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Busy week for Hutchinson fire crews

It's been a busy few days for the Hutchinson Fire Department. Hutch Fire Cheif Doug Hanen says crews have responded to three structure fires since Tuesday.

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Wichitan gives thanks: Strangers saved my life

Dru Coulson says it's easy to be thankful when you shouldn't be alive.

Gyms packed as people look to burn Thanksgiving calories

Our big Thanksgiving meals means most of us will consume a lot of calories, an average of about 4,500 per person. All the holiday eating is keeping gyms full of people trying to burn off that meal.

Rain chances

Spring fling then much colder

Meteorologist Mark Larson says enjoy spring-like 60s and 70s today and Saturday because cold changes are on the way Sunday.

Wichita stores open early for holiday shoppers

 Bargain hunters started their holiday shopping early this year. Stores prepared for big crowds and long hours, but mall officials say earlier hours actually help with overcrowding. Shoppers say they didn't mind the earlier hours. 

Costco breaks ground in Wichita

Costco is coming soon to Wichita.

Peaceful protests

Police ready for busy weekend: protestors & holiday shopping

Wichita police say they're aware of several peaceful protests scheduled for this weekend and they say they don't anticipate any problems from the crowds. On Wednesday Lt. James Espinoza said police respect people's right to assemble.

Free adoption of black animals on Black Friday

Black Friday is just a day away and the Kansas Humane Society is taking the opportunity to offer its own sale.

The shelter will open at 11:00am on Friday and will be adopting out black and mostly black animals completely free of charge. All other adult dogs and kittens will be 50 dollars and, as always, adult cats are also free.

The goal is to adopt out as many animals as possible, but specifically…


Toddler burned in east Wichita

Emergency crews were called to a home in area of 21st St. N. and 143rd St. E. around 7:30 p.m. for a burned toddler.

United Airlines flight forced to return to Wichita

Wichita emergency crews were called to Wichita Mid-Continent Wednesday evening for an airport emergency.

Augusta aims to fix smelly water

The city of Augusta says its water problems should be fixed soon.

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  • Spring fling then much colder

    Rain chances

    Meteorologist Mark Larson says enjoy spring-like 60s and 70s today and Saturday because cold changes are on the way Sunday.


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