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April 17, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder in a 5-year-old child's shooting death now faces an additional murder count in a separate shooting. Jessie Hughes, 21, was charged in December in the July 2015 drive-by shooting death of Lily Coats-Nichols. Authorities believe the shooting to be a case...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon in the case against three Kansas militia members accused of scheming to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somalis. During closing arguments, Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Mattivi credited another militia member for alerting authorities,...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
April 17, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Police responded to a pair of shootings Monday afternoon in Wichita; they were both cases of domestic violence. The first case happened early in the afternoon, as a teenager shot his younger brother at a residence northeast of Central & Oliver, in the 800 block of N. Battin. Investigators say a...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
April 17, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Two more businesses were robbed Monday in Wichita. Two male suspects robbed Loan Max Title Loans at Pawnee & Southeast Boulevard on Monday afternoon; one of the suspects had a silver handgun, demanding money from a female employee. The two slender suspects were both wearing hoodies with the...
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KNSS News
April 17, 2018 - 11:46 am
The Wichita City Council has delayed a vote for a new Delano Neighborhood Plan. The plan is a community-wide vision of improvements and development for the neighborhood during the next 15 years. The plan's recommendations include a ballpark village that will replace the Lawrence Dumont Stadium site...
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April 17, 2018 - 11:17 am
Forecasters warned of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma battled blazes that have killed at least two people. Gusty winds and low humidity in drought-stricken areas will create dangerous fire...
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KNSS News
April 17, 2018 - 11:10 am
The mother of the man shot by a Wichita police officer in a deadly swatting incident, spoke in front of the Wichita city council Tuesday. Lisa Finch spoke for over 26 minutes, saying she had nightmares of the December 28, 2017 incident. "I want what happened to my son to be kept in front of the...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP
April 17, 2018 - 8:29 am
In Wichita, attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas. Patrick Stein, Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass...
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April 16, 2018 - 11:25 pm
A report, released by District Attorney Marc Bennett indicates officers reported making varied observations at the Finch home. Before the door was opened by Andrew Finch, officers reported seeing a silhouette in the home, believing it appeared as if someone was giving CPR to a wounded person. The...
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