Sedgwick County

Dreamstime
June 15, 2018 - 12:18 pm
The District Attorney's office says a man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting teenage boys. 29-year-old Frank Carbis III of Wichita was sentenced to more than a decade in prison after being convicted of four counts of criminal sodomy, two counts of sexual exploitation of a child, and two...
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June 01, 2018 - 10:30 am
A Wichita daycare owner and five other women have admitted participating in a scheme to commit welfare fraud. Sedgwick County prosecutors say 29-year-old Erika Tomlin was sentenced Wednesday to probation and ordered to repay the state $36,000. She owned two Kiddy Kollege daycare operations in...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2018 - 2:45 am
Thunderstorms packing hail, high winds and even tornadoes pounded parts of south central Kansas Monday night. Around 9 PM, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern Sedgwick County, along with portions of Harper, Sumner, Butler and Cowley Counties. The...
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May 01, 2018 - 5:27 am
A grass fire burned more than 20 acres in northeast Sedgwick County and into Harvey county Monday afternoon. It happened on North 79th East near the county line. KSN News spoke with Sedgwick County Fire Captain Kevin Nelson who said, "a previous controlled burn re-ignited based on the high wind and...
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Steve McIntosh
April 20, 2018 - 10:41 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports a seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in March ... unchanged from February ... and down from 3.7 percent in March of 2017. Nonfarm jobs increased by 2,100 over the month ... the tenth consecutive month of job growth. Since March of last year,...
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
Fire crews in Harvey County battled a grass fire. It happened Friday afternoon in the 7800 block of SE 36th. Units from Sedgwick County also assisted in battling the blaze. The fire destroyed five buildings but a home was saved as fire crews were able to get ahead of the fire and applied foam to...
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January 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Sedgwick County was informed this week that it received $393,914.17 for the loss of funds from a fraudulent activity that occurred in September 2016. A claim was filed with Lexington Insurance Company, a property insurance company, and it was accepted. “I’m thrilled that we were able to recover...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The flu season is in full swing. Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne tells KNSS News, "We encourage people to get their flu shots in August and September, and flu season can go through as long as April; and so it's important to still get in and get a flu shot because we haven't had our...
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Steve & Ted
January 10, 2018 - 8:47 am
Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne joins Steve and Ted telling listeners it's not too late to get a flu shot.
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Dreamstime
December 28, 2017 - 10:36 am
The Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency phone line will be available between 9 p.m. December 31st and 1 a.m. January 1st. This line functions as an alternative to 911 and is meant to receive calls for non-emergency nuisances that do not pose a threat to life or property. Examples...
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