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Local man indicted on child porn charges

Local man indicted on child porn charges By Matt Heilman Last Updated: April 17, 2014 Two weeks after detectives with the Sedgwick County Exploited and Missing Child Unit took a suspect into custody from a Park City residence, the identity of the suspect and the charges he's facing were revealed.

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Related Topix: Park City, KS

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas oil production jumps; natural gas continues decline

Oil production in Kansas took another leap in 2013, rising 7.2 percent from the year before, while natural gas production in the state continued its long slide, according to final figures compiled by the Kansas Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Geology, Science, Harper County, KS, Comanche County, KS, Barber County, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Senate candidate Chad Taylor to speak at South Sedgwick County Democratic Club

Chad Taylor, the district attorney in Topeka and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the keynote speaker at an April 26 fundraiser for the South Sedgwick County Democratic Club.

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Related Topix: US News, Wichita, KS, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Charities receive checks from Starbird-Devlin Car Show proceeds

The Arc of Sedgwick County, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starkey, Inc. each received a check Wednesday for $38,400.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita man charged with sex crimes against young girls, including rape

A 31-year-old Wichita man arrested late last week on suspicion of child rape was charged Wednesday with multiple sex crimes against four young girls, the oldest of whom are 8. Steven T. Walters is facing one count of rape, one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and four counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, according to a criminal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WIBW-TV Topeka

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Northwest Sedgwick County Field

Emergency crews are on scene after a small plane made an emergency landing in a field in northwest Sedgwick County.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KAKE

Boy playing with lighter sets house on fire

A boy playing with a lighter is believed to be responsible for a house fire Tuesday morning in south Wichita.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas African American Museum returns city land, postpones new building construction

The land has been given back to the city – 1.2 acres in the museum district, leased to the museum for $1 a year in 2005 with the expectation money would be raised toward the construction of a new building.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Capital-Journal

Kansas court furloughs possible as budget covers $2M of $8.25M shofrtfall

State court officials are unsure whether a Kansas budget approved this year by the Legislature will allow them to avoid furloughs for employees, while still providing additional funding for operations and a new document system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Wichita, KS, US Governors

KAKE

Public invited to discuss future of Wichita tonight

County and city leaders are hosting the first public meeting about the Community Investments Plan -- an initiative to look at policies and investments for the next 20 years.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Wichita health care providers working on end-of-life care initiative

The Medical Society of Sedgwick County, Via Christi Health and Wesley Medical Center are leading an effort for a new initiative aimed at improving end-of-life care.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Man arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing five girls

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually molesting five girls – the oldest of whom is 8 – over a period spanning years, authorities said Monday.

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The Wichita Eagle

Officers issue 25 seat-belt citations in Sedgwick County operation

Sedgwick County sheriff's officers issued citations for 25 seat-belt violations during a seat-belt enforcement patrol, the Sheriff's Office office said Monday.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

The Capital-Journal

Sedgwick County judge faces complaints

The Wichita Eagle reports the Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed a "Notice of Formal Proceedings" concerning Judge Timothy Henderson.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ark Valley News

Pianist hurt in fall near stage

Pianist hurt in fall near stage By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 Scriven to undergo surgery A Valley Center woman working as a piano accompanist at Valley Center High School was hurt April 8 after falling into the orchestra pit in the school's darkened auditorium.

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Related Topix: Valley Center, KS

Ark Valley News

Park City man indicted on federal child porn charges

Park City man indicted on federal child porn charges By Matt Heilman Last Updated: April 11, 2014 Two weeks after detectives with the Sedgwick County Exploited and Missing Child Unit took a suspect into custody from a Park City residence, the identity of the suspect and the charges he's facing have been revealed.

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Related Topix: Park City, KS

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Crews respond to Mid-Continent Airport on report of plane leaking fuel

A plane bound for Wichita that reportedly was leaking fuel prompted an "airport emergency" call at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County juvenile court judge denies allegations in complaint

The presiding juvenile court judge in Sedgwick County is facing formal complaints that he harassed female prosecutors or staff members, e-mailed biased comments about a lawyer and asked a Wichita school board member to intervene for his wife about a job.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Wichita Man Shot And Killed After Chase Identified

Police have released new details after a 30-year-old Wichita man was killed in an officer-involved shooting early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Ark Valley News

Right place, right time

Right place, right time By Chris Strunk Last Updated: April 10, 2014 New police sergeant excited about serving his adopted city Thomas Delgado may be a Valley Center transplant.

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Related Topix: Valley Center, KS, Family, Kids, Hutchinson, KS, Prison

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