Sedgwick County

Steve McIntosh
October 12, 2018 - 4:12 am
The Sedgwick County Election Office needs more than 100 election workers for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. “We currently don’t have enough people to staff all of the poll locations necessary for a smooth Election Day,” said Commissioner Tabitha Lehman. Sedgwick County will have 73 poll...
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October 11, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings announced it has assigned Sedgwick County its high credit rating (AAA). Credit ratings, which are updated annually, note an organization’s creditworthiness and its ability to meet its financial commitments. “This report is very good news for us in Sedgwick County...
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October 08, 2018 - 2:32 pm
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department has identified the male suspect and female victim in a murder-suicide northeast of Derby. It happened near 63rd Street South & 99th Street East late Saturday afternoon. The deceased are identified as Kristin Gile and Randy Gile II, both age 33. Derby...
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September 19, 2018 - 11:17 am
Emotions ran high Tuesday evening at the Law Enforcement Memorial at Central & Main in downtown Wichita, as hundreds of people gathered in honor of fallen Sedgwick County sheriff's Deputy Robert Kunze. Kunze was shot and killed Sunday afternoon near Garden Plain during a confrontation with a...
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August 22, 2018 - 12:41 pm
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder for the death of 67-year-old John Gaffney. 53-year-old Sherry Wedel was booked into the Sedgwick County jail early Wednesday morning. On July 7, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the 4500 block of W. 57th Circle North, northwest of...
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August 17, 2018 - 2:29 am
Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell will return to federal court today, this time hoping to dismiss a number of the charges filed against him by federal investigators, accusing him of wire fraud and money laundering. Federal investigators allege that O’Donnell diverted $10,500 from his...
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August 15, 2018 - 10:58 am
A candidate for Sedgwick County Commission is asking for a recount. Hugh Nicks trails incumbent Richard Ranzau by just 75 votes. Nicks has paid the county $1,000 for the recount. Sedgwick County Elections Commissioner Tabitha Lehman tells KSN News a bi-partisan group will count the votes by hand....
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June 24, 2018 - 7:31 am
UPDATE: 9:38 a.m. Crews from Colwich, Mt. Hope, Valley Center, Bentley and the Newton fire departments assisted Sedgwick County FD #1 with a fire in Andale at St Joseph Catholic Church. The fire was first reported this morning around 5:45 a.m., with flames and smoke coming from the roof and attic...
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June 16, 2018 - 12:07 am
Prosecutors say former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been found competent for court proceedings. The Sedgwick County district attorney's office said in a news release that Judge Kevin O'Connor found Randle competent on Friday and he will be sentenced on June 22. Randle was found...
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June 15, 2018 - 9:47 pm
A Sedgwick County commissioner accused of misspending more than $10,000 in campaign funds and trying to cover it up has asked a judge to dismiss his indictment. A defense filing Friday in the case against Michael O'Donnell contends the U.S. government has needlessly interjected itself in matters...
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