Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts

New system allows Kansans to track county inmates

Keeping up on the location or release of Kansas jail inmates is getting easier for victims, thanks to an automated notification system that’s being launched statewide. The system — called Victim Information and Notification Everyday, or VINE — is already in 19 counties and is expected to be implemented in the other 86 over the next two years, according to the Kansas Attorney General’s Office.

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'The clown I was looking for': Officer describes finding Louie the Clown

Wichita police sgt. Matthew Lang describes finding the iconic Joyland character Louie the Clown while searching a house in February of 2015. Lang was testifying in the preliminary hearing of Damian Mayes, who is accused of stealing Louie and other Joyland items. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
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