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Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Tue. July 29

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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KU added to list of schools in sex assault probe

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas has been added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation for how they handled investigations into sexual assaults.
The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/1uD07mY) reports 71 schools, including Washburn University, have been named by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights as part of a probe into sexual…

NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit.
A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds for suing for damages.
The NCAA also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out…

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4 hurt in refinery fire in Coffeyville

A refinery fire in southeast Kansas has left four people hurt.  It happened at CVR Refinery in Coffeyville just after midnight.

4.3 Oklahoma earthquake rattles Kansans

The USGS reports a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck 15 miles WSW of Medford, Okla. around 9:46 p.m. Monday.

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Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at Topeka Zoo

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate until it broke its neck.

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Mill Levy expected to drop in Wichita

The full budget for the Wichita School District won't be presented for another few weeks, but it could come with some added relief to homeowners.

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Garden City USD spends $100k on conference trip

The Garden City School District says a recent conference trip, which cost taxpayers more than $100,000, was necessary to become a model school district.

7-day forecast

Good bet to get wet

Mark Larson says cooler than normal temperatures will stick around the rest of the week along with some Wednesday rain.

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Family dog dies in Wichita house fire

Fire officials are looking for a cause after a late-night house fire Monday.

Land owner finds missing woman and truck on property

A Hutchinson woman, who was missing for more than a day, was found Monday morning in Harvey County.  Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said if deputies didn’t find 67-year-old Ann Schwabauer Monday, she probably wouldn’t have survived.

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  • Good bet to get wet

    7-day forecast

    Mark Larson says cooler than normal temperatures will stick around the rest of the week along with some Wednesday rain.


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