Fight over Ghislaine Maxwell's jail conditions heats up

Apr. 08, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The rancorous fight over jail conditions for Ghislaine Maxwell is reaching new lows, with prosecutors blaming the British socialite and Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend for creating a stink by failing to flush her toilet and her lawyer saying her health is declining in a...

Abilene man sentenced in attempted robbery that left 1 dead

Mar. 31, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — An Abilene man was sentenced to nearly 24 years in prison for his part in an attempted robbery that left a Manhattan man dead. Dylan Allan Hitsman, 21, was sentenced Tuesday in the 2019 death of 24-year-old Tanner Zamecnik, who was shot inside his...

Authorities say man found dead on side of Kansas interstate

Mar. 19, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The body of an Arkansas man was found on the shoulder of Interstate 70 in northeastern Kansas, and the Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating whether he was the victim of a hit-and-run. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office initially received a call...

K-State forward Gordon transferring after 'health issues'

Mar. 15, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State forward Antonio Gordon has been released from his scholarship and will transfer for his junior season. The 6-foot-9 forward from Lawton, Oklahoma, started 21 games and appeared in 27 more during his first two seasons with the...

Cluster of Wichita earthquakes rattles south-central Kansas

Mar. 15, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A cluster of earthquakes with epicenters in east Wichita have rattled south-central Kansas, the strongest one about a magnitude 4. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the strongest earthquake as magnitude 3.9, and the Kansas...

McGuirl scores 17 as K-State holds off Iowa State 61-56

Mar. 06, 2021 19:39 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Mike McGuirl scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half as Kansas State turned aside Iowa State 61-56 to conclude the regular season on Saturday. Neither team broke 40% shooting, but K-State made seven 3-pointers while the Cyclones were 3 of...

Martinez, No. 20 W. Virginia women beat Kansas St. 72-64

Mar. 04, 2021 14:37 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Esmery Martinez scored 23 points on 11-of-15 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds to help No. 20 West Virginia beat Kansas State 72-64 on Wednesday night. Kysre Gondrezick added 14 points, Kirsten Deans and 13 points and nine assists, and Jasmine...

Steel pipes fall from trailer, cause crashes and 1 death

Feb. 25, 2021 15:13 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Highway officials in Kansas say a freak accident on Interstate 70 in which a load of large steel pipes fell off a moving trailer and rained down on other drivers in downtown Topeka led to multiple crashes and the death of a woman. The Kansas Highway...

Woman dies in 7-vehicle accident after pipes fall off truck

Feb. 25, 2021 14:43 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Manhattan woman was killed in a seven-vehicle crash that began when large metal pipes fell off a semitrailer on Interstate 70, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The patrol said pipes on a tractor-trailer driving east on the interstate in Topeka fell...