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Regional Headlines for Sunday, July 21, 2013


Honeywell to Move 40 Jobs to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita will add 40 jobs through the closure of a Honeywell Aerospace avionics repair shop in suburban Cleveland. The Wichita Eagle reports that the jobs will be moved to Honeywell's service center at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. Honeywell spokesman Scott Sayres says the openings are primarily for electronic technicians. But a few openings are for support positions, including material handlers, quality and integrated supply chain supervisors.


Washburn Plans New Buildings, Renovations

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New facilities and renovations of existing buildings are part of a new vision being pushed by officials at Washburn University over the next decade. The plans, approved Thursday by the Topeka university's board of regents, include a new building for the law school, student housing and a building to house a new welcome center.


Third Arrest for Stealing Weapons from Sheriff's Vehicles

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A third man has been charged with stealing weapons from Sedgwick County sheriff's vehicles. Sedgwick County District Attorney spokesman Dan Dillon said in an email this weekend that 21-year-old Erick White of Wichita faces three counts of burglary, two counts of possession of stolen property, criminal possession of a firearm and theft in the case. He's jailed on $300,000 bond.


Wamego Man Arrested for $25K Theft

WAMEGO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Wamego man in connection with the theft of about $25,000 from the Flint Hills Area Builders Association. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the theft was reported Tuesday. A suspect in the case was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of theft and making false information.



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