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UPDATE: Father pleads guilty to leaving child alone in closet

Donovan Turner pleaded guilty to child endangerment on Friday.

FF12: Mayor requests police body cams by end of year

Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer says he wants body cameras on every police officer in the city. Thursday night, community members voiced concerns and frustrations with public safety at a discussion setup to prevent what happened in Ferguson, Missouri from happening in Wichita.

Man sentenced to nearly 8 years for elderly woman's death

UPDATE: An El Dorado man was sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison Friday. He was charged in a traffic accident that resulted in a Wichita woman's death.

Prosecutors said Matthew Mabry pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery in the death of Arlene Root, 90, in June of 2013.

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Topeka jeweler accused of buying stolen goods

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is accused of knowingly buying stolen jewelry at his Topeka store, then reselling it as scrap gold.

Mom tries to run over bf

Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Thur. Aug 28

Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets. 

Deputies make largest heroin bust in county history

A traffic stop leads to the largest bust of heroin in Sedgwick County history. Sheriff's deputies also seized a large amount of methamphetamine along with it. More than half a million dollars worth of drugs were stopped in a cross-country transport.

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Police: Man grabs wheel from wife, crashes car

Wichita Police are looking for a man after a head-on crash last night. Police say he grabbed the wheel while his wife was driving, and swerved the car into oncoming traffic.

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Police: Man attacked girlfriend, threatened unborn child

Police arrest a man for attacking his girlfriend, setting some clothes on fire, and threatening her unborn baby.

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