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16-year-old killed in Saturday night shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 16-year-old is dead and a 20-year-old continues to recover in the hospital after a shooting Saturday night. The Wichita Police Department arrested a 16-year-old male on a charge of felony murder, stemming from a shooting that fatally injured a 16-year-old male.

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16-year-old killed in Saturday night shooting

Procession Saturday for Wichita police captain who died of COVID-19 complications

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department released funeral procession details for Captain Clay Germany. Germany died July 9, 2021, due to medical complications associated with COVID-19. The police department said Germany’s procession will take place Saturday and start around 1:30 p.m.

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Procession Saturday for Wichita police captain who died of COVID-19 complications

Wichita Animal Shelter no longer accepting ‘healthy stray cats’

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department said it is no longer accepting “healthy stray cats” at the Wichita Animal Shelter. Wichita police said due to a recent increase in the number of cats brought to the facility, the animal shelter is at full capacity.

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Wichita Animal Shelter no longer accepting ‘healthy stray cats’

Kansas Boy, 3, Dies After Being Anesthetized During Dental Procedure

A Kansas mother is mourning the death of her son after a tragic incident at the dentist. Abiel Valenzuela Zapata was taken into Tiny Teeth Pediatrics Dentistry in Wichita on July 6 to have teeth pulled due to a gum infection, KWCH reported. The three-year-old was given anesthesia for the "simple procedure" and died soon after, his mother Nancy Valenzuela told KSNW.

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Kansas Boy, 3, Dies After Being Anesthetized During Dental Procedure

Two Kansas men arrested on aggravated kidnapping charges

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department is investigating after two Wichita men were arrested on charges of aggravated kidnapping and criminal threat. The Wichita Police Department said the suspects are Trexler Erxleben, 24 of Haysville and Noor Razzaq, 24, of Wichita.

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Two Kansas men arrested on aggravated kidnapping charges

Wichita police release timeline on deadly crash that killed pregnant woman

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department released a timeline of events on Wednesday detailing what led up to the crash that killed 22-year-old Samantha Russell, who was 8 months pregnant. Police said barely two minutes passed between the time the chase started and was called off.

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Wichita police release timeline on deadly crash that killed pregnant woman

1 dead, 2 injured, including 14-year-old, in southeast Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 49-year-old man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting in the 2200 block of south Glendale in southeast Wichita early Sunday morning. According to the Wichita Police Department (WPD), at 1:28 A.M. Sunday, officers received multiple calls reporting a shooting.

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1 dead, 2 injured, including 14-year-old, in southeast Wichita shooting

‘Think before you act’: Police, community members call for end to violent crime across Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - After an escalation in crime, Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay held a news conference Thursday afternoon calling for an end to violent crimes. The chief was joined by the Greater Wichita Ministerial League and other community leaders. They are asking everyone to be a part of the solution.

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‘Think before you act’: Police, community members call for end to violent crime across Wichita

Silver Alert issued for man reported missing from Wichita home

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department asks for the public’s help locating 74-year-old Robert Whitfield. Whitfield was last seen leaving his home in the 1900 block of North Keith Court in Wichita. He left about 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon to go to Cabelas.

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Silver Alert issued for man reported missing from Wichita home

Wichita Police Department’s mental health crisis team assists with kitten rescue

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department teams up with paramedics and mental-health professionals to assist those in the community going through a mental-health crisis. But this week, the team provided support of a different kind. Wichita police said a woman called 911 after finding a kitten in the street.

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Wichita Police Department’s mental health crisis team assists with kitten rescue

‘Operation Triple Beam:’ U.S. Marshals ask for WPD help in catching violent criminals

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Over the weekend, Wichita Police Department officers responded to seven shooting calls from which nine people were shot. This comes as the U.S. Marshals Service asks for the WPD’s help catching criminals in Wichita as part of a plan called Operation Triple Beam.

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‘Operation Triple Beam:’ U.S. Marshals ask for WPD help in catching violent criminals

Weekend shooting during fight at Wichita home leaves one dead, one injured, cops say

Jun. 21—Wichita police say a fight that ended with a shooting at a north-side home over the weekend left one man dead and another hospitalized with critical injuries. The gunman was still at large as of Monday morning. Wichita Police Department spokesman Officer Charley Davidson said 47-year-old Deandre Freeman of Wichita and a 53-year-old man were hit by gunfire after a male suspect "fired multiple shots" at an address in the 1700 block of North Harding sometime before the shooting was reported on Sunday morning.

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Weekend shooting during fight at Wichita home leaves one dead, one injured, cops say

1 dead, 1 critical after Sunday morning shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department (WPD) says a 48-year-old man has died and a 53-year-old man is in serious condition at the hospital after a shooting Sunday morning. WPD says officers received a call of a shooting at 8:24 A.M. Sunday in the 1700 block of north Harding street.

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1 dead, 1 critical after Sunday morning shooting

Wichita shooting: Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed, police say

© KAKE-TV A Wichita Police officer was shot multiple times Saturday night, authorities said. An officer with the Wichita Police Department is in critical condition after being shot multiple times by a suspect during a "check welfare call," said Capt. Wendell Nicholson, a bureau commander with the Wichita Police Department.

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Wichita shooting: Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed, police say

Cop in critical condition after being shot multiple times while doing welfare check

A police officer in Kansas is in critical condition after being shot multiple times while attempting to provide a welfare check. The incident occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Saturday night in Wichita, Kansas, when two officers were attempting to do a welfare check on a woman inside a home, according to Wichita Police Captain Wendell Nicholson who gave a brief statement to the press.

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Cop in critical condition after being shot multiple times while doing welfare check

UPDATE: Wichita officer critical, but stable in hospital after Saturday night shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - UPDATE- In a Sunday afternoon briefing, the Wichita Police Department provided further information on an officer-involved shooting that left a WPD officer critically injured and a suspected gunman dead hear Carlyle and Gold streets in southwest Wichita. Police said the injured officer is a five-year veteran of the department.

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UPDATE: Wichita officer critical, but stable in hospital after Saturday night shooting

Concerned with increase in crashes, Wichita police amp up patrol on Kellogg

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department said it will continue to up up patrol efforts along Kellogg due a concerning increase in wrecks, specifically fatal crashes. During patrol Friday, it took less than five minutes for WPD officers to pull someone over for going 13 miles per hour over the 60 mph speed limit.

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Concerned with increase in crashes, Wichita police amp up patrol on Kellogg

Crime Stoppers offering $1K rewards in fight to stop catalytic converter thefts

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Crime Stoppers of Wichita-Sedgwick County is offering $1,000 rewards for tips that lead to felony arrests of people involved in transactions of stolen catalytic converters. Wichita police said Crime Stoppers also will pay $100 rewards for information leading to arrests in misdemeanor catalytic converter theft cases.

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Crime Stoppers offering $1K rewards in fight to stop catalytic converter thefts

Wichita police seek help locating man in death investigation

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is asking for the community’s help to identify a man associated with a death investigation. Around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, officers responded to a welfare check call in the 1600 block of South Emporia.

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Wichita police seek help locating man in death investigation

Wichita police officer arrested for battery, stalking

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - An officer with the Wichita Police Department was arrested Wednesday afternoon and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on charges of domestic battery, stalking and criminal restraint, the WPD confirmed in a Wednesday evening news release. The department said further investigation into allegations of domestic violence led to the arrest of Officer Jonathan Ahumada.

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Wichita police officer arrested for battery, stalking