Economy

Rural mainstreet economy remains weak for May


Omaha, Neb. - The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index for May increased from April’s very weak reading, according to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.  Bankers
Gas

Kansas gas prices jump, Wichita up to $2.19/gallon


WICHITA - The average price for unleaded gasoline in Kansas spiked by almost eight cents in the last week. Despite the price rise, motorists are still paying an average of 16% less than a year ago. Only 5 towns in Kansas remain under two dollars. The low
Hit & Run

Haysville area man dies after hit-and-run


HAYSVILLE, Kan. - A Haysville area man who was critically hurt earlier this month in a hit and run crash near 87th Street S and Broadway has died. It happened Thursday May 12th, 31-year-old Grant Burris was visiting family and while crossing the road 
Deadline

Party affiliation deadline for primary election is June 1


WICHITA - June 1 is an important day for political candidates, voters and for the people at the Sedgwick County Election Commissioner's Office. It's the last day for candidates to file for office before the primary. And it's the last day for 
Shooting

Man injured in south Wichita shooting


WICHITA - Police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot in south Wichita. At about 4:15 p.m. Monday, officers were called to a home in the area near Market and Harry.  They found a 36-year-old man in an upstairs bedroom suffering from a