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Girl going to N.C. to live with great-uncle in DCF custody case

This week, a 2 1/2-year-old girl is scheduled to leave Wichita to live with her older sisters in North Carolina.

Judges win final say on placements of unfit parents’ children

In a major ruling Friday, the state Supreme Court decided that local district judges will have final say on who gets the children after parents are judged unfit.

Man charged with murder in death involving stolen truck

A 34-year-old man was charged Thursday with first-degree felony murder in connection with the death of another man Saturday in an incident involving a stolen truck.

Wichita father sentenced to prison for abuse of infant son

A Wichita father who pleaded guilty to abusing and battering his infant son in January will spend nearly 3 1/2 years in prison for the crimes.

Man, 25, sentenced to over 13 years for role in fatal shootout outside Wichita restaurant

A Sedgwick County judge on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old Wichita man to more than 13 years in prison for his role in a fatal shootout between rival gangs outside a south Wichita restaurant in 2011.

Panel recommends public censure of Judge Timothy Henderson

A state panel has recommended to the Kansas Supreme Court that Sedgwick County Judge Timothy Henderson be disciplined by public censure for violating rules of judicial conduct.

Police arrest man in rape of jogger at east-side park

Police have arrested a man linked to the rape of a jogger at an east Wichita park last month.

Wichita group hopes to force vote to decriminalize marijuana

A determined group of Wichita marijuana advocates is hoping that by the next Fourth of July weekend, you’ll be able to light up more than fireworks.

Wichita police ticket black motorists at higher rate than whites, a third study finds

A Wichita State University study requested by the city found that Wichita police ticketed black motorists at disproportionately higher rates than white motorists.

Man killed in Wichita police shooting near Lincoln, Rock Road

A Wichita police officer responding to a 911 report of a "suicidal individual" shot and killed a man in southeast Wichita after the man ran at officers with a weapon, police said Friday afternoon.

Suspect arrested after standoff in Hutchinson

The Fourth of July proved to be less than safe and sane after a nine-hour standoff Friday in the area of 14th Avenue and Washington Street in Hutchinson.

Sex offender arrested at YMCA for behavior next to family pool

A man convicted of a child sex offense in California was arrested after he was seen fondling himself while watching young girls at the family pool of the Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA on Wednesday night, authorities said.

In wake of Wichita triple homicide, arms reach out to cradle baby left behind

After getting a call from an emergency dispatcher about a triple homicide, Wichita police Capt. Troy Livingston arrived at the scene a little before 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Kansas Supreme Court affirms two Sedgwick County murder convictions

The Kansas Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed murder convictions against two Sedgwick County residents, Kevin L. Brown and Kiara M. Williams, the court said.

Police: Uncle attacked by niece, others in front yard over money

Police are looking for three suspects after a man was attacked and robbed Tuesday in Wichita.

Man charged with capital murder in Wichita triple homicide

Vinh Van Nguyen was charged Friday with capital murder with three alternate charges of first-degree murder in connection with Tuesday’s triple homicide in southeast Wichita.

Driver in fatal Wichita chase receives life sentence

A Wichitan found guilty of first-degree murder after causing the death of another man during a high-speed chase was sentenced this week to life in prison.

Ex-Sedgwick County Jail deputy Kendall gets probation

A judge sentenced former Sedgwick County Jail deputy David Kendall to two years of probation for attempted unlawful sexual relations with inmates.

Wichita woman, 60, charged with running a prostitution business

A grand jury has indicted a 60-year-old Wichita woman on charges that she was running a city-licensed business as a front for prostitution.

Burrton man arrested in case involving death of 8-month-old son

A Burrton man was arrested Thursday in a case involving the death of his 8-month-old son, the Harvey County Sheriff’s Office said.

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