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KWCH 12 Dominates Local News in February Ratings Period

Wichita, Kan. – KWCH 12 Eyewitness News continues to be Kansans’ first choice for local news, sports, and weather. Winning households in all news periods during February’s Nielsen ratings book. In addition to winning total households, KWCH 12 won the coveted adults 25-54 demo at 6:00 a.m., noon, 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.

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Judge sentences Wichita man for stealing wedding ring of dying woman

A Wichita man convicted of stealing a wedding band off a dying woman's hand is now looking at 20 years of prison time.

Monday morning, a Sedgwick County judge sentenced Daquantrius Johnson to 247 months in prison, which is just over 20 years. The total time he'll serve is actually three combined sentences from several felony crimes over the past several years.

Monday's sentencing focused on the…

UPDATED: 'Bama AD Bill Battle is in Wichita

Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle is in Wichita. 

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Customers tied up in Wichita cell phone store robbery

Several people are tied up as robbers hit a Wichita cell phone store. It happened at a business in the 6800 block of W. Kellogg.

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One arrested in robbery of Wichita cancer patient

"They took everything," said victim Jackson Hill. "Thank God that I am alive."

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High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Kansas' appeal to reinstate death sentences for two brothers over the fatal shootings of four people in a snow-covered soccer field and for another man convicted of killing a couple.

Tuesday forecast

Summer heat coming

Look for very warm, dry weather to start our week followed by midweek rain-storm chances.

Grilling safety

Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcoming sight at the family cookout, but fire anywhere else can make your spring kick-off barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons.

Principal responds to letter jacket controversy

Update: Wichita East High School's principal has published an "open letter" to the school community.  You can read that letter in its entirety below.


Dorrance man seriously injured in Russell County four wheeler wreck

A 31-year-old Dorrance man was seriously injured in an early Sunday morning four wheeler accident near the intersection of Taylor and Highway 40 in Dorrance in Russell County.

Several residents displaced by Emporia apartment fire

An apartment fire in Emporia displaced several residents. The fire was reported a little before 4 a.m. Sunday at the Eastwood Lake Apartments on East Street. 

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  • Summer heat coming

    Tuesday forecast

    Look for very warm, dry weather to start our week followed by midweek rain-storm chances.


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