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Steve & Ted mornings
January 15, 2018 - 9:07 am
Thief breaks into a claw game machine and steals an iPhone from west Wichita businesses.
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 10:29 pm
A Delta airplane was diverted to Eisenhower National Airport after a crew member suffered an unknown medical issue. It happened just before 6:00 p.m. Friday. KSN News reports that Delta flight 2924 traveling from Salt Lake City to Nashville had to make an unexpected landing. The aircraft was...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 9:11 pm
A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Barriss, 25, made his first court appearance in Kansas on Friday following his extradition from Los Angeles. Barriss is...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 8:34 pm
A judge has ruled a Kansas woman accused of decapitating her ex-boyfriend's mother is not competent to stand trial. Judge Faith Maughan on Friday ordered Rachael Hilyard of Wichita back to continue treatment at Larned State Hospital. Her status will be re-evaluated after 90 days. Hilyard, 35, is...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 8:07 pm
An important part of a church nativity scene, stolen from a Wichita church has been returned. The baby Jesus was reported stolen from a manger at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament last week. The Wichita Eagle reports that the statue was found Wednesday in a yard of a home and returned to the...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A Kansas woman who embezzled more than $200,000 from her Sedgwick County employer was sentenced to five years of probation and must make restitution. The Sedgwick County district attorney said Misty Leiker, 36, of Maize, was sentenced Wednesday for embezzling from ERI Solutions in Colwich. She...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
January 11, 2018 - 3:04 pm
Wichita police have made two arrests after at least four gang-related drive-by shootings in the city since Tuesday. Those drive-bys took place near 14th & Piatt; 23rd & Minnesota; east of 23rd & Grove; and on S. Mission near Lincoln & Woodlawn. Investigators identied two suspects in...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
January 11, 2018 - 2:57 pm
A winter storm blew through south-central Kansas during the early-morning hours Thursday, bringing heavy rain, falling temperatures, freezing rain, sleet, and snow. City of Wichita road crews began prepping the streets at about midnight Thursday, but the rain washed a lot of it away, so they...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 9:02 am
Roadways froze over in a short amount of time. Rain turned to ice and sleet. Schools closed, roads closed, and multiple power outages reported.
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K N S S News
January 09, 2018 - 9:07 pm
Two veteran Wichita Police officers have been charged in separate incidents. In a news release Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said both officers have been placed on administrative leave without pay. On Friday, Officer Josh Price was charged with two misdemeanors and a felony by the Sedgwick County DA...
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