Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay addresses recent events within the Wichita Police Department, including a federal gambling investigation involving a Wichita officers ( Video by Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle/Jan. 19, 2018)
City manager Robert Layton announces the creation of a citizens review board for the Wichita Police Department. He says the board will provide oversight, accountability, and transparency for the police department.
Remember the days when you'd just get a phone call announcing school was closed for snow? Well, now principals and teachers (with the help of some special guests) are kicking those announcements up a notch by singing and rapping your school status.
Local civil rights attorney and congressional candidate James Thompson spoke before the Wichita City Council on Tuesday and used national statistics to point out that the number of police shootings in Wichita is abnormally high and that funding for officer training and staffing is too low. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle/Jan. 16, 2018)
A Wichita firefighter received an electric shock while removing the ceiling at an apartment fire. Firefighters say the fire expanded when the apartment residents went outside to look for a fire extinguisher.
Early morning snow and freezing rain turned I-235 on the west side into a skating rink with numerous cars in ditches and overturned during rush hour. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle / Jan. 15, 2018)