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Fire at Spirit Aerosystems

Fire crews were called to Spirit Aerosystems Tuesday afternoon after some titanium dust caught fire.

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State Treasurer warns of Unclaimed Property Scam

State Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious postcards labeled as an “Unclaimed Property Notification.”

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Man involved in deadly chase waives right to jury trial

A Wichita man involved in a high-speed police chase that resulted in a fatal crash waived his right to a jury trial on Monday.

Police said Javier Rizo, 23, was one of four people in a gray van that fled from a traffic stop in downtown Wichita on October 27, 2013.

Police called off the chase as speeds reached 70 miles per hour. But the van kept going and ran a stop sign at 24th and Broadway. The…

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Family dog dies in Wichita house fire

Fire officials are looking for a cause after a vacant house fire Monday.

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Salina police investigating armed robbery

Police in Salina are investigating an armed robbery at the Casey's convenience store on N. Ohio.

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UPDATE: Victims killed in weekend hit and run identified

Three people were killed and two others were hurt in a hit and run accident near Maple and Tracy.

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Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Tue. July 29

Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets. 

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KU added to list of schools in sex assault probe

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas has been added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation for how they handled investigations into sexual assaults.
The Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/1uD07mY) reports 71 schools, including Washburn University, have been named by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights as part of a probe into sexual…

NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) - The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit.
A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds for suing for damages.
The NCAA also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out…

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4 hurt in refinery fire in Coffeyville

A refinery fire in southeast Kansas has left four people hurt.  It happened at CVR Refinery in Coffeyville just after midnight.

4.3 Oklahoma earthquake rattles Kansans

The USGS reports a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck 15 miles WSW of Medford, Okla. around 9:46 p.m. Monday.

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KWCH Weather

  • Good bet to get wet

    7-day forecast

    Mark Larson says cooler than normal temperatures will stick around the rest of the week along with some Wednesday rain.


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