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December 10, 2019 - 7:23 pm
A fire in an attic caused heavy damage to a west Wichita home. The fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near Maple and Socora. The Wichita Fire Department arrived to find fire coming from the roof of the home. Fire crews pulled the ceilings inside the home to reach the fire. One person was...
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Ted Woodward
December 10, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A 34-year-old man from Colorado, who had only been working here for about four days, was shot and killed in a car south of downtown Wichita. Late Sunday night, the man was found dead of a gunshot wound near the Countryside Inn, south of Broadway & Kellogg. Investigators believe this was not a...
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December 10, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Wichita police say a man died when someone walked up to the vehicle he was in, fired once and ran away. Police Capt. Wendell Nicholson says the man died late Monday at a Countryside Inn in Wichita. He says the shooting was captured on surveillance video. KAKE-TV reports the man was in his 30s but...
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December 09, 2019 - 11:20 pm
A Wichita mother accused of killing her infant son, will stand trial. Kimberly Compus, 23, pleaded not-guilty to 1st Degree Murder for the death of Zayden Jaynesahklauh, 2. The child died from an overdose of a drug that treats opioid addiction in April of this year. Reggie Whiters who was in the...
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KNSS News
December 09, 2019 - 11:03 pm
Wichita firefighters may receive a pay raise. The City Council is expected to vote on a new contract at today's meeting. The three year contract calls for a 2.5% raise, plus a 1.5% general pay rate adjustment. Union members have already ratified the contract.
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December 07, 2019 - 9:11 pm
Wichita State could soon have a satellite campus in Mexico. The WSU president-elect says the university is in talks with a company based in Chihuahua City. Jay Golden says the campus would likely focus on engineering and manufacturing, adding the global exposure would benefit the state as a whole...
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Ted Woodward
December 06, 2019 - 2:10 pm
A hit-and-run accident took place in the east part of Wichita, severely injuring a 34-year-old male pedestrian. It happened before 8:00 p.m. Thursday, south of Kellogg & Hydraulic. Investigators believe the suspect was driving a pickup truck north-bound on Hydraulic, making a left turn on to...
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Dave Wilson
December 05, 2019 - 9:47 pm
Grant Sherfield had 15 points to lead five Wichita State players in double figures as the Shockers rolled past Central Arkansas 95-69 on Thursday night in Koch Arena. Erik Stevenson, Jamarius Burton, Jaime Echenique and Tyson Etienne added 13 points apiece for the Shockers. Eddy Kayouloud had 23...
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KNSS News
December 05, 2019 - 11:14 am
Textron Aviation says the company is laying off an undisclosed number of workers, with most of the layoffs at its headquarters in Wichita. The company announced the layoffs Thursday but did not say how many employees would be affected. Company spokeswoman Stephanie Harder said in a statement the...
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December 03, 2019 - 10:42 pm
A man is dead following a work related accident in north Wichita. Emergency crews were called to a rail yard in the 2600 block of north New York at around 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. Officials say employees were pushing rail cars, when a man became trapped, and was run over. He was pronounced dead...
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