Brenda Carrasco, KWCH Eyewitness News

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Past articles by Brenda:

Family hopeful remains of Fr. Kapaun return to Kansas

Although Father Emil Kapaun never came home, the the impact he's had on many lives is apparent, more than 60 years after he died. → Read More

Group in Wichita gathers to protest immigration policy concerning families at border

Dozens gathered in Wichita Thursday in opposition to children being separated from their parents at the U.S./Mexican border. → Read More

Family, friends remember minister who died on mission trip to Peru

Born in Great Bend, Paul Conger left his corporate job in the 90's to create 'First Love Ministries' to help the less fortunate. → Read More

Red Cross shortage of blood and platelets linked to flu and winter weather

What's normally an already difficult time for the Wichita Red Cross to collect blood and platelet donations, has only worsened within the last few weeks, according to Norma Dixon with the organization. → Read More

Hutchinson company gives employees bonus after tax bill

The tax bill signed by President Donald Trump last month was met with mixed reviews by some wondering who it would truly benefit, but the Lawrence Paper Company who employs three-hundred workers throughout its Freemont, Nebraska, Lawrence and Hutchinson locations is confident the tax bill will contribute to their future success as a business. → Read More

Child flu hospitalizations on the rise

It was a busier than normal weekend at work for Doctor Alisa Bridge at Wesley's Children's Hospital. 'We were pretty full over the weekend so we're still able to admit patients but it's a lot fuller than it was two weeks ago,' says Bridge. Doctor Bridge says the increase in child hospitalizations is linked primarily to the flu. → Read More

West Wichita mega church plans expansion

The 60 acres next to the Central Community Church in Wichita will soon no longer sit empty. → Read More

Sedgwick County declares opioid crisis a public nuisance

On Wednesday, Sedgwick County commissioners declared the opioid crisis a public nuisance with 135 deaths linked to opioid use in 2016 alone. → Read More

Pizza restaurants reflect over driver safety policies

The death of 26-year-old Hasan Rahman, a Pizza Hut delivery driver has hit home for Steve Knolla, owner and partner of Knolla's Pizza on Central and Rock. → Read More

Wichitans make the most of warm, sunny day

Wichitans say describing Friday's weather as 'nice' is an understatement. → Read More

Goessel teacher resigns after photo causes concern

The Goessel school district has not confirmed if the teacher's resignation is in response to a picture posted on social media and the parents' concern that followed. Parents say it raises questions about the nature of their relationship. → Read More

Mother of Kansas man killed in Mexico wants justice

Demetrius Atkins Junior's mother says there's still a lot of questions about what led to the death of her son and friends death in Saltillo, Mexico. We did reach out to Edgar Hugo Valdes-Rodriguez' family but were referred to their attorney. → Read More

Two Kansas men killed by Mexican officers

Two Kansas men were recently shot and killed in Mexico. Now, Mexican law enforcement agents are charged with murder. → Read More

Wichita Public Schools face worse teacher shortage than previous years

As your child head back to class, they may not have their permanent teacher right away. Wichita district administrators are working to fill dozens of vacant teaching positions and say the teacher shortage for the 2017 school year is even worse than last year. → Read More

Salina school bus drops kindergartner off at wrong stop

Morgan Fruits says her stomach dropped the moment her babysitter called and said her five-year-old daughter hadn't made it home from school. → Read More

Winfield residents concerned after inmate escapes from prison

We're asking more questions about how a Winfield Correctional Facility inmate walked away Tuesday night without being seen. → Read More

Nickerson-South Hutchinson district to begin random drug tests

Your children may have to take a random drug test next school year, if they attend school in the Nickerson-South Hutchinson school district. → Read More

Keeping your vehicle maintained when it's hot

High temperatures can lead to a dead battery or a blown tire, but there are several things you can do to avoid these heat-related problems. → Read More

Wichita PD graduates 'most diverse' class of officers

The Wichita Police Department's most recent group of graduates makes up one of the most diverse group of recruits they've ever had. → Read More

Former Excel Industries workers attend Job Fair

It was at the Meridian Center in Newton where dozens of former Excel employees came with the same goal: finding a new job. → Read More