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Jonathan and Reginald Carr death sentences overturned

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned death sentences for Jonathan and Reginald Carr, brothers who were found guilty and sentenced to death in one of Wichita’s most notorious crime sprees.

Heat advisory today for Wichita and much of Kansas

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for more than 60 counties in Kansas on Friday, when much of the state is expected sizzle in 100-degree heat.

Wichita weather: Sizzling climb toward 100

Wichita could see its second triple-digit day of the year on Friday, forecasters say.

Number of Kansans with KanCare increases 7.5%

The number of Kansans with KanCare – the state’s privatized Medicaid program – has increased about 7.5 percent since last year, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Child dies after being left in car in south Wichita

A child has died after being left in a hot car Thursday night, a Sedgwick County dispatcher said.

Shooting in south Wichita was with BB gun; victim OK

The 29-year-old man who was in critical condition Thursday night is now OK following a BB gun shooting in the 1800 block of South Palisade, Wichita police Lt. Dan East said Friday.

National Baseball Congress tournament celebrates 80 years

The annual National Baseball Congress World Series tournament has come a long way since the days when night games were occasionally played with fluorescent-orange balls and cars lining the stadium provided illumination for the field.

Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.

GOP candidates for Sedgwick County Commission say jobs are a priority

Jobs and creating a friendly environment for businesses were leading topics Thursday night for the four Republican candidates in competitive primaries for two Sedgwick County Commission seats.

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

President Obama urged Congress on Thursday to end a controversial practice that allows U.S. companies to relocate abroad to avoid paying billions of dollars in federal taxes.

Marijuana advocates deliver petitions to City Hall (VIDEO)

Decriminalization of marijuana in Wichita moved a step closer to a public vote Thursday when advocates turned in petitions with nearly twice as many signatures as they need to put the question on the November ballot.

Contract would give Wichita teachers a 2 percent raise

Wichita teachers will receive a 2 percent salary increase under a tentative agreement between the school district and its teachers union, superintendent John Allison announced Thursday.

Chinese delegates, Wichita officials sign deal to develop aviation opportunities

Delegates from Xi’an, China, visited with Wichita officials on Thursday to sign a memorandum of understanding that the two cities will develop economic and trade opportunities centered on aviation.

Building collapses in downtown Kingman

A vacant building on downtown Kingman’s Main Street collapsed Thursday afternoon, City Manager Emily Graf said.

Two parolees to stand trial in fatal robbery at concrete company

Two men are scheduled to stand trial Aug. 25 in connection with a fatal robbery last February.

Two killed in fiery rollover accident north of McPherson

Two people were killed Thursday afternoon in a fiery rollover accident just north of McPherson on I-135, Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Ben Gardner said.

District 98 candidates face off in Sedgwick County’s only Democratic primary race

Eric Bell and Steven Crum square off in District 98 for the only local Democratic primary race in Sedgwick County.

Judge argues for return of firing squad executions

An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation’s third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.

Longtime Wichita journalist Randy Brown dies at age 73

Randy Brown, a long-time Wichita journalist who also taught at Wichita State University and was an advocate for transparency in government, died Wednesday after a long illness. He was 73.

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