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News in Sedgwick County, Kansas
Court remands 'Hard 50' sentence to Johnson County court
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:20:04 -0700
For the second time in as many weeks, the Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a "Hard 50" sentence - a life sentence without the possibility of parole for 50 years - imposed on a convicted killer.
K-State, Manhattan area briefs for 3/31/14
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:13:49 -0700
Riley County one of few Kansas counties to gain residents through migration in last 4 years The latest census figures Read More The post K-State, Manhattan area briefs for 3/31/14 appeared first on The Collegian .
UPDATE: Deputies issue several citations during seat belt patrol
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:07:10 -0700
Last Thursday, deputies conducted a seat belt saturation patrol in an undisclosed part of Sedgwick County.
Kansas African American museum on hold
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:07 -0700
Supporters of an effort to build a new Kansas African American Museum in downtown Wichita are vowing to keep working, even after the proposal was postponed and land designated as the museum’s location was returned to the city.
Storm brings hail damage, tornado confusion
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:35:38 -0700
Wednesday night's weather brought Kansas everything from brief tornadoes and flash flooding to power outages and hail damage.
County officials say health rankings can be powerful tool
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:20:39 -0700
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Bugging people to exercise may not be the best way to encourage healthy behaviors among local residents, according to panelists who came here to discuss recently released health rankings for Kansas counties.
Kansas Senate votes to end a fee on mortgages
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:35:43 -0700
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas senators have approved a bill repealing mortgage registration fees, a move that supporters consider a tax cut for homebuyers but that county officials said could cost them millions of dollars. State senators on Wednesday voted 26-12 in favor of Senate Bill 298, which ...
Kansas Woman Sentenced For Role In Shooting Deputy
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:08:28 -0700
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A 27-year-old woman accused in the shooting of a Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.
Recent Kansas editorials
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:33:26 -0700
The Wichita Eagle, April 11 Funding bill erodes court's authority: While Kansans were focused on the twists and turns of school finance last week, lawmakers made an unnecessary and historic change in how the state's district courts operate, coercively tying the reforms to badly needed funding. ...
UPDATE: Haysville business re-opens
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:35:48 -0700
On Monday, Kansas Department of Revenue civil tax enforcement agents and Sedgwick County sheriff's deputies seized the business assets of Showroom Auto Motive, located in the 7400 block of South Broadway in Haysville.