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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.”

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-16 01:01:00

One killed in Derby crash

It happened about 7 p.m. near Madison and Rock Road. On the scene, it appears a vehicle hit a light pole, but the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-16 21:21:00

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

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

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-15 16:55:00

The return of this classic Wichita bar and restaurant was short-lived

The Chalet— a once-popular east-side hangout at 3030 N. Penstemmon — just reopened in late May, brought back to life by local entrepreneurs (andHeroes Sports Bar & Grill proprietors) Hussein Alkasasy, Raed Mansour and Ehab Mansour.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-15 16:58:00

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

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.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-16 11:50:00

1 killed in Derby crash

DERBY, Kan. (KSNW) - One person is dead after a car wreck in Derby.It happened Tuesday evening near the intersection or Rock and Madison.Derby police said the accident involved one vehicle. That car rolled.The identity of the victim has not been released.The cause of the crash is under investigation

KSN.COM - 2018-10-17 02:27:21

Wanted: Racheal K. Schnur

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

KSN.COM - 2018-10-15 14:22:43

Parents sue Wichita day cares over injuries their infants, toddler received

Jacqueline Pean’s 18-month-old son attended a home day care for around six days before he inhaled a kernel of hard feed corn the owner encouraged him to play with on Oct. 4, 2017.Doctors surgically removed it from his lungs about a week later.Mitchell and Mikayla Stoll’s 9-month-old baby attended hi

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-16 05:50:00

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


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!)

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-15 09:14:00

Record-breaking snow fell on Wichita. Here’s a look at what’s coming next

kalanis@wichitaeagle.comIf you thought the snow came a little early this year, you can rest assured that you are right.The snow that fell in Wichita on Sunday night wasn’t your “normal” kind of snow. It was record-breaking snow, according to the Wichita branch of the National Weather Service.At 10:2

WICHITA EAGLE - 2018-10-15 08:25:00

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

KWCH.COM - 2018-10-15 12:34:00

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


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.


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


Police investigating after man found with critical injuries in north Wichita parking lot

Authorities are investigating after a man was found with traumatic injuries to his face in a parking lot in Wichita on Saturday. (KSN Photo)WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Police are investigating after a man was found in a parking lot with critical injuries in north Wichita.Authorities say a man was found i


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.