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Crews respond to house fire near 45th North and Ridge Road

Crews responded to a house fire reported a little before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday near 45th Street North and Ridge Road. 

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Man arrested for weekend hit and run

Tyler G. Walker, of Peck, was arrested Wednesday afternoon for a hit and run that occurred Saturday in Haysville.

Community remembers teens killed in Elk County crash

A fatal accident on US 99 has left the community of Howard in disbelief.

Severe storms move through Western Kansas

Severe storms moved across West Central Kansas Wednesday afternoon into evening, packing punches with hail, rain and tornadoes. 


Train versus truck collision causes closing of highway in Ford County

U.S. 283 is closed between Minneola and Dodge City due to a collision involving a truck and a train in Minneola. 

Lawmakers hoping to avoid furloughs

All eyes at the statehouse were on the Senate Wednesday as they took up a bill that would raise your taxes. 

Grand jury convenes in Topeka

Vacation during legislative overtime session

While Kansas lawmakers continue to work overtime to balance the budget, a Senate leader is calling out two members for going on vacation. Senator Anthony Hensley (D-Topeka) is criticizing Senator Tom Arpke (R-Salina) and Senator Ty Masterson (R-Andover) for leaving before the work is done.

DIW: Pocket Hose Top Brass

It takes a lot of water to make Botanica in Wichita beautiful. So gardeners, like Andrew Jahn and Connie Bell, haul around a lot of hoses. But bringing Botanica to life, means there's death too. The gardeners have a “hose graveyard.” Not too long ago, Connie says the original Pocket Hose was among the dead.

Free sandbags in McPherson County ahead of more rain

With many storms in the past and plenty more ahead for Kansas, McPherson County is being proactive in preventing flooding by giving out sandbags for free.

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Hail causes widespread damage in El Dorado

Picking up the pieces is literally what many people are doing Wednesday. Tuesday night a hail storm ripped through El Dorado, causing damage to a lot of residents.

Teen arrested, accused of sexual assault

Wichita Police say a 13-year-old is being investigated as a suspect, accused of sexually assaulting children.

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