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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.

Boyfriend draws 70-month prison sentence in case involving child’s death from house fire

A man who was supposed to be watching his girlfriend’s children when one died in a Wichita house fire was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison.

Two Wichita men charged with first-degree murder in weekend shooting death

Two Wichita men were charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in southeast Wichita last weekend.

Mother of 6-year-old girl killed in Wichita house fire granted probation

In a child-death case that split the community, both the defense attorney and the district attorney on Wednesday recommended probation.

Wichita man sentenced to life in prison in College Hill stabbing

A Wichita man convicted of first-degree murder in a stabbing death in College Hill Park was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.

Sheriff’s Office links Yorkies to financial crimes case

A fraudulently purchased Yorkshire terrier has been returned to Petland after Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputies found evidence of its owners’ financial crimes, sheriff’s Lt. David Mattingly said Wednesday.

EZ Stop Smoke Shop near Seneca, Kellogg burglarized

Three people burglarized the EZ Stop Smoke Shop in west Wichita early Wednesday morning, police said.

Second arrest made in fatal house party shooting in southeast Wichita

A second arrest has been made in connection with the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in southeast Wichita early Saturday morning, police said Tuesday.

After Wichita triple homicide, hearts ache

A woman, her daughter and her son-in-law were gunned down in their southeast Wichita house early Tuesday morning, police said, and the woman’s boyfriend has been arrested on suspicion of capital murder.

Wichitan pleads guilty to what witnesses called a revenge murder

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder involving a case that witnesses said was a revenge killing.

Police identify victim in shooting near Lincoln and Webb; man arrested

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting early Saturday morning that was the culmination of a clash between rival gang members who showed up uninvited to the same house party, a Wichita police official said.

Man sought in connection with Wichita homicide investigation

Wichita police said Saturday that a 19-year-old man sought in connection with the city’s latest homicide investigation is at large and should be considered “armed and extremely dangerous.”

Inmate who walked away from Winfield Correctional Facility found

An inmate who walked away from the Winfield Correctional Facility was found near Udall on Saturday evening, about 16 hours after his escape, the Kansas Department of Corrections said.

Man earns life sentence for role in 2013 meth-injection homicide

A Wichita man was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the meth-injection death of Shawn Lindsey early last year.

Judge weighing whether lawsuit against DCF in El Dorado girl’s death should proceed

A judge heard arguments Thursday but didn’t rule on whether a lawsuit over the killing of an 18-month-old El Dorado girl should be dismissed.

Wichita chief: Police checking on girl did ‘everything they could’

Wichita Police Chief Norman Williams said Tuesday that officers did everything they could have done in responding to a 911 call about 3-year-old Emma Krueger about three weeks before she was allegedly murdered.

Man pleads guilty in attempted theft of car with woman, child inside

A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to several charges linked to the attempted hijacking of a vehicle with a woman and young child inside last March.

Two face criminal charges in fatal shootings in southwest Wichita

Two men are facing criminal charges related to a feud that left a man and a woman dead from gunfire late last month outside a southwest Wichita apartment complex, but as of Friday, no one has been charged with murder or another homicide offense in the case.

Sedgwick County jailer charged with criminal threats

A Sedgwick County jailer who allegedly threatened co-workers by phone last month has been charged with two counts of criminal threat.

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