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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A 19-year-old detention deputy at the Sedgwick County Jail was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wal-Mart, 10600 W. 21st St. Wichita police issued a notice to appear in court for charges of petit theft.
The Kansas Supreme Court's decision overturning the death sentences for Reginald and Jonathan Carr was a tough reminder that the justices' job is not to be popular but to hold lower courts accountable – a responsibility at its most serious when the issue before the high court is whether the state should end somebody's life.
Central Star Credit Union said Monday its board has approved a merger with a larger, Garden City-based credit union.
Sen. Carolyn McGinn raised more than twice as much money as incumbent Richard Ranzau this year in the race for the District 4 seat on the Sedgwick County Commission, records showed Monday.
A building fire not far from downtown Wichita prompted authorities to close the exits from Kellogg to Seneca for a while Monday morning.
It's never surprising when an attorney from Foulston Siefkin LLP appears on the WBJ's list of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Wheat harvest has mostly wrapped up and temperatures have increased, so take a few days and cool off at Kansas Wheat's Annual Meeting and High Plains Journal's Wheat U on Aug. 4 and 5 in Wichita.
Author Trina Beasley is tired of watching talent leave Wichita. She knows that some of the most creative African-Americans have left her home city for artistic pursuits elsewhere.
Norma S. Pearson/Courtesy Vanessa Pearson, age 6, pets a goat in 1990 in the Children's Farm at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kan.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a state agency of failing to protect an 18-month-old El Dorado girl before she was killed.
A Sedgwick County District Court judge has signed orders to seize the assets of a candidate for the state House of Representatives.
The number of children in state custody has risen to record levels in Kansas, correlating with a rising number of child abuse and neglect complaints.
Why aren't the Carr brothers dead? They were given the death sentence. Why hasn't it been carried out? They deserve to die for what they did.
The following are The Eagle editorial board's recommendations in the contested primaries for governor, secretary of state and insurance commissioner.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:47 am
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