Stan Finger, The Wichita Eagle

Stan Finger

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Stan:

Central U.S. faces several rounds of severe weather. Floods, hail, tornadoes possible

Authorities are urging residents of more than a dozen states – including Kansas – to pay attention to forecasts and prepare themselves for severe weather beginning Friday into next week. → Read More

Kansas could see uptick in tornadoes this spring, experts warn

Statewide tornado drills are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday. Local authorities are predicting an active tornado season this spring and worry that Kansans have been lulled into a sense of complacency after several remarkably quiet years. → Read More

Heavy rain swept father and son off Kansas road. They were found dead inside the car

Dennis Clark Catron Sr., 72, and Dennis Clark Catron Jr., 39, of rural Elk City were killed when their car was “swept off the road” during heavy Kansas rainfall, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said. → Read More

Wichita is being hit hardest by tariffs on China, according to analysis

No city is being hit harder by the tariffs on China than Wichita, according to analysis by the Brookings Institute. → Read More

Developers seek city help to renovate 'eyesore' in southeast Wichita

Developers are asking the Wichita City Council for nearly $6 million in bonds to pay for the renovation of an old apartment complex in southeast Wichita. → Read More

Weather officials wonder: 'Why so few tornadoes this year?'

An 'incredibly quiet' tornado season across the United States has weather officials searching for explanations. → Read More

Spring? What spring? Wichita skips a season this year

Wichita's weather went from an unusually late winter to an early summer this year, weather officials say. → Read More

Wichita State University gets largest cash gift in school history

Wichita State University on Wednesday was given the largest cash gift in the school's history. → Read More

Strong storms could batter Wichita's afternoon commute

Strong thunderstorms are possible in the Wichita area Monday afternoon and evening, forecasters say. Portions of central and southeast Kansas are vulnerable as well. → Read More

He loved his first Big Mac so much that he ate 29,999 more of them (not at once)

Don Gorske, a retired prison guard from Wisconsin, ate his 30,000th Big Mac on Friday earning him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Gorske claims he's in good health despite his twice daily hamburgers from McDonald's. → Read More

Silver Alert issued for Wichita woman who is missing for second time this week

Michelle Foy, who has dementia and other illnesses, was last seen in northeast Wichita Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Toddler wasn't breathing when police arrived; now his mother is in jail

A woman and her boyfriend have been arrested after her 2-year-old boy was found by police with significant injuries to his head and face. → Read More

Renowned entrepreneur Leslie Rudd, 76, loved to combine history with innovation

Wichita native Leslie Rudd, who died Thursday at 76, was a creative force who relished history but was always looking ahead. → Read More

Police label man's death in west Wichita 'suspicious'

A man was found dead near Douglas and West on Wednesday afternoon, and police are still trying to figure out why. → Read More

Tornadoes tease Tescott area again, but Wichita escapes worst storms

Storms lost strength by the time they reached Wichita Wednesday night, but more welcome rain fell. → Read More

First tornadoes of the year strike northern Kansas

Tornadoes touched down in Kansas Tuesday, ending a dry spell not seen in nearly 40 years in the Sunflower State. → Read More

'LivePD' may air fatal officer-involved shooting in Missouri

"LivePD" cameras were filming when a Springfield, Missouri, man was shot by deputies on Wednesday, authorities said. → Read More

Man shot at house in southwest Wichita

Police are investigating a shooting incident Saturday in south Wichita. → Read More

UPDATE: Driver who fled from fatal collision arrested, sheriff's office says

One person has died and another has been injured in a collision near Haysville. → Read More

More frowns than flowers as April chill refuses to budge

Cold, wet conditions lead to more postponements on Saturday as April refuses to shed its wintry flavor. → Read More