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4-year-old with gunshot wound found behind Wichita McDonald’s, emergency officials say

A child with a gunshot wound was found behind a downtown Wichita McDonald’s on Wednesday afternoon, emergency officials said.A 4-year-old boy was taken to a Wichita hospital in serious condition after he was shot once in the “right flank area,” emergency crews said in scanner traffic.A dispatch supe

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-17 17:08:00

Fatal vehicle accident in Derby

A single-vehicle rollover accident killed one person Tuesday evening in Derby. The accident was near the intersection of East Madison and Rock Road and is under investigation. No name has been released.It’s the first fatal vehicle accident in the city limits since a motorcyclist was killed on July 4

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2018-10-17 13:23:00

Wichita garlic fest was such a hit, it’s expanded to two pungent, food-filled days

October is historically the season of celebrating beer and pumpkins and bierocks.But as a couple of Wichita farmers learned last year when they put on Wichita’s fist garlic festival, people are ready to celebrate the pungent bulb any time of year.Orie’s Garlic Fest, put on by Orie’s Farm Fresh, retu

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-17 10:23:00

Hospital progresses toward spring opening

If all goes as planned, Derby’s first hospital should be open by the end of the first quarter of 2019.That’s the update assessment from Mike Belew, executive vice president of development for CarrBaierCrandall Real Estate Group.Ground was broken on the faculty in early September 2017 and the project

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2018-10-17 10:00:00

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.

KSN.COM - 2018-10-16 16:40:54

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.

KSN.COM - 2018-10-16 21:09:27

Family testifies on 3rd day of trial of man accused of killing Evan Brewer

WICHITA, Kan.The trial continues for a man accused of killing his girlfriend's three-year-old son.Stephen Bodine is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Evan Brewer. The boy's body was found inside a concrete structure in September of 2017.Wednesday, the third day of Bodine's trial, incl

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-17 18:04:00

New County tag office to open in December

The Sedgwick County tag office above, at 212 W. Greenway in Derby, will close when the new E. Kellogg office opens.FILE PHOTO

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2018-10-17 10:00:00

Wanted: Racheal K. Schnur

To see more felons, or submit an anonymous tip, visit theCrime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County website


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!)


'That would not be fun': Escapee nabbed after 4 days in Kansas City, Kansas still wearing handcuffs

© Mike Whitby/EyeEm/Getty ImagesFile photo of handcuffsOct. 15--Police may not know much about how an escapee re-arrested Sunday afternoon by Kansas City, Kan, officers spent his four days on the run.


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


Early snow blankets much of Kansas

After that, a southerly wind should make it more humid late week with a possible shower or two by Friday as a weak trough slides in the nation’s midsection. The associated front may create rain, but it should be an iffy and spotty chance at best.


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:


North Kansas City Schools Auto Tech program named best in the Midwest

"I just, I don't think it's really sunk in. It's a very prestigious thing," said program instructor Jack Stow.


Wichita woman sought protection weeks before killing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) —Records show that a Wichita woman had fled with her six children and summoned police three weeks before her estranged husband ran her off the road, shot and killed her.


Wichita sees 1st Snow of the Season

Wichita experienced it's first taste of Winter, Sunday night, as a small band of heavy snow moved through the area just after 9pm.


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


Child with cerebral palsy crosses finish line in touching moment at Wichita marathon

With rain knifing down through 50-degree air, Crow was helped out of his stroller and across the finish line of the 2018 Prairie Fire Half Marathon. Crow, a 10-year old boy from Pratt, suffers from cerebral palsy.


Accidents on area roads injure two people

A Haysville, Kansas, woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 5 a.m. Sunday on Missouri Highway 43 at Boonville Lane, approximately 1.5 miles north of Tiff City, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.