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One dead in fatality collision between semi and motorcycle

A Kansas man died on Sunday night after a semi truck struck his motorcycle. The motorcyclist, Jason Reager, 35, of Arkansas City, Kansas, was pronounced dead at the scene from massive head injuries according to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The semi and motorcycle were southbound on US


Mother, daughter charged in man's killing at Kansas lake

Missing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrestedMissing Kansas girl found dead; mom's boyfriend arrested The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Iviona Lewis, of Hoisington, was found dead in rural Barton County. Officers arrested 25-year-old Chaz Stephens for second-degree murder. The Kansa

KAKE TV - 2018-03-21 20:28:00

Newkirk to close schools April 2 if walkout happens

NEWKIRK, Okla. - Due to the statewide teacher walkout scheduled next month, Newkirk Public Schools announced Friday the Newkirk Board of Education and school administration's decision to close its schools until further notice starting April 2. "As many of you are aware, Oklahoma's public education


Man leaving Wichita church robbed, carjacked by runaway teen with gun, police say | The Wichita Eagle

A man leaving a Wichita church was robbed and carjacked Monday night, police said. Police were called to Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 2351 N. Market at around 10 p.m., Officer Charley Davidson said. A 47-year-old man told police that he was leaving the church and getting into his car when someone a


FBI trains Kansas agencies in missing, abducted child cases

The FBI is helping to make sure law enforcement agencies across the state know how to handle cases of missing and abducted children. "I feel for this precious little boy, and we want to bring him home," said Misty Cox, a search organizer with a group calling themselves "Lucas Warriors." Cox is searc

KWCH.COM - 2018-03-22 01:27:00

8 arrests during NCAA activities in Wichita

8 arrests during NCAA activities in Wichita8 arrests during NCAA activities in Wichita Wichita Police made eight arrests during the NCAA activities in downtown Wichita last week. Wichita Police made eight arrests during the NCAA activities in downtown Wichita last week. Ex-cop's wife gets 1 1/2 to 4

KAKE TV - 2018-03-21 01:40:00

Carter Green is one of Wellington's best success stories

"I'm making modern American culture right here in Wellington. It's my hometown. It's why I'm here." Carter Green tells his story of working in the world of film, television, and music with clients coming to him from all over the world...right here in Wellington. Walking down Washington Street in Wel

WELLINGTON DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 20:39:41

The story of Etzanoa to be presented at the Library March 26

Long before there was a city named Arkansas City, before Kansas was a state, even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620, the Rayados people had a large and thriving settlement at the confluence of the Walnut and Arkansas Rivers where Arkansas City sits now. On Monday, March 26th, Sandy

WELLINGTON DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 01:45:31

Hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to FBI, hacked Microsoft, dies in Wichita

Authorities in Kansas have confirmed the death of the computer hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning to law enforcement for giving thousands of documents to WikiLeaks. Adrian Lamo, 37, was found dead in an apartment on Wednesday, Wichita police officer Charley Davidson said. "There's nothing suspic


Wichita group home put foster kids at risk of ongoing harm, suspension order says | The Wichita Eagle

The state suspended a Wichita group boarding home's license after a federal agency said it suspected the foster care children living there had been sexually and physically abused. Failures at Carla's Youth Residential Center, 1065 N. Topeka, created a situation that put children "at risk of on-going


14-year-old girl arrested after Twitter threat to Wichita school

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 14-year-old girl was arrested after Wichita police investigated a threat against Wichita Northwest High School. Police say 911 dispatchers received multiple calls on Wednesday night about a post on Twitter. Officers were also notified through social media. 13 NEWS sister-sta


Man robs Bank of the West in west Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in west Wichita Wednesday afternoon. Officers were called to the Bank of the West in the 700 block of N. West Street around 5 p.m. They have not said how the suspect demanded money or if he was armed. If anyone knows the ide


NCAA Day 2: Wichita State takes on Marshall, K-State meets up with Creighton

The first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament continues today with 16 games. Wichita State is set to battle it out against Marshall in San Diego. Fans gathered at the host hotel Friday morning to wish the Shockers well as they head to Viejas Arena. The Shockers tip off against the "Thunde


No sign of Lucas Hernandez nearly a month after disappearance

Where is Lucas Hernandez? It's a question burning in the hearts and minds of many in the Wichita community and across the nation. After tireless efforts from police and volunteers, the 5-year-old Wichita boy is no closer to being found. Saturday marks a month since he was reported missing. "He has


WPD: Several in custody after 3 separate police chases

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Several are in custody after leading Wichita police on three separate high-speed pursuits. Police say the first chase happened Tuesday 12:40 p.m. when officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 3500 block of east Munger. When police attempted to stop the black Dodge


Dog reunited with owner in Wichita after accidental flight to Japan

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - "It feels actually amazing to finally have him back," said Wichita resident Kara Swindle, of her dog Irgo. There was a mistake no one could have seen coming. Ten-year-old German Shepherd Irgo took an unintended voyage to Japan after a mix-up. "Never ever would I ever imagine


Teen arrested after threatening school violence

A 14-year-old girl was arrested after Wichita police investigated a threat against Wichita Northwest High School. Police say 911 dispatchers received multiple calls on Wednesday night about a post on Twitter. Officers were also notified through social media. Eyewitness News obtained a screenshot o


Program seeks to raise Mulvane awareness

If you want to promote your city, it's vital for the effort to come from within. With that thought in mind, civic, school and business leaders gathered March 10 at the Pix Community Center to discuss the possibilities the city holds in a session entitled Think Mulvane. Almost 60 people were on hand,


QuikTrip took its time but finally has what all the other guys do

At long last, QuikTrip finally has chip readers installed on all of its credit card machines in the greater Wichita area. It seems like a long time since most other retailers changed to them. "Obviously, we took our time," says Mike Thornbrugh, spokesman for the Tulsa company. "We wanted to make sur


Here's what to know about going downtown for the tournament Thursday

Downtown is hopping right now, as thousands of visitors have descended upon Wichita for the busiest day of NCAA festivities here. There's a few things to know going into Thursday: There are a few special fan events scheduled for Thursday: The party starts at 9 a.m. inside Brick + Mortar's glass tent