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Wichita Police arrest man on murder charges
Steve McIntosh
January 14, 2021 - 5:53 am
One man is in police custody on pending murder charges, after a killing involving a member of his family in northeast Wichita. Wednesday morning Wichita Police found 39-year-old Jason Payne lying in the street at 13th and Oliver. He was treated and released at a hospital.
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One dead another injured in shooting south of Wichita
KNSS News
December 30, 2020 - 6:21 am
One person is dead, another in critical condition after a shooting just south of Wichita. According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office it happened around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of West Fairhaven Avenue, just southeast of 47th and West St.
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WPD announces non-emergency line for the New Year's holiday
KNSS News
December 29, 2020 - 5:44 am
In a post on their Facebook page the Wichita Police Department said a 911 non-emergency line will go live this Thursday, Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Jan. 1.
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Two dead, one injured in east Wichita crash
Steve McIntosh
December 24, 2020 - 7:21 am
Two people are dead, one injured, after a traffic accident in east Wichita. It happened around one a.m. Thursday, first responders were called to Webb and Douglas. Wichita Police say a vehicle was southbound on Webb Road near Douglas when it left the road for an unknown reason and struck a tree.
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Wichita Police report an increase in homicides
Steve & Ted mornings
December 07, 2020 - 8:22 am
Steve and Ted speak with Mayor Brandon Whipple about potential causes and solutions for the increasing homicide rates, the upcoming City Council meeting, and coronavirus.
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WPD sees increase in porch piracy
KNSS News
December 07, 2020 - 5:29 am
The Wichita Police Department is seeing an increase in package thefts. Lt. Scott Bruno with the Wichita Police Department tells KSN News the increase started a couple months back and compared to other years it’s significant.
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WPD investigates shooting near Central and Ridge
KNSS News
December 04, 2020 - 5:47 am
Thursday night Wichita Police responded to a shooting call in the 7300 block of west Newell, near Central and Ridge.
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WPD investigating fatal shooting in south Wichita
KNSS News
December 03, 2020 - 6:10 am
A shooting near Harry and Main early Wednesday morning has turned into a homicide investigation.
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WPD searching for armed robbery suspect
KNSS News
November 18, 2020 - 4:22 am
The Wichita Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating a suspect involved in a robbery.
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Wichita police say suicides increase more than 70% this year
KNSS News
November 03, 2020 - 4:49 am
Wichita police say suicides in the city are up 70% this year, and stress from the coronavirus outbreak is likely a major factor. Police said Monday the city had 76 suicides as of Friday, an increase from 44 at the same time last year and and 59 in all of 2019.
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