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No injuries in southeast Wichita house fire

No injuries in southeast Wichita house fire

There were no injuries reported from residents or firefighters, but there was significant damage to the house. 

'We're here if they need it': Hutchinson coach organizes fundraiser for Nickerson family

'We're here if they need it': Hutchinson coach organizes fundraiser for Nickerson family

A Hutchinson High School softball coach and his family have organized a fundraiser for a Nickerson family whose lives were changed forever by a crash in Louisville, Kentucky last month.

MISSING IN KANSAS: Unidentified man found in 1983

MISSING IN KANSAS: Unidentified man found in 1983

The man was found in northeast Kansas decades ago, and his identity remains a mystery.

Boil water advisory issued for parts of Sumner County

Boil water advisory issued for parts of Sumner County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the Prairie Schooner Mobile Home Court public water supply system located in Sumner County.

Expansion project on Woodlawn affecting nearby restaurant, 50 percent decrease in customers

Expansion project on Woodlawn affecting nearby restaurant, 50 percent decrease in customers

With constant cones and construction, a local restaurant says the Woodlawn Expansion Project is hurting business.

Amateur water skiers competing in Maize this week

Amateur water skiers competing in Maize this week

Water skiers from around the world, including some holding world records, started competition Sunday in the world's largest water ski tournament in Maize.

Missouri Dems hope Kansas, Illinois will help pay for out-of-state residents’ abortions

Missouri Dems hope Kansas, Illinois will help pay for out-of-state residents’ abortions

Missouri’s top Democratic lawmakers have yet to receive a formal response to letters urging governors in Kansas and Illinois to help pay for abortions for out-of-state Medicaid patients

Standoff ends with one sent to hospital

Standoff ends with one sent to hospital

A standoff at 45th and Arkansas has ended.

Keith Sanborn, longtime judge and District Attorney, dies at 100

Keith Sanborn, longtime judge and District Attorney, dies at 100

Keith Sanborn, the longest-serving County and District Attorney for Sedgwick County, has passed away at the age of 100.

When will Topgolf open? Here's a bird's-eye view of the construction progress

When will Topgolf open? Here's a bird's-eye view of the construction progress

A Topgolf spokesperson says while they don't have an exact date yet, what was originally supposed to be a 2023 opening should now be well within this year.

'Nobody is immune to this': Doctors urge caution ahead of hot weekend

'Nobody is immune to this': Doctors urge caution ahead of hot weekend

Kansans are looking to avoid the heat this weekend with temps hitting triple digits. Doctors say that its important to be smart about your time outside or else it could make you sick.

In-state and out-of-state residents seeing McPherson as a stop for cost-effective fuel

In-state and out-of-state residents seeing McPherson as a stop for cost-effective fuel

According to AAA, on Friday August 5, the national price for a gallon of gas is about $4.11 a gallon, but right now in McPherson Kansas, you can snag a gallon of gas for under 3 dollars.

Kansas mother, daughter hit by car are set to be released from hospital in less than 2 weeks

Kansas mother, daughter hit by car are set to be released from hospital in less than 2 weeks

A family member said on the Facebook group Jones Family Updates that Amy and Ava Jones are expected to be discharged from a Louisville hospital on August 17. 

Wichita parents hope popular back-to-school tax-free weekend comes to Kansas

Wichita parents hope popular back-to-school tax-free weekend comes to Kansas

It's back-to-school season for parents like Trey Johnson. But with four kids, it's one of the hardest times of the year for him.

'There's just no excuse for this': Empty promises lead to action after Wichita woman's plea for cemetery help

'There's just no excuse for this': Empty promises lead to action after Wichita woman's plea for cemetery help

A Wichita woman turned to KAKE On Your Side for help after months of empty promises from management at a Wichita cemetery regarding her husband's gravesite.

Wichita woman launches app to try to help bars, restaurants find extra workers

Wichita woman launches app to try to help bars, restaurants find extra workers

A Wichita woman has launched an app that she hope helps local restaurants and bars find staff

Boil water advisory issued for Cassoday

Boil water advisory issued for Cassoday

A boil water advisory has been issued for the City of Cassoday public water supply system located in Butler County.  

‘Every bit counts’: Jones family shares update as community rallies behind them

‘Every bit counts’: Jones family shares update as community rallies behind them

A three-day fundraiser organized by a Spangles general manager managed to raised $17,100 to support a Nickerson family.

Sedgwick County Election Commissioner talks long lines, high turnout and other Election Day issues

Sedgwick County Election Commissioner talks long lines, high turnout and other Election Day issues

Sedgwick County experienced record high voter turnout during the Aug. 2 primary.

Family to pay for Pratt pool complex after voters pass sales tax

Family to pay for Pratt pool complex after voters pass sales tax

Hours after voters passed a sales tax to fund a new pool complex in Pratt, a family has stepped forward to pay the entire cost.

Inflation weighs on back-to-school buying for many families

Inflation weighs on back-to-school buying for many families

This back-to-school shopping season, parents — particularly in the low to middle income bracket — are focusing on the basics while also trading down to cheaper stores amid surging inflation, which hit a new 40-year high in June.

Kansas voters overwhelmingly say 'No' to stripping abortion rights from the state constitution

Kansas voters overwhelmingly say 'No' to stripping abortion rights from the state constitution

Kansas was the first state to vote on abortion rights since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June. The vote preserves the right to an abortion in the Kansas Constitution.

Hourslong lines in extreme heat no match for Wichita voters

Hourslong lines in extreme heat no match for Wichita voters

Tuesday's brutally hot temperatures caused a problem for some people who had to stand out in the heat, in some cases for hours, just to cast their votes. The Sedgwick County Election Office tells us workers tried to keep the lines inside as much as possib

Missing teen arrested for Manhattan robbery, RCPD looking for other suspect

Missing teen arrested for Manhattan robbery, RCPD looking for other suspect

Police are searching for the other suspect in the robbery.

Shaquille O'Neal is coming to Wichita to support early literacy for Kansas kids

Shaquille O'Neal is coming to Wichita to support early literacy for Kansas kids

A Kansas-based children's literacy nonprofit organization announced Monday that NBA basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal will be in Wichita next month for a charity basketball tournament to support early literacy for the state's children.