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Orchard Park library branch to close in December Story | Posted: November 19, 2014
The branch was eliminated in the city's 2015 budget. The City of Wichita has announced that the Orchard Park library branch will be closing permanently in December. The change stems from the 2015 budget the city adopted last year, which eliminated funding for the branch.  Patrons of the branch are
Snow leads to accidents/closings Story | Posted: November 16, 2014 By Heidi Jones
Many streets continue to be snowpacked and icy The snowy conditions around Wichita have led to several accidents, mostly with minor injuries or no injuries. Snow packed conditions persist on side streets as well.  Major streets were clearing Sunday afternoon,but there will still be many snowpacked and icy spots, especially
Streets closed near airport crash site Story | Posted: October 30, 2014
The public is urged to avoid the area Officials at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport say some roads have been closed near the scene of the plane crash at the Flight Safety Building.   Airport Road and Midfield Road are closed between Harry and Crossfield.  Mid-Continent Drive is still open.
WATCH: Fishermen get dangerously close to hammerhead shark Story | Posted: November 11, 2014
The men tossed bait into the water before jumping in themselves. When a few fishermen stumbled across a large hammerhead shark off the coast of California, their first instinct was to jump in the water. According to WPTV , the rare encounter happened while four men were spear
Manhunt for Pa. cop killer suspect closes local schools Story | Posted: October 21, 2014 By Julianne Cassidy
Ten schools in the Pocono Mountain School District in Pennsylvania are closed Tuesday. Ten schools in the Pocono Mountain School District in Pennsylvania are closed Tuesday as authorities scour the area for a self-taught sharpshooting survivalist who pulled off a deadly ambush against state troopers in September. "Eric Matthew
Michael Brown autopsy reveals close-range shooting, THC in system Story | Posted: October 22, 2014
An official autopsy of Michael Brown's body seems to support some of officer Darren Wilson's claims. An official autopsy and toxicology report for Michael Brown, obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , reveals that he was shot at close range and had marijuana in his system when he
Columbus Day means county, federal closings Story | Posted: October 13, 2014 By Jake Bowles
Emergency services are still available by calling 911. In honor of Columbus Day, Sedgwick County offices, federal offices and all Wichita Public Library locations will be closed to the public Monday, Oct. 13.   Emergency services are still available by calling 911.
Closings List GeneralPage | Posted: February 28, 2013
The latest forecast, storm coverage, closings and road conditions       KFDI NEWS: The Latest On The Storm         KDOT Road Conditions    KWCH Radar        Westar Power Outages Website      Send Us Your Storm Photos   School
School & Business Closings Form | Posted: December 18, 2012
 Please submit your closing information in the form below.
Amazon to close Kansas distribution center Story | Posted: October 02, 2014 By Associated Press
The closing will affect hundreds of workers plans to close a distribution center in southeast Kansas in February, a move that is expected to affect hundreds of workers. The Seattle, Washington-based online retailer said in an email Wednesday that the decision was not made