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Past articles by Taylor:

$750,000 grant to WPD for state of the art gun crime center

Wichita police are hoping a new federal grant will help curb violent crime in the city. → Read More

Maize home burglarized while family sleeps

Early Wednesday morning, the McCormick's garage door was opened but not by anyone in the family because they were all inside fast asleep. → Read More

Kansans react to Walmart's new gun restrictions

One month after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing 22 people, the nation's largest retailer is making changes to its gun policies. → Read More

Rash of car burglaries in Park City

Park City police say they're battling a rash of vehicle break ins. They've reported 15 since last Thursday. Marlo Rugg says Tuesday morning was just like any other morning. That is, until she got ... → Read More

75th annual Sedgwick County Fair

This year marks the 75th year for the Sedgwick County Fair. Wednesday night, it kicked off with a parade in Cheney. Terry Kohler has lived in Cheney all his life. → Read More

Young vandals threatening summer fun in El Dorado

The city of El Dorado says young vandals are threatening the splash pads from remaining open. → Read More

Teenager traumatized after sexual assault at the downtown YMCA

Police say 31-year-old Keith Magoon sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl and two 16-year-old girls Wednesday night at the downtown Wichita YMCA. The mother of one of the victims talked to KAKE Ne... → Read More

Travelers stuck as flood waters close Kansas Turnpike

Flood waters completely covered the Kansas Turnpike, making it impossible for travelers, like Courtney Greenwood to pass through. → Read More

Tree topples into Newton home after thunderstorm

Limb by limb, crews are carefully cutting an enormous tree apart. It was over half a century old, and it's made it through ice storms, high winds and years of wear. A small thunderstorm Wednesday n... → Read More

Kansas zookeeper recovering after tiger attack in Topeka zoo

The Topeka Zoo has released the identity of the zookeeper injured after a Sumatran Tiger, named Sanjiv, attacked her inside an exhibit last week. Kristyn Hayden-Ortega is still recovering in a Top... → Read More

Sedgwick County Jail critically low on detention deputies

The Sedgwick County Jail books in about 75 new inmates everyday, and it's already overcrowded. There are so many people being held, some are sleeping on cots. The jail is also understaffed, making ... → Read More

Kansas Senate passes 'Kristin's Law' to protect victims of domestic violence

"Kristin's Law" is named after a woman shot and killed by her husband in Derby last year after a history of domestic abuse. → Read More

Metallica sets attendance record at INTRUST Bank Arena

Bitterly cold temperatures and thousands of miles of travel weren't enough to stop Metallica fans from rocking out. → Read More

Drivers do costly damage to highways during winter storms

The most recent storm left behind damage on Kansas highways. The Kansas Department of Transportation says when the roadways are slick, the highways take a hit. → Read More

Wichita girl dies days after ending 457-day hospital stay

Zei Uwadia's mother says her daughter died Monday night, less than two weeks after returning to Wichita. She left Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 31 -- a day before her ... → Read More

Middle school students use knitting to give back

Giggling and the sound of knitting needles clicking together. It's what you'll hear in Ms. Haney's knitting class every morning. Before this school year, students at Mayberry Cultural and Fine Art... → Read More

Wichita Public Schools approve 2019-2020 school calendar

Wichita Public Schools Board Members addressed a crowd and reevaluated the 2019-2020 school calendar for the second time. It's a decision that's been a challenge for the district. → Read More

Community rallies around Wichita detective

Wichita Detective Matt Young has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Now, he's in the fight of his life. → Read More

Benefit concert next month for Wichita detective battling cancer

Wichita Detective Matt Young has been in law enforcement for over 20 years. Now, he's in the fight of his life. → Read More

Wichitans say current public transportation isn't cutting it

Many Wichitans rely on public transportation, but some say there aren't enough options to get them from point A to point B. → Read More