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Recent articles by Lacey:

Thieves target Augusta caring center that provides food, clothing for hundreds

The Augusta Community Caring Center provides food, clothing, and basic household items to Butler County residents. → Read More

As COVID-19 cases surge, health officials implore Kansans to wear masks, social distance

Kansas saw its largest increase in new coronavirus cases in more than six weeks Wednesday, a jump of more than 500 cases in two days. → Read More

Family, friends continue search for missing Wichita man

KAKE News On Your Side | Wichita | Kansas | Breaking News, Weather and Sports → Read More

Elephant at the Sedgwick County Zoo recovers from potentially deadly virus

The Sedgwick County Zoo says one of its African elephant has recovered from a virus that can be fatal. → Read More

'It's detrimental': Frustration continues over unemployment benefits in Kansas

The biggest frustration voiced from people waiting for unemployment benefits is the lack of communication with the Kansas Department of Labor. → Read More

Wichita high school seniors celebrated through 'adopt a senior' Facebook group

'Wichita Area Adopt a Senior 2020', a local group created on social media, is bringing positivity to high school seniors during the pandemic. → Read More

Local businesses preparing to reopen with added safety measures

Business owners around Wichita are preparing to reopen their doors as the statewide stay-at-home order is set to end May 3. Many owners are implementing new policies and safety measures to keep s... → Read More

Local businesses eager to reopen, prepared to face challenges

While business owners across the city are preparing to reopen as the statewide stay-at-home order is set to expire soon, there will be challenges in the coming weeks. Businesses will face new cha... → Read More

Isolation, unemployment amid COVID-19 pandemic impacting mental health

The changes amid the novel coronavirus pandemic are weighing on people around the globe. Unemployment, isolation, and rapidly-changing information are taking a toll on mental health. Ashlynn Free... → Read More

Domestic violence shelters to stay open during stay-at-home order

As the country fights to contain the spread of the coronavirus, vast numbers of Americans are ordered to stay home. However, what happens when home isn't safe? → Read More

Kroger hiring 10,000 workers, offering PTO for current workers with COVID-19

While several businesses are closing their doors, others are looking for extra help. Kroger, parent company to Dillon Companies, is hiring an additional 10,000 workers across their retail stores, m... → Read More

Wesley Medical Center begins additional screening for COVID-19

Starting Monday, staff members at Wesley Medical Center will screen all visitors as a precaution for a possible COVID-19 outbreak. → Read More

Wichita sees increase in dogs dumped on roadside, left in dumpsters

Local animal advocates are reminding people about available resources after several dogs were dumped across Wichita. → Read More

WSU basketball players, fans wear pink for breast cancer survivors

The Wichita State men's basketball team was decked out in pink Thursday night to honor breast cancer survivors during their game against USF. The Shockers suited up in pink jerseys, shorts, and s... → Read More

Aero Plains Brewing closes doors after three years

A popular Wichita craft brewery is no longer in business. Aero Plains Brewing, located in the Delano District on Douglas and Handley, shut its doors on Thursday. → Read More

Wichita is one step closer to taxing plastic bags or banning them altogether

Wichita is considering a ban on the use of plastic bags. The City Council voted Tuesday to allow a new task force to study how the city can reduce or get rid of single-use bags. → Read More

Family, friends grant dying man's wish to see horse one final time

Kevin Adkins wanted to see his horse, Vic, one more time before he died. → Read More

Vandals break in, damage Sedgwick County Zoo

Three people were arrested Monday night after causing thousands of dollars worth of damage at Sedgwick County Zoo. → Read More

Chiefs fans welcome baby during Chiefs' playoff game

For one Kansas family, The Chiefs' victories over the last two weeks hold a special meaning. → Read More

Wichita high school coach using KU, K-State brawl to teach players a lesson

Eric Hammond, Wichita North High School's basketball coach, is using Tuesday night's chaos at the KU, K-State game to talk to his players about good sportsmanship. → Read More