Kansas man ordered to write letters of apology for armed standoff

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – An armed man who threatened law enforcement officers during an eight-hour Lawrence standoff has been ordered to write letters of apology to three officers and undergo alcoholism treatment. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that 49-year-old David Rainbolt faces two years in prison if he fails at probation. The sentencing Wednesday comes one […]

LoopNet president not fazed by planned new local commercial real estate site – Wichita Business Journal

LoopNet’s president says he believes a new commercial real estate service being started in Wichita isn’t likely to cut into his company’s business in the city. Based in San Francisco, LoopNet is one of the most widely used commercial property listing sites in the U.S. Because of pricing concerns from a number of people with […]

Opinion Line (March 11)

E-mail comments, 40 words or fewer, to opline@wichitaeagle.com I received a worthless mailer from Ron Estes but can’t get information in the mail regarding early voting times and places in the upcoming election? The one sure way to obtain this information is being denied. The motive? Pretty sure the state of Kansas should sue the […]

Search for 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez enters 10th day

Teams on Friday searched Chisholm Creek Park for 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – Another day has passed with no sign of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez. Some Wichita citizens joined in the search at two parks where law enforcement officers have already looked. One group on Monday searched Chisholm Creek Park, while another looked around […]

Wichita swimmer aiming to become one of the best

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Astrid Dirkzwager is one of the best swimmers in the state of Kansas, and the Wichita East sophomore is continuing to push herself to see just how much she is capable of.. Astrid’s coach Alison Pick believes she has […]

10 fun things to do in Wichita this weekend

Monster Jam driver Linsey Read takes you inside Scooby-Doo, one of the Monster Trucks that will be at Intrust Bank Arena this weekend. Looking for things to do? Matt Riedl is your go-to guy for entertainment, art and culture news in Wichita. Start the conversation, or Read more at The Wichita Eagle. Source Article

Men Accused In Kansas Bomb Plot Saw Refugees As Threat, Wanted To ‘Wake America Up’

This Friday, Feb, 3, 2017 photograph shows the apartment complex targeted in Garden City, Kan. Prosecutors allege a plot to detonate truck bombs the day after the election at an apartment complex where 120 Somali immigrants live in western Kansas. (Orlin Wagner/AP) A trial begins in March in Wichita, Kansas, for three men accused of […]

Official rules for The Wichita Eagle’s 2018 Oscar contest | The Wichita Eagle

The Wichita Eagle’s Oscar Ballot Contest OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. 1. CONTEST DESCRIPTION Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. SUBSCRIBE NOW The sponsor (“Sponsor”) is The Wichita Eagle and Beacon Publishing Company […]

Real Estate Said Goodbye to 2017 With Record Prices

Median home prices rose 8.1 percent year-over-year according to the January National Housing Report by RE/MAX. The report indicated that 50 of 54 markets surveyed by RE/MAX reported price increases even the sales in December 2017 dropped 3.3 percent from a year earlier, with 39 markets reporting fewer transactions. The report indicated that a monthly […]