This Afternoon
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Cloudy skies expected with a high of 55
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6:50am   8:04pm
Tonight
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Partly cloudy skies with a low of 34
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6:50am   8:04pm
Sunday
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Daytime highs approaching 62 under mainly sunny skies
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6:48am   8:05pm

Here's What's Happening

Kraft Speaks Out In Defense Of Patriots

As we count down the hours until Super Bowl 49 this weekend, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out swinging yesterday, saying there are no cheaters on his team. The NFL is investigating whether the Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC... Read More.

Pedestrian Killed In Winfield

A pedestrian was killed Sunday in Winfield after stepping in front of an eastbound tractor-trailer. It happened yesterday morning around 8:20 on K-360 in Winfield. 23 year old Vance Oliver of Winfield was struck fatally by a 2011 Freightliner semi, registered in Oklahoma and hauling... Read More.
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Grass Fire Fought – Result Of Welding Sparks

Firefighters from Udall and Rock were called out to a report of a grass fire over the weekend. It happened Sunday afternoon on 62nd Road, 9 miles east of Udall. Reportedly, Richard Miller had been welding near his shop, and sparks set the short... Read More.
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Two Arrested On Drug And Alcohol Charges

Two people were arrested Friday morning on drug and alcohol charges near the old West Chestnut Avenue bridge. The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office says 21 year old Trenton Biddle of Garden City, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of... Read More.

Flames Hit Rent-A-Center

The Rent-A-Center on North Summit is heavily damaged after a Wednesday night fire. It all began about 7:30 last night when people began smelling the smoke. Ark City and Winfield firefighters responded. Summit STreet was closed during the ffort. Firefighters... Read More.
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Wichita Police Shooting

In Witchita, police fatally shot a man who allegedly threatened to kill people at a home. According to the police report, it happened Saturday night when two officers responded to a report that a drunken man armed with a knife was attempting to go... Read More.

Hot Shotz Shooter Arraigned

A Winfield man was charged with second-degree murder and a pair of misdemeanors Monday morning in Cowley County District Court. The Ark City Traveler reports that 42 year old Timothy Boyd is the man who is accused of shooting and killing 32 year old Derrick... Read More.
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New Years Bar Shooting Investigation Ongoing

The investigation is continuing into the shooting death New Year’s Day at Hot Shotz bar in Winfield. Police say that while they do have the alleged shooter in custody, they are still not releasing any names while they continue to attempt to contact the family... Read More.

Check Fraud Reported

Ark City Police have arrested two people from Texas on charges of felony theft and making false information. The arrests come following a report by a Cowley County financial institution that it received several fraudulent checks. A representative from the financial institution... Read More.