A nursing home where every resident has tested positive for the coronavirus in a rural Kansas county with the state’s highest infection rate has been warned that federal officials are moving to remove it from the Medicare program, putting its funding at risk.
A lot of questions coming into the KWCH newsroom concerning allegations against Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell. His fellow commissioners officially asked him to resign on Wednesday (10/28), but O’Donnell’s also up for re-election and some voters in his district want to know if they can change their vote.
The Wichita Police Department (WPD) is requesting assistance from the community in locating 23-year-old Maurice Hall of Garland, Texas, who is wanted in connection to the shooting at the Stryker Sports Complex.
A photo posted on Facebook this week shows a cake purchased at Wichita’s Costco store for a law-enforcement appreciation event. That cake appears without the blue line on the flag and omits the word “Blue” from the pro-law-enforcement slogan, “Back the Blue.”
As counties across Kansas try to gain the upper hand on COVID-19, a Butler County woman claims a Butler County commissioner called the virus “bogus” and further, claims there is an audio recording from a recent meeting that proves it.
In a 6-1 vote, the Park City Planning Commission on Monday (Oct. 26, 2020), formally agreed to move forward with a plan to rezone a piece of land near 85th Street North and Broadway for an overnight travel center.
A Wichita City Council member reported a man’s text messages to police after he said those messages “took a threatening tone” toward Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple, a probable cause affidavit laying out details leading to criminal charges explains.
Kansas on Monday reported record highs for its seven-day rolling averages of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and a spokesman for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said she was considering calling the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session to impose a statewide mask mandate.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Tuesday (Oct. 27, 2020) will hear an appeal in the case of a Hutchinson man convicted of killing his mother and sister by setting his family’s home on fire in September of 2013.