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No injuries after minor Amtrak train derailment in Emporia
No injuries after minor Amtrak train derailment in Emporia

No injuries were reported after a minor derailment of an Amtrak train moving through Emporia early Saturday.

Farm bill advances from U.S. House panel but faces a tough row to hoe

Farm bill advances from U.S. House panel but faces a tough row to hoe

The massive $1.5 trillion legislation would set policy and funding levels for key food, agriculture and conservation programs for the next five years.

Late day strong storms expected Saturday

Late day strong storms expected Saturday

The storm threat returns for Saturday evening and overnight. Thunderstorms could quickly turn severe with large hail stones, high wind gusts and even a few tornadoes.

Saturday marks 69th anniversary of deadliest tornado in Kansas history

Saturday marks 69th anniversary of deadliest tornado in Kansas history

More than 75 people were killed, hundreds of others injured when a tornado ripped through Udall on May 25, 1955.

McConnell AFB relocating aircraft ahead of severe weather

McConnell AFB relocating aircraft ahead of severe weather

McConnell’s KC-135R Stratotanker and KC-46A Pegasus aircraft will be relocating to other military bases Saturday because of the severe weather that is forecasted for the Wichita area later in the day and into Sunday morning.

Jackie Robinson is rebuilt in bronze in Colorado after theft of statue from Kansas park

Jackie Robinson is rebuilt in bronze in Colorado after theft of statue from Kansas park

As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give Wichita a replacement bronze statue of the baseball icon after thieves brazenly destroyed the original.

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into stopped vehicle on I-70 in Dickinson County

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into stopped vehicle on I-70 in Dickinson County

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox was stopped in the left lane of eastbound I-70 near mile marker 281 due to a separate accident, when a Harley Davidson motorcycle struck the rear of the Equinox.

United Kansas officially earns spot on Kansas ballots as state’s fifth political party

United Kansas officially earns spot on Kansas ballots as state’s fifth political party

United Kansas became the state’s third recognized minor political party Friday to join No Labels Kansas and the Libertarian Party on general election ballots in 2024.

City closing Tex Consolver golf course for repair after brutal winter kills 70 percent of fairways

City closing Tex Consolver golf course for repair after brutal winter kills 70 percent of fairways

When you think about a golf course, you probably picture nice green grass, but the groundskeepers at Tex Consolver are facing a problem that's turning nearly the whole course brown.

Severe weather could complicate outdoor Memorial Day Weekend and travel plans

Severe weather could complicate outdoor Memorial Day Weekend and travel plans

Memorial Day Weekend plans now may call for some flexibility for whatever the weather brings Saturday night. For some, this may mean a shift in plans.  

What to do if severe weather hits while at the lake

What to do if severe weather hits while at the lake

What to do is severe weather hits while hundreds are out celebrating by the lake this holiday weekend

Former Wichita doctor gets 10 years for pill mill operation

Former Wichita doctor gets 10 years for pill mill operation

A jury previously convicted Henson of one count of making a false writing and one count of attempting to obstruct a court order, which was in relation to drug offenses. 

Wichita clinic temporarily halts abortions after leadership shakeup

Wichita clinic temporarily halts abortions after leadership shakeup

The move this week at the Trust Women clinic in Wichita followed a leadership shakeup that was outlined in an article published Thursday by the reproductive rights-focused publication Rewire News Group.

Nearly 4,000 student athletes compete at Kansas State Championship for track and field

Nearly 4,000 student athletes compete at Kansas State Championship for track and field

It is state championship season for high schoolers across Kansas and the track and field championship started Friday at Cessna Stadium. 

Wichita kicks off Memorial Day weekend: It's just the beginning

Wichita kicks off Memorial Day weekend: It's just the beginning

Kicking off Memorial Day weekend in Wichita are the Flags of Freedom which can be seen from I-235 and Meridian.  

Home Comfort System Giveaway

Home Comfort System Giveaway

All Wichita-area veterans and gold star family members can enter to win a complete residential HVAC system.

LIVE UPDATES: PDS Tornado Watch issued for parts of south-central KAKEland

LIVE UPDATES: PDS Tornado Watch issued for parts of south-central KAKEland

Severe thunderstorms could affect parts of south-central Kansas on Saturday afternoon through the night.

Blue-green algae warnings issued for 3 Kansas lakes

Blue-green algae warnings issued for 3 Kansas lakes

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks have issued a public health advisory due to blue-green algae.

Dillons offering 10% discount to veterans, active military on Memorial Day

Dillons offering 10% discount to veterans, active military on Memorial Day

The grocery chain said in a release that on May 27, all service members, veterans, and their dependents with a valid military ID are eligible for the promotion.

Patrol: Man dies after car goes off rural Kansas highway and crashes

Patrol: Man dies after car goes off rural Kansas highway and crashes

The accident happened at around 3:10 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 59 about a mile south of K-39 in Neosho County.

Remembering Lucas Hernandez 6 years later

Remembering Lucas Hernandez 6 years later

The disappearance of Lucas Hernandez gained local and national attention as teams such as EquuSearch and Missing Pieces Network helped in the search.

Crime Stoppers: Thief steals van, runs over man

Crime Stoppers: Thief steals van, runs over man

A west Wichita auto shop owner and his family want justice after a thief stole a van and ran over his son. 

NCAA, leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for dramatic change across college sports

NCAA, leagues back $2.8 billion settlement, setting stage for dramatic change across college sports

The NCAA and the nation’s five biggest conferences announced Thursday night that they have agreed to pay nearly $2.8 billion to settle a host of antitrust claims, a monumental decision.

Record travel expected for Memorial Day weekend

Record travel expected for Memorial Day weekend

Forty-four Million people in the U.S. are expected to drive or fly for the unofficial start of summer.

Cleaveland Elementary School dismisses students for final time after almost 70 years

Cleaveland Elementary School dismisses students for final time after almost 70 years

Four Wichita elementary and two middle schools are closing their doors due to budget cuts. The move will save the district $16 million. But no amount of money makes up for the memories made. 

Backyard bird house in Bel Aire can stay

Backyard bird house in Bel Aire can stay

A local woman received a letter from the city about a potential code violation involving a bird house in her backyard. She says she’s not violating any rules involving animal nuisances.