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August 16, 2010
Wichita emergency crews work two motorcycle accidents - both happening within minutes of each other. The first crash occurred on K-42 and Hoover around 4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. Investigators say one person was critically hurt when a vehicle changed lanes and clipped the motorcycle. The rider was ejected. Although a helmet was worn, the rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Just north of Wichita, an SUV collided with a motorcycle on K-254 and Webb.
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April 1, 2007
by Eyewitness News One of the most heated races in Sedgwick County was the race for Wichita mayor. Wichitans went to the polls and elected a new mayor Tuesday.  City Councilman Carl Brewer. Brewer took in 62% of the vote, current mayor Carlos Mayans had only 38%. Brewer also showed strong numbers in the primary, and in a recent FactFinder 12 Scientific Survey. You'll find the latest results HERE .
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by John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | June 17, 2011
Fire crews spent part of Friday morning on the scene of a fire in east Wichita. Crews were called to a business in the 6000 block of east Central just before 6:00.  The building is a house turned into a business called Chic Tailoring. Central was closed down in that area while crews worked on the fire. Authorities say the fire was sparked by a lightning strike. No one was hurt.    
SPORTS
By Chris Durden and KWCH 12 Eyewitness Sports | February 16, 2011
KU football coach Turner Gill visited Wichita Wednesday night. Gill gave Jayhawk fans a look at the incoming recruiting class. New Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger was also on-hand. The event was supposed to happen February 8, but a snowstorm delayed the event until this week. Similiar events took play in Lawrence and Topeka, with the final one schedule for Thursday in Kansas City.
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By Joe Ballard and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 8, 2010
Two people are recovering after an overnight stabbing in Wichita.  It happened just before 3:00 am in the 1800 block of N. Broadway. Police say the two were in their back yard when a man walked up and confronted them. Investigators say he started arguing with the couple, then stabbed both of them. The man was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the woman only suffered minor injuries. Police are looking for suspects.
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By Roger Cornish and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | May 7, 2012
A cable network is giving Wichita some national exposure. C-SPAN is spending this week in town. The cable network will feature the city's history and literary life on its Book-TV and American History-TV channels. Earlier, C-SPAN visited other cities in the south central part of the country, including Shreveport, Little Rock and Oklahoma City.   Wichita will be followed by Jefferson City, Missouri. C-SPAN's coordinating producer Debbie Lamb tells us, "it really is a chance for us to get out of Washington D-C, get out of our traditional programming and enhance C-SPLAN2's book programming and enhance C-SPAN3's american history programming".
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By Chris Durden and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 30, 2010
Gas prices in Wichita jumped Sunday night. The price of a gallon of unleaded now averages $2.59 a gallon. On Saturday, the price was $2.42 a gallon. Gasoline prices have been decreasing a little more than 7 cents per gallon in the past two weeks. Lower demand in September is expected to keep prices relatively steady. The latest Lundberg Survey found the national average price of self-serve regular at $2.70 per gallon. The average is the country's lowest since February.
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By Eyewitness News | December 5, 2011
The City of Wichita is teaming up with the North Pole to collect letters for Santa and give away early Christmas presents that include a ride on a Wichita fire truck. From now through Dec. 14, children ages 12 and under are invited to drop off their letters at Century II (Concert Hall entrance) CityArts, Old Cowtown Museum and the Mid-America All-Indian Center. Children who include a return address and stamp on the outside of their envelopes will also receive a response from Santa Claus himself.
NEWS
January 21, 2008
by John Boyd The 2008 Antiques Roadshow is coming to Wichita.  If you want to take part in the program, all you have to do is sign up and cross your fingers. Click the link below to apply for two free tickets to the event, which is slated for July 12th.  You can also call to request tickets, the number is 1-888-762-3749.  All requests must be in my 10:59 p.m. (Central), Sunday, April 20th. Applicants will be selected at random to receive two tickets - which will be mailed to the winners about three weeks before the event.
NEWS
By Dave Roberts and KWCH 12 | October 10, 2010
It finally came, after waiting for two weeks. Rain. "I'm glad we're having it," said Peggy Norman. "I'm not excited about the cool weather because then that means winter's coming. " Even though only an estimated half inch of rain fell, drivers were running their windshield wipers and people had to get their umberellas open as well. The rain started falling around two in the afternoon, and when it stopped, a double rainbow appeared.
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by Anne Meyer and Angela Smith and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 29, 2013
Wichita police are looking for a man who may be connected to a deadly crash that occurred early Sunday morning. Detectives say they want to talk to 22-year-old Javier S. Rizo. He is wanted on two warrants. One warrant is for absconding. They say someone in Wichita knows Rizo and his whereabouts. Police say they had just ended a chase Sunday morning when a van ran a stop sign at 24th & Arkansans. It crashed into a vehicle carrying Maria Martinez. Two people in the van ranaway from the scene.
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By Adam Knapp and KWCH | October 29, 2013
The owner of a retail business called "The Fabulous Store" has pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit designer goods, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Glenda Sue Morgan, 55, pleaded guilty to one count of trafficking in goods bearing counterfeit trademarks. In her plea, she admitted selling the counterfeit goods as “replicas” at her business, which is located at at 9131 E. 37th N. in Wichita. According to a news release, on April 2, undercover law enforcement officers bought about $500 worth of such items including a “Chanel” bracelet and sunglasses, a “Michael Kors” purse and a “Prada” purse.
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Michael Schwanke | October 29, 2013
How do you curb violence in Old Town?  That's a question Wichita police are asking and one their looking to other departments to answer after a series of shootings last year, and now a mass shooting outside a bar in September that killed one and injured six others. FactFinder 12 Investigator Michael Schwanke spends a night with the Oklahoma City Police Department's Bricktown division. Wichita police say that is who they're looking to for advice. Bricktown, although a bit larger, is very similar to Wichita's Old Town but has fewer violent acts.  We wanted to know what they do differently there and what advice they have to offer to Wichita.
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by Lauren Seabrook and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 29, 2013
The pride for Kansas basketball reaches far beyond Lawrence. You could go into just about any restaurant or bar in Wichita Tuesday night and find people decked out in crimson and blue. Deano's Grill & Tapworks filled up early with Jayhawk fans, most hoping the hype of one player would hold true. "I'm expecting to see Wiggins do what he's supposed to do, which is just dominate. That's what I want to see," said KU fan Matt Ozor. Some are expecting Andrew Wiggins to be the best player in college basketball this year.
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by Anne Meyer and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 29, 2013
Surveillance video shows two armed gunmen going into a Wichita restaurant, while customers are eating inside. No one was hurt when the robbers went into Bella Luna on east Central Monday night. The two robbers got away with about $90. Workers are a bit on edge and very glad  the suspects didn't go after any customers. The restaurant was about half full at the time, but customers didn't know it was being robbed because the two men got in through the back door. "They followed me through here," said Manager Hassan Ballout.
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by Adam Knapp and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 28, 2013
The terminal and parking garage construction projects could cause delays and affect vehicular traffic near Wichita's Mid-Continent airport, city spokeperson Van Williams said in a release today. Starting Tuesday,passengers are encouraged to arrive at least two hours prior to departure to allow enough time for these delays. There will be times when traffic will be stopped for several minutes while critical construction activity occurs, the release says. These delays will occur after the morning rush of flight departures, throughout the day until approximately mid-afternoon.
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by Jim Grawe and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 28, 2013
Ground broke on Century ll in 1966.  It opened in 1969.  There have been lots of rennovations over the years, but a new study indicates the complex is outdated in not only its architecture, but also in the way the interior is configured.  A survey of event planners across the country indicates they are interested in Wichita for their big national conventions, but not Century II. The Wichita Convention and Visitors Bureau commissioned the...
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By Jennifer Montenegro and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 28, 2013
A motorcycle rider is critically hurt after a crash in southeast Wichita.  Police tell Eyewitness News the rider was headed east on Lincoln near Hillside, but failed to negotiate a turn. The 31-year-old rider struck the curb and landed in a parking area. Paramedics rushed the rider to the hospital in critical condition. Police say a passerby noticed the rider lying on the ground and called 911, but there were no witnesses on the scene when emergency crews arrived.
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Ryan Johnson and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 28, 2013
Police are investigating a second robbery in three weeks at a southwest Wichita bank. Police were called to Dillons at 3200 South Seneca around 2:30 Monday afternoon. The Intrust Bank inside of the Dillons was held up. The suspect is described as a white male around 5'5" with a thin build and thick mustache. He was last seen wearing a blue cap, blue jacket and dark blue pants. Cops did find a blue hat and blue sweatshirt at 33rd South and Glenn. The description of the suspect is similar to the description of a man accused of robbing the same Intrust Bank a few weeks ago. Police say the suspect may have used a red car to get away in that robbery.
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by Anne Meyer and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 28, 2013
A West Wichita gas station was looted for days, now the broken door has been boarded up. It was fixed Monday morning, less than 12 hours after a viewer told us about the problem. "Came to work this morning and there was two police officers over there, and shortly after that a guy pulled in with a truck and started cutting wood and boarding up the door," said nearby business owner Robert Musgrove. It was a welcome site for Musgrove. He owns a business down the block and says the gas station has been a target of thieves ever since someone broke open the front door last week..
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