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Jury convicts Wichita man of murdering pregnant woman killed in Central & Ridge crash
Samantha Russell was eight months pregnant with her first child when a truck Javan Ervin was driving while fleeing from police barreled through a stoplight at Central and Ridge.
Woman charged in deadly Old Town shooting bonds out of jail
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 19-year-old woman charged with first-degree murder is out of jail, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Thursday. She was being held on a $500,000 bond. La’Niha Banks is charged in the shooting death of 19-year-old Lationna Johnson. Johnson was shot in a vehicle...
Bicyclist dies after being struck by vehicle in west Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A man in his 40s is dead following an accident in which he was struck by a vehicle. Sergeant Jerry Manuel with the Wichita Police Department said that the accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. near the corner of Dugan Street and Taft. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, they found a man critically injured. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.
Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita
Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita Man knifed, shoes stolen in N. Wichita
Sedgwick County looks to build emergency preparedness center
12 News got the chance to speak with the actor playing Aaron Burr. Kansas Humane Society waiving adoption fee for adult dogs through Friday. The Kansas Humane Society announced an incentive to help clear space for more animals in need of a home. Gail Finney Memorial Foster Care Bill of...
‘It sticks with you,’: WFD Battalion Chief recalls DeBruce Grain elevator explosion
Thursday marks 25 years since the deadly DeBruce Grain elevator, the largest in the world at the time, exploded.
Late response times leave people wondering: is 911 the new non-emergency line?
WICHITA (KAKE) - The sound of fire trucks responding to 911 calls is something several people in Sedgwick County are not hearing fast enough. Some residents took to the Wichita Firefighters IAFF Local 135 Facebook page, voicing not only their frustration but concerns over no response to 9-1-1 calls or lengthy delays.
Revealing Restaurant Inspections: Cockroaches, Mold, and Critical Violations in Wichita, Kansas
Keeping food establishments clean and maintaining proper hygiene is crucial for the well-being of consumers. Routine inspections conducted by the Kansas Department of Agriculture serve as a means to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with food safety regulations. In a recent inspection period, several restaurants and businesses in Sedgwick County, specifically in Wichita, Kansas, were found to be out of compliance, with violations ranging from plumbing issues to the presence of cockroaches and mold. Let's take a closer look at some of the establishments that failed inspections and those that passed with flying colors.
Fire under control at south Wichita motel
The Wichita Fire Department responded to a fire at a south Wichita motel.
Police catch man cutting catalytic converters at Kan. car dealer
SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man for alleged theft. Just after 5a.m. Wednesday, a witness called 911 to report that they heard the sound of a Sawzall cutting metal coming from the Super Car Guy’s lot in the 100 block of N. West Street in Wichita, according to a media release.
Man suffers from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
An individual is in a Wichita hospital after what local authorities have ruled an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. In a press release, Seward County Undersheriff Ryan Roehr said around 8:30 a.m. Monday, a call was received reporting an individual laying on the ground near the intersection of Road R and Road 4 in rural Seward County.
Gov. Kelly signs Gail Finney child welfare bill in Wichita
TOPEKA (KSNT) – Governor Laura Kelly signed the child welfare bill 2024 alongside Wichita legislators and community members Thursday, June 8. The bill, named in honor of Representative Gail Finney, outlines the rights of foster youth, foster parents and family caregivers, according to a press release from the State of Kansas. “Representative Gail Finney was […]
Cafe that was never supposed to be a cafe celebrates 10 years of success, lessons learned
Its now one of Wichita’s favorite places to meet up for coffee and a croissant. But a cafe was not in the owners’ original plans.
Authorities investigate bomb threat to courthouse; no threat found
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update 10:10 a.m.: Assistant county manager Tania Cole said Sedgwick County District Court received an anonymous call to their call center line from Thursday morning stating there was a bomb at the Courthouse that was set to go off in the morning. Courthouse police contacted the...
Regal parent company files to possibly get out of east-side Warren Theatre lease
There’s a chance one of Wichita’s longtime Warren Theatres may close depending on what happens in bankruptcy court.
'There should be protests': Former Towne West mall employee says paychecks keep bouncing
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - "This is frustrating. Very frustrating. Because you're not paid on time for the time that you work." This former Towne West Square employee, who wants to go by "Joseph" out of fear of retaliation, says there's a big problem. "I was told prior to working there...
Wichita man sentenced in 2019 fatal shooting
The last of four men involved in a 2019 shooting death in Wichita has been sentenced.
More storms possible Friday
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says more rain and thunder in the forecast over the coming days, but chances of severe weather will remain low but the timing could have some of you rearranging weekend plans. The best chance for evening storms tonight will be in north...
Woman found in middle of Wichita road has died
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House Bill 2024 legalizes newborn safety devices
The bill allows a parent of a person with lawful custody the right to surrender an infant who is younger than 60 days to a safety device.
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