Rain is expected to transition to snow overnight into Saturday morning. One to four inches could fall in the Wichita area, but should melt quickly.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
A Wichita man accused of beating a puppy to death with a baseball bat late Monday evening has made his first appearance in court.
Twenty-eight-year-old Brian Jackson was charged with cruelty to animals, a felony under Magum's Law.
Jackson's preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 5. He remains jailed on a $25,000 bond.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
A man is in custody after a puppy was found beaten to death at an east Wichita home.
Around 11:30 Monday night, officers were dispatched to a home in the 2600 block of East Elm Street on a possible burglary. When they arrived and found the homeowner, they realized there had been no burglary.
While officers were still on scene, they found a dead puppy that appeared to have been beaten with a bat. They arrested a 26-year-old man for cruelty to animals, which is a felony under Magnum's Law.
Formal charges are pending.