Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
January 09, 2019 - 11:22 am
Sedgwick County leaders on Tuesday opened the newest Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Post 15, located at 3575 N. Webb Road. EMS Post 15 is a 2,998-square-foot, pre-engineered steel structure with double drive-thru bays. It will be staffed 12 hours a day, 7 days a week and will have the capacity to...
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December 26, 2018 - 11:23 pm
With Christmas in the rear-view mirror, you might be wondering how to get rid of your Christmas tree. From now through January 23, you can drop off your live tree at one of 22 locations around Sedgwick County. The trees will be recycled and turned into mulch. County officials say all trees must be...
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December 22, 2018 - 5:46 am
Alcohol could be a factor in a crash that critically injured a person near Kechi Friday afternoon. The two-vehicle accident happened near Oliver and Chippewa, north of 61st street north and Oliver, around 3:30. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says a man was traveling north on Oliver at a high...
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November 25, 2018 - 3:34 am
Three Wichita area tag offices are about to become one. The Brittany Center branch, located at 2120 North Woodlawn; the Chadsworth branch, located at 2330 North Maize Road; and Derby branch, at 212 West Greenway, will close on December 7 at 5 pm. The new tag office will be located on the northeast...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:27 am
One person is dead after a crash in northwest Sedgwick County. A second person was hospitalized with critical injuries. It happened just after 7:30 a-m near 21st Street North and 167th Street West. The crash reportedly involved a pickup and an S-U-V. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says icy...
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October 28, 2018 - 7:40 am
Police are investigating after an overnight stabbing and a pair of shootings. The most serious incident took place in Haysville. It happened around 2 a.m., when a shooting was reported near Broadway and Grand, at the Grand Avenue Industrial Park. One person has died and there continues to be a...
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October 16, 2018 - 4:06 am
Today is the deadline for Kansans to register, if they hope to vote in the midterm elections November 6th. More than 300-thousand people are registered to vote in Sedgwick County. That's a record. It's about 25-thousand more than the last midterm election in 2014.
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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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