Law

Dreamstime
March 17, 2018 - 1:05 am
Billboards have been seen in Wichita demanding justice for the 'swatting' death of Andrew Finch. The red and black billboards read: 'ANDREW FINCH IS DEAD. IF YOU BELIEVE IN JUSTICE, IT'S TIME TO FILE CHARGES.' Andrew Finch was killed when someone called in fake information to Wichita Police, who...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2018 - 2:31 pm
A lawsuit filed by BuzzFeed has been dismissed against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach over an open records request. BuzzFeed filed the lawsuit in October, arguing that Kobach's office had refused to release emails containing any of 30 terms that relate to immigration or elections. BuzzFeed...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm
A National Guardsman who threatened to kill Vice President Mike Pence has been sentenced to six months in prison. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 23-year-old William Dunbar to serve an additional six months of home detention and get mental health treatment. He pleaded guilty in December to...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 11:11 am
A large Kansas City, Missouri law firm is offering free legal help to a Kansas chemist facing deportation. The Polsinelli law firm said this week it will work with immigration lawyer Rekha Sharma-Crawford to secure the release of Syed Ahmed Jamal, who was arrested in January and nearly deported...
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Dreamstime
March 09, 2018 - 4:14 pm
A Rhode Island pain management doctor who admitted he accepted financial kickbacks for prescribing a highly addictive opioid spray was sentenced Friday to serve 51 months in federal prison. Dr. Jerrold Rosenberg cried in court and apologized, saying "I'm truly sorry for what I've done." However,...
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Wichita Police
March 08, 2018 - 4:31 pm
On Thu. Mar. 8 at approximately 11:15 am, Wichita Police Department officers responded to a bank robbery at the Meritrust Credit Union, 2900 S. Oliver. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a 41-year-old female Credit Union employee who said an unknown suspect entered the business and handed a...
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Dreamstime
March 07, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Officials with the Kansas Department for Children and Families are pushing a transparency bill amid criticism of the state's handling of abuse-related child deaths. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the House Judiciary Committee heard on Tuesday a bill proposed by Gov. Jeff Colyer that would...
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KNSS News
March 04, 2018 - 11:23 am
It happened Saturday night around 9 o'clock, when two Wichita police officers stopped a vehicle occupied by a male driver and a 24-year-old female passenger. During the stop a struggle ensued when officers attempted to take the driver into custody. The suspect was able to get the car in gear and...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 4:35 am
A man has been convicted of shooting and wounding a Topeka police detective after a convenience store robbery. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that jurors found 30-year-old Christopher Harris guilty Thursday of attempted capital murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and criminal...
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Dreamstime
Phil Hildebrand
February 26, 2018 - 3:12 am
Police are investigating a pair of shootings that happened on Sunday. The first occurred just after 2:30 AM in the 700 block of South Main....near the Hotel at Water Walk. One person was hospitalized in serious condition. Police officer Paul Cruz said authorities were looking for two suspects in...
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