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President Trump rallies in Topeka…and other headlines: October 8, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 8, 2018

President Donald Trump is showing his support for Kansas Republican candidates.  Thousands of people gathered at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka on Saturday as Trump campaigned for Republican candidate for governor Kris Kobach and Second Congressional District candidate Steve Watkins.  The president also praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh, whose U.S. Supreme Court nomination was confirmed by the Senate just hours before the Kansas rally.

Authorities made an arrest over the weekend in connection with a western Kansas murder. 2 men and woman, all from Fort Collins, Colorado, were arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in field in rural Hodgeman County near Hanston.All 3 suspects are in jail in Colorado awaiting extradition to Kansas.

A teen missing in SW Kansas was found safe. The Garden City Police Department  had been looking for a  missing 15-year-old girl. The agency reports the teen was found safe.

Police in Liberal are asking for the public’s help in locating a 31-year-old man.  Paulino Castro-Pablo is wanted in connection with an alleged aggravated assault. Authorities caution that he might be armed.

A weekend police chase in Western Kansas that ended with a crash is under investigation. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2000 Lexus that was being pursued by a Grant County Deputy and a Ulysses Police officer crashed. The car left the road, catapulting into a power line, and flipped several times. Power lines were trapped underneath the Lexus after it came to rest a field. A passenger in the car was transported to the hospital in Ulysses.

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