2 hospitalized after motorcycle rear-end another in Dickinson Co.

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DICKINSON COUNTY- Two people were injured in an accident just before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Harley Davidson driven by Allen J. Campbell, 55, Dallas, GA., was westbound on Kansas 18. The motorcycle rear-ended a 2013 Harley Davidson driven by Kathleen M. Bogucki, that had slowed […]

Someone who bought lottery in Kansas $1.8 million winner

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Lottery says someone who purchased a Super Kansas Cash lottery ticket in northeast Kansas is holding a $1.8 million jackpot winner. Lottery officials say a ticket matched all five numbers and the Super Cashball on Monday night. The last mega-jackpot in the Super Kansas Cash lottery was paid on […]

3 hospitalized after Jeep hits a John Deere tractor


TALMO- Three people were injured in an accident just before 11a.m. on Tuesday in Republic County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1995 Jeep Wrangler driven by Marjorie A. Huber, 56, Pocatello, ID., was eastbound on Kansas 148 two miles east of Talmo. The Jeep began to pass a John Deere tractor. The Jeep hit […]

Kan. police officer fatally shoots retired judge’s dog


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police have confirmed that an officer fatally shot a retired judge’s dog in his backyard while responding to a security alarm that activated at the home. The police department said Monday that an officer shot the canine twice after it began charging at him in an aggressive manner last month. […]

Deere recalls lawn tractors for crash risk


NEW YORK (AP) — Deere is recalling more than 2,000 lawn tractors because the brake arm can fail and cause a crash. There have been no reports of injuries, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday. The recall is for John Deere models D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160 and D170 with serial numbers […]

Judge denies temporary injunction to prevent new Kan. casino


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has denied Cherokee County’s request for a temporary injunction to stop construction of a casino in Crawford County. Cherokee County sued last month after the state awarded a contract for a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas to Kansas Crossing Hotel & Casino, to be built south of Pittsburg. […]

Kan. man hospitalized after rear-end truck crash


EL DORADO – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just before 10a.m. on Tuesday in Butler County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2007 Ford pickup driven by Jordan Ryan Hooper, 21, Goddard, was traveling on U.S. 54 two miles east of El Dorado. The truck rear-ended a 1996 Chevy pickup driven by […]

Oil prices sliding amid soft US economic data

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ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer The price of oil is sliding as traders brace for softer demand amid an increase in the number of active rigs and weak U.S. economic reports on construction spending and manufacturing activity. U.S. crude was down $1.80, or 3.8 percent, to $45.32 a barrel in trading in New York Monday, […]

Another suspect charged in Pittsburg State student slaying

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PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Another suspect has been arrested and charged in the October robbery and slaying of 20-year-old Pittsburg State University student Taylor Thomas. The Joplin Globe reports that 25-year-old Juan Salas-Rueda was arrested Friday in Wheaton, Missouri, on charges of felony murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and obstruction of the capture and prosecution […]