Sedgwick County Newswire

Sedgwick County Newswire

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

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  1. Wichita police continue to track leads in missing child caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... police Lt. Joe Schroeder confirmed last week the father's name is Gary McKensey Moore Jr. He was stopped by Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies in the 5500 block of West 21st Street, near Sedgwick County Park, on Wednesday and was arrested and booked ...

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  2. Man facing charges over 'storm the courthouse' posts on...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | ABA Journal

    A 22-year-old man charged with making a threat on Facebook to " storm the courthouse '" in connection with a controversial Kansas felony-murder trial says he made a "poor word choice" and is sorry, but never intended a threat to anyone. Samuel McCrory told KAKE that he wanted to meet with the Sedgwick County district attorney and now realizes he should simply have made an appointment.

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  3. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Legalization of pot and alternative lifestyle, the array of presidential candidates - all these events foretell the coming of the Rapture. If you wonder what the term "picking winners and losers" means, just watch Sedgwick County Commissioners Richard Ranzau, Karl Peterjohn and Jim Howell.

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  4. Could county live on non-Wichita dollars alone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Sedgwick County Commission is newly drawing bright lines between the county and city of Wichita, including by backing away from city-county funding partnerships on planning, economic development and alternative corrections. But could the county live on non-Wichita dollars alone? Wichitans represent 75 percent of Sedgwick County residents and pay about 75 percent of the property taxes that help fund the county's budget.

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  5. Letters on county cuts, KANSEL, health department, consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... clear to me that what's good for Wichita is typically good for the region. However, proposed budget cuts by Sedgwick County for 2016 have the potential to limit city of Wichita plans and services next year. I understand what the majority of the ...

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  6. Kansas officer who fatally shot suspect wona t be chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... Championship' began on Friday in Topeka and will run through Sunday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Friday the officer who shot 40-year-old Chad Leichhardt at a Haysville apartment was lawfully ...

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  7. Proposed new DNA lab for forensic center in Sedgwick County is on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... any surface. As evidence, it can be key to identifying or eliminating a suspect. A proposed expansion at the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center would meet increasing demand for DNA evidence, improve the ability to prevent contamination ...

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  8. Two hurt when car crashes into pond near Kellogg, DuganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Two people were hurt - one of them seriously - when a car crashed into a pond early Saturday morning, authorities said. Someone called 911 just before 12:30 a.m. Saturday to say there was a car in a small pond near Kellogg and Dugan, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said.

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  9. VIDEO: Protesters rally against budget cuts in Old TownRead the original story

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Protesters against the proposed budget cuts by the Sedgwick County Commission gathered in the Old Town Square, where they signed petitions and took in some entertainment Friday. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  10. 9 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Welcome to August! Here are some of the things going on in the Wichita area this first weekend of the month: NBC World Series, baseball games throughout the day and night starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday , Lawrence-Dumont Stadium; $6 to $10 for each session starting at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.; nbcbaseball.com, 316-977-9400, www.selectaseat.com. Back to School Bash at the Sedgwick County Zoo, admission $1, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 5555 Zoo Blvd.; donations of school supplies will be collected for needy children; www.scz.org.

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  11. Challenging, criticizing executives routine for RanzauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Richard Ranzau startled many observers by scolding major employer Spirit AeroSystems in a public hearing Wednesday, in response to a company executive who asked the county not to reduce funding for the Wichita Area Technical College, Sedgwick County Zoo or Exploration Place. But Ranzau and fellow Commissioner Karl Peterjohn routinely challenge and criticize business executives who come before the commission as part of proposed economic development partnerships with the city - questioning their plans, the accuracy of their numbers and even the sincerity of the need for the requested incentives.

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  12. No charges in Haysville police shootingRead the original story

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett discusses how he determined a Haysville police officer who fatally shot Chad Leichhardt last August would not face criminal charges. Video by Amy Renee Leiker The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  13. Haysville cop who fatally shot man last August wona t face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    A Haysville police officer who shot and killed a 40-year-old man who held a woman at knife point last August won't face criminal charges. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett on Friday announced that the officer who fired the single round that killed Chad A. Leichhardt on Aug. 19, 2014, acted in defense of the woman when he employed deadly force.

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  14. Rally in Old Town denounces Sedgwick County budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    People sign a poster on the stage during a rally protesting Sedgwick County's proposed budget cuts in the Old Town Square on Friday. People gather to watch entertainers during a rally protesting Sedgwick County's proposed budget cuts Friday in Old Town Square.

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  15. The top 4 scams in Wichita this past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Here's a list of the main scams going around the Wichita area during the past week, according to the Sedgwick County Consumer Protection Division. The division was contacted by 43 consumers between July 23 and July 29. Here are the top four scams and the number of people who reported them.

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  16. Wichita police search for 4-month-old boy missing for 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... since. The father also was carrying a blue floral-print diaper bag. On Wednesday, the father was stopped by Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies in the 5500 block of West 21st Street, near Sedgwick County Park, and was arrested and booked into jail on ...

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  17. Suspect in Sedgwick County Courthouse threat a felon without gun rights, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2011 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... if the man is who authorities suspect he was, it turns out he might have been breaking the law after all, Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said Friday. A man who was arrested Thursday on suspicion of threatening to attack the Sedgwick County ...

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  18. Police seek tips in July 14 Oaklawn shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputies investigate the scene where a 23-year-old man was shot several times in an Oaklawn neighborhood on July 14. Law enforcement officers investigate the scene where a 23-year-old man was shot several times in an Oaklawn neighborhood on July 14. Shortly before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, Sheriff's deputies were called to a shooting in the 4600 block of South Brookhaven in Oaklawn. The victim, 23-year-old Welly Syakhasone, was taken to a hospital where he later died.

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  19. Man is acquitted in felony-murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook postsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | ABA Journal

    Concerned that Kyler Carriker would be convicted in a controversial Kansas felony-murder case, Samuel McCrory made a few postings on Facebook, officials say. In fact, Carriker was acquitted Thursday by a Sedgwick County jury.

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  20. Woman killed by train while walking down railroad tracksRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | KHGI

    ... ame has not been released as police try to track down her relatives. Krok says she was staying in a house in Sedgwick County.

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