Sedgwick (Kansas, United States)

Type: City
Name: Sedgwick (Kansas, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.916698
Longitude: -97.422501
population: 1,696
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

New sentencing ordered in killing of Wichita abortion doctor

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the murder conviction in the killing of Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller.But the court vacated the “Hard 50” life sentence of Scott P. Roeder and ordered the case back to Sedgwick County for re-sentencin ... [Published KansasCity.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Kansas Supreme Court vacates Roeder's 'Hard 50' sentence

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Scott Roeder, convicted in the 2009 church killing of Wichita abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, but vacated his "Hard 50" life sentence.In ordering Roeder's sentence remanded ... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

KS Supreme Court Vacates Sentence in Tiller Murder Case

TOPEKA, Kan.  -  The Kansas Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions of Scott Roeder in the murder of Wichita physician and abortion provider Dr. George Tiller.Dr. Tiller was shot to death inside a Wichita church on May 31, 2009. Roeder was arrested ... [Published KNSS Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

City fills position overseeing code enforcement, neighborhood development

Topeka’s city government announced Friday it had hired Andover city administrator Sasha Stiles to fill a department head’s position as “neighborhood relations director.”Stiles will directly oversee Topeka’s housing and neighborhood development department ... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Brownback Carr Brothers Ad Irks Former DA Foulston

The political races are as much on TV as they are on the stump in Kansas. At a debate this week, challenger Paul Davis called "foul" on a commercial Governor Brownback is running. KMUW's Aileen LeBlanc has this report.From former Sedgwick County DA Nola ... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Harper couple ask to intervene in ACLU same-sex marriage lawsuit

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A Harper, KS man and wife have filed a federal lawsuit to intervene in the suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to overturn Kansas ban on same-sex marriages.The suit was filed by Phillip W. and Sandra L. Unrush of Harper, ... [Published Kansas First News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hutchinson man found guilty of kidnapping

A Reno County jury Thursday convicted a Hutchinson man on alternative counts of kidnapping for using his girlfriend as a shield to escape from police in April.The jury found Todd Lloyd, 32, guilty under both theories of kidnapping he was charged with ... [Published Hutchinson News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

County OKs taxing district to fix Union Station

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:WICHITA, Kansas — Sedgwick County commissioners have voted to support creation of a tax-increment financing district that would help fund a proposed $54 million renovation ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Schodorf, Kobach spar over proof-of-citizenship law in TV debate

Democrat Jean Schodorf questioned Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s impartiality as the state’s chief election officer during their televised debate in Topeka on Wednesday night.Schodorf attacked Kobach for having a political action committee and questioned ... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Candidate profile: Ron Estes

Position for which you are running: Kansas State Treasurer Age: 58 Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering and Master’s of Business Administration Occupation: Kansas State Treasurer Experience: Before being elected as the State Treasurer, ... [Published McPherson Sentinel - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

College students seek to break the trend of voter apathy

WICHITA, Kansas – The effort to get voters to the polls in less than two weeks is ramping up.As candidates make a final push to secure the votes, other groups are pushing registered voters show up on Election Day.Political experts said most of the big ... [Published KSN - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Four utility poles damaged during copper theft

Sedgwick County Sheriff (KSN File Photo)WICHITA, Kansas – The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department is investigating another theft of copper wire.The theft happened between October 15th and October 17th.Someone cut down four utility poles in the 5400 block ... [Published KSN - Oct 22 2014]

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...is sought by my office, Scott Roeder faces a life sentence with parole eligibility after 25 years rather than 50, on the murder count alone. "When the case is remanded back to Sedgwick County District Court, this office anticipates seeking a new Hard 50 sentencing hearing."
...has always been the purview of local government and the rights of individual land owners," Brownback said at a news conference Thursday morning. "Kansans have had enough. They have had enough of this type of federal overreach."
"We have software and equipment that's 12 years old and hasn't been supported for a while," Verbil said. "Next-gen 911 is going to eliminate any boundary issues we had."
"I like country, but I also like more mainstream. I'd like to see more rap and more stuff like that and more popular things" said Wichitan Dacota Starbuck

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KS Supreme Court Vacates Sentence in Tiller Mur... [Published KNSS Radio - 10 hours ago]
City fills position overseeing code enforcement... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 11 hours ago]
Kansas Supreme Court vacates Roeder's 'Hard 50'... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - 17 hours ago]
New sentencing ordered in killing of Wichita ab... [Published KansasCity.com - 18 hours ago]
Local students named Kansas Honor Scholars [Published Ark Valley News - 23 hours ago]
Brownback Carr Brothers Ad Irks Former DA Foulston [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Oct 24 2014]
Harper couple ask to intervene in ACLU same-sex... [Published Kansas First News - Oct 24 2014]
Brownback, Davis spar over judges and public sa... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Oct 24 2014]
ACLU: Kansas court hearing on gay marriage is off [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 24 2014]
Hutchinson man found guilty of kidnapping [Published Hutchinson News - Oct 24 2014]
Why Kansas is set to become focus of same-sex m... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 23 2014]
Kansas Wheat Commission Farmers Share Crop Cond... [Published Grainnet.com - Oct 23 2014]
Next-Gen 911: Two States, Two Approaches to Imp... [Published Emergency Management - Oct 23 2014]
County OKs taxing district to fix Union Station [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Brownback doubles down on statements that justi... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Schodorf, Kobach spar over proof-of-citizenship... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 23 2014]
Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center announce... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
Candidate profile: Ron Estes [Published McPherson Sentinel - Oct 23 2014]
Deer collisions more common lately [Published McPherson Sentinel - Oct 23 2014]
Sheriff: Kansas man jailed in accidental shooting [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Oct 23 2014]
Sheriff: Kansas corporal charged with theft [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Oct 23 2014]
Sheriff: Kansas man jailed in accidental shooting [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Sheriff: Kansas corporal charged with theft [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Kansas Attorney General Schmidt to appeal death... [Published Kansas State Collegian - Oct 23 2014]
College students seek to break the trend of vot... [Published KSN - Oct 23 2014]
100 More GunFAILs, which brings us to GunFAIL L... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 23 2014]
Kobach, Schodorf trade barbs in Topeka debate [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Preparation is paramount for Sedgwick County El... [Published KSN - Oct 22 2014]
Arena may create $200k fund to attract better acts [Published KWCH 12 - Oct 22 2014]
Senators hope to end sales tax on groceries [Published KWCH 12 - Oct 22 2014]
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Fitch Releases Report on Sedgwick County, KS [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Aug 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Sedgwick County, KS. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Sedgwick ...
Fitch Rates Sedgwick County KS PBC Bonds 'AAA';... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Aug 12 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Sedgwick County, Kansas (the county) bonds: --$6,490,000 refunding revenue bonds (juvenile justice complex), series 2014-1; --$26,345,000 refunding revenue bonds (technical ...
BH : Chikungunya / North-America / USA [0:2] [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Jul 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140711-44511-USA Date / time: 11/07/2014 03:28:11 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Chikungunya Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Kansas Description: According to the Kansas Department of Health ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140711-44511-USA Date / time: 11/07/2014 03:28:11 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Kansas Location: [Sedgwick County] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
The Koch Brothers’ Newest Political Projects: A... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 18 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/9313013@N04/ Oil billionaires Charles and David Koch are well-known for their political activity and for the funding they put behind Republican elections; the 2014 midterm battle raging around the U.S. is no ...
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