Sedgwick County

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Steve McIntosh
June 13, 2017 - 5:27 am
GODDARD, Kan. (KNSS) - One person was injured in a house fire early Tuesday in western Sedgwick County. Around 1 a.m. firefighters were called to 61 West Timothy Lane near Goddard, where they found smoke and flames. County Fire Division Chief Eddie Fajardo tells KNSS News crews searched the...
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June 08, 2017 - 9:34 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting her house on fire has been charged with murder. Twenty-nine-year-old Dane Wright made his first appearance Wednesday in Sedgwick County District Court, where he heard the formal charges against him. Prosecutors charged...
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Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
Steve & Ted
May 22, 2017 - 8:29 am
Thieves broke into Straub International in the 3200 block of West May. They stole an ATV, towing it behind a white van. Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
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May 17, 2017 - 4:45 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate after human remains were found at a home west of Wichita in Sedgwick County Monday afternoon. Investigators currently believe the victim is male, and that there was no foul play involved. In a statement Sedgwick...
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May 15, 2017 - 11:00 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A body was discovered in a field near Wichita. The remains were found on farm property around 3:20 p.m. Monday afternoon in the 14,000 block of West 13th, near 151st street West. Sheriff's Lt. Lin Denning says the land owner "Found the remains while mowing." Officials say the...
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May 12, 2017 - 11:28 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - District Attorney Marc Bennett is warning of a recent increase in a jury duty scam. In the past few months, several people have called the Consumer Protection Division of the DA’s Office about the scam. A caller says, “You missed jury duty and a warrant is about to be issued...
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May 09, 2017 - 9:51 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A woman was killed and her husband was seriously injured in crash in southwest Sedgwick County. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. Monday at 119th South and Hoover Rd. KSN News reports that a Blazer struck a tractor that was pulling another tractor out of a ditch. A...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:35 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - One person has been killed and another suffered serious injuries after a crash in southern Sedgwick County. The incident occurred around 9 p.m. Monday near 119th Street South and 55th Street West. This is a few miles east of Peck, Kan. Sedgwick County emergency dispatchers...
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April 26, 2017 - 2:39 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for stealing mail while working as a mail carrier. The U.S. attorney's office says 34-year-old Gary Yenzer, of Derby, was sentenced Wednesday for one count of theft of U.S. mail. Investigators learned Yenzer looked...
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April 24, 2017 - 9:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — County officials have been made aware of a problem that may prevent the sale of the former Judge Riddel Boys's Ranch at Lake Afton. The Wichita Eagle reports that due to a 1966 loan agreement from the Federal Government that helped build a bathroom at the park, several...
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