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The missing giraffe that didn't willingly leave

There's a 5-foot, metal giraffe loose in Kansas and its owner wants it back. The yellow and brown spotted animal was purchased by Sherridyn Myers in May. "It's just really, really cute," she said on Wednesday. "It looks like it was eating leaves out of the tree." But on July 7 - a day that was suppo

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-21 19:01:00

Kansas high school volleyball rankings

6. Blue Valley 7-4 (4) 7. Manhattan 8-6 (6) 8. Washburn Rural 8-2 (7) 9. Gardner-Edgerton 7-4 (8) 10. Lawrence 9-4 (5) Class 5A 1. St. James Academy 14-3 (1) 2. Lansing 11-1 (2) 3. Goddard 15-1 (5) 4. De Soto 14-2 (3) 5. Maize 16-4 (6) 6. St. Thomas Aquinas 10-5 (4) 7. Newton 14-4 (10) 8. Andover 1

KAKE TV - 2017-09-20 23:31:00

Cowboys, cattle and horses on the Chisholm Trail, again

It's not like in the old days when saddle-worn cowboys, bone-weary horses and dirt-tired cattle walked endlessly along the Chisholm Trail. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail - celebrating those legendary cattle drives from Texas to the rail heads in Kansas. And, it seems, th

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 21:21:00

Tax agent shot Tuesday remains in serious condition

Kansas Department of Revenue tax agent Cortney Holloway, who was shot multiple times Tuesday afternoon, remains in serious condition Wednesday morning. Holloway was taken to the hospital just before 3 p.m. after being shot multiple times while working. The shooting took place at around 2:40 p.m. o

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 11:48:00

Victim in Department of Revenue building shooting is employee, police say

Updated: 3:50 p.m.: The man shot at the Department of Revenue building at 21st and Amidon on Tuesday afternoon is an employee who may have been involved in an investigation of the suspected gunman earlier in the day, Wichita police said. The shooting took place around 2:40 p.m. inside of the taxatio

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 21:12:00

Suspect in shooting of Kansas tax agent was focus of investigation

A state Department of Revenue employee was shot several times and critically wounded Tuesday afternoon allegedly by a man who "was losing everything" due to unpaid taxes. The shooting took place at around 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday inside the taxation side of the state office building at 21st and Amidon,

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 00:39:00

Halstead Middle School gathers donations for students

HALSTEAD, Kan. (KWCH) Middle school students in Halstead are making us Kansas Proud. Students from Halstead Middle School loaded a trailer full of supplies and clothing for V.W. Miller Intermediate School students affected by Hurricane Harvey. Last week, V.W Miller kids went back to school. On thei

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-19 20:39:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

MYTVWICHITA.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

21 kids among dead found in school after Mexico earthquake

Rescuers work in the rubble after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck on September 19, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. The earthquake caused multiple fatalities, destroyed buildings and knocked out power throughout the capital. (Photo by Rafael S. Fabres/Getty Images) Rafael S. Fabres When the Enrique

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-20 15:43:44

Death toll from Mexico earthquake well over 100, 26 bodies removed from school

Rescuers in Mexico City continued to claw through an elementary school's debris Thursday morning in an urgent attempt to reach a 12-year-girl, two days after a powerful earthquake trapped her and killed at least 250 people across central Mexico. The rescue attempt at the capital's Colegio Enrique Re

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-21 15:03:06

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

KAKE TV - 2017-09-22 03:38:00

Two women arrested in Wichita burglary case

Police find cash, drugs, stolen tools at a home Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wichita police arrested two women after a burglary victim reported seeing his stolen tools offered for sale on social me

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-20 16:33:53

Shots fired at Wichita drivers license facility

Wichita police are looking for a suspect after a shooting was reported inside a drivers license facility on the city's north side. The shooting was reported around 2:45 p.m. at the drivers license office at 21st and Amidon. Officers are looking for a suspect, described as a white male in his 40s or

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-19 19:59:39

Power outages hit west Wichita

A power outage has affected more than 2,000 Westar customers in west Wichita as Wednesday evening arrives. Three separate outage zones west of West Street are involved, according to a Westar outage map. Westar officials have not offered an explanation for the outages, though power is expected to be

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-20 22:58:00

Wichita man accused of beating, choking woman

A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after assaulting a 41-year-old woman Monday evening. Wichita police Officer Charley Davidson said police were called to the 2900 block of North Market at around 5 p.m. regarding two residents who were fighting. The woman

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 16:01:00

Two men try to rob west Wichita Burger King

WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita Police say two men were tried unsuccessfully to rob a Burger King in west Wichita late Monday night. It happened around 11:45 p.m. near Central and Tyler. An employee told police that a teenage boy had approached the drive thru window and asked for a drink. When the employee

KFDI.COM - 2017-09-19 16:50:44

Where's Shane? Flying Kites

KECHI, Kan. (KWCH) Today, Shane is in Kechi to chat about the Kechi Kite Festival! This morning, he will be flying some kites of all different types and talking about the fun event coming up this weekend. If you are interested in flying kites you can visit American Kitefliers Association Website You

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-21 14:05:00

Crews respond to house fire in southeast Wichita

Crews responded to a house fire in southeast Wichita around noon. A duplex suffered fire and smoke damage caused by a greasefire on the stove. A woman, two children and two dogs living inside the home exited safely. The woman sustained minor smoke inhilation, but no serious injuries were reported.

KWCH.COM - 2017-09-21 23:17:00

It wasn't a real airplane crash Tuesday at Wichita Eisenhower airport

There was an airplane crash Tuesday morning at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. But it wasn't a real crash. Instead, it was a simulated disaster exercise that the Federal Aviation Administration mandates commercial airports do once every three years. Eighty-eight students from Goddard High Schoo

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 18:32:00

Police looking for man who robbed west Wichita Famous Footwear

Police are searching for a man who robbed a west Wichita Famous Footwear Monday night. Around 8 p.m., officers were called to an armed robbery in the 6700 block of West Kellogg. Officer Charley Davidson says the suspect entered the store, pointed a black handgun at the employee, and demanded money.

KAKE TV - 2017-09-19 20:18:00