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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt (VIDEO)

A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.

Whole Foods to open Wichita store Sept. 3

Whole Foods Market says it will open its Wichita store Sept. 3.

Armed man robs Dollar General near Hillside and Lincoln

A man brandishing a handgun and threatening to shoot employees robbed a Dollar General store in southeast Wichita on Sunday, police said.

Greg Orman says he has enough signatures to run for U.S. Senate

Greg Orman, an Olathe businessman running as an independent candidate for U.S. Senate, announced Monday that he has received more than 10,000 signatures in support of his candidacy.

Police identify three killed in crash near Towne West

A 31-year-old man had just left a west Wichita bar minutes before speeding east on Maple and running a red light as his SUV slammed into the driver’s side of a Chevy Impala driving north on Tracy near Towne West Square early Sunday morning, a police official said Monday.

Wichita district fills top openings in special education, secondary schools, security

The Wichita school district has announced several new staff appointments for the 2014-15 school year, including a replacement for Alex Robinson, a former security supervisor who is facing child sex charges in two states.

Kansas City, Kansas, abortion clinic closed

One of four remaining clinics that provide abortions in Kansas has closed amid a hostile political climate and financial challenges.

Seat-belt patrol set for Thursday in Sedgwick County

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a patrol Thursday night that targets drivers not wearing their seat belts.

Dozens treated for illness at Keith Urban concert

Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.

Man dies after lightning strike affects 14 (VIDEO)

A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.

Wichita weather: A stretch of cool weather begins

Wichita can expect a rather pleasant Monday, forecasters say, with highs in the upper 80s and light winds under sunny skies.

10 Things to Know for Today (VIDEO)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

House, Senate negotiators reach tentative deal on Veterans Affairs bill

House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement to deal with the long-term needs of the struggling Department of Veterans Affairs and plan to unveil their proposal Monday.

Lawrence police investigating woman's death

Lawrence police and state authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found at a house.

Father killed while walking on Fla. beach when small plane crash-lands

A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.

Wichita high school students taking Inge plays to Scotland for festival

They’re putting the Inge in Fringe.

Sandhill treat is plum full of taste, memories

It is not work for the faint-hearted.

Public interviews set for Kansas Supreme Court applicants

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission is made up of nine members. The Kansas Court of Appeals no longer has open interviews for applicants to a vacant seat.

Vietnam veterans conference Aug. 5-9 in Wichita

The national leadership and education conference for the Vietnam Veterans of America will be in Wichita Aug. 5-9.

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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