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Police: Kansas man run over by suspects stealing neighbor’s TV

SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated battery and asking the public for help to locate suspects. Just before 4p.m. Thursday, police responded to a home in the 1800 Block of North Woodrow, according to officer Charley Davidson. A 47-year-old man told police tha


Derby wins back-to-back AVCTL-I titles

Derby (18-0) has left no doubt in its climb through its AVCTL-I schedule. The Lady Panthers claimed their second-straight outright league championship, knocking off Campus, 64-27.


Woman shot in back after hearing late-night knock on the door, Wichita police say

Wichita police say a woman was shot in her back after hearing a late-night knock at the door. Police responded at around 1 a.m. Friday to a home in the 800 block of South San Pablo, near Lincoln and Governeour in southeast Wichita, Officer Charley Davidson said. They found a 58-year-old woman with a


Derby’s rally falls short against Campus

After seeing Campus struggle from the perimeter in its game at Derby on Jan. 8, coach Brett Flory’s crew brought a zone defense in the return trip. Derby junior guard Tre Washington scored 25 points, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the shooting of Campus guards Shawn Warrior (23) and Sterling Chapm


Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office trying to find owners of recovered stolen items

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is trying to find the owners of stolen items recovered from a series of burglaries. Deputies say a tip from Sumner County Investigations led them to a storage unit on George Washington Boulevard. They found property from multiple burglaries i


Sedgwick County To Increase Traffic Enforcement On K-15

There will be an increased law enforcement presence on K-15 beginning today. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said it will crack down on traffic violations over the next two weeks as part of a safety campaign to reduce the number of accidents.


Derby wrestling sends four to regional title matches

Derby sits in fourth place at Class 6A regionals in Garden City and will send four of its 13 wrestlers to championship matches tomorrow afternoon. Senior Cade Lindsey (170) will be wrestling for his third-straight regional championship, while his younger brother Cason (132, sophomore) will be going


Family wants answers after dog hit by mail carrier's car

ROSE HILL, Kan. (KAKE) - It's not a Valentine's Day that a local family wanted to experience. Their dog was run over by a mail carrier's car in their own driveway. Ten-year-old Blue isn't his usual self. The once energetic Lab is now timid of people. His owners, Brian and Shannon Howerton, of Rose H


Seriously?!? Home Depot Bomb Threat Turned Out To Be A Man “Fixing To Blow Up” The Bathroom

Home Depot Bomb Threat Was Just A Misunderstanding. You really gotta watch what you say when you’re out in public, and this story proves just that…in the most ridiculous way possible.


Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt continues to give

By reaching out to local charities this year the Kansas Governor’s One Shot Turkey Hunt renewed a relationship from the past. Partners In Education Foundation, Inc., (PIE), is the facilitator for a special project funded by the late Jeanette Rudy of Nashville TN. While attending the hunt in 1997 Mis


Sedgwick County recovers stolen property worth $170,000

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is looking for the owners of a huge cache of stolen items. The sheriff's office received information Tuesday from the Sumner County Sheriff's office that stolen property was being kept in a Wichita storage unit.


Wichita salons say mystery shopper making owners, customers uncomfortable

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Multiple salons in Wichita have filed police reports about a man they say has been behaving inappropriately. Police say they are looking into the matter, but a Wichita defense attorney said the man is not doing anything illegal.


Whooping cough case confirmed at Derby Hill Elementary School

DERBY, Kan. (KWCH) Parents at a Derby elementary school were notified about a confirmed case of whooping cough on Wednesday. Notices were sent out to families at Derby Hills Elementary School informing them about a student who had been diagnosed with whooping cough.


Winter weather causes traffic woes throughout Missouri, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) - The predicted snowfall Friday morning and early afternoon materialized and paralyzed Kansas City’s drivers. As of 1 p.m., several major interstates across the city had been closed.


Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser involved in icy crash

A Kansas Highway Patrol cruiser was struck while working a crash scene. It happened Friday morning on I-235 and Kellogg in Wichita. No one was injured in the crash, but its something troopers say happen all too often.


Police search for missing 11-year-old

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Wichita police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 11-year-old girl. Authorities say Caylee Cooper ran away from home around 7 p.m. Friday night.


See something? Derby school district wants you to say something

A new anonymous tip line to report safety issues at Derby Public Schools will give people three ways to report concerns. The program, called “See Something, Say Something,” recently gained approval from the school board.


Wichita’s west-side Cheddar’s restaurant now has an opening date — and lots of job openings

Until now, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen’s spokespeople would say only that Wichita’s new west-side restaurant would open in the spring. Now, they’re providing a date, and it’s just a month away.


Cards roll in for Derby North student

Lotus Thompson never imagined so many people would send her son cards after his recent surgery for scoliosis. The Derby community, however, had other ideas. Quintin Thompson, a 12-year-old seventh-grader at Derby North Middle School, has received more than 100 cards from people wishing him well afte


Bound, Tortured, Killed: How the notorious BTK serial killer escaped capture for three decades

For three decades following the murders of four family members of the Otero family on January 15, 1974, Dennis Rader taunted the police and the media alike until he was finally caught. The infamous serial killer, whose identity was not known at the time, suffocated father Joseph Otero with a plastic