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Man man who ran Kansas drug ring sentenced to prison

WICHITA– A Kansas man was sentenced to 210 months in prison after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, a Class A Felony, according to the United State's Attorney. According to court documents, Michael A. Arjona, 40, Wichita, admitted that over several months in 2018 he conspired with...
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Surveillance video captures babies being abused at Kansas day care

Newly released court records say surveillance video has captured a suburban Kansas City day care worker abusing babies more than 170 times, including by shaking and slapping them. Twenty-four-year-old Rachel Beth Schrader is on house arrest after she was charged earlier this month in Johnson County District Court with four...
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Abuse claim substantiated against previously cleared Kansas priest

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has substantiated a sexual abuse claim against a priest nearly two decades after clearing him. The archdiocese announced in a statement published in Friday's issue of its official newspaper, The Leaven, that it was with "deep sorrow for the suffering of victims and survivors of abuse" that it was reversing what it described as an "inaccurate" determination that The Rev. William Haegelin did not sexually abuse a minor.
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Kan. man accused of threatening teen with gun

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man on multiple charges after an incident involving a gun. Shortly after 4:30 p.m. June 16, the Shawnee County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call about a shooting that just occurred in the 2300 block of NE 82nd Street. The caller advised that he and a teenager were threatened with a firearm by a known suspect later identified as 44-year-old Stephen L. Pittman of Topeka.
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Alabama family sickened in outbreak at Kansas wildlife park

Children are getting sick and even hospitalized and families are blaming Tanganyika Wildlife Park’s splash park in Goddard, Kansas. The park did not respond to questions from The Eagle. On Saturday, the park posted on Facebook that its splash park, which opened at the end of the 2020 summer, would...
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Powerful winds leave damage in parts of NW Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Powerful winds caused damage with a storm that hit parts of northwest Kansas Saturday night, June 19. Photos from Thomas County show multiple grain bins collapsed along US-83, near Rexford. There are also reports of a roof stripped from a mobile home and a large oak tree falling onto a van.
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Splash park in Kan. closes after KDHE investigates illnesses

WICHITA —The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Sedgwick County Health Department are in the preliminary stages of investigating several individuals with diarrheal illness who had visited Tanganyika Wildlife Park in Goddard, Kan., just west of Wichita, according to a media release from the agency. Several families...