WPD: Teens pulled over with cocaine, thousands in cash in vehicle

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two teens were booked on drug charges after officers found one and a half pounds of cocaine and $6,000 in cash in their vehicle. Officers pulled their vehicle over near 23rd and Arkansas Monday in response to suspected drug activity in the area, a WPD Facebook post said.
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Before shooting her daughter, Wichita man tried several ways to kill girlfriend, court document says

HUTCHINSON (KSNT) – A 21-year-old Wichita man accused of kidnapping his girlfriend, then shooting the woman’s almost-2-year-old daughter as they fled was charged Tuesday. The attack happened July 19 at Cheney Lake. According to the official complaint, Kamden Campos tried to kill the woman several times but failed. Investigators say he tried to cut her with a knife, tried to drown her and tried to light her on fire.

Southeast Kansas man gets 300-month sentence in child porn case

A 38 year old man from Pittsburg, Kansas was sentenced to 300 months in prison for distribution of child pornography. Jason Wayne Irving pleaded guilty to one count of Distribution of Child Pornography in February. According to court documents, Irving admitted to using his email address to upload and send...

Small spill, fire extinguished at business in SW Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update 9 a.m. - Employees at a business in the 1300 block of McLean arrived at work to see smoke in their building Wednesday morning. Employees called the fire department around 6:15 a.m. A hazmat unit was brought in to due to a small spill. The...

Man rescued when trench collapses on him in Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – Emergency crews from Hutchinson, Newton and Wichita rescued a 24-year-old man from a trench early Tuesday evening. Hutchinson Fire Department Fire Chief Stephen Beer tells KSN News that they arrived on the scene shortly after 5 p.m. When they arrived they found a victim, trapped up to his waist in a 12-by-12-foot hole that’s 8 feet deep.

Family displaced by south Wichita house fire

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A family was displaced Tuesday night following a house fire in south Wichita. A passerby noticed a fire at a house in the 1500 block of S. Green and alerted the homeowner who was outside working on a motorcycle. Firefighters arrived to find the fire in...

AP: Former Kansas teacher charged with child sex crimes

WICHITA, Kan. — A former Kansas school teacher has been jailed and charged with child sex crimes. The Wichita Eagle reports 48-year-old Shawn Wingfield was arrested Saturday on two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. A Wichita Northwest High School spokeswoman says Wingfield began working there in 1997. He resigned July 19.

Former Wichita High School Teacher Arrested

A former Kansas high school teacher has been jailed and charged with child sex crimes, The Wichita Eagle reports. Police arrested Wichita resident Shawn Wingfield, 48, on two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Wichita police spokesman Officer Charley Davidson said the agency investigated Wingfield after a report...