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July 21, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back of the neck Sunday morning near downtown. Wichita Police and emergency crews responded around 11:15 AM to a shooting call in the 900 block of South Topeka, near Kellogg and Broadway. When authorities arrived, they found a man inside a...
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July 21, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Electric charging stations have been introduced at the Topeka, Lawrence and Towanda services areas on the Kansas Turnpike. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced the additions Wednesday, calling the charging stations "a game changer" for electric vehicle drivers, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. The...
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July 21, 2019 - 10:13 am
Westar Energy says it may take until mid-afternoon before power is restored to a small area in north Wichita. A vehicle hit a power pole in the 5600 block of N. Legion, near 53rd Street North and Meridian just after 7 a.m.. Less than 100 customers are affected, according to Westar.
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July 20, 2019 - 9:37 pm
The 25th annual AIDS walk in Wichita took place Saturday downtown amid a rise in the virus among certain demographics. According to HIV.gov, between 2012 and 2016, diagnoses for the disease were mostly stable. However, there was a 12 percent rise in diagnoses among Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual...
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July 20, 2019 - 7:52 pm
One man has died and one woman was injured after a head on collision in Wichita this afternoon. It happened at the intersection of west 53rd and north Gow at around 12:30 PM. The cause of the accident is unknown, but police say that drugs and alcohol were not a factor. All safety belts and airbags...
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July 20, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Hundreds of people received services from community businesses and agencies today as the Convoy of Hope made its way to Wichita. At this time of the year, kids and their parents are thinking about buying back to school supplies, getting vaccinations, having physicals and the costs associated with...
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July 20, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Governor Laura Kelly named 13 people to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Task Force on Friday. The group is tasked with developing a strategy for the state to respond to the public health concern by 2020. As people age, the thought of Alzheimer's can be in the back of their minds. For example,...
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July 20, 2019 - 6:47 pm
Ford County Deputies arrest suspect impersonating law enforcement. It happened early Saturday morning around 1:45 a.m. on Highway 50 ,when deputies were dispatched to a call of a suspicious vehicle that had pulled over a car using emergency lights. The vehicle using the emergency lights was...
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July 20, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers need your help finding a thief. The man entered the east entrance at the Dillard's at Towne East. Next, he nonchalantly walked up to a table, grabbed several designer handbags and took off running. If you have any information on this incident, you can submit tips...
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July 20, 2019 - 3:59 pm
A 55-year-old man has been fatally shot outside his north Wichita home. Wichita police say the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday in the Benjamin Hills neighborhood. According to reports, the man had just returned from a trip to the grocery store after work to his home when he was shot. A...
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