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Victim and person of interest in weekend central Topeka shooting identified

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police have now identified the person killed in a shooting early Sunday morning as Travis Larsen, 37, of Topeka. Police responded to the area of 22nd Park and Mulvane just after midnight Sunday after a report of a gunshot heard in the area. When they arrived they found a

KSNT - 2018-01-15 17:58:16

Person dead in shooting near Washburn University in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Topeka police are searching for a woman they believe might have witnessed a homicide near Washburn University. Police Lt. Steve Roth says officers responding to a report of shots fired Sunday morning found a man dead inside a car. Police say someone was seen running from the scen

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-01-15 16:32:02

Single vehicle crash on I-70 causes injuries

The crash happened in the westbound lanes, just west of the Lecompton exit. Occupants inside a blue Jeep Wrangler crashed into a pillar of an overpass. The number of passengers and injuries are unknown at this time. This is a developing story. KSNT will update as information becomes available. The c

KSNT - 2018-01-16 05:39:53

Woman killed in crash near Lecompton late Monday

The Kansas Turnpike Authority says a woman was killed in a crash near Lecompton along I-70 late Monday. KTA says emergency crews responded to the crash just before 10 p.m. Monday, in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at mile marker 196.2 close to Lecompton. Authorities say 43-year old Andrea Lea

WIBW - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

Westar: Nearly 1,000 without power in Jefferson County

OSKALOOSA, Kan. (WIBW) Westar Energy says 984 of their customers in and around Oskaloosa are without power Tuesday morning. According to the power company, first reports of the outage came in around 4:20 a.m. Westar says they expect power to be back on around 6:15 a.m. No reason for the outage has

WIBW - 2018-01-16 13:57:00

Rep. Roger Marshall weighs in on DACA, budget deadline

ALMA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Congress has five days to reach a budget agreement to prevent another government shutdown. Kansas First District Representative, Roger Marshall, says he's optimistic for a short-term solution. Marshall spoke on health care, immigration, agriculture and medical marijuana as he

WIBW - 2018-01-16 07:04:00

Miss Topeka and Miss Capital City crowned

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The new "Miss Topeka" and "Miss Capital City" were crowned Saturday. The scholarship pageant was held at the Beverly Bernardi Post Conservatory of Dance and Pom. The candidates were judged on talent, interview, eveningwear, lifestyle and fitness and an on-stage question. T

WIBW - 2018-01-15 06:57:00

Topeka police looking for person of interest in weekend death

Topeka Police are looking for a person of interest in a weekend death. According to a Monday afternoon release, police are looking for 21-year-old Zachary Buck Schrag. Schrag is a person of interest in an incident resulting in the death of 37-year-old Travis Larsen, who was found dead in his vehicle

WIBWNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 18:33:11

The Latest: Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented discussion

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments about Haiti and African countries (all times local): 4:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of misrepresenting the discussion on immigration during a recent meeting at the White House. And

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 21:26:15

AROUND TOWN: Setzler gets a challenger; Cobb Countians on 100 Most Influential

STATE REP. ED SETZLER, R-Acworth, who has held the seat since 2005, has drawn Democrat Kyle Rinaudo, a 21-year-old Campbell High School percussion teacher, as a challenger in this year's election. The Connecticut-born Rinaudo moved to Cobb with his family when he was in elementary school. A member o

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 00:36:00

Family suspects foul play after 24-year-old's body found on I-75

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - A mother suspects foul play after her 24-year-old son's body was discovered on the side of I-75 in Bartow County. Mack Griggs' body was discovered Wednesday morning near exit 283 in Emerson. Sherry Griggs said the last time she saw her son was Christmas Day. "I told him everyday

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-14 18:50:07

MLK Day 2018: What's Open, Closed In Cherokee County

CANTON, GA - All local, state and federal government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here's a rundown of what will be closed throughout the county:All Cherokee County government offices, except law enforcement and others required for citizen com

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Deadly Flu | Owl Attack | LSD Makes A Comeback: Top Stories

It was a busy week in the news around Georgia, with stories such as a woman's relatives killing her husband because he abused her to a Starbucks store closing after a racially charged Facebook post went viral making headlines. Here are the top headlines around the Peach State you may have missed:

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CCSD Seeks Partners For Summer Feeding Program

WOODSTOCK, GA - The Cherokee County School District's School Nutrition Program is seeking potential new partners for its annual Summer Feeding Program. Local nonprofit organizations, churches, summer camps and other groups that serve less fortunate Cherokee County children are invited to attend the

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Rare video shows MLK predict African-American president

Decades before Barack Obama became president, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. predicted that one day the United States would see an African-American in the White House. In a rare clip pulled from the WSB-TV archives, King talked to reporters about the power of the black vote and said that an African-Amer

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-15 09:03:23

Remember, Celebrate, Act: Bartow County celebrates King Holiday Weekend

On Monday, the retired educator was honored to play a key part in the King Holiday Weekend celebration, serving as the Brotherhood March's grand marshal. Presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee of Bartow County, Monday's events culminated two days of programming paying tribute

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Area Police Blotters - Week of Jan. 5-12

Arrests: Danielle S. Hennington, 20, of Canastota, was arrested Jan. 6 in Fenner and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. Keith R. Staley, 34, of Canastota, was arrested Jan. 4 in Nelson and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Arrests: Danie

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 18:04:36

Winter weather advisory for southern & eastern parts of CNY

A winter weather ADVISORY is now in effect for the following areas: -- Oneida, Madison, Cortland, Tompkins and Chenango counties and all points south and east of these counties until 5 AM Wednesday. A winter weather advisory is issued in this case because some occasional snow will occur during this

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-16 05:39:36

Former national security advisers to speak at Hamilton College

CLINTON - Condoleezza Rice and Susan Rice, two former national security advisers, will discuss current issues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in Hamilton College's Margaret Scott Bundy Field House. The program combines the college's Sacerdote Great Series with the new Common Ground program for a

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:00

Police search for thieves in Oneida homes left abandoned by 2013 flooding

Part of the Oneida Flats region that was devastated by floodwaters in 2013. On Devereaux Street, in the Oneida Flats, sits house no. 530. It's Bill and Sherry Barker's home of 15 years, and they chose to stay in it after flooding ripped through the area in 2013. "It was a lot of work, we had. We wer

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:40:39