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Nearly 1,900 without power in Hutchinson

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:31

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – A power outage in north Hutchinson has left 1,876 without power.

According to Westar Energy, the outage is centered between 30th and 82nd, from Hendricks to Lorraine.

Courtesy Westar Energy

No word yet on what caused the outage. Westar estimates to have the power restored by 5:15 p.m.

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Confederate monument in Kansas City vandalized

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 15:45

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) – A monument to the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Kansas City, Missouri was vandalized sometime Friday night or early Saturday morning.

The monument is located on 55th and Ward Parkway. Someone spray painted what appears to be a sickle and star on the monument. Crews were out cleaning the statue on Saturday morning.

On Friday, 41 Action News reported that someone sent a letter to Kansas City Parks and Recreation requesting the statue be removed.

The memorial was erected in 1934 to honor the Confederate women left behind during the Civil War. It was initially located at the entrance to the Country Club Plaza but was moved in 1958.

Officials said removal would need to involve partnerships with city hall and the people who funded the memorial in the first place. Plus, they’d need public input to remove the monument.

This call for removal comes in the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville over a Confederate statue. The city of Baltimore removed four monuments overnight.

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Kansas trial to examine bias claim against Kobach’s office

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:44

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A former employee’s lawsuit alleging that she was fired from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office for not going to church enough is set to go to trial next week.

Courtney Canfield worked for Kobach’s office for more than nine months in 2013. She learned of her firing from her grandmother, a longtime Republican Party volunteer who knew Kobach’s chief deputy. Kobach has said the allegation of religious discrimination is “ridiculous.”

The lawsuit blames Kobach’s chief deputy, Eric Rucker, for the firing. While Canfield is suing the office, Kobach isn’t a defendant himself.

But the case is sure to draw attention to Kobach, a Republican with a national reputation for championing tough voter identification laws and helping to draft proposals in numerous states aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration.

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6 horses in Finney County contract equine infectious anemia

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:41

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Six horses at a Finney County facility will be euthanized after becoming infected with equine infectious anemia.

The Kansas Department of Agriculture said in a news release Friday that it was contacted this month about a positive test for the disease. All the exposed horses were tested and five other horses tested positive. Because the disease isn’t curable, the animals will be euthanized.

The remaining horses at the facility will be observed and retested in 60 days. The facility is under quarantine.

EIA is most commonly spread by biting flies and ticks. It doesn’t affect people but can be spread to horses, mules and donkeys.

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Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:58

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their “free speech rally” in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism a week after racially tinged bloodshed in Virginia.

An estimated 15,000 counterprotesters marched through the city to historic Boston Common, where many gathered near a bandstand abandoned early by conservatives who had planned to deliver a series of speeches. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, and angry counterprotesters scuffled with armed officers trying to maintain order.

Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers — some in uniform, others undercover — were deployed to keep the two groups apart Saturday. Boston’s Democratic mayor, Marty Walsh, and Massachusetts’ Republican governor, Charlie Baker, both warned that extremist unrest wouldn’t be tolerated in this city famed as the cradle of American liberty.

Organizers of the midday event, billed as a “Free Speech Rally,” have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others who fomented violence in Charlottesville on Aug. 12. A woman was killed at that Unite the Right rally, and scores of others were injured, when a car plowed into counterdemonstrators.

Opponents feared that white nationalists might show up in Boston anyway, raising the specter of ugly confrontations in the first potentially large and racially charged gathering in a major U.S. city since Charlottesville. But only a few dozen conservatives turned out for the rally on historic Boston Common — in stark contrast to the estimated 15,000 counterprotesters — and the conservatives abruptly left early.

Events are planned around the country, in cities including Atlanta, Dallas and New Orleans.

Walsh greeted counterprotesters Saturday morning outside Reggie Lewis Center in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. Counterprotesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups denouncing racism and anti-Semitism marching from there to the Common, and another group plans to rally on the steps of the Statehouse overlooking the sprawling park.

Some counterprotesters dressed entirely in black and wore bandannas over their faces. They chanted anti-Nazi and anti-fascism slogans, and waved signs that said: “Love your neighbor,” ”Resist fascism” and “Hate never made U.S. great.” Others carried a large banner that read: “SMASH WHITE SUPREMACY.”

TV cameras showed a group of boisterous counterprotesters on the Common chasing a man with a Trump campaign banner and cap, shouting and swearing at him. But other counterprotesters intervened and helped the man safely over a fence into the area where the conservative rally was to be staged. Black-clad counterprotesters also grabbed an American flag out of an elderly woman’s hands, and she stumbled and fell to the ground.

The permit issued for the rally on Boston Common came with severe restrictions, including a ban on backpacks, sticks and anything that could be used as a weapon. The permit is for 100 people, though an organizer has said he expected up to 1,000 people to attend.

The Boston Free Speech Coalition, which organized the event, said it has nothing to do with white nationalism or racism and its group is not affiliated with the Charlottesville rally organizers in any way.

“We are strictly about free speech,” the group said on its Facebook page. “… we will not be offering our platform to racism or bigotry. We denounce the politics of supremacy and violence.”

But the mayor pointed out that some of those invited to speak “spew hate.” Kyle Chapman, who described himself on Facebook as a “proud American nationalist,” said he will attend.

Black Lives Matter said Friday that members from around the U.S. planned to march Saturday in Boston.

Walsh said the city would do whatever is necessary to head off violence initiated by either side. “If anyone gets out of control — at all — it will be shut down,” he said.

“We will not tolerate any misbehavior, violence or vandalism whatsoever,” said Evans, Boston’s top cop.

Dating to 1634, Boston Common is the nation’s oldest city park. The leafy downtown park is popular with locals and tourists and has been the scene of numerous rallies and protests for centuries.

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Associated Press writers Crystal Hill and William J. Kole contributed to this report.

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Kansas Rep. Jim Ward announces he’s running for governor

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:34
Jim Ward’s family gathers on stage. (Photo courtesy KSN News)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas Representative Jim Ward announced his plans to run for governor on Saturday.

The announcement adds Ward to the list of nine other candidates running for the position in November 2018.

Ward spoke a lot about accountability during his announcement.

“I believe in accountability i think the voters who hire us to do a job have a right to know what we’re doing when we’re doing it so they can determine if they want to rehire us,” said Ward.

Ward will join the following candidates on the ballot next November:

  • Arden Andersen, physician
  • Jack Bergeson, high school student
  • Carl Brewer, former Wichita mayor
  • Josh Svaty, former Kansas Secretary of Agriculture
  • Jim Barnett, former state senator
  • Jeff Colyer, Lieutenant Governor of Kansas
  • Wink Hartman, businessman
  • Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State
  • Ken Selzer, Kansas Insurance Commissioner

Today Jim Ward announced his plan to run for governor of Kansas. Here are some of his plans. @KSNNews pic.twitter.com/Uw976ZozFi

— Ashonti Ford KSN (@AshontiFordKSN) August 19, 2017

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One man in critical condition after north Wichita shooting

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:00

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – According to authorities, a shooting has been reported in the 1200 block of N Wabash Avenue in north Wichita.

One man is in critical condition.

The shooting happened around 11:45 a.m.

This story is still developing.

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Topeka Police investigating after man’s body found in central Topeka

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:40

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Local authorities are on the scene Saturday morning after a man’s body was found in central Topeka.

Topeka Police Watch Commander says the body of a young black man was discovered at 7:59 a.m.

The body was discovered by neighbors who found the body in the yard of a residents home.

Police said the area will be closed for some time while they continue to investigate.

No further information has been released at this time.

This story is is developing. Be sure to stay with us for the latest information.

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Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:24

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police are searching for a suspect after a local gas and grocery was robbed Friday.

WPD tells us it happened at the Fast Trip located in the 2700 block of South Seneca. That was around noon.

When they arrived, officers met a 42-year-old employee who told them a suspect entered the business, threatening her.

She says the suspect took money, lottery tickets, and the employee’s purse before running away.

Police say no one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.

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Boston, cradle of liberty, braces for spirited protests

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:02

BOSTON (AP) — Conservative activists and leftist counterprotesters prepared for a confrontation on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.

Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers — some in uniform, others undercover — would be deployed to keep the two groups apart on Saturday. Boston’s Democratic mayor, Marty Walsh, and Massachusetts’ Republican governor, Charlie Baker, both warned that extremist unrest wouldn’t be tolerated in this city famed as the cradle of American liberty.

Organizers of the midday event, billed as a “Free Speech Rally,” have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others who fomented violence in Charlottesville on Aug. 12. A woman was killed at that Unite the Right rally, and scores of others were injured, when a car plowed into counterdemonstrators.

But opponents feared that white nationalists might show up in Boston anyway, raising the specter of ugly confrontations in the first potentially large and racially charged gathering in a major U.S. city since Charlottesville.

Events are planned around the country, in cities including Atlanta, Dallas and New Orleans.

Walsh greeted counterprotesters Saturday morning outside Reggie Lewis Center in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. Counterprotesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups denouncing racism and anti-Semitism are planning to march from there to the Common, and another group plans to rally on the steps of the Statehouse overlooking the sprawling park.

The permit issued for the rally on Boston Common came with severe restrictions, including a ban on backpacks, sticks and anything that could be used as a weapon. The permit is for 100 people, though an organizer has said he expected up to 1,000 people to attend.

The Boston Free Speech Coalition, which organized the event, said it has nothing to do with white nationalism or racism and its group is not affiliated with the Charlottesville rally organizers in any way.

“We are strictly about free speech,” the group said on its Facebook page. “… we will not be offering our platform to racism or bigotry. We denounce the politics of supremacy and violence.”

But the mayor pointed out that some of those invited to speak “spew hate.” Kyle Chapman, who described himself on Facebook as a “proud American nationalist,” said he will attend.

Black Lives Matter said Friday that members from around the U.S. planned to march Saturday in Boston.

Walsh said the city would do whatever is necessary to head off violence initiated by either side. “If anyone gets out of control — at all — it will be shut down,” he said.

“We will not tolerate any misbehavior, violence or vandalism whatsoever,” said Evans, Boston’s top cop.

Dating to 1634, Boston Common is the nation’s oldest city park. The leafy downtown park is popular with locals and tourists and has been the scene of numerous rallies and protests for centuries.

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Suspect arrested in killing, wounding of Fla. officers

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:50

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Florida and the grave wounding of a sergeant was arrested several hours after the attack in a bar, authorities said Saturday.

Everett Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Officer Matthew Baxter and could face other charges for the wounding of Sgt. Sam Howard, said Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell at a news conference Saturday. Kissimmee is located south of the theme park hub of Orlando, Florida.

During a patrol late Friday of a neighborhood with a history of drug activity, Baxter was “checking out” three people, including Miller, when the officer got into a scuffle with Miller. Howard, his sergeant, responded as backup, the police chief said.

The officers didn’t have an opportunity to return fire. They weren’t wearing body cameras.

Sheriff’s deputies with a neighboring law enforcement agency later tracked Miller down to a bar and approached him. Miller started reaching toward his waistband when the deputies tackled and subdued him, O’Dell said.

The found a handgun and revolver on him.

“They were extremely brave and heroic actions taken by the deputies,” O’Dell said.

The police chief said Miller would be taken to jail wearing the fallen officer’s handcuffs.

Authorities originally said they believed there were four suspects, but the chief said Saturday that no other arrests are anticipated.

Miller, 45, was a Marine veteran and was recently involuntarily committed for a mental evaluation by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. The early stages of the investigation shows that Miller had made threats to law enforcement on Facebook, O’Dell said.

As of Saturday morning, Howard was in “grave, critical condition” at the hospital, O’Dell said.

“It’s grave. Not much hope that he will survive this,” the police chief said.

Baxter, 27, had been with the Kissimmee Police Department for three years. He was married to another Kissimmee police officer and they have four children.

Howard, 36, has served with the Kissimmee Police Department for 10 years. He and his wife have one child, O’Dell said.

“They are two wonderful men, family men,” O’Dell said. “They are two committed to doing it the right way.”

Separately, other two officers were injured late Friday in Jacksonville, Florida, after police responded to reports of an attempted suicide at a home where three other people were thought to be in danger. One of the officers was shot in both hands and the other was shot in the stomach.

In Pennsylvania, two state troopers were shot and a suspect killed outside a small-town store south of Pittsburgh on Friday night.

President Trump tweeted early Saturday that his thoughts and prayers were with the Kissimmee Police Department. “We are with you!” he said.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott tweeted he was heartbroken by the news of Baxter’s death and was praying for a quick recovery for Howard.

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Julie Dombo continues to inspire, spread joy through her recovery

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:21

DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) –  Last Friday, marked two years since Julie Dombo was shot during a robbery in Derby.

She lost her hands and feet, but, not her fighting spirit.

“I see every day still alive as a gift, that I shouldn’t be here and I am,” said Dombo.

That day, two years ago, is one that Dombo says she thinks about every day.

“You have to move on with life, that I lived and have to figure out how to do everything with a whole new normal,” said Dombo.

Figuring it out is exactly what Dombo is doing.

She uses bionic hands, gifted to her by friends, Mark and Louise Holden.

The Holden’s were honored last night with a Humanitarian Award for using their own money to buy the expensive prosthetics for Dombo that her insurance would not cover.

She says she is still learning how to use them.

“So I have to figure out, if it is going to turn or is it going to open,” said Dombo.

Especially, the different attachments that help her grab and pick up different things.

When she’s not using her hi-tech hands, she has other tools.

She has a finger pointer that allows her to text her daughter in New York.

“I can hit done and send it and its done,” said Dombo.

Dombo says these tools have helped her get some of her independence back.

“I can do a lot more things, I still have a long way to go,” said Dombo.

Through it all, her husband John has been right by her side, helping her along the way.

“She’s an inspiration to me and quite honestly, her being as positive as she is enables me to as positive as I can be,” said John Dombo.

While Dombo has accomplished so much already, she says she still has one big goal left.

“Being able to walk out in the garage, being able to get in that car and drive somewhere all by myself and back,” said Dombo.

Dombo say the support she’s received., and now, her chance to inspire others are some of the positives to come from an attack that nearly killed her.

 

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10-foot tall Keeper of the Plains statues invade Wichita

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:46

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Dozens of Keeper of the Plains statues have appeared in the City of Wichita.

“Wichita’s most iconic symbol is the Keeper of the Plains, so we were looking several years ago, how do we celebrate what this community is and also how do we celebrate the artistic community inside Wichita,” said Ben Jennings.

Ben Jennings is a managing partner with Together Wichita, a group of about 20 local businesses who have teamed up to select and fund projects aimed at celebrating Wichita and its residents. The group is currently working on a project called Keepers on Parade, where local artists and businesses team up to design, paint and place 10-foot-tall, fiberglass Keeper of the Plains statues throughout the city.

“We thought, what if we take the most iconic image of Wichita and we empower local artists to present their take or businesses to commission a Keeper so they can celebrate why they are part of this community and what makes them unique,” Jennings said.

(Map courtesy togetherwichita.com)

There are currently 25 Keepers on display in Wichita and 11 Keepers in production. Artist Grace Shively, 17, is hard at work in her Wichita backyard painting a Keeper to go outside of Intrust Bank Arena.

“My initial reaction was like, ‘Wow, this would be really cool,'” said Grace Shively.

Shively, who specializes in impressionism, is a senior at Trinity Academy. She’s the youngest artist chosen to paint a Keeper statue.

“It’s really cool to see just how I have grown just in this piece because, obviously, I’m in high school, so I’m still learning,” Shively said.

Shively is about 75 percent done with her statue which includes a farm scene, sunflowers, instruments and a lion. She said she got her concept from Intrust Bank Arena and Berkshire Hathaway PenFed Realty, who is funding the statue.

“They kind of like wanted the music and stuff, so that’s why i did that part on the top. Then, Berkshire Hathaway is the one buying it so on the back of it there is a house and they wanted kind of a little farm house kind of feel,” Shively said.

Jennings said the beauty of the Keeper project is that each one of the statues is different, yet connected to Wichita in some way.

“They all kind of celebrate the same thing and that is the diverse community of artists here in Wichita,” Jennings said.

Each Keeper costs $5,000. The price covers the manufacturing of the Keeper, its weather-proof coating and the artist’s payment. If you would like to purchase a statue, contact Together Wichita at togetherwichita.com.

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Mullinville sculptor M.T. Liggett was as bold as his art

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:49

MULLINVILLE, Kan. (KSNW) – Thousands of Kansans were intrigued by the work of M.T. Liggett. The Mullinville artist died August 17 at the age of 86.

If you have driven from Wichita to western Kansas you’ve most likely passed some of Liggett’s provocative roadside sculptures.

“It’s just kind of been a staple of our county,” said Stacy Barnes, a friend of Liggett’s.

The sculptures in Mullinville represent decades of works by M.T. Liggett. The art is as bold and divisive as the artist himself.

“I know over the years he’s maybe hurt some feelings with various totems and things he’s made,” added Barnes.

Those totems Barnes is referring to have referenced anything from Greek mythology and Shakespeare to criticizing local and national politicians.

For fellow artist and family friend, Stacy Barnes, M.T. Liggett was an inspirational mentor.

“Somebody who wasn’t afraid to say what he thought, and to me, that work was very important,” explained Barnes.

While some people took offense to his work, Barnes knew a softer, more welcoming side of M.T.

“To see him get on a busload, with a busload of people and talk about his work is one of my fondest memories, and being here in his shop with him, as I’ve brought visitors over,” added Barnes.

Over the years, Liggett was featured in books and documentaries for his art.

“I know we have people from all over the world who stop along this highway to see his work,” said Barnes.

One of Liggett’s fans is Henry Chandler. Chandler is from Norfolk, Virginia and he first stumbled across the sculptures years ago on a trip to Colorado.

“Turned around and looked at it, so if I ever come back out this way, I like to check it out again, take a few photos, so I did today,” said Chandler.

Now, M.T. Liggett is immortalized through his art. Liggett set up a trust to continue to pay his property taxes and keep the sculptures right where they are.

“He definitely was quite a character,” said Barnes.

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Vandals destroy thousands of dollars of WSU student’s artwork

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:58

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – An art student at Wichita State University is trying to rebuild her studio and portfolio after vandals caused serious damage to her creations.

Melinda Sudbrink told KSN News she puts her loss at between $2,000 and $4,000 as a result of the break-in.

Sudbrink said the vandalism was discovered Thursday by WSU officials.  She went to her locked studio in the McKnight Art Center on the WSU campus later Thursday to view the damage.

There were several other studio spaces in the secure area that also were vandalized, Sudbrink said.

A Wichita State official told KSN a WSU police reported vandals broke into the area sometime between August 14 and August 17.  They destroyed, damaged or stole artwork and supplies.

Sudbrink said her art brushes were dipped in paint, then in glue, and left to dry. They were completely destroyed, she said. In addition, many large canvases were destroyed. “They even painted my staple gun,” said Sudbrink.

There was also polyurethane resin in her studio, a substance she used in her artwork. “They’re lucky they didn’t open the containers,” said Sudbrink. “I wear a respirator when I use it. The fumes could have caused them to pass out.”

WSU police report they are investigating possible suspects in the case.

Sudbrink’s mother has started a GoFundMe page to help Melinda buy new supplies.

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Surprise cancellation of emergency Great Bend City Council meeting

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 19:28

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KSNW) – The Great Bend City Council controversy continued Friday night when an emergency meeting planned for 5:30 p.m. didn’t happen.

There had to be five city council members present at the emergency meeting in order for it to happen. One of the members, who had mentioned earlier that he may not show up, didn’t.

Council member Dana Dawson said the ultimate goal of the meeting was to get Chief Clifton Couch reinstated. Dawson and many others felt Couch was unfairly suspended after he accused Howard Partington, the former city administrator, and Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison of trying to mislead people about issues in the police department.

Like Dawson, some Great Bend residents are ready to see Couch back as head of police.

“Our police officers were happier than they have been in a really long time,” said Great Bend resident Morgan Stevens. “When we see them now they’re not just exhausted and tired and kind of feeling low. They have smiles on their faces.”

Bob Allen echoed Couch’s success.

“He’s worked with the sheriff’s department and they’ve done a lot,” said Allen.

It is unclear if the topic of reinstatement will be brought up at the next meeting, which is scheduled for Monday.

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Breitenbach requests no cameras for future court hearings

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:27

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Corbin Breitenbach was in court Friday asking for the media to be excluded from any future court hearings. He said he’s concerned the news coverage of his case will prevent him from getting a fair trial.

Breitenbach is the man accused of breaking into a Wichita apartment back in June, choking a 7-year-old girl into unconsciousness, and then raping her.

Even though Breitenbach has a court-appointed attorney, he wanted to speak to the judge himself. He said the media is turning the public against him and jeopardizing his right to a fair trial.

Today, he told judge Joe Kisner that cameras should not be allowed in the courtroom anymore.

“I am deemed innocent until proven guilty and when the media is covering this case like I’m already guilty and spinning facts that they’re not even supposed to be privy to, it’s not constitutionally valid,” said Breitenbach.

Judge Kisner responded to his request.

“This is the public’s business, public courtroom, and there’s a strong presumption in all matters, particularly in criminal matters, that the courts are open,” explained Judge Kisner.

Kisner ruled that unless Breitenbach and his attorney can provide a specific example of why the media should be barred from the courtroom, cameras will be allowed in.

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Salina woman arrested for rape of 12-year-old boy

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:53

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Salina woman has been charged with having sex with a 12-year-old boy.

KSN’s news partner KSAL reports that Lenora Dyke, 18, has been booked into jail.

Police Captain Paul Forrester told KSAL News that authorities learned about an incident that allegedly occurred August 14 between Dyke and the 12-year-old boy at her Chapel Ridge Apartment from the boy’s mother.

Police said the boy met Dyke through his older brother. According to authorities, Dyke used private Facebook messages to send nude photos of herself to the victim and got him to come to her apartment.

Dyke is now facing charges that could included rape, electronic solicitation of a child and promoting obscenity to minors.

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Derby police looking for suspect in armed carjacking

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:10

DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) – Derby police are looking for a suspect in an armed carjacking that happened in Derby early Friday morning.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Kenan C. Leamon. Leamon, 25, is from Texas and he has been charged with aggravated robbery and felony evade or elude.

Leamon is described as being 5’7″ and weighing 195 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark-colored, long-sleeved shirt or jacket and a black hat.

According to authorities, the vehicle Leamon stole has been recovered, though Leamon is still at large.

Authorities said Leamon should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him you should not attempt to apprehend him or approach him.

Please call 911 if you seen him. Contact the Derby Police Department with information at 316-788-1557 or call Derby Crime Stoppers at 316-788-TIPS (8477).

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One killed in north Wichita accident

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:54

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – One person was killed in an accident in north Wichita. It happened near 29th and Mead around 1:40 p.m.

Authorities say workers were demolishing a building, and debris fell on a person killing them.

KSN News has a crew at the scene. Look for the latest online at KSN.com.

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