Alexis Padilla, KSN News Wichita

Alexis Padilla

KSN News Wichita

Wichita, KS, United States

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Recent articles by Alexis:

How Integra plans to fill worker demand for $1.8 billion semiconductor plant

Integra Technologies is set to put in a semiconductor manufacturing plant in the Wichita area creating about 2,000 jobs. In addition, the plant is expected to bring in another 3,000 jobs from construction, suppliers, and community businesses. → Read More

Sports betting off to a successful start in Kansas; what this means for those battling addiction

It’s a major weekend in the NFL to determine who will play in the Superbowl. This is the first season Kansans have been able to bet on games. → Read More

‘He touched everyone that he knew’: Friends remember man shot by dog

A man with a bright future and a lover of life that is how loved ones are remembering the man deputies say was shot by a dog in a hunting accident on Saturday. → Read More

Hunter Larkin mayor of Goddard again, flurry of changes follow

Hunter Larkin is the mayor of the City of Goddard, again. → Read More

Kansas family’s livestock dying at a rapid rate due to feeding error

Livestock chaos. A Kansas family says its livestock is dying at a rapid rate because of a feeding error. → Read More

How to help save a life, what to do if you witness a cardiac arrest

Knowing CPR could be the difference between life and death. We are seeing a big spike in interest in learning it after several celebrities suffered cardiac arrests recently. → Read More

Mentors helping steer local youth

In recent months, law enforcement agencies have voiced concerns about teen violence and the rise in fentanyl use. Local nonprofits say connecting youth with mentors can make a big impact. → Read More

IRC hosts Ukrainian Christmas celebration for refugees

Next month will mark one year since the war began in Ukraine. Millions of Ukrainians fled; some refugees made their way to Kansas. → Read More

‘Right place at the right time’: How WPD officers saved young kids from house fire

Three Wichita children are safe this holiday season thanks to the quick action of two officers from the Wichita Police Department (WPD). → Read More

Vigil held on the 5-year anniversary of Andrew Finch’s death

More than a dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside of Riverfront Stadium to mark the five-year anniversary of the death of Andrew Finch. → Read More

Is your energy bill rising? Reasons behind the costs

It’s not unusual to pay a bit more on energy bills when it gets colder. Some Kansans say this year, those bills are higher than usual. → Read More

‘Tis the season of porch pirates: How to protect your goods

Tis’ the season. Millions of packages are being shipped across the country, hoping to make it in time for the holidays. Not all of those gifts make it inside. → Read More

Kansas man was one step away from a heart attack

Kevin Will is a 56-year-old disabled Army veteran. In July, he noticed something was off. → Read More

“I forgave him a long time ago”: Daughter of 1980 Kansas cold case victim reacts to recent arrest

Nearly 43 years after a Great Bend woman was found shot to death, her suspected killer is behind bars. KSN spoke with the victim’s daughter to get her reaction. → Read More

South Hutchinson day care in danger of losing funds

Open Arms Child Center in South Hutchinson is in danger of losing valuable funding. All because of zoning rules that have been on the books for years. → Read More

Amoxicillin shortage causing frustration; how are local pharmacies adapting?

During a peak time when illnesses are spreading, pharmacies across the nation are struggling to find amoxicillin, and it’s no different here in Kansas. → Read More

Shopping on a budget this holiday season? Secondhand stores offering wallets a break

he holiday shopping season is here! Many people are choosing to buy on a budget as inflation pumps up prices. → Read More

Wichita police identify man killed in Kellogg crash

The Wichita Police Department has identified the man killed in a crash Saturday on Kellogg near Interstate 135. → Read More

Looking for a job? Wichita businesses still looking for seasonal help

The holiday season is here, and many businesses are looking to bring on some extra help to handle the rush. → Read More

Kansas cities dealing with higher water and sewer plant costs

The price you pay for water and sewer could be going up as many cities across Kansas say it is getting more expensive for them to operate the plants. → Read More