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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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Wichita Police are promoting 2nd Chance Thursdays
Wichita Police Department
Steve & Ted mornings
October 13, 2020 - 10:17 am
Steve talks with WPD's Darren Williams about the 2nd chance program
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One dead after shooting in east Wichita
Steve McIntosh
August 20, 2020 - 5:48 am
Police confirm that a woman is dead after a shooting in east Wichita. Officers responded to a shooting call at Ninth and Grove after 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. Police say a woman showed up at a hospital with critical gunshot injuries. That woman has died. Her name has not been released.
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Wichita Police announce the arrest of a murder suspect
KNSS News
July 30, 2020 - 5:32 am
Wichita Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Nick Blue at a southeast Wichita business. On Wednesday police arrested 18-year-old Lamontae Donae Lucas at his home on North Zimmerly. On Sunday night the victim, 40-year-old...
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One man injured after drive-by shooting in South Wichita
KNSS News
July 28, 2020 - 5:45 am
Wichita police responded to a shooting call near Mt. Vernon and Pattie Monday after 5 p.m. Monday. Responding officers located a 27-year old man, who was shot in the lower leg. The man was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Police are still looking for the suspect. WPD Lieutenant...
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One dead after shooting Sunday in southeast Wichita
Steve McIntosh
July 27, 2020 - 4:57 am
Wichita Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left one man dead at an AutoZone in the 49-hundred block of East Lincoln. According to the WPD their investigation found that there were three employees inside the business Sunday night. At one point one employee was behind the counter...
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One injured after shooting in southeast Wichita
Steve McIntosh
July 22, 2020 - 5:42 am
Wichita Police are investigating a shooting in southeast Wichita. Around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday morning first responders were dispatched to the 51-hundred block of east Harry with the report of a shooting. Responding officers were then sent to the 16-hundred block of south Pinecrest. Officers found a...
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WPD searching for missing adult
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KNSS News
July 10, 2020 - 8:34 am
The Wichita Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Wichita man. 75-year-old Richard Plush was last seen leaving the Marigold Hotel in the 2400 block of North Ridge Road at approximately 2 a.m. Friday morning. He is believed to be traveling in a White 2012 Chevy...
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Shooting injures one overnight in Wichita
Steve McIntosh
June 25, 2020 - 5:33 am
Police are investigating a shooting early Thursday near downtown Wichita. According to Wichita Police Lt. Mike Linnehan first responders were called to a parking lot near the Keeper of the Plains, at Central and Nims around 12:50 a.m. "We are currently evaluating witness statements that we got from...
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