• Family, friends celebrate Jhornee Bland's birthday

    Family and friends are celebrating the life of Jhornee Bland, she would have turned three-years-old today. Bland was reported missing on May 8 last year. 

  • Combating garage sale theft

    It's garage sale season, and unfortunately, they attract thieves. The Stonegate Estates neighborhood has a garage sale week every year. This year a thief was caught on camera.  Surveillance video shows a woman looking at an item. She then waits until the host is distracted to put the toy in her purse. 

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    Man sentenced to prison for causing deadly 2016 Kansas wreck

    A Kansas man has been ordered to spend two years and eight months in prison for causing a two-vehicle 2016 wreck that killed an 80-year-old man. 

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    Kansas man admits child porn activity through PlayStation

    An east-central Kansas man is scheduled to be sentenced in August now that he has admitted in federal court that he used a gaming device to chat about and exchange child pornography. 

  • Masked man robs No. Wichita bakery at gunpoint

    An employee told police a masked man rushed into the store demanding cash. He took the money and was last seen heading east across a parking lot.

  • Kansas Medicaid expansion in doubt despite hospital's woes

    Advocates are buzzing again about extending Kansas' health coverage for the poor because of a Topeka hospital's potential demise.

  • Initially thought to be suspicious, man dies of natural causes

    A man is dead early Saturday morning in south Wichita. KAKE News was initially told that the death was suspicious. However, investigators are now saying the man died of natural causes.

  • K-State baseball falls to No. 21 WVU

    K-State baseball falls in their series opener with West Virginia 9-7. With a win head coach Brad Hill would've passed Mike Clark's program record of 435 wins. Hill will have another shot on Saturday as they'll take on the Mountaineers again at 4 p.m.
  • Eisenhower works to plug leaky terminal

    Wichita's Eisenhower National Airport terminal has water leaks and contractors are seeking infiltration points.

  • Crowd celebrates 28 veterans on 45th Kansas Honor Flight

    A crowd of people welcomed back the first Kansas Honor Flight of 2017 at Eisenhower National Airport this morning. 

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    Honor Guards needed at Oklahoma deputy's funeral

    Officials with the Logan County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma are calling on Honor Guards to help with the funeral for a deputy who was shot and killed this week. 

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    Wichita Business Journal: Wichita native, billionaire a top Trump inauguration donor

    A Wichita native and long-time friend and business partner of President Donald Trump, was among the top donors to the president's January inauguration festivities. 

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    Kansas man guilty of using PlayStation to collect child porn

    In his plea, 30-year-old Michael L. Stratton admitted using a PlayStation 3 to chat about child pornography and trade child pornography. 

  • Wichita Public Schools release proposed school calendar

    The USD 259 school board is set to review a proposed 2017-18 student-parent calendar during its April 24 meeting.  

  • Friday marks 16 years since devastating Hoisington tornado

    Sixteen years ago, the town of Hoisington was ravaged by an EF-4 tornado that destroyed nearly 200 homes and a dozen businesses. One man was killed.

  • Parole absconder goes off-road to evade Wichita police

    The suspect, 38-year-old Nicholas Branch, was booked for a parole violation, possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and several traffic-related charges.

  • Joseph Randle found guilty on four counts

    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was found guilty of four counts in connection with an incident at a house party in south Wichita.

  • A soggy Friday for much of KAKEland

    A soggy Friday is on the way for much of KAKEland. Rain showers could cause some flooding concerns Friday into Saturday for South Central and Southeast Kansas.

  • Police investigate armed robbery at Wichita Walgreens

    Officers were called at around 1:45 a.m. Friday to a robbery at the Walgreens at 5505 East Harry, near Edgemoor. 

  • Kansas gains jobs, unemployment rate hits 16-year low

    Kansas gained 4,600 private sector jobs last month, and its unemployment rate dropped to the lowest it's been since November 2000. 

  • 5 shocking revelations from the Tennessee teacher criminal complaint

    In the days before he allegedly abducted his 15-year-old student, Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins refilled a prescription for Cialis, took out a loan for quick cash and made hotel reservations in another state, actions investigators believe show he was planning to leave with the girl.

  • Kansas homicide victim was sister of girl abducted, killed in 1999

    A woman shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas, has been identified as the sister of a girl who was kidnapped 17 years ago while playing outside, driven to Missouri and killed.

  • Crime Stoppers: Thieves steal $70k in equipment

    It's a familiar sound is reverberating around Wichita this Spring. For one local landscaping company though, the hum of lawnmowers has been silenced -- because of thieves.

  • Chevelle, Charlie Daniels among Kansas State Fair lineup

    The fair announced Friday a lineup featuring Josh Turner, Smash Mouth, Chevelle, The Charlie Daniels Band and Los Lonely Boys.

  • Boy rescued after sliding into Walnut River

    The boy was standing on the shoreline when he slipped in the mud and slid into the river.

  • Conagra recalls frozen dinners for salmonella

    Banquet Chicken Nuggets dinners may have problem in the brownies.

  • Sheriff's Office reveals new details about Starchase darts

    The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office is releasing new details about a tool they implement during high speed chases. 

  • Community Diaper Pantry a reality in Haysville

    A growing need throughout America might have found a solution in Haysville. Several people have been working for the past two months, collecting baby diapers for the towns new Community Diaper Pantry. 

  • Jurors acquit man in NE Kansas sexual assault case

    Jurors have acquitted a northeast Kansas man of charges that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in a rural cemetery. 

  • Daishon Smith transferring from WSU

    Citing personal reasons, Wichita State guard Daishon Smith announced that he will seek a transfer at the conclusion of the spring semester. “I enjoyed my time here in Wichita,” Smith said. “I loved the fans and the coaching staff. They took me in and treated me like family.” Smith has one season of eligibility remaining. A junior college transfer from Tallahassee (Fla.) Community College, he appeared in all 36 games for the Shockers in 2015-16 and m...
  • STAR project approval to improve Stryker Complex

    The City of Wichita was approved by the State of Kansas for up to $22-million of STAR bonds for the development and construction of the Stryker Youth Multi Sport Complex at 29th Street North and Greenwich.

  • Prosecutor to seek death in murder of Oklahoma deputy

    Logan County District Attorney Laura Thomas says she will seek the ultimate punishment because 45-year-old Nathan LeForce is a threat to society and that the crime he's accused of is particularly heinous and cruel.

  • Arrest made in Garden City car vandalism spree

    Garden City police say they've made an arrest after vandals leave nearly than $10,000 in damages to cars all across the city.  

  • Surveillance from Walmart in Oklahoma City

    Tennessee teacher suspected in kidnapping arrested in California

    Tad Cummins, 50, fled with Elizabeth from their small town of Culleoka, Tennessee, on March 13. They disappeared a few weeks after a student reported seeing Cummins and Elizabeth kissing in a classroom.

  • Woman dies in Russell Co. jail

    Sheriff Fred Whitman said in a media release the 63-year-old woman was found unresponsive about 11:50 p.m. during a routine check by corrections staff. 

  • Work to begin on Koch Arena's new lighting system

    The total cost of the project checks in at just more than $442,000. It was funded from the school's Physical Plant budget. 

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    Hutch's Juiston named NJCAA Player of the Year

    For the second time in program history, a Hutchinson Community College men’s basketball player has been named National Player of the Year. On Thursday, Blue Dragon sophomore forward Shakur Juiston was named the NJCAA/Spalding Men’s Division I Player of the Year. 

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    Toddler in Kansas abuse case dies at Wichita hospital

    A 14-month-old boy hospitalized after a case of possible abuse in Russell has died at a Wichita hospital.

  • Jurors deliberate northeast Kansas sexual assault case

    Jacob Ewing also is charged with sexually assaulting five women, with the allegations dividing the small Kansas town of Holton.

  • Wichita Police Department unveils new blue uniforms

    The Wichita Police Department announced Thursday that the force will transition to new navy blue uniforms.  

  • Riverside residents happy with vote to reject apartment plan

     A big setback tonight for some local developers. Their plan is to build apartments for seniors, but tonight the city denied them important tax credits, meaning the project may be dead.

  • 4 Reno County wildfires ruled suspicious

    Four fires which erupted during March still are considered "suspicious."

  • Quick-thinking McDonald's worker leads police to Facebook killer

    With those words, an alert McDonald's employee set in motion the end of a manhunt for the suspect in a chilling Easter Day murder, a killing captured on video and posted to Facebook.

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  • K-State baseball falls to No. 21 WVU

    K-State baseball falls to No. 21 WVU

    K-State baseball falls in their series opener with West Virginia 9-7. With a win head coach Brad Hill would've passed Mike Clark's program record of 435 wins. Hill will have another shot on Saturday as they'll take on the Mountaineers again at 4 p.m.
    K-State baseball falls in their series opener with West Virginia 9-7. With a win head coach Brad Hill would've passed Mike Clark's program record of 435 wins. Hill will have another shot on Saturday as they'll take on the Mountaineers again at 4 p.m.
  • Gallo, Chirinos each homer twice as Rangers top Royals 6-2

    Gallo, Chirinos each homer twice as Rangers top Royals 6-2

    Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos each homered twice to back a season-high eight innings from Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night. Gallo's first homer was a tiebreaking two-run shot in the second inning on a 3-0 pitch -- a liner that matched teammate Carlos Gomez for the longest in the majors this season at 462 feet and was the hardest with an exit velocity of 116 mph, according to MLB's statcast. All four homers came against Nate Karns (...
    Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos each homered twice to back a season-high eight innings from Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night. Gallo's first homer was a tiebreaking two-run shot in the second inning on a 3-0 pitch -- a liner that matched teammate Carlos Gomez for the longest in the majors this season at 462 feet and was the hardest with an exit velocity of 116 mph, according to MLB's statcast. All four homers came against Nate Karns (...
  • Joseph Randle found guilty on four counts

    Joseph Randle found guilty on four counts

    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was found guilty of four counts in connection with an incident at a house party in south Wichita.

    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was found guilty of four counts in connection with an incident at a house party in south Wichita.

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