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Wildlife officials say troublesome zebra mussels have been found in a lake in Sumner County. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism said Wednesday that well-established populations of invasive zebra mussels have been found in multiple locations around Wellington Lake.
An emergency overnight shelter in Hutchinson has closed with little warning because it didn’t receive a federal grant. The Hutchinson News reports officials with NOEL Lodge, a shelter operated by New Beginnings Incorporated, said they are trying to find a way to reopen with private donations. The shelter closed Tuesday and five shelter staff members […]
Customers at the Dragon City restaurant near Harry and Webb Road jumped into action yesterday when a young robber tried to hold up the joint. At about 8:30 on Tuesday evening, the 16 year-old boy pulled a knife on an employee and demanded five dollars. One customer said he just felt really bad for the […]
A motorcyclist hurt in traffic yesterday near Kellogg and Oliver. The man was taken to Wesley Medical Center with serious injuries, according to police at the scene, but his injuries are not considered life threatening. No word on the cause of the crash or the man’s identity.
Wichita police say there’s been a spike in car break ins, but overall, the trend from last year is down. These types of crimes always increase as the weather warms up and police say it’s imperative that you lock your vehicle and keep valuables out of sight or just don’t leave them in your car […]
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt plans to appeal a state district court judge’s ruling blocking the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester abortion procedure. Attorneys representing Schmidt filed a notice Wednesday in Shawnee County District Court that they intend to ask the Kansas Court of Appeals to overturn the ruling last week from […]
Kansas’ attorney general is asking the state’s highest court to put on hold a lower court’s decision that would provide roughly $50 million more in aid to school districts this week. Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the three-judge district court panel’s decision to invalidate key parts of an education funding law was “unprecedented.” The Shawnee […]
We’re starting to hear the booms and bangs out there in the nighborhoods as fireworks go on sale. Firefighters tress to parents to remember that it might surprise you that sprakelrs are by fay the most dangerous firework out there. The reason, because kids usually hold them right in their hands. The magnesium in the […]
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