Parents with bench warrants on their child support cases involving the Kansas Department for Children and Families can get them lifted on amnesty day on Aug. 31 in Wichita, Kansas City, Hays, Topeka or Olathe.
Wichita lawyer Larry Toomey told an FBI agent that he was a compulsive gambler — who used some of his elderly client’s trust money for gambling. And the money was used for more than gambling, an affidavit says.
A bicycle rider was killed in a northeast Wichita crash Tuesday evening, officials said. Emergency crews were called to the 5300 block of East 21st Street North, between Oliver and Woodlawn, at around 9:15 p.m.
Dennis Clark Catron Sr., 72, and Dennis Clark Catron Jr., 39, of rural Elk City were killed when their car was “swept off the road” during heavy Kansas rainfall, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said.
Wichita Superintendent Alicia Thompson marked the first day of classes by riding a school bus to Minneha Elementary, where she urged students, teachers and the community to embrace the district’s new motto: “Dream, believe and achieve.”
A 25-year-old Wichita man, Hernan Quezada, was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Austen Wright of Wichita, who was killed in the Vixen’s Erotic Sports Bar parking lot Sunday.
Addison Lewis, 39, and Brandi Lewis, 25, both of Hutchinson, are charged with theft of government funds after Addison, a U.S. Army veteran, pretended to be blind to receive VA benefits, prosecutors say.
The Church of the Blessed Sacrament in College Hill is trying to raise money to update its organ that was put in when the church was built in the 1950s. The cost to repair the organ could range from $250,000 to $1,000,000.