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Don’t lose that decal: new license plate production to start Aug. 15

Kansans should not expect to walk out of the tag office with a new, embossed license plate in hand anymore.Starting Aug. 15,digitally-produced license plateswill be created on demand in Wichita at Center Industries using a digital printer that prints the tag information on a background, then bonds t

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-07-19 15:28:00

1 critically injured in north Wichita shooting

Posted:Fri 6:32 AM, Jul 20, 2018|Updated: Fri 6:45 AM, Jul 20, 2018WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)One person is critically injured after a shooting in north Wichita.The shooting happened Friday around 5:43 a.m at a home in the 1800 block of north Porter.We have a crew headed to the scene. Expect updates online

KWCH.COM - 2018-07-20 06:32:00

Elderly couple found dead in shallow grave

WICHITA, KS (KAKE/CNN) - Martin Smith has kept an eye on his neighbors' Wichita home for years.Sonny and Pauline Carpenter were vendors and traveled to different fairs to sell their knick knacks.They worked at the Barton County Fair, near Great Bend, KS, over the weekend.

MONTGOMERY-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:14:28

Wichita State will bring back its marching band — without its football team

Wichita State University will have a marching band this fall — a fast-moving, high-energy, brightly adorned group called Shocker Sound Machine, university officials announced Thursday.“This is not going to be your grandmother’s marching band,” said Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn, director of WSU’s School of M

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-07-19 12:03:00

Two men arrested in 3 separate Wichita robberies

Wichita Police Captain Brent Allred said two 18-year-old men were arrested this week for a robbery at 6602 E Harry June 29, a robbery at that same location July 6, and a robbery at 2000 S Chautauqua July 11.

KFDI.COM - 2018-07-19 16:46:00

Duck boat capsizes at Table Rock Lake, several fatalities confirmed

BRANSON, Mo. (KWCH)Authorities say several people have died after a duck boat capsized at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo.

KWCH.COM - 2018-07-19 21:13:00

Wichita mayor says he doesn't support closing 2 library branches

"We know we have challenges in this community. Just have more jobs than we have people to fill them, and we need to recruit," says Longwell. "We're not going to recruit unless we focus on our quality of life and environment."

KWCH.COM - 2018-07-20 01:29:00

Her security cam let her know she had a visitor — and it was slithering, video shows

Makenze Bullins was at work when her Nest security camera notified her of a visitor at her front door.“S.O.S, S.O.S, S.O.S, S.O.S,” the Kechi, Kansas woman posted to Facebook (in emoji form) after she saw who the visitor was.The camera alerts her anytime it senses someone at the door,even if they do

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-07-19 11:50:00

Wichita police looking for liquor and smoke shop robbery suspect

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police are searching for the suspect in the robbery of the Pawnee Liquor & Smoke Shop.It happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of East Pawnee.A 38-year-old employee said the suspect armed with a gun entered the store and demanded money.The clerk gave the sus

KSN.COM - 2018-07-18 15:34:55

Rattlesnake gets into car, bites 9-year-old Ulysses boy

"We had actually had a dog bitten that day by a rattlesnake so we were just out doing some spraying weeds, doing some things that were needed around the farm because we've had a lot of rain," she says.

KWCH.COM - 2018-07-18 16:42:00

Wichita police investigate string of robberies

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Wichita police are investigating a string of robberies.Police say the first robbery happened at the Quick Trip in the 100 block of south Rock Road.When officers arrived on scene , a store worker said a man walked in, and demanded money.Money was given, and the man fled the store

KWCH.COM - 2018-07-19 11:26:00

A Wichita man filed for divorce. His wife took the kids to Russia, prosecutors say

Less than a month after a Wichita man filed for divorce, his pregnant wife took their two children to Russia, officials said. Federal prosecutors now allege the ex-wife has tried to extort money from her former husband.Bogdana Alexandrovna Mobley, 37, a citizen of Russia, was charged with four new c

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-07-18 21:19:00

Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems extend composite materials supply agreement

Solvay(Alpharetta, GA, US) andSpirit AeroSystems(Wichita, KS, US) announced July 18 the two companies have signed an extension to their supply agreement for composites and adhesives to be used on nacelle and fuselage applications across Boeing’s (Chicago, IL, US) commercial programs.


Bodies of Wichita couple found in Arkansas

The bodies were found in Crawford County, Arkansas, and police believe the woman was murdered inside a camper vehicle while the man was killed outside.

KFDI.COM - 2018-07-18 21:56:58

Wichita lawyer Bradley Pistotnik charged in cyberattacks against critics

Pistotnik, 62, and David Dorsett, 36, of Wichita, co-founder of a business called VIRAL Artificial Intelligence, have been charged with five counts of computer fraud and two counts of conspiracy, McAllister’s office said in a news release late Tuesday afternoon.


Wichita State to start marching band this fall

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Starting this fall, Wichita State will have a marching band. The new band will include brass, saxophone and a drum line.

KSN.COM - 2018-07-19 15:46:20

Park City seeking input for recreational improvements

More and more people are calling Park City home and more businesses are opening up, according to city officials. The city already boasts sidewalks and bike paths, but with some new funding available through a partnership with the Wichita Metropolitan Planning Association, hopes to take the walkabili


Wichita police investigating a possible abduction

Around 12:39 p.m. today in the 8800 block of East 37th Street North, witnesses reported an unknown Hispanic male or light-skinned Black male firing a round from a handgun as he forced an unknown female into a dark blue or black Mercedes, four-door vehicle. The victim is described as a white female w


South Wichita liquor store robbed

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, 6-feet-1-inch tall, in his 30s. He was wearing a dark long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and a blue bandana.

KFDI.COM - 2018-07-18 16:32:52

Another NCAA tournament weekend signals success of Wichita as host

It’s a small step up, but the NCAA’s decision Wednesday to place a 2022 women’s regional in Wichita shows the increasing confidence it has in our city. A regional brings together four teams that have already won two tournament games and need two more wins to reach the Final Four. Previously, Wichita

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-07-18 15:16:00