Wichita, Kansas

Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
March 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
The Kansas Department of Labor reports the state seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for January was 3.5 percent ... unchanged from December ... and down from 3.9 one year ago. The state added 200 jobs over the month. The Wichita M-S-A jobless rate was 3.8 percent in January ... up from 3.5...
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Dreamstime
March 09, 2018 - 1:49 pm
Many Kansas legislators upset over the deaths of several children in abusive homes and other problems with the state's child welfare department appear confident that its new top administrator is improving the agency. The Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee on Friday unanimously recommended...
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KNSS
Steve & Ted mornings
March 05, 2018 - 8:38 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell talks with Steve and Ted, lamenting he will be in Washington D.C. for a meeting with the President while Wichita hosts the NCAA Men's Basketball Regional.
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 7:16 am
Two teenagers were robbed in a Wichita pizza restaurant parking lot. It happened around 5:45 Friday evening. Officers were called to a highway robbery report in the 2600 block of south Dalton. A 19-year-old male and a 16-year-old female were sitting inside the man's car, in the parking lot of Po’...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2018 - 1:00 am
A Wichita woman celebrates a major birthday milestone today! Today, Catholic Care Center resident Nell Hebert turns 108 years young. Nell, a fancy southern lady who sports a manicure and pearls at all times, spent her childhood in Louisiana, where she was raised on a farm with sixteen brothers and...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
February 26, 2018 - 10:04 am
Wichita is preparing to host the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament next month. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it's an exciting time for the city.. and he expects as many as 40,000 visitors to the city during that week. Longwell says those visitors won't confine themselves to Intrust Bank Arena...
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Dreamstime
February 22, 2018 - 3:05 pm
A judge has ruled that a 35-year-old woman is competent to stand trial in the death of a Wichita woman and the kidnapping of the woman's newborn child. A judge on Thursday ordered that 35-year-old Yesenia Sesmas stand trial March 26 on charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping, aggravated...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
February 20, 2018 - 2:29 pm
The search continues for five-year-old Lucas Hernandez, missing since last Saturday from his home in the southeast part of Wichita, south of Kellogg & Edgemoor. Police officer Charley Davidson says anyone with info in the ongoing search for Lucas may call a special tip-line, at 316-383-4661...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
February 20, 2018 - 5:57 am
A sheet of ice this morning on many roadways around south central Kansas. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until noon. The Emergency Accident Reporting Plan is in effect for the city of Wichita. We've counted numerous accidents, injury and non-injury, since midnight. Elevated bridges and...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 11:00 pm
Certain situations in the past few months have local citizens questioning the procedures and policies of the Wichita police department. In December, Andrew Finch was shot and killed by police while standing on his front porch. In January, a Wichita police officer was charged with battery and...
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