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Woman convicted of Wichita high school student’s killing gets prison
A woman convicted of a Wichita high school student’s 2016 killing has been ordered to serve 71 months in prison for voluntary manslaughter and criminal discharge of a firearm, according to Sedgwick County District Court records.Terasha Diane Presley-Dupree, 20, pleaded guilty in July in the death of
Teachman's Take: Severe T-Storm Watch, Wichita Included
A Severe T-Storm Watch is in effect for a good chunk of Kansas, highlighted in pink. This DOES include Wichita!
Caught on Camera: Wichita man confronts shoplifters at Greenwich & Kellogg Walmart
He tried to stop them. When they kept going, he said, that's when he pulled out his cell phone.
Second arrest made in Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan. - A second person has been arrested for a fatal shooting from August 13.A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon and booked on one count of felony murder.A 25-year-old man was arrested late Monday morning, and booked for felony murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.24
Air quality mascot appears on Wichita bus
The city's air quality specialist, Baylee Cunningham, said the city has not had any ozone alerts so far this year. A measurement on May 30th was close to the ozone limit set by federal regulations, but she said the city has not been close to the limit since that time.
The Steel Wheels to headline homecoming celebration - Hesston College
A widely recognized bluegrass band and Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival favorite, The Steel Wheels, will perform on the Hesston College campus at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the college and community’shomecoming celebration.
Child injured in south Wichita drive-by
One of the kids was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, report our news partners at KWCH. That child has since been released, but police did not say how the child was hurt.
U.S. Senators fight for a railway losing money in Kansas
NEWTON, Kan. (KWCH)U.S. Senators from Kansas hope to keep Amtrak running through the state.The Southwest Chief takes travelers all the way to Chicago and California, but an Amtrak study shows the route lost more than 54-million dollars last year.The senate approved a bill that would provide 50-milli
Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell indicted on new federal charges
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell faces new charges according to a federal indictment filed on Tuesday.The U.S. Attorney's Office says the superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury and now includes a total of 26 counts.The indictment alleges O'Donne
Heavy rain swept father and son off Kansas road. They were found dead inside the car
“Widespread flooding, numerous water rescues in and around Independence,” the branch tweeted.
One of Wichita’s top burger joints adds a breakfast menu full of ‘Hangover Helpers’
Ask Wichita diners who sells the best burger in town, and their lists will usually include theOasis Loungea longtime Wichita bar at 4121 W. Maple. Now, the owners of the Oasis are hoping to land on some “best breakfast” lists, too.In a week, Oasis owners Darci and Lance Lechner are planning to add b
Former Wichita mail carrier charged for not delivering mail
The U.S. Attorney's Office says Ashley N. Wilson, 27, Wichita, Kan., is charged with deliberately failing to deliver mail that was in her custody while she worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Suspicious device found at Sedgwick County facility in south Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Police are in south Wichita where a suspicious device was found.The device was found at the Sedgwick County Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 801 Stillwell, near Seneca and McCormick/Lincoln.The Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) vehicle is on the scene.Watch for updates on E
Wichita pharmacy owner indicted in prescription opioid case
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A Wichita pharmacist was indicted today on charges of unlawfully dispensing prescription opioids, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Wanted: Cassandra Ann Mitchell-Hamilto
Name: Cassandra Ann Mitchell-HamiltonAKA:Precious A Belmont, Cassandra A. Hamilton, Cassandra D. HamiltonBorn:1990Ht/Wt:5' 7" - 247 lbs.Other:Black FemaleBlack hair / Brown eyesTattoo right leg, neck, chest, right thigh (Tyrea w/Wheat & Rose), back (Frank), left ankle (Danalie)
7-month-old baby, older man injured in NE Wichita shooting
Wichita police say a residence on Lorraine Street, which is one block to the east, was also hit.
Bicycle rider killed in northeast Wichita crash, dispatch says
Emergency crews were called to the 5300 block of East 21st Street North, between Oliver and Woodlawn, at around 9:15 p.m., a dispatch supervisor said.
School installs high-tech security system to help protect students and staff
As kids head back to class, one Catholic school in Newton will have a new security system in place for this school year.St. Mary's School has installed twenty-one SafeDefend safety and notification devices across the school to help protect students and staff from an active shooter.
Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Wichita nightclub shooting case
At 1:56 a.m. on Sunday, police were called to Vixen’s Erotic Sports Bar, a club in the 200 block of West Harry, police said. When officers arrived, they found a 24-year-old man in the back parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.
Wanted: Jennifer Karen Jesse
To see more felons, or submit an anonymous tip, visit theCrime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County website