WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a slain Kansas inmate filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging a systemic disregard for the health and safety of prisoners housed at the Meade County...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 23-year-old Wichita woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old son.
Kimberly Compass was charged Tuesday in the death of Zayden...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 46-year-old man who was hit by a car in downtown Wichita earlier this month has died.
Police spokesman Charley Davidson said in a news release that Kestrno...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man was fatally shot in a Wichita field.
The Wichita Eagle reports that one person was killed Monday night. Police Lt. Ronald Hunt...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who shot out the front window of a Spanish-language radio station in Wichita.
Wichita police posted security camera video on Facebook...
2 accused drunk drivers hit Wichita police vehicles
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say two people who are suspected of drunken driving hit patrol cars in separate incidents during the weekend.
Wichita man shot, killed in gang-related drive-by shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man was gang related.
Officers found 24-year-old Elbert Costello dead from several gunshot wounds Sunday in the...
Strong winds caused about 140 rail cars to derail in Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say strong winds caused about 140 rail cars from two trains to derail over the weekend in central Kansas.
Inmates’ families worry about losing contact after move
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The families of several hundred Kansas inmates who are being sent to a private prison in Arizona worry about how often they'll be able to see their loved ones after the...
Towns near Flint Hills Trail working to draw visitors
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Towns along the new Flint Hills Trail park in east central Kansas are working to draw visitors as a way to improve the rural economy.
Man sentenced to prison for fatal 2017 Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to prison for a 2017 shooting that killed another man and injured two other people.
A judge on Friday sentenced 23-year-old Jeremiah...
Missing Kansas sheriff’s deputy believed to be in Turkey
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A missing Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputy is believed to be in Turkey.
Sheriff Jeff Easter says Homeland Security was able to confirm that Deputy Derick Chandler flew...
Mother arrested in death of 2-year-old Wichita boy
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman was arrested Thursday in the May death of her 2-year-old son in the latest case involving a Wichita-area child who died despite the involvement of state welfare...
Correction: Prison Recordings story
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about an investigation into the use by prosecutors of prison recordings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the special master appointed...
Sheriff suspected in felony case no longer in US
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas sheriff's deputy who is a suspect in a felony investigation is no longer in the U.S.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook...
The Wichita Eagle announces digital-only Saturday edition
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Eagle says it's moving to a digital-only edition on Saturdays as more readers get their news online.
The paper said Tuesday in a letter to readers that it...
Kansas man dies when tractor collides with train
SPEARVILLE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 59-year-old Kansas man died when his tractor collided with a train.
The patrol says Bernard Stegman, of Spearville, died Tuesday...
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Winds blow over semis, power lines in western Kansas
HAYS, Kan. (AP) — Strong winds and heavy rain blew over semi-trailer trucks and downed power lines and caused damage across parts of western Kansas.
Kansas says Aetna still not living up to contract terms
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas health department says insurance company Aetna is still not living up to the terms of its $1 billion contract with the state's Medicaid program.
Kansas boy accused of shooting drunk mom charged with murder
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a second-degree murder charge against a boy who was 14 when he shot and killed his drunken mom at a mansion near Wichita.
Police arrest teen after 7-year-old Kansas girl shot
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a teen who injured 7-year-old Wichita girl while was firing a handgun in a backyard next door.
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Wichita had slight uptick in voter turnout with mayor’s race
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A law aimed at increasing voter turnout by moving local elections from the spring to the fall got its first real test in Tuesday's election for Wichita mayor.
Law enforcement touts joint operation aimed at violent crime
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a joint operation with federal, state, Wichita and other law enforcement officers resulted in nearly 1,000 arrests and took more than 80 guns and more than...
Kansas officials issue toxic algae alert for Lake Afton
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas authorities have issued a public health advisory urging people and pets to stay out of the water at Lake Afton near Wichita because of elevated toxins.
Processing plant fire near Holcomb keeps firefighters busy
HOLCOMB, Kan. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a large meat processing plant near Holcomb.
Wichita television station KSNW reports that no injuries have been reported in the fire that began...
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell said Thursday that a Kansas government watchdog that purchased transcripts this week of the testimony of four campaign workers...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A jury has awarded a Kansas man and his 3-year-old son $6.55 million in a wrongful death verdict after the man's wife died hours after giving birth at a Wichita...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 37-year-old Kansas woman charged in the decapitation death of her ex-boyfriend's mother is competent to stand trial.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy who was arrested twice in the same day last year has lost his license to be an officer.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The owner and president of the Triple-A baseball team that will start play in Wichita, Kansas, next year said the new $75 million stadium will be the site of a lot more than...
Wichita mayor, state representative win mayoral primary
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita voters apparently will decide in November whether to re-elect Mayor Jeff Longwell or replace him with state Rep. Brandon Whipple.
Woman killed, 6 hurt in southeast Kansas crash
FREDONIA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman died and six other people were injured in a crash in southeast Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident Monday evening near Fredonia...
GOP commentator running for US Senate seat in Kansas
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A conservative commentator says he is joining the race of the U.S. Senate in Kansas.
Bryan Pruitt said Monday he will return to the state from Washington D.C. for what he...
Coroner rules Kansas toddler’s death a homicide
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A coroner has ruled a Kansas toddler's death a homicide and determined the 2-year-old died of dehydration and malnutrition after being bound in pajamas.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say the shooting death of a teenager during the weekend was part of an ongoing gang feud.
Seventeen-year-old Ramiro Valdez died after the shooting early...
Man given probation after solicitation of child sex
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 67-year-old Wichita man who tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to three years of probation.
Kansas girl swept away by river in Colorado identified
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A 16-year-old Kansas girl who died after being swept away by a river in Colorado has been identified as Jamie Tran of Wichita.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Low-fare carrier Allegiant Air will take a long break from some Wichita routes starting in about a week as children prepare to head back to school.
VIOLA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County authorities say a 56-year-old man died after becoming trapped in machinery at a manufacturing business.
Emergency crews were called Wednesday to Younger &...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 25-year-old Wichita man is charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that killed a McConnell Air Force Base Airman from South Carolina and injured three...
Wichita attorney who spent client’s money pleads guilty
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita attorney who spent nearly $1 million of a 103-year-old client's trust money has pleaded guilty to two counts of felony theft.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio woman who said she lost a job offer at Wichita State University after she revealed she was pregnant has reached a $50,000 settlement with the...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A 38-year-old former university researcher has been sentenced to prison for shooting and wounding a Kansas police officer.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old man shot by Wichita police in July is charged with making a criminal threat.
The Wichita Eagle reports Christian Joel Washington was charged last week with...
Spirit Aerosystems: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $168 million.
The Wichita, Kansas-based company said it had profit of $1.61 per...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 37-year-old man who stole nearly $400,000 in property from a Wichita home has been sentenced to nearly 3½ years in prison.