Sedgwick County Newswire

Sedgwick County Newswire

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  1. More than a dozen sheriff races to be resolved in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Stevenson said he has worked in law enforcement since 1970, including stints with Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office and Medicine Lodge Police Department. Ricke could not be reached before deadline. Brazzell said he has more ...

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  2. Kansas judge rules 17,500 suspended voters can cast ballots in all racesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    ... of those 17,000 who are not U.S. citizens," Kobach said after the ruling. "a What's the real number in Sedgwick County? I don't know. Is it 50? Is it 200? Is it 500? Then you multiply that times five." "That's the problem and that's why Kansas ...

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  3. Secretary of the Air Force visits McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... glasses brightened up his world. (Video courtesy of Tom Rose) A simulator in the basement of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Shooting Range near Lake Afton provides thousands of scenarios for officers and trainees to better determine ...

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  4. Convicted killer tied to Mid-Missouri murder denied parole in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KMIZ

    ... Priest has been accused of killing. Priest stood trial for the deaths of Mayhugh and Freida Bayliff in Sedgwick County, Kan., but the jury only convicted him of Mayhugh's shooting death. While in prison for that crime, prosecutors charged Priest ...

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  5. 2 treated for smoke inhalation after inmate sets fire at Segwick County Jail in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Authorities say two inmates were treated for minor smoke inhalation after a fire was started inside a cell at the Sedgwick County Jail. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that an inmate started the fire early Thursday.

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  6. Intern takes the wheel on a school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... glasses brightened up his world. (Video courtesy of Tom Rose) A simulator in the basement of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Shooting Range near Lake Afton provides thousands of scenarios for officers and trainees to better determine ...

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  7. Letters on DNC e-mails, Clinton, zoo, Elliott, Keith, MastersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... can only assume that he is a good guy if he's wearing a police uniform. Regarding the kerfuffle between the Sedgwick County Commission and the zoo: If the zoo ain't broke, don't fix it. As a lawyer who serves as a municipal court prosecutor in ...

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  8. Lightning strike sparks fire at west Wichita motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... glasses brightened up his world. (Video courtesy of Tom Rose) A simulator in the basement of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Shooting Range near Lake Afton provides thousands of scenarios for officers and trainees to better determine ...

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  9. Sims seeks second full term as sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ParsonsSun.com

    ... coming in again, as the county is housing prisoners from the Kansas Department of Corrections and now from Sedgwick County. The jail this month achieved compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act after an audit earlier in the month. This is a ...

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  10. Man fatally injured girlfrienda s toddler because of argument, cellmate testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    A man charged with murdering his girlfriend's 17-month-old daughter injured the girl to the point of death because he didn't like her biological father and was upset that he and the father had been arguing, according to testimony Thursday from his former Sedgwick County Jail cellmate. Michael C. Ross, 21, was coming down off of a nightlong drug binge when he grabbed Grace Harris' arm and yanked her off a kitchen countertop, "side-swiped" the toddler's legs out from under her as she played in the bathroom sink and purposely tipped a heavy television over onto her while he babysat her and her 4-year-old sister on Nov. 9, 2014, Demarco Rippatoe testified during Ross' preliminary hearing Thursday in Sedgwick County District Court.

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  11. North part of county continues to growRead the original story

    Thursday | Ark Valley News

    North part of county continues to grow By Chris Strunk Last Updated: July 28, 2016 More and more people are calling north Sedgwick County home. According to 2015 population figures certified by the Secretary of State on July 1 and released last week, cities in this part of the county have grown like no other since 2014.

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  12. Body found in Arkansas RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... and Grove on Saturday. (Video by Jaime Green / July 25, 2016) A simulator in the basement of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Law Enforcement Shooting Range near Lake Afton provides thousands of scenarios for officers and trainees to better determine ...

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  13. In Sedgwick County, special interest politics on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    ... to keep up." A few days ago I showed how the campaign finance report for David Dennis, a candidate for Sedgwick County Commission , was full of contributions from people who regularly ask government for special favors and subsidy, people who ...

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  14. Letters on racial tensions, Peterjohn, Dennis, Tabor, Hawkins, pro-life guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... possible level while ensuring responsible government spending? Then Karl Peterjohn is your candidate for the Sedgwick County Commission, District 3. Peterjohn has been an advocate for accountable government spending for decades. He promotes ...

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  15. Wichita is having a pretty good yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... business like ours because (our customers) are, maybe, working harder and valuing their non-paid time more." Sedgwick County saw spending growth of nearly 2 percent so far in 2016 compared to a year ago, based on sales tax receipts. Between June ...

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  16. Services to be held Saturday for Northwest High student who a brought joy to everybodyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Sebastian said. He has two siblings, Ashley and Jordan Houle. Kevin Fish, executive director of the Arc of Sedgwick County and father of a Northwest cheerleader who grew up with Dalton, said he was impressed by how students from "every faction of ...

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  17. DCF secretary says she won't resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in the community. (Video by Fernando Salazar / The Wichita Eagle) To celebrate National Zookeeper Week, Sedgwick County Zoo zookeepers posed as their animals and posted the photos on social media, with #ZookeepersAsAnimals. Here is a ...

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  18. A Sedgwick County budget hearing of oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Last summer, dozens of supporters of public health, culture, recreation, economic development and the arts overfilled Sedgwick County's commission room for the first hearing on the 2016 budget . The 32-year-old native Wichitan recently returned home after spending six years in Sydney, Abu Dhabi and San Francisco.

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  19. Police briefing on missing teen found TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in the community. (Video by Fernando Salazar / The Wichita Eagle) To celebrate National Zookeeper Week, Sedgwick County Zoo zookeepers posed as their animals and posted the photos on social media, with #ZookeepersAsAnimals. Here is a ...

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  20. Dennis draws more donations than Peterjohn, including from zoo board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    County challenger David Dennis has far outraised and outspent Commissioner Karl Peterjohn since the beginning of the year, in part due to donations from a dozen trustees on the Sedgwick County Zoo board. Dennis raised $53,710 in contributions, including those from former sheriff Mike Hill, former commissioner Tom Winters, Medical Society director Jon Rosell and Wichita City Council member Bryan Frye.

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