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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.

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.

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