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Sedgwick County (Kansas)

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  • Prosecutors Amend Rape Charges in Parking Lot Attack

    Prosecutors Amend Rape Charges in Parking Lot Attack
    Prosecutors in Wyandotte County amended rape charges to attempted rape to make sure that the man accused of the attack in a Wal-Mart parking lot will spend the rest of his life in prison. Wesley Watson, 55, was out on parole for a 1980 rape and sodomy...
  • Wichita leaders "cautiously optimistic" on tanker deal

    Wichita leaders "cautiously optimistic" on tanker deal
    With the tanker deal coming to Wichita, civic leaders are excited with the jobs that will come with it. It wasn't a big production - just two elected officials giving a high-five. A decade of efforts - starts, stops, and disappointments - all summed up...
  • Free dental clinic for kids without insurance

    Free dental clinic for kids without insurance
    Kansas is almost failing when it comes to kids and dental care. The organization "Oral Health Care America" gave the state a "D" grade for access to pediatric dentists. The Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition is trying to improve that rating. Its...
  • Tornadoes in northwest Kansas, Hail around the state

    Tornadoes in northwest Kansas, Hail around the state
    A stubborn storm system that spawned multiple tornadoes is blamed for damage and destruction to several homes in a northwest Kansas county. At least three tornadoes were spotted Monday afternoon in open country in Norton County, with others reported in...
  • Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend

    Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend
    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND- June 24th - June 26th Fetchtoto.com "fetching" you all things Kansas! The weekend is almost here and there are plenty of things happening in our local area. Whether you want to listen to some great music or savor the...
  • Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office receives donation for K-9 Unit

    Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office receives donation for K-9 Unit
    The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office received a donation on 6-23-2011, that will bring comfort to the hard-working dogs of the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit.Invisible Fence of Central Kansas has donated three Kuranda beds to the K-9 Unit. The...
  • CASA to host 30th Anniversary CASAino Royale Celebration

    CASA to host 30th Anniversary CASAino Royale Celebration
    (Wichita, Kan.) – Established in 1981 as the first CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program in Kansas and the 15th in the nation, CASA of Sedgwick County is celebrating 30 years of child advocacy in Kansas. To commemorate the milestone,...
  • Kansas receives federal grants for crime reduction

    Kansas receives federal grants for crime reduction
    Kansas will receive more than $3.6 Million for crime reduction through a federal grant. Today Governor Sam Brownback's office announce the recipients of the 2012 Federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. Statewide, programs will...
  • Sex offenders must register more often in Kansas

    Sex offenders must register more often in Kansas
    Whether someone is a sex offender, violent offender or drug offender come July first, Kansas will keep better track of them. That's when a new law goes into effect requiring offenders register in the county they live more often.   It's to put Kansas in...
  • Sedgwick County receives funds once directed for Planned Parenthood

    Sedgwick County receives funds once directed for Planned Parenthood
    It's a fight over funding, but some say it's really about abortion.  Planned Parenthood is suing the State of Kansas. The group is upset the state gave away federal money meant for them.  The funds are instead being given to clinics in Sedgwick County and...
  • Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend

    Top 5 Things To Do In Wichita This Weekend
    Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend - July  15th - 17th Interested in supporting your local community? If so, there are several events to attend this weekend. Come by Wichita’s Old Town Farmer’s Market and purchase fresh foods or enjoy an...
  • Registered sex offender faces new charges

    Registered sex offender faces new charges
    James Brown, a registered sex offender since 2006, was formally charged Friday following his arrest related to two young girls from Kansas City. The new charges are 10 counts of rape and 10 counts of aggravated human trafficking. He is being held on a...