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Regional Headlines for Saturday, June 23, 2012





Doctor Stripped of License, Vows to Fight Decision

TOPEKA, Kan.  (AP)  A Kansas doctor stripped of her medical license is making no apologies. State regulators yesterday revoked the license of Doctor Ann Kristin Neuhaus over allegations that she performed inadequate mental health exams on young patients she referred for late-term abortions. Neuhaus and other abortion-rights supporters describe the action by the State Board of Healing Arts part of ongoing efforts to limit access to abortion. Neuhaus says she will ask state courts to overturn the decision.


Guilty Verdict in Manhattan Killings

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A northeastern Kansas man has been convicted of capital murder for the September 2009 killings of his ex-girlfriend and their son in Manhattan. KMAN-AM reports the jury in Riley County District Court deliberated only a few hours yesterday afternoon before returning the verdict against 24-year-old Luis Aguirre.


Junction City Police Seek Help Finding Nighttime Burglar

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) —Junction City Police are looking for a burglar who has been invading homes in the middle of the night while the occupants are asleep. The city's police department issued an appeal yesterday for the public's help in identifying the man. Video from a surveillance camera in one of the burglarized homes shows a man wearing gloves, a baseball cap and a light-colored shirt and pants.


Hutchinson Fireman Battles Blaze at Own Home

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson firefighters are helping one of their own after his home was destroyed in an early-morning blaze. Justin Holzrichter at first didn't realize the blaze he was responding to was at his own home around 6 a.m. yesterday. No one was at home at the time.

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