Wichitan Tyler Engle and a friend shot some footage with a drone in April and made a quick video for his Facebook page. The next day, his phone "was blowing up" with view notifications. As of May 31, it's gotten more than 185,000 views. His best guess on why? People living here are sending it to friends and relatives to prove how beautiful the city really is. (video by Tyler Engle)
Video by Tyler Engle
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City Hall is poised to approve a publicly subsidized proposal to build about another 180 downtown apartments, adjacent to the Advanced Learning Library. The “Delano Catalyst” project also includes a 90-room hotel, about 5,000 square feet of commercial development space, a public-transit hub and a bicycle/pedestrian greenway path. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle) (bensound.com)
William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
All aboard the Polar Express! The Polar Express at OJ Watson Park runs through December 16. A reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express is followed by a crafts and a train ride to visit Santa. Stop at the campfire to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, then end with a special gift! Kids are encouraged to wear pajamas. An adult must also attend and register. Ages 2+. Cost is $15 per person. (Video by Matt Crow / The Wichita Eagle)
Keith Hawkins, 20, on Friday pleaded guilty to capital murder in the deaths of Alyssa Runyon and her 4-year-old daughter. Under an agreement with prosecutors, Hawkins will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole and will not face the death penalty. The victims’ families approved the agreement, according to Harvey County Attorney David Yoder. (Video by Matt Crow / The Wichita Eagle)
The man who helped abduct 9-year-old Nancy Shoemaker before she was raped and murdered in 1990 will stay in prison for now — but he’ll have another chance at freedom soon. (Video by Candi Bolden/Wichita Eagle)
The United Way of the Plains used money from the former local Boeing Employees Community Fund to give away shoes, socks, hats and gloves to students at Cooper, Colvin and Oaklawn elementary schools on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.