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San Francisco Giants Fans Celebrate World Series Title with Couch Fires
Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) — Big crowds hit the streets of San Francisco late Wednesday to celebrate the Giants' third World Series title in five years. People burned couches and other debris in the city's Mission District after the Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals
Man Says He Wrongly Confessed to Murder After Undergoing 'Exorcism'
iStock/Thinkstock (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A man claims he was under a sort of exorcism when he confessed to killing a fellow member of a religious group in Kansas City, Missouri, whose death was originally ruled a suicide. The body of Bethany Deaton was found Oct. 30, 2012, in the back seat of her ...
Sheriff Urges Halloween Safety for Trick-or-Treaters
WICHITA - With Halloween just two days away, the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is urging parents to take safety precautions before letting their kids trick-or-treat. Among the tips: check to see if any convicted felons live in the neighborhood. By going to the sheriff's website , parents can see
Two More Earthquakes Shake Kansas and Oklahoma
ANTHONY, Kan. - The first was recorded just after 11:00 p.m., 11 miles southeast of Anthony, Kansas. It was a measured 2.6 magnitude earthquake. The second was a 2.5 magnitude quake 5 miles southeast of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
2 Injured in North Wichita Street Fight
WICHITA - Several people were injured in a street fight in north Wichita late Wednesday. It happened in the two-thousand block of North Minneapolis after 11:00 p.m. Police Lt. Dale Mattern told KAKE news several witnesses said four or five people were using weapons to beat a man and a woman. The
Kansas Education Commissioner Candidates Named
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas State Board of Education has identified four candidates for state education commissioner. The Kansas State Department of Education announced Wednesday that the candidates include Georgia Schools Superintendent John Barge, who unsuccessfully challenged Georgia Gov. Nathan
Bumgarner Does It Again, Giants Win World Series
Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday pitched five innings of scoreless relief on two days' rest to lead the San Francisco Giants to their third World Series title in five seasons. Bumgarner inherited a one-run lead when he came into the game
Five Cases in Ferguson, Mo., In Which Darren Wilson Was 'Indispensable Witness' Dismissed
AndreyPopov/iStockphoto/Thinkstock (FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Saint Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced on Wednesday that five felony cases in Ferguson in which Officer Darren Wilson -- the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, 18, in August -- was an indispensable witness for the ...
Bruins Lose Krug for 2-3 Weeks
Christian Petersen/Getty Images (WILMINGTON, Mass.) -- The Boston Bruins' blueline takes another hit. Torey Krug will miss two to three weeks with a broken finger, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Wednesday morning. Krug broke the finger after getting slashed during his final shift
ESPN: Robert Griffin III Will Start Sunday
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according to ESPN. The 24-year-old has been out since week two when he dislocated his left ankle. He participated in full during practice Wednesday, taking