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News to Know: Police investigate deadly Pittsburg shooting, new canine added to force, and participants run for the dogs

PITTSBURG, Kan. – One person is dead, one injured, and another in custody following a shooting late Saturday night in Pittsburg. According to the Pittsburg Police Department, just before 11:00pm Saturday night, numerous 911 calls came in of people reporting multiple gunshots around the 100 Block of West 23rd Street. When officers arrived, they located two female victims. 40-year-old Stephanie Short of Pittsburg, was pronounced dead at the scene. 46-year-old Velma Cubie of Kansas City had gunshot wounds as well and was transported to Via Christi in stable condition. Police identified the suspect as 39-year-old James Hamilton of Pittsburg. Hamilton was taken into custody by police. Officials have requested charges of murder in the first degree and attempted murder in the first degree. Read more abut the shooting here.
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Homicide investigation, two women shot in Pittsburg, Kan.; Suspect in custody

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Late Friday night just before 11 p.m. Pitt Dispatch were alerted to reports of multiple gunshots in the 100 block of W 23rd. “Officers responded to the area and upon arrival located two female victims. Officers attempted to render medical aid to 40-year-old Stephanie Marie Short, of Pittsburg, who appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.”...
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Obituary of James Emmerson

James (Jim) Edwin Emmerson, age 77 of rural Fort Scott, KS, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022, surrounded by family. Jim was born August 29, 1944, in Fort Scott, KS, the son of John and Evelyn Emmerson. Jim graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1962. Jim was a lifelong...
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One dead and one injured; suspect arrested in Pittsburg shooting

PITTSBURG, Kan. – On Friday, May 13, police responded to the shooting of two female victims in the 100 block of West 23rd Street in Pittsburg. When officers arrived at the scene, they located 40-year-old victim Stephanie Marie Short, of Pittsburg. Police say Short appeared to suffer from gunshot wounds. According to the police report, officers attempted to save the life of Ms. Short, however, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Pittsburg Police welcome newest K9

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Pittsburg Police Department today introduced its newest member to the K9 team, Rone. The PPD says they imported the 2-year-old pup from Poland. Rone & his handler, Officer Zachary Dainty, completed a 6-week certification course through Patriot K9 & are certified in narcotics detection, human trafficking & suspect apprehension through the North American Police Work Dog Association. Please help us welcome Rone to our community & team.
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Three Kansas students are being recognized as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the state officials, 9 students from Kansas were selected in April as semifinalists for the 2022 Presidential Scholars Program. State officials have announced that 3 students were named Presidential Scholars – Shekhar Kumar Gugnani, a senior at Fort Scott High School, Fort Scott Unified School District 234; Jordin Reese MacKenzie, Blue Valley North High School, Blue Valley USD 229 (U.S. Presidential Scholar in Arts); and Gauri Yadav, a senior at Olathe North High School, Olathe USD 233.
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U.S. Dept. of Education Chooses 3 Kansas Students as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Three Kansas students are being recognized as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars. Nine Kansas students were selected in April as semifinalists for the 2022 Presidential Scholars Program. From that list, three students were named Presidential Scholars – Shekhar Kumar Gugnani, a senior at Fort Scott High School, Fort Scott Unified School District 234; Jordin Reese MacKenzie, Blue Valley North High School, Blue Valley USD 229 (U.S. Presidential Scholar in Arts); and Gauri Yadav, a senior at Olathe North High School, Olathe USD 233.
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