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Police Arrest Men Who Allegedly Robbed Wichita, KS, Body Shop

At the home, officers arrested 50-year-oldJaime Lambertand 38-year-oldCharles Bogguess. The tools and vehicles were recovered as well as a third vehicle, a skid loader and a trailer. Each suspect was booked on multiple counts of possession of stolen property.

AUTOBODYNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 23:42:00

Kansas man shook or ‘cruelly beat’ beat his baby before she died, court document says

Andrew Wayne Franklin shook or “cruelly beat” his 4-month-old daughter, Brexley Grace Franklin, sending her to the hospital and ultimately causing her death, according to a criminal complaint filed in Sedgwick County District Court on Tuesday.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-09-19 07:33:00

Former ICE agent is back in jail in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan - A former agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement who sent a Wichita television news anchor sensitive law enforcement material is back in jail after allegedly violating his parole.A prosecutor said Wednesday Andrew J. Pleviak is a danger to his former colleagues and the

KFDI.COM - 2018-09-19 22:15:45

Driver charged in crash that broke Sedgwick County sheriff deputy’s leg, officials say

Deputy Wohler wasconducting a traffic stopnear 10500 E. Harry in east Wichita on April 28 when just before midnight a car crashed into his patrol vehicle, Myers said. The vehicle then struck the deputy, who was outside his vehicle at the time of the crash.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-09-18 16:47:00

A giant new restaurant, nightclub will open soon in downtown Wichita

First, it wasHeroes Sports Bar & Grill, which they took over and reopened almost a year ago.Then it wasThe Chalet, which they refurbished and reopened in the spring.Now, partners Hussein Alkasasy, Raed Mansour and Ehab Mansour are moving on to a third project. They’re in the process of remodeling th

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-09-19 08:21:00

Mom told police she and dad were drunk for “about a week” before 2-month-old son died

Lab investigators who searched the room that Christy Rollings, 39, and Kyle Kempton, 34, were staying in with their infant twins found several empty vodka bottles, an empty Fireball Whiskey bottle and papers for Alcoholics Anonymous, according to an arrest affidavit released Tuesday by Sedgwick Coun

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-09-18 18:55:00

Travel magazine ranks Kansas City as best BBQ city in the nation; Branson also makes list - Missourinet

Travel magazine Conde Naste has ranked Kansas City as the top U.S. city for BBQ. The western Missouri city beat out several cities in Texas, Tennessee and elsewhere for the honor.Branson is 12th on the list of 15 U.S. cities. Kansas City, Kansas also made the ranking.Memphis followed Kansas City wit

MISSOURINET - 2018-09-19 15:57:24

‘World’s largest Etch-a-Sketch,’ other giant toys will fill Exploration Place

Toys can be scientific, too.That’s the message Exploration Place is trying to get across with its new traveling exhibition, “Toytopia.”The museum at 300 N. McLean Boulevard is opening “Toytopia” at 10 a.m. Saturday.Here are four things you need to know about “Toytopia”:Expect to see the following: A

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-09-19 14:47:00

Major Wichita street to be closed for several hours for Deputy Kunze's funeral procession

The department said the public is more than welcome to line the streets, bring signs of support, wear something blue to show support.

KSN.COM - 2018-09-18 22:57:21

Somali-American Muslim workers receive $1.5 settlement after religious discrimination by meat plant - The Black Youth Project

Wichita, Kansas-based Cargill Meat Solutionsagreedto pay a $1.5 million settlement to 138 Somali-American Muslims who were denied prayer breaks and subsequently fired after they protested at its Fort Morgan, Colorado beef processing plant.

BLACKYOUTHPROJECT.COM - 2018-09-18 15:00:47

Pop-up event offers FREE schools supplies for Wichita teachers

Credit Union of America and Project Teacher, a local non-profit that serves teachers, are hosting the pop-up shop.

KWCH.COM - 2018-09-18 12:35:00

Man dies after being stabbed in south Wichita, 2 suspects in custody

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in Wichita early Sunday morning.Police say they were called to the 1900 block of S. Broadway around 1:30 a.m.Officers say there was a physical disturbance between the male victim and two suspects. During th


"The Walking Dead" actor Tom Payne to serve as honorary starter at Kansas

Tom Payne, who can currently be seen as Jesus Monroe in AMC's record-breaking hit series, The Walking Dead, has been named as the honorary starter for the Oct. 21 Hollywood Casino 400, the elimination race for the second round of the Monster Energy NASCAR playoffs.

ESPN - 2018-09-18 18:23:59

Kansas Sheriff's Deputy Killed During Suspicious Person Call

A Kansas sheriff's deputy was shot and killed on Sunday while responding to a call about a suspicious person, authorities said. A suspect died at the scene.The Wichita Eagle reported that Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said Deputy Robert Kunze was shot Sunday about 20 miles west of downtown Wic


Sheriff’s Office identifies suspect in fatal shooting of Sedgwick County deputy

Robert C. Greeson has been identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office deputy.Greeson, 29, also died during the incident.The sheriff’s office said it will not be releasing any additional information on Greeson or on the shooting at this time.


Wichita police responding to shooting in Garden Plain, authorities confirm

Wichita police are responding to a shooting in Garden Plain, a dispatch supervisor confirmed. The shooting was reported at about 2 p.m. at N. 295th St. West and W. 21st St. North.Early scanner traffic indicates that an officer was involved. An authority told KSN News that this is anofficer-involved


1 critically injured after car hits pedestrian in south Wichita

Man dies after brief fight with girlfriend's son.WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in south Wichita Sunday night.Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Seneca and MacArthur around 9:55 p.m.One person was take


How Kansas City can combat an opioid epidemic

Medication-assisted treatment, therapy, and stable housing could stave off an opioid epidemic in Kansas City, according to a new study conducted by a University of Kansas student and professor.

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-09-18 15:00:00

Construction this week to further impact East-Kellogg traffic

WICHITA, Kan.Starting early Tuesday morning (6 a.m.) through Thursday afternoon, drivers on East Kellogg should expect traffic delays east of Greenwich. These delays are needed to allow workers to set bridge girders over Zelta, the City of Wichita says.Alternative routes are recommended Tuesday, Wed


Kansas deputy and suspect fatally shot during arrest

Another deputy who responded found Kunze on the ground along with the suspect, whose name hasn't been released. The deputy died at a hospital, while the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.