Within view of where someone set a woman on fire in Fairmount Park, leaving a wide area of scorched grass visible again after the snow melted, Wichita police on Wednesday night held a neighborhood meeting about the crime.
Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Wednesday that a Wichita police officer was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a 30-year-old man who charged a sheriff’s deputy with a knife during a car stop in April.
Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County has announced it is offering a $2,500 reward for a tip that leads to an arrest in the late-night attack Friday in which someone raped, beat and set on fire a 36-year-old woman in Fairmount Park.
A Nevada man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 11 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing 80 pounds of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute the drug, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release.
Deon McPherson says he took a few breaths on a cold, foggy Friday night in Fairmount Park before running into a 100-yard-wide “ring of fire.” Inside the ring, he found a woman who police say had been set on fire.
Attorneys for a Wichita man accused of plotting a suicide bombing at Mid-Continent Airport are asking a judge to order the government to disclose whether mass surveillance first led authorities to the avionics technician.
Charging an elderly woman $8,800 for a tree-trimming job and other felonies has landed a 31-year-old man in prison for just over 3 1/2 years, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.
A 33-year-old Wichita man was convicted Friday of first-degree premeditated murder in the January 2013 meth-injection death of Shawn Lindsey, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.
An SUV weaved around traffic and was traveling at more than twice the posted speed limit in the seconds before it slammed into a car carrying a pregnant woman and her family, according to an affidavit outlining details of the collision that killed Trevadawn Pauley and her child in August.