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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Wichita

Wichita is the biggest city in Kansas and the county headquarters of Sedgwick County in the United States. The city's population was expected to be 389,938 in 2019. Wichita is the largest city in the Wichita metropolitan region, with a population of 644,888 people in 2018.
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Body of missing swimmer located

CHENEY, Kan. — The body of the missing person at Cheney Lake has been recovered. Ty Freel, 48 of Wichita, was found around 7:50 this morning by a civilian who was fishing approximately 1,000 yards off the shore, according to Reno County Sheriff's Capt. Steve Lutz. The person contacted the...
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Body of missing Wichita man found at Cheney, name released

CHENEY, Kan. (KSNW) — The body of a man missing at Cheney State Lake since Saturday was found Monday morning. He has been identified as Ty Freel, 48, of Wichita. Several agencies have been involved in the search for him after getting the report of a swimmer or someone skiing who disappeared into the water.
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Body of missing skier recovered at Cheney Lake

The Reno County Sheriff’s Office said Monday the body of a missing water skier was recovered at Cheney Lake on Monday. A fisherman discovered the body shortly before 8 a.m. Monday and contacted the Cheney State Park office. Boats from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks were sent to recover the body.
Reno County, KSWichita Eagle

Fisherman found body of Wichita man who went missing in Cheney lake over the weekend

Authorities in Reno County say the body of a man who went missing over the weekend at Cheney Reservoir has been found. A fisherman contacted the Cheney State Park office at 7:50 a.m. on Monday after discovering what he thought might be the body of the swimmer who disappeared near M&M Campground on Saturday afternoon, according to a Facebook post from the Reno County Sheriff’s Office.
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Man arrested after three people shot in northeast Wichita

Wichita, KAN. (KSNW) — A Wichita man is in jail after police say he shot three people late Sunday night. Police say the victims are expected to survive. The shooting happened at a home in the 1800 block of North Piatt shortly before midnight. When officers arrived, they found two...
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Emporia man arrested on suspicion of flee and elude, aggravated battery after alleged pursuit leads to injury wreck in Newton

An Emporia man is currently being held in the Harvey County Jail after an alleged incident late Sunday night in Newton. Newton authorities say 24-year-old Devin Downs is awaiting formal charges from the Harvey County Attorney’s Office. Police say they were involved in a chase that ended with Downs’ vehicle crashing into a vehicle driven by a 57-year-old Newton woman, causing serious injuries to both drivers and trips to Wichita for medical treatment.
Wichita, KSKWCH.com

3 people injured in Monday morning shooting, suspect arrested

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Wichita Police have arrested 20-year-old Andres Garza-Cabral in connection to a shooting that injured three people early Monday morning. Police said Garza-Cabral and a 20-year-old and 18-year-old male got in a disturbance in the 1800 block of North Piatt. During the disturbance, the two men and a 20-year-old female were shot.
Wichita, KSKAKE TV

Wichita police arrest man accused of shooting three in east Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police arrested a 20-year-old man accused of shooting three people during a disturbance late Sunday night. At approximately 11:55 p.m., officers with the Wichita Police Department responded to a shooting call at a home in the 1800 block of North Piatt. Officers found a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old man with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
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2 people injured after Newton police chase ends in crash

NEWTON, Kan. (KAKE) - Two people were seriously injured in Newton after a police chase ended in a crash. The Newton Police Department said on social media that a 24-year-old Emporia man hit the car of a 57-year-old Newton woman as he was being pursued by police. No one else...
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Police: Suspect shot 2 men, woman at Kan. home

SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Sunday night shooting and have a suspect in custody. At 11:55 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a shooting call at a home in the 1800 block of North Piatt in Wichita, according to Officer Charley Davidson. At the scene, officers located a...
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Off-duty firefighter, good Samaritans help save man from submerged car

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Kansas Highway Patrol said an off-duty firefighter and two citizens helped save a man after his car went off the highway and into the water. The accident happened Monday afternoon on the ramp from I-135 to eastbound K-96. Trooper Taylor Platt, with KHP, said an off-duty firefighter was behind the car when he saw it go off the highway, through a fence and into the K-96 Fishing Lake. He stopped and starting running toward the vehicle to help. Two citizens, with no first responder experience, saw the firefighter run toward the crash scene and stopped to help as well.
Wichita, KSWichita Eagle

Wichita barbecue restaurant that flourished during the pandemic adding 3 more locations

A small local barbecue restaurant business is about to start a big expansion that will result in at least two more restaurants in Wichita and another in Hutchinson. Santiago Munoz, who owns The Angry Elephant at 756 N. Tyler Road, says he was approached by an investor who had two vacant Burger King restaurant buildings and was looking to fill them with a new concept.
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Police chase ends in crash, two people with serious injuries in Newton

NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) — Police in Newton tried to stop a car in Newton Tuesday morning, but it kept going. They started chasing the vehicle. The chase ended when the vehicle they were pursuing crashed with another vehicle at the intersection of 12th and Main. The drivers of both vehicles have serious injuries and were transported to Wichita hospitals.
Wichita, KSKSN.com

Major food distributor halting deliveries for dozens of Wichita restaurants

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Sunday brunch at Los Compadres is a busy place to be. Mid-rush owner Carlos Renteria got a call he did not expect. “Hey, Carlos. So, right now, Sysco is going through some stuff and we’re not going to be able to be servicing your account. We’re dropping X amount of customers in the state of Kansas and unfortunately, you are one of them,” Renteria said.
Wichita, KSWichita Eagle

‘Horrified by who I am’: Affidavit details texts that led to Wichita teacher’s arrest

A Wichita high school teacher facing criminal charges for allegedly possessing child pornography told the woman who reported him to police that he considers himself a “condemned hebephile,” admitted to viewing sexually explicit material of minors and said that he is sexually attracted to a 13-year-old girl, according to an affidavit released Monday by a Sedgwick County judge.
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Other drivers stop to rescue man when car crashes into pond

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says an off-duty firefighter and two citizens stopped to rescue a man who drove into a pond Monday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 near I-135 and K-96. The victim is a man in his 20s. Troopers think he suffered from a medical condition and that’s why his car left the road. His car kept going until it was about 10 feet from the bank.
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