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CHILD ABUSE DEATH

  • A second degree murder charge is filed against a man who police say got into a dispute with a child over pajamas.  Investigators say an autopsy report showed Jayda Kyle suffered a head injury.  Police say the suspect in this case was the boyfriend of this child's mother.  Investigators say Vaden threw Jayda to her bed, then floor twice over a nonspecific time period, causing Jayda to hit her head on the floor.

HISTORIC BIG BRUTUS

  • There's big news for Big Brutus, in West Mineral, Kansas.  The largest electric shovel still in existence is being considered for a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.  Board members expect to hear whether Big Brutus makes it onto the National Register of Historic Places sometime  early next month.

WASHINGTON RESIGNATIONS

  • Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken announced he intends to resign in the coming weeks, following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.  And Arizona Republican Congressman Trent Franks says he's leaving his job at the end of January.  It comes after a revelation he discussed surrogate motherhood with female staffers.

TEXAS SNOW

  • Snow...in South Texas?  It's a rare sight and there was even enough for a snowball fight.  The surprise snow prompted the National Weather Service to issue a freeze warning in the overnight hours for several counties.
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  • LaTurner Files for Full 4 Year Term

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:24:31 GMT
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
  • Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:29 GMT
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
  • Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:06 GMT

    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

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    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

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