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Family warns others after 'hair tourniquet' scare on baby's toe

A single strand of hair almost cost one Wichita baby one of her toes. Now, her parents are warning others about what's called a "hair tourniquet".

Scott Walker of Wichita posted a picture of his Molly, his daughter, and her swollen toe on Facebook in January of 2016 and after only one week, it had gone viral. Many others commented sharing they, too, had experienced a scare with hair tourniquets.

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Wichita business prepares for Super Bowl 50

We are less than two days from kick off of Super Bowl 50. 

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Neighborhood worried about vacant stores at 13th and Oliver

An east Wichita intersection is without two major stores. Friday morning, people found the Quick Trip at 13th and Oliver closed and boarded up. 

"To see it close I was like, gasp, oh my God! When I drove past it this morning. It was a shock," said Felisha Brown, whose routine included stopping at the Quick Trip every morning. 

The neighborhood Walmart at 13th and Oliver closed less than a week ago.

Wichita Police see increase in thefts of idling vehicles

Since the beginning of the year, 61 vehicles have been stolen across the City of Wichita. These vehicles were left running and unattended.

Residents on Broadway tired of seeing graffiti on buildings

Neighborhoods on South Broadway are facing graffiti problems that are costing them thousands of dollars.

Western KS couple heading to Super Bowl

A family from western Kansas is on their way to Super Bowl 50.


Derby receives golden football for Super Bowl contributions

The biggest day of the year for football is only days away. 

Hidden Hazard: Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium ion batteries are everywhere. They are in your phone, your laptop and the new hoverboards.

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Expecting moms worry about Zika Virus in Kansas

As any expecting mother will tell you, baby prep starts early. Buying lotions, socks, and toys is important, but doctors are now telling pregnant women like Brandi Lemke to load up on mosquito repellant. "She just said if you go out, just pile it on," said Lemke.

Jetmore airport renovations important for community

Unlike other airports in the state, the single airstrip in Jetmore isn't often used.

Mailing changes at Dillons create longer lines at post offices

Changes for how you mail some of your letters and packages. Dillons recently decided to no longer offer metered mail service.

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KWCH Weather

  • Starting mild, finishing cooler

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    Meteorologist Merril Teller says look for decreasing clouds overnight with teens and 20s for lows.

    Plentiful sunshine is slated for Saturday as highs in most areas reach the 40s and 50s.  However, the snowpack in the northern areas of the state will keep highs there in the 30s.

    A strong cold front will race through Kansas overnight Saturday and early Sunday.  Gusty northwest winds will prevail…


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