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Downtown Wichita kicks off 'Front Porch' project to bring more people to area

Downtown Wichita kicks off 'Front Porch' project to bring more people to area

Downtown Wichita launched the Front Porch Project Friday to welcome people back to the area

Medicine Lodge couple continues to open firework stand for over 50 years

Medicine Lodge couple continues to open firework stand for over 50 years

As the 4th of July draws near, Ellis and Trude Mayfield are doing what they know best: selling fireworks. 

Kansas man arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of children through the use of electronic devices

Kansas man arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of children through the use of electronic devices

The El Dorado Police Department have arrested Adam Mefford of El Dorado.

Police: Missing Kansas woman presumed to be struck by train

Police: Missing Kansas woman presumed to be struck by train

It is believed that Twila Wilson, a 53-year-old from Ellis, Kansas, was struck by a train as she was crossing the tracks.

Ozone alert issued in Wichita area

Ozone alert issued in Wichita area

An Ozone Alert has been issued for the Wichita area.

Kansas wrongful conviction lawsuit reaches $12.5 million settlement

Kansas wrongful conviction lawsuit reaches $12.5 million settlement

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, approved the settlement Thursday and said in a statement Friday that it admits no guilt in the wrongful conviction and two life sentences of Lamonte McIntyre in the mid 1990s.

Wichita man arrested on drug, gun charges after traffic stop in Hutchinson

Wichita man arrested on drug, gun charges after traffic stop in Hutchinson

Officers seized over 121 grams of meth, 55 grams of marijuana, 142 pills and a handgun.

Rising COVID cases are forcing Kansas to move inmates between prisons

Rising COVID cases are forcing Kansas to move inmates between prisons

Corrections records confirmed 55 positive cases at the El Dorado men’s prison as of June 26, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.

Lawsuits filed days after deadly Missouri Amtrak crash

Lawsuits filed days after deadly Missouri Amtrak crash

Amtrak and BNSF Railway Co. filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the concrete contracting company that owns the dump truck hit Monday by the passenger train.

Woman hauling grain dies after semi overturns on Kansas highway

Woman hauling grain dies after semi overturns on Kansas highway

The patrol says Vickie Fenner was heading east when the semi overturned on a 90-degree southbound curve. The rig came to rest on its top.

Friday's storms could be strong, possibly severe

Friday's storms could be strong, possibly severe

Showers and storms become more likely as we head toward the weekend, and a few could be strong and possibly severe with large hail and high wind gusts.

Kansas war hero, inspiration for film '12 Strong,' has memorial statue stolen

Kansas war hero, inspiration for film '12 Strong,' has memorial statue stolen

A Kansas veteran and war hero, who led a team of special forces into Afghanistan lost something very special to thieves.

'We just want answers': Family of Derby teen nearly killed in crash frustrated by forensic backlogs

'We just want answers': Family of Derby teen nearly killed in crash frustrated by forensic backlogs

17-year-old Jason Miller is now relearning how to walk. He uses a wheelchair and is working with a walker.

Wichita airport seeing big crowds, mostly smooth travel ahead of Fourth of July

Wichita airport seeing big crowds, mostly smooth travel ahead of Fourth of July

Wichita travels are not seeing the major cancellations as much as other travelers in the US, as the airport gears up for near pre-pandemic levels of travel for the holiday.

ATF to open new Crime Gun Intelligence Center at Wichita State University

ATF to open new Crime Gun Intelligence Center at Wichita State University

The new center will allow ATF to fully process gun-related evidence on Wichita State University's Innovation Campus.

Kansas foster care will pay $1.25 million after a child was sexually assaulted in a contractor's office

Kansas foster care will pay $1.25 million after a child was sexually assaulted in a contractor's office

A court settlement Thursday will require the Kansas foster care system to pay $1.25 million after a child sleeping in a contractor’s office was sexually assaulted in 2018.

Kansas issues emergency suspension of licensed McPherson daycare

Kansas issues emergency suspension of licensed McPherson daycare

A daycare provider was arrested by the McPherson Police Department for suspicion of aggravated endangering a child and driving under the influence.

Sedgwick County names new Director of Corrections

Sedgwick County names new Director of Corrections

Steven Stonehouse has been named as the permanent Director for the Sedgwick County Department of Corrections. 

Urologist says vasectomy consults have increased by 900% since Roe v. Wade decision

Urologist says vasectomy consults have increased by 900% since Roe v. Wade decision

The demand for vasectomy consults is increasing across Missouri and Kansas. 

Patrol identifies driver hit, killed on I-135 after crash

Patrol identifies driver hit, killed on I-135 after crash

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a driver involved in a non-injury crash I-135 in Saline County was struck and killed when he ran into the roadway.

9 people charged in Kansas poaching case

9 people charged in Kansas poaching case

The investigation, which spanned Cheyenne, Sherman, Wallace and Logan counties involved 25 deer, one antelope, eight turkeys and other wildlife that had been taken illegally.

Wichita woman collects loads of basic necessities, needs help shipping them to her hometown in Ukraine

Wichita woman collects loads of basic necessities, needs help shipping them to her hometown in Ukraine

It's still hard for Galyna Golyshevska to talk about the brutal war she sees her friends and family going through every day in Ukraine, her home country.

'A lot of passion': Calls for peace ahead of Kansas amendment vote

'A lot of passion': Calls for peace ahead of Kansas amendment vote

Local law enforcement, advocates and opponents of an amendment up for a vote in Kansas in August that would allow state lawmakers to regulate abortions are urging people on both sides of the argument to remain peaceful.

Tornado recovery in Andover is still very much a work in progress

Tornado recovery in Andover is still very much a work in progress

It's been two months since a powerful tornado hit Andover, leaving hundreds of people to pick up the pieces.

WPD: Four missing people have been found safe

WPD: Four missing people have been found safe

WPD is attempting to check the welfare of  23-year-old Jaidin Evans, 24-year-old Samantha Demaranville, 5-year-old Emmit Turner, and 1-year-old Lennox Demaranville of Wichita.