KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred last year outside of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Thomas Weyer, 19, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in the Oct.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — “Y’all here to protect me,” the youth asked the officers, beseechingly. “Right?”
The 17-year-old’s foster father, unable to deal with a teen who seemed to be in the throes of schizophrenia, had called Wichita police.
Sedgwick County officials acknowledge that some residents living in rural areas likely did not hear sirens going off before an EF-3 tornado roared through parts of the Kansas county last week.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State fired athletic director Darron Boatright on Wednesday amid growing criticism over the university's inability to compete in the new market of name, image and likeness payments to athletes.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hoax call that led to a fatal shooting of an innocent bystander by Wichita police in 2017.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $52.8 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Wichita, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 51 cents.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Curo Group Holdings Corp. (CURO) on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.3 million.
The Wichita, Kansas-based company said it had net income of 3 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 15 cents per share.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The tornado that damaged more than more than 1,000 buildings in south-central Kansas generated winds up to 165 mph (266 kph) and carved a path of destruction nearly 13 miles (21 kilometers) long.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A tornado that barreled through parts of Kansas destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes and buildings, injured several people and left more than 15,000 people without power, officials said Saturday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A task force is recommending an audit of Kansas “stand your ground” laws in response to the death of a Black Wichita teenager who was restrained facedown for more than 30 minutes while at a juvenile detention center.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to 27.5 years in prison for a shooting at a party that left a South Carolina man dead and three people injured.
Markeithen “Red” McClaine, 28, was sentenced Thursday in the July 27, 2019, death of 20-year-old Airman 1st Class Chancelor Williams, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, who was stationed at McConnell Air Force Base, The Wichita Eagle reported.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old Wichita man who spent two years in prison before a rape case against him was dismissed is suing the state of Kansas for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
Albert Wilson filed the lawsuit this month in Douglas County District Court, the Lawrence Journal-World reported.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Department leaders did not adequately discipline members of the Wichita Police Department who exchanged racist, sexist and homophobic texts and images, and mishandled their investigation of the incidents, according to a city report issued Thursday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One of two former Sedgwick County sheriff’s employees accused of stealing cash, drugs and weapons from the department’s evidence unit has been sentenced to a suspended jail term and one year of probation.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Bombardier announced Tuesday that Wichita will be the company's new U.S. headquarters and changes in its business could bring nearly 200 new jobs to the city.
Michel Ouellette, the executive vice president of Specialized Aircraft, Programs and Engineering, said Bombardier Specialized Aircraft, which remakes business jets into specialized aircraft, will be known as Bombardier Defense because the growing defense market is a key area of growth for the company.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Equity Bancshares Inc. (EQBK) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $15.7 million.
The bank, based in Wichita, Kansas, said it had earnings of 93 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.12 per share.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two 20-year-old men were killed when the motorcycle they were riding in Wichita was hit by a driver who fled the scene, police said Monday.
Levi Ward and Jacob Fowler died from injuries suffered early Saturday in Wichita, police said.
WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) — Three sheriff's deputies were wounded by gunfire and a suspect was killed during a shootout in central Kansas on Friday, law enforcement authorities said.
Cowley County Sheriff David Falletti said the deputies were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle on U.S.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested in a hit-and-run crash in west Wichita that killed two people on a motorcycle.
Police say they received a call shortly before 2:30 a.m.
HAVEN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities were allowing people to return to their homes Friday near a Reno County gas plant a day after an explosion rocked the plant and led to a fire there.
HAVEN, Kan. (AP) — Two people were being treated for minor injuries after an explosion and fire Thursday at a gas plant in central Kansas, officials said.
Crews were called to the Haven Midstream plant near Haven in Reno County about 1:15 p.m.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman was sentenced Thursday to life in prison after a crash that killed two people and seriously injured two others during a police chase through downtown Wichita.
Mia Collins, 27, was driving a stolen car and had taken methamphetamine when an officer began the chase on May 5, 2019, prosecutors said.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to 19 years and four months in prison for repeatedly attacking a woman in his home, Sedgwick County authorities said.
Will Johnson, 35, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in February to 22 counts involving four cases alleging abuse of the woman in 2019, The Wichita Eagle reported.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who was facing life in prison for a 2016 killing has been resentenced to a total of 13 years in prison after his murder conviction was reversed.
Casimiro Nunez, 65, was convicted of first-degree murder in 2019 for the death of Antonio Guzman, 46, in October 2019 in south Wichita.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A community task force reviewing the death of a Black teenager who was restrained for more than 30 minutes at a Kansas juvenile detention center found that an officer changed his answers on a form that otherwise would have led police to take the teen to a hospital instead of booking him into the detention center.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for the shooting death of another man in 2020.
Donovan Harrington, 26, was sentenced to 249 months in prison after earlier being found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, television station KAKE reported Wednesday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in Kansas weren't adequately punished for joking about police violence and exchanging racist comments and images in a series of text messages, an independent report found.
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was shot and wounded while playing with a gun with his 11-year-old brother.
The Junction City police department said in a news release that the shooting happened Tuesday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas physician-legislator who has acknowledged that he is under investigation by the state medical board after supporting the deworming drug ivermectin is instructing doctors on COVID-19 treatment in a letter.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against a man who had been arrested in a double shooting last year in Wichita that killed one man and injured another.
Charges of first-degree murder and aggravated battery were dropped March 14 against Jermall Campbell, 40, the Wichita Eagle reported.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who owned and operated an oil and gas company has left a $17 million estate gift to Kansas State University to fund scholarships, the university's foundation announced Thursday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Emily Engstler's shot wouldn't drop, yet her dominant performance helped Louisville reach the women's Final Four.
The versatile All-ACC forward made just 1 of 9 field goals against Michigan in the Wichita Region final on Monday night.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jeff Walz leaned back alongside Louisville star Hailey Van Lith with his eyes closed, white cap emblazoned with “Wichita Regional Champions” flipped backward on his head and a freshly cut- down net hanging around his neck.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The women's basketball program that Jeff Walz has built at Louisville over the past 15 years resembles in so many ways the juggernaut Pat Summitt built at Tennessee, with one important exception: winning a national championship.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House member has apologized after asking a Native American lawmaker if she used a tomahawk rather than a gavel when she was presiding over the House.
Mandy Koupal and a South Dakota teammate from nearly two decades ago didn't want to jinx it, but as the Coyotes were closing in on their upset of Baylor and first appearance in the NCAA Sweet 16, the two started planning a road trip.
HAYSVILLLE, Kan. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in the February shooting death of another man whose body was found outside a suburban Wichita home, according to the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More cases of avian influenza, more commonly called bird flu, have been found in Kansas, state agriculture officials said.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture has confirmed the disease in a backyard home-farm flock of birds in rural Sedgwick County, as well as a similar backyard flock in rural Dickinson County, the Wichita Eagle reported.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A freshman got Tennessee back to the Sweet 16 for the first time in six years, returning the Lady Vols to a spot they had been to so many times before in the women’s NCAA Tournament.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon and her teammates sat quietly in their locker room after helping Michigan earn a spot in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita woman who was scheduled to go on trial Monday in the death of a man who she ran over and then shot has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
Charity Blackmon, 32, was originally charged with first-degree murder in the death of 54-year-old Merrill Rabus.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police in Overland Park are investigating the shooting death of a woman over the weekend.
The shooting was reported around 6 a.m. Sunday at a house in the Kansas City suburb, police said.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A visit to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame drove home to the Belmont Bruins what the Tennessee Lady Vols mean, especially in March.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The last two of 23 defendants charged in a drug trafficking ring in Kansas that was run from the Oklahoma State Penitentiary have been convicted, federal prosecutors said.
A federal jury convicted two Wichita men, Kevin Lewis, 58, and Travis Vontress, 45, on several conspiracy and drug-related charges the U.S.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old is in custody after a shooting at a Wichita mall, police said.
Trenjvious Hutton of Wichita died at the scene after a shooting Friday at the Towne East Square mall, police spokesman Chad Ditch said.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teddy Allen picked up the “Teddy Buckets” nickname as a freshman at West Virginia for his deft scoring ability. It took him five stops in five years to finally feel at home with New Mexico State.
LEON, Kan. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have shot and injured a man they say was armed with a gun and heading into a Kansas bank.
The shooting happened Thursday afternoon in Leon as Butler County sheriff’s deputies sought to serve an arrest warrant on James Watts, 53, of Leon, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three former Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies who worked at the jail are among four people charged this month in a case involving steroid use and sales, court records show.
The four were charged with felonies on March 9 and face court dates on March 31.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A young boy who was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Wichita over the weekend has been identified by police.
Police said Armani Saucedo, 9. of Wichita, died in the crash that happened around 10:15 p.m.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A commercial flight from Huntsville, Alabama, to Denver was diverted to Wichita, Kansas, after a passenger became unruly, news outlets reported.
Zara Lowry, who was on board a United Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, told WAFF-TV a woman who appeared to be in her 30s was asking for more alcohol, refusing to wear a face mask and cursing.