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13-year-old Wichita boy dies after shooting at home

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 13-year-old Wichita child who was injured during an apparently accidental shooting has died, police said. The shooting happened around 6 p.m. Monday as the child and a 16-year-old were playing with a gun that went off,...

 

Texas woman sentenced in death of 2 Kansas carnival vendors

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for her role in the deaths of a Kansas couple who were killed on the orders of a carnival worker as part of a fictitious " carnival mafia" initiation....

 

Wichita man dies 2 days after bar fight; suspect arrested

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has died two days after a bar fight, and the man accused of punching him is now facing a manslaughter charge, police said. Alonzo Haywood, 31, died Sunday at a hospital from injuries he received in a 2 a.m....

 

Well-traveled roadrunner is back home after visit to Maine

FREEDOM, Maine (AP) — A roadrunner that traveled undetected from Nevada to Maine in a moving van is back in its home state. The wayward bird flew in a pet carrier from Boston to Las Vegas last week. From there, it was delivered to officials with...

 

Germany: Burglars knock hole in wall to steal Lego bricks

BERLIN (AP) — German police are looking for witnesses after burglars broke through the wall of a toy store to steal dozens of Lego sets. Police said Tuesday that the theft took place over the weekend in the western town of Lippstadt. The burglars...

 

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir "Lucky" and said she was struggling with the role she played "within a system that sent an innocent...

 

1st of 4 accusers takes stand at Ghislaine Maxwell trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman testified on Tuesday that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was sometimes present when the witness, then just 14, had sexual interactions with the financier Jeffrey Epstein. The witness, using the pseudonym "Jane," was the...

 

Appeals court weighs Trump arguments to withhold records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of judges on Tuesday questioned whether they had the authority to grant former President Donald Trump's demands and stop the White House from allowing the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection led by...

 

Stocks sink as omicron, rate worries rattle Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Already unnerved by the newest coronavirus variant, Wall Street's losses deepened on Tuesday after the head of the Federal Reserve said it will consider shutting off its support for financial markets sooner than expected. The S&P 50...

 

Court upholds California ban on high-capacity magazines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two lower court judges and upheld California's ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. "The statute...

 

States: Sackler family members abusing bankruptcy process

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge should reject a sweeping settlement to thousands of lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, a group of states said at a hearing Tuesday, arguing that the protections it extends to members of the Sackler famil...

 

Ex-Trump aide Meadows cooperating with House Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contempt, the committee's chairman said Tue...

 

November delivers another hit to sinking consumer confidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low in November, clipped by rising prices and concern about the coronavirus. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 109.5, dow...

 

Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a hard line Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting everything discussed in previous rounds of diplomacy could be renegotiated. Speaking to Iranian state...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 During this day were two traffic stops. 12:56 a.m. – Report of a bird dog with a collar at 9th Street and Oklahoma. Wednesday, November 24, 2021 During this day were three traffic stops. 2:39 p.m. – Caller advised their...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 876 page 459: Hershel R. Kiser and Linda Kiser convey unto Mattison Lee Hopkins: Lots 6 through 9, Block 37 in Town of Jet, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Book 876 page 473: Mary Jackson, trustee, conveys unto...

 

Barber County court filings

Limited Filings LVNV Funding LLC vs. Stanley J. Hannebohn: debt collection. Traffic Filings Jared Matthew Keenan has been cited for maximum speed limits ($195). Craig David Kholos has been cited for maximum speed limits ($195). Matthew Scott Barr...

 

Barber County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 146 page 557: David Ronald Bell and Joyce Elaine Bell convey unto David and Joyce Bell Revocable Trust. North half of the southeast quarter and the south half of the northeast quarter, section 32, township 31, range 11....

 

Cherokee City manager asks Alfalfa County commissioners for ARPA funds

The Alfalfa County commissioners had a short agenda Monday but spent quite a bit of time discussing the potential allocation of funds from the federal government's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Oklahoma received $1.9 billion to be used on water,...

 

Holiday concerts by Alva students begin Dec. 3

The Alva Public Schools have scheduled a series of holiday concerts to put you in a festive mood. The free concerts include students of all ages with both vocal and instrumental music. The first concert is set for Friday, Dec. 3, at 1:30 p.m. Alva...

 

Burlington School still awaits tax protest money as do all schools in Alfalfa County

President Terry Graham called the morning November meeting of the Burlington Board of Education to order with three other board members present: Robert Hill, April Kisling and Aaron Smith. Others attending included Superintendent Kevin Brown, Jr/Sr...

 

Benefit for Hitchcock brings in about $11,000 Monday night

South Barber teachers and the Plum Thickett in Kiowa, Kansas, are working together to help defray medical and travel expenses for Nick and Deb Hitchcock. On Nov. 3, Nick underwent a heart transplant i...

 

See Santa, sample simmering chili, shop

The Thanksgiving turkey has been gobbled up. Temperatures are freezing overnight. It's almost time for football bowl games. Now it's time for jingle bells, Christmas candy and carols, shopping for gifts and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. The...

 

Woods County commissioners have brief meeting

The Woods County commissioners had a very short meeting Monday. Present were commissioners Randy McMurphy, John Smiley and David Hamil and County Clerk Shelley Reed. The commissioners took action to...

 

There was bedlam after the game, too

It happens once a year in the state, the Bedlam football game between OU and OSU. This year both teams had an outside shot at a berth in the College Football Playoff. Oklahoma State had already...

 

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