Wichita lawyer spared from prison for role in cyberattacks
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita lawyer has admitted to paying a software engineer who launched cyberattacks on websites that criticized the attorney's work.
Kansas man gets prison term for threats to Operation Rescue
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who admitted threatening workers of the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue has been sentenced to federal prison.
Man jailed in shooting that wounded 2 homeless people
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man jailed in the shooting of two homeless people in downtown Wichita was having "a mental health crisis" and thought he was gunning down cartel...
Prosecutors seek to keep $180K in suspect drug money
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors want to keep $180,000 in suspected drug money that was found during a Kansas traffic stop.
The Wichita Eagle reports that court records say the money...
Game warden’s dog died in hot patrol vehicle that stalled
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas game warden's dog died when the handler's patrol vehicle stalled and an emergency system that's designed to turn on fans and lower windows if the...
8-year-old boy struck, hurt while crossing highway on bike
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously hurt when a sport utility vehicle crashed into him as rode across a highway in central Kansas.
High court to consider state role in prosecuting immigrants
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Donaldo Morales caught a break when federal prosecutors declined to charge him after he was arrested for using a fake Social Security card so he could work at a Kansas...
Wichita lawyer to change his plea in cyberattack case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita lawyer accused of plotting a cyberattack on websites with information criticizing his work has told a federal court he intends to change his plea.
2 injured after semi overturns in Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two men have been injured after a semitruck overturned in Wichita, Kansas.
A Wichita firefighter told The Wichita Eagle on Friday that the two men were taken the...
2 men killed in Kansas crash with semi
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two men were killed after their van collided with a semi headed in the opposite direction in Marion County.
The Wichita Eagle reports that 84-year-old Cecil Gill Jr. of...
Software engineer to change plea in Kansas cyberattack case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A computer software engineer accused of plotting cyberattacks on websites criticizing a Wichita attorney's work has notified the court he plans to change his plea.
Wichita water plant behind schedule amid scrutiny of mayor
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new water plant planned for Wichita is behind schedule, delaying a City Council decision on keeping a nearly $524 million contract that has prompted an investigation of the...
Wichita man sentenced to federal prison for store robbery
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for robbing a convenience store last year.
U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister's office said the sentence...
Kansas City firm makes $6.9M bid for rural Kansas hospital
HILLSBORO, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, company that specializes in turning around financially distressed hospitals is seeking to a rural central Kansas hospital that is in...
Jury rules for Kansas clinic operator in stalking case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal jury has sided with the operator of a Wichita abortion facility who contended she had reasonable grounds to seek a protection-from-stalking order against an abortion...
Police arrest suspect in deadly Wichita bar shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting that took place outside a Wichita bar last month.
Wichita Police arrested a 42-year-old man Saturday in...
Woman sentenced in death of boy who wouldn’t eat hot dog
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison in the death of her 2-year-old son after he refused to eat a hot dog.
Wichita officer who drove up to 100 mph with no siren fired
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita police officer who crashed his vehicle while speeding without lights or sirens has been fired.
The Wichita Eagle reports Officer Samuel Dugo is charged with...
Spirit churns out fuselages despite 737 Max grounding
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems has seen its stock price decline by 20% since the Boeing 737 Max jet was grounded but continues to churn out fuselages in anticipation...
Wichita woman, man charged with murder in 2-year-old’s death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old Wichita boy and a man she lived with are charged with murder in his death.
Prosecutors say 24-year-old Stephanie Aviles and 31-Bernardo...
District attorney investigating Wichita mayor over contract
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Sedgwick County District Attorney is investigating Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell’s actions regarding a city contract for a new water plant.
Kansas senators see impeachment as partisan distraction
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ two Republican senators argued Wednesday that the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump arises from partisan opposition to the president and said it is preventing...
Police: Wichita man drowned while trying to save dog
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County authorities say a 59-year-old Wichita man drowned while trying to save his dog.
Sheriff’s Lt. Tim Myers said the man drowned Wednesday at the Sedgwick...
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Paper: Wichita mayor steered water plant contract to friends
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell steered the city's nearly $524 million contract for a new water plant away from a nationally known design team and toward his political supporters...
Suspect in random attack in Wichita remains in custody
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old man accused in a random attack on a Wichita woman last week will remain in custody pending trial.
Wade Dunn was charged Monday in federal court with...
11 earthquakes recorded in Jewell County during weekend
RANDALL, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Geological Survey reports 11 earthquakes were recorded in a northern Kansas county during the weekend.
The agency's data shows the cluster of quakes struck...
Wichita mom, her boyfriend arrested in 2-year-old’s death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wichita woman and her boyfriend are jailed after her 2-year-old son was found dead at their home.
Wichita police say the case is currently considered a...
29-year-old man dies after shooting outside Wichita bar
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting outside a Wichita bar.
The Wichita Eagle reports that it happened early Sunday after a disturbance that started inside...
Trial begins Monday in Kansas abortion stalking lawsuit
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal jury will decide whether the operator of a Wichita abortion facility had reasonable grounds to seek a protection-from-stalking order against an abortion...
Police say 8-year-old girl killed in Wichita crash
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl died and six others were injured in a three-vehicle crash this week in Wichita.
Police say 8-year-old Kiya Johnson was thrown from a large...
Couple to reopen Kansas cafe closed by flash flooding
DURHAM, Kan. (AP) — A couple has decided to reopen a tiny central Kansas cafe that closed after suffering extensive damage in Fourth of July flash flooding.
Couple gives $1 million to School of Medicine in Wichita
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Emporia couple has committed $1 million to the internal medicine program at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita.
Bicyclist sues after stop by police, subsequent drug charges
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson man whose drug conviction was overturned because a court determined he had been illegally searched after he was stopped while riding a bicycle is suing the...
Police look for suspect in apparent random Wichita stabbing
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police are searching for a man who stabbed a woman several times in what is believed to be a random attack.
Police spokesman Paul Cruz says the 28-year-old woman...
4-year-old girl among 3 wounded in Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl and two men have been wounded in a shooting at a Wichita home.
KAKE-TV reports that shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the...
Gay pride flag burned at Wichita home
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the burning of a gay pride rainbow flag that had been hanging on the front porch of a Wichita home.
Kansas town of Sedgwick fires its police chief
SEDGWICK, Kan. (AP) — The small Kansas city of Sedgwick has fired its police chief.
City Administrator Joe Turner says he fired Chief Larry Alexander last week after the city council...
Kansas man blames pharmacy for stroke after medicine mix-up
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is blaming CVS Pharmacy for his stroke, and he says in a lawsuit that the pharmacy filled his prescription for a blood thinning medication with the wrong...
Kansas slated to open its newest state park in October
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The newest state park in Kansas is slated to open next month.
Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park in Logan County is a rare geological gem that features chalky spires...
Wichita diocese names 15 priests accused of child sex abuse
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Wichita has published a list naming 15 priests credibly accused of child sexual abuse.
It also on Friday released a letter from Bishop Carl Kemme...