Local News

December 16, 2018 - 6:29 pm
The Wichita Police Department has arrested two 17-year-old male suspects in connection with three aggravated robberies from this morning. Early this morning three armed robberies were reported to WPD Officers. The first robbery was approximately at 7:45 a.m., at the Kwik Shop, located at 2760 S...
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December 16, 2018 - 11:10 am
Wichita police are looking into three armed robberies that occurred this morning in less than an hour's time. The initial robbery took place just before 8 a.m. at the Kwik Shop located in the 2700 block of S. Oliver. The second occurred just after 8:30 at Family Express, in the 1200 block of E...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:09 am
A Lawrence rabbi has been named one of the 50 most influential American Jews by a prominent Jewish magazine. The Forward magazine recently included Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel in its list of this year's influential leaders. Tiechtel and his wife, Nechama, have led Chabad, a University of Kansas campus...
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December 16, 2018 - 2:04 am
INTRUST Bank Arena crossed eclipsed another major milestone Saturday. The arena welcomed their three millionth ticketed fan at Saturday's Wichita State/Southern Miss game. During an in-game presentation at half-court, Brian Green and his son Channing were presented with a prize package that...
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Dreamstime
Amy Webb
December 15, 2018 - 8:39 pm
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the attempted murder of a woman in Smith County, as well as an officer involved shooting which occurred as police attempted to apprehend the 15-year-old suspect. Just after 10:20 Saturday morning, the Smith County Sheriff’s received a 911 call,...
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Dreamstime
Amy Webb
December 15, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A 32-year-old man was flown to a Wichita hospital late Friday night after he was ejected from his car. Butler County Fire District #3 says that the crash happened just after 11 p.m. at SW 210th St and Santa Fe Lake Rd. Upon arriving at the scene, they discovered that the driver hadn't stopped at an...
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Dreamstime
December 15, 2018 - 5:09 pm
The last of several men charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of two people in Wichita has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and other counts. Kansas prosecutors say 22-year-old Jamion Wimbley, of Wichita, was convicted Thursday. Besides the murder convictions, Wimbley also was...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:23 am
A Kansas brewery is selling a new specialty beer to help raise money for a Northern California community destroyed by the state's deadliest wildfire last month. Free State Brewing Company in Lawrence is joining 1,400 breweries across the country to offer California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing...
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KNSS News
December 15, 2018 - 10:20 am
A $6.9 million gift from a late geologist and his wife will be used to help University of Kansas researchers better understand early human life in the Americas. Joseph and Maude Ruth Cramer established the Odyssey Archaeological Research Fund at the university in 2002 with a $1 million gift. The...
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December 15, 2018 - 9:11 am
Republicans have picked Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's top deputy to fill a vacant state Senate seat, making the chamber more conservative. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker will replace Insurance Commissioner-elect Vicki Schmidt of Topeka...
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