A Day in Review: Father Kapaun’s remains are brought home

Father Emil Kapaun, a priest who made his mark around the world, was finally laid to rest in his home state of Kansas about 70 years after his death.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

FINAL FAREWELL: Thousands of Kansans gather Wednesday to witness Father Emil Kapaun’s procession

As Father Kapaun was picked up and carried through the front doors of The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Mary Ann Conway says it was a moment worth waiting for.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fr. Kapaun homecoming Mass of Christian Burial

A large crowd gathered at Hartman Arena for the Mass of Christian Burial for Father Emil Kapaun before they headed to Veterans Memorial Park.   Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hundreds gather at Riverfront Stadium for YMCA fitness challenge

According to a study by the APA, almost half of Americans gained weight during the pandemic, and by a whopping 29 pounds on average. But, as things slowly get back to normal, some people are deciding to do something about it. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Thousands gather at Hartman Arena to honor Father Kapaun

A funeral vigil for Father Emil Kapaun Tuesday night brought thousands of people to Hartman Arena to remember the life of the Roman Catholic priest who fought and died in the Korean War.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

KBI gives new details surrounding 17-year-old’s death while in custody

The KBI says an autopsy was conducted on Monday. Cedric ‘CJ’ Lofton’s cause of death is pending further investigation and toxicology results.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

DEA: Fake pills deadlier, more accessible

The Saint Louis division of the DEA is issuing a public safety alert. It says fake prescription pills are becoming deadlier and more available than ever before.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Injured Ness City football player hospitalized

High school football players and their families are praying for miracle tonight. During a game a week ago, a Ness City player went down after a hard hit. Now he’s in a Kansas City hospital fighting for his life.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Father Kapaun’s road to sainthood

As we continue to honor Father Emil Kapaun this week in his return home, we want to help explain his ongoing journey to sainthood. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Popular Maize sandwich shop closing due to lack of workers

MAIZE, Kan. (KAKE) – “When the COVID hit, we just have been struggling and struggling,” said Nancy Parish. Parish is the owner of the long-loved Nancy’s A-Maize-N Sandwichita in Maize. She said during the pandemic, she did everything she could to keep thi Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

One of the last POWs to see Father Kapaun alive visits him in Pilsen

It was a reunion over 70 years in the making: a veteran who was a prisoner of war with Father Emil Kapaun was able to take part in a special moment with the father’s family and remains Sunday in Pilsen.    Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Chargers rally to beat turnover-prone Chiefs 30-24 in KC

The Chargers had just turned the Kansas City Chiefs over for the fourth time Sunday. Los Angeles coach Brandon Staley was left with a crucial fourth-down call with less than a minute left in a tie game. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Father Emil Kapaun’s remains flown back into Kansas

The remains of Father Emil Kapaun, the Pilsen priest and Medal of Honor recipient who was killed in a POW camp during the Korean war were flown into Wichita Saturday. This begins a multi-day long series events honoring the priest. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

$10 debt leads to fatal shooting in Kansas City

A man has been charged in the fatal shooting of another man on a Kansas City street — a shooting investigators say stemmed from a dispute over a $10 debt. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pilsen prepares for return of Fr. Emil Kapaun remains

The tiny town of Pilsen is preparing for the return of its most famous native son. Residents spent the day cutting the grass and painting parking lines outside of the church in town where Father Emil Kapaun’s remains will be taken. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

81-year-old Kansas woman with dementia found in Missouri

The statewide Silver Alert for 81-year-old Marsha McClellan has been canceled after she was found in Missouri. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says McClellan was involved in an auto accident but is in good condition.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Family says shooting victim Azuri Jones lost newborn baby, older brother just 2 weeks before being killed

“I was numb. Disbelief. And I think I am still in disbelief simply because it feels like a dream a little bit,” said Felisha Brown. Brown barely remembers the heart-wrenching moment she found out her 16-year-old niece, Azuri Jones, was shot and killed Thu Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Statewide Silver Alert issued for Kansas man last seen Tuesday

The whereabouts of Donald L. Pursley are unknown, and authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding him. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Colwich man says prayers that used Father Kapaun’s name saved his life after tragic sports head injury

On Saturday when Father Emil Kapaun’s remains return home to Kansas, it will mean a lot to many people. None more than perhaps Chase Kear of Colwich.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Somos de Wichita’ helps local officer find his roots

The history of Latinos in Wichita goes back more than a century to the founding of the city. Somos de Wichita, an online project being completed at Wichita State, works to document that history. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Neighbors recall terrifying moment 16-year-old girl was shot and killed after car chase; 3 teens in custody

Officers responded at around 1:17 p.m. Thursday to multiple reports of shots fired and vehicles chasing each other through the neighborhood around 15th Street North and Belmont, near the Wichita State University campus.  Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Enigma Club and Lounge re-opens doors for first time since shooting

A Wichita night club that quickly became a crime scene in early September is reopening its doors again. “I opened this place two years ago because I wanted to make something that was different,” said Enigma owner Ali Kibar. Top Featured Tags: – Kansas NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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