September 21, 2018 - 7:26 pm
A former Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy has been accused of sexual misconduct against another law enforcement officer. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced Friday that John Warczakoski is charged with two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. The female officer continues to...
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September 21, 2018 - 7:20 pm
A man has been charged after a police chase ended with a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte County authorities charged Collan Leigh Cross, 24, Friday with two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, fleeing and eluding, possession of a...
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September 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The U.S. Marshals Service says a suspect in a 2015 homicide in Topeka has been arrested in Mexico. The Marshals Service announced Thursday that Fernando Diaz, 25, a known gang member, was booked into jail in Texas after his arrest. Diaz is wanted for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of...
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September 21, 2018 - 7:06 pm
The president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents will be receiving a 15% pay raise The board approved the salary increase Thursday for Blake Flanders, whose $200,000 salary will increase to $230,000. The raise comes at a time when Kansas universities are facing budget challenges. Board chairman...
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September 21, 2018 - 7:01 pm
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is disputing a new television ad in which his Democrat rival in the governor's race says he's called the state's school overfunded. The Kansas City Star reports that Kobach says Sen. Laura Kelly should change or take down the ad, which began airing Thursday. In...
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September 21, 2018 - 1:43 pm
A political action committee is reminding voters of an embarrassing scene in a strip club from a Democrat congressional candidate's past in a television ad that characterizes him as "shady." The Congressional Leadership Fund, a political action committee, is running an ad in eastern Kansas that...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office
Ted Woodward
September 21, 2018 - 10:20 am
Two major Wichita streets will be closed for about two hours late this morning and early this afternoon for Deputy Robert Kunze's funeral procession. Deputy Kunze was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon near Garden Plain during a confrontation with a man who had a lengthy criminal history. The...
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September 20, 2018 - 10:45 pm
A rape suspect was arrested after he rammed into two Hutchinson police cars. It happened around 7:45 a.m. Thursday morning. Officers were sent to the Yes Way convenience store in the 1000 block of West 30th Ave. regarding trouble with subject. Police found the suspect, in a tan colored Oldsmobile,...
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September 20, 2018 - 9:00 pm
The Kansas Board of Regents has approved an $85 million funding increase for state universities during the next two years. The request approved Thursday would restore funding cut by the Kansas Legislature in 2009. Lawmakers will have to approve the funding increase. The request includes $50 million...
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September 20, 2018 - 6:58 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating alleged criminal activity in the Baldwin City police department. KBI spokeswoman Melissa Underwood said Thursday the investigation involves allegations against police department personnel. She would not say how many employees were involved or...
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