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  1. Wichita fire units sent to hazmat call at Cessna on East PawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to a hazardous-materials call Saturday morning at a Cessna Aircraft Co. facility in southeast Wichita. A Sedgwick County dispatcher said several hazmat units from the Wichita Fire Department as well as from McConnell Air Force Base responded to the ...

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  2. Police identify man stabbed to death on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... That person, a 16-year-old boy, was later arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. The boy did not live at Manuel's house and does not live in the area, Gilmore said. The two knew each other, he said, ...

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  3. Fire damages house, car near West StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The fire was reported at 1:07 a.m. at 3606 W. Third St., a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said. That's northeast of Second and West streets.

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  4. Christmas Day in Wichita a merry one for zoo animals, their visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... gas, movie theaters, a few bars and a bunch of Asian restaurants. Many people don't realize the Sedgwick County Zoo is open on Christmas, said Steve Fairchild, the zoo's director of guest services. In fact, it's open every day of the year except ...

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  5. Commercial Building PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    The following applications for commercial building permits have been filed by contractors on the seventh floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main, and The Sedgwick County Yard, Seneca and Stillwell. Stoney Pointe Apartments, buildings: 2867 N. Boulder Drive, 11511 E. Agate Lane, $1,350,000, $25,000, Edward Rose Development.

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  6. 9-hour standoff ends in arrestRead the original story

    Wednesday | Ark Valley News

    Kenneth E. Krupke Jr., 44, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on charges of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and criminal threat. No shots were fired.

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  7. 'Mr. Kechi' left lasting impact on communityRead the original story

    Wednesday | Ark Valley News

    ... Pounds Sensibly) and a member of the Bel Aire Lions Club. He also served as the executive director of the Sedgwick County Association of Cities and was a member of the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging. In Kechi, some of Eberhard's most lasting ...

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  8. Departing Emergency Management directora s passion to protect started with storm spottingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... "I have had the opportunity to see people at their best and worst," said Duncan, 57, who stepped down as Sedgwick County's emergency management director earlier this month to take a job in the private sector. "Their best, when coming together and ...

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  9. Wichita, Sedgwick County offices that are closed Christmas Day, New Yeara s DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Wichita Eagle

    The city of Wichita and Sedgwick County have announced a list of closures in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  10. Koch the primary donor to sales tax opposition groupRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Hays Daily News

    Koch Cos. Public Sector spent more than $1 million to defeat a proposed city sales tax, according to campaign finance documents filed with Sedgwick County.

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  11. Man sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison for stealing dying woman's ring at drive-thruRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    A 20-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for stealing the wedding ring from the hand of a dying woman last year in the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant. The Wichita Eagle reports Sedgwick County District Judge Christopher Magana sentenced Keith Byron Hickles Jr. on Monday to 94 months.

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  12. Reward offered for information on home burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | KAKE

    ... involved in these." Andover businesses have now put up a $1,000 reward for information on the burglaries and Sedgwick County Crimes Stoppers is kicking in up to $2,500 in reward money.

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  13. Police seek help in solving burglaries in Andover, east WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Stoppers. Anyone with information about the burglaries or stolen items may contact Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County at wichitasedgwickcountycrimestoppers.com or Butler County Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to ... 1 comment

  14. Man sentenced for stealing dying woman's wedding ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | KEPR CBS 19

    A 20-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for stealing the wedding ring from the hand of a dying woman last year in the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant. The Wichita Eagle reports Sedgwick County District Judge Christopher Magana sentenced Keith Byron Hickles Jr. on Monday to 94 months.

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  15. Man Sentenced For Stealing Wedding Ring From Dying Woman At Drive-ThruRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Switched

    A 20-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for stealing the wedding ring from the hand of a dying woman last year in the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant. The Wichita Eagle reports Sedgwick County District Judge Christopher Magana sentenced Keith Byron Hickles Jr. on Monday to 94 months.

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  16. Kansas man sentenced for stealing dying woman's ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Fox News

    A 20-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for stealing the wedding ring from the hand of a dying woman last year in the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant. The Wichita Eagle reports Sedgwick County District Judge Christopher Magana sentenced Keith Byron Hickles Jr. on Monday to 94 months.

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  17. 2014 was a year of change in Wichita's health care sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Business Journal

    ... he is one of those outstanding leaders," says Jon Rosell , executive director of the Medical Society of Sedgwick County. With the change, Tappan will have oversight of 12 hospitals in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. HCA also is Wesley's parent ...

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  18. Shots fired at Riverside apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... 29-year-old man was found in the area with a gun in his possession, Espinoza said. He was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. The woman who received the threatening texts does not live at the apartment fired upon, Espinoza said. She was staying at ...

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  19. Sedgwick County Sheriffa s Office announces promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Lt. Jay McLaurian to captain. The promotion ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the jury room of the Sedgwick County Courthouse, 525 North Main. The promotions will be effective Jan. 11. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this ...

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  20. Report: Health care a shot in armRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Hays Daily News

    A new report on the economic impact of the health care industry in the Wichita area said the industry contributed $7 billion in revenue to the local economy in 2012. The report, released Monday, was prepared by Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research for the Medical Society of Sedgwick County and is based on 2012 Census data.

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