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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A group of Wichitans hope to have enough petition signatures to force a citywide vote on changing the municipal code to decriminalize marijuana.
7 hrs ago | The Star Press
In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo police tape surrounds a gray car outside a Wichita, Kan., where a 10-month-old girl died after being left inside a hot car.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach said this week he didn't know which "churches" opposed the state's voting law.
Democrat Melody McCray-Miller raised $5,875 during the most recent campaign finance period in her bid to represent District 4 as a Sedgwick County commissioner.
An autopsy has confirmed a Kansas man whose body was found in his car after being there for up to three months committed suicide.
Voting centers in Wichita, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Goddard and Valley Center will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
A Kansas man accused of leaving his 10-month-old foster child in a hot car where she died was charged Wednesday with murder.
Prosecutors have charged a Kansas foster parent with murder in the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.
Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Wichita man whose 10-month-old foster daughter died after she was left in a hot car parked outside her home with one count of first-degree murder.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:12 pm
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