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Wichita toddler hurt in lawn mower accident

An 18-month-old girl is hospitalized in critical condition after a lawn mower accident in NW Wichita this morning.

Mom tries to run over bf

Woman arrested for attacking WPD officers twice in one day

A 42-year-old woman finds herself back in jail for the same crime the same day.

Mom tries to run over bf

Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Thu. Aug. 21

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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USD 259 to implement hall pass visitor system

Wichita Public Schools will implement the Hall Pass Visitor Management System for the southeast part of the district on August 21st. The district's other six feeders will implement the system throughout the next few weeks, ending October 2nd.

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Kansas fights labor rule for home health workers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback plans to outline how his administration is fighting a planned federal labor rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.

Tuesday's forecast

Heat wave rolls on

Meteorologist Mark Larson says our heat wave will roll on through the weekend.

Vigil held for pregnant mom who died after crash

Family and friends held a vigil for a pregnant mother who died in a south Wichita crash.

Thieves steal 800-pound wok from Chinese restaurant

Wichita Police are investigating an unusual crime where thieves got away with a heavy wok display.

Authorities investigating Westar worker scam

Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas regulators have filed a complaint against Westar Energy Inc., alleging the utility is charging unjust and unreasonable electric transmission rates.

Doctors save unborn baby hours before mom dies

Trevadawn Pauley dreamed of becoming a mom. She was two months away from giving birth to a little girl when the car she was riding in was hit head-on in a crash.

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Report: June 19-26

Sheriff's Office releases credibilty distinction of eight employees

In order for there to be complete transparency, agencies must disclose information about officers that might cause a concern over their credibility. It's called a Brady/ Giglio distinction.

KWCH Weather

  • Heat wave rolls on

    Tuesday's forecast

    Meteorologist Mark Larson says our heat wave will roll on through the weekend.


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