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7-month-old baby, older man injured in NE Wichita shooting
Wichita police say a residence on Lorraine Street, which is one block to the east, was also hit.
Wichita pharmacy owner indicted in prescription opioid case
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - A Wichita pharmacist was indicted today on charges of unlawfully dispensing prescription opioids, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.
Bicycle rider killed in northeast Wichita crash, dispatch says
Emergency crews were called to the 5300 block of East 21st Street North, between Oliver and Woodlawn, at around 9:15 p.m., a dispatch supervisor said.
State grant will boost security at Derby schools
Security at Derby schools will soon be significantly improved thanks in part to a state grant awarded by the Kansas Department of Education.The $131,962 in matching funds is part of the $5 million the state had set aside for the purpose of enhancing safety and security projects, according to Joe Des
Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Wichita nightclub shooting case
At 1:56 a.m. on Sunday, police were called to Vixen’s Erotic Sports Bar, a club in the 200 block of West Harry, police said. When officers arrived, they found a 24-year-old man in the back parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds.
Wichita’s newest Hardee’s is now open
For months, the question frequently landing in my inbox was: “What’s the restaurant being built by the QuikTrip at the corner of 13th and Tyler?”Once the signature star went up and it became apparent that the restaurant would be aHardee’s, the qestion became, “When is the Hardee’s by the QuikTrip at
Derby woman displays photos from Africa
Maksimowicz and her husband visited their daughter Megan, who was serving in the Peace Corps in Tanzania, and the exhibit features a dozen of the photos Maksimowicz took while there.
Wanted: Jennifer Karen Jesse
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Golf course maintenance worker critically hurt after being crushed, trapped in Andover accident
Andover Fire Chief Chad Russell said emergency responders from the Andover Fire Department, Andover Police Department, Butler County EMS, Sedgwick County Fire, Sedgwick County EMS and Wichita Fire were on the scene.
United flight 4157 diverted to Wichita after mechanical problems
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)A United flight bound to Houston is forced to return to Wichita due to concerns over mechanical issues Sunday.Airport police say the plane took off at around 3:30 p.m. and quickly landed again because the crew thought there was an mechanical issue.When the plane returned to the g
History made at final NBC World Series in Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
On a night of already historic magnitude, the Santa Barbara Foresters doubled down.The Foresters won the final National Baseball Congress World Series to be played at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium on Saturday with a 6-5 victory over the NJCAA (junior college) National Team that came with drama of its own.
Wichita man shot while sitting in a stolen car Saturday morning, police say
A 28-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were sitting in a stolen car outside of a house in south Wichita early Saturday morning when a man walked up and fired multiple shots into the car with a handgun, police say.At about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, police were called to a shooting in the 1700 block of S
Wichita police to hold DUI checkpoint Saturday night
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - The Wichita Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night into early Sunday morning.The checkpoint is funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation and is intended to identify intoxicated drivers.Police advise those who have been drinking to use a des
Man hurt in S. Wichita shooting
A man is hurt after being shot in South Wichita early Saturday morning. It happened in the 1700 block of South Gold at around 4:30 a.m.Police say that man was with some other people outside of a car when he was shot in the back.They believe it was a drive-by.The man was taken to the hospital with po
Barbecue at Wichita cemetery has some upset, situation escalates
WICHITA, Kan.A barbecue in a Wichita cemetery upsets some people, and even escalated to the point that threats are now allegedly being made.Officials at Greenwood Cemetery say there will be changes.A cemetery is usually a place to quietly remember loved ones.A barbecue there in late July disturbed s
Did rap star Nicki Minaj just diss Wichita on her new album?
Nicki Minajsurprised her fanson Friday when she released her new album, “Queen,” a week earlier than expected.The rap star’s Wichita fans were perhaps even more surprised to find a reference to Wichita on the 19-track album.But as is often the case with these things, it’s not a good reference to the
Letters to the Editor (Aug. 12)
Air show coming to McConnellWe are excited to host our community for the free Frontiers in Flight Open House and Air Show on Sept. 8-9 at McConnell Air Force Base. The hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.McConnell Air Force Base is more than a military base in the southeast corner of Wichita. This i
Armed and dangerous Wichita man wanted for shooting girlfriend and fleeing in her Suburban, police say
Eli Mendoza, 28, shot his 34-year-old girlfriend in the elbow and chest while she was driving a white Chevy Suburban around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Davidson said. After he shot the woman, she got out of the vehicle and he took the SUV.
No injuries in southwest Wichita house fire
Newby said no one was inside the home at the time and no one was injured. However, several puppies were found and rescued from the home. They are doing just fine, said Newby.
Standoff reported in north Wichita near North High
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police are involved in a standoff. It is happening in north Wichita near North High School at 434 N. Ave C.A SWAT team has staged at the old Dillons store next to North High.KSN News has a crew at the scene. Look for updates online at KSN and KSN.com.