Crime 

Rising COVID cases are forcing Kansas to move inmates between prisons

Rising COVID cases are forcing Kansas to move inmates between prisons

COVID cases are spiking so much in a Kansas prison that inmates are being transferred to other facilities.

Kansas foster care will pay $1.25 million after a child was sexually assaulted in a contractor's office

Kansas foster care will pay $1.25 million after a child was sexually assaulted in a contractor's office

A court settlement Thursday will require the Kansas foster care system to pay $1.25 million after a child sleeping in a contractor’s office was sexually assaulted in 2018.

Kansas issues emergency suspension of licensed McPherson daycare

Kansas issues emergency suspension of licensed McPherson daycare

A daycare provider was arrested by the McPherson Police Department for suspicion of aggravated endangering a child and driving under the influence.

9 people charged in Kansas poaching case

9 people charged in Kansas poaching case

The investigation, which spanned Cheyenne, Sherman, Wallace and Logan counties involved 25 deer, one antelope, eight turkeys and other wildlife that had been taken illegally.

Woman charged with animal abuse, neglect after 53 dogs are rescued in Missouri

Woman charged with animal abuse, neglect after 53 dogs are rescued in Missouri

Investigators received an anonymous call about neglected animals at Merna Scarborough’s property in Pleasant Hill.

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly is being sentenced in a sex trafficking case that could put him behind bars for years.

WPD: Four missing people have been found safe

WPD: Four missing people have been found safe

WPD is attempting to check the welfare of  23-year-old Jaidin Evans, 24-year-old Samantha Demaranville, 5-year-old Emmit Turner, and 1-year-old Lennox Demaranville of Wichita.

Wichita Airport Authority officer, firefighter charged with computer crimes

Wichita Airport Authority officer, firefighter charged with computer crimes

Lt. Matthew Hoyt was charged with two counts in Sedgwick County.

Woman crashes car in Murdock Park, attempts to flee the scene

Woman crashes car in Murdock Park, attempts to flee the scene

Shortly after 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a woman crashed her car into Murdock Park.

Wichita man sentenced in prison-based drug trafficking ring

Wichita man sentenced in prison-based drug trafficking ring

A federal jury convicted two Wichita men on charges related to an inmate-run drug trafficking ring headquartered from a prison cell in the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.

Sedgwick man pleads guilty to murder, sex crimes in wife's death

Sedgwick man pleads guilty to murder, sex crimes in wife's death

Craig Johnston pleaded guilty to reckless second-degree murder, attempted rape, attempted aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated sexual battery.

Church asking for help after 10 air conditioning units were stolen

Church asking for help after 10 air conditioning units were stolen

The Disciples of Dellrose United Methodist Church are asking for help.

Wichita police cite lack of cooperation in shooting that wounded 2

Wichita police cite lack of cooperation in shooting that wounded 2

The shooting happening just after 3:45 a.m. Monday at an apartment complex in the 4200 block of South Hydraulic. Shortly after, police say two men with gunshot wounds were found at the QuikTrip at Hydraulic and Wassall.

Wichita woman located after fear for her safety

Wichita woman located after fear for her safety

WPD said she was located.

Man dies in officer involved Topeka shooting

Man dies in officer involved Topeka shooting

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation say that they are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday morning in Topeka.

'I hoped that she didn't suffer': Father of girl found dead in trash says he regrets not being able to protect her

'I hoped that she didn't suffer': Father of girl found dead in trash says he regrets not being able to protect her

Kyle Nolan told KOCO he was released from jail Tuesday, went home and found his baby girl’s body at the south Oklahoma City home. Police said Riley Nolan's body showed obvious signs of trauma. 

Crime Stoppers: West Wichita shooting investigation

Crime Stoppers: West Wichita shooting investigation

A quiet neighborhood street was riddled by bullets...and it's all caught on camera.

2nd suspect charged in Wichita double murder on Super Bowl Sunday

2nd suspect charged in Wichita double murder on Super Bowl Sunday

Justin Macormac and another suspect, 21-year-old Brandon Prouse Jr, are accused in the shooting deaths of 38-year-old Bonnie Galloway and 30-year-old Connor O’Callaghan on February 13 at a home in the 2100 block of South Erie. 

Garden City task force seizes hundreds of pills

Garden City task force seizes hundreds of pills

The Garden City and Finney County joint Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 2002 St. John Street as part of an ongoing investigation.

Grandmother arrested after 3-year-old girl's body found in trash bin

Grandmother arrested after 3-year-old girl's body found in trash bin

'Officers found the body of three-year-old Riley Nolan in a residential trash receptacle at the home,' OKC police said on Facebook. 'The child had obvious signs of trauma to her body.'

Kansas man sentenced to prison for hit-and-run that killed 2

Kansas man sentenced to prison for hit-and-run that killed 2

Bradley Woodworth was sentenced Tuesday to 19½ year in prison after pleading guilty in February to two counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of 18-year-old Matthew Bloskey and 20-year-old Samuel Siebuhr.

10-year-old Wichita boy shot in leg when father accidentally fires gun

10-year-old Wichita boy shot in leg when father accidentally fires gun

Officers responded just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to a shooting call at a home in the 3300 block of North Fern and located a child with a gunshot wound to the leg.  

Issue of marijuana and fentanyl strips still being discussed in Wichita

Issue of marijuana and fentanyl strips still being discussed in Wichita

It's a discussion once again at the forefront of the Wichita City Council… marijuana.

Wichita man charged with rape of 4-year-old girl

Wichita man charged with rape of 4-year-old girl

Jimmy Dean Jensen is charged with rape, aggravated criminal sodomy an aggravated indecent liberties with a child.