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Alert neighbor helps police nab burglars

Thanks to an alert neighbor, police were able to catch five burglars who broke into a mobile home in southeast Wichita on Monday.

Anti-abortion activist said she got call from same number as store bomb threats

A Wichita anti-abortion activist said Tuesday she has been told that a bomb threat against her last month apparently came from the same person who threatened to blow up several stores in Wichita and Salina.

Official: Father, son tried to put out fire on North Erie before calling 911

The house fire and the death that resulted from it Sunday morning could easily have been prevented, a Wichita fire official said.

City Council to consider adding $90,000 to K-96 interchange project

Wichita City Council members are expected to again tweak the financing package for $9.5 million in improvements at the K-96 and Greenwich interchange, which developers say is critical to getting customers to sports and retail developments there.

New apartment complex for those with intellectual disabilities gets first tenant

Alijah Keckler is enjoying his newfound freedom.

Meeting on fate of Watson Park draws 35 people on frigid Saturday

Jack Cassuve, who rides his bike through city parks with his wife, Judy, said Wichita has beautiful parks, it’s just a shame people don’t use them more.

Veterans work to keep Pearl Harbor remembrances active

Arthur Dunn eased himself from his wheelchair as color guards presented the American flag Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Haysville. His fellow Pearl Harbor survivor, Earl Schaeffer Jr., leaned slightly on his walker.

National award-winning Wichita teen to appear on ‘Today’

A Wichita teen named Boys & Girls Club of America's National Youth of the Year is expected to make a guest appearance on NBC's "Today" show next week.

Wichita feels tremors from 4.5-magnitude earthquake recorded near Oklahoma City

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state.

Wichita State to add second route to bus shuttle system

Wichita State University plans to add a second route to the new bus shuttle system for the spring 2014 semester, the university said in a written statement Wednesday.

Rage to open in former Club Liquid space

New Port of Wichita owner Pat Alvarez is opening Rage in the former Club Liquid space at 235 N. Mosley in Old Town.

Memorial fund established for family of man killed during Hydraulic robbery

A memorial fund has been set up to help with expenses for the family of Jeffrey M. Jones, a store customer who was shot to death last month during a robbery.

Police think Wichita woman, 36, drowned accidentally in Little Arkansas River

Police said Tuesday they are focusing on accidental drowning as the cause of death for the 36-year-old Wichita woman whose body was found Monday floating in the Little Arkansas River near downtown.

Wichita couple’s infant daughter fighting rare blood cancer

Eevie Elouise, now 3 weeks old, was given her name before birth.

Man charged with endangerment in Wichita 6-year-old's fire death

Adrian Johnson, who authorities say is connected to the July fire death of 6-year-old Ja’Kara Dickson of Wichita, made a first appearance before a Sedgwick County judge on Monday to hear the charges being brought against him: three counts of aggravated endangerment of a child.

Woman’s body found in Little Arkansas River near downtown

Authorities on Monday pulled the body of a woman in her 20s from the Little Arkansas River just northwest of downtown.

Wichita could look to other airports in name change debate

First, you need to understand that Wichita isn’t the first city in America to consider changing the name of its airport to honor a former president.

Heartspring testing robots to help kids with autism

For a group of elementary students at Heartspring, a center for children with autism, robots may be the key to better human interaction.

Oil and gas panel discussion is equal parts policy, GOP politics

Five of the six Kansas Republican members of Congress promised the state’s independent oil producers Monday that they will get much lower taxes and lighter environmental regulations if Republicans can take control of the White House and Senate in the November election.

Purple martins rule their roost at Wichita’s Via Christi hospital on St. Francis

Mark Schuyler is getting to enjoy his “National Geographic moments” about two weeks ahead of schedule this summer.

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