| Aug 9, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Click here to see photos of the brown widow spider
Most people have heard of black widow spiders, but an even more venomous brown widow spider, Latrodectus geometricus has been confirmed in Kansas according to a local exterminator.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:39 AM
A national campaign to catch drunk drivers kicks off this weekend and the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department has a new tool to help catch people driving under the influence.
Friday the department unveiled a trailer filled with equipment like road...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Police arrest a mother they say drove her two young daughters from Kansas City to Wichita so they could have sex with a man in a motel.
Police say, the 34-year-old woman had her daughter have sex with James Brown, a 47-year-old registered sex offender....
| Aug 14, 2011
| 5:54 AM
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol conduct a DUI checkpoint in West Wichita.
The checkpoint was set up in the West-bound lanes of 21st St. North, just east of Ridge Road. It was in operation from 11:00pm Saturday to...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Every seat in the Sedgwick County Commission room was full of people against a proposed construction and demolition landfill. Fifteen told county commissioners a C&D landfill could potentially contaminate ground water, negatively impact property values...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 1:04 PM
Sedgwick County is considering saving land near the Kansas Coliseum to build another jail. County commissioners discussed the future of the coliseum property during a staff meeting Tuesday. The property consists of 208 acres. Right now only 66 acres, the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Sedgwick County election officials went through the records of every active and inactive voter to get rid of any discrepancies.
In the process, they removed deceased voters from the rolls and made sure every active voter is listed with a correct date...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:33 PM
The Kansas Attorney General said Thursday that a Sedgwick County Court sentenced Francisco Montes, Jr., Derby, to nearly two years in prison after he pled guilty to two counts of unlawful acts relating to the Medicaid program and one count of making a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Because their families can't live without food, The United Methodist Open Door Ministry is Debra Collins and Tina Steward's lifeline.
"I wouldn't have any food if it wasn't for the food bank," Collins says.
"I'm searching for a job right now," Steward...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s office said Tuesday that during a recent DUI patrol they made 52 arrests for driving while intoxicated, issued 18 seatbelt citations and 185 citations for other traffic violations. 184 vehicles total were stopped....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Sedgwick County Commissioners threw it out as a possibility - using 40 acres of the Kansas Coliseum property for a satellite jail.
Tuesday night, the Valley Center City Council voted to draft a resolution saying the city does not support that idea.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced five more people to his list of notable Kansans Wednesday.
The notables honored this afternoon were Clyde Cessna, Samuel Crumbine, Amelia Earhart, Joseph McCoy, and C.B. Schmidt.
The event was part of an effort...