Grant DeMars, WIBW

Grant DeMars

WIBW

Kansas, United States

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Recent articles by Grant:

Sedgwick County releases JIAC video following Cedric Lofton’s death

We are now seeing the interaction 17-year-old Cedric Lofton had with employees at the Juvenile Intake Assessment Center (JIAC) on the morning of Sept. 24, 2021. Sedgwick County released surveillance video from inside the facility Friday afternoon. → Read More

Medicine in short supply as colds, COVID surge

Whether it’s COVID-19 or just a common cold, more and more people are getting sick this week. → Read More

Unseasonable warmth presents challenges for Kansas hunters

From pheasants to deer to waterfowl, hunting seasons are in full swing in Kansas. But so far, it’s been a challenge for many hunters because of the unusual warmth the state’s recently had. → Read More

Toddler severely injured in lawnmower accident gets warm welcome home

There were cheering, signs, balloons and a lot of love to welcome one-year-old Everlee Kay, finally home after an especially difficult past few months. → Read More

Petition signed by over half of Kansas’ Sheriffs, calling for change in leadership

More than half of Kansas’ sheriffs say the situation at the Larned State Hospital in Pawnee County has reached a crisis level. → Read More

How to stay safe trick-or-treating this Halloween

While Halloween is meant to be filled with excitement, candy, and costumes, there is some risk while walking the streets at night. → Read More

Crossing-safety concern heightened after woman dies in crash with train, family frustrated

Two days after a Maize woman died in a crash involving a train at a crossing near 53rd Street North and 135th Street West, her family publicly discussed the woman’s life and expressed frustrations with the accident they said, was preventable. → Read More

Woman pleads guilty in crash that severely injured Wichita musician, killed 2

The woman responsible for a deadly crash in May 2019 pled guilty in Sedgwick County District Court Wednesday, Oct. 20, to six charges. → Read More

Aerospace workers in Wichita continue showing opposition to vaccine mandate

Wichita aerospace workers are still showing their opposition to a federal vaccine mandate that will force them to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or find a new job. → Read More

Local activists call for transparency, answers into teen’s in-custody death

As the Kansas Bureau of Investigation continues its investigation into a teen’s death following detainment at the Juvenile Intake Assessment Center in Wichita, local activists are encouraging support for the teen’s family and calling for transparency in that investigation. → Read More

Local activists call for transparency, answers into teen’s in-custody death

As the Kansas Bureau of Investigation continues its investigation into a teen’s death following detainment at the Juvenile Intake Assessment Center in Wichita, local activists are encouraging support for the teen’s family and calling for transparency in that investigation. → Read More

Wichita police addressing concern with rise in teen shootings

Wichita police say this year, teen shootings are becoming too common. → Read More

Rural Kansas hospitals may be ‘2 or 3’ patients away from bed shortage

In the coming weeks, some Kansas hospitals may be forced to choose which patients receive care → Read More

Rural Kansas hospitals may be ‘2 or 3’ patients away from bed shortage

In the coming weeks, some Kansas hospitals may be forced to choose which patients receive care → Read More

Microburst causes damage in Augusta Wednesday morning

Residents of Augusta are cleaning up after a microburst struck the town early Wednesday. → Read More

New Wichita supermarket hopes to fill long-standing food desert

A new supermarket near Broadway and Harry opened Wednesday with hopes to fill a long-standing food desert. → Read More

Man arrested for 2nd degree murder in south Wichita shooting

Wichita police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting that occurred Sunday night. → Read More

Salina School Board takes no action on masks despite parent opposition

Some parents and community members showed at the Salina School Board meeting Tuesday night hoping members would vote to change a mask requirement for the district. → Read More

Kansas landlords react to new eviction moratorium

As a new eviction moratorium takes effect nationwide, some groups representing landlords and realtors are taking action against it. → Read More

Sedgwick County health officials hope full FDA approval will encourage more people to get vaccinated

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine could get full FDA approval in a matter of weeks, as the delta variant continues to drive another surge in cases. → Read More