Wichita

June 17, 2019 - 12:00 am
The Wichita Parks Foundation will host the 5th Annual Red, White & BOOM! on Thursday, July 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. downtown on the KAKEland Lawn (in front of the Hyatt Regency), the Lewis Street Bridge, and Water Street. Music accompanying the show can be heard throughout the festival...
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June 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
More overnight storms moved through the Wichita area, with heavy rain and flooding reported. A Flood Warning remains in effect until 10:15 this morning. Eisenhower National Airport recorded 1.52" of rain, with McConnell AFB at 1.79". Several other places in west Wichita reported over an inch of...
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June 15, 2019 - 9:37 am
Late night severe storms moved through the Wichita area, causing tree and minor property damage, along with power outages in the county. A 67 mph wind gust was measured at Eisenhower National Airport at 12:47 a.m. Saturday. Several trees were downed in Valley Center. 1-4" diameter tree limbs were...
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June 15, 2019 - 7:36 am
Late night severe storms moved through the Wichita area, causing tree and minor property damage, along with power outages in the county. A 67 mph wind gust was measured at Eisenhower National Airport at 12:47 a.m. Saturday. Several trees were downed in Valley Center. High winds caused some damage...
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June 12, 2019 - 11:15 pm
One person was injured in a crash in east Wichita. It happened around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night on the off ramp from southbount I-135 at 8th street. The accident involved a motorcycle. One person was listed in critical condition.
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June 12, 2019 - 6:26 pm
135 animals removed from alleged hoarder's home in Bel Aire BEL AIRE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say 135 animals have been removed from the home of an alleged hoarder near Wichita. The Bel Aire Police Department says the animals rescued Monday include 81 cats. There also were 11 dogs, two chickens,...
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June 12, 2019 - 10:02 am
Wichita State University will lead a research effort with the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and three industry partners to develop a next-generation acoustic liner for aircraft engines in order to reduce impacts from aircraft noise and expand where planes may fly. Bhisham Sharma, a...
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Photo: Wichita Crime Stoppers
June 11, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Wichita Crime Stoppers is asking for help to solve an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant. The robbery took place around 11:15 p.m. on May 27th at the Popeye's Restaurant at 13th and Hillside. The suspect spent over twelve minutes casing the store from the outside, before attempting to enter...
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June 11, 2019 - 6:03 pm
A new government report forecasts an even more bountiful winter wheat harvest in Kansas than had been expected. The National Agricultural Statistics Service on Tuesday said the state's crop this year is forecast at 330 million bushels, up 19% from last year. The more optimistic forecast is based on...
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June 10, 2019 - 6:35 pm
A new report shows Kansas growers are still behind in getting their crops planted. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that sorghum planting is running late with 25% planted. That is half of what is normally seeded by this time. Just 48% of the state's soybeans have also...
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