Wichita

Park bench beside a lake on a sunny day
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AP News Staff
October 03, 2019 - 7:07 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County authorities say a 59-year-old Wichita man drowned while trying to save his dog. Sheriff's Lt. Tim Myers said the man drowned Wednesday at the Sedgwick County Park lake. His name was not released. Myers says emergency responders were called when bystanders couldn...
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AP News Staff
October 24, 2018 - 7:50 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita bird lovers are accusing a city board of feral cat favoritism over a proposed ordinance that aims to make it easier to be a stray feline. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Animal Control Advisory Board has proposed an ordinance to set policies allowing Wichita...
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Marc LaVoie
May 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
A federal grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday against a Los Angeles man who is accused in a fatal "swatting" call in Wichita. The indictment names Tyler Barriss, 25, and two other gamers who were involved in a dispute that led to the fake emergency call. Barriss already faces state...
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December 30, 2017 - 5:53 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police in Wichita, Kansas, say a prankster who lured police to a home in a "swatting" incident is responsible for a fatal officer-involved shooting. A 28-year-old man was fatally shot by an officer Thursday. Relatives have identified him as Andrew Finch. Deputy Police Chief...
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April 11, 2017 - 7:36 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Democratic civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by Republicans for more than two decades. The special election Tuesday...
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