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TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramps CLOSED at Kellogg & West due to power outage

A power outage in southwest Wichita is causing traffic light problems along Kellogg exits.

Emergency crews have CLOSED the eastbound and westbound ramps of Kellogg at the West Street exit while crews work to get the traffic signals fixed.

Westar Energy is currently reporting 2250 customers without power in the southwest part of town.

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Bar owner's death ruled a suicide

The death of a McPherson bar owner found dead in a car has been ruled a suicide.

Fire at Spirit Aerosystems

Fire crews responded to a fire at Spirit Aerosystems in the 4400 block of E. MacArthur.

Worker hurt in construction accident

A man has suffered critical injuries in a construction accident in the 5600 block of N. Lycee.

Kansas predicts 22 percent primary turnout

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top election official in Kansas is predicting 22 percent of registered voters will participate in next week's primary election.

Salina man sentenced to life for woman's slaying

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has sentenced a Salina man to life in prison for killing a 27-year-old woman whose beaten body was found in a ravine off Interstate 135.

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Troopers inspect Wichita school buses

Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers spent Thursday inspecting school buses. First Student has more than 500 school buses in the Wichita School District.

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Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Thu. July 31

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. 

Former co-worker shocked at first-degree murder charge

Some were surprised after the judge told Seth Jackson he was charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 10-month-old foster daughter.

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Warming trend on the way

We'll see more sunshine today, which will lead to warmer temperatures.

Man charged with first-degree murder in hot car death

First-degree murder charges have been filed against a man accused in the death of a baby left in a hot car.

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