An Independence teenager was killed Friday night in a car crash involving a semi. It happened around 10:00 Friday night along Highway 169, about two miles south of Welda. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, a semi with two occupants drove off the highway, went through the grass and hit a concrete culvert. The driver of the semi then overcorrected back onto the highway and hit an oncoming car. Both the semi and the car ended up in a ditch.

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21 February 2018
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An Independence teenager was killed Friday night in a car crash involving a semi. It happened around 10:00 Friday night along Highway 169, about two miles south of Welda. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, a semi with two occupants drove off the highway, went through the grass and hit a concrete culvert. The driver of the semi then overcorrected back onto the highway and hit an oncoming car. Both the semi and the car ended up in a ditch.
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A Holton man was sent to a hospital Saturday evening after being hit by a car. It happened around 5:45 p.m. just east of Holton at K-16 Highway. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Sean Coop, 22, was riding a skateboard in the middle of the westbound lane with his Dalmatian. A car, driving west, then came over the hill and hit Coop and his dog.
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A Holton woman is free on bond, after her arrest on two counts, each, of aggravated assault and domestic battery. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Erica Nicole Miller was arrested on the charges, on Thursday. She was booked into the Jackson County Jail and later released on $10,000 bond.
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Two people were arrested Thursday after Topeka found drugs and weapons in a vehicle during a traffic stop. Police stopped a silver Toyota Camry for traffic violations in the area of SW Huntoon and Clay just before 8 p.m.
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The Topeka Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Kwik Shop in southeast Topeka. Police are actively searching for two male suspects. They were armed and one was wearing a black hoodie with gloves, according to police. The robbery occurred just before 5:15 a.m. on Thursday near SW 37th St. and SE Humboldt St, according to Shawnee County Dispatch.
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon. Officers were called to an area near 27th and Quindaro around 3 p.m. to investigate a shooting. Two people were found with gunshot wounds. One person was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition. The other reportedly sustained minor injuries.
Kansas City: Police are investigating a deadly Kansas house fire as a possible homicide after finding three bodies inside, authorities said Tuesday
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Kansas City, Kansas shooting at 27th and Quindaro: 2 injured
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Topeka, Kansas shooting at 4800 block of SW 18th Terrace: no casualities
A man has been charged with dragging an 86-year-old man to death in Kansas City, Kansas, as he tried to stop his pickup truck from being stolen. Thirty-one-year-old Dominic McGee was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and theft in the Nov. 29 death of Frank Davila. Bond is set at $500,000. McGee is jailed in Jackson County, Missouri.
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Olathe, Kansas, police are investigating a shooting early Tuesday. Police said they were called at 1:48 a.m. on a reported disturbance on Santa Ana Lane in the Santa Barbara Estates. Officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said the victim is hospitalized in critical, but stable condition.
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Lawrence, Kansas shooting at 600 block of Stowe Ct: no casualities
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The Kansas Highway Patrol identifies 58-year-old Raymond Urbanek, from Lawrence, as the driver killed in a crash Sunday night. A reports says Urbanek was driving on I-70, near Rice Road in Topeka, when he left the roadway and rolled his truck. The crash was reported shortly before 7 p.m.
Kansas City: Two people are dead after an early morning fire in Kansas City, Kan., KCK Fire Chief John Paul Jones says. According to Jones, the fire broke out around 3:22 a.m. near North 8th Street and Troup Avenue.
Authorities in Overland Park are investigating the cause of a fatal fire Monday afternoon. Overland Park and Lenexa Fire crews were called to the Overland Towers apartment complex in the 8500 block of Farley around 2 p.m. A fire was located in an apartment on the 2nd floor of that building. Inside that apartment, a woman was found deceased.
A driver was killed after being thrown from his car during a crash in Rush County, Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Darin Stiles, from Hays, hit a patch of gravel on the shoulder of K-4, east of La Crosse. Stiles overcorrected, went into a ditch, and overturned in a field. A report say Stiles was ejected from his car during the crash.
Ottawa County: A man was killed when his car went off the highway where a bridge had been removed. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 28-year-old Ricky Joe West II was driving east on Highway 10 at the Spring River Bridge about four miles east of Miami.
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Wichita, Kansas shooting at Pawnee and Cardington: 1 killed, 1 injured
Law enforcement authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a homicide and asking for help to identify the victim.
Kansas City: Police are investigating the cause of a rollover accident that left two men dead late Thursday night. It happened at about 10:25 p.m. in the 1400 block of Metropolitan Avenue. Officers say three men and a woman were traveling north on 14th Street in a silver van when it went off the road and came to rest upside down on the railroad tracks north of Metropolitan Avenue
Wichita: Vehicle in water at 13th and Webb2 month ago
Wichita: Vehicle in water at 13th and Webb
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The Shawnee Police Department and city officials responded to an area around Lake Quivira Wednesday to investigate a possible plane crash. A man called 911 around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon to say he saw a plane flying low.
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Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday afternoon at a local business. The report came in around 4:13 p.m. in the 4000 block of SW Huntoon at Elite Tobacco & Vape, just west of Gage Blvd.
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Wichita, Kansas shooting at 2600 block of S Jewett St: 1 injured
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Topeka, Kansas shooting at I-70 and MacVicar Ave: no casualities
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Wichita: A man is hurt after a shooting in southeast Wichita early Tuesday morning. Police found a man who had a gunshot to his torso on S Jewett, near Pawnee and Oliver, at around 2 a.m.
Wichita: Police are on scene of an early morning shooting. Officers say a man in his late 20s was shot in the torso - injuries don't appear to be life threatening.2 month ago
Wichita: Police are on scene of an early morning shooting. Officers say a man in his late 20s was shot in the torso - injuries don't appear to be life threatening.
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A man was taken to a hospital early Monday morning after falling asleep behind the wheel and rolling his car. It happened around 8:00 Monday morning on I-70 westbound, 1 mile east of Wabaunsee Rd. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash log, Nathaniel McNeal, 21, of Fort Riley, said he fell asleep, crossed into the center median and rolled his car 3 to 4 times.
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Authorities are investigating after two people were killed and a third person was wounded during separate shootings in Wichita
Shawnee: Woman killed in fatal crash at 75th and Westgate in Shawnee. Police say speed was a factor, but overall cause still under investigation. Driver did take out a KCPL pole in the process2 month ago
Shawnee: Woman killed in fatal crash at 75th and Westgate in Shawnee. Police say speed was a factor, but overall cause still under investigation. Driver did take out a KCPL pole in the process