Wichita

November 15, 2018 - 10:49 pm
Fire damaged a home in south Wichita. It happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. Thursday night in the 1700 block of south Wichita, near Harry and Broadway. Fire crews found smoke and flames coming from the home as they arrived. The fire was quickly brought under control. There were no injuries. A cause...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
The Wichita Police Department on Thursday, presented an aggravated battery case to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, leading to an active arrest warrant being issued for Bryant Douglas, Jr., 35, on charges of attempted 1st-degree murder, aggravated domestic battery and felon in...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:15 pm
A Kansas man who was growing marijuana on an island in the Neosho River has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Scott Joseph Skibo, 55, of Chetopa, was sentenced Thursday for unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
Attorneys for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements because no one was hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying...
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Ted Woodward
November 15, 2018 - 11:16 am
The entire concourse of downtown Wichita's Lawrence-Dumont stadium has now been reduced to rubble. The light pole stationed behind what was the first-base concourse is now the only one among the eight light standards still standing. The 1930's-era stadium is being demolished, making way for...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:36 pm
The man accused of running over a Wichita police officer last year has pleaded guilty. Justin Terrazas pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated battery and other charges. Prosecutors say Terrazas ran over officer Brian Arterburn while fleeing in a stolen vehicle in February 2017. Terrazas will be...
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Ted Woodward
November 14, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Two more armed robberies of businesses in Wichita, including Tuesday night at the Arby's at Rock & Harry, and the Kwik Shop at 29th & Arkansas at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday; this makes for a total of five businesses robbed in a 48-hour period, including three in a fairly close proximity in N...
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November 13, 2018 - 11:39 pm
A man convicted of breaking into a west Wichita apartment and sexually assaulting a girl, 7, was sentenced Tuesday. Corbin Breitenbach was convicted in September of attempted capital murder, rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated burglary. The attack happened in June of 2017. Judge Joe...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:26 pm
A California man has admitted making a hoax call that ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between online gamers over $1.50 bet in a Call of Duty WWII video game, Tyler R. Barriss, 26, pleaded guilty to making a false report resulting in a death, cyberstalking and...
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November 13, 2018 - 2:57 pm
The Wichita Police Department is teaming up with other law enforcement agencies to proactively address firearms-related crimes. Project Save-A-Casing is a partnership between law enforcement agencies across the local, state and federal levels and communities to proactively address firearm-related...
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