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More than $12K, nearly one pound of meth seized during traffic stop in Kay County
On Tuesday, at around 2:30 p.m., a Kay County deputy pulled over a vehicle for a traffic law violation near Ponca City.
Fatal vehicle accident in Derby
A single-vehicle rollover accident killed one person Tuesday evening in Derby. The accident was near the intersection of East Madison and Rock Road and is under investigation. No name has been released.It’s the first fatal vehicle accident in the city limits since a motorcyclist was killed on July 4
Hospital progresses toward spring opening
If all goes as planned, Derby’s first hospital should be open by the end of the first quarter of 2019.That’s the update assessment from Mike Belew, executive vice president of development for CarrBaierCrandall Real Estate Group.Ground was broken on the faculty in early September 2017 and the project
Man arrested for 5 counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer
Officers located the suspect, identified as Paul Westphal, in the area. A pursuit ensued.
Kay County Detention Center staff avoids charges despite evidence of inmate mistreatment
“[Crucifixion cuffing] is not that dissimilar from the rack, an old torture means used in medieval Europe,” ACLU-OK Legal Director Brady Henderson told FOX 25 in May. “The concept is just to painfully stretch somebody and in this case instead of wanting them to talk or wanting them to do a particula
Stillwater woman charged in sexting case
Tiffany Denise Whitley, 42, faces up to 10 years in prison, a $10,000 fine or both if convicted on the felony charge. She is being held on $20,000 bond and is scheduled to next appear in court Oct. 24. Whitley was arrested after allegedly sending and receiving nude and sexual photos with a 13-year-o
Five Cowley residents arrested Thursday
Alejandro David Carrillo, 26, of Arkansas City, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He also was arrested on a pair of misdemeanor warrants for failure to appear through Cowley County District Court in both Arkansas City and Winfield.
Hominy Teen Reports Attempted Abduction
The student described the suspect as a tan skinned male, 20-30 years old, bald head with a dark, bushy beard. The truck was described as a newer white pickup, possibly two doors.
Starlite Drive-In is no more — landmark Wichita theater ‘permanently closed’
In the email, which was forwarded to the Eagle by a Starlite employee, owner Chuck Bucinski wrote that “the theater has been in financial trouble since the digital projectors were installed.”
One killed in Derby crash
It happened about 7 p.m. near Madison and Rock Road. On the scene, it appears a vehicle hit a light pole, but the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Medical marijuana business opens in Osage County town
Scott Huffman is president of Wild Herb, LLC, which is a grower, processor and dispensary located on Main Street in Fairfax, Oklahoma.
Man points gun at officers after his ex-wife called for help, Wichita police say
At about 11:30 p.m. on Monday, a 42-year-old woman called police and reported that her ex-husband was causing a disturbance, Officer Charley Davidson said during Monday’s news briefing.
Wanted: Racheal K. Schnur
To see more felons, or submit an anonymous tip, visit theCrime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County website
Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center
Rodriguez was serving Tulsa County sentences for possession of stolen vehicle, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle, drug possession, and committing a felony with a firearm that had its serial number removed.
West Wichita’s new Cracker Barrel has an opening date
Now we know whenWichita’s new Cracker Barrel— the first new Kansas restaurant the chain has opened in 20 years — will open its doors. According to a news release, the new restaurant will start welcoming customers at 6 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. (That’s in four weeks!)
Wichita man killed in Reno County crash
The area was searched and authorities found the body of 38-year-old Robert Beatty, II, from Wichita.
Nearly 2,000 without power in west Wichita
Power Outage (KSN File Photo)WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - UPDATE: Power has been restored to Westar customers in the area of West and Central.---Nearly 2,000 Westar customers are without power in Wichita.The outage is in the area of West and Central. Westar officials say the power should be restored by 8:
The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office arrest two on child abuse
The mother's boyfriend, Axton C. Chancellor, caused the injuries to the child. He was booked for child abuse causing great bodily injury to a child with additional charges possible.
Victim of deadly I-35 crash identified; Metro doctor accused of driving drunk
The incident happened on October 12, just before 1:30 a.m., on I-35 in Edmond between 15th and 33rd.
Power lines down at 21st and Hillside after car accident
Wichita, Kan. (KSNW) - A 2-car accident at the intersection of 21st and Hillside in northeast Wichita has resulted in downed power lines.Traffic signals are out at that intersection and officials are warning people to avoid the intersection. Emergency Medical Services did not have to transport anyon