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Dad wanted to 'teach his children a lesson,' Indiana cops say. He ended up in handcuffs. | The Wichita Eagle

Ryan Fletcher said his children have everything they could ever want, and he wanted them to know what it felt like to struggle, according to police. Evansville, Indiana, police were called to his home for a well-being check Tuesday after Fletcher's two young sons, who were visiting Fletcher, texted

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-03-22 22:22:00

Wichita teen one of first to walk while on life support

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) It was last October when brie Kerschen's then 15-year-old daughter Zei Uwadia, a student at North High School, suddenly fell ill, experiencing shortness of breath. "I took her to Via Christy St Francis because we live in riverside so we aren't far from there and that's where, we

KWCH.COM - 2018-03-23 01:32:00

Same-sex couples turned away from local venue

Same-sex couples turned away from local venueSame-sex couples turned away from local venue Updated: Wednesday, March 21 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-03-22 02:23:09 GMT Some say a local business owner is walking a fine line between freedom of religion and discrimination. Some say a local business owner is w

KAKE TV - 2018-03-22 05:15:00

Mother, daughter charged in man's killing at Kansas lake

Missing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrestedMissing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrested The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Iviona Lewis, of Hoisington, was found dead in rural Barton County. Officers arrested 25-year-old Chaz Stephens for second-degree murder. The Kansa

KAKE TV - 2018-03-21 20:28:00

FBI trains Kansas agencies in missing, abducted child cases

The FBI is helping to make sure law enforcement agencies across the state know how to handle cases of missing and abducted children. "I feel for this precious little boy, and we want to bring him home," said Misty Cox, a search organizer with a group calling themselves "Lucas Warriors." Cox is searc

KWCH.COM - 2018-03-22 01:27:00

Carter Green is one of Wellington's best success stories

"I'm making modern American culture right here in Wellington. It's my hometown. It's why I'm here." Carter Green tells his story of working in the world of film, television, and music with clients coming to him from all over the world...right here in Wellington. Walking down Washington Street in Wel

WELLINGTON DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:39:41

Weekend search for Lucas Hernandez planned

A group is coordinating a weekend search for missing five-year-old Lucas Hernandez. The boy was last reported seen in his south Wichita home in mid-February and has not been located since. A volunteer group is planning on doing two searches - one on Saturday, one on Sunday - to look for the boy.

KAKE TV - 2018-03-23 12:27:00

2 volunteer Kansas firefighters accused of arson

2 volunteer Kansas firefighters accused of arson2 volunteer Kansas firefighters accused of arson Two volunteer firefighters in Kansas are accused of arson in connection to fires in different parts of the state. Two volunteer firefighters in Kansas are accused of arson in connection to fires in diff

KAKE TV - 2018-03-22 17:13:00

Sedgwick County to offer free disposal of electronic waste

If your basement looks like a museum for obsolete technology - think old printers, computer monitors and cabinet-style TVs - Sedgwick County hopes you will take advantage of opportunities for free disposal next month. The county is offering six days of "e-waste" disposal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April


Dried blood, dead insects and moldy food found at Wichita restaurants

Dried blood, dead flies and a mold buildup were among many violations found by state health inspectors at Wichita restaurants during February service inspections. For instance, there was a heavy accumulation of dried blood and raw meat found on a walk-in cooler's plastic curtains at La Tienda Del Ah


Wichita man sentenced to 53 years in prison in case of woman's kidnapping, beating | The Wichita Eagle

A 45-year-old Wichita man was sentenced to more than 53 years in prison in a domestic abuse case, the district attorney's office said. Leonard Charles was sentenced to 638 months in prison after a jury found him guilty of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated domestic battery, criminal threat and two co


Storms bring 'welcome' rain to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. - Steady rain was falling over Wichita Monday morning, after a storm system that dropped around a half an inch of rain in the city overnight. An inch of rain or more is expected by the time the showers end. Heavier rain and small hail fell in parts of south central Kansas between aroun


Former college basketball player dead after shooting at Wichita bar

A man died after he was shot at a north Wichita bar early Sunday morning, police said. Police were called to the Deuces Bar at 3105 N. Arkansas at around 2 a.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, Wichita police Lt. Todd Ojile said. The man was taken to a hospital, where he went into surge


Wichita Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Deuces Bar

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) A 27-year-old man is dead following an early Sunday morning shooting at Deuces Bar near W 29th Street and N Arkansas, Wichita Police said. Officers said they arrived on scene around 2:00 a.m. and found the man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital for treatmen


Injured WPD officer Brian Arterburn's family sues car lot that owned SUV that hit him | The Wichita Eagle

The family of injured Wichita police officer Brian Arterburn is suing the car dealership that was selling the SUV that ran over him during a police pursuit last year. Arterburn's wife, Claudale Arterburn, filed a lawsuit Monday against Eddy's Chevrolet Cadillac. The lawsuit contends Eddy's is in par


Wanted: Paul D. Moses

Paul D. Moses (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office photo) Paul is wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office for CRIMINAL THREAT. He was last known to live in the Wichita, Kansas area. Anyone with information on the location of this person or any other wanted person or about ANY CRIME is urged to c


One dead in fatality collision between semi and motorcycle

A Kansas man died on Sunday night after a semi truck struck his motorcycle. The motorcyclist, Jason Reager, 35, of Arkansas City, Kansas, was pronounced dead at the scene from massive head injuries according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The semi and motorcycle were southbound on US


27-year-old man killed in shooting at Wichita bar

(KSN File Photo) WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened early Sunday morning in north Wichita. According to WPD police officer Charley Davidson, the shooting happened around 2:00 a.m. at Dueces Bar in the 3100 block of N. Arkansas. Once officers arr


Woman Arrested for Assault in Laundry Room

Wichita - A 54-year-old woman is behind bars after another woman said the 54-year-old attacked her in a north Wichita apartment complex laundry room, near 17th and Hillside. The 18-year-old female victim told police the suspect hit her, used racial slurs and tried to steal her laundry basket when sh


Man critically hurt in officer-involved crash

WICHITA, Kan. A crash involving a Wichita police officer in downtown Wichita critically injures one person. Wichita police say around 10:45 p.m. Friday night, an officer was driving south on Broadway to respond to a burglary call at a business near Central and Washington. Crash records from the Kans