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Kansas’ Ad Hoc Pretrial Justice Task Force has been looking at ways to improve the state’s pretrial detention program. Its report will be released soon. Currently, 53% of county jail detainees haven’t been convicted - they just can’t afford bond or out-of-court supervision before trial.

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The streets of Wichita have been dangerous in the past few weeks. There have been daily shootings, most of them happening in Wichita’s northeast urban core. A number of the shootings have gone unreported, and the ones that are reported have ended fatally.

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“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” became a rallying cry this summer, emblazoned on T-shirts worn by celebrities and sports stars while protesters filled the streets demanding police accountability. In the end, none of the officers were charged with Taylor’s killing, although one wa…

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In the case of Breonna Taylor's killing during a drug raid gone wrong, a Kentucky grand jury today charged fired Louisville Officer Brett Hankison with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing into Taylor’s neighbors’ homes during the raid on the night of March 13 - but brought no char…

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In case you missed it last Thursday, Sept. 17, Second Chance Thursdays are continuing.  Second Chance Thursday offers individuals with an outstanding warrant for a traffic citation issued in the city of Wichita and opportunity to quickly clear their warrant without going through the Sedgwick…

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The team behind the redesign of Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square Park has released conceptual plans for the new park this week. The park will serve as an entryway to the new Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine School while highlighting the life and legacy of one of Wichita's most promin…