• Hail, torrential rain pound Butler County

    People in Butler County are cleaning up after a stormy morning. 

  • 2nd trial begins in case that's divided Kansas town

    A jury has been seated in the second trial of a man facing a string of sexual assault charges that have divided the small Kansas town of Holton.   

  • Fire destroys New Cambria home

    Investigators want to know if a generator played a role in a fire that destroyed a New Cambria home. 

  • New food options coming to Wichita State

    A new food service contract at Wichita State University will bring new and healthier dining options for students. 

  • Kansas Commerce Secretary resigns

     Kansas Commerce Secretary Antonio Soave is resigning to pursue private business opportunities.   

  • Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine

    A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine.    

  • (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to a meeting of the National Governors Association,Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the White House in Washington.

    President Trump targets media in early morning tweets

    President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to rail against media credibility.   

  • Three arrested for robbing Wichita convenience store

    Three people have been arrested for robbing a south Wichita convenience store early Tuesday. 

  • NE Kansas man charged with killing bar security guard

     A 36-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting a security guard outside a northeast Kansas bar after a fight.  

  • North Central Kansas storm damage

    A tornado touched down in Saline County for a brief time Monday evening.

  • WWE LIVE returns to Wichita in September

    It'll soon be a throw-down at Intrust Bank Arena. The entertainment venue will host WWE Live on Sept. 1. 

  • Missouri NAACP issues travel advisory against the state

    A recent report revealed black Missouri drivers last year were 75 percent more likely to be stopped than whites.

  • Head of UTW sues over undercover video

     An undercover video made last year by the group, Project Veritas is now at the center of a lawsuit brought on by the man in the video Steve Wentz, the president of Wichita's largest teachers union, United Teachers of Wichita.

  • Kid Power Cafe

    The Wichita public schools are stepping in to help fight hunger. Through the end of July, they're sponsoring the "Kid Power Cafe."

  • Shocker legends host Wichita basketball camp

    Former Shocker standouts turned-pro Xavier "X-Man" McDaniel, Aubrey Sherrod, and Lynbert "Cheese" Johnson are hosting the 2nd Annual Future All American Basketball Camp along with former Drake star Jeff Hill.

  • Thunderstorm watch issued for NW, Central Kansas

    Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of KAKEland tonight. 

  • Teen arrested in Rose Hill car burglaries

    An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with vehicle break-ins in Rose Hill.  

  • Conceal Carry coming to state campuses July 1st

    ‘Conceal-carry’ comes to state college and university campuses.

  • Wichita Teachers Union President files suit over undercover recordings

    The President of United Teachers of Wichita has filed a lawsuit against two organizations over undercover recordings of him. 

  • Tony's Pizza raising wages, adding jobs in Salina

     Schwan's Company, which owns and operates the Tony's pizza manufacturing facility in Salina, announced a $2-an-hour wage increase, an investment of about $5 million annually. 

  • Salina Post

    Wichita Man Used Stolen Identities To Take Out Car Loans

    A Wichita man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of using stolen identities to obtain car loans.

  • Suspect told mom to clear the house of guns

    A jailhouse phone call transcript shows that a man suspected in a string of bank robberies and of shooting at a police officer asked his mother to clear his Montana home of guns after his arrest.

  • Kansas House panel's chairman running for secretary of state

    The chairman of the Kansas House Elections Committee is running for the Republican nomination for secretary of state next year.

  • Reward offered for El Dorado vandalism arrests

    Thousands of dollars of damage done to several El Dorado park buildings and now the area CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000.00 reward. 

  • Kansas wheat harvest nearly half finished

    The winter wheat harvest has almost reached the halfway mark in Kansas. 

  • Kansas legislators let governor's vetoes stand

    Kansas legislators have allowed Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's vetoes of a lottery bill and three budget items to stand.

  • Topeka man admits to role in robbery while wearing monitoring device

    A Topeka man admitted he took part in a robbery while wearing a monitoring device. 

  • Fall River man killed in Butler County crash

    One person is killed, another critically hurt and three more suffered non-life threatening injuries in a crash in rural Butler County.  

  • MGN Online

    Supreme Court reinstates President Trump's travel ban

    The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.   

  • Babysitter arrested in Wichita missing child case

    A Wichita babysitter has been arrested in connection with a child reported missing over the weekend.  

  • Wichita fireworks complaint line to be available July 1st

    The Fourth of July will be here soon,  and Sedgwick County emergency dispatchers are getting ready.  

  • Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

     The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado.    

  • Bomb found in Lyon County field

    The improvised explosive device was found Sunday morning near Allen by a person who was renting the field.

  • Larned woman killed in weekend crash

    The collision in northern Barton County left two drivers critically injured.

  • Drug screening policy for students in the works

    Students at USD 309, Nickerson-South Hutchinson could come back to school in August and be subjected to random drug testing. A draft document in the USD 309 School Board agenda notes shows a policy that would require students that sign up for school activities to also allow the school to test them for drugs and alcohol. The policy titled “Random Drug Testing of USD 309 Nickerson-South Hutchinson Students” entails which activities students sign up for that would require t...

  • Wins for Kansas: SoCe Life

    "Think of the eight front doors that are closest to your front door," says the director of a non-profit devoted to neighborliness.

  • Suspect arrested in Hutchinson murder case

    A man was gunned down early Saturday in an early-morning shooting in Hutchinson.  

  • Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative

    A top Republican said the Senate is on pace to hold a key procedural vote Wednesday.

  • MGN Online

    Firework vendors prepare for rush

    With the Fourth of July a little over a week away people are seeing firework tents everywhere. You can start buying fireworks in just a few days.  If you're ready to be a back yard hero, it's almost time. Tuesday is when firework sales officially kick off. A year's worth of work sits on the shelves at Wholesale Fireworks in Andover. Manager, Jacob Marietta is ready for the holiday rush.  "Basically everyone that we know and every one of our friends are out ...
  • Governor signs budget bill, despite misgivings

    “This budget.... unnecessarily increases government spending in several areas..." Brownback said in a statement.

  • Kansas couple meets at dog training class

    The couple plans to get married on Nov. 4, with their pets involved.

  • FAA authorizes drone night flights at Kansas State campus

    Uses for night flights include search and rescue, aerial photography and agricultural mapping.

  • First ever A.B.K.C. show in Wichita

    For the first time, Wichita plays host to a dog show unlike any other.  It's not your typical kennel club, all of the dogs in this group have something in common.  Dog handlers from all over the country who are a part of the American Bully Kennel Club or A.B.K.C spent Saturday at Century II.   Exhibitors says it's not as much about the ribbons and trophies as it is about knowledge of the breeds.  Bowser, a grand champion American Bully, part of Alex Ferraro's Do...

  • Polarizing sexual assault accusations divide NE Kansas town

    The northeast Kansas town of Holton will be torn again next week as the second in a series of trials starts for a well-known local man accused of sexually assaulting several women.

  • Rash of car break-ins hits Mulvane

    Residents in Mulvane are just the latest hit by a growing number of car break-ins in the Wichita area. 

  • Firefighter injured battling Hutch house fire

    Fire authorities in Hutchinson say one of their crew was hurt battling a blaze that destroyed a home last night.  

  • New pacemaker promises to revolutionize cardiac care

    Two months ago, Ellis Sedlacek of Derby grew tired within just minutes of light physical activity.

  • Persons of interest

    Disabled worker assaulted inside grocery store

    An attack on a man with a disability has people in Hutchinson angry and police searching for two suspects.

  • Sen. Moran: Privatizing Air Traffic Control threatens general aviation

    Earlier this month President Donald Trump said the air traffic control system is broken and needed modernized. The president's plan call for privatizing the air traffic control system.  But Kansas Republican Senator Jerry Moran said Friday privatizing the system could harm the general aviation industry so vital to Wichita's economy.  

  • Larned man charged in wife's death

    A Larned man has been charged with the Dec, 2016 death of his wife.  Prosecutors charged Jacob Ohnmacht with second degree murder and multiple counts of interference with law enforcement.  

  • KSU data suggest Lone Star ticks common in Kansas

    A map from Kansas State University shows that Lone Star Ticks could live in most parts of Kansas, which is contrary to a map from the Centers for Disease Control. 

  • New Kansas law forms task force to review child welfare

     Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed into law a measure that creates an independent task force to review the state's child welfare system.   

  • Bel Aire will not allow door-to-door sale of fireworks

    The Bel Aire City Council voted to not allow the door-to-door sale of fireworks on Tuesday. 

  • Two injured in Air Force Thunderbird accident

    Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident.  

  • Cornell McNeal

    Not guilty plea entered in Fairmount Park killing

    A not guilty plea has been entered in the case of a Wichita woman who died after being attacked in Fairmount Park. 

  • Arrest made in Garden City cold case murder

    A Garden City man has been arrested for a murder that happened nearly 34 years ago. 

  • Wounded Congressman out of intensive care

    A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been moved out of a hospital intensive care unit.  

  • KMBC

    Gov. Brownback signs bill delaying amusement park law

     Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that will delay enforcement of part of a new law that toughens regulations for amusement park rides.  

  • Supreme Court upholds convictions in Perez case

    The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of Daniel Perez in a killing at a Valley Center area compound. 

  • Amnesty Day

    Hundreds take part in Sedgwick County traffic amnesty day

    If you have a traffic warrant in Sedgwick County --- you're being offered a "get out of jail" free card. There are approximately 8,000 traffic warrants for Sedgwick County.

  • Judge fines Kobach for misleading court

    A judge has fined Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach $1,000 for misleading the court about the contents of materials he was photographed taking into a November meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump.   

  • Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

    Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.    

  • President Trump signs bill to transform VA

    President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.   

  • Jury awards Kansas farmers $218M in Syngenta suit

     A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety.  

  • North Wichita convenience store robbed

    Wichita Police are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store early Friday.  

  • BBC photo

    North Korea denies torturing American detainee

    North Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

  • Kansas GOP event promoted with "Olathe Lives Matter!" slogan

    A GOP leader in a largely white Kansas City suburb says the party "didn't mean anything" by promoting a picnic with the slogan "Olathe Lives Matter!" and a rainbow font.  

  • Ferguson, MO pays $1.5M to settle Michael Brown shooting

    The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city's insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown.   

  • Topeka seeks to padlock house after 84 incidents

    A resident claims "cops cause more problems than I do."

  • Jeep crash kills man in Ellsworth County

    A different crash involving a high-speed law enforcement chase ended with a Salina man critically injured.

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    Deb grew up on a farm in Iowa before moving to Pratt, Kansas. She graduated from Pratt High School and Fort Hays...

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    Deb grew up on a farm in Iowa before moving to Pratt, Kansas. She graduated from Pratt High School and Fort Hays...

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    Anchor for KAKE News @ 5PM, 6PM, 10PM

    Jim Grimes anchors KAKE News at 5, 6, and 10 o'clock. He joined the KAKE news team in Spring 2016 and now calls Wichita his home.  Jim has spent more than 25 years working in some of the...

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    Jim Grimes anchors KAKE News at 5, 6, and 10 o'clock. He joined the KAKE news team in Spring 2016 and now calls Wichita his home.  Jim has spent more than 25 years working in some of the...

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    Managing Meteorologist Jay Prater was designated as the first Certified Broadcast Meteorologist™ by the American Meteorological...

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