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KHP Thanksgiving Weekend numbers up from last year

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The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. During that time, the Patrol worked two fatal crashes, which resulted in two fatalities. One of the fatal crashes was alcohol-related. Information in the table is compared ... Read More »

Patrol Reports Christmas Weekend Holiday Activity

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KHP personnel assisted 858 motorists over the holiday weekend The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Christmas Weekend Holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23 through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 26. Preliminary KHP results indicate it was a fairly safe weekend on Kansas roads, with the Patrol working no ... 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 »

Diller Odell School Evacuated Due to Threat

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Diller-Odell High School was evacuated for two and a half hours on Monday morning after a note was discovered making an unspecified threat to the building. Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the Nebraska State Patrol used dogs to search the building. According to Superintendent Darrell Vitosh students were taken to the Odell Community Center. The following statement was ... Read More »

Allegations of Abuse at Beatrice Developmental Center

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The Beatrice State Developmental Center is under investigation once again. The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed Wednesday it is investigating abuse and neglect allegations at one unit in the center. Patrol spokesperson said the investigation was requested by the Department of Health and Human Services and is ongoing. Spokesperson for the Center said the department has suspended all staff involved in ... Read More »

Semi Accident on Highway 77 sends 1 to hospital.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol worked a semi accident on Hwy 77 about a tenth of a mile north of hwy 36 Wednesday afternoon. According to the report, the semi was northbound on Hwy 77 when the driver lost control of the truck, entered the east ditch and went down the embankment, striking the creek bed at the base of the ... Read More »

ATV Accident in Miltonvale

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A Clay Center man involved in an ATV accident last Friday afternoon at a rural Miltonvale residence is described as being in critical condition. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol accident report, 34-year old Corey Lee Doza was riding an ATV on a private drive at 1881 Cherokee Road when it overturned and he was thrown off. Doza was taken ... Read More »

Testimony in the Macomber Trial Began on Tuesday

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The trial of Stephen Macomber started on Tuesday. Seven of nine expected prosecution witnesses testified on Tuesday. Marshall County Deputy Fernando Salcedo showed jurors scars on his wrist and back from gunshot wounds suffered during the shootout. Salcedo also testified that several metal rods were placed in his wrist where bones were fractured. Macomber was also injured during the initial ... Read More »

MEMORIAL WEEK MARKED BY BLUE RIBBONS & MEMORIAL SERVICES

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Law Enforcement Memorial Week honors those officers who have been lost in the line of duty In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, the State of Kansas will be having its annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this week. National Police Week is held May 15-21 this year, and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day is held ... Read More »

Hanover Man Arrested in Large Drug Bust

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FAIRBURY – Jefferson County Sheriff’s office, Fairbury Police Department and the Joint Fugitive Task Force served a combined nine drug related warrants since Feb. 2, resulting in seven arrests of Fairbury residents for possession with intent to deliver. Those from Fairbury facing charges are David S. Fentress, 20; Amy L. Barker, 31; Steven D. Boomgaarn Sr. 51; Trampes L. McCardle, ... Read More »