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Wichita Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 54 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories
Wichita Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 54 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories. During the last week, Wichita witnessed a total of 54 reported crime cases. The most common crime was vandalism, with 19 incidents, followed by theft, which saw 14 cases. Other miscellaneous crimes were reported 12 times, while suspicious situations were reported 4 times. There were also 2 disturbances, 2 arrests, and a single assault case. The data suggests a need for increased vigilance against vandalism and theft, which together accounted for more than 60% of the total reported crimes. This highlights a serious concern for the place, warranting immediate attention and action from the local law enforcement agencies. The relatively lower number of arrests compared to the total number of crimes reported is another area that needs to be addressed.
Storm Track 3 Forecast: Warm and windy weekend, rain returns midweek
Warm and windy for the weekend, with temperatures reaching well above the seasonal norm. Today we reach into the 70s and 80s across the region, feeling more like summer than the first weekend of March. Fire weather concerns continue with these warm and windy conditions. Far Southwest Kansas will see...
Police say no shooting took place after responding to active shooter call at Wichita sports complex
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A large police presence responded to an active shooter call Saturday night shortly after 9 p.m., but Wichita police say no shooting took place. WPD says a call came in reporting an active shooting in the 2600 block of Greenwich Ct. just after 9 p.m. "NO...
Family celebrates life of one-year-old Wichita boy who was fatally shot: 'We're definitely going to miss him'
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A celebration of life and character fundraiser was held Saturday afternoon in memory of Taidyn Anderson. “Good kid, had a long life ahead of him,” said Shauntell Polite, god-grandmother to Taidyn. Polite is a close family friend of the Andersons. “My daughter was one of...
What would happen if Boeing acquired Spirit AeroSystems?
Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems.
Crash closes highway in Butler County
A portion of U.S. Highway 400 was closed for a couple of hours early Friday after a crash involving three semi tractor-trailers. The crash was reported around 2:30 a.m. on the highway near SE Munson Hill Road, near Leon. Three semis crashed into a herd of cattle on the highway.
Prison time for Kansas carjacking with kids in the vehicle
SEDGWICK COUNTY —A Kansas man has been sentenced to prison for stealing a car with two children inside. On Monday, a Sedgwick County judge sentenced 32-year-old Tyler Kirkhart to just more than seven years in prison for aggravated child endangerment and theft, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office.
2 critically injured in crash near 13th and Tyler
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two people suffered critical injuries in a crash reported late Friday night in a neighborhood southwest of 13th and Tyler. Sedgwick County dispatch confirmed one of the two injured was in extremely critical condition at the scene in the 1100 block N. Westfield. Both of the...
One hospitalized following shooting outside business in west Wichita
Emergency services are on the scene of a shooting in west Wichita that left one person critically injured.
Local trash company leaving customers stuck with piles of trash and no answers
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A local trash company is causing big problems for its customers, leaving dozens of them stuck with piles of trash for weeks on end. After promising to pick up trash week after week but never showing up, customers say the company is now ignoring them completely.
Friday’s high school basketball playoff scores, stats and recaps (March 1)
Andover 69, Topeka West 61 — Quenci Bradford scored 18 points, hitting three three-pointers, Josh Kim had 16 points and Walker McClellan 11 in Andover’s win. Great Bend 69, Hutchinson 54 — Great Bend’s Maddox Spray scored 21 points, all in the second half, and hit 12 of 13 from the line. Great Bend was 24 of 31 from the line, Hutchinson 5 of 13. Ian Premer scored a game-high 23 points for Great Bend. Terrell King scored 21 points and Jax Heneha 16 for Hutchinson.
Jury convicts Wichita woman of murdering young mother who broke up Old Town fight
Police have said La’Tionna Johnson had broken up a fight and was leaving Old Town when La’Niha Banks fired a gun into a vehicle, striking her.
Fire damages west Wichita home
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A west Wichita home was damaged by an early morning fire. Crews were called to a house fire at the intersection of Douglas and Florence around 5:30 Saturday morning. When crews arrived, they found an abandoned house fully engulfed in flames, with power lines potentially involved.
Botulism risk. Old sauce. Food sinks tied to sewer. Wichita KS restaurant inspections
Seven businesses failed inspections. Their problems include washing machines that didn’t sanitize, old ice cream, a risk of botulism from thawing seafood improperly and food sinks with problematic ties to sewer systems, reports say.
Two critical after northwest Wichita crash
Police said two people were critically injured in a crash late Friday night in northwest Wichita. A car hit a tree and overturned shortly after 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 10th, in a neighborhood hear 13th and Tyler Road. Two people were pinned in the car, and crews got them out and took them to a hospital.
Men on probation for chasing, holding teens at gunpoint in Wichita neighborhood
The teens told Wichita police they were on their way to McDonald’s after playing video games during a sleepover when the men started chasing them.
U.S. 400 back open after semi trucks crash into cattle
LEON, Kan. (KWCH) - U.S. 400 is back open in Butler county Friday morning following a crash near Leon. Butler county dispatch confirms three semi trucks crashed into a herd of cattle on U.S. 400 near SE Munson Hill Rd. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday. Dispatchers say nobody was hurt. The highway was closed in both directions for almost two hours while crews responded to the crash.
SoCe, a south-central Wichita neighborhood, sits at a crossroads
This story comes from the Wichita Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of 11 organizations, including The Active Age. As lovers of all things old, Larry and Cathy Mong were thrilled with the home they bought for $50,000 in Wichita 23 years ago: a 1906 Victorian in south central Wichita, less than a mile from the heart of downtown.
Suspects arrested after police pursuit in Sedgwick County
The Kechi Police Department has made arrests after a stolen vehicle was involved in a police chase Friday night.