The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is requesting assistance from the community in locating 23-year-old Maurice Hall of Garland, Texas, who is wanted in connection to the shooting at the Stryker Sports Complex.
In connection with a now-exposed plot to politically defeat Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple with a false attack ad, FactFinder 12 obtained a second recording involving one of three elected representatives accused of playing a part in the scheme.
A Wichita City Council member reported a man’s text messages to police after he said those messages “took a threatening tone” toward Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple, a probable cause affidavit laying out details leading to criminal charges explains.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Tuesday (Oct. 27, 2020) will hear an appeal in the case of a Hutchinson man convicted of killing his mother and sister by setting his family’s home on fire in September of 2013.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said a 42-year-old man is in the Sedgwick County Jail on a second-degree murder charge after a 40-year-old woman died from her injuries that an investigation determined was the result of an aggravated battery.
A Barber County District Court judge on Wednesday sentenced 42-year-old Ora Munger to 351 months (29 years, three months) for one count of attempted second-degree murder, three counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of mistreatment of an elder person, and one count of criminal damage.
On the national scale, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts $26 billion in unemployment benefits were sent to scam artists by mistake. The KDOL is investigating how fraudulent claims were paid out by the state, and just how much money this will cost taxpayers.
In a 28-page review of the case, reviewing investigation details and citing state law, Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett on Monday announced that two officers who fired shots that fatally wounded a man involved in a May 23, 2019 standoff at a south Wichita apartment complex, won’t face criminal charges.