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KS Supreme Court decision has national implications

In a unanimous decision by the Kansas Supreme Court, former Democratic Senate challenger Chad Taylor will get his name off the November ballot. That leaves Independent candidate Greg Orman to face-off against Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

Enterovirus

CDC

Wichita not seeing Enterovirus D68

More than a dozen states, including Kansas, now have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that's putting some children in the hospital.
The enterovirus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing hospitalization for breathing trouble.

Earthquake

Five earthquake strike northern Oklahoma

The strongest, a 4.0 magnitude, struck around 8:30 p.m., about 17 miles southeast of Medford.

Rain chances

Rain chances ahead

Meteorologist Merril Teller says a quiet night is ahead for the area.  We'll be closely watching the remnants of Hurricane Odile.  It appears now that the brunt of this system will affect Oklahoma and Texas but parts of Kansas will still see rain chances.  It is forecast to start in the southwest late Friday afternoon then roll into the Wichita area after Midnight into early Saturday morning.…

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KS Supreme Court orders state to remove Taylor's name from ballot

The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove Democrat Chad Taylor's name from the ballot for the U.S. Senate race this November.

No. 5 Auburn takes down No. 20 K-State in Manhattan

Fifth ranked Auburn beats K-State 20-14 after Kansas State missed three field goals and committed three  turnovers.

Emergency crews response may be suspended for false alarm users

City crews respond to about 18,000 alarms every year, many of which turn out to be false.

Spirit employee suffers burns

One person is hospitalized with potentially critical injuries after being burned on the job.

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Hutch correctional officer stabbed

The officer, identified as Tim Russell, received multiple stab wounds in the Hutchinson Central Unit, C Cellhouse.

Water main break floods west Wichita neighborhood

About 22 Wichitans could be without water for most of the day.

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Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Thu. Sept. 18

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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KWCH Weather

  • Rain chances ahead

    Rain chances

    Meteorologist Merril Teller says a quiet night is ahead for the area.  We'll be closely watching the remnants of Hurricane Odile.  It appears now that the brunt of this system will affect Oklahoma and Texas but parts of Kansas will still see rain chances.  It is forecast to start in the southwest late Friday afternoon then roll into the Wichita area after Midnight into early Saturday morning.…

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