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Derby High School basketball star beats doctors odds, saying he had 1% chance of playing again
DERBY, Kan. (KAKE) - Imagine being told in the 8th grade you'd only have a 1% chance of playing basketball again after falling and breaking your hip. That's exactly what happened to one Derby High School student. Jack Ulwelling didn't let what a doctor told him stop him from getting...
Local trash company leaving customers stuck with piles of trash and no answers
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A local trash company is causing big problems for its customers, leaving dozens of them stuck with piles of trash for weeks on end. After promising to pick up trash week after week but never showing up, customers say the company is now ignoring them completely.
Employee injured in shooting behind west Wichita business
Police are investigating a Friday evening shooting that left one person injured. Officers were called to the 500 block of South West Street around 6:30 p.m. and they found an employee injured behind a business. Investigators said an argument led to the shooting. The employee was seriously injured and police...
Kansas jail deputy hospitalized after attack by inmate
SEDGWICK COUNTY —A Kansas jail deputy was injured during an altercation with an inmate Friday at the Sedgwick County Detention Facility. Just after 8a.m. Friday, the deputy attempted to collect the breakfast tray of inmate 34-year-old Joshua Ratcliff in Pod 17 for it to be sent back to the kitchen to be cleaned, according to Sheriff's Lt. Nathan Gibbs.
2 critically injured in crash near 13th and Tyler
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two people suffered critical injuries in a crash reported late Friday night in a neighborhood southwest of 13th and Tyler. Sedgwick County dispatch confirmed one of the two injured was in extremely critical condition at the scene in the 1100 block of West 10th Street. Both...
What would happen if Boeing acquired Spirit AeroSystems?
Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems.
Prison time for Kansas carjacking with kids in the vehicle
SEDGWICK COUNTY —A Kansas man has been sentenced to prison for stealing a car with two children inside. On Monday, a Sedgwick County judge sentenced 32-year-old Tyler Kirkhart to just more than seven years in prison for aggravated child endangerment and theft, according to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's office.
Fire damages west Wichita home
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A west Wichita home was damaged by an early morning fire. Crews were called to a house fire at the intersection of Douglas and Florence around 5:30 Saturday morning. When crews arrived, they found an abandoned house fully engulfed in flames, with power lines potentially involved.
Two critical after northwest Wichita crash
Police said two people were critically injured in a crash late Friday night in northwest Wichita. A car hit a tree and overturned shortly after 11 p.m. in the 1100 block of West 10th, in a neighborhood hear 13th and Tyler Road. Two people were pinned in the car, and crews got them out and took them to a hospital.
Storm Track 3 Forecast: Warmer and windier, high fire danger this weekend
Patchy dense fog to start the morning off, but otherwise skies have done a good job of clearing up overnight. Dense Fog Advisories will expire at 9 am. South winds and sunshine today will bring the expected strong warmup for the afternoon. Temperatures jump into the 70s and near 80 in western Kansas as strong winds develop.
Men on probation for chasing, holding teens at gunpoint in Wichita neighborhood
The teens told Wichita police they were on their way to McDonald’s after playing video games during a sleepover when the men started chasing them.
Wichita contractor agrees to pay restitution for incomplete work
A Wichita contractor accused of not completing work on a kitchen remodel has agreed to pay restitution and a fine.
Wichita officer who changed answer on form before Cedric Lofton’s death loses license
The Kansas Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training did not specify why the license was revoked.
Jury convicts Wichita woman of murdering young mother who broke up Old Town fight
Police have said La’Tionna Johnson had broken up a fight and was leaving Old Town when La’Niha Banks fired a gun into a vehicle, striking her.
Botulism risk. Old sauce. Food sinks tied to sewer. Wichita KS restaurant inspections
Seven businesses failed inspections. Their problems include washing machines that didn’t sanitize, old ice cream, a risk of botulism from thawing seafood improperly and food sinks with problematic ties to sewer systems, reports say.
Famous Wichita restaurant closed for 16 years is coming back to life — buffet style
Reservations are required for the three-day revival, and only one day still has availability.
WFD battalion chief released from hospital after crash
First responders are on the scene of a crash near downtown Wichita involving a Wichita Fire Department battalion chief.
10 Best Local Eateries In Wichita, Kansas
Wichita, Kansas, is a vibrant city known for its rich history, diverse culture, and delectable cuisine. As the largest city in the state, Wichita boasts a thriving culinary scene that showcases a blend of traditional Midwestern flavors and innovative culinary creations. From cozy diners to upscale eateries, the local food establishments in Wichita offer a delightful array of dishes that cater to every palate.
Study: Wichita grocery store ranked 9th worst in nation
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A recent study has found that a certain Wichita Walmart Supercenter has ranked ninth worst in the United States. The study done by Solitaired used Google reviews from the 100 most populated cities in the U.S., focusing on the first grocery store results in each city. This process resulted in a dataset encompassing 3,000 individual grocery store review pages, the organization said.
The Wichita school district could close six schools. How did we get here?
The Wichita school board will vote Monday on a plan that would close six schools — Hadley and Jardine middle schools, and Clark, Cleaveland, Park and Payne elementaries. The move would require about 2,200 students to attend new schools in August. Employees from the vacated schools would have to find jobs elsewhere in the district.