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Hail and roof repair businesses set up shop in Clearwater

People in Clearwater listened to pounding hail and rain Saturday morning.

Kansas Capitol

Advocacy group's CEO sees new issues with Kansas welfare law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A child advocacy group's leader says parts of a new Kansas welfare law appear to conflict with federal child care policies, potentially jeopardizing more than $40 million a year in federal funds.

Sinkhole in China captured on video swallowing 5 people

BEIJING (AP) - A sinkhole in a northeastern Chinese city has swallowed five people in dramatic scenes that were captured on video.
A provincial broadcaster says four people were injured in the Saturday incident in the provincial capital of Harbin.

The surveillance camera footage that spread on China's social media shows pedestrians walking on the pavement when it suddenly gave in.

Media, community continue to support Roanoke, Va. station

As WDBJ recovers from the deaths of two of its staff members, the community of Roanoke, Va. and the media community abroad continue to offer condolences and help wherever possible.

FactFinder 12 Don't Fall For It

Salina couple scammed out of thousands of dollars

A Salina couple is scammed out of more than $5,000 dollars with a call they thought was from their grandson.

Ellington sentenced to life in prison for role in Bluml murders

Andrew Ellington has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years for his role in the deaths of Roger and Melissa Bluml in 2013.

Rain chances

Storms; not as hot

Meteorologist Merril Teller says look for storms first in western Kansas this evening then moving to the east and northeast.  Severe weather chances look low but the stronger storms could produce winds of 55-60 mph and hail up to the size of quarters.  Wichita will likely wait until after 10 p.m. before the storm chance picks up.

On Friday, you'll want to have the umbrella with you especially in…

Proposal would increase hunting & fishing fees

The Kansas Department of Wildlife wants to raise hunting and fishing license fees for the first time in a decade.

Salina man arrested on drug, weapons charges

Salina Police have arrested a man on several drug charges after finding meth, pot and "potpourri" in his home Wednesday. The man was identified as Jack Douglas Boster. 

Man arrested after early-morning chase in Pratt Co.

A 22-year-old man is in custody in Pratt County after a police chase early Thursday morning.

Alison Parker and Adam Ward

Roanoke station responds to on-air murders

Thursday P.M. Update: WDBJ-7 held a press conference Thursday afternoon to address concerns about their staff and safety following the deaths of a reporter and photographer. The station's general manager, Jeff Marks, also read a statement about the man responsible for the two deaths, Vester Lee Flanagan, who was also a former WDBJ employee.

KWCH Weather

  • Storms; not as hot

    Rain chances

    Meteorologist Merril Teller says look for storms first in western Kansas this evening then moving to the east and northeast.  Severe weather chances look low but the stronger storms could produce winds of 55-60 mph and hail up to the size of quarters.  Wichita will likely wait until after 10 p.m. before the storm chance picks up.

    On Friday, you'll want to have the umbrella with you especially in…

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