Life and plans have changed dramatically for Jonathon Blank since a bomb blast ripped his legs from his body four years ago in Afghanistan, but he and his family continue to be thankful for what they do have.
Steven Wade Edwards II, 20, is accused of killing Martha Lopez Moreno and Godofredo Moreno-Lopez on Oct. 16 in the couple’s home in the 600 block of South Ida. Because more than one person was killed in the crime, Edwards could face the death penalty.
A grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown that tipped off violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., drew a more peaceful response in Wichita.
More stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day and stretching specials over a weekend rather than a few hours. For those who consider shopping in crowds as part of their Thanksgiving tradition, there’s plenty of bargains to be had, including a $199.99 50-inch Panasonic TV at Best Buy, $2.99 bath towels at J.C. Penney, $5 Fraser wreaths at Home Depot and $33 airfare from Wichita to Phoenix on Allegiant. Restrictions apply.