<![CDATA[Local News | The Wichita Eagle & Kansas.com]]> http://www.kansas.com/news/local/ en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:05:32 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:05:32 CDT Local 60 Volunteers beautify ape habitats at Sedgwick County Zoo http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19558074.html#storylink=rss The IMA volunteers were just one of many groups helping out across Wichita on a sparkling Saturday.

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Police seek help in Kwik Shop robbery http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/crime-of-the-week/article19454520.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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19 things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (April 25-26) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19454871.html#storylink=rss It’s a musical weekend, with many concerts — outdoors as well as indoors — taking place in the Wichita area. Here are some of them, along with a few other things to do this last weekend of April:

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Man forced at gunpoint to drive across town from west-side QuikTrip http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19636929.html#storylink=rss As a 57-year-old driver was leaving the QuikTrip at 13th and West Street on Saturday morning, he was flagged down by two men.

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Pawnee Furniture store robbed Saturday http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19636521.html#storylink=rss Shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, Pawnee Furniture was robbed by a 30-year-old man who walked into the store and pointed a handgun at the 78-year-old owner.

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Pizza Hut employee attacked with baseball bat, robbed of pizza and pop http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19636032.html#storylink=rss A 62-year-old Pizza Hut delivery man was robbed of his pizzas and pop in the 400 block of North New York on Saturday.

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Police: Man punched and kicked by three men in north Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19626537.html#storylink=rss Wichita police are searching for three men who may have beaten a 42-year-old man.

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Man reports attempted robbery while driving near Hillside and Murdock http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19621341.html#storylink=rss Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Wichita police were called to Murdock and Hillside after a 60-year-old man reported someone had tried to rob him at gunpoint.

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Wichita school board to consider Coleman Middle School bond project http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article19585905.html#storylink=rss Coleman Middle School will get a $1.35 million classroom addition and storm shelter if Wichita school board members approve a proposed bond project Monday.

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Accidental shootings on the rise in Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19574409.html#storylink=rss There have been seven accidental shootings in Wichita through April 20, police Lt. James Espinoza said. That compares with 19 in all of 2013 and 24 last year.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:13:14 CDT

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Wichita police seek suspect in armed robbery at Subway http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19574094.html#storylink=rss Wichita police officers are searching for a male suspect in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at the Subway store at 3410 S. Hydraulic.

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Group celebrates Pillow Fight Day at Riverside Park http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19561989.html#storylink=rss It’s not every day you see a pillow fight in Central Riverside Park.

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Sedgwick County deputy, one other receive serious injuries in crash http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19557132.html#storylink=rss A Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputy is being treated for serious injuries resulting from a car accident Saturday afternoon in Park City.

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Speeding a deadly problem in Wichita, the nation, officials say http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19526556.html#storylink=rss Around Wichita, there has been a string of deadly crashes over the past year in which investigators suspected speeding.

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Grants available for young athletes through Genesis Foundation http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19546377.html#storylink=rss The Genesis Foundation for Fitness & Tennis, a Wichita-based nonprofit, will award $500 to $2,500 grants for young athletes or athletic groups in need of financial support.

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Pizza Hut delivery driver robbed near Lincoln and Oliver http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19508592.html#storylink=rss Three male suspects robbed a Pizza Hut delivery driver at 11 p.m. Friday in the 4800 block of East Gilbert, police said Saturday.

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Two men arrested in aggravated assault case involving cars http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19491417.html#storylink=rss Two men were arrested Friday night in connection with an aggravated assault in the 100 block of South St. Clair, police said Saturday.

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Man approaches woman, asks to take her young daughter to McDonald’s http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19476009.html#storylink=rss A woman and her 9-year-old daughter were walking in the 600 block of North Broadway at 5 p.m. Friday when a man approached and asked if he could take the girl to McDonald’s, police said Saturday.

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Couple accused of toting kids on crime spree charged with robbery, child endangerment http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19433508.html#storylink=rss A couple who police say went on a crime spree this week with their two young children asleep in their getaway car have been charged with multiple counts of robbery and child endangerment.

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Oaklawn thrift shop to host grand opening Monday http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19427193.html#storylink=rss Building used to house a strip club.

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Fantasy sports leagues don’t violate Kansas constitution, attorney general says http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19424208.html#storylink=rss The Kansas Attorney General says fantasy sports leagues, as defined by a bill that proposes to legalize them in Kansas, are games of skill — not chance — and therefore not a violation of the state’s constitution.

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Park and Recreation Department mascot unveiling ceremony rained out http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19348620.html#storylink=rss Buddy the Bison will have to wait a little longer before making his official debut.

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Free admission to Kansas state parks on Saturday http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19432020.html#storylink=rss Special events, along with free admission, are planned at El Dorado and Cheney state parks.

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Hodgeman County sheriff’s deputy charged with murder, child abuse in son’s death http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19425918.html#storylink=rss A sheriff’s deputy in Hodgeman County has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of his 2-month-old son.

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Wichita school board could resolve varsity letter issue Monday http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article19409604.html#storylink=rss Leaders of a local sports league for special-needs students plan to recommend that schools award regular varsity athletic letters to Tri-County Sports League athletes who meet eligibility and participation requirements.

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$10,000 reward offered in capture of men who broke into home, robbed coin shop http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19408272.html#storylink=rss The reward offer is being funded by an anonymous donor.

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Officials: Sedgwick County’s sirens should work as advertised http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19407375.html#storylink=rss If another delay occurs, every siren in the county will be activated.

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Better Business Bureau offers tips on how best to use your tax refund http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article19400652.html#storylink=rss According to the IRS, the average tax refund as of April 3 was $2,815. That’s a big chunk of change.

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Couple beaten near Lincoln, Oliver http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19391061.html#storylink=rss A 27-year-old man told Wichita police he and his girlfriend were attacked and beaten by two men while they were walking home Thursday evening in the 1300 block of South Terrace, near Lincoln and Oliver.

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Man attacked near Hydraulic, I-135 http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article19388052.html#storylink=rss A 42-year-old homeless man suffered minor cuts and scratches to his face when he was attacked while sleeping outside near Hydraulic and I-135 early Friday morning. His three attackers got away with the man’s black vinyl backpack, some clothing and possibly a cellphone, Wichita police Lt. Joe Schroeder said.

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