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Small earthquakes rattle Kansas, Oklahoma

A series of earthquakes have rattled parts of south central Kansas Tuesday.

Home sales in Wichita continue to climb

Slow but steady growth; that's the finding of the latest Wichita State housing forecast for the Wichita area.

Man accused of killing foster daughter talks about case online

He's accused of killing his 10-month old foster daughter by leaving her in a hot car. Seth Jackson hasn't had a preliminary hearing yet, but now he's talking about his case online.

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Storms & fall weather returns

Scattered storms are in the forecast through Wednesday night and a big change is coming in temperatures.

Judge refuses to move Cheatham murder trial

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has refused to move the capital murder trial of a man whose two murder convictions were thrown out earlier this year because of incompetent counsel.

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Kansas tax collections $21M short in September

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections fell $21 million short of expectations in September.

Lawsuit holds up election preps across Kansas

At least one race in Kansas is still not set. The Shawnee County District Court has to decide first whether the Kansas Democratic Party has to name a candidate to replace Chad Taylor in the U.S. Senate race against Pat Roberts.

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Man enters plea in Westar copper theft

The second of three Oklahoma residents charged with trying to steal copper wire from a Westar substation pled guilty in Sedgwick County District Court.  Dusty Drake, 33 of Oklahoma City, was scheduled to begin a jury trial Monday but pled to felony attempted burglary instead. He will be sentenced November 4 by District Judge Ben Burgess. Last July, Judge Burgess sentenced a co-defendant Timothy…

Residents speak out, Butler County denies permit for gun range

Butler County commissioners have denied a permit to the Wichita Gun Club for a proposed gun range near Augusta.

Children's sweatshirts sold at Kroger are recalled

NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly 8,000 children's hoodies are being recalled because of a possible choking risk.

No injuries have been reported, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck that can get caught in playground slides or school bus doors and possibly strangle a child.

The sweatshirts were sold at Kroger and Fred Meyer supermarkets…

WPD: Woman shot boyfriend in the groin

Wichita police arrest a woman who they say shot her boyfriend in the groin.  It happened at around 2:00 Tuesday morning near Emporia and Lincoln.

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