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Topeka police seek man in child's hair being set on fire

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police are searching for a man suspected of lighting a 6-year-old girl's hair on fire while she was outside in her backyard.

Seth Jackson (right) sits with his attorney in court during his sentencing

Seth Jackson sentenced to 32 months in prison

A man who pleaded guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter in the death of a young girl last summer will serve 32 months in prison and another 24 months of supervision after release.

WPD actively searching for couple after possible abduction out of N. Wichita

Wichita police are looking for a couple after a Friday morning disturbance in the 1000 block of N. Hydraulic.

Men break-in to S. Wichita home carrying AK-47's

Wichita police a say a woman is okay following a Thursday morning home invasion.

Shockers Fall to Creighton in game one of home series

NCAA unveils final report on Shocker baseball violations

After nearly two years of deliberation, the NCAA released its final report on violations against the Wichita State baseball team dating back to November of 2013. 

House fire in Augusta

A family in Augusta is safe after their house caught fire overnight. Firefighters in Augusta say smoke detectors helped save them.

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FF 12: Rape reports on college campuses soar

More pressure than ever is being put on Kansas colleges and universities to keep students safe and be more transparent when it comes to sexual assaults reporting.

Today's forecast

Wind-blown chilly changes

Temperatures will continue to tumble into our weekend along with a good bet to get wet.

Whooping cough cases take time to officially report

A new case of whooping cough is reported in Sedgwick county, plus there are three new cases of the infection in Lyon county. Those are in addition to ones we've told you about in the past few months, including one death in Barton county.

Sedgwick County says some vaccines may not be effective

FF12: Students opting out of vaccines

For most people, it's been several generations since anyone in their family had the measles, mumps, or whooping cough. "So fewer and fewer people remember what these devastating illnesses look like," said Dr. Amy Seery, Via Christi Pediatrician. "They tend to write them off as just a normal, routine thing everyone should go through in childhood, not realizing the death, destruction, devastation…

FF12: Protecting infants from disease

Having a baby comes with a lot of worry for parents. Especially the thought of germs getting to their newborn. "It scares me," said new mom Bailey McCoy. "I don't let a lot of people hold her and if they do I make them wash their hands."

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