The twister that prompted a tornado emergency alert for Wichita before it lifted just southwest of the city Sunday afternoon has been upgraded to an EF-2 on the Enhanced Fujita scale.
Kansas Tornado Relief, a nonprofit organization comprised of several Wichita churches, is aiding in the recovery of Moore, Okla., which was devastated by an EF-5 tornado Monday.
Wichita State run-ruled Southern Illinois 15-0 in Thursday’s elimination game in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, sending the Shockers into a 4 p.m. game against Indiana State.
Investigators think a driver’s medical condition triggered a three-car collision late Wednesday morning that killed an elderly woman on East Kellogg.
Senate Republican leaders say they want the House and Senate to vote simultaneously on competing tax proposals to see what level of sales tax each chamber has a majority to support.
A Sedgwick County judge appeared to be teetering between prison and probation Thursday as he prepared to sentence a former Clearwater Middle School teacher for sexually abusing a 15-year-old former student.
Storm caused $2 million in damage to Wichita school buildings; contract approved between district, SEIU
Wichita schools sustained about $2 million damage from wind and hail during a storm that swept through the city Sunday, district officials said.
The president of Wichita State University has said he has always known when his honeymoon period will end as the new leader.
People in Wichita continued to leave food out by their mailboxes even after the annual letter carrier food drive on May 11.
A teenage girl is suspected of starting the fire that damaged her residence early Thursday morning, authorities said.
“Fire destroys evidence, and no one knows that better than a law enforcement officer,” Amy Hanley, assistant Kansas attorney general, told jurors Wednesday during opening statements in the trial of Brett Seacat, a former Kansas police instructor charged with killing his wife.
A new touchable art sculpture will be unveiled Thursday at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
Showers and thunderstorms enter the forecast for the Wichita metropolitan area this morning and like relatives coming for a long holiday weekend may stay longer than folks would like.
For those who have a Depression glass collection, this convention might be as close to heaven as it comes.
For Wichita doctor Jenifer Cook, it’s not the first time in the field.
A former Wichita police officer and two other people were charged Wednesday with conspiracy and wire fraud after an internal investigation by police concluded that they were involved in scheme to keep the officer from losing her job, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. . The police department submitted the results of its investigation to the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s office for review.
Three people from North Hollywood, Calif., have been arrested in an alleged scheme in which semi-trailer loads of goods were stolen from companies in California and an attempt to steal a load of processed beef was made in southwest Kansas, U. S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Wednesday.
McConnell Air Force Base’s future was solidified significantly Wednesday with the announcement that it would serve as home for the new refueling tankers.
Keeping your lawn alive and green this summer could cost you an extra $1,000 a month under a water conservation proposal unveiled Wednesday by Wichita officials.
An elderly woman has died after a three-vehicle collision on Kellogg in east Wichita late Wednesday morning, authorities said.