Jury selection got underway Monday in the first-degree murder trial of one of three suspects in the March 31, 2013, shooting death of former Wichita South High football player Jordan Turner. Kristopher Wright, 21, is standing trial in the courtroom of District Judge Joseph Bribiesca.
A suspect in the rape of a 76-year-old woman last year made his first appearance in adult court Monday on rape and six other charges.
Three men were shot, one fatally, outside a nightclub near Lincoln and Hydraulic early Sunday morning, police said.
One of two people accused of wounding a Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputy last March pleaded no contest Friday in Sedgwick County District Court to several charges, including attempted first-degree murder.
The court order issued in December seemed like a logical compromise: Send a video camera into a DNA lab to record the testing of biological evidence in a capital murder case. There will be no retesting because the evidence will be destroyed. The camera will document the testing.
Prosecutors have filed additional charges against three 19-year-olds accused of stealing a wedding ring off of a dying womans finger last month.
A judge ruled Thursday that an 18-year-old Wichita man will stand trial as an adult in the rape of a 76-year-old woman that prosecutors said he committed when he was 17.
For three days, Wichita homicide detectives had few leads in the Aug. 4, 2012, death of Pheng Xiong, who was found with his throat slashed on a Saturday morning in his home at 830 S. Erie.
A Sedgwick County jury deliberated less than two hours Tuesday before convicting a Wichita man of all counts for his roles in the city’s first two homicides of 2013.
A Wichita man pleaded no contest Monday to three felony charges that accused him of furnishing alcohol to a 13-year-old girl and trying to sexually molest her.
A judge accepted not-guilty pleas Monday for a Pratt man charged with two counts of murder over the deaths of a pregnant woman and her fetus in a July shooting that also left a man paralyzed.
Jury selection began Monday in the first-degree murder trial of a Wichita man charged with breaking into another mans home and cutting his throat with a hunting knife.
Police Detective Jason Bartel said that by the fourth of six interviews with double-murder suspect Shawn Brown, Brown was having trouble keeping up with his lies.
An Oklahoma man accused of driving a truck through a security fence at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport earlier this week was charged Thursday in Sedgwick County District Court with criminal damage to property and criminal trespass.
A Wichita man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his role in the April 2013 death of a man who was shot while trying to sell a quarter-pound of marijuana.
A Wichita man pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge of second-degree murder in the Nov. 17 shooting death of a customer during the robbery of the BD Convenience Store at 1601 S. Hydraulic.
A man sought by authorities in connection with a bank robbery earlier this week in west Wichita surrendered to police Wednesday afternoon.
Three Wichita men are facing federal drug charges for conspiring to sell a pound of meth to an undercover investigator for $20,000 last week, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Wednesday.
Wichita police recorded two homicides in the first week of 2013. A jury was told Wednesday that evidence from both cases would be presented to them this week in a Sedgwick County courtroom.
A neighbor played a key role in helping police track down two burglars who investigators now think may be responsible for several crimes, authorities said.