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October 11, 2019 - 9:03 pm
A highway ramp in north Wichita was closed down for almost eight hours on Friday following a roll-over accident that injured two truckers. It happened shortly after 9:00 a.m. on the ramp from westbound K-96 onto southbound I-135. Troopers say the tractor-trailer hauling pet supplies, drove off the...
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October 11, 2019 - 7:14 pm
A Wichita lawyer accused of plotting a cyberattack on websites with information criticizing his work has told a federal court he intends to change his plea. A docket notation Friday shows attorney Bradley Pistotnik has a change-of-plea hearing Tuesday. The move comes two days after his co-defendant...
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October 11, 2019 - 1:12 pm
A 30-year-old woman was arrested in E. Wichita for the attempted abduction of a child. It happened early Thursday afternoon at the Burlington Coat Factory east of Kellogg & Rock. A 28-year-old woman reports the suspect approached her, asking if she would call police if she took her daughter...
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October 10, 2019 - 11:12 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell has launched a re-election campaign website with a push on why he should be re-elected. Information includes projects that have advanced Wichita the past 4 years of his term: City budget surplus, additional police officers, better and quicker 911 response, new airport, I...
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October 09, 2019 - 10:38 pm
An accident involving a semi-truck with a tanker containing anhydrous ammonia overturned in northeast Wichita, causing parts of the highway to be shut down. I-135 north of K-96 was shut down following the accident that occurred just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. Officials said the driver of the...
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October 09, 2019 - 7:11 pm
A federal grand jury has indicted a former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement accused of helping an inmate escape from a local Kansas jail by impersonating an immigration officer. Andrew J. Pleviak, 42, was indicted Wednesday on a charge of false impersonation of a federal officer...
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October 09, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A Wichita man has been sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for robbing a convenience store last year. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister's office said the sentence was imposed Tuesday on Willie Smith, 39. He pleaded guilty to a single robbery charge in June. U.S. District Judge John Broomes also...
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October 09, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Police have arrested 33-year-old Randy Sturgis, after an attempted carjacking in the northeast part of Wichita. Before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, a 19-year-old woman and an 18-year-old stopped to gas up their car at 37th & Rock Road. They say the felon approached them, telling them he'd escaped from...
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October 08, 2019 - 10:50 pm
Wichita and Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in solving a recent robbery at an area drug store. It happened around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday September 24, at the Walgreen's store in the 1600 block of south Webb Rd. Police Officer Kevin Wheeler says the cashier reported a...
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October 08, 2019 - 10:33 pm
One person was injured following a motorcycle accident in north Wichita. It happened just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at 53rd street north and Seneca. Police say a truck turned in front of the motorcycle. The rider was not able to stop in time and hit the truck. The man, in his 50's was...
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