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Hutchinson water main break

Several families in Hutchinson are without water as city crews work to fix a water main break. 

Wichita family rescued from roof in house fire

Wichita fire crews rescue four people, including one child, from the roof of their home after it goes up in flames overnight. It happened in the 100 block of S. Chatauqua around 3:30 Sunday morning.

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Fire destroys shed in southeast Wichita

Juveniles playing with firecrackers may be to blame for a Sunday afternoon fire that destroyed a shed in the 3500 block of Sunnybrook Lane in southeast Wichita, fire officials say. 

Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

CALAIS, Maine (AP) - Maine State Police say a man celebrating the Fourth of July died when he tried to launch a firework off the top of his head.

Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, says 22-year-old Devon Staples of Calais (CAL'-ous) had been setting off fireworks with friends on Saturday night in the backyard of a friend's home.

He says Staples placed a…

Wichita police investigate overnight drive by shooting

An 18-year-old woman is now recovering in the hospital after being shot during a 4th of July celebration early Sunday morning in southeast Wichita.

Bel Aire home badly damaged in overnight fire

Investigators with the Sedgwick County Fire Department are looking into what caused an early morning house fire in Bel Aire.

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Freedom soars on Independence Day

It's a symbol of our nation that just months ago couldn't fly. 

Wichita veterans reflect on reason for holiday

"We have to reflect that those of us that served this great nation and protect it's way of life could never have done it alone."

Community raises money to help reopen homeless shelter

A group of people have taken it upon themselves to raise more than $20,000 to repopen a homeless shelter in Hutchinson.

Wichita July 4th celebration offers 1,000 ft. slip and slide

You may need to navigate around downtown Wichita with a pool floaty this Fourth of July. That's because a group called Slide the City set up a 1,000 foot-long slip and slide on the streets of downtown Wichita as part of the city's July 4th celebration.

The slip and slide is open from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon and is set up along the Lewis Street bridge downtown. Tickets for the…

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