WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man and woman have been charged in a road-rage shooting that wounded a 4-year-old boy in Wichita. Nineteen-year-old Tylin Atkinson, and 21-year-old Ramonyka Smith, both of Wichita, were charged Monday with criminal discharge of a firearm. Atkinson also faces a charge of aggravated assault and is jailed on $250,000 bond. […]
SHAWNEE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities have made an arrest in connection with a stolen vehicle. Just after 4pm Sunday a citizen noticed their vehicle was missing from the lot of the Shawnee County Department of Corrections (DOC) in Topeka, according to police Lt. Aaron Jones. Review of the camera system a suspect was identified […]
BARTON COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect in connection with a weekend shooting. Just before 5 a.m. October 20, officers from the Great Bend Police Department were dispatched to the 5900 block of Hemlock Dr. in reference to a shooting, according to a media release. Upon officers arrival, they located a 33-year-old […]
RENO COUNTY — A Kansas teen was injured in an accident just after 8:30a.m. Monday in Reno County. A Mazda passenger vehicle driven by Emily Morton, 17, was eastbound on 30th Avenue and stopped a the stop sign at 30th at Buhler Road just east of Hutchinson, according to the Reno County Sheriff’s Department. The […]
BARTON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on attempted-murder charges in connection with a shooting. Just after 10p.m. October 19, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 451 Northwest 40 Avenue in Barton County to a reported shooting, according to sheriff Brian Bellendir. Upon arrival, deputies identified Dustin Turner who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds […]
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TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer and members of the Eisenhower family participated in the official unveiling of a new statue honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the statehouse grounds Monday. The statue is located on the northwest lawn of the Capitol. It was an honor unveiling the new President Dwight Eisenhower statue this morning. Ike […]
SALINE COUNTY — Two Kansas teens are recovering from injuries in an accident on Friday in Saline County. A 2006 Suzuki Aerio driven by Couper Shutts, 18, Salina, was northbound on a gravel portion of Whitmore Road and lost control of the vehicle just past the intersection with Cloud Street, according to Saline County Sheriff […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The first living person to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War will speak at this year’s Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting. President Barack Obama awarded Salvatore Giunta the nation’s highest military honor for valor in November 2010. Giunta was honored for risking his life in 2007 to […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect after a fight at a motel left one man dead. Police say the victim was in a fight at a west Wichita motel early Monday before the shooting. The victim, a man in his 40s, died at a hospital. Police have not issued a description […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Police say one person died and three people were injured when an off-duty Kansas City police officer driving a department van hit another vehicle. Police spokesman Capt. Lionel Colon said the crash occurred Sunday afternoon on Interstate 435 near Arrowhead Stadium as Kansas City Chiefs fans were arriving for the […]
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SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an armed robbery and have a suspect in custody. Just before 9 p.m. Saturday, police responded to an armed robbery call at the NuWay, 6404 E. Central in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson. A 20-year-old male employee told police a suspect entered the business, indicated […]