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Steve McIntosh
October 30, 2020 - 5:33 am
Police are investigating a fatal shooting just west of downtown Wichita. Around 2:15 this morning first responders were called to the Villa Del Mar apartments, in the 500 block of north Nims. They found a shooting victim ... pronounced dead at the scene at 2:40. Police identify the victim as 34-...
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Steve McIntosh
October 27, 2020 - 9:55 am
The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office has opened an investigation into an attack ad involving lawmakers. A lawsuit claims Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell, Wichita City Council Member James Clendenin, and Rep. Michael Capps attempted to defame Mayor Brandon Whipple by...
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Steve McIntosh
October 27, 2020 - 5:37 am
A man is dead and a woman seriously injured following a crash in Harvey County. The crash occurred Monday night at Highway 50 and Emma Creek Road, west of Newton. The Kansas Highway patrol reports a car was traveling slowly because of bad weather, when a pickup slammed into the car from the rear...
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Steve McIntosh
October 26, 2020 - 10:23 am
Matthew Colborn ... the man responsible for producing a false political attack ad against Mayor Brandon Whipple ... has been released from the lawsuit surrounding it. An audio file of a meeting between State Representative Michael Capps, Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell, Wichita City...
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Steve McIntosh
October 26, 2020 - 5:53 am
A taste of wintry weather for central Kansas today. Here in the south central part of the state, we have a Winter Weather Advisory through tonight. The forecast says Wichita's high temperature may not reach 30 degrees. We're expecting rain, snow, and drizzle today ... with possible accumulation of...
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Steve McIntosh
October 23, 2020 - 10:53 am
Police are investigating a criminal homicide in the death of 33-year-old Stephanie Duran of Wichita. Thursday morning, officers responded to a call of an unresponsive female in a room at the Budget Motel in the 1300 block of South Broadway. Officers found Duran unresponsive and with injuries to her...
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Steve McIntosh
October 20, 2020 - 10:00 am
Some rural Kansas communities are now getting hit hard by COVID 19. Sedgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News "lot of counties ignored the pandemic". He says we've learned that it's a virus that spreads easily and "can spread quickly". At Wednesday's meeting, the Sedgwick...
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Steve McIntosh
October 19, 2020 - 9:45 am
Wichita Police have arrested a 59-year-old man on a charge of criminal threat against Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple. Friday, police said they were alerted to threatening statements on social media, directed toward Mayor Whipple by Meredith Dowty of Wichita, a retired firefighter. Mayor Whipple...
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Steve McIntosh
October 16, 2020 - 10:36 am
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 5.9 percent in September. This was a decrease from 6.9 percent in August and an increase from 3.1 percent in September 2019. Seasonally adjusted job...
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Steve McIntosh
October 12, 2020 - 9:57 am
Some Kansas counties are seeing a spike in the numbers of COVID-19 cases. And Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News we may see an increase in positive cases in Sedgwick County, as more people stay indoors during colder weather and more people are back in the classroom. And Whipple says as...
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