Studio Line: (316) 869-1330
Business Line: (316) 685-2121
| More
US News

What the Justice Department Review Means for the Eric Garner Case

Rawpixel Ltd/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal investigation into the death of Eric Garner is under new scrutiny two years after the Department of Justice announced that it was launching a civil rights probe.The DOJ’s Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C., is reviewing the case, according to sources familiar with the investigation. The case has been primarily handled by the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.“This is kind of like doing due dilig

MBTA Train Evacuated in Boston After Motor Overheats

ellisonphoto/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- The motor of an MBTA train in Boston overheated at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at Back Bay station, MBTA officials confirmed to ABC News.Three people were transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for injuries from the incident.According to the MBTA, service through the station has been suspended.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

'Build the Wall Higher' Graffiti Found at California School with 'Large Latino P

ABC News(WINDSOR, Calif.) -- A California police department has launched an investigation after "offensive and racist" graffiti images were found spray painted Monday morning at a school with a "large Latino population," police said."TRUMP 2016" and "Build the WALL HIGHER" were among some of the messages found sprawled across the campus of Cali Calmecac Language Academy, according to photographs taken before a janitor covered them up with fresh paint, according to police and the school principal

Body-Cam Video Shows Moment Police Found New York, New Jersey Bombing Suspect

artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Police body camera video obtained by ABC News shows the moment officers in Linden, New Jersey, first encountered Ahmad Rahami, the man accused of planting bombs in New Jersey and New York City in September.Officers were called to the scene in Linden the morning of Sept. 19 -- the Monday after the weekend bombings -- when the owner of a Linden bar reported that someone was sleeping in a hallway of his establishment."You can't be sleeping on somebody's doo

2 Suspects Held, 1 at Large After California Ride-Along Shooting

mokee81/iStock/Thinkstock(MADERA, Calif.) -- Two suspects are in custody and one more is still at large following a shooting that targeted a police officer and a passenger during a ride-along in Madera, Calif.During a ride-along, a civilian typically spends a shift in an emergency vehicle, like a police car, in order to observe a day of work, and that's what Yesica Valencia, 29, was doing on the Sunday evening when the shooting occurred.Thomas Matthew Garcia, 33, the alleged shooter, and Serena

'Nothing Short of a Miracle': 2 Young Boys Survive 100-Foot Fall From Bridge in

yucelozel/iStock/Thinkstock(WANAQUE, N.J.) -- Police believe it is "nothing short of a miracle" that a 3-year-old boy and his 1-year-old baby brother were found alive after falling 100 feet from a bridge in Northern New Jersey.The two kids were in the arms of their apparently suicidal father when he jumped off a bridge in Wanaque, New Jersey, this past Monday evening, according to Capt. Christopher DePuyt, public information officer for the Pequannock Police Department.Though their father died f

Foreign-Born Mothers Raising US Birth Rate, Study Finds

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Foreign-born mothers living in the U.S. are driving long term population growth, according to a new report by Pew.While overall the number of babies being born in the U.S. increased from 3.74 million to four million, the uptick is largely due to the number coming from foreign-born mothers in the U.S., which grew three-fold. Births from U.S.-born mothers decreased.Pew found that, as of 2014, "23% of all babies born in the U.S. had immigrant mothers, up from

Allegedly Drunk Pilot Arrested Before Flight in South Dakota

iStock/Thinkstock(RAPID CITY, S.D.) -- A SkyWest Airlines pilot was arrested Wednesday morning for operating an aircraft under the influence of alcohol in Rapid City, South Dakota just prior to a flight to Salt Lake City, according to the city's police department."SkyWest holds its employees to the highest standards of professionalism and the safety and security of our customers and people are our top priority. We apologize to our passengers for the delay of SkyWest flight #4574, operating as De

Carter Orders Pentagon to Stop Collecting Reimbursements from Calif. National Gu

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In response to a national outcry, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has ordered the Pentagon to stop collecting bonuses that were improperly paid to members of California's National Guard.According to a recent report in The Los Angeles Times, thousands of National Guard soldiers had been ordered to repay enlistment bonuses of at least $15,000 a decade after signing up to serve.The Pentagon asked for the money back after it found that the California National

Marine Fighter Pilot Survives Crash at Southern California Base Airfield

Lance Cpl. Jordan Talley(TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.) — A fighter jet pilot survived a crash landing at a Marine base in Southern California Tuesday night.The pilot ejected from an F/A-18C Hornet after it touched down at the Twentynine Palms Strategic Expeditionary Landing Field about 140 miles east of Los Angeles, according to Marine Corps spokesman 1st Lt. John Roberts.Authorities recovered the pilot and took him to a hospital with only minor injuries. The Marine Corps has not released a na

Miami Police Search for Female Robber Accused of Shooting three, Including 12-Ye

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Newly-released surveillance video shows a female suspect who reportedly robbed three people at gunpoint and opened fire after the victims handed over their belongings in Miami on Saturday.Police say the suspect, dressed in white, ran up behind the group and opened fire even as the victims tossed their cellphones and wallets to the ground.Eight rounds were fired in total, according to police, who say the suspect kept shooting as she picked up the victim's belongin

Police: Oklahoma Double Murder Suspect Has Hit List, May Be Headed to Nevada

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — A 38-year-old Oklahoma man who has evaded police for two days after killing two people and shooting four others -- including two police officers -- has a hit list and may intend to kill up to eight more people, authorities said Tuesday."This is a man who has indicated a total propensity to kill people, to injure people, shoot people," said Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel. "He has no care for human life whatsoever."Authorities believe Vance may be hea

Oklahoma Cop Injured in Gunfight with Murder Suspect Says He Was Trying to Prote

artolympic/istock/Thinkstock(WELLSTON, Okla.) -- An Oklahoma police officer who was hurt in a gunfight with a double-murder suspect who is still at-large told ABC News he began shooting at the suspect to save the lives of the other officers the gunman was apparently targeting."I didn't want them to be shot," Wellston police officer Jim Hampton told ABC News.The gunfight began Sunday after Hampton responded to what he described a "routine" call of people firing weapons in an unsafe manor. Hampton

Student Injured in Shooting Outside Utah Middle School: Police

takenobu/iStock/Thinkstock(SANDY, Utah) -- A middle school student has been injured in a school shooting in Sandy, Utah, according to police.Two students were leaving Union Middle School's grounds when an argument ensued, which led to the shooting, according to the Sandy Police Department. The victim, believed to be 12 years old, was transported to a local hospital after sustaining two gunshot wounds, police said.Union Middle was on lockdown to keep students safe while police respond to an incid

Michigan Town Votes Against Resettling Syrian Refugees

ABC News(WATERFORD, Mich.) -- Officials in a Michigan town have voted to reject the resettlement of Syrian refugees within their community.The Board of Trustees for Waterford Township voted unanimously on Monday night in favor of a resolution stating that their township "will not actively participate in the Refugee Resettlement Program until the Program has been significantly reformed, and until it has been demonstrated that the Townships of Oakland County have the capacity to absorb refugees wi

Message in a Bottle Traveled Atlantic Seaboard, Returned to Family 50 Years Late

Denise Taylor/Getty Images(HAMPTON, N.H.) -- A message in a bottle sent nearly 50 years ago from New Hampshire has made its way back home, after it traveled more than 1,000 miles to a small island in the Caribbean.The old glass Coke bottle with a folded message inside turned up in Turks and Caicos in 2011. Clint Buffington from Salt Lake City, Utah told ABC News he found it while vacationing there.The cryptic message inside said, "Return to 419 Ocean Boulevard and receive a reward of $150 from T

British Airways Flight from San Francisco Diverted to Vancouver After Crew Membe

Stuart Bailey / British Airways(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — At least 22 British Airways crew members on board a flight from San Francisco to London were taken to hospitals in Vancouver, Canada, for possible smoke inhalation, a hospital spokesperson said.The British Airways flight, which had departed San Francisco International Airport Monday evening en route to London’s Heathrow Airport, was diverted after 22 cabin crew members “became unwell,” British Airways said in

At-Large Oklahoma Double-Murder Suspect Has 'Nothing to Lose,' Sheriff Says

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Police have expanded their search in the manhunt for a double-murder suspect and are warning the public to stay away from the suspected killer, saying he has "absolutely nothing to lose."Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel told ABC News that the suspect, Michael Vance, could face the death penalty if convicted of the crimes.Vance, who is considered armed and dangerous, is accused of shooting and injuring two police officers on Sunday, according to the ar

Police Still Searching for Double Murder Suspect Who Shot Six People, Live Strea

Oklahoma Highway Patrol(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Police and federal marshals in Oklahoma continued their search on Tuesday for a suspect in a double homicide who has shot six people, including two police officers, and is thought to be wielding an AK-47.The man live streamed his escape on Facebook after wounding two officers and fleeing in their patrol car, saying that things were "going to be intense," according to an affidavit released on Monday night.Police also said the suspect, 38-year-old Mic

Program Schedule


Wichita Events

News Feeds

Wichita Perks

KNSS Radar