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Teachers focus on importance of cursive handwriting in workshop

In a world where more kids are texting, typing, emailing and clicking, many teachers are worried about losing the art of handwriting. That's why a group of Wichita and surrounding area teachers are getting together for handwriting workshop, learning how to teach kids to get back to the basics.

The Handwriting Without Tears workshop is being held Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1 in…

Woman hurt in Kellogg & Oliver accident

A woman is in critical condition following an accident at Kellogg and Oliver.

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Man killed in Barton County crash

A 29-year-old man from Great Bend has died after a crash in Barton County Friday morning.

Wichita kids found living in bed bug infested home

Wichita Police removed three kids from a home early Friday morning after police found them alone living in a house with no food and bed bugs.

Wichita man arrested for courthouse threat

Update: A man accused of making a threat to shoot officers at the Sedgwick County Courthouse has been identified as 22-year-old Samuel A. McCrory.

The Sheriff's Office says he was booked on one count of Aggravated Criminal Threat and three counts of Criminal Possession of a Firearm.


Woman hit and killed by train in south Wichita

Wichita Police say a 39-year-old woman died after being struck by a train in S. Wichita Friday morning.  It happened just before 7:00 am.

According to police, she was walking northbound along the tracks south of 31st Street and K-15 when she was struck.

The train engineer says the whistle and bell were sounded, but she was wearing headphones and may not have heard it.

Police say railroad tracks are…

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Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Fri. July 31

Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets. 

Finney officials challenge possible sanctuary designation

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Fearing the possible loss of Federal Emergency Management Agency funds, Finney county officials are challenging Rep. Kevin Yoder's assertion that their county is an immigrant sanctuary.

WPD says foul play not suspected after body found near Riverside

Wichita Police say a woman whose body was found north of the Riverside area died from self-inflicted injuries.

Man killed in south Wichita motorcycle accident

A man was killed Friday morning in a motorcycle accident in south Wichita.

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Wet weather is out - Summer heat returns

Look for another day with tolerable temperatures Friday but there's a warming trend around the bend.

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