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Regional Headlines for Saturday, April 14, 2012


Storm Threat Moves Proms

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Today's threat of powerful tornadoes has administrators at some Kansas high schools taking no chances with student safety. KSNW-TV reports at least three area high schools in south-central Kansas are moving their Saturday night proms to safer locations.


Wichita Police Shoot, Kill Home Invasion Suspect 

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say officers shot and killed a 17-year-old home invasion suspect and critically wounded two other armed men who fled out a rear door. No officers were injured. Police are looking for a fourth suspect who drove away from the home early yesterday. The vehicle was later found.


Child Killed in Car-Trash Truck Collision

OXFORD, Kan. (AP) — A collision between a trash truck and a passenger car has left a baby dead and two people hospitalized in south-central Kansas. Sumner County Sheriff Darren Chambers says the car was eastbound on a road in Oxford when it collided with a northbound trash truck. The sheriff says there are no stop signs or yield signs at the intersection where the crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. yesterday. The 73-year-old driver of the truck was not hurt. Oxford is located about 30 miles south of Wichita.

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