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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.

Riverfest reports theft of thousands in food court revenue

Somebody stole Riverfest’s lunch money.

Two houses fired on in north Wichita

Police are investigating what appears to have been two drive-by shootings a short distance apart early Friday morning in north Wichita.

Hutchinson work-release escapee captured in Wichita

A prisoner who walked away from work release at an egg-processing plant Saturday has been found in Wichita, Kansas Department of Corrections spokesman Jeremy Barclay said.

Osage County Jail inmate death ruled a suicide

The death of an inmate housed in the Osage County Jail has been ruled a suicide, a KBI spokesman said Thursday.

Husband faces trial in shooting of wife, two sons

A 38-year-old man is facing a July trial on charges he tried to kill his wife and two small children.

Murder trial in 2003 Valley Center compound death continued to Sept. 29

The trial of a man charged with murdering a woman at a Sedgwick County compound in 2003 has been continued to Sept. 29.

Pratt man charged with murder in January death of baby

A Pratt man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of an infant last January, the state Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday.

In Need of Care: Sedgwick County parents who allegedly beat, locked girl in basement charged with abuse

The parents of a 14-year-old Sedgwick County girl diagnosed by a doctor as a victim of child torture appeared in court Monday to face abuse charges.

Two charged with murder in Wichita 3-year-old’s death

Prosecutors on Monday charged a Wichita mother and her boyfriend with first-degree murder in the death of the woman’s 3-year-old daughter, who according to police had suffered beatings for maybe a month before her mother called 911.

37 years after ‘hideous’ crime, man is paroled to Sedgwick County

On the morning of June 23, 1977, Tammy Kershner said goodbye to her husband and left her 2-year-old son with a babysitter on her way to her job as a gas station attendant on South Broadway. She was 19. Her family never saw her alive again.

Police still searching for Fidelity Bank robber

Authorities are still looking for an armed man who robbed a Fidelity Bank branch in west Wichita on Wednesday morning.

Police: Girl, 3, had been beaten for a month before she died

Emma Krueger suffered beatings for perhaps a month before her mother called 911 on Monday night because the child wasn’t breathing, police officials said Thursday.

Fidelity Bank branch robbed in west Wichita

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Fidelity Bank branch Wednesday in west Wichita.

Wichita woman robbed while turning around in parking lot on Harry

What a Wichita woman thought would be a routine turn-around to get back to a corner she missed turned into a frightening ordeal early Tuesday morning, police said.

Oklahoma man who rammed truck through airport security gate pleads guilty to charges

An Oklahoma man who rammed his truck through a security gate at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport and was found waving documents at a small plane has pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and criminal damage to property.

Oklahoma man pleads guilty in Westar attempted burglary in Wichita

An Oklahoma man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of attempted burglary at a Westar Energy substation in December.

Shooting death of former South High football player brings two life sentences

Sex and stupidity killed his son Jordan last year, Frank Turner said.

Final of five defendants in deadly Oaklawn robbery sentenced for murder

The last of five defendants sentenced for murder in a deadly robbery in the Oaklawn area in 2011 received more than 11 years in prison Thursday.

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