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Morgan Downing


Wichita, KS, United States

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Past articles by Morgan:

Police arrest 3 for copper theft in downtown Wichita

Law enforcement is seeing a rise in copper thefts because metal prices are up and drug addicts are stealing to pay for their habits, Wichita police say. → Read More

New neighbors raising concerns in east Wichita

A possible new business in east Wichita is getting a lot of attention and not in a good way. → Read More

Three Hutchinson Police officers fired following internal investigation

A veteran Hutchinson Police Captain has been fired following an internal investigation. → Read More

Voter registration hits record high in Sedgwick County

There is one day remaining to register to vote in the November midterm elections, and voters in Sedgwick County are already making history. → Read More

Man jailed following explosion in southwest Wichita

Police arrested a 43-year-old man who allegedly uses a firework to blow up an item behind his southwest Wichita home. → Read More

Suicide deaths reach a record high in Sedgwick County

Local leaders say the number of suicides in Sedgwick County is reaching epidemic levels. According to the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition, the number of people who died by suicide in... → Read More

FBI investigates Hutchinson Police Department

The Hutchinson city manager confirms the FBI is investigating the Hutchinson Police Department. → Read More

Additional parking for air show visitors

If you are planning a visit to the Frontiers in Flight Air Show on Sunday, there will be more parking options. → Read More

Wins for Kansas: GLSEN

In this weeks Wins for Kansas, we're recognizing a non-profit that is trying to create a safe school environment for all children. → Read More

Police: 2-year-old girl hurt in shooting at Wichita playground

Wichita police say a 2-year-old girl suffered non life-threatening injuries when she was shot at a neighborhood playground. → Read More

Man arrested for gang-related shooting that injured toddler at Wichita playground

The shooting happened Wednesday evening in the 800 block of East Ross Parkway. Police say a suspect in a white Chevy Impala fired several rounds into the playground while driving in the wrong lane. → Read More

Troopers: 5 dead after fiery plane crash

A plane bound for Independence, Kansas crashed late Saturday morning. → Read More

Vandals tag public art just days after completion

Just days after a community-wide art project is completed, it was hit by vandals. → Read More

Arsonists setting fires in a Wichita neighborhood

Tuesday night alone, someone set five different fires around a neighborhood near 55th and south Broadway. While most of the damage may be small, it's a big deal and threat to the people who are sl... → Read More

Proposed biofuel plant worrying neighbors

A proposed biofuel plant is concerning to some who live in Sumner County. → Read More

Felon's escape raises questions about ankle monitors

Police say a violent gang member has been missing since Tuesday, and how easy it was for him to fly under the radar is raising concerns. → Read More

Taxpayer money down the drain

The Wichita Public Works department is launching a review after we called them about a broken water pipe. → Read More

Donald Trump Jr. campaigns for Kris Kobach in Wichita

Donald Trump Jr. said Kobach would drain the swamp in Topeka like his father has drained the swamp in D.C. → Read More

Wichita drivers license office to reopen Thursday

The Kansas Department of Revenue says the Twin Lakes drivers license and tax office will reopen Thursday after being closed for two days. → Read More

Statewide initiative targets sex buyers

Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Monday that Kansas is joining ten other states in an initiative called Demand an End. → Read More