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House fire on N Poplar

Possible explosion sparks house fire in north Wichita

Fire crews are investigating the cause of an explosion that sparked a fire at a home in the 2300 block of N. Poplar Sunday morning.

Today severe potential

Scattered showers and storms

Meteorologist Dean Jones has been tracking showers on HD Super Doppler Radar this morning.  These showers continue to move out of Oklahoma into Kansas.

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Sheriff deputies on the lookout for drunk drivers

This Easter weekend, Sedgwick county deputies are warning you not to drink and drive.
They'll be out in full force tonight through Easter morning.
They're not telling the public where they'll be doing these extra patrols but deputies say, it's all in an effort to keep the public safe.
Sedgwick county sheriff's office is conducting what it calls a "saturation patrol."
Deptuties will be on the lookout…


WPD look from man who robbed Presto

Wichita Police are looking for a man who pointed a gun at some customers and the clerk at an area Presto, then took off with some money.

Students compete in firefighting competition

Fire science students get hands-on experience with WFD firefighters

Dozens are area high school students spent Saturday getting some hands-on experience career experience before they ever even graduate high school.

About 30 students from both Northeast Magnot and South High competed in the First Annual High School Department Challenge as a part of the fire science course offered by their high schools. With the help of Wichita firefighters, the teams competed in…


Man critically injured in west Wichita shooting

A shooting in west Wichita early Saturday morning sends one man in the hospital with critical injuries.

Mom tries to run over bf

Mom tries to run over boyfriend with son in the car

A 1-year-old boy is in protective custody, after his 20-year-old mom allegedly tried to run over her boyfriend.

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Crash kills 2 in western Kansas

Two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in western Kansas.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 40-year-old Jesse Pfannenstiel of Woodston, and 26-year-old Justin Kennedy of Greensburg, died in the crash. The patrol says the crash occurred Friday night when the vehicles they were in collided at an intersection in rural Ellis County.
The patrol says the victims were wearing…

Jewish center shooting victims


Funeral held for 2 shooting victims

 About 3,000 people attended services for a doctor and his 14-year-old grandson killed in shootings at a Jewish center in suburban Kansas City.
Services for 69-year-old William Corporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, were Friday at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood.
Reat, a freshman at Blue Valley High School, and his grandfather were killed Sunday outside the…

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Topeka site offering compressed natural gas

A Topeka business has started publicly offering compressed natural gas to some drivers.
Questar Fueling's, compressed natural gas filling station has been open since October, but opened Thursday to most of the public.
Compressed natural gas is chemically the same as the natural gas used for other purposes, but Dennis Brown, CNG specialist for Kansas Gas Service, says it's  delivered at a…

Former Kansas lawmaker remembered fondly by political adversaries

The plane crash that killed former State Representative Donald Dahl cost Representative Jan Pauls a close friend.  They served together in the Kansas Legislature for many years.

KWCH Weather

  • Scattered showers and storms

    Today severe potential

    Meteorologist Dean Jones has been tracking showers on HD Super Doppler Radar this morning.  These showers continue to move out of Oklahoma into Kansas.


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