Local News

June 13, 2018 - 5:32 am
6-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in eastern Kansas closed for nearly six hours and workers picked up a semi-trailer load of potatoes. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the potatoes were dumped Tuesday morning in Saline County near Solomon when the driver hit a bridge rail, separating the truck and...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:27 am
A Kansas woman who beat her fiance's 2-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to nearly 27 years in prison. Lindsey Thomasson of Gardner was sentenced Tuesday to 26 years and eight months in prison for the death of 2-year-old Presley Porting. The girl was found unresponsive in the family's...
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June 13, 2018 - 5:08 am
Police in McPherson identified a man who was found shot in a mobile home park Monday morning. In a new release Police Chief Robert McClarty said the victim has been identified as 22-year-old Jordan Krell of Canton, Kan. Chief McClarty said officers were dispatched to a call of shots fired before 12...
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Dreamstime
June 13, 2018 - 1:18 am
Wichita Police is asking for the community's help in solving a robbery of a woman by two suspects in northeast Wichita. Officer Charley Davidson says the incident started around 4:15 Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in the 3000 block of North Rock Road. A 66-year-old woman told...
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2018 - 11:54 pm
Fire officials have asked residents near a biofuels plant in southwest Kansas to evacuate their homes as they fight a fire at the plant. Ford County Fire Lt. James Warnke said the fire at the EGE plant near Minneola was contained to the plant after about four hours Tuesday. He said crews were...
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Wichita Police
June 12, 2018 - 5:57 pm
Wichita Police is asking for the community’s assistance in solving a Bank Robbery that occurred earlier this month. On Mon. Jun. 4 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Officers responded to a bank robbery call at Valley State Bank, 5310 S. Broadway. Pictured is a photograph of the suspect and the suspect...
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KNSS News
Ted Woodward
June 12, 2018 - 3:04 pm
Back in late March, city of Wichita employee Jeffrey Weeks was mowing near the Arkansas River downtown, when he saw a man throw a woman on to the ground and punching her. Weeks began honking his horn, destracting the suspect and allowing the victim to escape; police officers soon arrived in the...
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June 12, 2018 - 2:27 pm
A celebration of life for a 5-year-old Wichita boy whose body was found months after he disappeared will be open to the public. The family of Lucas Hernandez said Monday the memorial service will be June 30 at 1 p.m. at Wichita State's Eugene Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Emily Glass, the girlfriend...
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Dreamstime
June 12, 2018 - 1:41 pm
The Wichita City Council has approved up to $100 million in bonds for Wesley Medical Center in E. Wichita. The bonds will finance the cost of remodeling and equipping portions of the facility at Central and Hillside. Wesley plans to hire 66 new employees as part of this investment at an average...
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KNSS News
June 12, 2018 - 1:29 pm
There was a considerable debate at Tuesday's Wichita City Council meeting. The question was which pool would be renovated: Edgemoor or McAdams Park? There was an outpouring of support for McAdams, from adults and children alike. Councilmen Johnson from District I and Clendenin from District III,...
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