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Former Blue Dragon gets probation for computer crime

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A former Hutchinson Community College woman’s basketball player who was originally charged with sexual exploitation of a child was sentenced …Read More

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Hutch man gets 55-months in stabbing incident

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After being continued last week, a Hutchinson man found guilty of two counts of aggravated battery, aggravated burglary and aggravated …Read More

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Sentencing hearing in child sex case continued again

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For the second week in a row, the sentencing hearing for a 38-year-old Hutchinson man found guilty of attempted rape, …Read More

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Local unemployment numbers show slight drop

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The unemployment rate here in Hutchinson dropped slightly in March according to the numbers released from the Kansas Department of …Read More

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Minor accident sends Hutchinson man to jail for DUI

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Reno County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an injury accident a 1/2 mile west of Mayfield on 43rd. A passerby …Read More

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Former Newspaper Employee Accused Of Embezzlement

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A former Hutchinson News employee is free on a 15-thousand dollar bond after he was arrested for three crimes associated …Read More

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Your Easter weekend forecast

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After windy and warmer weather conditions on Saturday…showers and thunderstorms will on the increase Easter Sunday and Sunday Night as …Read More

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911 dispatchers celebrated this week

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911 Dispatcher Alicia Sparks works with Hutchinson Police Thursday in the center located in the basement of the Hutchinson / …Read More

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Hutch police looking for this man as a person of interest

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The Hutchinson Police Department needs your help identifying the male in this picture. He is a person of interest in …Read More

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Judge throws out blood evidence in manslaughter case

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District Judge Trish Rose issued a written opinion this week on a defense motion to suppress the blood evidence of …Read More

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Kansas man injured in Saturday motorcycle crash

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LEAVENWORTH–A Kansas man was injured in a Saturday night motorcycle crash in Leavenworth County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a …Read More

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Easter morning delivery for space station

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. …Read More

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Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of pilgrims from around the world are celebrating Easter in the Holy Land, commemorating the day …Read More

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NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs

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MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first out-of-this-world humanoid robot is finally getting its space …Read More

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Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings …Read More

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Kansas high court criticizes Brownback

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has criticized Gov. Sam Brownback for signing a judicial budget that ties …Read More

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Task force on earthquake increase making little progress

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback to explore whether man-made activity has caused …Read More

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Two dead in Friday night accident

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HAYS–Two people are dead after an accident at 7:30 p.m. Friday north of Hays. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a …Read More

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Governor signs 19 bills into law

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By Trevor Graff KHI News Service TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed 19 bills into law Friday, including measures …Read More

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

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NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the …Read More

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Topeka site offering compressed natural gas

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka business has started publicly offering compressed natural gas to some drivers. Questar Fueling’s, compressed …Read More

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Are you ready for Kansas Denim Day?

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KDHE TOPEKA, Kan. – April is Sexual Violence Awareness Month and one way the Kansas Department of Health and Environment …Read More

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Kansas extending ban on expansion of Medicaid

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has indefinitely extended a ban on expanding Medicaid in Kansas under the federal …Read More

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Wichita man gets 2 life sentences for sex crimes

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 32-year-old Wichita registered sex offender has been given two life sentences for committing sex crimes …Read More

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Man pleads guilty in Salina woman’s death

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ALINA, Kan. (AP) — A 25-year-old Salina man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the death of …Read More

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Friday plane crash victim was former Kansas lawmaker (UPDATE)

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HILLSBORO (AP) — A former six-term Kansas House member who was appointed in December to the state’s Supreme Court Nominating …Read More

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Kansas governor signs technical abortion changes

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal …Read More

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2 boys in protective custody after wandering alone

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two young children have been taken into protective custody after they were found wandering around outside …Read More

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