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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.

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.

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