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17 reported incidents at Kansas prisons

A state employees union says there have been more than a dozen attacks on Kansas prison guards this summer, including an altercation with a Hutchinson inmate that left a guard with a concussion.

Salem increases personal property tax rate

Audit: $23K missing from Cherokee County

COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — Cherokee County officials say an audit of the county treasurer's office shows that more than $23,000 is missing from county bank accounts.

One Person Hit And Killed by Train

One person is dead after being hit by a train near Lincoln and Washington.

7-day forecast

Saturday sizzle then much cooler

Meteorologist Mark Larson says the extreme heat stick around Saturday but big-time relief is on the way as "cooler" temps move into our region next week.

Kids left in car at Dillons

Hutchinson kids left in van

Three children are okay after being taken out of a van in Hutchinson.

Hutchinson police say the children were found inside the van at the Dillon's on 5th and Adams around 7:30 Friday evening. Officers say they were inside the van for at least 10 minutes.

Police say the children's mother did left the air conditioning on so they were cool, but due to the high temperatures and heat index, the van…

DCF responds to child death

DCF responds to baby left in hot car

After the death of a Kansas foster child who was left in a hot car, the Department for Children and Families said it's taking steps to make sure all foster children are safe.

Ft Sill vigil

Wichitans attend vigil in Fort Sill, Okla.

Dozens of Wichitans traveled to Fort Sill in Oklahoma on Friday to check on some of the immigrant children housed there.

Near-drowning at Cheney Lake

A man is in serious condition at a Hutchinson hospital after nearly drowning in Cheney Lake.

UPDATE: El Dorado Walmart back open

A Walmart in El Dorado has re-opened after evacuating due to a bomb threat. Police say they did not locate anything. They believe the call of the threat was a hoax and say they have alerted the FBI about the call.

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Grandmother talks about baby found in hot car

Cindy Poe, Kadillak's biological grandmother, drove overnight from Topeka to see her granddaughter one last time. Officers told her she wouldn't get that chance. "I mean what else can a grandma ask for," said Poe.

Tips

Tips to help you remember your child is in the car

WICHITA, Kan.- Kansas State Trooper Gary Warner is adding the topic of preventative strategies to the curriculum for his defensive driving classes.

KWCH Weather

  • Saturday sizzle then much cooler

    7-day forecast

    Meteorologist Mark Larson says the extreme heat stick around Saturday but big-time relief is on the way as "cooler" temps move into our region next week.

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