A little more than two years have passed since nine people were injured in a violent, two-vehicle crash near Clearwater. Among those injured were then 13-year-old Caleb Tobias, a survivor who isn’t letting a physical disability hold him back from achieving athletic goals.
The Sedgwick County Health Department this week said that when the FDA authorization comes down to extend COVID-19 vaccinations to 12-to-15-year-olds, it will be ready to administer shots to the newest-eligible age group.
A car show set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 15 at Bishop Carroll High School (8101 W. Central) will honor the memory of a fallen Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputy and raise money for a special project he wasn’t able to complete.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday, April 29, was in Wichita to sign a ceremonial bill that now will require companies like Evergy to notify cities before building any of the transmission lines that many view as eyesores.
Thirty years ago Monday, April 26, Joe Parsley was in front of the F5 tornado that devastated the Andover community. The storm killed 17 people. Joe Parsley survived by taking shelter under his pickup truck.
Thirty years ago Monday, April 26, a massive F-5 tornado devastated Andover. Lives were lost, homes were uprooted and families were torn apart. April 26, 1991 was a day that the town of then about 4,000 people changed forever.
Live and events and entertainment are returning to Wichita this week with Professional Bull Riding (PBR) at INTRUST Bank Arena, the Wichita Women’s Fair at Century II and more theaters opening their doors. It all starts Friday, April 23.
Organizers of a candlelight vigil held Wednesday night in downtown Hutchinson said while the verdict finding Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter charges in last year’s death of George Floyd is a step toward accountability, there is still a long way to go in preventing cases like this from happening again.
Sedgwick County announced that starting Monday, April 26, the county’s health department will begin taking walk-ins, not requiring appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine at Wichita’s old downtown library, now serving as Sedgwick County’s main community vaccine clinic.
Nearly a year after George Floyd’s death sparked protests across the country, including in Wichita, a guilty verdict against the former officer in a high-profile murder trial has drawn reactions from around the world.