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More than 250,000 Still Without Power on Thanksgiving Afternoon
Andrejs Jegorovs/iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- More than 250,000 are without power this Thanksgiving after Wednesday's storms knocked out power lines along the East Coast. The storm system grounded hundreds of flights and clogged up highways on Wednesday. Over 350,000 electric customers lost
Topeka Auto Dealership Employee Stabbed During Test Drive
TOPEKA, Kan. - Topeka police are looking for a man accused of stabbing an auto dealership employee and fleeing in the car he was test driving. Kenneth Gorman, 66, was attacked Wednesday night in a bank parking lot in Topeka. Police say the suspect then fled in the 2014 Chevy Malibu he was ...
Pilot Inexperience Blamed for 2012 Florida Crash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Federal aviation officials say pilot inexperience is the likely cause of 2012 plane crash that killed a Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children in a swampy area of Florida. The National Transportation Safety Board released its findings earlier this week. The ...
Amazon Slashes Price on Its Fire Phone, Hoping to Lure Users
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Call it a "Fire sale." Amazon is selling an unlocked version of its Fire phone at a slashed price in the hope Black Friday shoppers will give the widely panned device a chance. With $250 knocked off list price, an unlocked Fire phone now retails
Lawmakers Study Corrections Employees Pension
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas lawmakers are considering where to place the state's pension obligations to more than 2,000 state correction employees. The issue is whether to keep the corrections employees in a distinct group within the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System or to move their pensions
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released from Hospital After Heart Procedure
Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from a Washington, D.C. hospital on Thursday. Ginsburg was admitted at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday after experiencing discomfort. She underwent a ...
Wichita City Council Member Williams, Receives Award
WICHITA, Kan. - A member of the Wichita City Council is now a national award winner. LaVonta Williams received this year’s Women in Municipal Government Leadership Award. That award comes from a branch of the National League of Cities Williams has served on the Council for eight years, ...
Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Confident Federal Probe Will Clear Him Too
ABC News (FERGUSON, Mo.) -- The Ferguson police officer cleared of charges by a Missouri grand jury in the killing an unarmed black teenager says he’s confident a federal criminal probe into his actions will find “nothing” and clear him too. In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ George ...
DUI Investigated in Fatal KC Area Crash
OLATHE, Kan. - Olathe Police say they are investigating whether a man involved in a fatal accident in Olathe was driving under the influence at the time of the crash. Police say the accident happened around 3:00 a.m. on Thursday. A vehicle being driven by a man, 31, was traveling north on 56 ...
Soccer Legend Pele Hospitalized with Infection
Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images (SAO PAOLO, Brazil) -- Soccer legend Pele remains in a Sao Paolo hospital on Thursday with an infection. According to a medical bulletin from the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Pele was admitted on Monday for evaluation. It was later determined that the