Harvey County Newswire

Harvey County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Harvey County, KS.

Results 1 - 20 of 130 in Harvey County, KS

  1. Fleeing teenager terrorizes Valley Center neighborhoodRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 7 | Ark Valley News

    ... police Sgt. Lloyd Newman said the department assisted the Kansas Highway Patrol on the chase, which started in Harvey County. Highway Patrol spokesman Chad Crittenden said a trooper attempted to stop the Dodge Challenger about 10:30 a.m. at ...

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  2. Teen tries to escape using UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    A teenage boy learned Saturday that relying on Uber to be your getaway vehicle may not be the best idea. A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper detected a Dodge Challenger was speeding at about 10:30 a.m. in Harvey County, Trooper Chad Crittenden said.

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  3. Newton couple pleads in abuse of 3 Peruvian childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... plea means they maintain their innocence but acknowledge prosecutors have enough evidence for a conviction. Harvey County Attorney David Yoder said James Nachtigal entered the pleas to three counts of child abuse and his wife of two counts. Several ...

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  4. Kansas Couple Pleads in Abuse of 3 Peruvian ChildrenRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | US News & World Report

    ... plea means they maintain their innocence but acknowledge prosecutors have enough evidence for a conviction. Harvey County Attorney David Yoder said James Nachtigal entered the pleas to three counts of child abuse and his wife of two counts. Several ...

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  5. Man pleads guilty to Hutchinson Dillon's robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... the state has also agreed not to oppose probation. Wade, however, faces separate felony drug charges in Harvey County – stemming from his arrest in the Reno County case – that the Reno County convictions should count against for ...

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  6. 'All indications' point to objects being bombsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    All indications point to the objects found during a traffic stop by North Newton police earlier this week as being bombs, the Harvey County Attorney's Office stated Wednesday.

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  7. Police say 'improvised explosive devices' found in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... a Police Department Bomb Unit rendered it safe. The North Newton Police Department turned the case over to the Harvey County Attorney's Office.

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  8. Kansas father: Legal system failed slain family membersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 24, and her daughter Zaylynn Paz, 4, were found dead in their Newton home, the Wichita Eagle reported . Harvey County attorney David Yoder said Wednesday that Hawkins previously was supposed to be arrested for failing to register as a sex offender ...

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  9. Newton killings show cracks in criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... a juvenile. Public or not, Hawkins was still required as an adult to register his address and workplace with Harvey County authorities. Reporting by The Eagle's Tim Potter revealed he hadn't complied since April, and county prosecutors charged him ...

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  10. In sex offender case, dad says system failed slain daughter, grandchildRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... hold him fully accountable for failing to register his address. On Aug. 8, within hours of the killings, Harvey County prosecutors charged Hawkins with capital murder, which can be punishable by death. The charge - based on multiple killings as part ...

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  11. Three of a kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Ark Valley News

    ... our own for the nine months we have them," she said. Patterson's career started in a one-room schoolhouse in Harvey County and spanned more than 42 years. McCormick's career started at Franklin Elementary in Wichita in 1986, where she taught for six ...

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  12. Relatives, neighbors struggle with killings in quiet cul-de-sacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Hawkins, knew Runyon and she voluntarily allowed him into her duplex. From what they can tell at this point, Harvey County Attorney David Yoder said, Runyon and her daughter were killed late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Hawkins, 19, left ...

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  13. Hutto chase suspect returned to Kansas on capital murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A man suspected in the slayings of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter is being returned to Kansas after waiving extradition in Hutto, where he was arrested. Keith Hawkins has been booked into the Harvey County Jail, charged with capital murder and murder in the first degree.

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  14. More than 100 gather for vigil remembering slain mother, daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... written on them. Earlier in the day, the man accused of killing them - Keith Lane Hawkins - arrived back in Harvey County and learned he had been charged with capital murder and two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of the mother and ...

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  15. Double homicide suspect arrives at Harvey County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    The 19-year-old man arrested in connection with a double homicide in Newton earlier this week has been booked into the Harvey County Jail. Keith Lane Hawkins was taken into custody at a family member's house in Taylor, Texas, late Tuesday afternoon, several hours after the bodies of Alyssa Runyon, 24, and her 4-year-old daughter, Zaylynn Paz, were found in their duplex on the north side of Newton.

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  16. Suspect in Kansas double killing being returned from TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A man suspected in the slayings of his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter is being returned to Kansas after waiving extradition in Texas, where he was arrested. Harvey County Undersheriff Shawn Chapman says a team of investigators from that department were bringing suspect Keith Hawkins back to Kansas on Friday.

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  17. Catching frogs a summer rite of passage for some KansansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... He grabbed his limit of eight before, and after, midnight in a few minutes. (Michael Pearce/Wichita Eagle/TNS) HARVEY COUNTY - Up, down and around rolling sandhills, Jed Claassen drove a utility vehicle through a recent night's darkness. For 20 ...

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  18. Police: Mother, Daughter Found Slain in Kansas HomeRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | US News & World Report

    ... ear how her mother died. Murphy said the killings were not random and that no one in 19,000-resident Newton in Harvey County appears to be danger.

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  19. Newton police respond to report of double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... re was not any danger to the public, police added. The initial call came in just after 11 a.m., according to a Harvey County 911 dispatcher. Check back to Kansas.com later as more information becomes available.

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  20. PHOTOS: Grabbing bullfrogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... points to a bullfrog for Henry Claassen and Russ Vanover, in the lily pads at the legendary "frog pond" in Harvey County. Friday night and Saturday morning four people caught their combined limits of 64 in less than an hour, total. Jed Claassen, ...

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