Author: KMAN Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man convicted of performing illegal autopsies has been permanently banned from doing business in the state and ordered to pay more than $700,000 in restitution and fines, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Wednesday. Shawn Parcells, 42, who lived in Leawood and Topeka, was convicted in November of three felonies and three misdemeanors related to providing illegal autopsies in Wabaunsee County. He also pleaded guilty in May to one federal wire fraud charge related to the autopsies. The Wabaunsee County crimes took place in 2014 and 2015. His sentencing is pending. Shawnee County District Court Judge Mary Christopher ordered…

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Chicago White Sox (56-54, third in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (45-66, fourth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Johnny Cueto (4-5, 2.91 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 64 strikeouts); Royals: Kris Bubic (2-6, 5.27 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 67 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -139, Royals +118; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals host the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Kansas City has a 45-66 record overall and a 26-32 record in home games. Royals hitters have a collective .308 on-base percentage, the ninth-ranked percentage in the…

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News Radio KMAN · In Focus 8/10/22: USD 320, USD 323, MATC Segment 1 – 00:00 Segment 2 – 10:09 Segment 3 – 22:22 Segment 4 – 33:52 On Wednesday’s edition of In Focus we spoke with USD 320 Wamego Superintendent Rob McKim. USD 323 Rock Creek Superintendent Joan Simoneau also joined the program. In our final segments we spoke with Manhattan Area Technical College President Jim Genandt.

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The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law and in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. MANHATTAN, KAN. –  Officers filed a report for theft and unlawful computer acts in the 300 block of N. Billings St. in Riley on August 9, 2022, around 9:30 a.m. A 23-year-old male was listed as the victim when…

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The following Big 12 football players have been named to national preseason watch lists. Check back daily for updates. Maxwell Award Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma Spencer Sanders, Oklahoma State Quentin Johnston, TCU Bijan Robinson, Texas Xavier Worthy, Texas JT Daniels, West Virginia Davey O’Brien Award Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma Spencer Sanders, Oklahoma State Doak Walker Award Eric Gray, Oklahoma Roschon Johnson, Texas Kendre Miller, TCU Devin Neal, Kansas Dominic Richardson, Oklahoma State Bijan Robinson, Texas Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State Biletnikoff Award Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State Quentin Johnston, TCU Marvin Mims, Oklahoma Isaiah Neyor, Texas…

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs cornerback Rashad Fenton returned from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday, giving him plenty of time to test out his surgically repaired shoulder and ramp up in training camp before the start of the regular season. Fenton is expected to start along with first-round draft pick Trent McDuffie and breakout star L’Jarius Sneed, though he might be fighting for playing time after missing the entire offseason program. That’s because a couple of younger players, including fourth-round pick Joshua Williams, have impressed Kansas City coaches early in camp. Fenton started eight of his…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lenyn Sosa hit his first major league home run and Yoan Moncada also connected as the Chicago White Sox, minus injured All-Star shortstop Tim Anderson, beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Tuesday night to split a doubleheader. The Royals won the first game 4-2. Vinnie Pasquantino homered in both games for Kansas City. Anderson is expected to miss six weeks with a tear in the middle finger of his left hand. He was put on the 10-day injured list between games of the twinbill. Anderson was injured on a check swing during his last at-bat…

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As the Big Ten prepares to become a 16-team, coast-to-coast superconference with the additions of USC and UCLA in 2024, it is ending a 40-year relationship with ESPN and moving toward partnerships with two new networks. Two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Big Ten was looking for a seven-year deal worth $380 million per year to broadcast its football and basketball games from ESPN, and the network declined. Both spoke to The AP on condition of anonymity because the negotiations were not being made public. The deal would not have given ESPN…

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Community HealthCare System, which operates health clinics across rural northeast Kansas will be upgrading phone systems at all locations between Aug. 11 and Aug. 19. Upgrades will largely happen after hours, but some of the locations will be closing early as a result on those days. The company says the Westmoreland Clinic will be the first location to be upgraded. They’ll close at 3 p.m. Thursday. The Frankfort Clinic will close at 3 p.m. Monday for upgrades. Other closures include: Centralia Clinic and Eastridge: Aug. 15. Clinic hours will not be affected. Eastridge phones will be down from approximately 5…

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with shooting and killing his neighbor following an argument over lawn mowing, bringing to an end years of hostility between the two, officials said. Samuel Avery, 42, of Kansas City, was charged Monday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the killing of 41-year-old Warner Trotter, who was shot in his head on his front porch, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s office said. Trotter was declared dead at hospital. According to court documents, Avery called police on Sunday to report that he had shot his neighbor. Officers found Avery…

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