Wichita, Kansas

Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
January 16, 2018 - 10:39 am
No classes today for Wichita public and Catholic school students. USD 259 spokeswoman Susan Arensman tells KNSS News the bitter cold and dangerous wind chills were the reason to cancel classes. She says the decision was made by a special team Monday afternoon. Arensman tells says standing at a bus...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
January 15, 2018 - 9:57 am
Cars and trucks were colliding and sliding off slick roadways in the Wichita area this morning ... thanks to a winter storm that brought rain and then snow to south central Kansas. The Emergency Accident Reporting Plan was put into effect for Wichita this morning. That means if you're in an...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 2:55 am
The attorney representing the family of Andy Finch says the family blames the Wichita police officer who shot him, not the prank caller, for his death. Civil Rights Attorney Andrew M. Stroth, who is representing the Finch family, said that "The Wichita Police Department bears responsibility for the...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2018 - 12:44 am
A video circulating online shows a member of The Wichita Police Department at a local basketball game shoving a student referee who was working the game The incident happened at a league game between Andover and Augusta on Saturday. The video shows a man rushing the court after a player was hurt...
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January 12, 2018 - 10:13 am
A man from California accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Wichita has been extradited to Kansas and is set to appear in court on Friday afternoon. 25-year-old Tyler Barriss was booked into jail in Wichita on Thursday on charges...
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KNSS News
January 11, 2018 - 1:36 pm
Several dogs and cats died in a Wichita house fire but two residents managed to escape with minor injuries. The Wichita Eagle reports firefighter responded Wednesday afternoon to the fire, which caused several small explosions in a garage. Medics treated two residents for minor injuries, but...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
January 11, 2018 - 10:38 am
A blast of nasty winter weather created problems across Kansas this morning ... with traffic accidents, power outages, and school closings ... dozens of school closings. But Wichita, Haysville, Derby, and Mulvane schools stayed open. Wichita school spokeswoman Susan Arensman tells KNSS News things...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
January 11, 2018 - 8:42 am
A winter storm across Kansas Wednesday night and into this (Thursday) morning ... packing gusty north wind, rain, snow, and sleet. Some power outages reported in the Wichita area ... along with a number of traffic accidents. Schools cancelled classes across the state and in south Kansas. Wichita...
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Dreamstime
January 10, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Vatterott College is going to shut down its Wichita campus in June; it's located in the 8800 block of E. 37th Street North. The college says there are currently 19 students enrolled, they're all on track to graduate by the summer closure at the conclusion of the term. Vatterott currently employs...
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Dreamstime
January 09, 2018 - 2:18 pm
A Wichita woman convicted of two dozen counts of forgery and one count of possession of methamphetamine has been sentenced in District Court to more than four year in prison. 47-year-old Stacey Hill was sentenced by Judge Terry Pullman on six separate cases. Most of the forgeries stemmed from...
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