Sedgwick County, KS

Wichita police identify man killed after west side standoff

Wichita police have identified the man who was killed Wednesday in a confrontation with a SWAT team after a nine-hour standoff at a west side home. 39-year-old Gregorio Banuelos was killed around 10:30 Wednesday morning after a SWAT team went into a home in the 500 block of North Milstead, in a neighborhood near Central and 119th Street West.
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KDOT shares plans to expand stretch of East Kellogg to 6 lanes

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Traffic cones will soon make a comeback on Kellogg. Thursday, people in east Wichita and Andover had the chance to learn about a big project slated to start later this year. The Kansas Department of Transportation plans to expand Kellogg to six lanes from K-96 in...

Sedgwick County Tag Offices see major delays

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — When Michael Elliott walked into the Douglas Tag Office Tuesday to renew his tags, he was surprised to have been turned away. He says he was told all slots that day were full and that he would need to text to reserve a slot first thing Wednesday morning. When he did […]

Top of the Class 2022 - Tiffany Nguyen

Academic Honors & Awards: Honor Roll, Valedictorian, 1st place in the Biomed Magnet Projects,. High School Involvement: National Honor Society (president), Student Council (treasurer), Tri-M Music Honor Society, Asian and Culture Club, UNICEF, Varsity Swim, KMEA District Orchestra, and Students Empowerment (fundraising coordinator) Favorite Food: Sushi. Favorite Movie: My favorite...

Top of the Class 2022 - Vaughn Decker

Academic Honors & Awards: #1 class rank, Kansas Governor’s Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Commended Student, Three-Year Academic Letterman, Academic All-State Cross-Country, Yale Young Global Scholar, Completed Brown University Pre-College Program, Wichita State Shocker Honors Scholar. High School Involvement: Student Council Class Representative, National Honors Society, Pep Club, Spanish Club,...

Youth food insecurity addressed at Central Kansas Hunger Summit

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Food insecurity affects more than 30,000 youth in Sedgwick County. At the Central Kansas Hunger Summit held in Wichita on Thursday, community leaders looked for solutions. “When I thought about opening up the gym, I knew it was gonna take a sacrifice from my part,” Tracey Mason, Sr. said. Mason owns […]

Biggest cities in Kansas 150 years ago

After the completion of the 1860 census and the election of President Abraham Lincoln, America imploded. Eleven southern states seceded from the Union in 1861, instigating four bloody years of the Civil War and fundamentally altering the social history of the U.S. The estimates of deaths caused by the Civil War begin around 600,000, but some claim as many as 750,000 individuals died throughout the conflict.