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The Latest: Yovanovitch explains why she didn’t praise Trump

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The former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine has arrived on Capitol Hill to testify in the Trump impeachment inquiry. More>>

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Wichita baseball stadium progressing with new partnership

The Wichita Wind Surge announced their partnership with Emprise Bank Friday morning at the stadium marking their first legacy partnership.

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19-year-old arrested in double homicide in Topeka

The victims were identified as 15-year-old Owen Hughes and 21-year-old Reginald McKinney Jr.

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Surviving California school shooting victims on road to recovery

The three teenagers who survived being shot at their Santa Clarita, California, high school Thursday are all on the road to recovery, officials said. 

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Wind Surge logo designer discusses design, responds to criticism Video included

Curious fans sat down with Wichita Wind Surge logo designer Todd Radom Thursday night to learn about his design process.  

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Trailer with thousands of meals for homeless veterans found with most food gone

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A trailer packed with thousands of meals for homeless veterans that was reported stolen earlier this week has been found. But most of the food is gone. 

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LA suburb mourns student victims after school shooting

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Hannah Schooping-Gutierrez, center, a student at Saugus High School, is comforted by her boyfriend Declan Sheridan, at right, a student at nearby Valencia High School during a vigil at Central Park in the aftermath of a ... (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Hannah Schooping-Gutierrez, center, a student at Saugus High School, is comforted by her boyfriend Declan Sheridan, at right, a student at nearby Valencia High School during a vigil at Central Park in the aftermath of a ...
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Investigators are trying to determine why a 16-year-old suspect pulled a gun at a Los Angeles-area high school campus, killing two students and wounding three before turning the gun on himself. More>>

Kansas man dies in crash on county road

A 43-year-old man has died after authorities say he ran a stop sign and crashed in car on a county road in eastern Kansas. 

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Kansas City bans gay conversion therapy for minors

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Conversion therapy for LGBTQ young people will not be allowed in Kansas City. 

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Beauty academy owners want answers after car crashes into building Video included

Operators of Crave Beauty Academy in Wichita are in need of answers after a driver slammed into the business about a month ago. 

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'Wichita Wind Surge' opens temporary shop for AAA baseball merch Video included

Since the stadium is under construction, the store set up shop in a building at Sycamore & Texas St as a temporary outlet for Wind Surge gear. Once the stadium opens in the spring, the store will move into its permanent home.

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MISSING IN KANSAS: 'Miss Molly' may be 1 of 2 missing European women Video included

The unidentified body of a woman found in Kansas in the 80's might be one of two missing European women.

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At least 2 killed in California school shooting, 16-year-old suspect in hospital in 'grave condition' Video included

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Two 14-year-old boys and a 16-year-old girl are dead and two other students are injured after a classmate opened fire at a high school in Southern California Thursday morning, officials said.

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Bell ringers needed Black Friday to Christmas Eve Video included

They will collect donations throughout the city, from November 29th to December 24th.

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Teen pleas to lesser charges in Olathe shooting death

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A 17-year-old boy originally charged with murder in a high school student's death in Olathe has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

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2 Kansas sheriff's employees charged in jail incident

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Two Kansas sheriff's department employees have been charged over an incident with a jailed inmate, but no details have been released. 

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Petition aims to change the name of Wichita's baseball team

Hours after Wichita learned the name of the city's new Triple-A baseball team, someone has created a petition to change it.

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List of door-to-door peddlers banned from doing business in Kansas

Kansans can now access an online list of door-to-door peddlers who have been prohibited from doing business in the state. 

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Moran on V.A. Overpayments: What is their policy? Video included

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran responded to a KAKE News Investigation into over-payments from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. 

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Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player's death

An independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college has found "a striking lack of leadership." 

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Man found dead on tracks in Ark City

A 62-year-old Arkansas City man has died after apparently being struck by a train. 

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KISS is bringing their 'End of the Road' tour to Wichita

Rock legends KISS announced the last legs of their final tour will bring them to Wichita this winter.

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Kansas man sentenced to 5 1/2 years for attempted rape of 4-year-old girl

A 77-year-old northeast Kansas man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for the attempted rape of a 4-year-old girl.  

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Mother working to rebuild home for sons with terminal illness Video included

Wichita woman making progress on home for two sons with terminal illness.

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Portable charger explodes, gives local man second degree burns Video included

"It sounded like a twenty gauge shotgun going off...just flames and smoke," says Dennis Hellon. Just over 24 hours ago, Dennis Hellon was rushed to the hospital. "First and second degree burns all over my upper chest and neck and lower part of my face...Second degree burns on my eyelids and missing part of my lashes," he says. Hellon was at home working when out of no where, his portable charger started smoking. "It wasn't connected to anything. It was jus...

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KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Solving the drug crisis Video included

Methamphetamine is one of the most addictive substances known to man.

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Wichita reveals new Triple-A baseball team name Video included

The name of Wichita's new Triple-A baseball team has been revealed. There was a lot of build-up on social media leading up to Wednesday night's public presentation at Wave. A series of potential names were gradually released like: Wichita Linemen, Doo-Dahs, and the 29ers Ultimately, the team's name will be the Wichita Wind Surge.  KAKE-TV More>>

Kansas board of education to vote on anti-vaping policy Video included

More Kansas schools could soon be adopting an anti-vaping policy. The Kansas board of education will vote in December on a set of policy recommendations regarding tobacco products. If approved, they would be passed onto local school boards for consideration. The Wichita school district has already had this ban in place for nearly a decade. They say it's getting harder to enforce. "We catch a fair amount of students, but we also know from self report surveys that there's a lo...

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Customers rewarded for reporting suspicious activity Video included

Several Home Depot customers received free tools for reporting suspicious activity and being aware of their surroundings.

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Former Campus High P.E. teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student, sentenced to probation

A former Haysville school district P.E. teacher has been sentenced for having sexual contact with a student. 

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Man charged in shooting death of 15-year-old Wichita boy

Malick Garrett, 18, appeared in court via video and was charged with one count of second-degree murder. He remains jailed on $200,000 bond.

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    Deb Farris

    Deb Farris

    Anchor for KAKE News @ 5PM, 6PM, 10PM

    Deb grew up on a farm in Iowa before moving to Pratt, Kansas. She graduated from Pratt High School and Fort Hays...

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    Anchor for KAKE News @ 5PM, 6PM, 10PM

    Deb grew up on a farm in Iowa before moving to Pratt, Kansas. She graduated from Pratt High School and Fort Hays...

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    Craig Nigrelli

    Craig Nigrelli

    Anchor for KAKE News @ 5PM, 6PM, 10PM

    Craig Nigrelli has reported and shared major news stories with viewers for more than 29 years...

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    Anchor for KAKE News @ 5PM, 6PM, 10PM

    Craig Nigrelli has reported and shared major news stories with viewers for more than 29 years...

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    Shane Ewing

    Shane Ewing

    Anchor / Reporter

    Shane Ewing anchors Good Morning Kansas and KAKE News at 11. Despite living in numerous places along his journey to the Sunflower State, Shane calls...

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    Anchor / Reporter

    Shane Ewing anchors Good Morning Kansas and KAKE News at 11. Despite living in numerous places along his journey to the Sunflower State, Shane calls...

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  • Thousands of Kansans left without power on Monday

    Thousands of Kansans left without power on Monday

    Evergy says a combination of ice and wind is weighing down the lines. This causes what's called "galloping," where the power lines swing around like a jump rope. 

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    Evergy says a combination of ice and wind is weighing down the lines. This causes what's called "galloping," where the power lines swing around like a jump rope. 

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  • Oklahoma sees record number of tornadoes this year

    Oklahoma sees record number of tornadoes this year

    A nighttime tornado touched down near Hobart in western Oklahoma in May 2019. (KOCO)A nighttime tornado touched down near Hobart in western Oklahoma in May 2019. (KOCO)
    A nighttime tornado touched down near Hobart in western Oklahoma in May 2019. (KOCO)A nighttime tornado touched down near Hobart in western Oklahoma in May 2019. (KOCO)

    The National Weather Service says there have been more tornadoes in Oklahoma this year than any year on record. 

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    The National Weather Service says there have been more tornadoes in Oklahoma this year than any year on record. 

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  • KAKEland snow totals

    KAKEland snow totals

    Wednesday, October 30 2019 10:52 AM EDT2019-10-30 14:52:44 GMT

    Snow and freezing rain will slide from west to east today across KAKEland with the heaviest snow accumulation occurring in Northwest Kansas. Overall snow totals will be fairly low but roads could be slick in spots. KAKEland Snow Totals (7:00am) Saint Francis – 3.0” Tribune – 2.5”...

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    Snow and freezing rain will slide from west to east today across KAKEland with the heaviest snow accumulation occurring in Northwest Kansas. Overall snow totals will be fairly low but roads could be slick in spots. KAKEland Snow Totals (7:00am) Saint Francis – 3.0” Tribune – 2.5”...

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