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Some Tulsa residents say 1st black police chief not enough

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Some community leaders in Tulsa, Oklahoma, fear the appointment of the city's first black police chief won't alleviate the distrust of officers in communities of color. Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum selected Maj. Wendell Franklin, 46,...

 

Neil Armstrong donates personal items to Cosmosphere museum

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The family of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, has donated two items that were aboard the Apollo 11 mission in 1969 to the Cosmosphere space museum in Hutchinson. Armstrong's two sons donated a...

 

Snowplow kills 2 walking along highway in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A snowplow struck and killed two pedestrians in Kansas before sunrise Friday after a winter storm coated parts of the Midwest with snow. The collision involving a Riley County plow truck happened shortly after 5 a.m., after...

 

Woman found dead in southeast Kansas possibly hit by vehicle

OPOLIS, Kan. (AP) — A woman whose body was found Wednesday in southeast Kansas might have been hit by a vehicle, authorities said Friday. The woman was identified Friday as Brandi S. Moore, 35, of Pittsburg. Her body was found in Opolis, an...

 

Attorneys challenge Oklahoma redistricting initiative

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An initiative petition that seeks to prevent partisan gerrymandering of legislative districts is unconstitutional because it contains multiple subjects and should be thrown out, an attorney argued before the state Supreme...

 

Consultants recommend renovating Docking state building

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Consultants have recommended the state spend more than $100 million to renovate the Docking State Office Building in Topeka, in part to consolidate state agencies in the building adjacent to the Kansas Capitol. The Kansas...

 

Bill de Blasio's bagel gaffe and the fraught politics of food

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Stacy A. Cordery, Iowa State University (THE CONVERSATION) If New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hadn't already dropped out of the 2020...

 

University to graduate first class in special needs program

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ashley Mabry, who looks forward to family game night, sometimes watches TV and loves her internship at the ARC Pikes Peak Region, knew she wanted to go to college since the fourth grade, when she entered a "talent...

 

Mahomes gives Reid best hope to win that elusive Super Bowl

Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles. He's one win away from finishing the job. The only thing missing from Reid's impressive resume is a Super Bowl title. He is seventh on the career wins...

 

Kansas says it's better prepared now for aviation layoffs

Kansas Labor Secretary Delia Garcia said Thursday that the state is better prepared to respond to layoffs stemming from the grounding of the troubled Boeing 737 Max than it was during the Great Recession, when it had to borrow money to prop up its...

 

Former Gov. Jeff Colyer to sing backup for Chaka Khan

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican Kansas governor and plastic surgeon Jeff Colyer is about to add Chaka Khan backup singer to his resume. Colyer is part of a student and faculty choir that will join the "Queen of Funk" on stage for a Martin...

 

DHS briefs Kansas lawmakers on business, agriculture threats

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Foreign governments are trying to get proprietary information about Kansas business and agricultural assets, state legislators heard Tuesday in extraordinary, secret briefings with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

 

Baton Rouge Zoo seeking nominations to name its new giraffe

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The zoo in Louisiana's capital city is asking for the public's help to name its newest male giraffe. The Baton Rouge Zoo is holding a contest for people to nominate their favorite names for the facility's latest addition,...

 

Fire department, neighbors save Montana horse from icy ditch

MARION, Mont. (AP) — Emergency personnel and local volunteers came together in Marion Monday to perform what is being described as a miracle, saving the life of a horse that had been submerged up to its head in icy water for hours. The 20-year-old...

 

Valentine's Day specials available at some state parks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has prepared special Valentine's Day offers for people who want to mark the day at a state park. Guests who reserve a cabin or lodge room at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park between Feb. 10...

 

Tulsa mayor supports 'Live PD' in city despite opposition

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of Tulsa says he sees benefits in having A&E's "Live PD" filmed in the city despite opposition from some local leaders and lawmakers. Mayor G.T. Bynum told the Tulsa World the show that films police officers around...

 

Oklahoma agency says 572 will be state's newest area code

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced Thursday that 572 will be a new area code for 19 central Oklahoma counties in the 405 area, including Oklahoma County and Oklahoma City. The area code "overlay" is similar to one...

 

Emaciated dog found in locked cage in dumpster in Wichita

Authorities say an emaciated dog was rescued after being found in a locked kennel that was thrown in an apartment dumpster in Kansas. Lt. Brian Sigman, the Wichita Animal Control commander, said surveillance video obtained Thursday shows two...

 
 By Matt Volz    Regional    January 9, 2020

Search off for 'command vehicle' in mystery drone case

A Colorado sheriff on Wednesday rescinded his call for people to be on the lookout for a "command vehicle" that may be operating mysterious groups of drones spotted in recent weeks over northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. That request for...

 

AMC Entertainment to Elevate Dan Ellis to Senior Vice President, Development & International

LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 7, 2020-- AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC, "AMC" or the "Company") today announced that Dan Ellis, head of Domestic Development at AMC, will succeed Mark McDonald as the head of AMC's Development & International...

 

Fire on roof of Oklahoma City mall,, no injuries reported

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Saturday morning fire on the roof of a northwest Oklahoma City mall was extinguished with no injuries, fire officials said. Oklahoma City Fire Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson said the fire on the roof of Quail Springs Mall...

 

CES gadget show: How watching TV will change in the 2020s

NEW YORK (AP) — What will watching TV be like in the 2020s? Amid new gadgets and glitz, the CES tech show in Las Vegas aims to offer some answers, many of which boil down to more streaming and more efforts to glue you to your phone. The show's...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    January 5, 2020

Another search planned for Oklahoma girls missing since 1999

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two days of meetings and new searches are planned this week for two 16-year-old Oklahoma girls missing and presumed dead for more than two decades, authorities said Monday. Investigators with the Craig County District...

 

Kansas police apologize for faked story of expletive on cup

HERINGTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police department is apologizing after an officer admitted to making up a story that a McDonald's employee wrote an expletive and the word "pig" on a coffee cup. Herington Police Chief Brian Hornaday said in a news...

 

Oklahoma City police say woman injured by officers' gunfire

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A woman who was injured when two Oklahoma City police officers opened fire last week on a gun-wielding man was wounded as a result of the officers' gunfire, police said Monday. Police initially said that 55-year-old Rolana...

 

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