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Chanute man dies after truck flipped into creek

CHANUTE, Kan. (AP) - A man has died after his pickup truck went off the side of a bridge in southeast Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as 51-year-old Jack R. Cheyney of Chanute. The patrol says the accident happened around 9 a.m. Saturday when his truck went off the roadway, struck a bridge rail and flipped into the water. The truck landed on its wheels on the north side…

Charges filed in woman's rape, beating

A judge has a charged a man with attempted capital murder in connection with the rape, beating and burning of a woman a week ago at Fairmount Park.

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Fairmount Park rape victim dies

Sources close to the family confirm the unidentified victim died Saturday morning with family by her side.


Fire shuts down Meals On Wheels kitchen

A kitchen fire has closed the the Senior Services, Inc. of Wichita.

Augusta 'goes green' with new Christmas lights display

After years of going without, the town of Augusta is bringing back an old favorite this holiday season. But this year, it'll have a new twist.

In August, Downtown Augusta Inc. (DAI) partnered with the Augusta Community Foundation to raise $10,000 to pay for the purchase of new Christmas lights to decorate the downtown area. Within four short weeks, the money was raised thanks to donations from…

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Dense Fog Advisory Extended

Meteorologist Dean Jones says, Dense fog just isn't going away.  Visibilities remain near zero in some parts of Kansas.

Brief police chase ends in fatal crash

One person has died, and three others are hurt following a crash in Mulvane early Saturday morning.

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Para-educator arrested for child sex crimes

Eyewitness News has learned that a Wichita middle school employee was arrested for child sex crimes.

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Toddler hurt in house fire moved to Kansas City hospital

A three-year-old boy injured in a fatal house fire on Nov. 12 is transferred to a Kansas City hospital for further treatment.

Nicholas Jr. and his mother were able to escape the fire through a second-story window. His 9-year-old brother, Jaden Nunn, was found dead in his bedroom.

Family members say Audrey, the boys' mother, is still receiving treatment at a Wichita hospital.

The cause of the fire is…

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Scammers may try to rip-off undocumented immigrants

Now the President Obama has rolled out his plan on immigration reform, there may be those out there ready to prey on undocumented immigrants eager to stay in the country.

Alco stores closing after filing bankruptcy

After 113 years in business, Alco is closing all its stores. The company filed for bankruptcy last month. The company traditionally served smaller communities with limited acess to other retail chains. Empty shelves and discount signs will become more common as stores all over the U.S start to close. 

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  • Dense Fog Advisory Extended

    3-Day Forecast

    Meteorologist Dean Jones says, Dense fog just isn't going away.  Visibilities remain near zero in some parts of Kansas.


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