Zach Coon Pleads Guilty to Pair of Felonies


A Winfield man Thursday pleaded guilty, in Sedgwick County Dist. Court, to two felony sex crimes in 2012 that involved a 12-year-old girl. 26-year-old Zach Coon appeared in the Wichita courtroom of Judge David Kaufman to enter pleas on two counts of aggr

Man is arrested after disturbance in Ark City


Officers responding to a disturbance in Ark City, early this morning, have arrested a Texas man accused of attacking and injuring a woman. Just after midnight, police were called to the 200 block of South 7th in response to a disturbance. They arrived to

Ark City Man is Killed in Crash Near Eureka


An Ark City man was killed Monday night in accident that occurred in Greenwood County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. 46-year-old Kelly T. Oxford was dead at the scene of an accident that occurred on U.S. 54 Highway east of Eureka. The two-vehic

Woman Arrested After Crash on Summit Saturday


Police arrested a Wichita woman Saturday night following a minor-injury accident on S. Summit in Ark City. Just after 9, emergency crews responded to an accident near the intersection of Summit and Jefferson. A 2005 Dodge Stratus driven by Robert Rebeter

Police: AC Man Attacked Restaurant Staff With Bat


An Ark City man - reportedly upset over a call-in food order - was arrested and taken to jail late Saturday, after he is said to have attacked the kitchen staff at Daisy Mae's Cafe. Scott E. McGuire, 45, was booked into jail on two counts of aggravat

Authorities Arrest Suspect Who Took Off in Patrol Car


Authorities have arrested man they had been searching for since he stole a patrol car late Wednesday and crashed it, before fleeing on foot. 26-year-old Derek M. Shrewsberry was around 10 a.m. this morning in Ark City. He was located when police acted on

Winfield Student Hospitalized After Being Struck by Car


A local student was taken to the hospital Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle in east Winfield. Around 7:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to the area of 12th and Harris Rd. where a 7-year-old boy on a bicycle was hit by a car. The boy was in

Man Injured in Crash Near Winfield Improving


The condition of a local man is continuing to improve as he recovers from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident that occurred last week east of Winfield. Nick Maruska is now listed in fair condition at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, accordin

Driver Charged in Crash That Killed AC Man


Indiana prosecutors have formally charged a 23-year-old man who was said to be drunk and driving when he caused the accident that killed John Walker of Ark City. The Madison Courier reports that Jordan T. Griffin, of Madison, Ind. is facing a count of dr

Man Left His Vehicle Behind to Avoid Arrest


An Ark City man was arrested early Wednesday morning after parking his vehicle in the middle of a local street and leaving the scene in an apparent attempt to avoid being taken into custody. John M. Armitage, 20, was found a few blocks from his vehicle,