WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Relatives of a 9-year-old girl who was injured when a former Wichita police officer fired at her family's dog are criticizing the city for waiting six months before releasing the officer's body-camera video. The Wichita Eagle reports that the video shows Officer Dexter Betts firing two shots in December at close range at the girl's 35- to 40-pound dog.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a Wichita police officer who was pursuing a fleeing driver has crashed into another vehicle, sending one person to a hospital. The Wichita Eagle reports that the crash happened late Saturday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a man yielded for one police cruiser and then moved into the left lane where he was waiting to turn when he was struck by a second officer's cruiser.
ANDALE, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say two firefighters were hurt while fighting a fire at a south-central Kansas church. The fire started early Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Andale, which is about 20 miles west of Wichita. Sedgwick County spokeswoman Kate Flavin says the two injured firefighters were treated at a hospital and released later that night.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver has survived after his rig went off the side of a Kansas City, Kansas, highway overpass and fell about 60 feet to the ground below. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver is in serious condition after failing to negotiate a curve around 4 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 670 near Interstate 70. The Kansas City Star reports that the truck was carrying produce.
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