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Oxford Grand at Capacity Less than One Year after Opening
WICHITA, Kan. - When Oxford Senior Living conceptualized its assisted living facility near 29th Street North and Maize Road, the hope was for the facility to reach capacity sometime in its second year of operation. The plan was for a gradual ramp-up at Oxford Grand, a 77-unit memory care and ...
President Obama Uses Weekly Address to Discuss Fight Against ISIS
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama used his weekly address to speak about the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria for the second consecutive week. "Over the past week," the commander in chief said, "the United States has continued to lead our ...
Timberwolves Offer Max Deal to Bledsoe
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly offered a maximum contract to restricted free-agent Eric Bledsoe in hopes of a sign-and-trade deal with the Phoenix Suns, Bledsoe's current team. The deal is for a reported four years and $63 million, exceeding
Former Shocker Buys More Land for Hoops Academy
WICHITA, Kan. - Jason Perez already owns six acres in Bel Aire’s Sunflower Commerce Park. Soon he will own seven more. Perez, a former Wichita State University basketball player, plans to buy two more lots in Bel Aire’s up-and-coming industrial park to expand his Next Level Hoops Academy — the ...
Halstead Police: Suspicious Man Approaches Middle School Boys
HALSTEAD, KAN. - The Halstead community is on high alert, after a report of a suspicious person in the area Thursday. The alleged incident occurred outside the Kansas Learning Center for Health, a place in Halstead where dozens of kids in the community spend their time. Shortly after 10:30 p.m. ...
Wanderlei Silva Retires from MMA
Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Veteran mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva retired abruptly on Friday, announcing his decision in a surprise 13-minute YouTube video. Silva cited "disillusionment" with the UFC, his current employer, as the main reason for his decision to walk away from
GOP Weekly Address: Democrats Have Chosen 'Divisive Politics Rather Than Facts and Common Sense'
US Congress (WASHINGTON) -- In this week's Weekly Republican Address, Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado calls out President Obama and the Democrats in the Senate for blocking numerous jobs and energy bills that have already been passed by the Republican-held House. Gardner notes that those hurt most by
ABC Scoreboard Roundup 9/19/14
Hemera/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 14 (88-66) - Chicago Cubs 5 (66-88) Pittsburgh Pirates 4 (83-70) - Milwaukee Brewers 2 (79-75) Washington Nationals 3 (89-64) - Miami Marlins 2 (74-79) New York Mets 5 (74-80) - Atlanta Braves 0 (76-77) Colorado Rockies 15 (63-91) - Arizona
Kershaw Wins 20th Game, Dodgers Clinch Playoff Spot
Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (CHICAGO) -- Despite only throwing five innings, Clayton Kershaw picked up his league-leading 20th win of the season as Los Angeles defeated the Chicago Cubs (68-86) 14-5 on Friday. It was the shortest outing in nearly four months for Kershaw (20-3), who was aided by ...
Jameis Winston's Suspension Increased
Grant Halverson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Citing new findings in their investigation to his sexual and profane outburst at a student union meeting, Florida State announced late Friday they were suspending quarterback Jameis Winston for the full game against No. 22 Clemson on Saturday. Winston had