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Arrest documents reveal Wichita teacher had 49,000 child porn photos

The paperwork states Garden City Community College called police after finding a photo on Thompson's work computer they say shows a child being forced to commit a sex act. FF12 Investigator Lauren Seabrook reports.

Westar transformer explodes in Hutchinson

A Westar transformer exploded Monday after a fire at a substation according to the Hutchinson Fire Department. 

Controller at Kansas company pleads guilty to embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The former controller of a Kansas company could be facing up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $135,000 from his employer.

Kansas lawmakers to review university's bonding arrangement

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas officials face questions from two legislative committees about using $327 million in out-of-state bonds to finance campus construction projects.

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Some KS lawmakers want to ban underage tanning

Kansas is one of just a handful of states with no laws restricting indoor tanning for minors. 

Temperature trend

Winds back-off a bit Tuesday then calmer, MUCH warmer Wednesday.

FF12: Why do we text and drive?

Distracted driving is blamed in 25 percent of all crashes, but experts say the real number is even higher. 



Wichita church cancels mission trip amid Zika concerns

Concerns about the Zika virus have spread so much one Wichita church even decided to cancel one of its international summer mission trips. A pastor there said it's the first time they'd ever been in a situation like that.

Central Christian Church in Wichita had planned to send a group of its high school students to serve in El Salvador in the summer of 2016.  El Salvador is one of the countries…

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Parents want more recess for their kids

Some Wichita parents say their kids aren't getting enough physical activity at school and that's affecting their grades. They want the Wichita Schools to do something about it.

Strong winds nearly knock over strip mall sign

Strong winds in Wichita damage and nearly blew over a strip mall sign near Kellogg and Tyler Monday afternoon. 

"The wind speeds are 38 mph sustained, gusts to 48 mph," said Sgt. Steve Yarberry of the Wichita Police Department. 
"We had some very, very high strength gusting winds. It broke the sign loose from inside the poles," said Andrew Saindon, who works for Ron's Sign Company, the crew on…

MLB player to participate in Pancake Day celebrations

In the next few weeks, Kelby Tomlinson will start training for his second season playing with the San Francisco Giants.

KWCH Weather

  • Temperature trend

    Winds back-off a bit Tuesday then calmer, MUCH warmer Wednesday.


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