Kansas soldier dies in Iraq
The Department of Defense said Sgt. Christina Marie Schoenecker was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Baghdad.
Fort Riley soldier found dead in Europe
A Fort Riley soldier has died while deployed overseas.
Transgender people can enlist in military January 1
The Pentagon official tells The Associated Press that transgender people can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition.
Army now forgiving of past marijuana use to attract recruits
As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth — as long as they realize they can’t do so again in the military.
'Agent Orange': Tonight at 6 & 10
Many veterans we talked to didn't know just how toxic Agent Orange was and what kind of effects it would later have.
Homeless veteran rushes to save victim after life-threatening car crash
Travis Wilson was simply signing up for housing when the homeless veteran heard a boom nearby and rushed to the aid of a bloodied victim in a serious car accident.
Woman makes history as the Marine Corps' 1st female infantry officer
For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the Marine Corps has a female infantry officer.
7 US Navy crew reported missing after collision off Japan
Seven Navy sailors are missing and one was injured after a U.S. destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported.
Enola Gay pilot's namesake co-pilots 'Doc'
The propellers on the B-29 Flying Fortress known as "Doc" were turning once again Friday -- and in the co-pilot's seat sat a man whose name may sound familiar to World War II history buffs.
Dept. of Defense identifies Navy SEAL killed in Somalia
Saturday the United States Department of Defense announced the death of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth.
US missile strike against Syrian regime draws Russian fury
Russia and Syria have condemned the first US military strike against the Syrian regime.
Indictment: Veteran claiming blindness defrauded government
An Army veteran has been indicted for pretending to be blind to collect $63,000 in benefits.
Video captures tearful return of fallen soldier
The body of a Fort Bragg Green Beret who was killed while serving in Africa was returned on Tuesday to North Carolina.
Former KU student sentenced for false Army Translator claims
A former University of Kansas graduate student who falsely claimed on his visa application that he served as a translator for the U.S. Army in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
No home for the brave: Homeless veterans in Wichita
Thursday is the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps, but for the men and women who serve our country coming home isn't always a welcome home.
Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses
Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Aleppo teeters but no sign of US action
As Aleppo teeters on the brink of falling to Syrian regime forces, there is no consensus in the Obama administration on what, if any, action to take to help the beleaguered opposition with which the US is allied, say several American officials.
Vietnam pilot buried 51 years later
Deana Klenda has waited more than half a century for the day she could properly bury her brother Major Dean Klenda. He was killed September 17,1965 while flying over Vietnam.
Man pleads guilty to teen's shooting death at Fort Riley
A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a teenager at Fort Riley while recklessly handling a firearm. Juwuan Jackson pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the September 2015 death of 16-year-old Kenyon Givens Jr.
New Army National Guard general takes command Kansas forces
In a ceremony Saturday in Topeka, Brig. Gen. Robert Windham handed command of the Kansas National Guard forces to Brig. Gen. Anthony Mohatt.
ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt
A civil rights group says the transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt.
Veteran suicide rate staggering
Today the Department of Veterans Affairs released its most comprehensive study yet on the subject of veterans suicides.
President Obama keeping more US troops in Afghanistan longer than planned
The United States is changing its plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan because of a resurgent Taliban that's seeking to regain territory, President Obama said Wednesday.
Navy ship named 'USS Wichita'
Wichita will be known to the U.S. Navy, even though we are no where near an ocean.
Shooter report at base stemmed from misunderstanding
The base had been placed on lockdown after an active shooter was reported. The base is home to Air Force One and is about 20 miles from Washington.
250 ISIS militants killed in US airstrikes, officials say
Hundreds of ISIS militants were killed in a series of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes Wednesday that targeted two large vehicle convoys fleeing the western Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, according to U.S. officials.
Military seeks more time on transgender policy
Senior military leaders are expressing deep concerns that the launch of new Pentagon rules is moving too quickly.
Search of California Army Reserve base nears end
Authorities say they've nearly completed a search of a Northern California U.S. Army Reserve installation without finding a gunman and that there is no active threat.
Local veteran recalls being one of the first soldiers to arrive on D-Day
Monday marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, when U.S. troops stormed the shores of Normandy during World War II. Rose Hill native and WWII veteran Hubert Cox planned to make the trip back to France in a few years for the 75th anniversary, but because of his wife's declining health, he can't. So friends threw him a party today to honor his service.
Blue Angel crash kills one; Thunderbird jet in separate crash
President Obama was still at the Air Force graduation site at the time of the Thunderbird crash.
Hundreds turn out to remember war dead
People throughout Wichita pausing on their holiday to remember the real meaning of Memorial Day. Many people visiting cemeteries to pay their respects. "I came to honor the the men that gave all," says Ryal Edmisten. Veteran Ryal Edmisten served in between the Korean and Vietnam wars. He knows the toll that war can take. "I had two brothers in world war two," says Edmisten "They came home different men. It changed their life forever."
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- The White House says it will see whether North Korea's interest in opening talks with the U.S. marks the first step toward removing nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.The White House says it will see whether North Korea's interest in opening talks with the U.S. marks the first step toward removing nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.
- North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
- Parents have released a list of the 105 girls they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a town in northern Nigeria.Parents have released a list of the 105 girls they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a town in northern Nigeria.
- Syrian activists, residents: Damascus and its suburbs relatively calm after Security Council's cease-fire resolution.Syrian activists, residents: Damascus and its suburbs relatively calm after Security Council's cease-fire resolution.
- It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday.It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday.
- United Arab Emirates hosts stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing their power across Mideast.United Arab Emirates hosts stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing their power across Mideast.
- Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.
- Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attend funeral of influential rabbi in Jerusalem.Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attend funeral of influential rabbi in Jerusalem.
- Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.
- The Israeli military says a "professional error" by a flight crew caused an air force jet to crash during an attack mission in Syria earlier this month.The Israeli military says a "professional error" by a flight crew caused an air force jet to crash during an attack mission in Syria earlier this month.
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Police search for two suspects in connection to downtown shooting
One person is critically hurt in a shooting early Sunday morning in downtown Wichita.
Authorities continue to search for missing Wichita boy
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Man killed in southeast Wichita shooting
Police have arrested a suspect after a man was shot and killed in southeast Wichita early Saturday morning.
Search continues for missing Wichita boy; stepmother arrested
The stepmother of a missing 5-year-old Wichita boy has been booked into the Sedgwick County Jail.
Kansas chase reaches 120 mph before driver crashes on I-70
Authorities say a 32-year-old man crashed during a chase on Interstate 70 that reached speeds of 120 mph.
Man shot at Wichita Auto Auction on South Broadway
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Missing Wichita boy's father believes son is still alive
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Salina Police search for shooting suspect
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Net neutrality rules will officially end in April
The end of net neutrality is officially set to come this spring. The Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality is scheduled to take effect on April 23, according to a copy of the order was published with the Federal Register on Thursday.
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The latest list of school and weather-related closings and delays.