Law enforcement

Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 12:31 am
Police officials in Riley county are reminding drivers to move over when they see emergency vehicles with flashing lights. In a Friday Facebook post, the police department said that a vehicle struck one of its officers while he was conducting a traffic stop. The officer was taken to the hospital...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 11:00 pm
Certain situations in the past few months have local citizens questioning the procedures and policies of the Wichita police department. In December, Andrew Finch was shot and killed by police while standing on his front porch. In January, a Wichita police officer was charged with battery and...
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February 02, 2018 - 11:29 am
GOP-led House intelligence panel releases a memo alleging the FBI abused government surveillance in its Russia probe. READ HERE: FISA Memo
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Wichita police say a captain with the department is on unpaid administrative leave after a confrontation with a teenage referee during a youth basketball game. The incident happened Saturday in Augusta at a game involving fifth- and sixth-grade students. A video shows the police captain, who was...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 7:57 pm
A Captain with the Wichita Police Department has been placed on unpaid administrative leave because of an incident last weekend during a youth league sporting event in Augusta that is currently being investigated by Augusta police. A press release issued by Wichita police says according to policy,...
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Glendale Police
January 03, 2018 - 1:05 pm
A 25-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man faces a charge of making a false alarm, according to a warrant filed Wednesday in California. The Los Angeles County district attorney filed the fugitive-from-justice...
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Dreamstime
December 22, 2017 - 6:52 pm
Here's a study where most Kansans likely won't appreciate ranking toward the top... Quote Wizard, an online insurance comparison company, has released its list of the nations worst drivers ranked by state. Kansas again ranks the 13th worst state. The rankings are weighted and calculated from the...
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Dreamstime
November 23, 2017 - 8:27 pm
Drivers that were issued tickets during a now-suspended Wichita Police camera-based traffic enforcement pilot program, must pay their fines. Timothy Wier was hit with a $110 fine after he was caught making a left turn into the outside lane at 2nd and Washington in Old Town. To his surprise, the...
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Dreamstime
November 14, 2017 - 3:26 am
The use of body cameras by police has become more widespread, but there remain inconsistencies in how law enforcement agencies around the country deal with the footage. That's raising concerns among community activists who look to the videos to bring greater transparency to how police interact with...
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Dreamstime
November 13, 2017 - 10:20 am
Authorities have released the names of two Kansas City women killed in a triple shooting inside a home in the eastern part of the city. The Kansas City Star reports that police identified them Sunday as 25-year-old Yessenia Ahumada and 30-year-old Jennifer Zimmerman. Family members told police that...
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