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Charges filed against man accused with kidnapping ex from Texas

The man arrested for kidnapping his ex-girlfriend from Austin, Texas and driving her to Newton was charged in federal court.

Rolling Hills Zoo sees higher attendance because of weather

Rolling Hills Zoo officials say seeing a warm day in January is rare, but when they do, they see almost double the amount of visitors. Zoo goers like Emily Bunk and her mom, Tracy, typically wouldn't be able to come see one of their favorite exhibits this time of year, the giraffes.

Kansas ranks last in Summer food program

Nearly 200,000 students depend on free or reduced price meals at Kansas' public schools, but Steve Coen with the Kansas Health Foundation says  that need doesn't go away when school lets out for the summer.

Vote this week could put marijuana petition on April ballot

We will know on Tuesday whether or not Wichitans will vote on a marijuana petition in April. The petition looks to lessen the fines and eliminate jail time for marijuana possession within the city.

City crews working to fix main line leak

Monday Morning Update: Wichita Public Works said crews are making progress on bypassing a water main that is leaking.

Record high watch

Record warmth continues

More record highs are likely Tuesday.

Case of whooping cough turns deadly in Barton Co.

At least one person has died from pertussis, also known as whopping cough, in Barton County.

Partnership pairs grocery shopping with fighting crime

With a new partnership, you can now help fight crime when you buy groceries. Crime Stoppers of Wichita can now benefit from purchases made at Dillons. 

Man leads KHP on cross-county chase & into high school

A man made his way into a Gove County high school Monday morning while running from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

Kansas geologists ask for more funding amid earthquake spike

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas geologists say they need more funding to investigate an unprecedented spike in earthquakes in the state.


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