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Kansas, Missouri voters get ready to see 2018 midterm election results: Live updates

By The StarPeople who voted Tuesday in Kansas and Missouri’s midterms elections are now waiting to see the results in everything from the Kansas governor’s race and the battle for a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri down to Kansas City’s library levy.Keep checking back here for the latest election result


Kansas crime suspect pleads guilty to murder

Police say Deaton later carjacked a New Mexico couple, fled to Kansas, shot a store clerk in Pratt and stole the clerk's car. He was caught after a chase that ended in Ellsworth County. Deaton has pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder and aggravated robbery in Kansas.


Lesbian former MMA fighter Sharice Davids elected to Congress in Kansas

MSNBC declared Davids, a Democrat, won over her Republican incumbent Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas), a Trump ally, at 8 pm local time.


LaTurner wins full term as Kansas Treasurer - WIBW News Now!

“Thank you to the people of the Kansas for allowing me to continue to serve as your State Treasurer,” said LaTurner. “We have made great progress over the last 18 months, and we’re just getting started.


DMV move to Winfield advances

The motor vehicle office, where area residents obtain and renew driver’s licenses, has been located at Strother Field for years but will now be near downtown Winfield.


Udall woman warns others about insurance scam

Colleen Irvin says she gave her name, social security number, bank number and other personal information to a man who called her Saturday about buying supplemental insurance.


Via Christi buys into Derby Hospital

Derby - Via Christi is now officially a stakeholder in the new Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, which is set to open early next year.Via Christi finalized their 25-percent ownership interest in Derby's first full-service hospital on Friday. The hospital will be managed by Dallas-based Candor Healthc


Three arrested Tuesday at Winfield gas station

A Cowley County Sheriff’s deputy checked on a vehicle and its occupants at 2:39 a.m. Tuesday while stopped at Casey’s General Store, 219 W. Ninth Ave., in Winfield. The deputy reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Enough initial evidence was found to detain and sea


Wichita: Your ‘I voted’ sticker will earn you restaurant deals today

The Anchor, 1109 E. Douglas: Get a free fountain drink, coffee or iced tea with meal purchase and a sticker.


Fewer places to vote in Cowley County

It wasn’t always that way. Before 2014, the two cities had three or four polling places each, providing closer access for some residents.


Hutch Police warn public of Park Security impersonators

Police say they have had incidents of people falsely identifying themselves as Park Security and Police in parks around the city.They say the suspects have been approaching parked vehicles in the parks, identifying themselves as Park Security or Police, and then asking one of the occupants to exit t


Wichita police arrest two accused of burglary

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Wichita police arrested two people on charges of aggravated burglary, theft, felon in possession of a firearm and outstanding warrants.


2 critically hurt after motorcycle and vehicle collide in Old Town

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Two people are in critical condition after a motorcycle and a vehicle collided near Old Town in Wichita.The crash happened near 3rd and Washington a little after 4:00 p.m.Two people were critically injured in the crash and one person was seriously injured. All three of the cra


Driver killed in crash near Lake Afton

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. - One person died in a crash early Saturday, near Lake Afton.The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says a crash was reported just before 2 a.m. Sunday, at 39th South and 279th West. A Ford F-250 and Toyota RAV4 hit head on.The Toyota was on fire when crews arrived. After the fir


One dead, two injured in fiery accident

One person is dead and two others are hurt after an accident near Garden Plain, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says.It happened at 39th street south and 279th street west at around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.When officers arrived on the scene they found one vehicle fully engulfed in flames and anothe


Domestic violence leads to standoff in Arkansas City

The suspect is being held without bond on charges of domestic battery, arson, disorderly conduct and theft of a firearm.


One dead, two hurt in fiery crash near Garden Plain, Sedgwick County Sheriff says

One person is dead and two others are injured after a crash just south of Garden Plain, according to a release from the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies were called to the crash at 39th Street south and 279th Street west just before 2 a.m. Saturday, Lt. Tim Myers said in the release. That’s


Suspected arsonist arrested near Ark City

Ark City police responded to a domestic disturbance around 5:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Ninth Street. The reporting party said the man hit her in the face and threatened to burn down their house, according to scanner communications. Jeffrey “JD” Strange, 35, was later identified as the suspec


New program lets Wichita students earn free college credits

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Public Schools district and Friends University have partnered to launch a program that'll allow high school students to earn two years' worth of college credit for free by graduation.The Early College Academy will start next fall at Wichita Northwest High School, the


Rally held to save Wichita's Starlite Drive-In

"We come every summer, we have a jeep and we take the top and the doors off and throw all of our stuff in the tub and come out and spend the evening. When she said she wanted to fight for this place I said alright, lets do it," Jennifer and Hadley White said.