Officials said Friday at a news briefing near the airport that it may take a few days before the bodies of the four people killed can be removed. The building must be safe to enter first, a Wichita fire official said.
The crash of a Beechcraft King Air B200 shortly before 10 a.m. killed four people – the pilot and three people inside the building – and injured five others, authorities said. Four of the five injured people were transported to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis and later released. One remained hospitalized in serious condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.
The San Francisco Giants are the champions of baseball after beating the Royals 3-2 in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadiu. San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner laid claim to being one of the most dominant pitchers in World Series history. After having started two games in the Series, Bumgarner pitched the final five innings of Game 7 and surrendered only two hits to the Royals.
Johnson County prosecutors will seek a death sentence for Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., who is charged with killing three people outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park in April, defense attorneys said in court filings.
What Gene Brown witnessed could be what a Wichita fire official calls a silver lining in a plane crash that killed the pilot and three people in the FlightSafety International building – that so many others got to safety before the damaged roof began to sag, forcing rescue crews to retreat.
More registered Republicans have cast early votes in Kansas than voters affiliated with other parties in the state, and GOP officials are trumpeting the data as a sign that Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts are headed toward re-election after tough races.