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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Federal prosecutors have indicted two online gamers and the California man accused of making the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas. The indictment unsealed Wednesday charges Tyler Barriss with conspiracy, false information and hoaxes, cyberstalking, interstate threats and other crimes. Gamers Casey Viner, of Ohio, and Shane Gaskill, of Kansas, face conspiracy, obstruction of justice and wire fraud charges.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are alleging that two Topeka businessmen and another from the Kansas City area participated in a scheme to defraud the federal government by setting up companies to gain federal contracts meant for specific groups, such as disabled military veterans. In a civil action filed in Kansas City, federal prosecutors allege the three men set up front companies in a fraud that cost the government about $352 million.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Schlitterbahn is accusing the state Department of Labor of publishing "misleading and false information" about its Kansas water park by releasing an audit from a recent state inspection. A state inspection last week found 11 alleged violations of amusement park regulations at the park in Kansas City, Kansas, where a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. Spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said Schlitterbahn will challenge the audit's details publicly later this week.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say a liquor store manager shot and wounded man allegedly tried to rob the store. Police were called Tuesday to F&K Liquors in southeast Wichita after employees reported two men walked into the store, showed a gun and demanded money. KAKE-TV reports the manager followed the men out of the store and fired several shots. An 18-year-old suspect was hit in the leg and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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