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Nemaha County Sheriff Warns Of Telephone Scam

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The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that residents have been receiving phone calls recently asking for banking, and personal information. The caller may indicate that they are affiliated with a bank or business, and the call may show up as a local number. Authorities report that these are in fact computer generated, and may be from another country. As a result, there is little ... Read More »

Highway Patrol Set To Start Texting Enforcement July 1st

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The July 4th holiday is this week, and the Kansas Highway Patrol has some important enforcement initiatives that motorists should be aware of. Beginning July 1, and lasting through July 10, the Patrol will be conducting a texting enforcement initiative. Troopers will be out looking for drivers who are violating Kansas’ texting law, and will be citing those observed in ... Read More »

KHP Seeking Assistance Identifying Possible Vehicle In Hit And Run Fatality

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Here is a brief update regarding a pedestrian death on the west shoulder of US-81 Highway at Vale road on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. The Kansas Highway Patrol has an interest in locating a vehicle possibly involved in a pedestrian death in Cloud County. It’s believed the vehicle possibly involved is a 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue or a 1997-2005 Buick Century ... Read More »

Severe Weather Awareness: Outdoor Sirens Are Intended For Outdoor Use Only

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This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas. The National Weather Service put the following information together to remind the public that outdoor warning sirens are not intended to alert people indoors. Every year the National Weather Service and the emergency management communities get together and provide severe weather information for the public. Each year we emphasize the fact ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Looking For Man Impersonating A Cop

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Law enforcement personnel are looking for a man impersonating a police officer. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office put out a notice today to be on the lookout for 45-year-old Robert Wayne Helms of Pittsburg, who could be connected to up to 25 cases of impersonating a police officer, and trying to cash fake checks. According to the release, Helms could be ... Read More »

Another Scam Warning

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The Division of SHIP Relations was notified about a scam which occurs when someone, who claims to be a jury duty coordinator, calls a person to verify they received a summons for jury duty, and that a warrant had been issued for their arrest. If the person states they never received a summons, the scammer asks for their Social Security number ... Read More »

Highway Patrol Working to Lower Teen Deaths

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Beginning March 5, the Kansas Highway Patrol will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years. In 2010, 51 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 75% of those killed were not restrained.   In an effort to change this trend, law enforcement across Kansas will be ... Read More »

Pursuit Ends Near Wetmore

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A 30-mile pursuit Sunday ended just 8 miles north of Wetmore.  The pursuit travelled through rural Jackson and Nemaha Counties. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says Randall S. Rodvelt, a 43-year-old Circleville man, fled from officers as they responded to a domestic disturbance reported around 1:20 Sunday afternoon in Circleville.  According to reports Rodvelt allegedly battered a deputy.  Rodvelt allegedly ... Read More »

Prepare for travel delays for KU-KSU game Saturday in Lawrence

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SUNFLOWER SHOWDOWN TO BRING FOOTBALL FANS TO LAWRENCE The matchup between two Kansas schools is expected to bring extra traffic to the Turnpike this Saturday, Oct. 22, and will bring extra fans to Lawrence. The annual Sunflower Showdown between the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas State University Wildcats brings fans for both teams to the game and to ... Read More »

Vehicle-Deer crashes rise in October thru December.

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Last year in Kansas, over 9-thousand traffic crashes were deer related, with two people killed and 305 people injured. Most vehicle-deer crashes occur between October and December around dawn and dusk.  The deer rutting season and other factors during this time appear to increase the movement of the deer and the number of deer on the roadway.  Also, if one ... Read More »