Wichita, Kansas

Dreamstime
January 07, 2018 - 2:59 am
Even though the temperatures aren't subzero at night anymore, demand is still high at some Wichita area homeless shelters. At Interfaith Wichita's Emergency Shelter in downtown Wichita, volunteers have already served more than 500 individuals since opening two months ago. They expected to serve...
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Glendale Police
January 03, 2018 - 1:05 pm
A 25-year-old Los Angeles man suspected of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man faces a charge of making a false alarm, according to a warrant filed Wednesday in California. The Los Angeles County district attorney filed the fugitive-from-justice...
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January 02, 2018 - 3:16 pm
Wichita police say an officer is on administrative leave after a 9-year-old girl was injured by fragments from a bullet he shot at a dog. Officer Paul Cruz said in a news release Tuesday that the incident occurred Saturday when officers were responding to a call of a domestic dispute. The officer...
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Dreamstime
January 01, 2018 - 4:41 am
Tyler Barriss — the man accused of making a swatting call in Wichita that left a 28-year-old man dead by police gunfire — is expected to appear in a California courtroom sometime this week in connection with the case. The court appearance would be the first step in bringing Barriss to Kansas to...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
December 27, 2017 - 10:50 am
A police pursuit with shots fired this morning on Wichita's west side. It started just after 10 a-m at Central and Gilda, near I-235 ... the report of an officer in trouble and shots fired. Police chased a vehicle at speeds reaching 80 miles per hour on west Wichita streets ... deploying stop...
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December 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
A police pursuit with shots fired this morning on Wichita's west side. It started just after 10 a-m at Central and Gilda, near I-235 ... the report of an officer in trouble and shots fired. Police chased a vehicle at speeds reaching 80 miles per hour on west Wichita streets ... deploying stop...
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KNSS
Steve & Ted mornings
December 26, 2017 - 8:44 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell joins us to talk about Christmas festivities, body cameras, and motorcycle officers.
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Dreamstime
December 24, 2017 - 9:33 am
At approximately 12:45 Sunday morning, Wichita Police officers responded to a disturbance involving a weapon at Pinecrest and Gramer in southeast Wichita. As officers arrived, they saw a silver sedan leaving the scene. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but when the driver refused to stop, a...
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Dreamstime
December 21, 2017 - 10:53 am
AAA has forecast 107.3 million Americans will be traveling from Christmas to New Year's. Valerie Wise with Wichita's Eisenhower Airport tells KNSS News an estimated 2,700 passengers will fly out of the airport today (Thursday). That compares to about 2,200 on a normal day. Wise says Eisenhower's...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
December 19, 2017 - 2:34 pm
The Wichita City Council on Tuesday held an extensive discussion on a possible new fireworks ordinance -- and took public comment from residents -- but council-members took no action. Mayor Jeff Longwell says the matter calls for more evaluation from staff, saying: "We know there are folks that...
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