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Chevy Cobalt accident, tied to ignition system

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GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation

DETROIT (AP) - The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches has risen to at least 21.
    
Compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg says in an Internet posting he received 143 death claims as of Friday. He has determined that 21 are eligible for compensation so far. Last week 19 death claims were deemed eligible for payments.
    
Feinberg also has…

Mom tries to run over bf

Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Mon. Sept 22

Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets. 

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Plane with broken windshield lands in Wichita

A plane headed from Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Dallas makes an unscheduled stop in Wichita after the windshield broke.

Rain chances

Autumn arrival

Meteorologist Mark Larson says we'll see a rather warm start to autumn with temperatures near 80.

Community responds after Habitat for Humanity theft

Community members have stepped up after a theft at a Habitat for Humanity Wichita work site earlier this month. The group said $12,000 in tools were stolen from a tool shed near the work sites. But people and businesses have donated to help out.

USD 259 to vote on 3D printers for middle schools

3D printing technology could be coming to your child's middle school.

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One year since deadly Old Town shooting, no arrest

"We want to solve this case," said Wichita Deputy Police Chief Hassan Ramzah. "Someone out there saw something."

Proposed plan would change how donor livers are shared between states

Nearly 400 people from across the US met this past week to talk about how to reduce geographic variation in access to donated livers.

2 arrested in kidnapping of 8-year-old Topeka girl

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in the weekend kidnapping of an 8-year-old Topeka girl.

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Woman robbed outside west Wichita bar

Wichita police say a 40-year-old woman was robbed outside of a bar in west Wichita.

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Juvenile lockup boosts portion size, fruit intake

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shawnee County is feeding its juvenile inmates more after finding behavior improves when portion sizes increase.

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  • Autumn arrival

    Rain chances

    Meteorologist Mark Larson says we'll see a rather warm start to autumn with temperatures near 80.

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