Even before Samantha Johnson testified against her father — the man charged with murdering Wichita 3-year-old Evan Brewer — she and Evan's family had bonded. Johnson told a judge that Stephen Bodine also had abused her.
Wichita attracts its share of musical acts, but there are still a lot of concerts it misses. That's about to change with Wave, an indoor-outdoor concert and event venue, beer garden and food truck area planned for Second and St. Francis.
Kansas ranchers often burn off the dead grass in their cattle pastures to encourage the growth of new grass. In March and April, the skies become think with smoke as controlled burns light up the Kansas skies.