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November 09, 2019 - 11:00 am
Wichita's first battery-powered bus will hit the roads this month, with 10 more expected to join the fleet next year.
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November 09, 2019 - 7:18 am
A man died late Friday night after his car struck a utility pole in southeast Wichita.
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November 08, 2019 - 6:25 pm
Investigators say loss of control resulted in the 2017 crash that killed a Topeka physician. The National Transportation Safety Board posted on its website that investigators had found "no mechanical anomalies." Topeka pulmonary physician William M. Leeds and his flight instructor, James K. Bergman...
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November 08, 2019 - 6:17 pm
Kansas officials have issued new fiscal forecast boosting the state's projected tax collections by $510 million over two budget years. The forecast issued Thursday eases the budget picture as Gov. Laura Kelly prepares to push to expand the state's Medicaid health coverage for the needy. But the...
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November 08, 2019 - 7:38 am
Court documents say the cause of death for a bruise-covered 2-year-old Wichita boy is blunt force trauma. KWCH-TV reports that the probable cause affidavit was released Thursday in the case against the boy's mother, 24-year-old Stephanie Aviles, and her boyfriend, 31-Bernardo Gonzalez-Mejia. They'...
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November 08, 2019 - 5:56 am
One person is dead after a driver involved in a car chase with the Kansas Highway Patrol crashed in Topeka Thursday. According to the KHP an officer was attempting to stop a car identified as a suspect vehicle involved in a criminal case. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the...
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November 07, 2019 - 11:30 pm
Wichita Police say they have made an arrest in a shooting that killed a teenager at McAdams Park Wednesday night. Police arrested an 18-year-old on suspicions of 2nd degree murder and outstanding warrants. Marion Wheaton, 15, of Wichita, was shot just before 6:00 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of...
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November 07, 2019 - 10:40 pm
National Philanthropy Day is a chance to recognize and pay tribute to people in the community who are helping to make a difference. The Wichita Chapter will celebrate those who have been nominated and selected from our community on Friday November 15, during a luncheon the Hyatt Regency. Haley...
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November 07, 2019 - 9:36 pm
Three Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies are recovering after being assaulted by inmates. The Sheriff's office says in two separate incidents William Farmer and Dewayne Anderson assaulted the deputies. Both are facing multiple charges. One deputy suffered minor injuries. Another suffered a broken...
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November 07, 2019 - 9:27 pm
A prosecutor says a commission that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court did not violate the state's open meetings law in choosing three finalists for a vacancy. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Thursday that the nominating commission took a final vote during a public...
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