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Chase ends with crash in west Wichita

An overnight police chase ended with a crash in a west Wichita neighborhood. Sheriff’s deputies reportedly tried to stop a stolen car after seeing suspicious activity near Kellogg and West. The driver fled, reportedly getting onto Kellogg, then going the wrong way on I-235. The driver got off the highway, and the chase resumed on West street.
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Police pursuit ends when suspect crashes into pole

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A brief police chase early Friday ended when the suspect attempted to avoid spikes and crashed into a telephone pole and parked cars. The chase began at around 3:20 a.m. after deputies observed suspicious activity from suspects near a vehicle with a trailer near Kellogg and West Street. The suspects dropped the trailer at a local business, and deputies discovered that the vehicle and the trailer were both stolen. They followed the vehicle and attempted to make a stop, but the vehicle got onto Kellogg and then drove the wrong way on I-235 for a few minutes.

Newton man seriously injured after falling off homemade golf cart

NEWTON, Kan. (KSNW) — A Newton man was hospitalized with suspected serious injuries after falling off a homemade golf cart on Wednesday afternoon. The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) Crash Log says the 22-year-old man was driving the homemade golf cart eastbound on James Court in Newton when he fell off. The vehicle left the roadway […]

Two suspects charged for weekend Kansas killing

SEDGWICK COUNTY— Two Kansas men arrested in connection with a fatal weekend shooting made their first appearance in court. Christopher Dyas, 21, of Wichita is charged with first-degree murder and Saquorea Sweeney, 24, of Wichita is charged with obstructing apprehension or prosecution, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office.

What’s Happening This Weekend in Wichita (August 19-21)

Searching for ideas on what to do in Wichita this weekend? Looking to plan ahead for something in the future? We got you covered with What’s Happening This Weekend In Wichita. Jump to Section:. Best Things To Do | Live Music | Performing Arts. What’s Happening This Weekend In...

Video: This 500-pound tortoise has been escaping zoos for decades

WICHITA, Kan. — You might think "Rocket" is a funny name for slow moving tortoise. But the 90-year-old, 500-pound tortoise is a master escape artist who has broken out of enclosures at two different zoos. Now, the massive reptile finally has a new home where he can't roam. Watch...

Crime Stoppers: Thieves steal flowers from downtown Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police need help stopping vandalism and theft along Douglas in downtown. Hundreds of planters’ line Douglas between Washington and Main and they are overflowing with flowers. "The people love it,” said Cindy Carnahan. “Everyone loves the flowers." Cindy Carnahan calls herself the...

Campos trial now set for December

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A new trial date has been set for a Wichita man who is charged with abducting a woman in Wichita and then trying to kill her at Cheney State Park and wounding a child. Kamden Campos trial date is December 6. Campos is facing 12 counts...

First Look at Tutors Pizza

A new restaurant has opened called Tutors Pizza. Located at 524 S. Seneca, they aim to draw in a much more diverse audience than past businesses in the location. With pizza, arcade games, a play area for children, a patio with corn hole and televisions everywhere, Tutors Pizza is a family-friendly pizza place with lots to do.

Local hospice staff helps fulfill a dying wish

WICHITA - To marry Armando, and to never be forgotten. These were the two wishes that Monica Velasquez shared with Phoenix Home Care and Hospice nurse, Hillary Kreutzer, as Hillary laid in the hospital bed holding her. At the time, Monica was experiencing severe pain indicating her cervical cancer was...

Storms possible through early Saturday

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Meteorologist Adrian Campa says storm chances return to the forecast this afternoon through the overnight hours. Storms will be scattered to widespread at times. The best chance of seeing storms will be over southern and eastern Kansas after 2 p.m. into the evening hours. While some storms may be strong to severe with heavy rain, small hail, and gusty winds, widespread severe weather is not expected.