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Wichita man killed in Reno County crash
The area was searched and authorities found the body of 38-year-old Robert Beatty, II, from Wichita.
Starlite Drive-In is no more — landmark Wichita theater ‘permanently closed’
In the email, which was forwarded to the Eagle by a Starlite employee, owner Chuck Bucinski wrote that “the theater has been in financial trouble since the digital projectors were installed.”
A small Kansas town gets its own bakery and cafe in an unexpected spot
Hesston, population 4,000, isn’t exactly overrun with restaurants.So when a slick new one opened, it got some attention.But the fact thatHesston Bakery & Cafeis the small town’s only bakery isn’t the only thing that makes it unique. Its location is a bit unusual, too.The cafe has opened atSchowalter
Man arrested for 5 counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer
Officers located the suspect, identified as Paul Westphal, in the area. A pursuit ensued.
Reno County deputy recognized for saving teen from floodwaters
Monday, the Reno County Sheriff's Office shared a message from the teen's mother, detailing what happened.
Water levels drop, flooding cleanup begins in Reno County
RENO COUNTY, Kan.Water levels dropped significantly in Reno County, but people are still dealing with floodwaters from recent heavy rains.Crops are starting to show again in flooded fields and the Reno County Sheriff's office say it's shifting its focus to assessing damage now that most roads are ba
Man points gun at officers after his ex-wife called for help, Wichita police say
At about 11:30 p.m. on Monday, a 42-year-old woman called police and reported that her ex-husband was causing a disturbance, Officer Charley Davidson said during Monday’s news briefing.
House catches fire in west Wichita Monday morning
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)Monday, October 15, 2018 - afternoonThe Wichita Fire Department says a combustible located too close to a wall furnace was the cause of a fire in west Wichita Monday morning.The fire happened in the 400 block of W. 12th St. N."Remember to keep a 3ft clearance around any type of s
Wanted: Racheal K. Schnur
To see more felons, or submit an anonymous tip, visit theCrime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County website
Trailer stolen from Wichita church's parking lot
WICHITA, Kan.Wichita's East Heights United Methodist Church asks for help after someone stole its covered trailer. The church says the trailer, used to help its youth and church complete mission projects across the U.S., was stolen some time Friday (Oct. 12) from its parking lot in the 4400 block of
West Wichita’s new Cracker Barrel has an opening date
Now we know whenWichita’s new Cracker Barrel— the first new Kansas restaurant the chain has opened in 20 years — will open its doors. According to a news release, the new restaurant will start welcoming customers at 6 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. (That’s in four weeks!)
Nearly 2,000 without power in west Wichita
Power Outage (KSN File Photo)WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - UPDATE: Power has been restored to Westar customers in the area of West and Central.---Nearly 2,000 Westar customers are without power in Wichita.The outage is in the area of West and Central. Westar officials say the power should be restored by 8:
Power lines down at 21st and Hillside after car accident
Wichita, Kan. (KSNW) - A 2-car accident at the intersection of 21st and Hillside in northeast Wichita has resulted in downed power lines.Traffic signals are out at that intersection and officials are warning people to avoid the intersection. Emergency Medical Services did not have to transport anyon
Roads still impassible, homes, buildings inaccessible in Reno County
RENO COUNTY, Kan.Flooding continues to make roads impassable in Reno County. Water from the overflowing Cow Creek surrounds homes, buildings and stranded animals.Friday, Eyewitness News spoke with the pastor of a Reno County church now sitting on an island and a family who tried to save its farm ani
Police looking for 14-year-old boy with autism last seen Saturday morning
Police say Brendon E. Schaffer, 14, of Wichita, was last seen around 10:45 Saturday morning.
Mother of 6 tried to protect herself. What police did before her husband killed her
Kristin Florio-Gile took step, after step, after step to protect herself and her six children from her husband.At least three key steps, documented in police and court records. There could have been more.Her family says the system failed her when she desperately needed it.Three weeks before her estr
Kansas Schools Having Increasingly Difficult Time Finding Teachers - The Salina Post
“I have calls from superintendents that say, ‘Man, what’s going to happen to me if I don’t get a person in this position?’ ” said Susan Helbert, the assistant director for teacher licensure at the Kansas State Department of Education. “Well, actually nothing is going to happen except I need to know
Firefighters rescue Reno County residents stuck in high water
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KWCH)One person is safe after a water rescue in Hutchinson Wednesday afternoon.The Hutchison Fire Department tweeted out a photo of the rescue near 85th and Mayfield after high water swept a vehicle into a ditch."Do attempt to drive through any standing water," said the fire depart
Wichita man arrested, charged in Conway Bank robbery
A criminal complaint and affidavit says on Oct. 9, Drees robbed the Conway Bank at 121 E. Kellogg. He was wearing a baseball cap and jeans when he entered the bank and gave a teller a note saying, “Give me $3,000 and you won’t get hurt.”
Kansas City woman accused of fatally stabbing teen outside apartment complex
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- An 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection to fatally stabbing a teenager last week.Heaven Redick was charged Saturday night with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.Alaysia Nelson, 18, was killed in the stabbing that happened Oct. 9 in the 9300 block of