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Kansas town to begin rebuilding its downtown after fire

ANTHONY, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas community that lost a downtown block to a fire five years ago is preparing to start rebuilding.

Two okay after small planes crashes in El Dorado

Butler County dispatchers say two people were able to walk away with no injuries after a plane crashed Wednesday morning near the El Dorado airport.

Fern House Fire

Crews working house fire in Andover

Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 6300 block of SW Church Road in Andover.

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South Wichita Pizza Hut evacuated

A south Wichita restaurant has been evacuated while crews investigate a leaking pipe.

Standoff over domestic violence dispute

Sedgwick Co. Sheriff's Office makes drug bust along US-54

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office seized over five pounds of drugs during a routine traffic stop last week.

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Deputies Help Homeless Family

Three Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputies pooled their money together to help house a homeless family last week.

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Police: Man grabs wheel from wife, crashes car

Wichita Police are looking for a man after a head-on crash last night. Police say he grabbed the wheel while his wife was driving, and swerved the car into oncoming traffic.

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Police: Man attacked girlfriend, threatened unborn child

Police arrest a man for attacking his girlfriend, setting some clothes on fire, and threatening her unborn baby.

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Topeka water main breaks, causes huge geyser

A temporary "geyser" could be seen across Topeka Wednesday morning after construction crews hit a major water line near 10th and Vitt.

Water shot around 100 feet in the air.

Jean Schodorf to run for Secretary of State

Schodorf releases income tax return info

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Democratic challenger to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has released the past three years of personal income tax information and is challenging her opponent to do the same.

DCF office moving

DCF clients upset over department move

The Kansas Department for Children and Families office sits in downtown Wichita on South Market Street in the Finney State Office Building. But sometime next year, the office will be moving nearly six miles away to South Oliver which is currently a U.S. Postal building.

KWCH Weather

  • Good bet to get wet

    Severe risk

    Meteorologist Mark Larson says our rain chances will be rising and our temperatures will be falling through week's end.

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