Wichita police returned last week to the home where Louie previously was found and recovered other items from Joyland Amusement Park, including the Vampiress, ghosts and tombstones from the Whacky Shack, and Porky the Paper Eater’s face, according to Roger Nelson, son of Margaret and Stan Nelson, the longtime owners of the park.
On Tuesday, Wichitans will narrow the field of 10 mayoral candidates to two. But in most recent years, the number of registered voters who vote in primaries has been less than 12 percent. During the last mayoral primary in 2011, only 7.7 percent of registered voters cast ballots.
Few people are the sons or daughters of serial killers. But psychologists say all of us suffer trauma in life. How we respond defines us. One key, as Kerri Rawson’s psychologist said later, is who we have in our lives and how good they are at guiding us. Another key, as Kerri herself would say someday, is whether we can forgive the seemingly unforgivable.
For more than half a century, Louie the Clown played the Wurlitzer organ at Wichita’s Joyland Amusement Park. In a police briefing Thursday, Detective Matt Lang said Louie disappeared from Joyland sometime in 2005 or 2006 and was officially reported stolen in 2010.
Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record.
Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House and Democrats.
The Maryland parents investigated for letting their young children walk home by themselves from a park were found responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect in a decision that has not fully resolved their clash with authorities over questions of parenting and children’s safety.
The man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month kept pictures and detailed notes on parking activity in the condominium complex where the shootings occurred, according to a search warrant released Monday.
A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack at Wichita’s airport was “well on his way” to becoming a violent terrorist before authorities began investigating him, federal prosecutors argued Monday.
The more than 2,000 members of China's top legislative advisory body convened their annual meeting Tuesday, kicking off a political high season that will continue with the opening of the national congress later in the week.
The Wichita Eagle’s annual Oscar Ballot Contest offers a top prize of $350 worth of gift certificates to the Warren Theatres that are good not only for movie admission but also for anything else the theater sells.