On her final attempt, McPherson senior Elle Barrett breaks the Class 4A state meet record in the triple jump with a new personal-best of 39 feet, 11.5 inches on May 25, 2018. It moved Barrett into No. 8 all-time in Kansas history.
Senator Bernie Sanders and rising democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came to Wichita on behalf of James Thompson, who is running for Kansas' 4th Congressional District seat during a rally at Century II Friday.
The Nebraska State Patrol said a semi crashed into a trooper's patrol vehicle on Monday, July 16, 2018. The trooper did not suffer serious injuries, but the semi driver was taken to a hospital. The Patrol released dash camera footage of the crash.