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Kansas reaction to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Politicians and organizations have been reacting to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. We will update this story as we get more comments. Some of the comments we are receiving mention the Value Them Both Amendment that will be on the August Primary ballot. Voting […]
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WPD: One man shot in west Wichita, fight over motorcycle the cause

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A man was transported to a local hospital with critical but non-life-threatening injuries on Thursday night after a shooting in west Wichita. The Wichita Police Department (WPD) said around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to a shooting call near W 13th St. N and Maize Rd. in west Wichita. When […]
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WPD seizes 1,000 Percocet pills, plus meth, ecstasy, guns

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department says officers have stopped some illegal drugs from getting into the wrong hands. WPD Patrol East community police officers were conducting drug interdiction activities in the 300 block of S. Webb Road on Wednesday. There are several hotels in the area just north of Kellogg. Officers pulled […]
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Judge says Wichita woman cannot withdraw guilty plea

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A Wichita woman who pleaded guilty to murder cannot withdraw the plea. That’s the decision from a district court judge this week. Charity Blackmon, 32, was initially charged on suspicion of first-degree murder in a hit-and-run and a shooting that killed bicyclist Merrill Rabus, 54, in east Wichita back in March […]
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Jury finds former KDOC employee guilty of manslaughter after self-defense immunity revoked

BARTON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — A former Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) officer was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter by a jury on Thursday. Freddie Thomas, a former Ellsworth Correctional Facility employee, was initially granted immunity based on self-defense in the Sept. 2015 shooting of 39-year-old Jeremy Saldana, but a court reversed the ruling in […]
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Busy ramp in Wichita to close this evening

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - If you are going to Hartman Arena to see ZZ Top tonight, you need to know about some road work which could change your route. The northbound exit from I-235 to northbound I-135 will be closed from 7 pm to 9 p.m. tonight. Crews will be off-loading beams for bridge construction.
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Wichita candidate for Kansas House focuses on transgender rights, health care, business

LAWRENCE — Kansas House candidate Jaelynn Abegg said her consideration for public office began while advocating earlier this year in Topeka against Senate Bill 160, which would have banned transgender athletes from school sports. Abegg, who labels herself as a progressive Democrat, is running against incumbent Republican Rep. Brenda Landwehr in the GOP-leaning 105th District […] The post Wichita candidate for Kansas House focuses on transgender rights, health care, business appeared first on Kansas Reflector.
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1,000 Percocet pills seized during drug bust in SE Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Police seized several types of drugs following a traffic stop in southeast Wichita on Wednesday. Officers from Patrol East were conducting drug interdiction activities in the 300 block of S. Webb Road when they stopped a vehicle leaving a hotel in that area. The driver, a 36-year-old from Haysville, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and three handguns.
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Wichita police looking for suspect in May drive-by shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Crime Stoppers of Wichita-Sedgwick County is seeking information regarding a drive by shooting that occurred on May 21 in the 400 block of N. Clayton in Wichita. At approximately 6:45 p.m. that evening, WPD Officers responded to a drive by shooting call and located a parked...
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