Crime - KTEN.com - Texoma news, weather and sports

Police investigating hate crime in Riverside

Wichita Police say a gay pride flag on a Riverside front porch was set on fire sometime between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday.

More>>

Top Story

1 hurt, 1 critical in shooting near southwest Wichita bar

Two men are hurt after a shooting outside a bar Sunday morning in southwest Wichita. 

More>>

3 injured in northeast Wichita shooting Video included

Three people are hurt, including a child, in an early morning shooting in northeast Wichita. 

More>>

Man accused of eating chicken fingers during burglary arrested

Security footage showed the suspect walking around the restaurant pantsless, missing a shoe, and eating chicken fingers.

More>>

Man sentenced to more than 15 years for deadly Wichita shooting

A Wichita man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for shooting and killing another man last year.  

More>>

Man who broke into Wichita restaurant ate chicken fingers, stole lottery tickets: Police

Wichita police say he broke into the Heritage Restaurant on South Broadway, ate chicken fingers and stole lottery tickets.

More>>

Police: Wichita man stabs stepdad, beats him with baseball bat

Tyler Lewis (Sedgwick County Jail) Tyler Lewis (Sedgwick County Jail)

Wichita police say they've arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly beat his stepfather with a baseball bat and stabbed him multiple times.

More>>

'The stench is so bad': Dozens of cats discovered in Augusta 'hoarder home' Video included

The Butler County Sheriff is investigating a case of dozens of hoarded animals near Augusta. 

More>>

Mother arrested in connection to Rice County shootings

Erin Baker (Barton Co. Sheriff's Office) Erin Baker (Barton Co. Sheriff's Office)

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Rice County woman for her involvement in the April 2019 shootings of the Rice County sheriff and undersheriff. 

More>>

Wellington man sentenced to 5 years in death of son's mother

Bradley Aue was sentenced Thursday to 61 months for voluntary manslaughter. He was originally charged with second-degree murder in the May 2018 death of 26-year-old Sierra Craft-McGee.

More>>

Police: 2 stole life-sized cutout of Patrick Mahomes, then had wreck

AP photo AP photo

Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then had a wreck as they fled. 

More>>

Kansas man shot with his own gun heads to prison

Keeno Collins (KDOC) Keeno Collins (KDOC)

Keeno DeVonte Collins, of Ozawkie, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

More>>

Man found guilty of holding Kansas woman captive, raping her

A man has been convicted of holding a woman against her will in her suburban Kansas City apartment for several weeks and sexually assaulting her. 

More>>

Registered sex offender living in Kansas convicted of child pornography

A registered sex offender living in western Kansas has been convicted on federal child pornography charges.  

More>>

Thieves make off with drills from Wichita Home Depot

Crime Stoppers says one of two suspects who allegedly stole drills from a local Home Depot store has been identified.

More>>

Barton County civil process server charged with rape

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says agents arrested 64-year-old Jimmy Hapes, of Great Bend, at around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday. He faces one count of rape.

More>>

Ark City police arrest 3 people, take 4 kids in protective custody

Arron Sedam (left), Angela Baxley, and Timothy Massey Arron Sedam (left), Angela Baxley, and Timothy Massey

Police in Arkansas City arrested three people and took four children into protective custody after a runway teenager reported drugs and child endangerment.

More>>

Woman arrested after 145 pounds of pot found during Kansas traffic stop

Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old Topeka woman after they found 145 pounds of marijuana in her vehicle.  

More>>

Drug detecting dogs will return to Derby Schools Video included

K9 drug dog searches will return to three Derby schools this academic year.

More>>

Man arrested in shooting death of Garden City restaurant owner Video included

Ernie Ortiz (left) and Marcus Roady Ernie Ortiz (left) and Marcus Roady

Police say they have arrested a 31-year-old man for the death of a Garden City restaurant owner last week.

More>>

Jurors deadlock in trial of priest accused of molestation

Rev. Scott Kallal via KMBC Rev. Scott Kallal via KMBC

Jurors have deadlocked in the trial of a suspended Kansas priest charged with molesting a child.

More>>

Police search for suspect in NE Wichita bank robbery

Photo: WPD Photo: WPD

The Wichita Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in a Monday afternoon bank robbery in northeast Wichita.  

More>>

Ex-city treasurer sentenced for embezzling nearly $200K from small KS town

miamicountyks.com miamicountyks.com

A former Fontana City treasurer has been sentenced for embezzling nearly $200,000 from the city. 

More>>

KCK police to try out body cameras from various vendors

Photo: Wildwood Police Department Photo: Wildwood Police Department

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, will be wearing body-worn cameras from different companies for the next month, and will report their experiences as part of a multi-vendor evaluation. 

More>>

Remembering Deputy Robert Kunze one year after his death Video included

Deputy Robert Kunze III is credited with saving lives when he killed his attacker before collapsing and dying from a gunshot wound. 

More>>

Man shot in face over possible drug deal

A man is rushed to the hospital after being shot in the face early Saturday morning in southeast Wichita. 

More>>

Husband stabbed in south Wichita early Saturday

A man is hurt in a stabbing in south Wichita Saturday morning.

More>>

Mother: I put the knife down, listened to the cops Video included

A Wichita mother is grateful her mental health crisis call ended peacefully.

More>>

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in Wichita 'swatting' case

Casey Viner Casey Viner

An Ohio video game player upset about an online bet has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for recruiting another man to make a bogus emergency call in 2017 that led to police killing a Kansas man. 

More>>

Kansas restaurant owner killed in possible robbery

Ernie Ortiz (Facebook) Ernie Ortiz (Facebook)

Garden City police responded just before 11 p.m. Thursday to the report of a person down at El Conquistador Restaurant at 1601 Bluff Jones Avenue. 

More>>

51-year-old Wichita man convicted in 1988 double homicide

A Wichita man has been convicted of fatally shooting a Baptist church pastor and choir director three decades ago in Kansas City, Kansas. 

More>>

2 teens charged with bringing guns to Kansas middle school

Courtesy WDAF Courtesy WDAF

Prosecutors in Johnson County, Kansas, announced Thursday that the teens are charged with being juveniles in possession of a firearm.

More>>

3 suspects now in jail after Wichita officer-involved shooting, manhunt

From left: James Stanford, Zachary Ausdemore and Daphne Hays From left: James Stanford, Zachary Ausdemore and Daphne Hays

Wichita police say all three suspects are in jail after a shooting and manhunt that began when the driver of a stolen Jeep tried to run over an officer this week. 

More>>

Mother testifies in trial of Kansas priest charged with molestation

Rev. Scott Kallal via KMBC Rev. Scott Kallal via KMBC

A mother has testified in the trial of a suspended Kansas priest charged with molesting her daughter that she was raised to hold priests in high regard and didn't know how to respond when she became concerned. 

More>>

Ex-ICE agent accused of impersonating officer to free Kansas inmate

A former agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been accused of impersonating an immigration officer during a foiled attempt to help an inmate escape from a local jail in Kansas. 

More>>

3 arrested after chase, shots fired at Wichita police Video included

Wichita police say they've arrested three people after a chase during which shots were fired at officers.  

More>>

Crime Stoppers kicks off 'Flip-A-Felon' campaign to find wanted men Video included

Local authorities and and Crime Stoppers are kicking off a new campaign to find people who have felony warrants in Sedgwick County. 

More>>

Kansas man admits sexually assaulting young student on school bus

A 22-year-old southeast Kansas man who was a school bus monitor has admitted to sexually abusing an elementary school student.

More>>

2 men hurt, woman arrested after Wichita officer-involved shooting, manhunt Video included

Incident at McDonald's at 21st and Amidon Incident at McDonald's at 21st and Amidon

Wichita police say two men remain hospitalized and a woman is in custody after a shooting and manhunt that began when the driver of a stolen Jeep tried to run over an officer. 

More>>

Winfield man rams police vehicles during chase, crashes into tree

John Charles McCoy (Cowley County Sheriff) John Charles McCoy (Cowley County Sheriff)

A Winfield man has been arrested after leading police on a chase that caused damage to private property and police vehicles.  

More>>

Shawnee Mission district to settle sexual assault lawsuit

google maps google maps

The Shawnee Mission School District will settle a lawsuit that alleged school officials didn't act when a male student was repeatedly accused of sexual offenses before he assaulted a student in a middle school classroom.

More>>

FBI needs help finding man who may have info about child sex assault victim

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who may have information about a child victim in a sexual exploitation case. 

More>>

Wichita man charged with murder in fatal beating

Speakman (left) and Collins Speakman (left) and Collins

A Wichita man has been charged with murder after beating another man so badly that he later died from his injuries.  

More>>

Ark City meth busts lead to arrest of 3 adults and 1 juvenile

A series of drug-related search warrants conducted throughout Arkansas City have led to the arrest of three adults and one juvenile.

More>>

KBI investigates deadly shooting near Plainville

The Rooks County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call at around 9 a.m Monday after a family member went to a home near Plainville and found Mark Reif dead.

More>>

Competency hearing ordered for Wichita man accused of killing son

From left: Patrick Javonovich, Brandi Marchant  and Zaiden Janonovich From left: Patrick Javonovich, Brandi Marchant and Zaiden Janonovich

A Wichita man charged with the death of his 2-year-old son earlier this year will undergo a competency evaluation and hearing before the case proceeds.

More>>

Wichita police ask for help to identify package thief

Wichita police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man caught on video stealing a package from the front porch of a home. 

More>>

Sheriff: New evidence confirms ID of Missouri woman's body

Authorities say dental records and a tattoo support an earlier tentative identification of a body found on a hillside in southwest Missouri.

More>>

Woman pleads guilty to starving, caging 11-year-old girl

Raymond Burks (left) and Jennifer Reed Raymond Burks (left) and Jennifer Reed

A northwest Missouri woman who handcuffed an 11-year-old girl to a cage and starved her for a more than a year will be sentenced in October.

More>>

Trailer with $100,000 in fossils reported stolen in Colorado

A trailer containing fossils worth more than $100,000 has been reported stolen from a Colorado parking lot. 

More>>

Former Haysville PE teacher pleads guilty to sex crime

A former Campus High School physical education teacher has pleaded guilty to attempted unlawful sexual relations with a student.  

More>>

Wichita man paid girl to recruit others for sex, court docs say

Long Van (Sedgwick County Jail) Long Van (Sedgwick County Jail)

Court documents accuse a 38-year-old Wichita man of paying a teenage girl to find other girls he could pay for sex. 

More>>

Wichita woman sentenced to probation for dog's death

A Wichita woman has been sentenced to six months of probation after her dogs attacked a neighbor's dog, which had to be euthanized.

More>>

Police say there was no gunfire at festival despite panic

WDAF-TV WDAF-TV

Panic broke out at a suburban Kansas City festival that celebrates pioneer history after festivalgoers falsely believed shots had been fired.

More>>

2 men hurt in central Wichita shooting

Two men are hurt after a shooting early Sunday morning in Wichita. 

More>>

Maize home burglarized while family sleeps

Early Wednesday morning, the McCormick's garage door was opened but not by anyone in the family because they were all inside fast asleep.

More>>

Wichita police to conduct DUI checkpoint this weekend

MGN Online MGN Online

Wichita police officers will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend. 

More>>

McPherson police investigate 2 school threats

McPherson police are investigating two unrelated threats of violence toward the local high school in a matter of hours. 

More>>

Suspect faces murder charge after man beaten in Dillons parking lot dies Video included

Speakman (left) and Collins Speakman (left) and Collins

Police spokesperson Charley Davidson said 35-year-old Steven Speakman allegedly battered Haley Collins an argument in the Dillons parking lot at 21st and Rock. 

More>>

2 in custody after shots fired at Missouri police officers

Two men are facing multiple felony charges after reportedly opening fire at police officers in unincorporated north St. Louis County. 

More>>

Police urging caution after string of car thefts Video included

KAKE file photo KAKE file photo

Four incidents of somebody stealing a car in Ark City, another ten in Wichita. Police are urging drivers to be extra cautious.  

More>>

Winfield school employee charged with child sex crime

Brenden Jantzen (Cowley County Jail) Brenden Jantzen (Cowley County Jail)

Police say a Winfield High School employee has been arrested and charged with a child sex crime.

More>>

Homeless woman found strangled in Hutchinson alley dies

Lora Stratton (GoFundMe) Lora Stratton (GoFundMe)

Authorities say a 29-year-old homeless woman found strangled and unconscious in a Hutchinson alley late last month has died.

More>>

10 cars stolen in Wichita this week had keys left in them

pakwheels.com pakwheels.com

Wichita police say 10 vehicles reported stolen in the city this week had keys left in them. 

More>>

Dozens of dogs, other animals rescued from alleged 'cruelty situation' in Kingman Video included

(Meredith Lee/The HSUS) The Humane Society of the United States is assisting the Kingman County Sheriff’s Office in removing approximately 30 dogs from an alleged cruelty situation in Kingman, Kansas. (Meredith Lee/The HSUS) The Humane Society of the United States is assisting the Kingman County Sheriff’s Office in removing approximately 30 dogs from an alleged cruelty situation in Kingman, Kansas.

The Humane Society says about 30 dogs and and about a half-dozen other animals were rescued from an alleged animal cruelty situation in south-central Kansas.

More>>

Police arrest woman for prostitution at Hutchinson massage parlor

Detectives and officers with the department's Repeat Offender Unit conducted a search warrant at Spring Spa at 1509 North Lorraine. 

More>>

Man sentenced in death of Oklahoma man in Kansas

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for the death of an Oklahoma man. 

More>>

Wichita teens arrested for burglary, gas station robbery

Wichita police say they've arrested three teenagers in connection to a burglary at a shopping center and that two of them also robbed a gas station. 

More>>

Welfare agency had repeated involvement before Wichita toddler died

Kansas child welfare officials say they received repeated reports about a Wichita toddler before he died of an overdose of the addiction treatment medication methadone. 

More>>

Leavenworth authorities search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

The Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a hit-and-run accident that left a man dead. 

More>>

Man arrested for 2014 shooting death in south Wichita

Jail records show James Leon Edwards was booked early Sunday morning for first-degree murder in commission of a felony and a parole violation.

More>>

Kansas among top 10 states with most registered sex offenders

Kansas recently ranked in the top 10 states with the most sex offenders per capita, according to a report by AsecureLife.

More>>

Salina pharmacist, husband sentenced in opioid diversion

A 29-year-old Salina pharmacist has been sentenced to three years of probation for diverting prescription drugs containing opioids. 

More>>

Missing pregnant 19-year-old found dead, baby cut from her womb

A 19-year-old pregnant woman who vanished last month was found dead in a Chicago home, authorities said. Police said they believe she was killed and her unborn baby was forcibly removed. 

More>>

Video shows moment elderly man is pushed off bus before his death

A 25-year-old woman is behind bars after an elderly man died after being pushed out of a bus. Cadesha Bishop faces a charge of open murder on an elderly, vulnerable person. 

More>>

Multi-state child pornography sting leads to 82 arrests, 17 rescues

WSB-TV WSB-TV

A roundup operation targeting child pornography suspects resulted in 82 arrests across eight states. 

More>>

Woman sentenced to die for starving her 10-year-old stepdaughter to death

A woman has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for starving her stepdaughter to death in an Atlanta suburb in 2013.

More>>

More than 500,000 bees killed by vandals in Texas

More than half a million bees were killed during a weekend break-in at a pasture in south Texas. 

More>>

2 children bitten multiple times at different day care facilities in Arizona

In unrelated yet disturbingly similar incidents, two toddlers were apparently bitten multiple times at Arizona day care facilities. 

More>>

Police: Dad shot 2-year-old son in the face with shotgun during fight with boy's mom

Prosecutors say a man intentionally shot and wounded his 2-year-old son in the face during a fight with the boy’s mother in southern Michigan.

More>>

A 71-year-old man has been arrested on 100 counts of rape

A 71-year-old central Louisiana man has been arrested on 100 preliminary counts of first-degree rape, accused of criminal sexual conduct with minors decades ago, authorities said.

More>>

Police: 23-year-old disabled Oklahoma man hospitalized weighing 30 pounds

An investigation has been launched into the caretakers of a 23-year-old disabled man who checked into the hospital weighing 30 pounds. 

More>>