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Double murder-suicide

Authorities say a mother and her 5-year-old daughter whose bodies were found after a house fire in rural southeastern Kansas died from gunsh…

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Exhibit at state capitol

These pieces are created by people behind bars for committing society's most heinous crimes. most never painted in their life before prison.

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Police department joins VIPS

Capt. Jeff Hooper of the Riley County Police Department announced that they have joined the national Volunteers in Police Service program (V…

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No siren test today

The Shawnee County Emergency Management reports that due to overcast weather there will be no noon siren test today in Shawnee County.

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'Tax Meat'

A PETA activist dressed in a pig costume will be outside the IRS office in Topeka today at noon to educate all people passing by about the n…

Wear blue for child abuse prevention

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Child Death Review Board are encouraging Kansans to wear blue on April 19 to increase a…

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Proposal for new park

The budgets proposed by the Kansas House and Senate include a plan to buy land in northeast Kansas for a new park.

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Eight injured on Kansas Turnpike

The Kansas Highway Patrol says eight people are recovering from injuries suffered when the passenger van they were in crashed on the Kansas …

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Netawaka builds rec center

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Recent  threats are particularly unsettling news for the families of the thousands of U.S. military personnel stationed in the Far East.

Kansas Military Moms on High Alert

The White House and State Department issued another round of warnings Friday to North Korea.  The nation continues to threaten missile tests…