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Neighbors speak out after northwest Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - "They walked right up to the door and that's why there's bullet holes right through the door," a neighbor said. It's a grim reminder to neighbors of an overnight shooting that shook their neighborhood in the 1500 block of north Saint Francis.


Wichita police detail case against woman arrested for setting fire to tattoo parlor

WICHITA, Kan. The Wichita Police Department Friday detailed its case against a woman arrested in connection with a March 21 fire to a tattoo shop in Wichita's Delano District. Thirty-six-year-old Cassie Grover is charged with felony counts of aggravated arson, burglary and theft. In a post on Facebo


Derby grad gets national appointment

Henry Childs II has achieved much in his 25-year journey from Derby High School into the professional world. Now he has successfully climbed another career mountain as the National Director of the Minority Business Development Agency – and this year is spearheading its 50th anniversary celebration a


Woman in critical condition after overnight shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A 65-year-old woman is in critical condition after being shot multiple times in the 1500 block of north St. Francis around 1 a.m. A 12-year-old boy was also injured by glass that was shattered during the incident.


Derby student among state contest winners

The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced the state’s winners of the 2019 International Aviation Art Contest. With a theme of “My Dream to Fly,” the art contest prompted young participants to illustrate the importance of aviation. Artists aged 6 through 17 were able to submit.


Kansas Supreme Court again overturns sentence in Shawnee County case

A prison sentence that was legal when pronounced does not become illegal if the law subsequently changes, the Kansas Supreme Court said Friday in reversing — for the second time — a calculation by Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish of the sentence to be served by convicted robber Jimmy Lee


Police investigating after teen walks into hospital with gunshot wound

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound Thursday night. Police were called around 7:45 p.m. to the 1100 block of south Terrace for a report of a walk in shooting at Via Christi St. Joseph.


Derby principal on indefinite leave

A Derby principal is on indefinite leave. His position will be filled by an interim principal. James Moffett, principal of Derby Hills Elementary, is on leave for "an undetermined amount of time," Derby Public Schools officials said.


This Iconic Kansas BBQ Joint From The 80s Is Back Again For The Summer And You’ll Want To Visit

Everyone knows Kansans love good barbecue, which is why we made our own flavors like Kansas City barbecue. It’s our opinion that barbecue tastes the best when it comes from Kansas, and this restaurant is no different. Do you remember an old Kansas restaurant named Georgio’s in Wichita, that used to


No quick fix to train horn noise on west side

Tom Wilhite, who owns and operates Wilhite Auto Service just a few yards west of the city’s railroad tracks, knows about train horn noise all too well. “It blows out the shop when they come by here,” he said. “I just have to stop talking to people a lot of times.” As if to reinforce that point, an i


Authorities need help identifying church van thief

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Authorities need help identifying a church van thief. At approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday April 4, a suspect walked onto the property of Bethel Baptist Church located at 3600 West 2nd Street North.


Kansas receives roughly $55.9 million payment from tobacco settlement

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -- Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Friday that Kansas has received its annual tobacco settlement payment totaling more than $55.9 million. The $55,989,218.94 total was received on Thursday and is consistent with the estimate that the attorney general provided last fall


Court decision upheld against man accused of defrauding families in mourning

TOPEKA, Kan. Early this month, Eyewitness News told you about a Wichita-area man who, nearly two years ago, paid a man claiming to be a "forensic pathology expert" $3,000 to conduct an autopsy on his wife and help answer questions about her sudden death.


Thief knocks 84-yr-old Wichitan down, steals car

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Thrown to the ground, by a moving car. That's what happened to an 84-year-old Wichita woman after a suspect took off in her vehicle. She told KSN she's thankful to be alive.


Colorado trucker charged in deaths of 5 on Kansas Turnpike

A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed five people on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs.


Suspect in Salina shooting apprehended in Wichita

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) - A suspect in a Salina shooting is in custody. It happened Thursday evening in the 2100 block of East Crawford. Police arrived and found the victim of the shooting. He was transported to the hospital, treated and released.


Police identify gunman accused of shooting Kansas police officer

RUSSELL, Kan. (KSNT) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the man accused of shooting an officer at a Russell hotel. Police said Taylor Malcolm, 29, of Lenexa, fired four shots through a hotel room door hitting the officer in the leg. It happened at 8:15 p.m. Thursday at Days Inn.


EB Kellogg closed in east Wichita due to crash

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Eastbound Kellogg is closed in east Wichita due to an injury crash. Sedgwick County dispatchers say the closure begins at Woodlawn due to a crash on Rock Road.


Gas leak in Old Town prompts evacuations

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Kansas Gas Service crews as well as Wichita fire units and police units are on the scene of a gas leak in Old Town. It happened at 2nd and Mead after 9 a.m. Several businesses, including WSU Tech Old Town, were evacuated.


A warm weekend for Kansas

Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that a warm weekend is in store for Kansas with temperatures climbing into the 80s for much of the state. Skies will be clear Saturday morning with lows in the 40s and light winds. South breezes will increase Saturday afternoon with highs getting back into the 8