<![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 Overnight shooting injures one near Lincoln and Woodlawn http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29809132.html#storylink=rss A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital in serious condition

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Wichita man injures would-be burglar near Lincoln and Oliver http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29805658.html#storylink=rss Two men were arrested on charges of aggravated burglary and battery.

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Newton police responds to viral Taco Bell photo http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29804149.html#storylink=rss A Taco Bell worker wrote “PIG” on a food order for a Newton police officer and his fiancee Saturday night.

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Faraway strangers help to pay medical costs for sick Kansas girl http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29794141.html#storylink=rss Grayson Sutton’s medical problems have led to mounting medical bills. Halfway across the country, a man who had never met Grayson — who had never even been to Kansas — decided to design a set of 100 .22 rifles and donate all of the proceeds to help pay for Grayson’s bills.

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New book offers stories of broadcaster Larry Steckline’s career, life http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29790772.html#storylink=rss Larry Steckline is a statewide figure on Kansas television and radio.

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Wichita State adds program fees for engineering, health professions http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article29767276.html#storylink=rss The expanded fees will affect about one-third of Wichita State students, who will also pay the 3.6 percent tuition and fee increase approved by the Kansas Board of Regents in June.

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As racial issues gain attention, black churches play pivotal role in Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29757673.html#storylink=rss Black pastors have taken on a more prominent role in Wichita as racial issues have gained national and local attention.

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Driver dies after crashing into pond near Kellogg, Dugan (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29733850.html#storylink=rss A 21-year-old Wichita man died after crashing into a pond early Saturday morning near Kellogg and Dugan, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:48:00 CDT

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VIDEO: Car crashes into pond in west Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29749804.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:02:52 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29749804.html City counters claims by Wichita officer alleging age discrimination http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29745232.html#storylink=rss Lawyers for the city of Wichita have responded to an age-discrimination lawsuit by a police officer who alleges he was forced to resign from the elite SWAT unit.

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Officials dispute claim that Wichita is a ‘sanctuary city’ for illegal immigrants http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29745595.html#storylink=rss Is Wichita a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants? At least one national group that tracks immigration policy says yes.

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Convoy of Hope sees record turnout http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29753698.html#storylink=rss Although sponsors provided an estimated $1 million worth of free goods and services for needy families, it was not nearly enough.

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Man hospitalized after stabbing breaks pelvic bone http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29742757.html#storylink=rss A 37-year-old man was hospitalized with a stab wound and a broken pelvic bone after an argument with his girlfriend, police said.

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Haysville cop who fatally shot man last August won’t face charges (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29716603.html#storylink=rss Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett on Friday announced that the officer who fired the single round that killed Chad A. Leichhardt on Aug. 19, 2014, acted in defense of a woman when he employed deadly force.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:53:30 CDT

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VIDEO: No charges in Haysville police shooting http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29726041.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:22:56 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29726041.html Rally in Old Town denounces Sedgwick County budget cuts http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29721493.html#storylink=rss About 150 people gathered in Old Town Square in downtown Wichita on Friday, hoping to demonstrate public backlash against the cuts proposed in Sedgwick County’s 2016 recommended budget and sway some commissioners before the final budget is adopted Aug. 12.

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Suspect in Sedgwick County Courthouse threat a felon without gun rights, sheriff says http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29720869.html#storylink=rss Several times over the past year, people in downtown Wichita have called 911 to report a man carrying an assault rifle, with a handgun and ax tucked into his waistband.

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The top 4 scams in Wichita this past week http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29711419.html#storylink=rss Here’s a list of the main scams going around the Wichita area during the past week, according to the Sedgwick County Consumer Protection Division.

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Back-to-school information for Wichita and area districts http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article29696968.html#storylink=rss The big yellow buses will be running soon, as students in Wichita and surrounding districts return to class for another school year.

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VIDEO: Purple martins roost in Old Town http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29676403.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:45:37 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29676403.html VIDEO: Wichita police seek help in finding missing child http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29683294.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:34:21 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29683294.html VIDEO: Heartland Farm near Great Bend http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article29671009.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:08:38 CDT http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article29671009.html Wichita police search for 4-month-old boy missing for 3 weeks (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29693191.html#storylink=rss Wichita police are asking the public’s help in locating a 4-month-old child reported missing for about three weeks.

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Woman walking to relative’s house struck, killed by train next to K-15 http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29628760.html#storylink=rss A 39-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train Friday morning as she walked on the tracks south of K-15 and 31st South, police said.

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Motorcycle crash kills one near 47th, Woodlawn http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29628139.html#storylink=rss An airman at McConnell Air Force Base was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle early Friday morning, authorities said.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:02:25 CDT

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PHOTOS: Purple Martins swarm into Old Town http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29680930.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:16:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29680930.html Purple martins choose Old Town for late-summer roost (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29701987.html#storylink=rss Every evening for about the past week, thousands of purple martins have been gathering to roost in a small line of trees in Wichita’s party area. They’ll eventually migrate en masse to South America.

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Fleeing driver had warrant out for his arrest http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29671117.html#storylink=rss The man who attempted to flee Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies early Thursday morning in an incident that included a deputy firing a shot at the car was released from prison in mid-June – and already had a fresh warrant out for his arrest, authorities confirmed on Friday.

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Five reasons to be optimistic about animals and humans http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29635981.html#storylink=rss There are signs that in many respects human-animal relations are not as bad as the headlines this past week seemed.

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Police seek tips in July 14 Oaklawn shooting http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/crime-of-the-week/article29668057.html#storylink=rss Shortly before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, Sheriff’s deputies were called to a shooting in the 4600 block of South Brookhaven in Oaklawn. The victim, 23-year-old Welly Syakhasone, was taken to a hospital where he later died.

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