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Lots of pictures of hail from overnight coming into the firstname.lastname@example.org inbox. Make sure you send yours to us so we can share them with the world.
Scanners have been relatively quiet today.
Police Daily Briefing:
Big burglary ring bust.
Skid Steer theft $38k
DUI Checklane through Patrol East 11 pm - 2 am tonight
Our own Karl Man is covering storm damage in the Abilene area... looks pretty bad up there... car windows and trees are no match for 7" hail...
Coming up at 5 & 6: We'll have the latest on storm damage and the flooding threat in north-central Kansas. What can Greensburg teach Tuscaloosa after its tornado? The answer tonight on Eyewitness News.
Our 5pm producer has gone up to the control room. Mike & Cindy are on the set getting ready.
Semi rollover accident in the 6200 block of S. Ridge has northbound Ridge Road closed.
The driver of the truck has minor injuries. The semi was carrying acid, but there are no leaks or spills. We're told it will take 2-3 to clear the scene and remove the acid from the truck
Dispatch tells us Ridge Road in the area of the 6200 block is back open.
Firefighters are battling a building fire at 21st N. & Broadway. No reports of injuries.
Firefighters are going defensive on the fire at 21st & Broadway. It means they'll fight it from the outside.
Traffic diverted from area. We expect an updates from Dave Roberts on the scene soon.
We'll be live with the latest on this fire coming up at 10. Send your photos if you're nearby to email@example.com.
Crews are being kept at least 40 feet away from the Treatco facility in the 2300 block of N. Broadway.
We'll be out on the scene for awhile. Expect more here at KWCH.com and on Eyewitness News This Morning starting at 5:00am.