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Epicenter town barely felt the earthquake, nothing new for them

The 4.3 earthquake felt across Kansas Monday originated in Medford, Oklahoma. The epicenter was in Medword which is a town that’s had tons of earthquakes in 2014. CNN reported back in June Oklahoma had more earthquakes than California this year.

Bellagio robbery suspect faces court Wednesday

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino and accused of celebrating after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip will appear in court Wednesday.

Clerk arrested for groping customer

A convenience store clerk has been arrested, accused of groping a customer.

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Harper County considers earthquake insurance

With more earthquakes hitting Oklahoma everyday, towns just north of the border are wanting to make sure their historic buildings are preserved.

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Debate GMO labeling shifts to House race in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The national debate over the labeling of bioengineered foods has shifted to a congressional primary race in south-central Kansas.


Petroleum geologist weighs in on earthquake activity

Kansas has seen more earthquake activity than ever before, leaving us with the question, why?

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Earthquake fault line runs through Kansas

While Kansas isn't considered an earthquake prone state, they can happen here. Only one major fault line runs through the state - the Humboldt Fault line. It starts near Omaha stretches down to Oklahoma City. Some Kansas cities that sit along that line include Manhattan and El Dorado.


Health Department optimistic about ending measles outbreak

According to the Sedgwick County Health Department, there are currently eleven people in the county infected with the measles. Even though the number has not gone up in the last week, the outbreak is not over yet.

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Christie planning August swing through Kansas

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will swing through the south as part of another jam-packed month of travel boosting Republican candidates.

Fire Marshal: Lightning may have started Abilene theatre fire

A lightning strike may be to blame for starting a fire that destroyed a historic building in Abilene last week.

Titanium dust catches fire at Spirit Aerosystems

Fire crews were called to Spirit Aerosystems after some titanium dust caught fire.


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KWCH Weather

  • Rain likely; some flooding

    flash flood watch

    Some heavier rainfall is expected in Kansas late in the night and Wednesday, which could lead to isolated flooding.


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