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Volunteer firefighter charged with arson

A volunteer Reno County firefighter is charged with 14 felony counts of arson after investigators alleged he set more than a dozen grass fir…

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Westar Energy reports more copper thefts

Westar Energy officials who were already dealing with $200,000 in damage done at a substation during the weekend say thieves also hit two ot…

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KU campus earns historic designation

University of Kansas leaders are hailing the designation of the Lawrence campus as a new listing in the National Register of Historic Places…

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SN Co. Commission rejects zoning change

At Monday's meeting Shawnee County Commissioners rejected a proposal to change property zoning at 7050 SW 21st Street to allow Custom Tree C…

Block of 1900 SE Washington (PHOTO By: Nate Nottage-Tacey, Kansas First News)

Shooting in southeast Topeka

At about 1:45 p.m. the Topeka Police Department arrived at 1906 SE Washington after reports of multiple gun shots were heard.

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KC lawyer sentenced for money laundering

A 66-year-old Missouri lawyer has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after he was caught in an undercover sting conspiring to la…