Police

Dreamstime
January 06, 2018 - 11:07 am
Police in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, are investigating after a video posted on social media appeared to show two children being placed into the trunk of a car. The Kansas City Star reports that police on Thursday responded to a report that the children were placed in a trunk of a...
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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
January 01, 2018 - 4:41 am
Tyler Barriss — the man accused of making a swatting call in Wichita that left a 28-year-old man dead by police gunfire — is expected to appear in a California courtroom sometime this week in connection with the case. The court appearance would be the first step in bringing Barriss to Kansas to...
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Dreamstime
December 02, 2017 - 8:27 pm
Wichita Police say a shortage of officers isn't as bad as one of its captains claims. In an email, Patrol East Captain Kevin Mears stated his bureau is so short staffed that people are waiting up to two hours for an officer to show up to a call and some cops are pulling double duty. Wichita Deputy...
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Dreamstime
November 26, 2017 - 8:23 pm
Approximately at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to an unknown call for EMS at a residence in the 800 block of north Litchfield. Upon arrival officers located a 20 year old female resident of the home who was unresponsive. The female was pronounced deceased. This is not believed to be a...
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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 19, 2017 - 9:59 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage from the incidents may never become public. Records in unsolved criminal cases can remain closed indefinitely, even to victims' families. The Kansas City Star reports...
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Ted Woodward
November 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
Police are investigating a murder case in the northwest part of Wichita, near 21st Street North & 119th West. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says late Monday night, some property belonging to a woman was found in Andover. Wichita police went to the woman's house in the 2200 block of N. Parkridge, but...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
November 01, 2017 - 10:34 am
After 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to the report of what was being called an "active-shooter situation" in the northeast part Wichita at Goodwill Industries of Kansas, in the 3300 block of N. Webb Road. Police officer Charley Davidson says somebody found some bullets or shell casings in...
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KNSS
Steve Boyer
September 22, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Police have not released any names of an early morning shooting in Wichita. Officers were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 4500 block of East Bayley about 1:00 Friday morning. When they arrived, they found a 37 year-old man had been shot in the back. Officer Charley...
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