• Missing in Kansas: Brooklyn Yale found

    Missing Kansas teen Brooklyn Yale has been found, her family says.

  • One critically hurt in crash in northeast Wichita

    One person was taken to the hospital after a car crash in northeast Wichita. 

  • Teen arrested for striking mother and daughter

    Mother and child hurt in hit and run Sunday in S. Wichita.

  • 1 killed, 1 critically injured in crash in Ark City

    One man is dead and another is critically hurt in a high-speed crash in Ark City.

  • South Wichita church evacuated following bomb threat

    Wichita Police are investigating a bomb threat at a south Wichita church. 

  • Man hurt after driving vehicle into water in southwest Wichita

    A man was taken to hospital after he drove his vehicle into water in southwest Wichita. 

  • Family thankful after FDA approves generic version of EpiPen

    Tara Ayres' daughter depends on her EpiPens, so when she heard about the new alternative, she was thankful someone stepped up to help families in need.

  • Speed enforcement planned this weekend on Kellogg

    If you drive on Kellogg, you may want to slow down. There will be more law enforcement on the highway, looking for drivers speeding. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be conducting speed enforcement Saturday on Kellogg, in Sedgwick County. Trooper Chad with KHP tweeted about the patrols. He says from 10 A.M. until noon on Saturday, law enforcement will look for drivers going over the speed limit. "I'll probably take it slow, it's not a good idea to get pulled over, so I keep un...

  • Missing in Kansas: Halie Schellhas

    The family of Halie Schellhas is worried about where she is today. The teenager was last seen on May 14th in Wichita.

  • KAKE News On Your Side Investigates: Nuisance properties

    Every neighborhood seems to have at least one of those houses, where the lawn is overgrown, or worse, it looks like a junkyard. KAKE News On Your Side Investigator Krista Miller is asking what happens when you call the city or county to complain.

  • Sedgwick County Zoo anxiously awaits arrival of baby orangutan

    First, it was April the Giraffe. Now, it's Daisy the Orangutan. The Sedgwick County Zoo and its visitors are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a baby.

  • Andover golf course worker dies following pillar collapse

    Andover Police said Jeff Williams died from his injuries this week in a Wichita hospital. The accident happened Sunday. 

  • 45th & Hillside construction forces students to take different routes

    Construction at this north Wichita intersection has forced many students to take the long way home. “We usually go on a different route since we can’t go that way, but usually that’s the fastest way. Ever since it happened we started going down Oliver,” Heights senior, Donald Bobbitt said. Heights High School and Stucky Middle School are just blocks from 45th and Hillside. With school starting back up, they’re ready for the construction to be gone. &ld...

  • Missing in Kansas: Megan Foglesong

    The mystery of what happened to a missing Kansas woman continues to rattle a central Kansas community.

  • CDC monitors measles outbreak in 21 states, including Kansas

    Health officials say more than 100 people from 21 states, including Kansas, have reported contracting the measles this year.

  • Horse rescue in desperate need of hay

    Dawn Gresham volunteers for Hope in The Valley, a nonprofit that saves abused and neglected horses. "These horses are therapy. They'll never judge you. They'll never talk about you behind your back,” Gresham said. But lately times have been tough. The price of hay to feed the horses has skyrocketed. "It's not just affecting us. It's affecting the cattle farmers. It's affecting anyone with livestock,” Gresham said. Normally the shelter houses 65 horses. Now, i...

  • Wichita Neighborhood Night Out happening today

    More people across Wichita are registering to participate in the annual Wichita Neighborhood Night Out. 

  • Missing in Kansas: Keirsten Hudson found

    The family of Keirsten Hudson say that the 15-year-old was found safe this weekend.

  • Missing in Kansas: Daniel Holinde found

    Christan Holinde said her son turned himself in after seeing himself on the news.

  • Woman says hospital denied diabetic daughter critical care

    Josephine Gonzalez is counting her blessings after she says a hospital's failure to act could've cost her, her life.

  • Two local barber shops offer free back-to-school haircuts

    Nothing feels better than a fresh new hair cut for your first day back to school. Fusionz Barbershop, located on S. Seneca, wanted to be a part of that big day by offering free haircuts.

  • Get ahead of Kansas allergies

    Wichita usually makes the list of top ten worst cities for allergies. Get ready, a rainy summer means we're in for a big ragweed crop. If you have allergies, you know that's not good.

  • Medical cannabis advocates meet in downtown Wichita

    Sarah Storment has seen firsthand the benefits of medical cannabis usage on the people she cares about. “When you add THC, what it does is it really just becomes a really big health booster,’ Storment said. At a rally in downtown Wichita a group gathered to voice their own support for medical cannabis. “It would be beneficial to the state for so many tax reasons and everything else. I don’t understand why there's a hold off on it,” Isarah Decker, who a...

  • Wichita's Historic Preservation Office cleans up Minisa Bridge vandalism

    Wichita’s Historic Preservation Office cleans up the Minisa Bridge weeks after it was vandalized.

  • William "Matt" Holmes

    Family of Newton man killed by police files lawsuit

    The family of a Newton man killed by police last year is now suing the police and sheriff's deputies who responded. Matthew Holmes was involved in a stolen car chase last August. His family isn't disputing that. What they are saying through their attorney is that Holmes was cooperating with officers when he was shot and killed. Police body camera video shows the tense moments last August when Newton Police stopped a vehicle with suspected ties to car burglary, after a high-speed ch...

  • Andover elementary schools add new safety improvements

    Carla Reynolds has been teaching at Prairie Creek Elementary in Andover for ten years now and she says she’s never seen an upgrade to the school quite like this one. “It’s wonderful. The entrance is great. It’s so safe and has so much more room,” Reynolds said. Andover is one of 153 school districts in the state that received part of a $5 million in federal grant money to help improve safety. In Andover, the biggest improvement is the new entrance. Des...

  • Wichita Police Department releases lip sync challenge video

    You normally see these police officers in serious situations. But on Thursday, they let loose. The men and women in blue are taking part in a viral challenge. You’ve seen the videos on social media: police departments lip syncing to popular songs.

  • How Laura Kelly matches up against Kobach and Colyer

    More than 24 hours after the polls closed, many in the state are anxiously awaiting the final results to come in for the GOP primary, and no one more than Laura Kelly. If Governor Colyer wins the race, Russell Arben Fox, a political science professor at Friends University thinks Kelly, the democrats’ choice for governor, can beat him. “I think that if you really care about this sort of stuff, and you really insist on exploring all of the options, that Kelly vs. Colyer wo...

  • Tiny home village planned for Wichita is receiving opposition

    Brady Sherman proudly walks next to land that could soon house dozens of tiny homes. He's the CEO and Co-Founder of MicroMansions, a community targeted for millennials and empty-nesters.

  • Need help getting your kid to bed? You can call Mickey Mouse and friends to help

    The Disney store is launching a new “Sleep Shop Hotline” to add some Disney magic to bedtime. The goal is to give kids something to look forward to at bedtime.

  • Missing in Kansas: Gabrielle Cooper

    Loved ones are worried about Gabrielle Cooper. The 17-year-old went missing on July 8 in Hays, Kan. 

  • Missing in Kansas: Kayla Fuenty

    The family of Kayla Fuenty is worried about where she is today. Kayla was last seen on July 10, 2018. 

  • Volunteers help rebuild St. Mary's School in Ellis

    Volunteers are helping to rebuild a Catholic school after a severe storm caused extensive damage to the building last month. 

  • Walmart cashier steps in to polish disabled woman's nails when salon refuses

    After one of her regular customers, a woman with a disability that sometimes causes her hands to shake, was refused service at a nearby nail salon, Walmart cashier Ebony Harris decided to help.

  • Missing in Kansas: Ashley Caldwell

    The family of Ashley Caldwell is worried about where she is today. 

  • What to know before you head to the polls

    As Tuesday’s primary nears, all eyes in Kansas and across the nation are on the race for governor. The Sedgwick County Election Office has been asking for volunteers for weeks. Some people did come forward to help, but because of the lack of helpers, prepare for a wait. Just a couple of things to remember... When you head to your polling place, don't forget your I-D.The Sedgwick County Election Office requires voters to bring a government issued photo I-D. You will also be a...

  • Kansas Highway Patrols uses aircraft unit to catch suspects

    Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ryan Tauer's office is the sky, “it’s a majestic view looking out our window.” He's a pilot for the aircraft unit and Friday he played a big part in tracking down a suspect trying to hide in a corn field. 

  • Dreamers hope for DACA renewal

    It's estimated that more than 68-hundred young Kansans are here under the DACA program.  In order to stay in the program and live in the US  legally, they'll have to renew their application. 

  • Haysville police sgt. buys room for family traveling through Kansas

    When Haysville police sergeant Randy Nowak spotted a family sleeping in their car, he went out of his way to help. 

  • Thousands of local kids ready for school thanks to Convoy of Hope

    Hundreds of volunteers packed McAdam’s park Saturday morning to help thousands of kids kick the school year off right.

  • New Kansas law mandates safe driving around garbage trucks

     Kansas has joined 18 other states in adopting a law requiring motorists to use caution around garbage trucks by making driver carelessness a fine-able offense.

  • Crews investigate cause of duplex fire in south Wichita

    Firefighters have yet to determine the cause of an early morning fire in south Wichita. 

  • Salina art organization directors resign amid concern over sex offender volunteer

    In the last several days, posts on Facebook revealed that program director Joel Beets is a convicted sex offender. Parents were worried that he had contact with children.

  • City of Wichita looking for ice rink fix

    The floors are still dry at the Wichita Ice Center, which leaves many people wondering what the plan is for the facility.

  • Parents react after 4-year-old girl nearly drowns in Derby pool

    A 4-year-old girl is in the hospital after nearly drowning at a community pool in Derby. Some parents in the area say this is a reminder that anything can happen in the blink of an eye.

  • Wichita Fire Department raising money for firefighter with brain cancer

    The Wichita Fire Department is raising money for one of their own who was recently diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer. 

  • Ford County facing noise complaints due to concert venue

    Despite dozens of calls to the Ford County Sheriff’s Department the concerts have been allowed to go forward. Ford County Sheriff Bill Carr said his deputies couldn't shut down the concerts based solely on a violation of a county ordinance.

  • Convoy of Hope to offer free services on Saturday

    Convoy of Hope-Wichita will host its annual event to offer free services to the community on Saturday.

  • Streets to widen around Campus High School

    Street improvements surrounding the Campus High School complex in Haysville will begin in two years. 

  • Wichita Fire Department urges people to install CO detectors in their homes

    It's called the invisible killer; carbon monoxide or CO can make you sick and even be fatal. It’s odorless and colorless. Jose Ocadiz with the Wichita Fire Department says people can be exposed from a number of items people have in their homes, “from the inside of home stand point, it comes from heating and cooking equipment. The heating is from your furnace or water tank that has natural gas that has a flame inside that warms it up.” Early Thursday morning fire cr...

  • Kansas officer collects patches for fallen deputy's son

    Deputy Patrick Rohrer was killed in the line of duty in June outside of the Wyandotte County courthouse. He and his partner, Theresa King, were overpowered by an inmate they were escorting. King also died from her injuries. 

  • Vandals tag public art just days after completion

    Just days after a community-wide art project is completed, it was hit by vandals.

  • Employee finds $7000 in cash at Spangles restaurant

    A couple eating at a local restaurant almost made an expensive mistake, but an honest employee saved the day. Paige McDaniel has worked at the El Dorado Spangles restaurant for two years. "I just got recently promoted, like a month or so ago. It's actually my first job ever," said McDaniel, who is now Assistant Manager. But the phone call she took last Monday was a first for her. "He was like really panicky, he was freaking out for them. He asked me if we had f...

  • Emotions run wild as school year approaches

    Parents at Cloud Elementary in Wichita printed off plans for their kids Wednesday and staff members described the butterflies of the start of yet another school year.

  • Facebook.com

    Winfield Veterans home residents moved to high school due to power outage

    Winfield High school is temporarily housing veterans after a power outage occurred at the Winfield Veterans home. Winfield high school posted on their Facebook page on Wednesday, saying the high school has been the Veterans home evacuation and relocation site for many years. Cowley County Emergency Management, Burden School district, volunteers and school staff members assisted in having pillows, cots and blankets available. The American Red Cross is providing water and is assisting...

  • Teenager creates app that tracks ticks in real time

    Olivia Goodreau was diagnosed with Lyme disease after vacationing in Missouri. Since then, she has started the LivLyme Foundation, and devoted her time to raising money for Lyme research and helping fellow patients.

  • El Dorado Police take to social media to address homelessness, drug activity

    When El Dorado police read all the posts about people's concerns over homelessness, they took to social media themselves to address the issue.

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    Sedgwick County offering free coupons to dispose of bulky waste

    Residents can request a free coupon to dispose up to 1,000 pounds of waste.

  • City couldn't afford to repair historic site, so residents did

    An historic building is being given new life in Riverside, thanks to volunteers. 

  • Fire, water damage at Greenway Manor displaces more than 70 residents

    A fire at a senior living complex run by the city of Wichita impacted 84 total residents. Of those, 70 had to be temporarily placed in hotels around downtown Wichita. 

  • Town of Eureka works to prepare for school year following tornado

    Lots of progress has been made since the EF3 tornado ripped through Eureka in late June but with it being so close to the school year, many people are left wondering, what's next? 

  • Family's concerns grow as Kansas veteran remains missing

    Ashley Meiss, of Ogden, was last seen on May 18. At first, her family feared the her PTSD had something to do with her disappearance, but now they think Ashley met with foul play.

  • Wellington residents clean up after storm hits

    Winds up to 70 miles an hour knocked down trees and power lines, causing hundreds of people to be without power.  The clean up efforts continuing across Monday evening as crews work to put up new power poles in east Wellington, but one resident describes what rolled in on Monday afternoon. "Somewhere around 1:15 or 1:130, I guess it was.  It came in windy, rainy and within 10 minutes, you couldn't even see outdoors it was blowing so hard," said Wellingt...
  • Proposed biofuel plant worrying neighbors

    A proposed biofuel plant is concerning to some who live in Sumner County.

  • Kansas man accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

    The Reno County Sheriff's office says 36-year-old Lynn Conrad Hase was arrested at his home Friday after an investigation alleged that he had repeated sexual contact with a minor.

  • Meaning behind Safe Place signs

    It's a sign that could be a lifesaver for your children.  Many Wichita residents are used to seeing these signs up all around the city but the meaning behind them could save a life.

  • Man arrested following robbery at Emprise Bank

    The KBI reports a man is in custody following a robbery at Emprise Bank.

  • Wichita attorney facing felony charges

    A Wichita attorney specializing in elder law, is facing felony charges. District Attorney Dan Dillon says Larry Toomey is being charged with three counts of mistreatment of an elderly person, one count mistreatment of a dependent, adult and one count of theft. Toomey made his first court appearance last Tuesday. His next court appearance is set for August 9.

  • MGN Online

    Program helps feed kids for free before school starts

    Children who rely on meals at school will now have a place to eat lunch –- thanks to a program starting today. 

  • 'Win The Day 5k' bridges WSU campus and Fairmount community

    The 'Win The Day 5K' is a culmination of a journey weeks in the making to encourage healthy habits , but also to engage a neighborhood that's seen it's share of tragedy.

  • California boy traveling the nation to honor fallen veterans

    12-year-old Preston Sharp stopped in Wichita on his journey to honor veterans in all 50 states.  A national movement that started with one flag, one flower, and a little boy's dream to make the world better.

  • Mystery solved. Family seen in old slides from Goodwill store is found

    After Baeumert appeared on television, a family member recognized the photos and called her. The mystery was solved -- but while the photos have been highly publicized, their reunion with the family will be anything but.

  • Conservation group to restore plants along Kansas River

    A local Lawrence preservation group will bring native trees back to the banks of the Kansas River to help rid the waterway of pollution.  

  • Suspect robs Walmart In New Market Square

    Wichita police are still investigating an armed robbery that happened at the Walmart in New Market Square on July 9.

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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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    Jemelle anchors Good Morning Kansas and KAKE News at 11 weekdays. Jemelle is a two-time Emmy Award winner.  Good Morning Kansas won...

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