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Oklahoma man arrested for fatal stabbing of younger brother

Officers were called to the residence after a caller reported someone had been stabbed and needed an ambulance. Investigators say Walton Williams of Enid allegedly stabbed his brother, Saburo Williams, with a kitchen knife and fled before police arrived. Officials say the victim was taken to an area


Oklahoma woman to stand trial in death of baby in trash bin

The Enid News & Eaglereports that Kathryn Juanita Green was ordered on Friday to stand trial on charges of child neglect, unlawful removal of a body, desecration of a body, possession of a controlled substance and obstructing an officer.


2 critically injured in south Wichita motorcycle accident

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Sedgwick County dispatchers say two people have been critically injured following a motorcycle accident in south Wichita.It happened just before nine Saturday night at Hydraulic and I-135.Officials say no other vehicles were involved.


One person dead in early morning shootout

Wichita Kan., (KSNW) - One person has died after a shootout in southeast Wichita.It happened on the 2200 block of South Glendale just before 6 a.m.When officers arrived they found one man with gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead on the scene.Later, police found another man with gunshot wounds who


1 killed in southeast Wichita shooting

"We're not sure if that's related," he said. "From what we know, the people heard pounding on the door. Sounds like people were running."


U.S. Marshals Continue Search For Okla. Fugitive Accused Of Killing Wife In 2013

According to authorities, on August 8, 2013, 29-year-old Janett Reyna was found stabbed in her apartment at 1013 South 10th Street in Blackwell, Oklahoma. She was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.


Rich past to richer future: WSU professor uncovers lost city

"We wanted to raise our children in a small town environment. There's a security knowing the people you do business with, the people you see on the street," she said.


Video shows Wichita cop speeding up to 100 mph in downtown with no lights or sirens

Samuel Dugo was responding to a burglary reported at a building around Central and Washington at 10:38 p.m. on March 16 when his car slammed into Donald S. Clark’s Ford Ranger at 79 mph as Clark was crossing Broadway on Pine Street. The force of the impactthrew Clark through his windshield, leaving


Sheriff: Man falls asleep after shooting wife, holding stepdaughters hostage

The woman was found shot Friday outside a home in the 6000 block of 22nd Road, near the town of Rock. Sheriff ff David Falletti toldNewsCowthat after the shooting, the suspect held his two stepdaughters hostage in a home and fell asleep.


Domestic violence leads to standoff in Arkansas City

The suspect is being held without bond on charges of domestic battery, arson, disorderly conduct and theft of a firearm.


One arrested after domestic battery, arson in Arkansas City

Officers identified the suspect as 35-year-old Jeffrey J.D. Strange. Authorities did find a loaded firearm in Strange's possession. He was booked on charges related to domestic battery, arson, disorderly conduct, and firearm charges.


Trimmer, Helmer race down to wire

Incumbent Ed Trimmer, a Winfield Democrat, was up by just 120 votes over Republican challenger Cheryl Helmer, of Mulvane, with 25 of 29 precincts reporting.


Helmer unseats Trimmer by narrow margin

Helmer, of Mulvane, defeated Trimmer, of Winfield, by about 125 votes, according to final, unofficial results from the Kansas Secretary of State’s website.


Suspected arsonist arrested near Ark City

Ark City police responded to a domestic disturbance around 5:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Ninth Street. The reporting party said the man hit her in the face and threatened to burn down their house, according to scanner communications. Jeffrey “JD” Strange, 35, was later identified as the suspec


Fewer places to vote in Cowley County

It wasn’t always that way. Before 2014, the two cities had three or four polling places each, providing closer access for some residents.


Kansas man accused of arson after domestic disturbance - The Salina Post

Just after 5:30p.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of S. 9th Street in Arkansas City. for the report of a domestic battery, according to Cowley County Sheriff Dave Falletti.


Beers to present ‘Social Media Made Simple’

Beers writes, “My mission is to inspire and educate entrepreneurs to create results-oriented marketing tactics that will carry their business to the next level. My seminars and workshops on marketing are honest, enlightening and packed with great action steps and technical instruction.”


Update: Authorities identify man pulled from pond in Haysville

HAYSVILLE, Kan. (KSNW) - Authorities have identified a man who was pulled from a lake near Haysville as 50-year-old Fabian Ray Ludlow.It happened in the area of 63rd Street South and Broadway around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.Ludlow was found on private property. His body was discovered by people walking in


Veterans eat free at these Wichita restaurants on Sunday (and at some, on Monday, too)

Veterans Day is always a crowded day at local restaurants. So many places around town like to thank members of the military for their service by offering free meals.This year, it’s a bit complicated. Veteran’s Day is on Sunday, but it will be observed by government agencies on Monday. Some restauran


Wichita husband who chased, killed mother of 6 had meth in his system, autopsy shows

When Randy “Rocky” Gile shot his estranged wife, Kristin Florio-Gile, four times on Oct. 6 after chasing her along a Derby street, he had methamphetamine in his system, according to autopsy reports.