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KNSS News
January 09, 2020 - 10:24 pm
Fire damaged a house in Derby. It happened around 8:45 p.m. Thursday night in the 400 block of south Westview. Officials say a passer-by made the call to 911. Fire crews found flames shooting above the house when they arrived. There were no injuries. The owner was not home at the time of the blaze...
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KNSS News
January 09, 2020 - 8:36 pm
Fire crews spent several hours battling a grass fire north of Derby. It began around noon on Thursday in the area of 55th south and Rock Road. At one point the roadway was closed as they worked to keep the fire from spreading. The blaze was brought under control around 2:30 p.m.
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Two injured in crash south of Derby
KNSS News
December 02, 2019 - 4:58 am
Two people injured in a traffic accident south of Derby early Monday morning. According to police around 1:15 a.m. first responders were called to K-15 and 95th Street South and the report of a car-train collision. Officers determined it appears a vehicle actually crashed into railroad tracks...
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Close up detail of a broken windshield in a car accident
KNSS News
October 27, 2019 - 10:05 am
An 18 year-old woman was taken to the hospital after suffering critical injuries in a crash east of Derby Saturday afternoon.
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KNSS News
October 03, 2019 - 11:18 pm
A Derby High School student is in custody after bringing an un-loaded handgun to school on Thursday. Campus security found the gun after being tipped off and searching the students backpack for drugs. No drugs were found and no threat was made toward the school. At Wichita East officials also...
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August 12, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Broken air conditioning and summer heat has forced officials in Derby to cancel some classes for Tuesday. The air conditioning system at Derby Middle School is being repaired, but the building is deemed too hot inside for students and staff. The first day for all students is now set for Wednesday.
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July 25, 2019 - 9:30 pm
Lifeguards performed a water rescue at a pool in Derby. It happened at around 6:45 p.m. Thursday night at the Rock River Rapids Aquatic Park, in the 1900 block of east James. A lifeguard observed a girl, 9, in distress in the pool. She was pulled from the water, and transported to a Wichita...
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Steve McIntosh
July 16, 2019 - 10:01 am
A man is dead after a motorcycle crash this morning in Derby. First responders were called to Meadowlark and Rock around 1:15. They found a man in his 20s who was pronounced dead at the scene. No more information was immediately available.
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June 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
The Sedgwick County commission held a special meeting Tuesday. Last week, the commission requested that the city of Derby turn on two water wells near 95th Street South and Hillside for 60 days to help in dewatering efforts. Homeowners in this area have had considerable basement flooding in the...
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Matthew Harding
June 23, 2019 - 3:57 pm
It was strong winds, not a tornado, that caused damage in southern Sedgwick County early Sunday morning, that the finding from the National Weather Service. They say extremely strong winds, ranging from 75 to 90 miles per hour, charted a 10-mile path across southern Sedgwick county and the town of...
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