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Wichita police identify ‘poopetrator’ who defecated in Beauty Supply store

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department said it’s identified the woman accused of defecating in the store aisle early last week. The Wichita Police Department asks for the public’s help in trying to identify a woman who entered a northeast Wichita Beauty Supply store and defecated in the middle of an aisle.
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WASAB considers vote to ban Petland animal sales in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - It's not the first-time people have accused Petland of selling sick animals, and now, the Wichita Animal Services Advisory Board is considering a vote to ban retailers in the city from selling dogs and cats. But Petland says it works only with legitimate breeders and is...
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How to avoid KDOT’s 24-mile detour at Newton

NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) — For the last two weeks of May, highway drivers heading east from Newton have to deal with the closing of a popular highway ramp. The Kansas Department of Transportation is closing the northbound U.S. Interstate 135 ramp to eastbound U.S. Highway 50 on Wednesday, May 18, so it can be patched. […]
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WPD: Wichita man attempted to murder older brother

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A 62-year-old Wichita man charged with attempted first-degree murder tried to murder his older brother in their backyard, according to new court filings. An affidavit says on April 25, around 5:23 p.m., Phoukong Khamvongsa was arguing with his brother about having friends over to play music, when he pointed the gun, […]
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Torchy’s offering free tacos and queso this weekend

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Wichitans can score a free taco this weekend during Torchy’s Tacos “Free Taco And Queso Bash” event scheduled for May 19-22. Both locations in Wichita, on the east side at the intersection of 21st and Rock Rd, and the west side at 29th St. and Maize Rd., are offering one free […]
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Penn. high schooler breaks Jim Ryun’s mile record that had stood since 1965

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 17-year-old runner in Pennsylvania broke a record set by a Wichita native that had stood for nearly 60 years. Gary Martin, a senior at Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster, Pa. ran a mile in 3:57.98 without the aid of a pacer. Martin narrowly broke Ryun’s high school record of 3:58. 3. Ryun, running for Wichita East, set his record at the 1965 Kansas High School state meet.
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A few storms tonight, hot Thursday

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Meteorologist Peyton Sanders says that we will have one more day of hot weather Thursday before cooler weather returns for the end of the week. A few thunderstorms will move across western and southern Kansas tonight. The stronger storms could produce damaging wind gusts and isolated large hail.
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Wichita emergency veterinary hospital experiencing staffing shortage

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - The Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital of Wichita is experiencing a shortage of veterinarians causing it too potentially close periodically. The hospital, which is supposed to be open 24/7, had to close overnight earlier this month because of the staffing shortage. Medical Director Dr. Brock Lofgreen said until he finds more doctors, the problem will continue.
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El Dorado swimming pool closed for the summer

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The City of El Dorado announced Tuesday that its swimming pool will be closed this year because there was concern the pool could carry an electrical charge. An electrician was helping the city replace underwater lightbulbs that had burned out when it was discovered that El...
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New Kansas food web site will launch

Wichita, KS – May 18, 2022 Households seeking food assistance have a much easier way to find help thanks to a project supported by the Sunflower Foundation. A new website - www.kansasfoodsource.org - is designed to help people in need of food assistance find pantry locations in their areas. The website also features a link for help applying for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) or food stamps, along with a link for upcoming summer food sites for children.
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Building You: Matteo Taha of Bella Luna Cafe

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are featuring businesses owned by individuals with heritage from the continent of Asia, who are hiring this month. Bella Luna Cafe has job openings for both the New Market Square and Bradley Fair locations in...
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