Wichita

Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
June 21, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Wichita has a new fireworks ordinance in place this year. Mayor Jeff Longwell says in the past, officials were reluctant to write tickets with fines of $2,500. He says under the new regulations, the fine has been greatly reduced to $250, and tickets will be issued to those in violation; no...
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Dreamstime
June 21, 2018 - 12:08 pm
City of Wichita officials will host a Social Media Budget Town Hall from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 in Training Room I on the 9th floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main. Mayor Jeff Longwell and City Council Members are expected to attend. Planned budget topics for Thursday's town hall include...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
June 20, 2018 - 2:09 pm
30-year-old Lafian Berryman was shot once in the upper torso and killed early Tuesday evening in N. Wichita; it happened in a parking lot east of 21st & Grove. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says a man and a woman were in a truck, talking, when Berryman and a female showed up in another car. There was...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
June 18, 2018 - 12:58 pm
At about 10:00 p.m. Sunday, there was gunfire during a large disturbance in Wichita, southwest of Lincoln & Broadway. Police arrested four people to the south of Lincoln & Market, including a 30-year-old woman, and three men in their 20s. The charges included criminal discharge of a firearm...
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Dreamstime
June 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
A former employee of the Wichita YMCA who is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls at the center will go to trial this summer. Caleb Gaston on Thursday waived his preliminary hearing. He's accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl and of raping a four-year-old girl, both in...
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June 14, 2018 - 9:03 am
Looking at business and the local economy with the Wichita Business Journal's Bill Roy.
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dreamstime
June 13, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A motorcyclist from Wichita who was critically injured while riding on Monday, has passed away from his injuries. 39-year old Joseph Gunn of Wichita, was involved in a motorcycle versus pickup crash at approximately 9:50 PM Monday night. When Wichita police arrived at 21st and I-135, they found...
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KNSS News
June 13, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Two online gamers whose alleged dispute over a Call of Duty WWII video game bet of $1.50 ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Wichita man not involved in the argument will make their first appearances in court Wednesday in a case of "swatting" that has drawn national attention. Casey Viner, 18...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
June 13, 2018 - 1:47 pm
A 65-year-old woman was abducted and robbed Tuesday afternoon in the northeast part of Wichita, by a couple working together. At about noon, the victim was in the parking lot of the Walmart at 29th & Rock, when a woman approached asking for a ride to the Walgreens at 37th & Woodlawn. The...
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Dreamstime
June 09, 2018 - 3:20 am
Drivers will notice changes at the I-235 and Kellogg interchange beginning Monday, June 11. These changes will continue until October as ramps and lanes are closed for the interchange reconstruction. Beginning early Monday morning, traffic will be reduced to two lanes from Dugan Road to West Street...
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