Sedgwick County Newswire

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  1. Kansas oil production jumps; natural gas continues declineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... several counties along the Oklahoma state line. Oil production in Harper County, immediately southwest of Sedgwick County, more than doubled in 2013 from the year before and has more the quadrupled since 2009. Other counties seeing strong increases ...

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  2. Man deemed insane in 1987 fitness center shootings may move from hospital to care homeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Cox, 53, who was tried for killing one person and wounding three others, wore handcuffs and an orange Sedgwick County Jail jumpsuit during a hearing on the fifth floor of the Sedgwick County Courthouse. He smiled occasionally as a psychiatrist, ...

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  3. 'Cops on Rails' write 10 tickets in Sedgwick CountyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Law enforcement issued 10 tickets to drivers who broke railroad crossing laws during Wednesday's special enforcement operation, the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

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  4. Weekend events: KFDI concert, Celtic Woman, watch and clock showRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... for the 44th annual Watch and Clock Show and Sale , an event scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sedgwick County Extension Center, 7001 W. 21st St. The event will feature 100 tables filled with items brought by vendors from seven states, ...

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  5. Police: Loud music leads to short chase, 14 allegations, trip to jailRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... a short distance before jumping out of the vehicle and running on foot, East said. The man was booked into Sedgwick County Jail shortly before 3 a.m., according to the jail log. Allegations include possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a ...

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  6. Police seeking publica s help in solving convenience store robberyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime. The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more ...

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  7. Senate candidate Chad Taylor to speak at South Sedgwick County Democratic ClubRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    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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  8. Wichita Bicyclist Killed By Drunk Driver In Hit-and-RunRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2014 | Kansas Cyclist

    ... the collision to police, who later arrested the driver, Randall Duane Myers, who was charged and booked into Sedgwick County Jail. A 35-year-old man who was out celebrating his birthday has been arrested in connection with a collision that killed a ...

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  9. Pilot unhurt in emergency landing in Sedgwick County fieldRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The pilot of a small aircraft made an emergency landing early Tuesday afternoon in a field near K-96 and Hoover Road. According to a report from KAKE News , the pilot of the single-engine Mooney was forced to land because of mechanical problems.

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  10. Man charged with animal cruelty in cat's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Raymond W. Meerian, 56, made his first appearance in Sedgwick County District Court on Tuesday on one count of cruelty to animals.

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  11. Wichita man charged with sex crimes against young girls, including rapeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... with a child and four counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, according to a criminal complaint filed in Sedgwick County District Court. Court records list two 8-year-olds, a 6-year-old and a 5-year-old as the victims of the alleged abuse. Walters was ...

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  12. Pet briefsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Jacobs on body condition scoring at 2 p.m. and a parade of rescued horses at 2:30. At 2:45, Nika Orbaugh of Sedgwick County Animal Control and Vic McMullen of Southern Winds Equine Rescue will speak on “What to do if you see a horse in ...

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  13. Charities receive checks from Starbird-Devlin Car Show proceedsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

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

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  14. Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Northwest Sedgwick County FieldRead the original story

    Wednesday | WIBW-TV Topeka

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

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  15. Starbird-Devlin Car Show raises record $115,000Read the original story

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... izers said Wednesday. Proceeds from the show will be distributed to three Wichita-area organizations: Arc of Sedgwick County, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starkey Inc. Each will receive $38,400.

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  16. New Kansas African American Museum on holdRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Capital-Journal

    ... but that was later lowered to between $8 million and $12 million. The current museum is within feet of the Sedgwick County jail, making it an undesirable location for a museum. The building also lacks climate controls to protect its exhibits and has ...

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  17. Accidents snarl morning commute on KelloggRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    All three accidents occurred at about 7:42 a.m. in eastbound lanes between downtown and the Meridian exit, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said.

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  18. Two people killed in crash on turnpike in WichitaRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... are reportedly dead as the result of a traffic accident Tuesday evening on the Kansas Turnpike in Wichita. A Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said the wreck was in the 5500 block of southbound I-35, between the south Wichita and Haysville exits. ...

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  19. Kansas African American Museum returns city land, postpones new building constructionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in its collections works from nationally known artists such as Samella Lewis and Elizabeth Catlett. But when Sedgwick County expanded its jail facilities in the 1990s it placed the museum within feet of the jail – making the old church ...

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  20. Boy playing with lighter sets house on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | KAKE

    ... morning in south Wichita. It happened shortly after 9 a.m. in the 900 block of West 55th Street South. When Sedgwick County firefighters arrived on scene they found heavy smoke pouring from the home. They called for additional units from Wichita and ...

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